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2008-08-13 21:00:21

SHREVEPORT, La., Aug. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- International Star, Inc. (I-Star) today provided additional details of the results obtained during recent mineral exploration activities on its Detrital Wash claim block in Mohave County, Arizona. In July, I-Star announced that assays performed by an Arizona registered and licensed lab on 252 geological samples recently collected from its mining claims in the Detrital Wash area support historical records obtained by I-Star of significant...

2008-08-11 15:01:04

Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation (NYSE:CDE)(TSX:CDM)(ASX:CXC) today announced the appointment of Humberto Rada as the new President of Coeur's Bolivian subsidiary, Empresa Minera Manquiri, S.A., and of Coeur South America. Mr. Rada will lead all the Company's activities in South America, including its existing activities in Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Coeur recently began operations at its new San Bartolome silver mine, located in Potosi, Bolivia, which is expected to produce 3.2 million...

2008-08-08 09:01:16

Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation (NYSE:CDE) (TSX:CDM) (ASX:CXC): HIGHLIGHTS -- San Bartolome now in production with first silver dore shipment made on July 25th; estimated 2008 production of 3.2 million ounces; targeted 2009 production of 9 million ounces. -- Palmarejo construction on-budget and on-schedule for March 2009 start-up; feasibility study completed during quarter resulting in 29% increase in Company-wide silver mineral reserves and 51% increase in Company-wide gold...

2008-08-05 00:00:24

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) today reported silver production of 2.4 million ounces for the second quarter of 2008, a 60% increase over the same period a year ago. Second quarter financial results showed a loss applicable to common shareholders of $44.4 million, or 35 cents per share, on revenue of $64 million. The results include several one-time or transactional items related to the purchase of the Greens Creek Joint Venture, the sale of the Venezuelan operations and the sale of Great...

2008-07-31 09:01:04

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AUN) is pleased to announce the release of a N.I. 43-101 compliant resource estimate on the 100% owned Shafter silver mine located in south-west Texas. The report was prepared by Tetra Tech Inc. of Golden Colorado and the full report can be viewed on the Aurcana website (www.aurcana.com) or on Sedar (www.sedar.com). Upon review by Aurcana, when considering the current...

2008-07-28 12:00:53

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 28, 2008) - U.S. Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE:USA) ("U.S. Silver" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that June silver production was 161,000 ounces which is 37% higher than average monthly production in the 1st quarter 2008 and 61% higher than the average monthly production from 2007. This is an annualized rate of approximately 1.93 million ounces. Production Rates The mine averaged 879 tons per day in June, an increase of 260% compared to the...

2008-07-24 12:00:53

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 24, 2008) - U.S. Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE:USA) ("U.S. Silver" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the beginning of repair activities associated with bringing the Caladay mine into production. The Caladay Shaft lies approximately 1.3 miles southeast of the Galena Mine No.3 Shaft in Wallace, Idaho. The two mines are already interconnected on the 4900 foot level of the Galena Mine. The four-phase program includes: - The repair of the Placer...

2008-07-22 18:00:44

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 22, 2008) - Silver Eagle Mines Inc. (TSX:SEG) is pleased to report on recent results from its ongoing diamond-drilling program on the North, Calvario and Mill Zones at its wholly-owned Miguel Auza property in Zacatecas, Mexico. Of note are diamond drill holes 2008-189 and 2008-194 in the North Zone, which intersected veins 0.4 and o.5 m in width, assaying 2,463 gpt Ag and 3,291 gpt Ag respectively, and 2008-196, the deepest hole drilled to date, which...

2008-07-22 15:00:51

GOLD HILL, Nev., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GoldSpring, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GSPG) reported today a continuation in the trend of encouraging assay results from its latest four drill holes, numbered 45-48, suggesting expanded depth and surface area of the identified ore body in the Hartford Complex. The Hartford Complex represents less than five percent of the Company's total leases of landholdings in the Comstock Lode. "The assays from drill holes 45-48 continue the trend of...

2008-07-09 09:00:46

Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation (NYSE:CDE) (TSX:CDM) (ASX:CXC) today announced the promotions and appointments of key personnel in both its North and South American operations groups. This enhanced management structure is designed to provide each operation with additional oversight, experience, and resources in order to meet the Company's production, cost, and development targets. South America Don Gray has been appointed Senior Vice President of South American Operations and will...


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