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Mittwoch, 24. August 2016

Orezone Gold nach drastischer Ressourcen-Korrektur im freien Fall

Der Goldprojektentwickler Orezone Gold (V.ORE) vermeldet diese Woche eine wahre Hiobsbotschaft. Die Gold-Ressource auf dem Hauptprojekt Bomboré in Burkina Faso muss drastisch verringert werden, was ebenfalls die kompletten Ergebnisse der Machbarkeitsstudie in Frage stellt..

Orezone Bomboré Project Resource Revision

August 22, 2016

Orezone Gold Corporation (ORE: TSXV) announces that preliminary results from the ongoing Bomboré Project resource estimation, performed by Roscoe Postle Associates (RPA) in Toronto, Ontario, indicates that the tonnage and gold ounces contained in the previous 2013 Bomboré oxidized measured and indicated resource may be reduced by approximately 30% with the resulting tonnage remaining at a similar average grade. The 2013 Bomboré fresh rock (sulphide) resource may also be reduced by a similar amount or less. As a result, the 2013 Resource Update and the 2015 Feasibility Study NI 43-101 Technical Report of the Bomboré Gold Project should no longer be relied upon and are withdrawn by the Company.

Based on the anticipated reduction of the measured and indicated oxidized resource, the Company also expects the oxidized mineral reserves, calculated at a US$1,100 gold price, to be reduced by about 30%. This represents a material change to the initial scope of the project and the Company plans to revise and release the Phase 1 feasibility project economics as soon as possible in order to determine the next stage of development for the project. RPA is expected to deliver the updated 2016 resource statement along with a fulsome comparison to the previous 2013 resource estimate by September 7, 2016..




Sonntag, 21. August 2016

The Top 3 Most Visited JRB Blog Posts This Week Are..

3. Gold, Investment-Nachfrage: Höchste ETF-Abflüsse seit Jahresanfang

2. Interview mit Chairman & CEO Dev Randhawa von Fission Uranium

1. Energiebranche: Entwicklung der chinesischen Uran-Importe (2001-2016)




Rohstoff- und Minenbranche: Der Wochenrückblick von Haywood

Werfen Sie einen Blick in den informativen Wochen-Rückblick:
The Weekly Dig
Mick Carew, PhD, mcarew@haywood.com
Haywood Mining Team

Fed Minutes Send Gold Higher Before Late-Week Fall

§  It was another up and down week for the yellow metal after minutes from the July Federal Reserve meeting showed officials were split over whether to raise interest rates; Some preferred to wait because inflation remained flat, while others were eager to go sooner as the labour market nears full employment. Precious metals prices are likely to remain volatile at least over the short term as Investors search for additional clues on the body’s next move during Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s speech on the August 26 in Kansas City. Following the Fed’s minutes, the price of gold (↑0.3%) rose briefly above $1,350 before settling at $1,344 per ounce Friday. The rising gold price coincided with a weakening U.S. dollar; in particular, the Canadian dollar finished at 0.78 U.S. cents on Friday. Mining equities were generally flat this week; the S&P/TSX Global Gold index was down slightly, finishing at 261 while the Global Base Metal index was up, finishing at 87.9. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index finished flat at 833 on Friday. In other precious metals, Silver (↓2%) and platinum (↓0.8%) both fell, finishing at $19.3 and $1,114 per ounce respectively, while palladium rose 3% to finish at $711 per ounce. Base metals had a positive week, with copper (↑0.77%), nickel (↑0.45%), lead (↑2%) and zinc (↑2%) all up, finishing at $2.18, $4.68, $0.85 and $1.04 per pound respectively. The WTI crude price surged again, rising 6% this week and 17% since August 2nd on continued speculation that major oil producers may freeze production when they meet in Algeria next month.  Finally, the UxC Broker Average Price of uranium was down (↓1%) this week, closing at $25.87 per pound on Friday.


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Agrarrohstoffe: S&P GSCI Weizen-Index mit Preiskampf am 10-Jahrestief

Nach einem jahrelangen Ausverkauf könnte sich der Abwärtssog bei den Soft Commodities inkl. Weizen nun abschwächen. Schließlich sind die Weizenpreise sogar zuletzt auf ein neues 10-Jahrestief gefallen und notieren im Langfristchart auf einem zyklischen Tiefpunkt. Nach wie vor belastet ein globales Überangebot den Weizenpreis. Daneben stehen auch die Lagerbestände auf einem Rekordhoch..

Quelle: zerohedge.com



Samstag, 20. August 2016

Führende Explorationsexperten im Edelmetall-Sektor: Qualität bleibt das Maß der Dinge

Sehr gutes und informatives Panel - aufgezeichnet auf der letzten Sprott-Konferenz in Vancouver:

Exploration Leaders On Precious Metals Stocks: Remember That “Quality Is Important”





Ressourcen-Wachstum: Brazil Resources erwirbt gigantisches Gold-/Kupfer-Projekt in Kolumbien

Brazil Resources (V.BRI) hat erneut zugeschlagen. Die kanadische Junior-Firma erwirbt in einem Aktienerwerbsabkommen das massive Titiribi Gold- und Kupfer-Projekt von NovaCopper (T.NCQ) in Kolumbien, welches insgesamt Ressourcen von mehr als 10 Mio. Goldunzen und über 800 Mio. Pfund Kupfer enthält.

Das Projekt hatte NovaCopper einst durch die Übernahme von Sunward Resources in 2015 erhalten. Da sich Nova auf das Hauptprojekt in Alaska fokussiert und Brazil auf der Suche nach weiteren Assets mit großen Gold-Ressourcen war, macht der Deal für beide Parteien definitiv Sinn..

BRAZIL RESOURCES TO ACQUIRE THE TITIRIBI GOLD-COPPER PROJECT FROM NOVACOPPER

AUGUST 18, 2016

Highlights:
  • Brazil Resources to acquire a 100% interest in the Titiribi Gold-Copper Project in central Colombia;
  • The Project hosts several styles of mineralization including gold-copper porphyry and associated epithermal gold mineralization in nine zones identified to date;
  • Approximately 144,779 metres of diamond drilling in 270 holes have been completed historically on the Project; 
  • Nearby gold projects in development or in production include Red Eagle’s San Ramon, B2 Gold’s Gramalote, Continental Gold’s Buritica, and Gran Colombia’s Marmato projects;
  • Total consideration of 5,000,000 common shares and 1,000,000 share purchase warrants of Brazil Resources with the common shares being issued at closing representing less than 4.6 % dilution to shareholders of Brazil Resources; and
  • The transaction represents a significant milestone in Brazil Resourcesꞌ strategy of targeted acquisitions.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Vancouver, British Columbia - August 18, 2016 - Brazil Resources Inc. ("Brazil Resources") (TSX-V: BRI; OTCQX: BRIZF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a share purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with NovaCopper Inc. ("NovaCopper"), pursuant to which it will acquire Sunward Investments Limited ("Sunward"), a subsidiary of NovaCopper which owns 100% of the Titiribi Gold-Copper Project (the "Project") located in Colombia..

Donnerstag, 18. August 2016

Big Picture: Top 10 Nationen mit den höchsten Öl-Reserven

Venezuela liegt zwar bei den bestätigten Öl-Reserven auf dem Spitzenplatz, doch der Großteil dieser Reserven benötigt einen Ölpreis von weit über 80 USD/Barrel für eine profitable Förderung..

Quelle: BP