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London Metal Exchange to launch gold spot, futures contracts

Section: Daily Dispatches

London Metal Exchange to Launch Gold Spot, Futures Contracts

By Clara Denina
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

LONDON -- The London Metal Exchange said today it is planning to launch spot and futures contracts for gold and silver in the first half of 2017, adding to its list of products which includes copper and aluminium.

The 139-year-old exchange is working in collaboration with the World Gold Council, an industry body backed by gold mining companies such as Barrick Gold and Goldcorp, and is supported by five banks and proprietary trader OSTC, which have committed to provide liquidity.

"The initiative has been driven by the need for greater market transparency, to support and aid ongoing regulatory change, provide additional robustness to the precious metals market, broaden market access," the exchange and its partners said in a statement. ...

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Camino Minerals Receives Approval to Drill
at Lost Cabin Project in Oregon

Company Announcement
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Camino Minerals Corp. (COR: TSX-V, CAMZF:OTC) is pleased to announce that it has received regulatory approval to drill at the Lost Cabin project in south-central Oregon. The company has received notice from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management that it has accepted the plan of operation, described in the notice for exploration drilling submitted in September 2015.

On February 4, 2015, Camino announced it had optioned the Lost Cabin Project from La Cuesta International Inc.. The company has since completed a field evaluation of the project. Anomalous gold values were returned from grab samples, including 38.0 grams per tonne and 2.8 grams per tonne gold at the western end of the zone, as well as 5.5 gpt and 1.9 gpt gold in the east. The property lies within the Basin and Range Province in southern Oregon and covers a layered dome complex. Moderate to intense argillic alteration is exposed for more than 3 kilometers in a northwest trending valley. Within the exposed alteration are epithermal quartz veins, stock work, and breccias, which have potential to host a low-sulphidation, epithermal gold system.

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