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Sphinx begins drilling on the Chemin Troilus gold project, Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:00:00 EDT

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 27, 2017) - Sphinx Resources Ltd. ("Sphinx" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:SFX) is pleased to announce the beginning of a seven (7) drill hole program, totalling approximately 500 m, on its 100% owned and undrilled Chemin Troïlus gold project (the "Project"). This program is designed to test high priority drill targets that have been identified on the basis of the ground magnetic, and induced polarization surveys completed this spring (press release May 11, 2017) as well as both the presence of gold grains in tills and boulders (press release January 10, 2017). The objective of the drilling program is to discover the primary source of the gold indicators.

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ML Gold Reports Drilling Results at Palmetto - Northwest Zone Expanding
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:01:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 27, 2017) - ML Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MLG)(FRANKFURT:XOVN.F) ("ML Gold" or the "Company") reports results from an additional 4 holes of the phase I drill program at its wholly owned Palmetto Gold Project in Nevada, where a first ever gold resource is being calculated. Drilling by ML Gold has seen a high success ratio with almost all holes encountering significant mineralization, resulting in the extension of known zones well beyond historically identified limits. Mineralization in the Northwest and Discovery Zones remains open along strike, west and east, and at depth.

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Gold Resource Corporation Declares June Monthly Dividend
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:46:16 EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2017) - Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) (the "Company") declares its monthly instituted dividend of 1/6 of a cent per common share for June 2017 payable on July 24, 2017 to shareholders of record as of July 11, 2017. Gold Resource Corporation is a gold and silver producer, developer and explorer with operations in Oaxaca, Mexico and Nevada, USA. 

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The Gold Report Examines The Good News Pouring In for a British Columbia Miner
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2017) - Once again analysts are talking about this British Columbia mining company that just announced its first gold pour.

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IDM Mining Announces Positive Feasibility Study Results for its Red Mountain Gold Project
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2017) - IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:IDM)(OTCQB:IDMMF) ("IDM" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of a Feasibility Study (the "2017 FS") for the Red Mountain Gold Project (the "Project"), located in northwestern British Columbia near the town of Stewart, BC. The 2017 FS, confirms the positive economics for a near term, high-grade, bulk mineable underground gold operation at Red Mountain.

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2017 Spring Drilling at Greyhound Property Completed: First Phase of Option Agreement Finalized
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:20:54 EDT

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 23, 2017) - Aura Silver Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AUU) ("Aura Silver" or the "Company") is pleased to report that the Spring 2017 drilling program has been completed on our Greyhound property located in Nunavut, Canada. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited ("Agnico Eagle") completed the program to follow up on 2015 results where mineralization of 6.41 g/t gold (check assay resulted in 7.4 g/t gold) was intersected over 1.5 metres at the bottom of drill hole GHD15-017 at a vertical depth of approximately 137 metres.

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INV Metals Commences Feasibility Study on Loma Larga
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:19:18 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 22, 2017) - INV Metals ("INV Metals" or "Company") (TSX:INV) is very pleased to announce it has commenced the preparation of the Feasibility Study ("FS") on its 100% owned Loma Larga gold project ("Loma Larga" or "Project"), located in Ecuador.

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Alto Ventures Receives Initial Option Payments on Empress Property, Northwestern Ontario
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 22, 2017) - Alto Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ATV) ("Alto") has received $70,000 cash and 1 million shares of Sanatana Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:STA) ("Sanatana") as the initial payments under an option agreement (the "Option Agreement") giving Sanatana the right to earn 100% of Alto's interest in the Empress gold project (the "Empress Project") which Option Agreement has now been accepted by the TSX Venture Exchange. The Empress Project is located approximately 15 km east of Terrace Bay in northwestern Ontario within the Schreiber-Hemlo greenstone belt.

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Midland and Osisko Identify Several Prospective Areas in the James Bay Region Near Eleonore and Resume Exploration Work
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:30:00 EDT

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 22, 2017) - Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") (TSX VENTURE:MD) is pleased to announce that several new prospective areas were identified during the first phase of a joint exploration program carried out 50/50 with Osisko Mining ("Osisko"). This strategic alliance formed in 2016 covers a regional area of more than 100 kilometres in length, deemed highly favourable and respectively located to the northwest of the Eleonore gold mine and to the southeast of the new gold discovery at Cheechoo.

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Gold Resource Corporation Intercepts Additional High Grade Gold at Gold Mesa, Nevada Including 6.10 Meters of 2.09 g/t
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:15:00 EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--(Marketwired - Jun 22, 2017) - Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) (the "Company") today announced drill highlights from its phase four drill campaign at the Gold Mesa exploration property located in Mineral County, Nevada. Drill highlights include near surface intercepts of 6.10 meters of 2.09 grams per tonne (g/t) gold and 6.10 meters of 1.20 g/t gold. Gold Resource Corporation is a gold and silver producer, developer and explorer with operations in Oaxaca, Mexico and Nevada, USA. The Company has returned $109 million to shareholders in monthly dividends since commercial production commenced July 1, 2010, and offers shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold and silver and take delivery.

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Genesis Metals Commences Trenching at Chevrier
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 22, 2017) - Genesis Metals Corp (TSX VENTURE: GIS) ("Genesis" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that a trenching program has begun at the Chevrier gold project (the "Project") near Chibougamau, Quebec. The trenching will aid in the screening and prioritization of target areas for drilling. Drilling is expected to begin in July with full details to be disclosed in a subsequent news release by the Company.

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Sulliden Enters Into Agreement With Pitchblack to Sell Its Option to Buy the Troilus Gold Project
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:55:06 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 21, 2017) - Sulliden Mining Capital Inc. (TSX:SMC) ("Sulliden" or the "Company") has entered into an agreement with Pitchblack Resources Ltd. ("Pitchblack") to sell its option to acquire 100% of the Troilus gold Project (the "Troilus Project"), located approximately 450 kilometers north east of Val-d'Or. The two-year option agreement for the wholly owned subsidiary of Sulliden ("Sulliden Sub") to acquire the Troilus Project from First Quantum Minerals Inc. ("First Quantum") has been in effect since May 2016 (see Sulliden press release dated May 2, 2016)

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Platinex Completes Expansion of Shining Tree Holdings
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 21, 2017) - Platinex Inc. (CSE:PTX)(CSE:PTX.CN)(CNSX:PTX) (the "Company") has agreed to purchase 127 claim units totaling 2,032 hectares (5,080 acres) in the Shining Tree area of Ontario. The vendor will receive 436,190 shares of Platinex Inc. in exchange for Platinex receiving a 100% interest in the claims. The acquisition plus the existing property holdings of Platinex are underlain by a 21 km strike length of the Tyrrell-Ridout Deformation Zone which Platinex believes is an important locus of gold mineralization as is evident on nearby IAMGOLD Corp's Cote Lake project and Tahoe Resources' Juby Project. The accompanying map shows the juxtaposition of Platinex's Shining Tree property and major neighboring properties. The acquisition now brings Platinex holdings in the Shining Tree area to 876 claim units covering 14,016 hectares (35,040 acres).

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Focused on Gold Resource Expansion, Alexandria Begins 30,000 Metre Summer Drill Program at Orenada Zone 4
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:39:04 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 21, 2017) - Alexandria Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:AZX)(OTCQB:ALXDF)(FRANKFURT:A9D) ("AZX" or the "Company") has begun a 30,000 metre program at its Orenada Zone 4 gold project in Val d'Or, Quebec. The summer drilling program is specifically focused on defining and expanding the Company's near-surface gold resources in and around Zone 4, where it has identified a stacked, high grade gold vein system. The Zone 4 property is located seven kilometres southeast of Val d'Or, Quebec, at the western end of Alexandria's 35 kilometre-long property package. The property package straddles the Cadillac Break, a major regional fault zone where mines have produced some 100 million ounces of gold over the past 90 years.

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Corvus Reports 92% Average Gold Recovery Using AAO From All Sulfide Rock Types, North Bullfrog Project, NV
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 21, 2017) - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX:KOR)(OTCQX:CORVF) announces complete results of the first phase of testing of the Atmospheric Alkaline Oxidation (AAO) method of oxidizing sulfide mineralization for low cost cyanide gold extraction (Table 1). The results indicate the AAO method for oxidizing sulfide material could result in overall gold recoveries of +90% from all of the potential sulfide mineralized rock types at the North Bullfrog Project (including: Sierra Blanca tuff, Pioneer Formation tuff, Dacite and Rhyolite). The sulfide metallurgical recoveries are similar to the oxidized milled material recoveries in the current production plan. The estimated additional operational cost to the mill ore for the AAO process would raise the mill cutoff grade to approximately 0.65 g/t. The current North Bullfrog resource model has several areas of sulfide mineralization within and immediately adjacent the mine excavation identified by Whittle Optimization at sufficient grade to be potentially processed using the AAO process.

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African Gold Group (AGG) Acquires Option on the Highly Prospective Madougou Gold Project in Burkina Faso
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:30:00 EDT

- Mid-stage exploration project in mining favorable jurisdiction in West Africa

- Significant land package of 182km2, located in greenstone belt that hosts several producing gold mines

- Significant historical holes drilled



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Red Pine Exploration Expands the High-Grade Core of its "Minto Mine South Zone" Discovery - 11.82 g/t Gold over 3.49m including 51 g/t Gold over 0.8m
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 21, 2017) - Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RPX) ("Red Pine" or the "Company") has received partial results for holes SD-17-75 to SD-17-78 (additional results pending) that were drilled between 150-200m south of the former Minto Mine (23,000 oz gold at 12.56/g/t)1. Drilling results continue to demonstrate that the high-grade mineralization of the historic Minto Mine extends to the south. Furthermore, the mineralization of the Minto Mine South Zone appears to be hosted in stacked gold-bearing structures similar to the ones at the Surluga Deposit (>1M oz inferred gold resource at 1.71 g/t)2.

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