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Premier – Drilling Continues to Expand Near-Surface Gold Zones at Hardrock

Wed Aug 25, 2010

PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce that ongoing drilling continues to delineate significant near-surface gold mineralization in multiple zones at the Hardrock Project in Northwestern Ontario. Current drilling is focused on expanding and defining near-surface, open pit style, mineralization in addition to defining multiple zones of higher grade mineralization that are expected to comprise resources amenable to underground mining methods. Highlights from recent drilling include:

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Alberta receives national awards for plan to end homelessness and First Nations economic development

August 24, 2010

Edmonton… Alberta’s approach for helping people most in need received countrywide recognition at the 2010 Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) national awards ceremony. Alberta is a recognized leader in the nation when it comes to ending homelessness and promoting Aboriginal economic development. The two award-winning initiatives are the first of their kind in Canada and set new standards for collaboration among funders, community leaders and service providers.

by NationTalk on August 25, 2010682 Views

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CIBC Announces Third Quarter 2010 Results

Toronto, Aug. 25 – CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) today reported net income of $640 million for the third quarter ended July 31, 2010, compared with net income of $434 million for the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) were $1.53, compared with diluted EPS of $1.02 a year ago. Cash diluted EPS were $1.55(1), compared with cash diluted EPS of $1.04(1) a year ago.

by NationTalk on August 25, 2010407 Views

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Encanto Potash Corp. discloses initial 3D seismic results and Hires Barlon Engineering to oversee Muskowekwan Drill Program

TRADING SYMBOL: TSXV EPO.V

Vancouver, Aug. 25 – Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto”) is pleased to announce the initial interpretations of results from its 65 square kilometre 3D survey over the Muskowekwan First Nation Lands in central Saskatchewan.

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MABC Applauds the Signing of the First Mining Revenue Sharing Agreement in BC

Vancouver, British Columbia – Aug. 24, 2010 – MABC was on hand to celebrate the signing of the first mining revenue sharing agreement between the Province of BC and the Stk’emlupsemc of the Secwepemc Nation (SSN).

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Historic Agreement sees First Nation share Mine Revenue

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2010EMPR0030-000979
Aug. 24, 2010

Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

Kamloops – A historic mining revenue-sharing agreement between the Province of British Columbia and the Stk’emlupsemc of the Secwepemc Nation (SSN) was signed today by the SSN Chiefs and the B.C. government announced Randy Hawes, Minister of State for Mining.

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Northgate Minerals and BNP Paribas Sign Engagement Letter for $100 Million Project Debt Facility

Vancouver, Aug. 24 – (All figures in US dollars) Northgate Minerals Corporation (“Northgate”) (TSX: NGX, NYSE Amex: NXG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an engagement letter with BNP Paribas for the purpose of establishing a $100 million seven-year project debt facility (the “Facility”) for construction of Northgate’s Young-Davidson Mine, located in northern Ontario. BNP Paribas has been given an exclusive mandate to act as lead arranger of the Facility. The establishment of the Facility remains subject to due diligence, credit approval, documentation, and other factors. The cost of the Facility is expected to be consistent with other senior secured project financings of a similar nature. The indicative terms of the Facility included in the engagement letter do not include a hedging requirement. Closing of the Facility is anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2010.

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Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. to hold Conference Call regarding YS Mining’s Proposal to Tagish Lake

Vancouver, Aug. 24 – Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp.’s (“YNG”) (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) President and CEO, Robert Baldock will be hosting a conference call on Thursday, August 26th at 11:00am PDT to answer market and shareholder queries regarding YS Mining Company Inc.’s proposal to Tagish Lake Gold Corp. (TLG-V) including YNG’s Ketza River amalgamation with YS Mining Company Inc.

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Opawica Explorations Inc. announces filing of Atikwa Lake project preliminary scoping study

Vancouver, Aug. 24 – Opawica Explorations Inc. (TSX.V: OPW / OTC: OPWEF / Frankfurt: OE5A) (“Opawica” / the “Company”) announces that it has completed and filed on SEDAR a Preliminary Scoping Study (the “Study”) regarding the Company’s Atikwa Lake gold and copper project located near Kenora, Ontario.

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10 Year Plan to End Homelessness

IPAC Innovative Management Award

Ottawa, Ontario – Aug. 24, 2010 –

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The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) proudly presents Alberta Housing and Urban Affairs with the Gold award for the 2010 IPAC Innovative Management Award.

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Conference Board of Canada launches Northern portal

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August 23, 2010 – The Conference Board of Canada has recently launched the Centre for the North—a five-year initiative to develop, with stakeholders, a shared vision of sustainable prosperity for Canada’s North and the policies and strategies that will help the region prosper.

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Peregrine Discovers 6 More Kimberlites at Chidliak Bringing Total Discovered to Date to 38

August 23, 2010

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) (TSX:PGD) is pleased to report the recent discovery of six new kimberlites at the Chidliak project (“Chidliak” or “the Project”) on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. The new discoveries bring the total number of kimberlites discovered to date on the Project to 38. Three of the new kimberlites, CH-33, CH-35 and CH-36, were discovered at surface by prospecting, and the other three, CH-34, CH-37 and CH-38, were discovered by core drilling. The 2010 summer exploration programme continues with the drilling of geophysical anomalies by two core rigs and an RC rig. Drilling is expected to continue until early September.

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Selwyn Project Receives Amended Mining Land Use Permit

Vancouver, BC, August 23, 2010 – Selwyn Resources Ltd. (SWN.TSX-V) (“Selwyn”) announces that its 50% owned joint venture, the Selwyn Project, has received an amended Mining Land Use Permit. This permit provides authorization for much of the work required for new project infrastructure for the planned advanced exploration underground program at Selwyn. This permit does not include authorization for use or discharge of water related to the planned underground program — these will be covered under a “Type B” Water Licence to be obtained from the Yukon Water Board.

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Syncrude 2008/09 Sustainability Report now available

8/20/2010

Syncrude has released its 2008/09 Sustainability Report which provides a comprehensive overview of the operation’s economic, social and environmental performance during the last two years

Highlights in the report include:

> 4,567 hectares of land reclaimed to date and 5.2 million seedlings planted

by NationTalk on August 24, 2010397 Views

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Manicouagan Minerals Provides Update on Pickle Lake Gold Projects and Reports Results of First Phase of Summer 2010 Gold Exploration Program

Toronto, Ontario – Aug. 24, 2010 – Manicouagan Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MAM) provided today an exploration update on its Pickle Lake Gold Properties in northwestern Ontario.

Pickle Lake East Property

The Pickle Lake East Property covers approximately 15 kilometres of the projected northwestern strike extension of the Pickle Crow-Central Patricia Mine trend. Manicouagan recently completed a six-hole (1,214 metre) diamond drilling program on the Pickle Lake East Property. The drill holes were designed to test selected I.P. Resistivity Anomalies identified from the geophysical survey carried out in late 2009 and, at the same time, complete a fence of holes across the Pickle Crow – Central Patricia Gold Mine trend where it crosses onto the Pickle Lake East Property (see MAM Press Release dated March 9, 2010).

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Province Working with Powerview-Pine Falls to Develop New Economic Initiatives

August 23, 2010

Byout Group Commended for Due Diligence in Exploring Possible Purchase of Tembec Paper Mill: Howard

The Province of Manitoba will continue to work with the people in the Powerview-Pine Falls region to explore new economic possibilities in the wake of the decision by a buyout group to not purchase the local Tembec paper mill, Labour and Immigration Minister Jennifer Howard said today.

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Nunavut Tunngavik Welcomes Foreign Policy Commitments

(August 23, 2010 – Cambridge Bay, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. 1st Vice-President James Eetoolook said today NTI is pleased with Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon’s Arctic Foreign Policy Statement.

“NTI is pleased to see that the Arctic remains a priority for the Government of Canada,” said Eetoolook. “NTI understands this policy has received the approval of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the federal cabinet. This is extremely important.”

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Fortune Minerals announces railway development strategy for Mount Klappan metallurgical coal project

Rail haulage strategy to Prince Rupert economically attractive
Issued Capital: 97,314,407

London, ON, Aug. 23 – Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX-FT) (“Fortune” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has developed a new commercially competitive railway transportation option for haulage of anthracite metallurgical coal products from the Company’s Mount Klappan project in northwest British Columbia to the port of Prince Rupert. This new development strategy is based on existing infrastructure and provides a much simpler transportation solution that would allow the Company to rapidly capitalize on the world class resource potential of Mount Klappan and participate in the growing global shortage of high quality metallurgical coals. The railway strategy would also provide access to the Ridley Coal Terminal in Prince Rupert that can load full “Capesize” bulk vessels, making this the preferred point of export for most of the Company’s potential customers in the overseas steel industry.

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Advanced Explorations Inc. Acquires Additional Targets

Toronto, Ontario – Aug. 23, 2010 – Advanced Explorations Inc. (the “Company” or “AEI”) (TSX VENTURE:AXI)(FRANKFURT:AE6) is pleased to provide an update on the Company’s recent field programs, the Alaska Iron Sands project and the due diligence process of China XinXing Pipes Group.

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Peregrine completes Summer Field Programmes at Nanuq and Cumberland, Nunavut

Trading Symbol: PGD

August 20, 2010
For Immediate Release

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) (TSX:PGD) today reports the completion of the 2010 field programme on its wholly-owned 315,000 hectare Nanuq project (“Nanuq” or “the Project”), located approximately 300 kilometres north of Rankin Inlet in Nunavut, Canada. During the programme, 495 kimberlite indicator mineral (“KIM”) samples were collected and three kimberlite-type geophysical anomalies were drill-tested. In addition, the Company has completed the 2010 field programme on its wholly-owned 1.5 million hectare Cumberland project (“Cumberland”), located northeast of Pangnirtung on Baffin Island, Nunavut. During the programme, 337 KIM samples were collected.

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Noront Outlines Regional Exploration Program at McFauld’s Lake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2010

Toronto, Ontario, August 18, 2010. Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to outline the regional exploration program at the Company’s McFauld’s Lake Project, James Bay Lowlands, Ontario.

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Ontario Power Generation Reports 2010 Second Quarter Financial Results

Toronto, Aug. 20 – Ontario Power Generation Inc. (“OPG” or the “Company”) today reported its financial and operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2010. Net loss for the second quarter of 2010 was $29 million compared to net income of $306 million for the same period in 2009. Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2010 was $114 million compared to net income of $297 million for the same period in 2009.

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CanNor Invests In Employment And Flight Safety In NWT’S Tlicho Region

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Yellowknife (NWT), August 19, 2010 – Residents and businesses in the Tlicho Region will have new employment opportunities and improved air transportation facilities in Behchoko thanks to an investment by the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency.

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CanNor Supports Aboriginal Economic Development Across the North

Iqaluit, Nunavut – August 19, 2010 – In 2009-2010, First Nations and Inuit organizations in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut moved forward with projects to enhance their participation in local and territorial economies, thanks to investments by the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency.

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project information gathering agreement reached with the three Bands of the James Smith Reserve

Stock Symbol: SGF: TSX

Saskatoon, Aug. 18 – Eric Cline, Vice President Corporate Affairs of Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the Company has reached an agreement with James Smith Cree Nation, Chakastaypasin Band of the Cree and Peter Chapman First Nation (“the Bands”) to gather information on aboriginal traditional land use and traditional knowledge in the Fort à la Corne (“FALC”) forest. This information is to be used in preparation of Shore’s Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) related to the Star – Orion South Diamond Project, which is located in the FALC forest some 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

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Community energy policy improved; strong interest shown

18 August 2010

FREDERICTON (CNB) – The provincial government has a new resource document to help interested proponents develop community energy projects.

Getting to the Tipping Point, released today by the Department of Energy, provides useful financial information about developing a wind energy project, including advice about financing a smaller-scale wind farm.

by NationTalk on August 18, 2010607 Views

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Selwyn Closes CDN$100 Million Joint Venture Transaction With Chihong Zinc & Germanium

Vancouver, British Columbia – Aug. 18, 2010 – Selwyn Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SWN) (“Selwyn” or the “Company”) announces that it has closed the CDN$100 million joint venture transaction (“the Transaction”) with Chihong Canada Mining Ltd. (“Chihong”), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Chihong Zinc & Germanium Co. Ltd., a Chinese company. The details of this Transaction were previously announced on December 14, 2009 and March 2, 2010.

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Starfield Resources Extends Contract With SGS Canada

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Results of hydromet test work exceed expectations

Toronto, Aug. 16, 2010 – Starfield Resources Inc. (TSX: SRU) (“Starfield”, “the Company”) today announced that it has extended its contract with SGS Canada Inc. (“SGS”), located in Lakefield, Ontario, to continue development of an energy efficient and environmentally friendly hydrometallurgical technology for processing massive sulphides from the Company’s Ferguson Lake project in Nunavut.

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Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. intersects additional strong gold mineralization at the Ketza River Project

Vancouver, Aug. 18 – Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce favorable results from its restarted and on-going 2010 drilling program at Ketza River. The Ketza River property is wholly-owned by Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp., and it is a past gold producer located near the town of Ross River in the Yukon Territory, Canada.

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Ridley Terminals Inc. on course for record year

No. H095/10
For release – August 17, 2010

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI) is on course to set a record for product handling this year, the Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport), along with Bud Smith, interim chairman of Ridley Terminals Inc., announced today. Results for the first two quarters of 2010 indicate that the corporation is on its way to achieving record throughput volumes of bulk products, particularly coal, over the entire year.

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SLAM Reports Final Gold Results On Reserve Creek

All Three Holes Hit Mineralization Grading Up To 274 g/t Gold Over 0.5 Metres

Miramichi, NB, Aug. 17 – SLAM Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V:SXL) (“SLAM”) is pleased to report the final gold results from drilling on its wholly owned Reserve Creek project in the Fort Hope area of Ontario. All 3 holes intersected mineralized iron formation and volcanics with visible gold. These include a mineralized core interval grading 16.45 g/t gold over 16.85 m with individual samples up to 274 g/t gold over 0.5 metres (7.99 oz/ton over 1.6 feet) in the deepest hole, RS10-16. Significant drill core intervals for all 3 holes are tabulated as follows:

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Tenders Called to Complete TLH, Phase I Widening

Transportation and Works
Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
August 16, 2010

The Williams Government has called two tenders that will see widening of Phase I of the Trans Labrador Highway (TLH) completed by the end of next construction season. The Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Transportation and Works, made the announcement today.

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Golden Predator Closes $3 Million Private Placement

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TSX: GPD
www.goldenpredator.com

Vancouver, Aug. 17 – Golden Predator Corp. (TSX:GPD) (“Golden Predator” or the “Company”) announces that it has closed a non-brokered private placement of 6,184,000 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.50 per Unit, for gross proceeds to the Company of $3,092,000. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (“Shares”) and one half of one share purchase warrant (“Warrants”). Each full Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional Share at a price of $0.80 until August 16, 2011.

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LIM Reports First Quarter 2010 Financial Results and Update at Its Schefferville Iron Ore Projects

Toronto, Ontario – Aug. 16, 2010 – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited (TSX:LIM) is pleased to report first quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2010 and provide an update on developments at its wholly-owned Schefferville iron ore projects located in the western central part of the Labrador Trough.

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FSIN Communique August 13, 2010

August 13, 2010

The Federation is committed to honouring the Spirit and Intent of the Treaties as well as the promotion, protection and implementation of Treaties that were made with the First Nations more than a century ago.

The FSIN is embarking on a new communication strategy. Part of this plan includes, the FSIN executive keeping the 74 First Nations in the province informed and updated on the important treaty issues.

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Serpent River First Nation and Mansour Group Set First Priority on the Future of the Rail Transportation System in Northern Ontario

August 13, 2010

Serpent River First Nation, Cutler, Ontario – Chief Isadore Day of the Serpent River First Nation and Milad Mansour, President of Mansour Group, met today to discuss the future of the rail transportation system in Northern Ontario. As a result of their new business partnership, the Serpent River First Nation and the Mansour Group have identified immediate opportunities in rail transportation. They have set an immediate focus on the rail line that runs between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie. They have committed to work together develop innovative business approaches that will create more opportunities for economic growth in Northern Ontario.

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Third Session of UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Concludes

Date: 08/12/2010

The UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples concluded its third session. The session took place from 12 to 16 July 2010, at the United Nations Office in Geneva. The Expert Mechanism is a new United Nations mechanism on the rights of Indigenous Peoples and was created by the Human Rights Council to continue the work of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations in 2007. This year’s session focused on the right to participate in decision-making.

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Ontario Government Gives Green Light to Solar Power Projects

2010 August 13

Stakeholders congratulate government for protecting Ontario solar program

Toronto – Earlier today, the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure announced changes to the Ontario micro Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program, the program guaranteeing the price paid to renewable energy generators. The proposed changes are designed to address the backlog of microFIT applications, and to ensure Ontario builds a strong solar manufacturing sector, and electricity ratepayers are protected from sizeable increases in electricity bills.

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Ontario Power Authority Finalizes Price for New Ground-mounted Solar Category:

Consultations Inform Fair Outcome

Toronto, Aug. 13 – The Ontario Power Authority today announced that following a 30-day consultation period, it has finalized the price for the new microFIT ground-mounted solar price category at 64.2 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh).

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Shore Gold Inc. announces second quarter results

Stock Symbol: SGF: TSX

Saskatoon, SK, Aug. 12 – Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “Company”) reports that the unaudited results of Shore’s operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 will be filed today on SEDAR and may be viewed at www.sedar.com once posted. A summary of key financial and operating results for the quarter is as follows:

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Northland Power Income Fund Announces Results for the Second Quarter of 2010

Toronto, Ontario – Aug. 12, 2010 –

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Northland Power Income Fund (Northland or the Company) (TSX:NPI.UN)(TSX:NPI.DB)(TSX:NPI.DB.A)(TSX:NPP.PR.A) reported its financial results today for the quarter ended June 30, 2010.

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Savanna Energy Services Corp. Announces Q2 2010 Results

Calgary, Alberta – Aug. 12, 2010 – Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna” or “the Company”) (TSX:SVY) is an oilfield services company operating throughout North America. The Company’s overall business is conducted through two major divisions: contract drilling and oilfield services.

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NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines Announces New Executive Director

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Yellowknife, August 11, 2010.

The NWT/NU Chamber of Mines is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Hoefer to the position of Executive Director.

Tom has had a long and successful career working with both industry and government in promoting and advancing the North’s important resource industry. His experience over the past 25 years encompassed exploration, mining, regulation and sustainable development in both the private and public sectors. A born and raised Northern resident, Tom completed undergraduate studies in Geology at the University of Saskatchewan and went on to complete his Masters in Mineral Exploration at Queen’s University.

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Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. Announces 2010 Second Quarter Financial Results

Vancouver, Canada – August 12, 2010, Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. (the “Company” or “Quadra FNX”) (TSX: QUX) announces net earnings of $21.7 million or $0.16 per share (basic) for the three months ended June 30, 2010 compared to a loss of $7.3 million or ($0.08) per share (basic) for the three months ended June 30, 2009. Earnings in the quarter benefited from a higher average copper price in the current year, and the increased earnings contributed from the Carlota and Franke Mines, as well as the earnings from the Sudbury operations since May 21, 2010 (the date after the closing of the merger with FNX Mining Ltd.). Second quarter adjusted earnings, which exclude the impact of derivative gains, gains and losses on marketable securities and investments, merger costs and related tax adjustments, were $20.6 million or $0.15 per share (basic). Operating cash flow before working capital of $43.4 million or $0.31 per share in the second quarter 2010 compares to $24.4 million or $0.26 per share in the same period of 2009. During the second quarter 2010, Quadra recorded revenues of $169.1 million from the sale of 46.5 million pounds of copper and 28,133 ounces of total precious metals (TPM).

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UBCIC Information Bulletin

VOLUME 4, ISSUE 7
SUMMER 2010

ALL CHIEFS’ TASK FORCE

The All-Chiefs’ Task Force is a volunteer group of First Nation leaders from across the province that was established at the August 2009 All-Chiefs’ Assembly. They were created to build upon the outcomes and energy of the gathering by: raising awareness and recognition of Aboriginal title and rights at the provincial, national and international levels, as well as with the general public; and, undertaking work to better organize ourselves internally as First Nations in British Columbia.

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Marathon Announces 2010 Q2 Financial Results

Toronto, Aug. 11 – Marathon PGM Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) announced today its financial results for the period ended June 30, 2010.

At June 30, 2010, Marathon had cash and short-term investments of $7.3 million, compared to $10.8 million at December 31, 2009, with operations and project spending in the period amounting to $0.5 million and $3.2 million respectively.

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Geoscience BC Releases New Geochemical Data for B.C.’s Southern Interior

Vancouver, British Columbia – Aug. 11, 2010 – Geoscience BC is pleased to announce the release of new geochemical results from the QUEST-South Project. Data released today includes almost 1000 new samples from regional stream-based and basal till geochemical surveys conducted in the Merritt area in 2009.

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Tyhee Development Corp Discovers Two New Gold Zones on Yellowknife Gold Project and Drilling Continues to Expand the Clan Lake Main Zone

TSX Venture: TDC

Vancouver, Aug. 11 – Tyhee Development Corp. (TSX-V, TDC) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the discovery of two new gold zones on its Yellowknife Gold Project, Northwest Territories, Canada. These new gold zones, The Bear and The Spud Zones, were discovered within the 7 kilometre long, 1.2 kilometre wide Clan Lake Structure which now hosts eight gold zones.

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The Fraser Institute: Alberta Surpasses Quebec as Preferred Place for Mining Investment, According to Global Mining Survey Update

Release Date: August 11, 2010

TORONTO—Alberta is now seen as the world’s most attractive jurisdiction for mineral exploration and development, ending Quebec’s three-year reign as the preferred destination for mining investment, according to the Survey of Mining Companies: 2010 Mid-Year Update, released today by the Fraser Institute, Canada’s leading public policy think-tank.

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Frontline Gold Options Two Gold Properties in Stewart Gold Camp Region, B.C.

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Aug. 11, 2010 – Walter Henry, President and CEO of Frontline Gold Corporation (“Frontline”)(TSX VENTURE:FGC) announces that Frontline has optioned both the Stewart and Poly gold properties in the Stewart Gold Camp region of British Columbia.

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