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Freeport Indonesia mine workers extend strike for fourth month - "An estimated 5,000 workers at the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport-McMoRan Inc's (FCX.N) Indonesian unit will extend their strike for a fourth month, a union official said on Friday, in an ongoing dispute over layoffs and employment terms." More
- 07/21/17 | Item


Acacia Officials Said to Be Interrogated by Tanzanian Agents - "At least two senior employees at Acacia Mining Plc have been detained for questioning by Tanzanian authorities over the past week, escalating a dispute between the company and the state." More
- 07/21/17 | Item


Sabina Gold & Silver Reports Expanded Second Phase Drilling Campaign at Back River - "Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (SBB.TO) ("Sabina" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that an expanded second phase program of drilling will commence at the Goose camp on its 100%-owned Back River gold project ("Back River" or the "Project") in Nunavut, Canada. Camp will open on July 27th, 2017." More
- 07/20/17 | Item


Taseko Announces Restart of Gibraltar Mine Employees Able to Return to Work - "Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") announces that mining and milling operations at the Gibraltar Mine have been restarted following a 4 day period in which the mine had been idled due to restricted site access caused by wild fires in the region." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Centerra Provides Update on International Arbitration - "Centerra Gold Inc. (CG.TO) announces that an arbitrator has issued an order providing certain interim relief to Centerra in its ongoing arbitration against the Kyrgyz Republic and Kyrgyzaltyn JSC in connection with the Kumtor Project." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Centerra and Premier Submit the Final EIS/EA for Hardrock - "Centerra Gold Inc. ("Centerra") (CG.TO) and Premier Gold Mines Limited ("Premier") (PG.TO) are pleased to announce that their Greenstone Gold Mines (GGM) joint venture has submitted the Hardrock Project Environmental Impact Statement / Environmental Assessment (EIS/EA) to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) to initiate the formal environmental review process." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Newmont Announces Two New Board Members - "Sheri Hickok brings significant engineering and technology experience, including autonomous vehicle and renewable energy development, to Newmont’s Board. She is currently General Manager – Global Product Development, Onshore Wind at GE Renewable Energy where she leads GE’s largest renewable energy portfolio. Prior to this role, Ms. Hickok served in several senior leadership roles at General Motors (GM) over her 22-year tenure, most recently as Executive Chief Engineer – Autonomous Partnerships and Fleets, where she led development of GM’s first autonomous vehicle fleet." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Newmont Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.075 Per Share - "Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) (Newmont or the Company) announced its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share of common stock, payable on September 28, 2017, to holders of record at the close of business on September 14, 2017." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Nevsun Reports Final High Grade Infill Drill Results at Timok Upper Zone - "The high-grade assays reported today are the final holes from the infill drill program for the Timok Upper Zone. This drilling is enabling development of improved geological and geotechnical models and we expect an upgrade to a high percentage of the resources. We are also excited to have exploration for additional Upper Zone type deposits underway. At the Bor operation, just five kilometres away, there were in excess of twenty separate high sulphidation epithermal "upper zone" type deposits, we believe the possibility of finding additional deposits should be high." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


B2Gold Secures Upsized US$500 Million Revolving Credit Facility - "On July 7, 2017, the Company entered into an amended and restated credit agreement with a syndicate of international banks for an upsized RCF for an aggregate amount of $500 million, representing a $75 million increase from the principal amount of $425 million under its existing revolving credit facility. The upsized RCF also allows for an accordion feature whereby upon receipt of additional binding commitments, the facility may be increased to $600 million any time prior to the maturity date." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Gonzalo Eyzaguirre, Buenaventura´s VP of Operations, Designated as Interim General Manager of Buenaventura´s Subsidiary Sociedad Minera El Brocal - "Compañia de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (“Buenaventura” or “the Company”) (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru’s largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, today announced that Mr. Gonzalo Eyzaguirre, Buenaventura´s Vice President of Operations, has been designated to serve as interim General Manager of Sociedad Minera El Brocal S.A.A. (“El Brocal”), Buenaventura´s subsidiary, effective July 19, 2017." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Taseko Receives Approval for Permit Development Work at New Prosperity - "Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") has received approval from the Province of British Columbia to undertake a site investigation program to conduct exploratory work at the New Prosperity Gold-Copper project site. The Notice of Work (NOW), which is a multi-year permit, will allow the Company to gather information for the purpose of advancing mine permitting under the British Columbia Mines Act." More
- 07/19/17 | Item


Comstock Mining Metallurgical Yield Testing Exceeds Expectations Both Cycladex and Cyanide Yield Higher and Faster Metal Returns - "Comstock Mining Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:LODE) reported today that recent metallurgical column tests on mineralized material from the Dayton Resource Area (the “Dayton”) have exceeded already high yield expectations and contribute to the advancement of a full feasibility assessment for the mine, updating prior metallurgical test work and the technical resource report published in January 2013." More
- 07/18/17 | Item


Gold Resource Corporation Reports Preliminary Second Quarter Production of 5,696 Gold Ounces and 397,670 Silver Ounces Maintaining 2017 Annual Outlook - "Gold Resource Corporation ( NYSE MKT : GORO ) (the "Company") reports preliminary production results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 of approximately 5,696 ounces of gold, 397,670 ounces of silver and significant base metals. Gold Resource Corporation is a gold and silver producer, developer and explorer with operations in Oaxaca, Mexico and Nevada, USA. The Company has returned $110 million to shareholders in monthly dividends since commercial production commenced July 1, 2010, and offers shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold and silver and take delivery." More
- 07/17/17 | Item


Turquoise Hill announces second quarter 2017 production - "Oyu Tolgoi's second quarter production results were as planned. Ore treated in the quarter was impacted by a scheduled five-day maintenance shutdown in May, which was successfully completed. Concentrator throughput for the first half of 2017 continued to perform well as did material mined." More
- 07/17/17 | Item


Newmont Retires $575 Million of Convertible Senior Notes - "Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today announced it retired $575 million of principal under its 1.625% convertible senior notes due July 15, 2017. Since 2013, Newmont has streamlined its balance sheet and reduced its gross debt by over 30% and its net debt by nearly 70%." More
- 07/17/17 | Item


Randgold Resources: Steady Performance By Kibali - "The two remaining components of the Kibali gold mine -- its underground shaft system and third hydropower plant -- are both on track, Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow said today. These projects will effectively deliver the giant mine to nameplate design, scheduled for later this year." More
- 07/17/17 | Item


Taseko Updates Operating Status of Gibraltar - "Due to uncontrolled wildfires in the Cariboo, an evacuation order has been issued for Williams Lake and a number of other smaller communities in the region. This has impacted our employees' ability to travel to the mine and Gibraltar has now been temporarily idled. It is unclear when milling and mining operations will recommence." More
- 07/17/17 | Item


Banro Announces Q2 2017 Production Results and Financing - "Twangiza and Namoya produced a combined 38,739 ounces of gold during the second quarter of 2017, for year-to-date total production of 84,954 ounces of gold. Twangiza produced 19,588 ounces of gold in the second quarter of 2017 and Namoya produced 19,151 ounces of gold for the same period." More
- 07/17/17 | Item


Nevsun Announces the Expiration of Cliff Davis's Transition Period - "Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU.TO)(NYSE MKT:NSU) ("Nevsun" or the "Company") announced today that Cliff Davis's two month transition period was completed on July 12, 2017. Mr. Davis has now retired from the Company and has stepped down as a Director of the Company." More
- 07/14/17 | Item


Richmont Files Technical Report for the Island Gold Mine - "Richmont Mines Inc. (RIC) (RIC) ("Richmont" or the "Corporation"), announced the filing of a Technical Report for the Island Gold Mine with respect to the Expansion Case Preliminary Economic Assessment announced on May 29, 2017. The Technical Report supports the scientific and technical disclosure in that press release." More
- 07/14/17 | Item


McEwen Mining Reports Q2 2017 Production Results - "McEwen Mining Inc. (MUX) (MUX) is pleased to report consolidated production for Q2 2017 of 22,191 gold ounces and 779,487 silver ounces, or 32,584 gold equivalent ounces(1), using a 75:1 gold to silver ratio." More
- 07/14/17 | Item


Nevsun Reports Increased Copper Production in Bisha Q2 Operating Results - "We continue to see gradual improvements in the plant performance," stated Peter Kukielski , Nevsun CEO, "We are now producing copper concentrate consistently in the copper circuit versus the prior three quarters where bulk concentrate was being produced." More
- 07/13/17 | Item


Richmont Mines Reports Strong Operational Second Quarter - "Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX - NYSE: RIC) ("Richmont" or the "Corporation"), reports strong second quarter results with company-wide production of 31,249 ounces of gold, at cash costs1 of $725 (US$539) per ounce. The strong operational performance was driven by solid production from the Island Gold Mine of 26,110 ounces of gold, at record low cash costs of $580 (US$431) per ounce." More
- 07/13/17 | Item


Taseko Updates Operating Status of Gibraltar - "Currently, the wildfire situation remains extremely critical with many evacuation alerts and orders in effect for Williams Lake and neighbouring communities. Our first priority is the safety and well-being of our employees and their families and we are adjusting schedules for employees who are unavailable to work because of fire threat to their homes and property. These are difficult circumstances with many employees already evacuated from their homes. We will balance Gibraltar operations with employee requirements as this dynamic situation develops." More
- 07/12/17 | Item


Northern Dynasty: EPA initiates process to withdraw its Proposed Determination - "Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that the US Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has begun a process to withdraw a Proposed Determination it issued under the Clean Water Act ("CWA") in 2014 that would have restricted development of the Pebble Project in southwest Alaska." More
- 07/12/17 | Item


Indonesia seeks meeting with Freeport CEO to end copper mine dispute - "Indonesia says it will invite the head of mining giant Freeport McMoRan Inc to Jakarta this month to try to settle a festering dispute over a new deal to operate the world's second-largest copper mine." More
- 07/11/17 | Item


Royal Gold Provides Update on Its Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter - "Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) (together with its subsidiaries, “Royal Gold” or the “Company”) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary RGLD Gold AG sold approximately 62,000 gold equivalent ounces comprised of approximately 52,000 gold ounces, 374,000 silver ounces and 1,165 metric tonnes of copper related to its streaming agreements during its fiscal 2017 fourth quarter ended June 30, 2017 (“fourth quarter”). The Company had approximately 14,000 gold ounces and 537,000 silver ounces in inventory at June 30, 2017." More
- 07/10/17 | Item


Seabridge to Begin Drill Campaign at Quartz Rise on Iskut Project - "Seabridge Gold (SEA.TO) (SA) announced today it has nearly completed the surface sampling and geophysics required to establish drill locations at its 100% owned Iskut Project in northwestern British Columbia and drilling will begin shortly. The focus is on the Quartz Rise target which emerged from last year’s program. Two phases of core drill testing are planned totaling 8,500 meters to evaluate the potential for high-grade gold concentrations within the untested Quartz Rise lithocap." More
- 07/10/17 | Item


Avino Provides Update on Bralorne Gold Mine - "Since acquiring the Bralorne Gold Mine in 2014, the Company has been focussed on returning this historical gold mine to production while building long term relationships with the First Nations and local communities towards this common goal. Instead of taking a phased approach to the future re-opening of the mine, the Company is evaluating the possibility of combining the phases and potentially start the mine at a higher operating rate. A diamond drill program is being planned for the fall to define the resources for mining purposes and potentially expand the resources." More
- 07/10/17 | Item


Banro Appoints New Chief Financial Officer - "Banro Corporation (the "Company" or "Banro") (NYSE MKT:BAA)(BAA.TO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rory Taylor as Chief Financial Officer of Banro. Mr. Taylor is a senior finance executive with over 18 years of international public company experience. Most recently, Mr. Taylor served as Chief Financial Officer of Aura Minerals Inc." More
- 07/07/17 | Item


Kinross completes US$500 million unsecured debt offering - "Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K.TO) (KGC) ("Kinross") announced today that it has closed its previously-announced offering of debt securities, consisting of US$500 million principal amount of its 4.50% Senior Notes due 2027. The notes are unsecured, senior obligations of Kinross and are wholly and unconditionally guaranteed by certain of Kinross' wholly-owned subsidiaries that are also guarantors under Kinross' senior unsecured credit agreement. Kinross intends to use the net proceeds, along with available cash on hand, to repay its term loan, which is due August 2020." More
- 07/07/17 | Item


Feasibility Study Reveals 1.064 Million Ounces of Gold Available to be Mined at the Buckreef Project - "Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (hereinafter, the "Company") (TNX.TO) (NYSE MKT: TRX) is pleased to announce that it has filed on SEDAR today, a feasibility study ("MFS" or "Study") for the Buckreef Project which positively establishes that 1.064 Million ounces of gold reserves are available to be mined over a 15-year initial life of mine through conventional open pit mining methods." More
- 07/06/17 | Item


Buenaventura Announces Second Quarter and 2017 Estimated Production per Metal Results - "Compañia de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (“Buenaventura” or “the Company”) (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru’s largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, today announced preliminary 2Q17 production results and 2017 operating guidance (100% basis)." More
- 07/06/17 | Item


Banro Reports Resumption of Operations at Namoya Mine - "Banro Corporation (the "Company" or "Banro") (NYSE MKT:BAA)(BAA.TO) is pleased to report that following the precautionary measures taken to evacuate staff from the Namoya mine on a temporary basis, as reported in the Company's July 3, 2017 press release, staff have now returned to Namoya and mining operations have resumed." More
- 07/06/17 | Item


SEMAFO Announces Q2 2017 Production - "SEMAFO Inc. (SMF.TO)(SMF.ST) today announced that gold production for the three-month period ended June 30, 2017 totalled 47,600 ounces of gold. The Mana Mine processed 675,500 tonnes at an average grade of 2.31 g/t Au in the quarter, including 194,100 tonnes of low-grade material at an average grade of 0.72 g/t Au." More
- 07/06/17 | Item


IAMGOLD Reports Further High Grade Results from the Monster Lake Project, Quebec - "IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") today provided the remaining assay results from the winter 2017 drilling program completed at its Monster Lake joint venture project located 50 kilometres southwest of Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada. The company is reporting the assay results from the final fourteen drill holes, totaling just over 5,400 metres, from a total of 25 diamond drill holes, totaling 10,657 metres, completed this past winter." More
- 07/06/17 | Item


Golden Star Reports High Grade In-Fill Drilling Results from Prestea Underground Gold Mine - "Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS; TSX: GSC; GSE: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") is pleased to report 14 results from the 2017 in-fill drilling program at its Prestea Underground Gold Mine ("Prestea Underground") in Ghana." More
- 07/06/17 | Item


Buckreef Gold Project Supports Proposed Legislative Trends in Tanzania - "Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (hereinafter, the "Company" or "Tanzanian Royalty") (TNX.TO) (NYSE MKT: TRX) announces that it is not effected by legislative trends in Tanzania." More
- 07/05/17 | Item


Goldcorp Reports 2016 Sustainability Performance - "GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) ("Goldcorp" or the "Company") has published its 11th annual Sustainability Report, which provides detailed insights into the Company's economic, environmental, and social performance." More
- 07/05/17 | Item


Sandstorm Gold Announces Q2 Production Numbers and Hot Maden Drill Results, Amends NCIB - "Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: SAND, TSX: SSL) is pleased to announce that the Company has sold approximately 12,700 attributable gold equivalent ounces1 during the second quarter of 2017. In addition, new high grade gold-copper intercepts from ongoing diamond drilling at the Hot Maden project in north east Turkey ("Hot Maden") have been reported and continue to confirm the internal continuity of gold-copper mineralisation within the Main Zone resource area and verify the additional resource potential south of the main deposit." More
- 07/05/17 | Item


Acacia seeks arbitration after Tanzania tears up mining contracts - "Acacia Mining on Tuesday said it was seeking an adjudicator to resolve its dispute with the Tanzanian government, a day after the east-African country passed two laws to force companies to re-negotiate their contracts." More
- 07/05/17 | Item


Sandstorm Gold Announces Closing of Mariana Acquisition, Adds Hot Maden Interest to Royalty Portfolio - "Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: SAND, TSX: SSL) is pleased to announce that the Scheme of Arrangement (the "Scheme") to acquire Mariana Resources Limited ("Mariana") has become effective in accordance with its terms, following the sanction of the Scheme by the Guernsey Court on June 26, 2017 and the delivery of the sanction court order to the Guernsey Registry earlier today. Accordingly, the acquisition has been completed and Mariana has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Sandstorm." More
- 07/05/17 | Item


Militia violence shutters Banro gold mine in east Congo - "Fighting between the Congolese army and a local militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has forced Banro Corp's Namoya gold mine to suspend all operations and temporarily evacuate its staff, the company said on Monday." More
- 07/03/17 | Item


Banro Provides Update on Namoya Mine - "Banro Corporation (the "Company" or "Banro") (NYSE MKT:BAA)(BAA.TO) reports on activities at the Company's Namoya mine in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). A convoy of 23 trucks belonging to contractors of the Namoya mine and travelling from Baraka, DRC to the Namoya mine with supplies for the mine, was trapped in a cross fire between the Congolese national army (the "FARDC") and an armed group in Lulimba on the National Road 5 ("N5"). The armed group currently controls the Lulimba community and its environs, and has not permitted the release of the 23 trucks from Lulimba. Banro has been informed that all of the drivers of the trucks are safe." More
- 07/03/17 | Item


Banro Announces Election of Directors - "Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT:BAA)(BAA.TO) announces that the eight nominees listed in the Company's management information circular for the annual meeting of shareholders of the Company (the "Meeting") held on Friday, June 30, 2017 were elected at the Meeting as directors of Banro. The vote was conducted by a show of hands." More
- 07/03/17 | Item


Barrick and Shandong Complete Formation of Joint Venture at Veladero Mine - "Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX.TO)(ABX.TO) ("Barrick") today announced that it has completed the sale of a 50 percent interest in the Veladero mine in San Juan province, Argentina to Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd, for $960 million. The formation of a 50/50 joint venture at Veladero is the first of three steps outlined in a strategic cooperation agreement signed by Barrick and Shandong Gold Group Co., Ltd. on April 6." More
- 07/03/17 | Item


South Africa's Sibanye says production resumes at strike-hit Cooke mine - "Production has resumed at the Cooke mine of South African precious metals producer Sibanye Gold following the conclusion of a wildcat strike at the operation which erupted almost a month ago, a company spokeswoman said on Monday." More
- 07/03/17 | Item