Shandong Gold said to be top bidder for $2 billion Glencore mine

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By Dinesh Nair and Vinicy Chan
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

China's Shandong Gold Mining Co. has emerged as the lead bidder for Glencore's gold mine in Kazakhstan, which may fetch about $2 billion in a sale, according to people familiar with the matter.

Shandong Gold, one of China's largest gold producers, outbid other parties, including Silk Road Fund, which had teamed up with state-owned China National Gold Group Corp., the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private. Glencore is still weighing all options for the asset, including selling future production from the mine for a fixed amount, and may decide to retain it, the people said. ...

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-27/shandong-gold-said-to-...



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Gold Standard Continues to Expand North Dark Star High-Grade Deposit

Company Announcement
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSXV: GSV; NYSE MKT:GSV) today announced assay results from two holes, DS16-21 and DS16-04, at the recently discovered North Dark Star oxide gold deposit on its fully-owned and controlled Railroad-Pinion Project in Nevada’s Carlin Trend. Results from DS16-21 have increased the width of the deposit and, more importantly, have confirmed that higher-grade oxide mineralization projects up-dip to more shallow depths to the east of DS16-08.

The primary objective of this year's drill program at North Dark Star was to expand the high-grade zone discovered in core hole DS15-13 (15.4 meters of 1.85 gold grams per tonne and 97 meters of 1.61 gold grams per tonne) at the end of last year's drill program. ...

...For the remainder of the announcement:

https://goldstandardv.com/news/2016/expansion-gold-standards-north-dark-...



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