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Continental Gold Limited

  • GOLD: Zijin Mining to acquire Continental Gold for $1.4B

    December 2, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    COLOMBIA – In the latest mega-deal sweeping the gold sector, Zijin Mining Group is buying Continental Gold for $1.4 billion in cash. The cash-rich Chinese gold miner is on an acquisition spree. In early November it said it would buy copper-gold assets

  • GOLD: Continental closes $25M private placement with Eric Sprott

    July 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLOMBIA – Continental Gold of Toronto has closed a $25-million non-brokered private placement with Eric Sprott. The company issued approximately 10.6 new common shares. Continental says that Newmont Goldcorp has until July 12, 2019, to exercise its right to maintain

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    EXPLORATION: South America Snapshot: Eight companies advancing assets

    May 27, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    With its vast mineral potential and pro-mining business environment, South America has long been a home away from home for North American listed mineral explorers, developers and miners. Here is a look at eight such companies that are active at

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    GOLD-SILVER: Continental tables resource for Buritica’s BMZ1

    March 21, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    COLOMBIA – Continental Gold has announced a discrete resource estimate for the Broad mineralized zone 1 (BMZ1) in the central-west portion of the Yaragua system at its Buritica gold project in Antioquia. The zone contains 828,870 measured and indicated tonnes grading

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    GOLD: Construction update for Continental’s Buritica project

    November 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Continental Gold says its Buritica gold project in Antioquia is on schedule. The first gold pour will take place in the first half of 2020, followed by a six-month ramp-up period. The company reports that construction is

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    Three Continental Gold geologists killed in Colombia

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Three exploration geologists working on Continental Gold’s (TSX: CNL; US-OTC: CGOOF) Berlin project in Colombia were killed during an attack on their residence in the middle of the night. The residence houses exploration geologists and contractors working on the project and is

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    Killing of contractors casts pall over Continental’s Buritica project in Colombia

    August 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Over the last year, Continental Gold (TSX: CNL; US-OTC: CGOOF) has had a series of successes in Colombia. It received the final environmental permit for its Buritica gold project in November 2016, and in May, closed private placements with Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) and

  • Newmont takes strategic stake in Continental Gold

    May 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In what will be Newmont Mining’s (NYSE: NEM) first investment in Colombia, the gold and copper producer is plunking down US$109 million for a 19.9% stake in Continental Gold (TSX: CNL) to get a piece of the junior’s high grade, fully permitted,

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    GOLD-SILVER: Continental’s Buritica project granted environmental permit

    December 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLOMBIA – Toronto based Continental Gold has received the environmental permit for its Buritica expansion project in Antioquia. The permit was issued by the Colombian National Authority of Environmental Licences. The permit allows Continental Gold to expand the current small

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    GOLD-SILVER: Continental Gold closes $28+M bought deal

    May 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLOMBIA – Continental Gold of Toronto has closed a $28.75-million bought deal including the over-allotment. Net proceeds of the offering will be used primarily to fund exploration and development at the Buritica gold-silver project in the Antioquia department. Continental issued

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    MINING PEOPLE: Arianne Phosphate, Barrick Gold, Continental Gold, and Hatch

    March 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Arianne Phosphate of Saguenay, QC has named Brian Ostroff its CEO and Jean Lamarre as chairman of the board. Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp. has struck a new Growth Committee of three to guide the company toward its goals for the

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    Continental Gold confirms Buritica’s strong economics

    March 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A feasibility study on Continental Gold’s (TSX: CNL; US-OTC: CGOOF) Buritica gold-silver project in Antioquia, Colombia, confirms strong economics for a high grade underground mine. BMO analyst Brian Quast comments the study has increased his “level of confidence” in the project’s economics.