Month: June 2020

First Mexican Gold Corp. Announces Closing of Final Tranche of Private Placement

First Mexican Gold Corp. is pleased to announce that further to its press release of June 15, 2020, the Company has closed the second and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement by issuing, in the second tranche, an aggregate of 4,248,722 charity-flow through units of the Company at a price of $0.18 per Charity FT Unit for gross proceeds of $764,769.96.

Sonoro Drilling Targeting High-Grade Epithermal Gold Mineralization at Cerro Caliche

Phase One of the program will total 6,000 meters of core drilling to test 20 targets, of which the initial 11 holes have been identified in the Drilling Plan. Of the remaining nine holes, seven have been tentatively identified in the Drilling Plan and two are reserved depending on the results of prior holes. This initial core drilling program is the first segment of the proposed 50,000 meters of core and rotary drilling contemplated in the Company’s May 26, 2020 news release.

Leading Independent Advisory Firms ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend that SSR Mining and Alacer Gold Shareholders Vote for the Matters Proposed in Connection with Proposed Merger

SSR Mining Inc. and Alacer Gold Corp. are pleased to announce that Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co. have both recommended that shareholders vote FOR the matters to be voted on at the applicable meetings in connection with their previously announced at-market merger of equals pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Yukon).

McEwen Mining Closes the Refinancing of Its $50 Million Debt

As part of the refinancing, Sprott Private Resource Lending II, LP has replaced Royal Capital Management Corp. as a lender and the administrative agent for the Term Loan; and Evanachan Limited, a corporation wholly-owned by Rob McEwen, remains a lender.

Teck Named to 2020 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada

“This recognition is made possible by our employees who ensure that sustainability is central to everything we do,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “Teck is committed to being a positive corporate citizen and to responsibly producing the materials needed to build a better quality of life for people around the world.”

Tarachi Gold Corp Announces Start Of Field Program

Tarachi Gold Corp. is pleased to announce that field work has commenced on the Company’s group of mining concessions known as the Tarachi project located in the Sierra Madre Gold Belt of Eastern Sonora, Mexico. The Company’s projects all lie within an established gold producing region, bordering Alamos’ Mulatos mine and Agnico Eagle’s La India mine.

Candelaria Mining Closed US$9 Million Medium Term Loan Facility

Curtis Turner, CEO commented, “Candelaria is pleased to have reached agreement with a lender such as Accendo Banco for a project loan facility. This announcement represents a major catalyst in providing substantial economic development for the municipality of Pinos, Zacatecas in Mexico.”

Aztec Minerals IP-Resistivity Geophysical Survey Identifies Multiple Anomalies Over a 5 Km Long Porphyry Corridor at Cervantes Project in Sonora, Mexico

Joey Wilkins, CEO and President commented “Our geological mapping and geochemical sampling delineated five mineralized porphyry targets southwest of the main California target. This new 3-D IP data gave us more than we had hoped for in defining several strong and large chargeability anomalies that coincide with our geological and geochemical targets. None of the Jacobo, Purisima West, Purisima East and Estrella targets have ever been drill-tested.”

Mexican Official Hit After Call to Nationalize Lithium Mines

“The English and Chinese companies are coming already,” Toledo said. “Lithium should be nationalized and the government should create a company, which could be private or public, but the government should control the use of lithium.”

Tocvan Announces Results from Property Scale Soil Survey, Includes Highest Soil Results to Date with 8 g/t Gold & 317 g/t Silver New East Zone Discovery, at the Pilar Gold-Silver Project in Sonora, Mexico

Moving forward, scheduled work to be done, and included with these and previous results, are structural analyses with associated survey tools by structural geologists, and XRF survey of samples across the property and of historic drill hole samples held in storage. XRF identifies elements and their amounts which in turn help to identify pathfinder elements. All these surveys and analyses will be taken collectively in order to locate the structures and hence mineralization to provide targets for the drill program; currently anticipated in late summer/early fall of this year.

GoGold Intersects 11m of 424 g/t Silver Equivalent in Rascadero area of Los Ricos South

“This hole drilled in the Rascadero area of the Los Ricos South project is our northernmost hole drilled to date in the area and it is encouraging to see such a wide intersect of high grade mineralization in this area,” said Brad Langille, President and CEO. “This may represent the beginning of a new ore shoot on the northwesternmost area of Los Ricos South.”

Aura Minerals Launches Initial Primary and Secondary Public Offering

The Company expects to use the net proceeds of the Offering to fund (i) continuous development, maintenance and expansion of the Company’s producing assets; (ii) exploration and development of projects that are not yet in commercial production; and (iii) reinforcement of the Company’s capital structure.

Riverside Resources Options Los Cuarentas Project to Hochschild Mining PLC

Riverside’s President and CEO, John-Mark Staude, stated: “We are delighted to partner again with Hochschild Mining in Sonora, Mexico. We both see significant discovery potential at Los Cuarentas and our team is keen to get going in the field with safe, cost-effective exploration work to test a series of drill targets in short order.”

Vizsla Drills 1,544g/t Silver Eq. Over 8.2 Metres in New Discovery at Panuco Project, Mexico

Vice President of Exploration Charles Funk commented “These results are a very exciting discovery for Vizsla with multiple veins intersected in drilling containing very high-grade silver, gold and base metals. These holes are the first ever drilled on the Napoleon vein which extends over more than 2 km of strike and hosts multiple small-scale mines and mineralized outcrops.”

VanGold Mining to Clear the El Pinguico Shaft

Preparations are underway to begin clearing approximately 30m of debris from the bottom of the El Pinguico shaft, one of three shafts that gave access to the historic El Pinguico mine.

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