Month: March 2019

CZL Executes New Toll Treatment Agreement for Plomosas

ZL Managing Director Brad Marwood said, The opportunity to replace the Grupo Mexico contract with a longer-term contract with improved conditions has been an opportunity that delivers process certainty for the next 18 months. I am very pleased that our Mexican team have secured this opportunity in such a timely manner.

Goldcorp and Newmont Announce Successful Early Tender Period for Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations

Goldcorp Inc. was informed by Newmont Mining Corporation today that, in connection with Newmont’s previously announced offers to exchange any and all outstanding notes issued by Goldcorp for (1) up to $2,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of new notes to be issued by Newmont and (2) cash, and related consent solicitations to adopt certain proposed amendments to each of the indentures governing the Existing Goldcorp Notes, Newmont has received tenders with respect to the aggregate principal amounts of Existing Goldcorp Notes set forth below, which constitute the requisite number of consents to adopt the Existing Goldcorp Indentures.

First Majestic Updates 2018 Mineral Reserve and Resource Estimates

For 2019, First Majestic is planning to invest a total of $26.2 million towards exploration to drill approximately 188,000 metres across its core Mexican assets. The 2019 drilling program will consist of approximately 11,600 metres of sustaining diamond drilling to support mining activities at the six operating mines; approximately 152,000 metres of expansionary diamond drilling intended to improve confidence and increase Mineral Resources with a focus on the Santa Elena Main Vein and the Central Block at San Dimas; and drill approximately 8,400 metres intended to test greenfield targets at Santa Elena and Del Toro. Furthermore, due to the exploration success in 2018 at Ermitaño, the Company is planning to complete a 16,000 metre drill program in 2019 to investigate the continuity of mineralization at shallow depths that may be amenable to open pit extraction.

Torq Appoints New CFO

Torq Resources Inc. announces the appointment of Stacy Rowa as Chief Financial Officer and the resignation of Peter Rees as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary, effective April 1, 2019. Mr. Rees is resigning to pursue a new opportunity.

Sierra Metals Reports 2018 Consolidated Financial Results Including $90.1 Million of Operating Cash Flows Before Movements in Working Capital. Conference Call March 29, 2019 at 10:30 AM (EDT)

Igor Gonzales, President, and CEO of Sierra Metals stated: “I am very pleased with the Company’s performance during Q4 and full year 2018. Despite challenges such as harsh weather events in Q3 at the Bolivar Mine, the Company generated positive cash flow at its three operating Mines, realizing a 13% increase over 2017, and our production results were solid with year over year increases to the consolidated production of all metals except lead. The Company continues to realize positive returns on the capital investments and operational improvement efforts at all our Mines.This is best demonstrated through our improving operating performance, strengthening of our asset base, significantly lower all-in sustaining costs and continued strong cash flow.

Silver Spruce Resources Identifies Additional Drill Targets at Pino de Plata

This is an exciting development for the Pino de Plata project, stated Karl Boltz, the Company’s CEO. Field observations and historical data indicate that areas no focussed on during the preparation of the NI 43-101 report merit detailed field work and sampling prior to final selection of drill hole collar locations.

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