Month: August 2012

IMPACT Silver Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial and Production Results

IMPACT Silver Corp. is pleased to announce the financial and production results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. IMPACT currently operates four underground silver mines (Chivo, San Ramon, Noche Buena and Gallega) and is building two new mines within the 100%-owned, 623 square kilometer (241 square miles) land package in Mexico. The new mines being constructed are the high-grade, underground silver Oscar Mine (which will replace the Chivo Mine) and the open-pit, poly-metallic Capire Mine, both of which are on schedule and on budget. The commencement of production at the new mines will represent the next phase of growth for the Company with the aim to establish IMPACT as a multi-million ounce silver producer.

Catalyst Copper Announces Director’s Resignation

Catalyst Copper Corp. today announced that Mr. Gerald Prosalendis resigned from the Board of Directors effective August 17, 2012 and is pursuing a program of post graduate studies. Mr. Prosalendis has been a valuable contributor to the Board and his presence and sage advice will be missed. We wish him every success in his academic pursuits.

Cayden Resources boosts financing to $5.1 mln

Cayden Resources (CVE:CYD) has increased the non-brokered financing it announced last week from $4.2 million to nearly $5.1 million due to increased demand, the miner said.

Gold Resource Corporation to Offer Eligible Employees Opportunity to Receive New Stock Options

Gold Resource Corporation announced that it is extending to certain of its employees an opportunity to cancel the employee’s outstanding unexercised stock options and receive an equal number of replacement options to purchase the Company’s common stock at a lower exercise price and subject to a new three-year vesting period. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Company has declared over $56 million to shareholders in monthly dividends since declaring commercial production July 1, 2010 and may be the only Company offering shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold or silver.

Soltoro Agrees to Transfer 100% Ownership of the Victoria and Coyote Concessions to Argentum Silver

Soltoro Ltd. has received notice from Argentum Silver Corp. that it has elected to trigger the early exercise provisions of the option agreement signed with Soltoro Ltd. (SOL:TSX.V) on April 25, 2011 to acquire a 100% undivided interest in the Coyote and Victoria Silver Gold Properties located in the State of Jalisco, Mexico. Soltoro is proceeding to complete the transfer of 100% ownership of both properties to Argentum Silver’s Mexican subsidiary. Soltoro and Argentum Silver recently completed two separate royalty agreements whereby Argentum Silver has granted Soltoro a 3% Net Smelter Return royalty on both property groupings. The agreements will be filed against title on transfer of 100% ownership. Soltoro retains a 3% N.S.R. interest in each project whereby 1% can be purchased by Argentum Silver for US$1.5 million to a maximum of 2% for each project. In addition, Soltoro holds 6,760,000 common shares of Argentum Silver.

Great Panther Purchases Surface Rights for San Ignacio Project

Great Panther Silver Limited today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the purchase of a 100% interest in certain surface rights on its wholly-owned San Ignacio Project in Guanajuato, Mexico. The surface rights agreement was signed on August 17, 2012 and the title transfer is expected to be completed within two weeks.

Northair Intersects 4.50 Metres of 166.2 g/t Silver at La Cigarra Project, Mexico

International Northair Mines Ltd. is pleased to announce assay results from 3 core holes completed in the La Borracha Zone at its La Cigarra silver project located in north central Mexico. La Borracha is the northernmost known segment of the La Cigarra mineral system, located 200 meters northwest of the main San Gregorio and Las Carolinas target areas where drilling has identified a significant mineralized zone measuring over 2,000 metres in length and upwards of 150 meters wide. The combined San Gregorio-Las Carolinas zone is the current focus of an initial resource determination scheduled for Q4 2012.

Mexican Farmers Battle Canadian Mining Company for Control of Their Land

Civil disobedience has halted production at Mexico’s “top grade producer of silver.” Farmers of the La Sierrita village, a close knit community of about 50 families, located 40 minutes north of the city of Gomez Palacio, Durango, have shut down the La Platosa mine owned by Canadian firm Excellon Resources for over a month.

Aurcana Reports Record Results for Q2, 2012

Aurcana Corporation today is pleased to report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2012. The summary of the selected financial information should be read in conjunction with the unaudited financial statements and the related management’s discussion and analysis dated August 17, 2012 together referred to as the “Financial Statements”, which have been filed on SEDAR ( and the Company’s website ( All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise noted.

Catanava Receives Explosive Permit

Excalibur Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce that its 49% owned subsidiary Minera Catanava S.A. de C.V. has received the permit for use of explosives from the Mexican military called SEDENA (“Secretary of National Defense”). “As the final permit required to begin operations, this is a major milestone as it allows the company to order and use explosives under the supervision of the military and to open up adits on either side of the arroyo and begin processing higher grade underground material at Camino and San Gil veins, rather than dump material which has been used for plant testing,” commented Tim Gallagher, Chairman.

Cayden Resources Raises CAD$5.1 Million through a Non-Brokered Private Placement

Cayden Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that it has increased the non-brokered financing announced on August 8th from $4,200,000 to $5,095,000 as a result of the increased demand. The non-brokered private placement is now complete, gross proceeds of CAD$5,095,000 were raised by issuing 5,095,000 units of the Company at a price of CAD$1.00 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share plus one half of one common share purchase warrant with each whole purchase warrant exercisable into a common share at a price of $1.50 for a period of 24 months from closing. The common shares and the common share purchase warrants are subject to a four month hold period expiring December 17, 2012.

Bold Board Member Passes Away

Bold Ventures Inc. regrets to announce the passing of its well-known director Jerry Bulman at the age of 69.

MAG Silver Announces Underground Development Program Approved at Juanicipio

MAG Silver Corp. is pleased to announce that the board of directors of Minera Juanicipio S.A. de C.V., (owned 44% by MAG / 56% by Fresnillo plc), has approved a mine permitting and underground development budget of US$25 million. The 18 month (2012 -2013) budget includes the first 2,500 metres of underground development. The Joint Venture has begun the permitting process and anticipates receipt of all necessary permits by the end of 2012. The underground decline ground breaking is expected in early January 2013 (Q1) pending receipt of all permits.

Garibaldi Drill Results Extends Mineralization At Locust Target, Tonichi Project, Sonora, Mexico

Garibaldi Resources Corp. reports that it continues to intercept significant widths of mineralization (see news release of April 24, 2012) at the ongoing Locust drill program, located at the Company’s 100% owned Tonichi project in Sonora State, Mexico. To date, 5 diamond drill holes have been completed using the Company’s NQ diamond drill, for a total of 1180.8 meters drilled, with an additional hole in progress. An additional 50 to 70 meters will be added on hole number 6 before starting hole number 7. Hole LCT-12-5 has encountered gold mineralization of 0.33 g/t Au over 63.85 meters and hole LCT-12-6 encountered 24.5 meters of 0.45 g/t Au. Assay results from all holes are summarized in the table below. Note that data from some holes was previously released but is included here for completeness.

Yale Starts Field Program At Orofino

Yale Resources Ltd. is pleased to report it has mobilized a field crew to the 7,979.31 hectare (79.8 km2 ) Orofino Property, located in Sonora State, Mexico, to initiate work on the property as part of an ongoing field program to be conducted on behalf of Overlord Capital Ltd.

Orex Announces Private Placement

Orex Minerals Inc. announces that it is undertaking a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of up to approx. $5,000,000. The Offering consists of up to 10,000,000 units at a price of $0.50 per unit, with each unit consisting of one common share and one-half of one share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant is exercisable for one common share at a price of $0.75 for a period of two years from closing of the Offering, which Orex expects to be on or about August 31, 2012.

Capstone Reports Senior Management Change

Capstone Mining Corp. today announced the appointment of Mr. Tony Giardini, CA, CPA, as Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Capstone. He replaces Mr. Richard Godfrey who will leave the company.

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