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2011-06-22 07:00:00

TORONTO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX:AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), ("AuRico") is pleased to provide an update of drill results from the Ocampo surface drill exploration program during May. The drilling results are among the best results reported to date and include 55 new ore-grade drill intercepts from a wide variety of drill projects on the property. (Refer to Table 1 in the Appendix for selected drilling results) Picacho (Open Pit) - Drilling highlights include:...

2010-12-16 10:39:00

TSX: GAM / NYSE: GRS / BSX: GL7 TORONTO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): Gammon is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into binding Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Aurion Resources Ltd. wherein both parties agree to negotiate a definitive agreement that will provide Gammon with an option to earn up to a 70% joint venture interest in the 12,985 hectare La Bandera Project located in Durango, Mexico. Under the terms defined in the Letter of...

2010-08-06 07:00:00

TORONTO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): As previously announced on June 17, 2008, the Company has indefinitely suspended operations at the El Cubo mine, located in Guanajuato State, Mexico. This decision was a result of continued labour disruptions by the unionized workforce and rising operating costs associated with the failure of the unionized workforce to achieve expected productivity levels. This event was considered a triggering event...

2010-06-28 06:57:00

HALIFAX, Canada, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - TSX: GAM / NYSE: GRS / BSX: GL7 Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): announces that due to the suspension of operations at the El Cubo mine located in Guanajuato State, Mexico, it is providing an updated 2010 production and cash cost outlook for the Ocampo mine. This adjusted outlook has assumed that the 154 contract workers and key pieces of underground mining equipment recently re-deployed from El Cubo...

2010-06-03 16:49:00

HALIFAX, Canada, June 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - TSX: GAM / NYSE: GRS / BSX: GL7 Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): announces an illegal labour disruption launched by unionized mine workers is in progress at its El Cubo mine located in Guanajuato State, Mexico. The unionized workers are barring contract workers and union members from entering the El Cubo mine site. Although no official notice has been provided by the union, the Company understands that...

2009-06-15 08:00:00

HALIFAX, June 15 /PRNewswire/ - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): Gammon Gold is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the strike action at its El Cubo mine in Guanajuato State, Mexico. The union representatives agreed to recommend to its members the adoption of a seven-day continuous work schedule that Management had tabled as part of the negotiations of the union's collective agreement. The changes to the agreement were ratified at a vote by the union membership...

2009-06-01 09:11:00

HALIFAX, June 1 /PRNewswire/ - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): Fred George, President and Chairman of Gammon Gold, is pleased to announce that the Company has received Presidential approval for the absolute freehold title acquisition of its 4,275 hectares Ocampo land package and has subsequently become the first gold mining company headquartered outside of Mexico to own exclusive land rights and titles for the property used in its operations. The more common practice for...

2008-07-16 00:00:13

By The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Starvation and soul-destroying gang rapes are Sudan's weapons of choice in Darfur's genocide, according to prosecutors at the world's first permanent war crimes tribunal.Filing charges Monday against Sudan's President Omar al- Bashir, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said the Sudanese leader had developed a new way of perpetrating humanity's ultimate crime."Al-Bashir is executing this genocide without gas chambers,...


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