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2012-06-05 06:23:01

VANCOUVER, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V: FCV) is pleased to announce it has closed the sale of its remaining 25% interest in the Minas Chanca project to Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE: BVN, "Buenaventura") (see Company press release April 17, 2012). By way of the sale, Focus has received US$2.5 million in cash from Buenaventura. Additionally, Buenaventura has purchased by way of a private placement 3.75 million common shares of Focus at...

2012-04-30 18:20:12

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lori McClenahan, President, Intigold Mines Ltd. and St. Elias Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: SLI) (PINKSHEETS: SELSF) (US Clearing Symbol: SELSF) (FRANKFURT: EKL) (collectively the "Companies"), announces today the following update and overview with respect to the Cueva Blanca Gold Property (the "Property") located in northwest Peru. The Property is owned 100% by St. Elias Mines Ltd. Intigold Mines Ltd. has an option to acquire a 60%...

2012-04-26 10:22:45

DENVER, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today reported attributable net income from continuing operations of $561 million or $1.13 per basic share ($1.11 per share on a fully diluted basis), up 9% from $514 million, or $1.04 per basic share in the first quarter 2011. Adjusted net income[1] was $578 million or $1.17 per basic share in first quarter 2012, compared with $513 million, or $1.04 per share for the prior...

2012-04-17 06:23:08

VANCOUVER, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V: FCV.V) is pleased to announce that Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE: BVN, "Buenaventura") and Focus have signed a binding Letter of Intent whereby Buenaventura will acquire Focus' remaining 25% interest and royalty in the Minas Chanca project for US$2.5 million. Additionally, Buenaventura will subscribe for 3.75 million common shares of Focus via a private placement at a price...

2012-03-27 02:29:18

DENVER, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oniqua MRO Analytics (www.oniqua.com), the leading provider of analytics-based MRO optimization solutions for asset-intensive organizations, today announced the establishment of new operations in South America. Located in Santiago, Chile, the new office gives Oniqua a local presence in the South American region where it serves a growing number of asset-intensive customers. Oniqua is an international software company with operations in Australia, South...

2012-02-23 17:03:00

DENVER, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") reported income from continuing operations of $0.5 billion or $1.02 per share, compared with $2.3 billion, or $4.69 per share in 2010. Adjusted net income(1) was a record $2.2 billion, or $4.39 per share in 2011, compared with $1.9 billion, or $3.85 per share a year ago. Income from continuing operations was impacted by $1.6 billion, or $3.24 per share, from the non-cash write-down of...

2012-02-23 16:57:00

DENVER, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or "the Company") today announced it increased attributable gold reserves by 5.3 million ounces, net of depletion, to 98.8 million ounces in 2011. Highlights include: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120223/LA58701-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120223/LA58701-b) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120223/LA58701-c) Record gold reserves of 98.8 million ounces, an...

2012-01-05 11:40:00

DENVER, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today outlined a number of community investment programs - developed in conjunction with local communities - that have been implemented or are under development in the Conga project's area of influence in Peru. The programs, which are in addition to the numerous social investments Yanacocha has made over the last two decades, include efforts to advance health and education, critical infrastructure and economic...

2011-12-08 08:00:00

DENVER, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today provided additional details on the Conga project's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), which was approved in October 2010. Conga's EIA was reviewed by 12 agencies before being approved by the Ministry of Energy and Mines in Peru. The public engagement process leading up to the approval included approximately 13,000 people from the neighboring communities, the Cajamarca region and elsewhere. "Conga's EIA...

2011-11-30 01:04:00

DENVER, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") announced today that, in agreement with the government of Peru, it has suspended construction activities at the Conga project (or the "Project") in Peru for the safety of employees and community members. During the past month, the Conga project and the near-by Yanacocha operations have experienced intermittent work stoppages as a result of ongoing protests in the region. Beginning...