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Northern Dynasty issues Pebble report in light of Trump mining order

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Empire Mining final assays from Demirtepe main zone return significant copper-gold-silver and molybdenum values

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2011) - Empire Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EPC) ("Empire") is pleased to report the final assay results for the remaining drill holes from Phase I drilling at the Demirtepe copper-gold-silver-molybdenum project located in western Turkey, where drilling in the Main Zone has consistently intercepted significant shallow mineralization in every hole completed. The most recent assays include the following significant copper-gold-silver and molybdenum intersections

BC moly mine extended by 2 years

The Endako molybdenum mine in British Columbia has been extended another two years, Thompson Creek Metals (TSX:TCM) said yesterday. The Denver and Vancouver-based company announced a 9% increase in mineral reserves from 286.2 million to 312.2 million pounds of molybdenum at the mine, located near Prince George, BC., meaning the mine will operate until 2028. "The updated reserves estimate illustrates the significant value of the Endako mine. The current report has revised our reserves estimates as a result of improved engineering, refined geological modeling and new drilling data. We believe the resource base at the Endako mine will continue to expand with our 2011 drilling program and future exploration," CEO Kevin Loughrey said in a statement.

Bard Ventures up seven percent after announcing drill results of 70.49 gm/t silver over 214.7m at Lone Pine property

Bard Ventures (CVE:CBS) was up 7.69% on Friday, bucking a down day in the markets when the S&P/TSX Composite index was down 2.34%, after the company announced drill results of 70.49 gm/t silver over 214.7m at Lone Pine Property. Bard Ventures said that the positive results received from drill hole BD-11-69 demonstrate the continuity of high grade molybdenum (Mo), copper (Cu) and silver (Ag) mineralization over a horizontal distance of 131 meters from drill hole BDQ-08-03 through BD-11-69 to BDQ-08-04.

Going cheap – Alaska mine worth $300 billion

Alaska's Pebble deposit presents big problems for Northern Dynasty, the junior Canadian miner that wants to cash out of its sole asset. Pebble has an eye-popping recoverable resource of 67 million ounces of gold and 55 billion pounds copper with some molybdenum thrown in for good measure which at today's prices is worth over $300 billion in total. The Vancouver company shares the venture with Anglo-American but the $4.7 billion development costs could be too rich even for the London-listed giant's blood. Apart from the problem of finding a heavyweight buyer for its 50%, Dynasty also faces opposition from a $150 million a year salmon fishery near the site and local environmental protesters who have enlisted the support of Hollywood celebrities like Robert Redford.

Entree Gold continues to advance Ann Mason

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2011) - Entrée Gold Inc. (TSX:ETG)(NYSE Amex:EGI)(FRANKFURT:EKA) ("Entrée" or the "Company") has received assay results from three additional deep diamond drill holes on the 100% owned Ann Mason copper molybdenum porphyry deposit in the Yerington district of Nevada. Drilling continues to return long intercepts (448 metres to 814 metres) averaging from 0.35% to 0.43% copper equivalent ("CuEq"). Higher grade mineralization, including intervals greater than 0.60% CuEq, is present in these holes, as shown in Table 1 below. Hole locations and cross sections can be viewed at

Empire provides progress update on Demirtepe copper-gold project, Turkey

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2011) - Empire Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EPC) ("Empire") is pleased to provide an update on the Demirtepe Project in western Turkey where drilling by Empire has consistently encountered significant grades and intervals of copper-gold-silver and molybdenum skarn mineralization in the Main Zone, including Discovery Hole DTH-001 which intersected2.02% copper, 0.96 g/t gold and 21.64 g/t silver over 47.35 m from 112.2 m to 159.55 m, including 8.0 m of 9.1% copper, 4.68 g/t gold and 95.3 g/t silver.

This German copper-moly miner gives a dram – 15 billion to be exact

Radio Free Europe reports an increase in world prices for base metals has made a 60-year old German-owned mining company the largest corporate taxpayer in Armenia. Data from the positively Soviet-sound State Revenue Committee released on Tuesday show the Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine paying more than 15 billion drams ($41 million) in various taxes and duties in the first half of this year, compared to just 5.5 billion drams the same period last year.

Thompson Creek announces 2011 second quarter revenue up 28.6% to $190.9 million and cash flow from operations up 30% to $53.6 million

Thompson Creek announced revenue for the second quarter of 2011 was $190.9 million, up 28.6% from $148.4 million in the second quarter of 2010. Revenue for the first six months of 2011 was $397.6 million, up 44% from $276.2 million for the same period in 2010. Sales volumes for the second quarter of 2011 were 10.8 million pounds, up 25% from 8.6 million pounds in the second quarter of 2010. Sales volumes for the first six months of 2011 were 22.4 million pounds, up 30.4% from 17.2 million pounds for the same period in 2010.