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Chile rejects attempt to block modified Barrick Gold mine project

By cpowell
Created 2016-12-07 19:52

By Anthony Esposito and Susan Taylor
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Chile has rejected an attempt by local communities to block modifications needed to keep Barrick Gold Corp.'s controversial Pascua Lama project alive, a resolution by the ministerial committee involved showed on Wednesday.

The Pascua Lama gold and silver project, which straddles the border of Argentina and Chile in the Andes Mountains, was put on hold in 2013 due to environmental issues, political opposition, labor unrest, and development costs that ballooned to $8.5 billion.

Barrick, the world's largest gold miner, said in September it had brought back a former executive to advance a scaled-back development plan for the project that would focus on Argentina.

But the Canadian company faces fierce opposition from people on the Chilean side, who say the project will pollute and crimp already scarce water resources in the country's arid north. ...

... For the remainder of the report:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-barrick-gold-pascua-lama-idUSKBN... [1]


Golden Predator Finds New Veins of up to 30.8 g/t Gold;
Airborne Geophysics Completed at 3 Aces Project in Yukon

Company Announcement
Monday, November 21, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V:GPY, OTCQX:NTGSF) is pleased to announce additional surface exploration results and the results of airborne geophysical surveys from ongoing work at the 3 Aces project in southeastern Yukon, Canada. Highlights include:

-- Seven of Spades: Newly discovered zone with stacked flat lying quartz veins returning values up to 18.55 g/t gold.

-- Queen of Spades: Newly discovered zone with values up to 30.8 g/t gold.

-- Jack of Spades: Additional results from continuous panel sampling of a second higher bench returned 20 meters of 7.62 g/t gold including 11.7 g/t gold over 12.4 meters and 37.9 g/t gold over 1.7 meters.

-- Three of Spades: Additional assays have increased strike length of vein with returns including 6.95 g/t gold. ...

... For the remainder of the announcement:

http://goldenpredator.com/_resources/news/nr_2016_11_21.pdf [2]

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