Day: March 5, 2014

Goldcorp Announces Secondary Offering of Primero Shares

Goldcorp Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., pursuant to which the underwriters have agreed to purchase from Goldcorp, on a bought deal basis, 31,151,200 Common Shares of Primero Mining Corp. at a price of C$7.20 per Common Share for aggregate gross proceeds to Goldcorp of C$224 million. The offering represents the sale of approximately 19.8% of the issued and outstanding shares of Primero and immediately following the offering, Goldcorp will no longer own any shares of Primero. Primero will not receive any proceeds from the offering. The shares were acquired in connection with the sale of the San Dimas mine in Mexico to Primero in August 2010.

Primero announces secondary offering by Goldcorp Inc.

Primero Mining Corp. announced today that it has entered into a letter agreement with its shareholder Goldcorp Inc. and Canaccord Genuity Corp. on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase all of the 31,151,200 common shares of Primero currently held by Goldcorp on a bought deal basis at an offering price of C$7.20 per share.

Lincoln Mining Corporation: Procon Divestment Transaction Completed

Lincoln Mining Corporation announces that further to its news release dated February 19, 2014, Lincoln has been advised that Procon Resources Inc. has completed the divestment of its interests in Lincoln pursuant to the Order of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

Primero Reports 32% Increase in 2013 Year-End Gold Mineral Reserves and 23% Increase in Gold Mineral Reserve Grade at San Dimas

Primero Mining Corp. PPP today announced year-end Mineral Reserves and Mineral Resourcesfor its San Dimas mine in Mexico. The Company reported that Provenand Probable Gold Mineral Reserves increased 32% over year-end 2012,to 870,000 ounces, at a 23% higher grade. Measured and Indicated GoldMineral Resources increased 28% over year-end 2012 to 997,000 ounces(inclusive of Mineral Reserves).

Primero Announces Closing of Brigus Acquisition

Primero Mining Corp. is pleased to announce the successful completion of the previously announced plan of arrangement, whereby Primero has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Brigus Gold Corp. Brigus’ principal assets are the wholly owned Black Fox mine and mill, and adjoining properties, Grey Fox and Pike River in the Timmins Gold District of Ontario, Canada.

VVC Exploration Announces Appointment of Frontier as Investor Relations Firm and Closing of $857,475 Private Placement

VVC has retained FronTier Consulting Ltd., part of the FronTier Merchant Capital Group, a leading strategic communications advisory firm, to be its investor relations advisors. VVC’s CEO, James a Culver, commented, “We look forward to working with the FronTier team in supporting and strengthening VVC’s financial community communications activities. FronTier’s track record of assisting successful financial communications programs directly supports the overall execution and evolution of our strategy as VVC forges towards production at its Samaluyuca Project.”

Fresnillo, Plc – Dividend Notice

Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.7A.2, Fresnillo plc confirms that the special dividend of US 6.8 cents per share, which was announced alongside the company’s 2013 Preliminary results on 4 March 2014, will be paid on 22 May 2014 to shareholders on the register as at 2 May 2014 , subject to the approval of the dividend at the forthcoming annual general meeting of the Company.

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