Exploration Briefs - December 2016

Premier Gold Mines has entered into separate option agreements with Goldcorp and Kinross Gold to acquire prospective exploration projects in Nevada and Mexico.

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Exploration Briefs - November 2016

AngloGold Ashanti Australia (AngloGold) has signed a farm-in agreement with Saracen Mineral Holdings that allows AngloGold to earn up to a 70% interest in Saracen’s Butcher Well and Lake Carey tenements in Western Australia. The tenements are located along the western side of Lake Carey, west of AngloGold’s 100% owned Sunrise Dam gold mine, and are complementary to AngloGold’s existing large tenement package.

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Exploration Briefs - October 2016

Agnico Eagle Mines reported that drilling during the first half of 2016 at its Amaruq gold project in Nunavut, northern Canada, increased inferred mineral resources to 3.7 million oz of gold at a grade of 5.97 g/mt, including a 33% increase in open-pit resources to 2.4 million oz at a grade of 5.53 g/mt. The drilling and exploration program was scheduled for completion by mid-October, using seven diamond drill rigs.

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Exploration Briefs - September 2016

Ivanhoe Mines continues to report exceptional drill intercepts and to expand the extent of mineralization at its high-grade Kakula copper discovery 10 km south of its joint-venture Kamoa project in the southern Democratic Republic of the Congo. As a result of the ongoing success of drilling Kakula and the extension along trend of the well-mineralized, chalcocite-rich core, Ivanhoe has expanded the program by an additional 9,000 m to a total of 34,000 m of exploration drilling. The Kamoa technical team is also preparing tender documents for construction of a box cut to accommodate decline ramps to access the Kakula deposit.

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