GUYANA

Latin America poised to become uranium superpower

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 29, 2012
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Uranium exploration and production is on a fast track in Latin American, as investors begin to realize that a few small-cap companies are controlling deposits that could be worth billions of dollars.

China’s Bosai Minerals Group ponders leaving Guyana due to hostility

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 21, 2012
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Chinese producer of bauxite Bosai Minerals Group halted its operations in Guyana on Friday due to violent protests against the miner that left at least three deaths on Wednesday, said the President Donald Ramotar.

Investors pile back into Guyana Goldfields on new feasibility

Frik Els | April 12, 2012
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Guyana Goldfields vaulted 15.8% on Thursday, after raising just shy of $26 million from an institutional investor and its CEO, and announcing a revised feasibility study for its Aurora gold project in Guyana.

REE International Acquires Rare Earth Property With Estimated Value of $10 Million

REE International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REEI) (the "Company"), a U.S.-based mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and production of rare earth elements, today announces the acquisition of a rare earth property in Port-e-Kiatuma, Guyana.

Sandspring Provides Update of NI 43-101 Technical Report

DENVER, COLORADO–(Marketwire – March 12, 2012) – SANDSPRING RESOURCES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:SSP) ("Sandspring" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the publication of an updated NI 43-101 technical report titled "TECHNICAL REPORT, UPDATED…

Canadian firm to restart manganese ore exports from Guyana in 2014

Global News Canada | February 25, 2012

Guyana hopes to start exporting manganese ore for the first time in 50 years following the discovery of the mineral in the country's northwest, government officials said Saturday.

Investors find holes in Guyana Goldfields definitive study, decide the company is worth 20% less

Frik Els | February 24, 2012
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Toronto-based firm's Definitive Feasibility Study for its 100% owned Aurora Gold Project in Guyana, the nation's only large-scale licensed gold mine development project, makes investors see red.

Guyana Frontier Commences Drilling Program at Marudi Mountain Gold Project

CNW Telbec | Mining/Metals | February 14, 2012

Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. (TSX-V: GYG) ("Guyana Frontier") is pleased to announce the commencement of a 3,000 metre diamond drilling program at the Marudi Mountain Gold Project ("Marudi Mountain") in southern Guyana, South America.

Argus receives title and uranium licence for the large-scale, drill-ready Kaituma uranium/gold project

Marketwire - Mining and Metals | January 31, 2012
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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Jan. 31, 2012) – Argus Metals Corp. (the "Company" or "Argus") (TSX VENTURE:AML) reports that the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission has granted and signed Argus' PL29/2011 licence. This licence allows for the exploration of uranium, gold and precious elements. PL29/2011 is west of, and contiguous with Argus' PL53/2009 licence, which also allows for the exploration of uranium, gold and precious elements. With PL29/2011 in place, Argus now holds the full 10 x 1 kilometre extent of the Kaituma uranium target and plans to execute a drill program on the project as soon as technically and financially feasible.

First Bauxite Corporation Files NI 43-101 Technical Report-Bankable Feasibility Study Update for the Bonasika Project

Marketwire - Mining and Metals | November 21, 2011

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Nov. 21, 2011) – First Bauxite Corporation (TSX VENTURE:FBX)(FRANKFURT:FBI)(BERLIN:FBI) ("First Bauxite" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the NI 43-101 Technical Report – Bankable Fea…

Guyana Goldfields receives the mining license for the Aurora Gold project from the Government of Guyana

CNW Telbec | Mining/Metals | November 19, 2011
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TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2011 /CNW/ – Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX: GUY) ("GGI" or "the Company") is pleased to announce today that it has signed a Mineral Agreement ("MA") with the Government of Guyana and has received the Mining License for the Aurora Gold Project, as previously promised through its Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") agreement with the Guyanese Government (see press release dated October 5, 2011). This is the first large-scale mining license to be issued in the gold sector in Guyana since 1991.

Guyana Goldfields Aurora project moving forward

Andrew Topf | October 5, 2011
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Guyana Goldfields (TSE:GUY) got a nice bump today after the company announced an agreeement with the Guyana government for developing its Aurora gold project. The stock was up around 8.5% on nearly-double average volumes on the Toronto exchange.

Stronghold announces a letter of intent to acquire Mowasi gold's property adjacent to the company's Eagle Mountain project in Guyana

Marketwire - Mining and Metals | September 7, 2011
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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Sept. 7, 2011) – ("Stronghold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:Z) The Company is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent with Mowasi Gold Corp. ("Mowasi") whereby Stronghold has agreed to acquire a ninety-five (95%) interest in the 23 prospecting permits medium scale and 8 mining permits medium scale (collectively the "Concessions") in which Mowasi has an exclusive interest and which are contiguous to the Company's Eagle Mountain Project in Guyana under the following terms and conditions:

U3O8 Corp. reports results of infill drilling at Aricheng C in the Kurupung project, Guyana

Marketwire - Mining and Metals | September 1, 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Sept. 1, 2011) – U3O8 Corp. (TSX VENTURE:UWE), a Canadian-based company focused on uranium exploration and resource expansion in South America, reports results from the infill drilling program completed on the Aricheng C area in the Kurupung Batholith in Guyana (Figure 1). Resource estimation has started on data from Aricheng C, while infill drilling is progressing well on the next mineralized zone –Aricheng West – towards the goal of increasing the current National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") uranium resource1 on the Kurupung Project.

Otish changes name to Arrowhead Gold, plans private placement

MINING.com Editor | August 7, 2011

Otish Energy Inc. announced Friday the special resolution relating to the change of name from Otish Energy Inc to Arrowhead Gold Corp, has been approved at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held in Toronto on July 28th, 2011.

Other business transacted at the annual and special meeting included: the re-election of Steve Smith, Zachery Dingsdale, Ick Boga, Mark Fekete and Albert Timcke as directors; the appointment of BDO Canada LLP as auditor of the company; and the approval of the company's rolling stock option plan.

Canamex and GMV enter into option agreement on large prospective gold acreage in Guyana

Yahoo! Finance | July 6, 2011

Companies: CANAMEX RESOURCES CORPCANAMEX RESGMV Minerals, Inc. Related QuotesSymbolPriceChangeCSQ.V0.130.00Follow these stocks} VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – 07/06/11) – Canamex Resources Corp. (TSX-V:CSQ – News)(Frankfurt:CX6 – News)

Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Ltd. and First Bauxite Corporation terminate their option and joint venture agreement over the Essequibo-Demerara bauxite project in Guyana

Marketwire | May 6, 2011
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FIRST BAUXITE CORP. (TSX VENTURE:FBX)(FRANKFURT:FBI)(BERLIN:FBI) ("First Bauxite" or the "Company") First Bauxite Corporation is announcing that the Letter of Understanding between the Company and Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Ltd. ("Rio Tinto") was terminated on February 17, 2011 with immediate effect. On May 23, 2008, Rio Tinto Exploration signed a Letter of Understanding with First Bauxite Corporation, in order to form a four-year joint venture with the purpose of exploring the northern portion of the coastal bauxite belt of Guyana for economic metallurgical bauxite resources.

Severstal to buy Sacre-Coeur Minerals for C$65m

mineweb - daily news headlines | September 23, 2010

The Russian miner is hoping to boost its mining operations in Guyana, offering to buy the shares it doesn't already own for 43% more than where they were trading on Tuesday. Read more

Strike stops output at Rusal bauxite mine in Guyana

mineweb - daily news headlines | November 24, 2009

Workers at Guyana's largest bauxite mine are resisting pressure from the company for 75 layoffs in return for a 10% wage increase for those who remain.