Should Germany worry about leaving its gold with U.S.?
2:46p ET Saturday, October 16, 2010
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
The German journalist Lars Schall has quickly developed some elaboration from a German perspective on Jim Rickards' comments in his interview today with King World News. Schall quotes television commentator Max Keiser and Peter Boehringer of the Precious Metals Society in Germany on the likelihood that Germany's gold is in less than safe custody in the United States. Schall's elaboration is headlined "Currency War: Germany about to lose 66% of its Gold Reserves" and you can find it at the Chaos Theorien Internet site here:
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CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
Prophecy Resource Goes Into Production
at Ulaan Ovoo Coal Mine in Mongolia
A commission appointed by Mongolia's Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy has conducted the final permit inspection at Prophecy Resource Corp.'s Ulaan Ovoo mine site and has instructed the company to begin coal production. Prophecy Resource (TSX.V: PCY) has begun production of its first 10,000 tonnes of coal as a trial run of supply to be taken by rail to electric power stations in Darkhan and Erdenet, Mongolia's second and third largest cities after the capital, Ulaanbaatar. The company is the second-ever Canadian mining company to get a permit to mine in Mongolia and start production there.
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Sona Resources Expects Positive Cash Flow from Blackdome, Plans Aggressive Exploration of Elizabeth Gold Property
On May 18, 2010, Sona Resources Corp. (TSXV: SYS, Frankfurt: QS7) announced the release of a preliminary economic assessment for gold production at its flagship Blackdome and Elizabeth properties in British Columbia.
Sona Executive Chairman Nick Ferris says: "We view this as a baseline scenario for gold production. The project is highly sensitive to the price of gold. A conservative valuation of gold at $1,093 per ounce would result in a pre-tax cash flow of $54 million. The assessment indicates that underground mining at the two sites would recover 183,600 ounces of gold and 62,500 ounces of silver. Permitting and infrastructure are already in place for processing ore at the Blackdome mill, with a 200-tonne per day throughput over an eight-year mine life. Our near-term goal is to continue aggressive exploration at Elizabeth and develop a million-plus-ounce gold resource, commencing production in 2013."
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