Month: April 2012

Catalyst Copper 2012 Drilling

Catalyst Copper Corp. is pleased to announce results from the first five (5) diamond drill holes from its 2012 program at the La Verde copper porphyry project in Michoacán state, Mexico.

Caza Gold Appoints Marco Montecinos as Vice President of Exploration

Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. is pleased to announce that Mr. Marco Montecinos has been appointed Vice President of Exploration, effective immediately. Mr. Montecinos has been managing the Company’s Nicaragua exploration program for the past year and will continue to focus his efforts on building and exploring our portfolio of highly prospective properties in Nicaragua and Mexico.

Frisco reporta mayor utilidad

La minera de Carlos Slim tuvo un beneficio de 701.3 mdp en el primer trimestre del año; el alza se debe a mayores ventas y un aumento en el precio de los metales.

The Aura Silver / Intrepid Joint Venture Expands Ownership Position of Taviche Properties with New Panamerican Silver Agreement

Aura Silver Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that the Aura Silver / Intrepid Mines Ltd. joint venture and Pan American Silver Corp. have entered into a new agreement which supersedes the prior option agreement with respect to the East Taviche, West Taviche and Alma Delia concessions comprising the Taviche project in Oaxaca, Mexico. Under the terms of the new agreement the Taviche JV acquires a full 100% ownership interest in both the East Taviche and Alma Delia concessions while Pan Am retains a 100% ownership position in the West Taviche concession. The Taviche JV will be entitled to receive a cash payment of US $2.0 million, dependent on certain sale or disposition transactions undertaken by Pan Am in excess of a 70% interest with respect to the West Taviche property. Pan Am has also refunded the final earn-in payment of US $250,000 paid in September 2011. Additionally, the Taviche JV has granted Pan Am a 1.5% net smelter royalty (“NSR”) as well as a right of first offer (“ROFO”) on all of the East Taviche and Alma Delia concessions based on certain terms and conditions.

Dia Bras reports 2011 financial results

Dia Bras Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce the filing of its audited Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis for 2011. All amounts are presented in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. For the full Financial Statements or MD&A please visit the Company’s website www.diabras.com or SEDAR at www.sedar.com .

NWM and BioteQ Settle Lawsuit

Under the terms of the settlement, NWM will pay BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. $1.3 million in cash over two years; BioteQ will retain ownership of the treatment plant and will demobilize it from NWM’s site. The initial $200,000 payment by NWM has been made. A second payment of $400,000 is due April 30, 2013. The final $700,000 is due April 30, 2014. In the event that NWM sells or transfers all, or substantially all, of its assets, the payments become due immediately and payable upon demand by BioteQ.

Gold Resource Corporation Reports Preliminary Independent Resource Estimate; Announces Company Conference Call

Gold Resource Corporation is pleased to report preliminary results from an independent resource estimate compiled from drilling data at the Company’s La Arista vein system at its El Aguila Project in Mexico. Measured and indicated resources include approximately 1.4 million gold equivalent ounces (all metals) at 1 gram gold equivalent cutoff. The estimate is being prepared by the Denver engineering firm of Pincock, Allen & Holt in compliance with the standards established by Canadian Securities Administrators’ National Instrument 43-101 and are considered preliminary until the technical report is finalized.** Investors are urged to read the report when it is completed. The Company commissioned the report under NI 43-101 in an effort to provide resource estimates similar to those provided by its industry peer group, most of which report under NI 43-101. The resource estimates provided in this study are not considered “reserves” as defined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Industry Guide 7 and U.S. investors are strongly cautioned not to assume that all or any part of measured, indicated or inferred resources will ever be converted into reserves as defined by the SEC. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Lincoln Mining Summarizes Drilling Program La Bufa Property, Chihuahua, Mexico

Lincoln Mining Corporation reports that in December 2011 it completed 5,091.3 m of core drilling in 20 angle holes at its 100% owned La Bufa property in Chihuahua State, Mexico. The property is located in the Guadalupe y Calvo mining district which encompasses a large, northeast-trending epithermal gold-silver system. Gold-silver mineralization is hosted in quartz-breccia veins and stockworks that are localized in a complex zone of high-angle structures. Core drilling focused on two target areas which were defined by geologic mapping, surface sampling, and geophysics. Drilling commenced in mid July 2011 and was completed in early December. Core recovery was excellent. All assays have been received. Drill hole intercepts reported here are apparent and do not represent true thicknesses.

QRS Capital Corp. Announces Changes to Previously Announced Non-Brokered Private Placement

QRS Capital Corp. announces that, further to its press release dated April 2, 2012, in connection with its previously announced non-brokered private placement, QRS intends to issue up to 11,250,000 units (the “Units”) to subscribers resident in Canada and certain offshore jurisdictions at a price of $0.40 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one half of one common share purchase warrant. Each such Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.70 per common share for a period of 24 months from the closing date of the Offering. Securities issued under the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period which will expire four months from the date of closing.

Aurcana Reports: Record Silver Production at La Negra Mine

Aurcana Corporation is pleased to report silver production for Q1 2012 of 287,486 ounces compared to 240,275 in Q1 2011 , the largest quarter for silver production in Aurcana’s history. Silver production for the first quarter of 2012 increased 19.6% compared to Q1, 2011. Silver Equivalent increased 29.3% to 492,864 for Q1 2012, compared to 381,146 in Q1 2011.

Stroud Appoints New Director

Stroud Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce that, subject to regulatory approval, Kerry D. Smith, P. Eng, MBA has been appointed to the board of directors of the Company joining George Coburn and Lonnie Kirsh on the board.

Goldcorp Reports 2012 First Quarter Results

GOLDCORP INC. today reported that adjusted net earnings1 in the quarter increased to $404 million, or $0.50 per share, compared to $392 million, or $0.49 per share, in the first quarter of 2011. Reported net earnings were $479 million compared to $651 million in the first quarter of 2011. Operating cash flows before working capital changes2 were $480 million. Gold production totaled 524,700 ounces at a total cash cost3 of $251 per ounce.

Kootenay Hits 18 Meters of 254 gpt Silver Eqv Within 89 Meters of 84 gpt Silver Eqv

Kootenay Silver Inc. is pleased to announce results from an additional 10 holes from its current 25,000 meter drill program on its Promontorio Silver Project in Sonora, Mexico. The Company reports the two-phase 35,000 meter in-fill drill and resource definition program, comprised of 25,000 meters of core drilling and 10,000 meters of RC drilling is now complete. Work on an independent NI 43-101 resource update to incorporate results from drilling is underway.

Santa Fe Gold Appoints General Manager with Extensive Mining Experience

Santa Fe Gold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John White as Vice President and General Manager of its wholly owned subsidiary, the Lordsburg Mining Company, which operates the Summit silver-gold mine and Lordsburg processing facility in southwest New Mexico. Mr. White has over 35 years of diverse mining experience in exploration, project development, construction and operations. A substantial part of his experience has been in New Mexico, where he has held senior management positions with both mining and construction companies. Mr. White holds a B.S. Degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Washington and a M.S. Degree in Geosciences from the University of Arizona.

Westridge Resources Drill Program Extends High Grade El Padre Vein 150 m Down Dip And Identifies Additional High Grade Veins In Charay Project, Mexico

Westridge Resources Inc. announces that drilling at its Charay Project in Mexico has extended high grades in the El Padre Vein to depths of approximately 150 meters down dip (2.4m at 10.15 gpt Au, including 1.4m at 15.25 gpt Au and 127 gpt Ag). Drilling has also intersected additional high grade veins not previously known (1.0m at 20.6 gpt Au). Surface sampling has identified high grade gold values (up to 12.5 gpt Au) in new additional epithermal veins and extensions of the El Padre system.

Parlane Terminates Option Agreement

Parlane Resource Corp. announced that it has given notice terminating its option agreement to earn a 100% interest in the Mercedes Property located in Hermosillo in the state of Sonora, Mexico. (See press release dated February 22, 2011.)

Arian Silver Files San José Technical Report Update

Arian Silver Corporation, a silver exploration, development and production company with a focus on projects in the silver belt of Mexico, today announced the release of a Mineral Resource Report dated 23 April 2012 and entitled “Arian Silver Corporation, Resource Estimate 43-101 Technical Report, San José Project, Zacatecas, Mexico” prepared by CSA Global (UK) Limited relating to the updated mineral resource estimates contained in Arian’s press release dated 12 March 2012 entitled “Arian Silver Increases Contained Silver at San José by 32% to More Than 117 Million Ounces in Updated Mineral Resource Estimate”.

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