Month: February 2015

Solitario Options Its Norcan Copper Project in Mexico

Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. is pleased to announce that it recently signed an option agreement with Minera Cuicuilco S.A. de C.V., a Mexican indirect subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Inc, on its Norcan copper project located in Mexico along the prolific copper producing Sonora-Arizona Copper Belt. The Norcan project consists of three properties totaling 19,453 hectares (48,048 acres) that are strategically located just north of and along trend with the world class Cananea copper mine.

Corex Announces Change of Auditor

Corex Gold Corp. announces that it has changed its auditors from BDO Canada LLP to Smythe Ratcliffe LLP, effective February 2, 2015.

Grupo México deslistará a filial en el NYSE

La empresa minera Grupo México dejará de cotizar las acciones de su subsidiaria Southern Copper en el mercado bursátil de Nueva York, para reemplazarlas en Londres por los títulos de su filial Americas Mining Corporation, según un estudio de Accival Casa de Bolsa.

Kootenay closes oversubscribed non-brokered private placement

Kootenay Silver Inc. is pleased to announce that, further to its press releases dated December 10 and 23, 2014, it has closed the second and final tranche of a non-brokered private placement of units with aggregate oversubscribed total gross proceeds of $1,577,875.

Goldcorp declares second monthly dividend payment for 2015

GOLDCORP INC. is pleased to declare its second monthly dividend payment for 2015 of $0.05 per share. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Thursday, February 12, 2015 will be entitled to receive payment of this dividend on Friday, February 20, 2015.

Primero Appoints Mr. Ernest Mast as President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Mast is a metallurgical engineer and brings to Primero over 25 years of international mining experience. Mr. Mast previously held leadership positions including Vice President of Corporate Development at Copper Mountain Mining, owner of the 35,000 tonnes per day Copper Mountain mine in British Columbia, Vice President of Operations at New Gold Inc. where he was responsible for overseeing approximately 1,600 employees at 4 mines producing a combined 400,000 ounces per year of gold and substantial silver and copper by-products. Mr. Mast was also the President and CEO of Minera Panama, a subsidiary of Inmet Mining (now First Quantum), during the development of Cobre Panama, a 290,000 tonnes per year copper project. In addition, he was President and General Manager of the large-scale Falcondo ferronickel operations in the Dominican Republic, now owned by Glencore. Mr. Mast has a Master’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from McGill University, is a registered professional engineer and is fluent in English, Spanish and French.

Great Panther Silver Corrects Year Over Year Comparison in Mineral Resource Estimates at the Guanajuato Mine Complex

GREAT PANTHER SILVER LIMITED provides a correction to its January 29 2015 news release entitled “Great Panther Updates Mineral Resource Estimate at the Guanajuato Mine Complex”. A transposition error resulted in the incorrect computation of the percentage changes, year over year, in the resources as reported on pages one and three of the aforementioned news release. There was no error in the reported 2014 resource estimates. The updated Mineral Resource Estimate reported for 2014 at the Guanajuato Mine Complex in Guanajuato, Mexico, including updates on the Guanajuato and San Ignacio Mines and the El Horcon Project, remains unchanged. The summary table of the 2014 Mineral Resource Estimate for the GMC can be found on the news release mentioned above.

Arian Silver Commences a 5,000m Drilling Programme at San José

Arian Silver Corporation, a silver exploration, development and production company focused on silver projects in the silver belt of Zacatecas, Mexico, is pleased to report to that it has started a 5,000 metre diamond drilling programme at its wholly-owned San José project.

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