Latest Serra Pelada Stories

2008-09-29 09:00:40

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2008) - Colossus Minerals Inc. ("Colossus")(TSX:CSI) is pleased to announce that it has intersected further high grade gold-platinum-palladium in the Central Mineralised Zone of the Serra Pelada Project, the Colossus- COOMIGASP joint venture located in Para State, Brazil. HIGHLIGHTS - SPD-007 intersected 26.85 metres @ 8.61g/t gold, 8.85g/t platinum and 14.43g/t palladium plus 23.30 metres @ 5.11g/t gold, 1.55g/t platinum and 2.34g/t palladium -...

2008-09-08 12:00:30

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2008) - Colossus Minerals Inc. ("Colossus") (TSX:CSI) is pleased to welcome Mr. Patrick F.N. Anderson to its Board of Directors replacing David D'Onofrio, who has stepped down to pursue other interests. Mr. Anderson co-founded Aurelian Resources Inc. and was one of the discoverers of the Condor Project, which hosts the FDN epithermal gold-silver deposit. FDN has a 43-101 compliant inferred resource of 58.9 million tonnes grading 7.23 grams per tonne...

2008-08-20 12:00:44

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2008) - Colossus Minerals Inc. ("Colossus") (TSX:CSI) is proud to announce a summary of activities on the Serra Pelada project in Brazil, a Colossus- COOMIGASP joint venture. Serra Pelada Project (gold and PGE's): Colossus has successfully completed its Phase I drilling program on Serra Pelada. 17 diamond drill holes were completed for 5129 metres of HQ coring. One other hole (SPD-009) was abandoned due to poor drilling conditions. Drilling was...

2006-07-07 09:10:00

By Peter Blackburn SERRA PELADA, Brazil (Reuters) - As Brazil's election campaign heats up, prospectors in a violent corner of the Amazon jungle are urging President Lula to make good on a 2002 promise to reopen the world's largest open-air gold mine. The mine at Serra Pelada was the scene of a gold rush in the 1980s but the government closed it in 1992 when surface deposits became depleted. Since then peasant miners have been fighting to get the government to reopen it. Lula, like most of...

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