KOOTENAY CLOSES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT BY ERIC SPROTT FOR PROCEEDS OF $5 MILLION

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Kootenay Silver Inc. (TSXV: KTN) (the “Company” or “Kootenay”) is pleased to report that it closed its non-brokered private placement financing (the “Private Placement”) of units (each a “Unit”) for gross proceeds of $5,000,000 ($0.16 per Unit), announced on August 13, 2019. The entire Private Placement was fully subscribed by Mr. Eric Sprott.

Millrock Announces Extension Granted To Private Placement

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, August 23, 2019 – Millrock Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MRO) (“Millrock” or the “Company”) announces the TSX Venture Exchange has granted Millrock an extension to the deadline to file final materials in respect of the private placement financing announced on July 10, 2019.  The Company must complete the filing by September 25, 2019.

TOREX GOLD INITIATES GOLD PRICE PROTECTION PROGRAM

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TORONTO, Ontario, August 22, 2019 – Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Torex”) (TSX: TXG) announces the Company has entered into a series of zero-cost collar hedges which are consistent with the policy approved by the Board of Directors. A total of 96,000 ounces of gold sales have been hedged evenly over the next 12 months. The floor price of the monthly gold collars has been set at $1,400/oz with the ceiling price of the collars ranging from $1,666/oz in September 2019 to $1,768/oz in August 2020.

GoGold Accelerates Acquisition of Los Ricos Property

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Halifax, NS – GoGold Resources Inc. (TSX: GGD) (“GoGold”, “the Company”) has entered into various agreements (“the Concession Agreements”) to accelerate the acquisition of the 29 concessions that comprise the Los Ricos property in Jalisco, Mexico from private Mexican owners.  The Concession Agreements replace the option agreement GoGold had for the Los Ricos property and save GoGold $5.4 million dollars (all amounts USD).

SilverCrest Announces Receipt of General Explosives Permit and Water Rights; Finalizes Ownership in Mining Concessions for Las Chispas

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VANCOUVER, BC – August 22, 2019 – SilverCrest Metals Inc. (“SilverCrest” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional (“SEDENA”) for the operational storage and use of explosives (the “General Explosives Permit”) at the Las Chispas Project (“Las Chispas”) in Sonora State, Mexico. Prior to receiving the General Explosives Permit, the Company held a temporary explosives permit for construction until late June 2019. The General Explosives Permit is valid for the Life-Of-Project while exploring, developing or potentially producing and is subject to various standard purchase, consumption, reporting and safety provisions. The receipt of this permit allows SilverCrest to further advance underground exploration for the Babicanora Vein in both the Santa Rosa Decline and Babicanora Historic Adit. SilverCrest has also acquired local water rights for Las Chispas, which are transferrable to a more efficiently located operational well(s) at the Company’s discretion. The Company is also pleased to announce that it has exercised its last outstanding option agreement to fully acquire the remaining four of the 28 concessions at Las Chispas, thereby obtaining 100% ownership in all Las Chispas mining concessions containing vein mineral resources.

Argonaut Gold Announces C$4.0 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Flow-Through Common Shares

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TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ – Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX:AR) (the “Company”, “Argonaut Gold” or “Argonaut”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Cormark Securities Inc. (“Cormark”) to act as lead underwriter of a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Underwriters shall purchase 1,176,500 common shares that qualify as “flow-through shares” of the Company for the purposes of the Income Tax Act(Canada) (“Flow-Through Common Shares”) at a price of C$3.40 per Flow-Through Common Share, on a “bought deal” private placement basis, for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of approximately C$4.0 million (the “Offering”).

Mexus Gold.- Gold recovery testing completed at Santa Elena mine. Significant gold recovery expected by September 1st.

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CABORCA, Mexico, August 12th, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mexus Gold US (OTCQB: MXSG) (“Mexus” or the “Company) announced that on July 30th the company poured gold at its Santa Elena mine. The pour completed all necessary testing for the mine including mining, crushing, leaching, gold recovery and gold sales with minor adjustments to the flux smelting formula. Mexus is now ready to run at maximum capacity. The company has added additional ore to complete the 4000 ton heap leach pad with a 2.8 gram per ton Au average including material recently assayed. (see link) Leaching is expected to start by August 14th with significant gold recovery to occur by September 1st.

SSR Mining Announces Closing of SilverCrest Financing

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VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ – SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRM) (TSX: SSRM) (“SSR Mining”) announces that it has completed the previously announced transaction with SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV:SIL) (NYSE American: SILV) (“SilverCrest”) to purchase, on a private placement basis, 780,000 common shares of SilverCrest at a price of C$5.85 per common share for total consideration of C$4,563,000. This transaction was previously announced in SSR Mining’s news release dated July 23, 2019.

SilverCrest Announces Closing of Equity Participation Right by SSR Mining

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VANCOUVER, BC – August 19, 2019 – SilverCrest Metals Inc. (“SilverCrest” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the private placement with SSR Mining Inc. (“SSR Mining”) previously announced on July 23, 2019 pursuant to which SSR Mining elected to exercise its equity participation right to maintain a 9.9% interest in SilverCrest.