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Randgold Resources: Randgold seeks to extend Tongon's life
JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2017) - Randgold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD)
Taku Increases Financing to $1,000,000
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Taku Gold Corp. (CSE:TAK)(CSE:TAK.CN) ("Taku" or the "Company") announces its intention to undertake a non- brokered private placement to raise $1,000,000 through the distribution of 10,000,000 units ("Units") at $0.10 per Unit.
Titanium Issues Stock Options
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Titanium Corporation Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TIC) ("Titanium" or the "Company") announced that it has issued 950,000 stock options to executive officers and directors of the Company in accordance with the Company's shareholder approved stock option plan. The stock options are exercisable at a price equal to the closing price of such shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on April 21, 2017, expire in five years and vest over a period of 36 months with 1/3 of the options vesting at the end of each twelve month period following the date of grant.
Northcliff Reports Annual General Meeting Results
VANCOUVER, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Northcliff Resources Ltd. ("Northcliff" or the "Company") (TSX: NCF) announces the voting results from its 2017 Annual General Meeting held on April 20, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia (the "Meeting').
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Kennametal To Participate In Non-Deal Roadshow Hosted By Credit Suisse On April 28, 2017
PITTSBURGH, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today they will participate in a non-deal roadshow hosted by Credit Suisse on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. In attendance will be Ronald M. De Feo, President & CEO, Jan Kees van Gaalen, Vice President & CFO, Patrick S. Watson, Vice President Finance & Corporate Controller and Kelly Boyer, Vice President, Investor Relations. The presentation slides will be available on the company's website www.kennametal.com on April 27, 2017. Once on the homepage, select "About Us", "Investor Relations" and then "Events".
Getty Copper Inc. Announces New Director
Trading Symbol TSX V: GTC
Cadillac Announces Issuance of Shares for Debt
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Cadillac Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CDC)(OTC:CADIF) ("Cadillac" or the "Company") announced today Cadillac has agreed to settle debt obligations for management services in the amount of CDN$140,000 through the issuance of 2,800,000 shares at $0.05 per share to non-arms' length parties Norman Brewster, President and Chief Executive Officer and Leo O'Shaughnessy, Chief Financial Officer for services rendered to the Company.
Condor Resources Inc.: Update on the Soledad Project MOU with Chakana Resources S.A.C., Shares for Debt Settlement
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Condor Resources Inc. ("Condor" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CN) is pleased to provide an update regarding the Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Chakana Resources S.A.C. ("Chakana") on the Company's wholly owned Soledad project in Ancash, Peru, as announced on February 24th.
Forrester Arrangement Update
TORONTO, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Forrester Metals Inc. (the "Company" or "Forrester") (NEX: VEM.H) provides an update in respect of its proposed arrangement with Zinc One Resources Inc. ("Zinc One") pursuant to which Zinc One will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Forrester (the "Arrangement").
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to Host First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call on May 5, 2017
VANCOUVER, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer and a leading equipment distributor, invites interested parties to participate in its first quarter 2017 earnings conference call, occurring on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:00 am Eastern time / 8:00 am Pacific time / 4:00 pm BST. During the call company executives will discuss Ritchie Bros.' earning results and answer questions from analysts and institutional investors. The Company's first quarter 2017 earnings results will be released the evening before, on May 4, 2017, after NYSE and TSX markets close.
Positive Annual Financial Results for Vivakor
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Vivakor Inc. (OTC PINK: VIVK) announced GAAP based financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016.
Odyssey Resources provides a corporate update
LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Odyssey Resources Limited (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ODX.H) announces that it has filed its audited consolidated financial statements and management's discussion and analysis for the year ended December 31, 2016 on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
Tower International Declares Quarterly Dividend
LIVONIA, Mich., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Tower International, Inc. (NYSE: TOWR), a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share on the Company's common stock, payable June 9, 2017 to shareholders of record on May 10, 2017.
Fortem Resources Inc. Acquires Interest in 101,888 Acres of Oil and Gas Leases in the Mancos Formation, Utah
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2017) -  Fortem Resources Inc. (OTCQB: FTMR) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that on April 17, 2017, it entered into and closed a Membership Interest Purchase Agreement (the "MPA") with two arm's length vendors to acquire 100% the membership interests of Rolling Rock Resources, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company. Rolling Rock has the right to acquire a 50% working interest in and to certain leases, hydrocarbons, wells, agreements, equipment, surface rights agreements and assignable permits totaling approximately 101,888 acres (160 sections) at an 80% net revenue interest located in the Mancos formation in the Southern Uinta Basin, Utah.
Capstone Mining Announces Amendments to Corporate Credit Facility
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Consolidated Minerals Limited ("Consmin" or "the Company") Announces That China Tian Yuan Manganese Limited is Extending the Expiration Date in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement Dated April 4, 2017 (the "Statement") With Respect to
ST HELIER, Jersey, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Rockwell provides further update regarding interim liquidation orders against three subsidiaries in South Africa
VANCOUVER, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX:RDI; JSE:RDI) provides a further update to the interim liquidation orders against three subsidiaries of the Company issued by a judge in Kimberley, South Africa on March 23, 2017. The interim orders, which have yet to be confirmed in a final hearing which will include adjudication of the merits of the application and which has not happened to date, include Rockwell Resources RSA (Pty) Ltd (Rockwell RSA), HC van Wyk Diamonds Ltd (HC van Wyk) and Saxendrift Mine (Pty) Ltd (Saxendrift). Interim liquidators have been appointed by the Master of the High Court in accordance with requisitions by the major creditors, but have not taken control of the subsidiaries in view of further filings by the Company. Accordingly, the subsidiaries remain under the operating control of the Company.
AK Steel Announces Expansion of New NEXMET(TM) Advanced High Strength Steel
WEST CHESTER, OH--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that demonstration samples of new NEXMET™ 1000 and 1200 Advanced High Strength Steel have now been delivered to multiple automotive customers for evaluation. This milestone was made possible with the recently completed upgrades to the company's Dearborn Works galvanizing line.
Otis Escalators, Moving Walkways to Serve Passengers at Expanded Shanghai Pudong International Airport
SHANGHAI, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The new satellite terminal to be built as part of the Shanghai Pudong International Airport expansion will be served by 279 Otis escalators and moving walkways. Covering an area of 622,000 square meters and comprising two linked satellite halls, the new facility will be the world's largest satellite terminal. When completed in 2019, it will boost Pudong Airport's handling capacity to 80 million passengers annually, up from 60 million at the end of 2015. Otis, the world's leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
American Creek Engages AGORACOM for Another 12 Month Marketing and Awareness Program
CARDSTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) ("American Creek") is pleased to announce that it has again engaged AGORACOM to implement an online marketing and awareness program.
Critical Elements Corporation: Annual Meeting
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Critical Elements Corporation (TSX VENTURE:CRE) (OTCQX:CRECF) (FRANKFURT:F12) announce that, at its annual meeting held on April 21, 2017, shareholders of the Company approved all the items, including:
Salazar Completes Royalty Sale
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Salazar Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE:SRL)(FRANKFURT:CCG) ("Salazar" or the "Company") - Mr. Fredy Salazar is pleased to report that the Company has completed the royalty sale announced on April 6, 2016. The Company initially sold to RCF VI SRL LLC ("RCF") a 1% net smelter returns royalty ("NSR") in the Curipamba project and received US$2,375,000. The Company has now completed the sale to RCF of an additional 1% NSR (the "Additional Royalty Sale") for an additional US$2,375,000.
Altair Expands Land Position to the West and North of High Grade Zinc Trench Samples at Crepulje Zinc-Lead-Silver Property, Kosovo
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - ALTAIR RESOURCES INC. ("Altair" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVX)(FRANKFURT:90A) (ISIN: CA02137W1014) (WKN: WKN A2ALMP) President and CEO, Mr. Harold (Roy) Shipes, is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired a third mining license that expands the land position on the Crepulje zinc-lead-silver property, Mitrovica district of Kosovo.
Cascabel Exploration Update - Hole 21 at Hematite Hill assay results of 844.0m @ 0.73 % copper and 0.43 g/t gold from 688.0m confirm 150m strike-extension at Alpala
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc. ("Cornerstone" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:CGP)(FRANKFURT:GWN)(BERLIN:GWN)(OTCBB:CTNXF) announces the following project update for the Cascabel copper-gold porphyry joint venture exploration project in northern Ecuador.
Source Exploration Corp. Announces Name Change to Mexican Gold Corp.
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - SOURCE EXPLORATION CORP. (the "Company" or "Source") (TSX VENTURE:SOP) is pleased to announce that it has filed Articles of Amendment to change its name to Mexican Gold Corp. The Company's shareholders approved a special resolution to change the name of the Company at the Company's special meeting of shareholders held on April 12, 2017. The name change is effective immediately.
Nanomechanics, Inc. Unveils New Product at ICMCTF Show April 25th
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanomechanics, Inc., will showcase its unique new nanoindentation product at booth 315, at the 44(th) annual International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF) with special appearances from company president and international nanoindentation expert, Warren Oliver, Ph.D. The 44(th) annual meeting of ICMCTF will be held April 25-27, in San Diego at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center.
Pasinex Appoints CSA Global to Complete Maiden Independent Mineral Resource Estimate and NI 43-101 Report on Pinargozu High-Grade Zinc Mine, Turkey
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Pasinex Resources Limited (CSE:PSE) (FRANKFURT:PNX) (the "Company" or "Pasinex") is delighted to announce the appointment of CSA Global to complete the first independent Mineral Resource estimate under CIM guidelines on the Pinargozu High-Grade Zinc Mine in southern Turkey. The Pinargozu Mine is a part of the 50/50 JV company, Horzum AS. This technical study will be disclosed via NI 43-101 Technical Report.
Technical Roundup on Gold Stocks -- Asanko Gold, Gold Resource, and Franco-Nevada
NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Mariana Resources Ltd : Issue of Equity Warrant Exercise
AIM: MARL
Nickel Market Beware: Batteries can no Longer be Ignored - Roskill Information Services
LONDON, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Rise Appoints Alan Edwards and Tom Vehrs to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Rise Gold Corp. (CSE:RISE)(CSE:RISE.CN)(OTC PINK:RYES) ("Rise" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Alan Edwards has been appointed a Director and Chairman of the Board of the Company. The Company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Thomas Vehrs as a Director of the Company.

Mr. Alan Edwards is an experienced executive and engineer with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Edwards was the General Manager for three major mining operations in the United States and the Senior Vice President of Operations for Freeport Indonesia where he was responsible for the leadership of a workforce of over 6,000 employees. Mr. Edwards served as the Vice President Operations for Kinross Gold Corporation and as the Chief Operating Officer for Apex Silver Mines where he directed the successful construction of the $675M San Cristobal Mine in the difficult political climate of Bolivia. Mr. Edwards has served on numerous boards of public companies including as Chairman of AuRico Gold Corporation during a period of extensive growth which culminated into a successful US$1.5B merger with Alamos Gold. Mr. Edwards holds an MBA and a Mining Engineering degree from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Thomas Vehrs is a highly regarded and experienced exploration geologist with over 40 years of experience in the Americas. During his career, Dr. Vehrs has conducted and managed numerous exploration programs resulting in the discovery and delineation of major copper, gold and silver deposits, including the Los Pelambres porphyry copper deposit in Chile, the Northumberland sediment-hosted gold deposit in central Nevada, the Rio Blanco porphyry copper deposit in northern Peru and orogenic gold deposits in Central Guatemala. For the past ten years, Dr. Vehrs held the position of Vice President of Exploration for Fortuna Silver Mines and was responsible for the development and execution of exploration programs at the Caylloma Mine in Peru and the San Jose Mine in southern Mexico. During this period, Fortuna Silver Mines was successful in expanding the resources, reserves and production rate at the San Jose Mine resulting in a market capitalization in excess of $1 B. Dr. Vehrs holds a Ph.D. in geology from Syracuse University and served as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The Company announces that Mr. Fred Tejada has resigned as President, Secretary and Director of the Company and announces that Mr. Brad Scharfe has also resigned from the board of directors. The Company thanks Mr. Tejada and Mr. Scharfe for their excellent work in the successful acquisition of the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project. Mr. Benjamin Mossman will remain as CEO and Director and has been appointed President of the Company. Mr. Cale Thomas will remain as CFO and Director and has also been appointed Secretary of the Company.

In connection with their appointments, the Company announces the grant of 500,000 incentive stock options to Alan Edwards and the grant of 400,000 incentive stock options to Tom Vehrs at an exercise price of $0.28 per share for a period of 3 years.

About Rise Gold Corp.

Rise is an exploration stage mining company. The Company's principal asset is the historic past producing Idaho-Maryland Gold Mine located in California, USA. Rise was incorporated in Nevada, USA in 2007 and maintains its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

On behalf of the Board of Directors:

Benjamin Mossman, CEO and Director

Rise Gold Corp.

RISE GOLD CORP.
Suite 488, 1090 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3V7
604.260.4577
www.risegoldcorp.com

INVESTOR RELATIONS
Skanderbeg Capital Advisors Inc.
Mario Vetro
604.687.7130
mario@skanderbegcapital.com
White Cliff Minerals Ltd (ASX:WCN) Aucu High Grade Gold Resource Increases by 93%
White Cliff Minerals Limited (ASX:WCN) ("White Cliff" or the "Company") is pleased to report a new JORC compliant inferred resource for the Aucu gold deposit, using a lower cut-off grade of 1 g/t gold, of 1.8 million tonnes grading 5.2 g/t gold, for 302,000 ounces of contained gold. The new resource represents a 93% increase in contained gold ounces and a 23% increase in average grade over the previous gold resource reported in April 2015.
New Talisman Gold Mines Limited (ASX:NTL) Quarterly Activities Report
New Talisman Gold Mines Limited (ASX:NTL) is pleased to present the quarterly report on activities for the period ended 31 March 2017.
Mithril Resources Limited (ASX:MTH) Drilling underway at the Mexi Nickel Prospect
Mithril Resources Ltd (ASX:MTH) is pleased to advise that a drilling program is underway at the 100% owned Mexi nickel sulphide prospect (located 50 kilometres north-northeast of Kalgoorlie Western Australia - Figure 1 in link below).
Polygon Mining Opportunity Master Fund Acquires Securities of Royal Road Minerals Limited
NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Polygon Mining Opportunity Master Fund (the "Fund") announced today that it has acquired 6,500,000 units (the "Units") of Royal Road Minerals Limited ("Royal Road Minerals") pursuant to a private placement as part of an offering which also included the issuance of 1,000,000 Units to another investor on the same economic terms (the "Offering"). Each Unit consists of one ordinary share in the capital of Royal Road Minerals (each, a "Share") and one-half of one Share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the Fund to acquire one Share at a price of $0.20 for a period of 24 months from the date of issuance. The 6,500,000 Shares and 3,250,000 Warrants acquired by the Fund represent approximately 4.76% of the issued and outstanding Shares on a non-diluted basis and 6.98% of the issued and outstanding Shares on a partially-diluted basis, in each case following the Offering. The Fund is an exempt company existing under the laws of the Cayman Islands that operates as a private investment fund which invests primarily in mining companies and other mineral related businesses and opportunities.
Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX:SYA) Share Purchase Plan
The board of Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX:SYA) (OTCMKTS:DMNXF) is writing to you today with an offer to participate in a Shareholder Share Purchase Plan (Plan) which entitles all shareholders to apply for parcels of new shares in Sayona valued between $500 and $15,000.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Commends the Trump Administration for Section 232 Initiation
CLEVELAND, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today issued the following statement regarding President Trump's executive memorandum for prompt investigation by the Department of Commerce into the implications of foreign steel imports under section 232.
American Creek Resources Announces Shares for Debt Arrangement
CARDSTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) ("the Corporation") today announced that it has entered into a shares for debt arrangement with Miller Thomson LLP ("MT") for the settlement of $300,000 of the current debt outstanding to MT. The Corporation will issue 5,000,000 common shares in the capital of the Corporation at a price of $0.06 per share.
TriStar's Castelo de Sonhos Project Receives DNPM Approval
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Brazil's Departamento Nacional de Produção Mineral ("DNPM") has published in the Federal Official Gazette its approval of the Final Exploration Report for the main concession of the Castelo de Sonhos gold project of TriStar Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TSG) (the "Company" or "TriStar").
Jasper Mining Corporation closes $37,000 private placement
CALGARY, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Jasper Mining Corporation ("Jasper") (TSX-V:JSP) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement, as announced on April 4, 2017, and accordingly has issued 616,667 units at $0.06 per unit; for gross proceeds to the Company of $37,000. Each unit will consist of 1 common share and 1/2 common share purchase warrant. The warrants are at an exercise price of $0.10 and expire April 20, 2019.
Stonegate Agricom Announces Lifting of TSX Review of Continued Listing
TORONTO, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Stonegate Agricom Ltd. ("Stonegate" or the "Company") (TSX: ST) is pleased to announce that the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has advised the Company that the TSX has completed its previously announced continued listing review of the Company's common shares. The Company's common shares will continue to be listed for trading on the TSX.
Avrupa Minerals Closes Financing for $225,000
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AVU)(FRANKFURT:8AM)(OTC PINK:AVPMF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the financing to raise $225,000 by way of a private placement of 2.5 million common shares at $0.09 per common share.
David Lotan joins Aurion Board of Directors
ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Aurion Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AU) ("Aurion" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Lotan to the board of directors. Mr. Lotan is the President of LHI an investment company focused on natural resource opportunities. In his previous career David was the founder and CEO of the structured finance operations of Polar Capital - a Canadian merchant bank and alternative asset manager, acted as a portfolio manager for the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and was a risk management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers focused on commodities and rates. Mr. Lotan is a Chartered Accountant and CPA.
Cameo Resources Corp. Closes Private Placement
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Cameo Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CRU)(OTC PINK:SIDNF) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has closed a private placement of 4,000,000 units (each, a "Unit") at a price of $0.25 per Unit for proceeds of $1,000,000 (the "Financing"). Each Unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Company (each, a "Common Share") and one transferable warrant (each, a "Warrant"), with each full Warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional Common Share at a price of $0.75 per Common Share for a period of three years. Proceeds of the financing are anticipated to be used for general working capital.