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2011-07-22 07:30:00

TSX-V: IRN VANCOUVER, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Iron Creek Capital Corp. (TSX-V: IRN) is pleased to report that Hochschild Mining Holdings Limited (HOC.L: "Hochschild"), operators of the Victoria Joint Venture project, has provided an exploration update. The Victoria Property is an outstanding 37km long land package along the Domeyko Fault Zone in northern Chile, located approximately midway between the world-class porphyry copper districts at La Escondida and El Salvador. The...

2011-03-04 12:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Iron Creek Capital Corp. (TSX-V: IRN) is pleased to announce that Iron Creek and Hochschild Mining Holdings Limited ("Hochschild") have, in recent weeks, exercised the underlying options and acquired complete control of key portions of the Victoria JV Project properties. -- An option over 11,500 hectares of ground covering the Incahuasi, Leña and Cenizas porphyry copper targets, and the...

2010-10-14 00:42:00

ADELAIDE, Australia, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On 11 August, 2010, Maptek received a call from the team that was working on the rescue in San Jose mine, asking for help on the drilling control and 3D display to map the drillholes. We immediately sent one of our Mine Engineers, Alvaro Quezada, to the site to help. Following this, Estibaliz Echabarria from the Maptek I-Site team travelled to the site to conduct surveys of the region. This data was taken into Maptek Vulcan 3D software to...

2010-02-03 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Exeter Resource Corporation (NYSE-Amex:XRA, TSX:XRC, Frankfurt: EXB - "Exeter" or the "Company") is pleased to report further high grade to bonanza grade results from in-fill drilling at Cerro Moro, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. Of 48 diamond drill holes assayed, 28 holes returned significant results, including 12 with very high grades. Most notable was MD644 with 5.38 metres (17.7 feet) at 149.9 grams per tonne (4.35 oz/ton) gold equivalent*....

2010-01-26 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Exeter Resource Corporation (AMEX:XRA, TSX:XRC, Frankfurt: EXB - "Exeter" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling 500 metres ("m") (1,640 feet ("ft")) west of the Caspiche gold-copper porphyry deposit in Chile is encountering a new area of continuous gold mineralization. Drill hole CSD044 has intersected 300m (984 ft) at 0.5 grams per metric ton ("g/t") gold (0.015 oz/t) from a depth of 244m (800 ft). Mineralization in this area, now...

2009-12-15 06:45:00

Study Extends Mine Life, Sustains Higher Production and Identifies Focus for Phase V Expansion VANCOUVER, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Capstone Mining Corporation (CS: TSX) today reported the results of a pre-feasibility study for the Phase IV expansion ("Phase IV PFS") of its high grade Minto copper-gold mine in the Yukon. This study details the basis of ramp up in mill throughput to a nominal 4,100 tonnes per day ("tpd") throughput and 91.3% availability, resulting in 1.37 million...

2009-12-10 12:53:00

TORONTO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) announced today that in response to the discovery and drill intersection of copper-gold-molybdenum mineralization at its Rogers Creek property (see Wallbridge press release dated December 8, 2009), it has successfully acquired, by staking, properties covering an additional 779 square kilometers over five other similar intrusions. These intrusions, some of which have known copper-molybdenum and gold...

2009-11-05 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Exeter Resource Corporation (NYSE-Amex:XRA, TSX:XRC, Frankfurt: EXB - "Exeter" or the "Company") is pleased to report the discovery of a new high grade zone to the west of all previously known high grade mineralization on the Escondida vein at Cerro Moro, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. Of six drill holes from the new zone with significant assays, the best result to date is from hole MD666, sited 20 metres ("m") (65.6 feet ("ft")) from the boundary...

2009-10-20 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Exeter Resource Corporation (NYSE-AMEX:XRA, TSX-V:XRC, Frankfurt:EXB - "Exeter" or the "Company") reports that a new 20,000 metre (65,600 feet) drilling program on the Company's Caspiche gold-copper Project has commenced. The purpose of the program is to define further value in the National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliant inferred mineral resource of 19.6 million ounces gold and 4.8 billion pounds copper announced September 14, 2009. The...

2009-10-13 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Exeter Resource Corporation (AMEX:XRA, TSX-V:XRC, Frankfurt: EXB - "Exeter" or the "Company") is pleased to further report on progress from its in-fill drilling program on the high grade Escondida gold-silver vein at Cerro Moro in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. Results have been received from an additional 25 diamond drill holes from the Escondida West, Central, and Far West sectors. Of 21 drill holes returning significant results, 9 returned...


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