Mining in the United States

Drilling Underway at Fremont's North Carlin Gold Project

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 13, 2021) - Fremont Gold Ltd. (TSXV: FRE) (FSE: FR2) (OTCQB: FRERF) ("Fremont" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the drill program at the North Carlin gold project ("North Carlin" or the "Project") has started.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 13, 2021) - Fremont Gold Ltd. (TSXV: FRE) (FSE: FR2) (OTCQB: FRERF) ("Fremont" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the drill program at the North Carlin gold project ("North Carlin" or the "Project") has started.
  • Boart Longyear's drill rig in action at the Coyote claim block, North Carlin, looking north.
  • The Company has identified several high-priority drill targets at North Carlin based on soil geochemistry, gravity and magnetic surveys, and the projection of key faults that control gold mineralization in the Carlin Trend.
  • North Carlin is approximately 6 km north of and on-strike of Nevada Gold Mines/Premier Gold Mines' South Arturo mine, where recent drilling intersected 39.6 metres of 17.11 g/t gold3, and 12 km northwest of Nevada Gold Mines' Goldstrike mine, which hosts 11.1 million ounces gold in the measured and indicated category2.

Hecla Announces 2020 Production and Cash Position

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:30am

Gold production of 208,962 ounces, expected lower gold production from the Nevada operation decreased production 23% from 2019, which was Heclas highest gold production.

Key Points: 
  • Gold production of 208,962 ounces, expected lower gold production from the Nevada operation decreased production 23% from 2019, which was Heclas highest gold production.
  • The strong performance allowed Hecla to reduce net debt, increase dividends, and double exploration expenditures while more than doubling last years cash position.
  • At the Greens Creek Mine in 2020, 10.5 million ounces of silver and 48,490 ounces of gold were produced.
  • Lucky Friday achieved full production in the fourth quarter with estimated annual production in excess of 3 million ounces of silver in 2021.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation of CONSOL Coal Resources LP Merger

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 1:00am

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.

Key Points: 
  • WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.
  • announces that it is investigating CONSOL Coal Resources LP (CCR) (NYSE: CCR ) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to CCRs agreement to have all of its publicly held common units acquired by CONSOL Energy Inc. (CONSOL) (NYSE: CEIX ) in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $34.4 million.
  • To learn more about this investigation and your rights, visit: https://www.rl-legal.com/cases-consol- c oal-res o ur c es-lp .
  • You may also contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra cost and obligation free at (888) 969-4242 or info@rl-legal.com .

CA Permits To Drill New Oil And Gas Production Wells Rose 160%, While New Wells Actually Drilled Plummets To 60;

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:04pm

The footage at well sitescaptured by Earthworks' Community Empowerment Project California Organizer using optical gas imaging technologymakes the pollution emitted from oil wells visible.

Key Points: 
  • The footage at well sitescaptured by Earthworks' Community Empowerment Project California Organizer using optical gas imaging technologymakes the pollution emitted from oil wells visible.
  • But permits to drill and rework wells outpaced permits to plug wells by 16% over the last nine months.
  • New and existing oil and gas production wells continue to present elevated risks of air toxics emissions.
  • "The good news is oil and gas drillers are not using their permits to drill new wells and new production has ground to a virtual halt," said Tucker.

U.S. Gold Corp. Elects Two Independent Members to the Board of Directors

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 2:40pm

He was a member of the board of governors for the U.S. National Mining Hall of Fame and the board of directors of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.

Key Points: 
  • He was a member of the board of governors for the U.S. National Mining Hall of Fame and the board of directors of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
  • He is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Mines Management and is member of the board of directors of select mining companies.
  • I assisted as a consultant with the original acquisition of Copper King, now the CK Gold Project back in 2014.
  • Edward Karr, Executive Chairman of U.S. Gold Corp., stated, "It is a real pleasure to welcome Bob and Tara to our Board.

U.S. Gold Corp. Elects Two Independent Members to the Board of Directors

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 2:40pm

He was a member of the board of governors for the U.S. National Mining Hall of Fame and the board of directors of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.

Key Points: 
  • He was a member of the board of governors for the U.S. National Mining Hall of Fame and the board of directors of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
  • He is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Mines Management and is member of the board of directors of select mining companies.
  • I assisted as a consultant with the original acquisition of Copper King, now the CK Gold Project back in 2014.
  • Edward Karr, Executive Chairman of U.S. Gold Corp., stated, "It is a real pleasure to welcome Bob and Tara to our Board.

CONSOL COAL INVESTOR ALERT By the Former Attorney General of Louisiana: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of CONSOL Coal Resources LP - CCR

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:59pm

and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (KSF) are investigating the proposed sale of CONSOL Coal Resources LP (NYSE: CCR) to CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CEIX).

Key Points: 
  • and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (KSF) are investigating the proposed sale of CONSOL Coal Resources LP (NYSE: CCR) to CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CEIX).
  • Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of CONSOL Coal will receive only 0.73 shares of CONSOL Energy for each share of CONSOL Coal that they own.
  • KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or whether the consideration undervalues the Company.
  • To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com .

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation of CONSOL Energy Inc. Merger

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:31am

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.

Key Points: 
  • WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.
  • announces that it is investigating CONSOL Energy Inc. (CONSOL) (NYSE: CEIX ) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to CONSOLs agreement to acquire all of the publicly held common units of CONSOL Coal Resources LP (NYSE: CCR ) in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $34.4 million.
  • To learn more about this investigation and your rights, visit: https://www.rl-legal.com/cases-consol-energy-inc .
  • You may also contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra cost and obligation free at (888) 969-4242 or info@rl-legal.com .

NTEC Receives Highest Honor for Exemplary Mining and Reclamation from US Department of Interior

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 9:06pm

FARMINGTON, N.M., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the US Department of Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) recognized Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) for their exemplary mining and reclamation work at the Navajo Mine.

Key Points: 
  • FARMINGTON, N.M., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the US Department of Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) recognized Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) for their exemplary mining and reclamation work at the Navajo Mine.
  • OSMRE awarded NTEC the agencies highest honor for activities that went above and beyond reclamation requirements to achieve superior results.
  • The new configuration allowed NTEC to correct the erosion problems with one pit, minimize impacts to previous reclamation, and move soils for future reclamation.
  • Since 1986, OSMRE has awarded the Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation to coal mining companies that achieve the most exemplary coal mine reclamation in the nation.

CONSOL Energy Announces Results for the Second Quarter 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 11:45am

CANONSBURG, Pa., Aug.10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CEIX) reported financial and operating results for the period ended June 30, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • CANONSBURG, Pa., Aug.10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CEIX) reported financial and operating results for the period ended June 30, 2020.
  • Our total recordable incident rate at the PAMC for the second quarter of 2020 improved by 37.9% compared to the second quarter of 2019.
  • For the quarter, the PAMC produced 2.4 million tons, compared to 7.2 million tons in the second quarter of 2019.
  • The Company's total costs during the second quarter of 2020 were $191.3 million compared to $337.3 million in the year-ago quarter.