R/€ = 15.52 Change: 0.02
R/$ = 13.92 Change: -0.06
Au 1416.90 $/oz Change: -10.80
Pt 852.80 $/oz Change: 2.32

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Sienna back drilling at Sweden nickel/copper project

22nd July 2019 Vancouver-headquartered Sienna Resources will start a new drilling programme at its flagship nickel, copper and cobalt project, in Sweden, next month, to test multiple high-priority drill targets. The 2019 programme at Slättberg followed initial drilling last year, which yielded encouraging... 

Galantas says Omagh development on target

22nd July 2019 Development work at the Omagh underground gold mine, in Northern Ireland, is continuing on, or above, target, dual-listed Galantas Gold's CEO Roland Phelps, reported on Monday. In media statement updating development progess, he said that an access drive on the fourth level, or 1 060 m, had... 

British Columbia’s coal deposits to be studied for rare earths

19th July 2019 Geoscience BC has announced a new project to examine how rare-earth elements (REEs) – crucial to personal electronics, renewable energy generation and defence technologies – could be extracted from the province’s coal deposits and coal tailings facilities. Coal deposits have been identified and... 

Selby resigns as RNC CEO

19th July 2019 Mark Selby has resigned as president and CEO of gold miner RNC Minerals with immediate effect, the TSX-listed company announced on Thursday. Executive chairperson of the board, Paul Huet, had been appointed interim CEO. 

Eric Sprott participates in Discovery's C$9m placement

18th July 2019 Mexico-focused exploration company Discovery Metals has announced a C$9-miillion nonbrokered private placement of shares, in which investor Eric Sprott has agreed to participate. The TSX-V-listed firm will issue 23 216 174 common shares at C$0.23 a share and 15 935 000 subscription receipts at... 

Scotgold gives up Portugal licence

18th July 2019 London-listed Scotgold announced on Thursday that it would not extend the Pomar exploration licence in Portugal, and that it had applied to terminate the licence. This follows the earlier falling through of an earn-in agreement that Scotgold had with South African exploration firm PanEx. 

Orca-Avant combination creates new West Africa explorer

18th July 2019 A new private mineral exploration company focused on West Africa is to emerge from the combination of Avant Minerals and the Côte d'Ivoire assets of TSX-V-listed Orca Gold. The new company, Montage Gold, will initially be owned 60% by Orca and 40% by Avant, prior to the completion of a... 

Botswana Diamonds raises £250 000

18th July 2019 Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds has raised £250 000, through the placing of 50-million shares with new and existing investors at 0.5p a share. This represents about 7.98% of the company's issued share capital. 

Asiamet gets enviro permit for Indonesia project

17th July 2019 London-listed Asiamet has been given the environmental go-ahead for the BKM copper project, in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, allowing the company to proceed with the development of the project, mine and infrastructure. The company hailed the provincial environmental permit as a “significant... 

Ariana reports strong quarterly performance

17th July 2019 Turkey’s Kiziltepe mine, which forms part of the Red Rabbit joint venture between Ariana Resources and Proccea Construction, had a strong second quarter, with gold production exceeding the annualised quarterly guidance. The mine produced 6 438 oz in the three months ended June, which although... 


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