Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:AVU) has completed Phase four of its drilling program for the Alvalade Joint Venture project in the Iberian Pyrite Belt of Portugal. The Alvalade project is funded by a 100% owned subsidiary of Antofagasta plc and operated by Avrupa. Avrupa and Antofagasta expect to be able to announce drill results and comment on details of summer exploration plans following joint venture meetings held over the next few weeks.
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Blackthorn Resources Ltd. (ASX:BTR) announced that it has reached a non-binding conditional agreement with Glencore Xstrata plc (LSE:GLEN) under which it will sell its remaining 27.3-percent equity interest in the Burkina Faso-based Perkoa zinc joint venture.
Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:AVU) has signed an earn-in and shareholders agreement that will option out the Slivovo Gold Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International Limited. Under the agreement Avrupa will be the operator while BIL will have several participation options.
Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX:TV,OTCQX:TREVF,FWB:4TI) reported production results from the first quarter of 2014 from the Santander Mine in Peru: approximately 14.6 million payable pounds of zinc, 5.4 million payable pounds of lead and 268,600 payable ounces of silver.
The Board of InZinc Mining Ltd. (TSXV:IZN) approved an amendment to its by-laws to include advance notice provisions.
Silver Standard Resources Inc. (TSX:SSO,NASDAQ:SSRI) provided a Q1 2014 operational update for its Argentina-based Pirquitas mine, commenting that during the period it put out 1.9 million ounces of silver and 8.8 million pounds of zinc.
Canadian Zinc Corp. (TSX:CZN,OTCQB:CZICF) provided the results of the 2014 winter drill program completed at its South Tally Pond copper-lead-zinc-silver-gold project, located in Newfoundland.
Mountain Lake Minerals Inc. (CNSX:MLK) announced that it has sold its Newfoundland-based Bobbys Pond zinc-copper-lead property to Centrerock Mining Ltd., a subsidiary of Minco plc (LSE:MIO).
Reuters reported that Nyrstar NV (EBR:NYR) has agreed to loan Finland's Talvivaara (LSE:TALV) up to $27.6 million in exchange for zinc ore.
Zazu Metals Corporation (TSX:ZAZ) announced that its board of directors has approved and adopted by-law amendments to include advance notice provisions. The advance notice provision has the purpose of providing a clear framework for nominating directors. Directors and Management also exercised 2.285 million options.