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2010-04-30 09:38:00

In the news release, Compania de Minas Buenaventura Announces First Quarter 2010 Results, issued 29-Apr-2010 by Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the mine construction progress chart has been corrected. The complete, corrected release follows: Compania de Minas Buenaventura Announces First Quarter 2010 Results LIMA, Peru, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company")...

2010-04-29 17:27:00

LIMA, Peru, April 29 /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 first 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:...

2010-04-27 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V: FCV.V) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to option its 100%-owned Minas Chanca silver property to Peruvian miner, Compania de Minas Buenaventura (NYSE: BVN). Buenaventura is Peru's largest publicly-traded precious metals company and operates seven mines in Peru. It also owns a 43.65% stake in the Yanacocha deposit, Latin America's largest gold mine. Focus' claims total 1,200 hectares and cover the historic Minas...

2010-04-27 05:10:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today announced first quarter results, with net cash from continuing operations of $728 million. Equity gold production for the quarter was 1.3 million ounces and the average realized gold price was $1,106 per ounce. Costs applicable to sales for gold were $480 per ounce on a co-product basis, resulting in adjusted net income(1) of $408 million ($0.83 per share) compared to...

2010-03-26 15:01:00

LIMA, Peru, March 26 /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 the results of the Company's Annual General Shareholders' Meeting held March 26, 2010. The following resolutions were passed: 1. Approval of the 2009 Annual Report. 2. Approval of the Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2009. 3. The...

2010-02-25 17:58:00

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 25 /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 fourth quarter 2009. 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...

2010-02-25 05:01:00

DENVER, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or "the Company") today reported 2009 equity gold reserves of 91.8 million ounces, an 8% increase over 2008, and equity copper reserves of 9.1 billion pounds, a 17% increase over 2008. Equity gold measured and indicated resources (NRM) for 2009 were 1.1 billion tons at an average grade of 0.020 ounces per ton, up from 0.8 billion tons at a grade of 0.026 ounces per ton for 2008. Equity copper NRM...

2010-02-25 05:00:00

DENVER, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or "the Company") today announced record operating cash flow of $2.9 billion and adjusted net income of $1.4 billion ($2.79 per share) in 2009 on record revenues of $7.7 billion from equity gold sales of 5.3 million ounces at costs applicable to sales of $417 per ounce. Record revenues of $2.5 billion were generated in the fourth quarter, with $1.0 billion in operating cash flow generated on equity...

2010-02-22 08:37:00

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("the Company" or "Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company announced today that operations resumed on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at midnight at the Company's three operating units Orcopampa, Uchucchacua and Antapite, after the conclusion of a strike that began on February 13, 2010. The strike was promoted by personnel from...

2010-02-16 08:29:00

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("the Company" or "Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today that a strike has affected the Orcopampa, Uchucchacua and Antapite mining units since Saturday, February 13, 2010. The strike has been promoted by personnel from the Company and contractors who are demanding a review of the workers' profit sharing...


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