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Grande Portage Resources Adds Second Drill at the Herbert Gold Project in S.E. Alaska

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Company is also pleased to announce that it has added another drill rig to accelerate its current drill program.

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  • The Company is also pleased to announce that it has added another drill rig to accelerate its current drill program.
  • Ian Klassen, Grande Portage's CEO remarked, "It is a very exciting time for Grande Portage and its shareholders as we accelerate the drill program at the Herbert Gold project.
  • Grande Portage Resources Ltd. is a publicly traded mineral exploration company focused on the Herbert Gold discovery situated approximately 25 km north of Juneau, Alaska.
  • The project lies prominently within the 160km long Juneau Gold Belt, which has produced over seven million ounces of gold.

A.I.S. Resources Continues Fast-tracking of Drilling Program at Toolleen, Yalgogrin and Kingston Australia

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Resources Limited( TSX: AIS, OTCQB: AISSF ) (the Company or AIS)announces after successful financing it will soon start additional drilling at its highly prospective Australian properties at Toolleen, Yalgogrin and Kingston.

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  • Resources Limited( TSX: AIS, OTCQB: AISSF ) (the Company or AIS)announces after successful financing it will soon start additional drilling at its highly prospective Australian properties at Toolleen, Yalgogrin and Kingston.
  • Soil sampling will start in August once the heavy seasonal rains abate, followed by RC drilling to hone in on these structures.
  • Upon receipt of all results, an RC program will be planned to test the Walshs lode with infill drilling and extensions.
  • Details of the RC program will be finalized pending the results of the diamond drilling program.

Imperial Reports Red Chris Production and Exploration Update for 2021 Second Quarter

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:21am

During the second quarter there were up to eight drill rigs in operation, completing 26 drill holes for a total of about 30,055 drilled metres.

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  • During the second quarter there were up to eight drill rigs in operation, completing 26 drill holes for a total of about 30,055 drilled metres.
  • Since the commencement of the Joint Venture in 2019, 137 drill holes totalling about 166,686 metres have been drilled.
  • Jim Miller-Tait, P.Geo., Imperial Metals Vice President Exploration, is the designated Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 for the Red Chris exploration program and has reviewed this news release.
  • Red Chris samples for the 2021 drilling reported were analysed at Bureau Veritas Mineral Laboratories in Vancouver.

Altiplano Commences Underground Drill Program at Farellon

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Edmonton, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - July 13, 2021) - Altiplano Metals Inc. (TSXV: APN) (WKN: A2JNFG) ("Altiplano" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has commenced a significant underground drill program at its Farellon Copper-Gold (Cu-Au) mine located near La Serena, Chile.

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  • Edmonton, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - July 13, 2021) - Altiplano Metals Inc. (TSXV: APN) (WKN: A2JNFG) ("Altiplano" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has commenced a significant underground drill program at its Farellon Copper-Gold (Cu-Au) mine located near La Serena, Chile.
  • The Company's recently purchased diamond drill rig (See News release dated April 4, 2012) has arrived on site in preparation of a 6,000 m underground drilling campaign at Farellon.
  • This program is designed to assist with grade control within the mineralized zones and provide guidance for further underground advancement of the Hugo Decline.
  • The drilling stations will be established underground at three positions inside the historical Laura vein system decline located approximately 250 m south of Farellon (Figure 1).

Whitehorse Gold Receives 5-Year Exploration Permit and Commences 18,000-metre Drill Program at Skukum Gold Project, Yukon, Canada

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 1:05pm

Drill program is 100% focused on resource expansion and exploration at Skukum Creek, Goddell and Mt.

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  • Drill program is 100% focused on resource expansion and exploration at Skukum Creek, Goddell and Mt.
  • Skukum gold deposits
    The Class 3 Permit process, from initiation to approval, took the Company approximately 5 months, significantly faster than the Yukon's average of 8.5 months.
  • Aim of 2021 Exploration Program:
    Two drill rigs have been mobilized to site and drilling is currently underway.
  • Skukum from 1986 to 1988 saw 233,400 tons of ore mined and processed to recover approximately 79,750 ounces of gold.

Saudi Arabia Drilling Rigs Market Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts 2021 - 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 4:06pm

The "Saudi Arabia Drilling Rigs Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Saudi Arabia Drilling Rigs Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Saudi Arabia Drilling Rigs Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 1.5% over the period of 2020-2025.
  • The increase in natural gas production may act as a driver for the Saudi Arabia drilling rigs market.
  • The decrease in oil production may act as a restraint on the Saudi Arabia drilling rigs market.

Blue Sky Uranium Completes First Stage of Multi-target Drilling Program at the Amarillo Grande Uranium Project, Argentina

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

Therefore, 154 one-metre samples were collected from the drilling and have been dispatched to the laboratory for preparation and analysis.

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  • Therefore, 154 one-metre samples were collected from the drilling and have been dispatched to the laboratory for preparation and analysis.
  • The 2021 drilling program was executed by AVG Falcon Drilling using a ProminasTM R3H drill rig, a multipurpose direct circulation hydraulic drilling rig on tracks.
  • The Company's 100% owned Amarillo Grande Uranium-Vanadium Project in Rio Negro Province, Argentina is a new uranium district controlled by Blue Sky.
  • About Blue Sky Uranium Corp.
    Blue Sky Uranium Corp. is a leader in uranium discovery in Argentina.

VAALCO Secures Rig for 2021/2022 Drilling Campaign

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 9:45pm

The contract provides, among other things, that the drilling rig can be on location as early as December of this year, with the exact timing dependent on other commitments related to the rig.

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  • The contract provides, among other things, that the drilling rig can be on location as early as December of this year, with the exact timing dependent on other commitments related to the rig.
  • George Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer, commented, We continue to work with our joint owners at Etame on our shared goal of executing another successful drilling campaign that can significantly add production and reserves.
  • We are excited to get our next drilling campaign underway later this year.
  • VAALCO, founded in 1985, is a Houston, USA based, independent energy company with production, development and exploration assets in the West African region.

Heliostar Drills 88.3 g/t Gold over 3.05 Metres and 19.3 g/t Gold over 4.57 Metres at Apollo, Unga Project, Alaska

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:30am

The company has three drill rigs on the project and has completed 36 holes for a total of 4,245 metres to date.

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  • The company has three drill rigs on the project and has completed 36 holes for a total of 4,245 metres to date.
  • Heliostar CEO, Charles Funk, commented: "These are exceptional results and this discovery at Apollo adds another high grade zone to the Unga project.
  • The historic Apollo Mine produced approximately 130,000 ounces of gold at an estimated grade of 10 g/t.
  • The Apollo vein transitions from gold rich at shallow levels to gold with silver and base metals at depth.

Aurania Reports That Drilling Has Intersected Sediment-Hosted Copper Mineralization at Tsenken N1

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 15, 2021) - Aurania Resources Ltd. (TSXV: ARU) (OTCQB: AUIAF) (FSE: 20Q) ("Aurania" or the "Company") reports that drilling has intersected sediment-hosted copper mineralization at Tsenken N1 in the Company's Lost Cities - Cutucu Project ("Project") in southeastern Ecuador.

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  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 15, 2021) - Aurania Resources Ltd. (TSXV: ARU) (OTCQB: AUIAF) (FSE: 20Q) ("Aurania" or the "Company") reports that drilling has intersected sediment-hosted copper mineralization at Tsenken N1 in the Company's Lost Cities - Cutucu Project ("Project") in southeastern Ecuador.
  • As a result, drilling will continue at the Tsenken N1 target and the second rig is being moved to the Tiria-Shimpia target area.
  • With one drill rig continuing the drilling at Tsenken N1 and the second moving from Kuri-Yawi to Tiria-Shimpia, we will be drilling at both ends of this extensive mineralized system.
  • The three drill holes completed at Tsenken N1 show that sediment-hosted copper increases in intensity towards the east as illustrated in Figure 1.