Premier Gold Mines has closed its previously announced acquisition of Saddle Gold.

Saddle Gold owns the mineral rights and a majority portion of the Saddle Gold Deposit, and has a 1.5% production royalty on the Emigrant Springs Deposit, both located in Elko County, Nevada.

Coalspur Mines has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of six coal leases held by a private Canadian corporation in Alberta, Canada.

The leases are contiguous with the existing Hinton Coal Project and contain a coal resource of 438 million tons with an associated mine permit.

New Dawn Mining has acquired almost 90% of Central African Gold, owner of an extensive portfolio of gold mining assets and operations in Zimbabwe.

African Consolidated has signed a joint venture agreement with Australia-based private exploration company Rare Earth International for mineral exploration of the project in Nkombwa Hill, Zambia.