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2011-04-18 04:00:00

MEDELLIN, Colombia, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orofino Gold Corp. (OTCMarkets: ORFG) is pleased to announce results from random chip samples within their Culo Alzado mining area, on the north margin of Senderos de Oro, in Colombia that indicate high grades. A newly recognized gold and silver zone has been discovered in this mining area and the current exploration program will be escalated as recommended by the company's Qualified Person. A complete listing of Acme Analytical...

2011-04-14 04:00:00

MEDELLIN, Colombia, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orofino Gold Corp. (PINK OTC: ORFG) is pleased to announce results from random chip samples from within their La Azul mining area in Colombia that indicate very high grades. A complete listing of Acme Analytical Laboratories reports is available on the Company's website at www.orofinogoldcorp.com Highlights Random chip samples returned high grades to 40.20 grams of gold per tonne in average (or 1.29 troy ounces per tonne) by adopting...

2010-07-27 13:12:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers report the primary obstacle in selling unwanted gold jewelry is confusion about their gold's true value. Lack of knowledge about the weight of their gold and strange terms like "pennyweights (dwt)," "grams" and "troy ounces," confuse and intimidate many potential gold sellers. In a telephone survey of 600 potential customers who had signed up to do business with GoldFellow® but never sent their gold, 78% of the...

2009-10-12 10:58:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With gold at historic highs, more people are interested in how to get the most cash for gold. Debunking myths, marketing claims and double-talk about selling gold is a company mission at www.goldfellow.com, according to Michael H. Gusky, company founder and 30 plus year industry veteran. "The more a person knows about the value of their gold, the more likely they are to find an honest buyer and get the highest prices for their valuables,"...

2009-09-08 09:25:23

U.S. markets headed up Tuesday morning after the Labor Day holiday break, as gold and silver prices climbed on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold climbed to $1,002.40 per troy ounce, the highest since it set a record in March 2008 at $1,038.60. Silver climbed to $16.67 per troy ounce. In midmorning trading, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 21.16 points, 0.22 percent, to 9,462.43. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 0.65 percent, 6.57 points, to 1,022.97. The Nasdaq index added 9.17...

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