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2011-08-09 06:55:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX:NGD)(NYSE AMEX:NGD) today announces the drill results for 12 additional holes and four metallurgical holes on its Blackwater Project in central British Columbia. The latest results are a continuation of New Gold's aggressive drill program at Blackwater where the company now has assays for a total of 66 additional holes since the completion of the project's initial March 2011 resource estimate. Today's results...

2011-06-16 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. ("Guyana Frontier") is pleased to announce the results of a diamond drilling program at the Sardine Hill Gold Project located in Guyana, South America. A total of 3,076 metres were drilled in 18 holes. Drill core logging and sampling has been completed, and analytical results for gold have been received, compiled and interpreted. Further analytical results for copper and other elements are pending. Highlights of...

2011-06-06 09:01:00

Trading Symbol: CCY VANCOUVER, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Copper Corp. (the "Company" or "Catalyst") today released assay results for a further two drill holes of the current approximate 20,000 meter drill program in progress on the La Verde copper porphyry project in Michoacán state, Mexico. Holes LV11-018 and LV11-019 were drilled on the East Hill deposit. LV11-019 returned 0.206 g/t gold, 9.1 g/t silver and 0.76% copper over 175.04 meters from 239.0 to 414.34...

2011-06-02 08:09:00

TSX Venture: TDC VANCOUVER, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Tyhee Gold Corp. (TSXV: TDC) (the "Company"), a late stage development company, is pleased to announce that diamond drilling continues to identify additional gold mineralization to the north of the reserves defined in the July 2010 Preliminary Feasibility Study. "The results from the Ormsby Zone drill program enhance our resources in this area" reports Dr. Webb, President and CEO.  "The Ormsby drilling is targeting an...

2011-05-03 05:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 3 /PRNewswire/ - Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska or the Company") reports that the recently completed shallow-hole grid drilling program at the Whistler Project, Alaska, has defined a new zone of near-surface gold-copper porphyry mineralization and veining at the Raintree North prospect, and has significantly expanded the footprint of the Raintree West prospect. In addition to the 53 holes (3,505 metres) of shallow grid drilling, six deep holes have been completed for a total...

2011-05-02 13:27:00

Trading Symbol: CCY VANCOUVER, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -  Catalyst Copper Corp. (the "Company" or "Catalyst") today announced assay results for the latest two drill holes completed on the La Verde copper porphyry project in Michoacán state, Mexico. Hole LV11-016 drilled on the West Hill deposit returned an average of 0.363 %Cu and 0.005 g/t Au over 867.9 meters. Hole LV11-017 targeted the East Hill deposit and returned 0.413 %Cu, 0.078 g/t Au and 0.005 %Mo over 390.4 meters (See...

2011-04-29 14:43:00

RESOURCE UPGRADE RECALCULATIONS HAVE COMMENCED AND WILL BE REPORTED IN MAY THE MINERALIZATION IS CURRENTLY OPEN AT DEPTH, TO THE SOUTH, AND TO THE SOUTHEAST, FURTHER STEP OUT DRILLING IS PLANNED Trading Symbols TSXV: AFRFrankfurt: OWW VANCOUVER, April 29 /PRNewswire/ - African Metals Corporation ("AFR") is pleased to report that the Company has received final assay results from the final six drill holes from a total of 22 diamond drill holes completed on its Luisha South...

2011-04-14 05:57:00

Infill Hole U256 Intercepts 8.5% Cu & 75g/t Ag over 4.4m within a broader interval of 4.5% Cu & 41g/t Ag over 9.7m Step-out Hole U259 Intercepts 5.0% Cu & 59g/t Ag over 5.7m within a broader interval of 2.5% Cu & 29g/t Ag over 13.6mStep-out Hole U255 Intercepts 4.5% Cu & 75g/t Ag over 2.1m within a broader interval of 2.8% Cu & 84g/t Ag over 3.8m VANCOUVER, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX: CS) today announced drill results for four new...

2011-04-12 10:00:00

VANCOUVER, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSXV: TXR) (Frankfurt: TX0) has received assay results from the final five holes of its February/March 2011 drilling campaign on the AL198 and Roy zones within its wholly-owned Sunbeam-Pettigrew gold property near Atikokan, Ontario.  All holes intersected coherent alteration zones with anomalous gold.   Hole SP11-12 at the Roy Zone had an interval of 14.70 m @ 0.67 g/t Au, including a higher grade interval of 1.85 m...

2011-04-04 02:05:00

TSX-V:  GOMFRANKFURT EXCHANGE: 3G8 VANCOUVER, April 4 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDEN DAWN MINERALS INC. (TSXV: GOM) (FRANKFURT: 3G8) is pleased to announce continued excellent results from four additional diamond drill holes from an ongoing drill program at the Wild Rose-Tam O'Shanter properties in the Greenwood Mining District, BC. In the fall of 2010 Golden Dawn initiated a drill program to test the Wild Cat and Wild Rose vein systems and their apparent...


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