Category: Exploration and Development

Great Panther Silver Updates Drilling Results for San Ignacio Property, Guanajuato; Grants Stock Options to New Personnel

Great Panther Silver Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on a further 12 surface diamond drill holes from the ongoing program at the Company’s wholly-owned San Ignacio Project in Guanajuato, Mexico. Drill-holes ESI11-039 to ESI11-050, inclusive, were drilled from section 450N to section 700N, confirming vein continuity with mineralized vein widths of up to nine metres, and in-filling the Intermediate zone extension to the south, and defining the Nombre de Dios zone. Assays from drill core continue to demonstrate higher gold:silver ratios than at the main Guanajuato Mine.

Excellon Provides Mexican Exploration Update and Exceeds November Production Targets at Platosa

Exploration Highlights:

•Hole LP965 drilled between the two main portions of the 623 Manto intersected 1,955 g/t (57 oz/T) Ag, 14.99% Pb, 28.76% Zn over 4.08 metres (m);
•Hole LP971 drilled east of the 623 Manto in a relatively open area intersected 1,028 g/t (30 oz/T) Ag, 10.47% Pb, 12.74% Zn over 4.53 m;

Production Highlights:

•Tonnage milled in November was 6,800 tonnes which exceeded budget by 35%;
•Silver production was 227,000 oz which exceeded budget by 95%.

Stroud Resources Provides Mexico Update

Stroud Resources Ltd. (SDR.V), which eased 1 cent yesterday to edge back towards a year low of 6 cents, announced the latest results from its drill program at the Santo Domingo project in central Mexico. It said drill results continue to be “very encouraging”, with DDH #42 intersecting the “up dip” extension of the mineralization encountered in DDH #11. The distance between the two mineralized intersections is approximately 175 metres.

Geologix Completes 1,151 Line Kilometre Airborne Survey And Property-Wide Sampling And Mapping Programs At Tepal

Geologix Explorations Inc. (TSX: GIX) is pleased to announce the completion of an airborne geophysical survey over the entire Tepal project area. A total of 1,551 line kilometres were flown, at flight line spacings of 150 metres, over the entire 172 square kilometre Tepal project mineral concessions (1,421 line kilometre). A more detailed survey over the 19 square kilometre (130 line kilometres) core resource area was flown at 75 metre spacings.

Timmins Gold Corp.: Operational Update-Gold Recoveries Improving This Quarter at San Francisco Mine

Timmins Gold Corp. announces that improvements have been realized in gold recoveries for the months of October and November, 2011. Gold placed on the heap leach pads for October was 11,966 ounces (464,007 tonnes at a grade of 0.802 grams per tonne) and 6,618 ounces were extracted from the leach pads. Gold placed on the heap leach pads for November was 9,972 ounces (413,165 tonnes at a grade of 0.751 grams per tonne) and 6,990 ounces were extracted from the leach pads.

Lalo Ventures Ltd.: Modern Exploration Underway at Former San Juan Gold Mine

“We are very pleased, to be exploring the possible expansion of ore grade material beyond the old San Juan Mine workings. Along with its rich production history, the San Juan property’s very prospective geology offers excellent potential for major new gold discoveries,” said Mr. Damien Reynolds, Director.

Major Drilling Group International Inc. is one of the world’s largest drilling services companies primarily serving the mining industry. Established in 1980, Major Drilling has over 1,000 years of combined experience and expertise within its management team alone.

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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.