Month: February 2014

Almaden Files 43-101 Resource Update Technical Report for the Tuligtic Project, Mexico

Almaden Minerals Ltd. is pleased to announce the completion and filing of the National Instrument 43-101 Independent Technical Report for the Company’s Tuligtic Gold-Silver Project, Mexico. The Independent Technical Report was prepared following the guidelines of the Canadian Securities Administrators National Instrument 43-101 and Form 43-101F1 and was authored by Kris Raffle, P.Geo. of APEX Geoscience Ltd. and Gary Giroux, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. of Giroux Consultants Ltd. both of whom are Qualified Persons as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and have reviewed and approved the contents of this news release. The report is filed on SEDAR and can be viewed on the SEDAR website,, and Almaden’s website,

Tarsis Financing Fully Subscribed

Tarsis Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce that the private placement announced on February 25, 2014 to raise $200,000 for exploration work on the La Tejona area of the Yago property has now been fully subscribed and will close shortly.

Golden Minerals Reports 2013 Year-End Results

For the year ending December 31, 2013 Golden Minerals recorded revenue of $10.7 million and costs of metals sold of$17.5 million for a negative gross margin of $6.9 million related to the sale of metals at the Velardena Properties inMexico. The Company suspended mining operations at Velardena on June 19, 2013 due to depressed precious metals prices in order to conserve the asset until the Company is able to create new mining and processing plans that at then-current silver and gold prices indicate a sustainable cash margin. The Company recorded a 2013 net loss of $240.4 million, of which $210.7 million is attributable to non-cash impairment charges, net of tax. Approximately$204.2 million of the net impairment charges were recorded in the second quarter 2013 related to lower metals prices and to the suspension of mining and processing activities at Velardena in June 2013. The remaining $6.5 million in non-cash impairment charges, net of tax, were recorded during the fourth quarter 2013.

Seeking Alpha – New Gold’s CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

During the quarter, our four operating mines produced 107,000 ounces of gold at very low cost. This enabled us to generate over $90 million of cash flow in the quarter. In 2013 New Gold produced 398,000 ounces of gold at a cash cost of $377 an ounce, representing the lowest cash costs in our company’s history. Our low cost position enables us to generate strong cash flows in 2013. After adjusting for non-recurring items, we generated $249 million of cash flow. Our adjusted earnings in the quarter were $0.04 per share and for the full year were $0.13 a share.

Elevará Minera Frisco producción

Frente a un escenario de bajos precios en los metales, Minera Frisco apostará por un crecimiento en los volúmenes de producción con sus nuevos proyectos.

Gobierno federal omiso en proteger Wirikuta

Denunciaron organizaciones sociales que apoyan a los aborígenes de la sierra del norte de Jalisco y del este de Nayarit en su disputa por sus sitios sagrados del este, en San Luis Potosí.

Nyrstar: Rectified Shareholder Notification

On 27 February 2014 Nyrstar was informed by Blackrock that its notification dated 13 December 2012 on significant shareholdings in accordance with Belgian Law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of significant shareholdings in listed companies was incorrect.

Elabora el gobierno un estudio para declarar a Tetela de Ocampo área natural protegida

La Secretaría de Desarrollo Rural, Sustentabilidad y Ordenamiento Territorial informó que elabora un estudio previo justificativo para analizar la factibilidad de declarar área natural protegida al municipio de Tetela de Ocampo, con 15 demarcaciones más; tal como han pedido los pobladores de la región para impedir las actividades mineras de la empresa Frisco del magnate Carlos Slim Helú.

Mammoth Samples Up to 73.4 Grams Per Tonne Gold from Its Outcrop Grid Sampling Program for Purposes of Advanced Metallurgical Testing,Tenoriba Project, Mexico

Mammoth Resources Corp. is pleased to announce results from its recently completed, detailed mapping and sampling program (five by five metre grid spacing) at five select, large outcrops (measuring tens of square metres) located within the Los Carneritos target area (as recommended in the company’s recently posted Technical Report – refer to the company’s web site, “Projects” section, “Technical Reports”). Rocks sampled in these five areas included highly silicified, felsic volcanic and chaotic volcanic breccias with patches of vuggy silica which returned numerous high gold grades, including one exceptional sample, sample number 330952 which assayed 73.4 grams per tonne (g/t) gold from what is being called Draw Point 4 within the Carneritos area (refer to Technical Reports within the Projects section of the company’s web site at for a summary report on this program, including a table of complete assay results plus the various sample location maps listed below. Figure 1 – Draw Point Location Map, Carneritos Area, Tenoriba Project is both available in the report and attached to this press release).

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Maza Drilling is a Mexican company established in 2007 in Mazatlán, Sinaloa. Our Canadian founder, Mr. Guy de Launiere, has over 20 years of international experience managing diverse drilling operations. Maza Drilling strives to compete at the highest levels in terms of recovery, effectiveness, efficiency, and affordability at every project while keeping at the forefront of technology to meet our customer’s needs in this demanding market.