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2011-05-03 05:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 3 /PRNewswire/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX: YNG) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce a new and increased mineral resource estimate for its wholly-owned Jerritt Canyon operating gold mine in Elko County, Nevada, USA.  Jerritt Canyon is operated by Queenstake Resources USA Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. ("YNG" or the "Company"). Jerritt Canyon's measured and indicated mineral resource has increased by 578,000 ounces...

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...

2011-04-06 14:05:00

VANCOUVER, April 6 /PRNewswire/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. (TSX:GQM) ("Golden Queen" or the "Company") is pleased to present an updated feasibility study and economic analysis for its Soledad Mountain Project.  The updated feasibility study and economic analysis was prepared by Norwest Corporation with input from independent consulting engineers and management. The US dollar is used in this news release. High Points -- A projected, all-inclusive, average...

2011-03-10 06:30:00

Shares Listed: Toronto Stock Exchange - Ticker Symbol - ARZ NYSE Amex - Ticker Symbol - AZK U.S. Registration: (File 001-31893) News Release Issue #5 - 2011 VANCOUVER, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX: ARZ; NYSE Amex: AZK) is pleased to report a 44% increase in mineral reserves and an updated mineral resource estimate for its Casa Berardi mine, located in north western Quebec, Canada. Highlights include the following: -...

2011-02-24 05:02:00

DENVER, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or "the Company") today announced it increased attributable gold reserves by 1.7 million ounces to 93.5 million ounces in 2010. Highlights include: Attributable gold reserves of 93.5 million ounces, an increase of 2% from 2009; Average grade of gold reserves unchanged from 2009 at 0.029 ounces per ton; Record attributable copper reserves of 9.4 billion pounds, an increase of 3% from 2009; and Reserves...

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