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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Exploration Briefs - August 2016

Northern Star Resources reported that drilling at its Jundee gold mine in Western Australia has identified extensive areas new high-grade mineralization at distances of up to 800 m from existing mining operations. Results include two eye-watering intercepts of 0.8 m at 3,933 g/mt and 0.4 m at 1,400 g/mt gold. More than 600 exploration intercepts are tabulated in the Northern Star report, dated June 30.

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Exploration Briefs - July 2016

Rox Resources has reported an initial inferred mineral resource for the Teena zinc-lead deposit on the Reward project in Australia’s Northern Territory. Teck Resources Australia has an option to earn a 70% interest in the project by spending up to A$15 million on project exploration by the end of August 2018. As of March, Teck had spent approximately A$13.85 million.

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Exploration Briefs - June 2016

Ivanhoe Mines has initiated a 25,000-m, in-fill and exploration drilling program, using up to nine drill rigs, at the Kakula discovery on the Kamoa copper mining license area in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Kakula represents a major extension of the Kamoa copper deposit, which Ivanhoe Mines discovered in 2008.

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