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2011-02-24 19:26:00

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest, publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today results for the fourth quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated: "Net...

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...

2011-02-24 05:00:00

DENVER, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today announced that net income increased 76% to $2.3 billion ($4.63 per share) in 2010, compared to $1.3 billion ($2.66 per share) in the prior year. Operating cash flow was a record $3.2 billion for 2010, compared to $2.9 billion in 2009. Adjusted net income(1) rose 39% to a record $1.9 billion ($3.85 per share) from $1.4 billion ($2.79 per share) in 2009, while the Company's gold...

2011-01-04 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V: FCV.V) is pleased to announce that it has signed the Definitive Agreement with Peruvian miner, Compania de Minas Buenaventura (NYSE: BVN), which has optioned Focus's 100%-owned Minas Chanca silver property (see Press Release April 27, 2010). Under the terms of the Agreement, Buenaventura can earn a 75% interest in the claims by spending US$3 million in exploration and development over a period of three and a half years, of...

2010-11-02 05:00:00

DENVER, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today announced record quarterly revenue of $2.6 billion for the third quarter compared to $2.0 billion in the prior year quarter. Net income attributable to Newmont stockholders increased 38% to $537 million ($1.09 per share), compared to $388 million ($0.79 per share) in the prior year quarter. Adjusted net income(1)( )rose 38% to $534 million ($1.08 per share) from $387...

2010-10-28 17:27:00

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest, publicly-traded precious metals mining company announced today its results for the third quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated: "Net...

2010-10-25 15:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or "the Company,") announced the 2010 recipients of its Supplier of the Year Awards last week at its second annual Supplier Summit. The awards recognize Newmont's top regional and global vendors for their contributions toward lasting partnerships, while operating in line with Newmont's values in worker safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. ConocoPhillips Lubricants was named Newmont...

2010-08-06 15:05:00

LIMA, Peru, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today that Peru's Energy and Mining Ministry granted the permits to initiate metallurgical operations at La Zanja. La Zanja is 53% owned by Buenaventura, with the other 47% owned by Newmont. The expected gold production is estimated to be over 100,000 ounces of gold per year....

2010-07-30 15:05:00

LIMA, Peru, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today its results for the second quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated:...

2010-07-28 05:00:00

DENVER, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today announced second quarter adjusted net income(1) of $377 million ($0.77 per share) compared to $211 million ($0.43 per share) in the prior year quarter. Net income attributable to Newmont stockholders was $382 million ($0.78 per share) compared to $162 million ($0.33 per share) in the second quarter of 2009. In addition, Newmont announced that its Board of Directors...


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