As Precious Metals Sectors Battle Through Market Fluctuations Miners Continue to Forge Ahead; Company Enters Agreement to Acquire Mine in Peru

May 25, 2016, 09:15 ET from FN Media Group LLC

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Gold, Silver and other Precious metals sectors are experiencing uneasy market conditions recently but are still expected to see a CAGR of over 4% throughout the next four years as demands have reached record highs coming off 2015.  With a fast start underway in 2016, miners are hoping to experience growth opportunities with new acquisitions and project advancements even though the sector is currently going through ups and downs, trying to rebounds from recent developments.

Forging forward with a recent acquisition news:  ALTAIR GOLD INC. (TSXV: AVX) -  Mr. John Huguet, Chairman of the Board, is pleased to announce the signing of a Binding Letter of Intent, with an arm's length company, to acquire 100% of Epic Mining Corp. which in turn owns 99% of Panamericana SAC.  Panamericana SAC owns a resource property in Peru covering approximately 900 hectares.

Read the full Altair Gold (AVX.V) at

Through the acquisition, Altair will hold 100% of the rights, title and interest in the 900 Ha Lejin property. 700 Ha of the Leijin property is surrounded on three sides by Hudbay Minerals Inc.'s (NYSE: HBM) holdings adjacent to their Constancia Mine in the Province of Chumbivilcas in southern Peru. HudBay invested $1.7 billion in the construction of the Constancia Mine and achieved commercial production in April 2015. The Constancia Mine is an open pit operation with a 22 year life primarily extracting copper with additional molybdenum and silver credits. Limited sampling conducted on the Lejin property has detected traces of alteration suggesting the potential for copper mineralization. On closing of the acquisition the Company will consider an exploration program to test targets on the properties.

In other developments and market activity of interest in the Precious Metals sectors:  Seabridge Gold (NYSE: SA) outlined its 2016 exploration plans at its 100%-owned KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia. The program calls for 10,000 meters of core drilling designed to expand by as much as 800 meters the block cave shapes that confine the current resource estimate (see plan map and cross sections at ). Drilling is planned to begin by mid-June following a winter of relatively light snow accumulation.

Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE: ABX.TO) stock has declined lately with gold prices as expectations of an interest rate hike increases.  ABX produces and sells gold and copper as well as being involved in exploration and mine development activities in various countries, closed down slightly on Tuesday at $16.91 on over 18.6Mil shares traded  by the market close.

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) Stock Upgraded at Goldman Sachs - "We are upgrading our gold price forecasts by 10%/15%/10% for 2016, 2017, and 2018, respectively, following the Goldman Sachs economists' revision of future interest rate-path expectations for the next three years. Our precious metals coverage now offers on average +2% upside (market cap-weighted) to our revised 12-month price targets. With a combination of higher prices and flat costs, we now believe the miners are well positioned to generate superior market returns as Ebitda margins begin expanding. We make a number of ratings changes, including upgrading Newmont Mining Corporation  to Buy (from Neutral) and downgrading Franco-Nevada (FNV and FNV.Canada) to Sell (from Neutral).  Read more at is leading provider of third party publishing & news dissemination services.  If you would like more information regarding our news coverage solutions, please visit for more details.  Get an edge on the market with our Premium News Alerts that are FREE for a limited time at  Follow us on Facebook: and Twitter: 

DISCLAIMER:  FN Media Group LLC (FNMG) is a third party publisher and news dissemination service provider, which disseminates electronic information through multiple online media channels.  FNMG is NOT affiliated in any manner with any company mentioned herein.  FNMG and its affiliated companies are a news dissemination solutions provider and are NOT a registered broker/dealer/analyst/adviser, holds no investment licenses and may NOT sell, offer to sell or offer to buy any security.  FNMG's market updates, news alerts and corporate profiles are NOT a solicitation or recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities.  The material in this release is intended to be strictly informational and is NEVER to be construed or interpreted as research material.  All readers are strongly urged to perform research and due diligence on their own and consult a licensed financial professional before considering any level of investing in stocks.  All material included herein is republished content and details which were previously disseminated by the companies mentioned in this release.  FNMG is not liable for any investment decisions by its readers or subscribers.  Investors are cautioned that they may lose all or a portion of their investment when investing in stocks.  For current services performed FNMG has been compensated three thousand five hundred dollars for news coverage of the current press release issued by Altair Gold, Inc. by a non-affiliated third party.  FNMG HOLDS NO SHARES OF ANY COMPANY NAMED IN THIS RELEASE.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. "Forward-looking statements" describe future expectations, plans, results, or strategies and are generally preceded by words such as "may", "future", "plan" or "planned", "will" or "should", "expected," "anticipates", "draft", "eventually" or "projected". You are cautioned that such statements are subject to a multitude of risks and uncertainties that could cause future circumstances, events, or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements, including the risks that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, and other risks identified in a company's annual report on Form 10-K or 10-KSB and other filings made by such company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should consider these factors in evaluating the forward-looking statements included herein, and not place undue reliance on such statements. The forward-looking statements in this release are made as of the date hereof and FNMG undertakes no obligation to update such statements.

Contact Information: Company: FN Media Group, LLC Contact email: U.S. Phone: +1-(954)345-0611 URL: