Month: July 2013

First Quantum Minerals Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. today announced comparative net earnings1 of $106.1 million or $0.18 per share for the three months ended June 30, 2013 inclusive of $19.5 million or $0.04 per share of unfavorable, recurring acquisition-related adjustments.

Yamana Gold Declares Third Quarter Dividend

Yamana Gold Inc. declares its third quarter 2013 dividend of $0.065 per share. Shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2013 will be entitled to receive payment of this dividend on October 11, 2013. The dividend is an “eligible dividend” for Canadian tax purposes.

Sierra Metals Continues To Expand Mineralization At Its Bolivar Mine, Chihuahua State, Mexico

Sierra Metals Inc. is pleased to announce that drilling and sampling at its Bolivar copper-zinc-silver mine in Chihuahua State, Mexico, continues to demonstrate significant mineralization outside the NI 43-101 resource volume. The Bolivar NW area continues to return potentially-economic results from both the Upper and Lower Skarn horizons, while surface sampling shows the El Gallo body is larger than previously recognized.

Sutter Gold Mining Inc. Announces Settlement And Provides Project Update

Sutter Gold Mining Inc. announces that, further to its news release dated July 3, 2013, it has reached an agreement with Leanne M. Baker to settle the severance owing to her with respect to her termination as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. As disclosed in the executive compensation section of the Company’s management information circulars dated May 2, 2012 and May 7, 2013, Ms. Baker is entitled to a one time severance payment in the amount of USD$500,000. The Company and Ms. Baker have agreed that the Severance will be payable in four installments: (i) USD$83,333 payable in cash immediately; (ii) USD$138,889 to be paid on each of January 15, 2014, January 15, 2015 and January 15, 2016, either in cash or in common shares of the Company. The determination of whether any of the future payments noted above will be made in cash or in shares will be at the sole discretion of the Company. The deemed price of the common shares that may be issued in connection with the above noted installments will be the average closing share price of the Company during the 10 trading days up to and including January 15 of each applicable year, but in any event, no more than 475,000 common shares will be issued (equating a deemed price of approximately $0.30 per share) in each of the three installments. The payment of the Severance is considered a related party transaction in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange, however is exempt from the requirements for formal valuation or minority approval set out in sections 5.5(a) and (b) and 5.7(a) and (b), respectively, of MI 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions. The payment of the Severance is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Osisko enhances financial flexibility by improving long-term debt terms

Osisko Mining Corporation is pleased to announce that it has reached agreements with CPPIB Credit Investments Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the CPPIB Investment Board, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Ressources Québec, a subsidiary of Investissement Québec, to modify certain terms of its long-term debt facilities.

Oretest is a mining exploration drilling contractor based in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México. The company is managed by Bart Forsyth, with 36 years of extensive drilling experience on most continents with major companies. The company takes great pride in providing high-quality services while making safety a priority. Maintenance, cleanliness, precision and proper drilling habits makes a good safety environment and produces results.

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