Exploration Briefs - February 2015

Panoramic Resources reported that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada has elected to earn a 70% interest in Panoramic’s Thunder Bay North platinum group metals project in Ontario, Canada, by sole-funding C$20 million of exploration expenditures over a five-year period. Rio Tinto will manage the project and is required to spend a minimum of C$5 million before it can withdraw.

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Exploration Briefs - December 2014

Tahoe Resources has announced updated mineral resource and reserve estimates for its Escobal silver mine in southeastern Guatemala. Measured and indicated mineral resources now total 433.9 million silver oz at an average grade of 346 g/mt, an 18% increase in ounces as compared to the previous January 2012 estimate. Inferred mineral resources total 9.3 million oz at an average grade of 224 g/mt. Proven and probable mineral reserves in the mine plan total 31.4 million mt at an average grade of 347 g/mt for 350.5 million oz.

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Exploration Briefs - November 2014

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. completed 71,000 m of vertical core drilling at the Waterberg Joint Venture and Waterberg Extension projects on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa between June and late October. Intercepts included hole WB123 on the Waterberg Joint Venture property, which returned 80 m of 4.80 g/mt 3E (1.41 g/mt platinum, 3.18 g/mt palladium, 0.21 g/mt gold, 0.10% copper, and 0.23% nickel) from 370 to 450 m down the hole. The true thickness of this intercept is estimated at 63 m.

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Exploration Briefs - October 2014

Midway Gold • Agnico Eagle Mines • Iron Creek Capital and Polar Star Mining • Wildcat Exploration-Doe Run Canadian Exploration Alliance's

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