Gold and Silver

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s struggling gold industry has suffered yet another humiliation, losing its status as continental leader to Ghana.

Mining News Pro - Alamos Gold of Toronto continues to cut high grades in a new area of focus between the Eastern and Main extensions at Island Gold.

Mining News Pro - Scientists at the US Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory created ultra-low density gold, silver and copper foams to give physicists better X-ray sources to employ in experiments at the National Ignition Facility.

Mining News Pro - Victoria Gold Corp has stated that construction of its Eagle gold mine in Yukon, Canada, is 95% complete .

Mining News Pro - Solgold’s (LON, TSX: SOLG) stock took another hit on Thursday, the day after submissions for a public hearing were heard in Ecuadorean Constitutional Court regarding the proposed referendum on mining in the provinces where the Australian miner’s 85% owned Cascabel project and other wholly owned exploration projects are located.

Mining News Pro - Shares of RNC Minerals (TSX: RNX) soared by over 22% on Thursday — taking the stock to over C$0.50 for the first time in two months — after another high-grade gold discovery yesterday at its Beta Hunt mine in Western Australia. This is the second discovery of significance at Beta Hunt in the past nine months.

Mining News Pro - Seabridge Gold of Toronto has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the Goldstorm project from Mountain View Gold Corp. The sale price will be paid with 25,000 common shares of Seabridge.

Mining News Pro - Canada’s Pure Gold Mining (TSX-V: PGM), which recently listed in London, has started its 2019 exploration program at its 100%-owned Madsen Red Lake gold mine in Ontario.

Mining News Pro - Agnico Eagle Mines reported Friday Meliadine mine—its largest gold deposit in terms of resources — has achieved commercial production ahead of schedule and below the initial capital budget.

Mining News Pro - Central banks around the globe have been on a gold buying spree this year, with Russia and China leading the pack.

Mining News Pro - Toronto-based Alamos Gold has received the amended permit for expansion of the Island Gold mine to 1,200 t/d from the provincial Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.

Mining News Pro - Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX) has announced the discovery of a new gold-bearing zone at its Windfall Lake project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt of James Bay, Québec. The new zone is about 350 metres north of the main zone.

Mining News Pro - Australia has experienced its highest March quarter of gold production since 1998, according to Melbourne-based gold mining consultants, Surbiton Associates.

Mining News Pro - Researchers at Russia`s Ural Federal University, known by its initials UrFU, are working on a method for extracting non-ferrous and noble metals from hard-to-process ores.

Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold plans to acquire the remaining Acacia Mining shares it doesn’t own in a buyout offer to douse a long stand-off with the Tanzanian Government.

Mining News Pro - AngloGold Ashanti is set to process ore produced from Matsa Resources’ Red October gold mine in Western Australia, which is 60 kilometres from its Sunrise Dam operation.

Mining News Pro - Metminco will merge with unlisted company Andes Resources to establish a dominant position in the richly gold-copper endowed Mid-Cauca gold belt in Colombia.

Mining News Pro - On Monday, May 13, McEwen Mining reported that a fatal accident involving a contractor`s employee occurred at the Gold Bar Mine in Nevada.

Mining News Pro - Australian gold producer St Barbara (ASX: SBM) is acquiring 100% of Canadian gold producer Atlantic Gold (TSXV: AGB) in a deal valued at $802 million.

Mining News Pro - St Barbara is targeting Canada for growth through a takeover of gold producer Atlantic Gold for C$722 million ($768 million).

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