|By Marketwired .||
|August 18, 2014 02:33 PM EDT||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/18/14 -- Aguila American Gold Limited ("Aguila") or (the "Company") - (TSX VENTURE: AGL) is pleased to report on the preliminary results of the Company's investigation into the viability of a small production facility for the Company's Angostura project.
The Company has in place a five year community agreement with the community of Mollepina, see news release dated March 12 2014. The Company is in the final stages of completing the formalization of the Artisan Miners, in accordance with Peruvian regulations, which, when completed, will allow the legal production and processing of minerals by the Artisan Miners. In addition Aguila has signed a five year agreement with the community for the use of a 30 hectare site to build a mineral processing facility. The basic facility is being designed around a 350 tpd agitated leach gold processing plant. The plant will feature an oversized coarse ore stockpile, multiple weigh scales and assay facilities to accommodate multiple sources. The plant will be able to effectively treat high grade gold to accommodate the local production variances.
The Company has recently commissioned an Environmental Impact Assessment ("EIA"), in accordance with Peruvian mining legislation. The EIA is substantially complete pending only the certificate from the Director Regional Energy and Mines ("DREM") for the formalization of the Artisan Miners to be included in the submission. The EIA should have initial government observations within 30 working days of submission.
The preliminary investigation into the technical and financial viability of the Company's business plan has yielded positive feedback. The Company is investigating financing options, including debt facilities, to finance the production facility and initial working capital for the acquisition of the unprocessed minerals from the local, legalized, communities.
The Company has taken these actions in light of the Peruvian Government's initiatives to enforce the legalization of the Artisan Miners in Peru and bring them into a taxable mainstream. Approximately 70,000 Artisan Miners have applied to be formalized since the government instituted the new mining laws. The government estimates another 100,000 - 140,000 Artisan Miners remain to be formalized. In support of the new legislation and as demonstration of its resolve to enforce the legislation the government forces has been destroying illegal processing plants across the country. The Company is working closely with the government's regional Energy and Mining offices to ensure alternate, legal processing facilities will be available.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
John Huguet, President and CEO
Aguila American Gold Ltd.
Aguila American Gold Ltd. is an emerging gold exploration company with an experienced executive management team focused on advancing and developing their prospective gold project, Angostura. Angostura is located 180 kilometres southwest of city of Cuzco, in the Department of Apurimac, southwestern Peru. Angostura is located in a prolific mineral trend, approximately 25 kilometres from the Las Bambas Mine, a major mining project being developed by Xstrata Mining Pty.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Aguila American Gold Ltd.
(604) 685 9316
(604) 683 1585 (FAX)
The IoT market is on track to hit $7.1 trillion in 2020. The reality is that only a handful of companies are ready for this massive demand. There are a lot of barriers, paint points, traps, and hidden roadblocks. How can we deal with these issues and challenges? The paradigm has changed. Old-style ad-hoc trial-and-error ways will certainly lead you to the dead end. What is mandatory is an overarching and adaptive approach to effectively handle the rapid changes and exponential growth.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT
There are many considerations when moving applications from on-premise to cloud. It is critical to understand the benefits and also challenges of this migration. A successful migration will result in lower Total Cost of Ownership, yet offer the same or higher level of robustness. Migration to cloud shifts computing resources from your data center, which can yield significant advantages provided that the cloud vendor an offer enterprise-grade quality for your application.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 220
Internet of Things (IoT) will be a hybrid ecosystem of diverse devices and sensors collaborating with operational and enterprise systems to create the next big application. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at th...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,150
Manufacturing has widely adopted standardized and automated processes to create designs, build them, and maintain them through their life cycle. However, many modern manufacturing systems go beyond mechanized workflows to introduce empowered workers, flexible collaboration, and rapid iteration. Such behaviors also characterize open source software development and are at the heart of DevOps culture, processes, and tooling.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,063
DevOps is gaining traction in the federal government – and for good reasons. Heightened user expectations are pushing IT organizations to accelerate application development and support more innovation. At the same time, budgetary constraints require that agencies find ways to decrease the cost of developing, maintaining, and running applications. IT now faces a daunting task: do more and react faster than ever before – all with fewer resources.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 376
The web app is agile. The REST API is agile. The testing and planning are agile. But alas, data infrastructures certainly are not. Once an application matures, changing the shape or indexing scheme of data often forces at best a top down planning exercise and at worst includes schema changes that force downtime. The time has come for a new approach that fundamentally advances the agility of distributed data infrastructures. Come learn about a new solution to the problems faced by software organ...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 771
Any Ops team trying to support a company in today’s cloud-connected world knows that a new way of thinking is required – one just as dramatic than the shift from Ops to DevOps. The diversity of modern operations requires teams to focus their impact on breadth vs. depth. In his session at DevOps Summit, Adam Serediuk, Director of Operations at xMatters, Inc., will discuss the strategic requirements of evolving from Ops to DevOps, and why modern Operations has begun leveraging the “NoOps” approa...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 127
The last decade was about virtual machines, but the next one is about containers. Containers enable a service to run on any host at any time. Traditional tools are starting to show cracks because they were not designed for this level of application portability. Now is the time to look at new ways to deploy and manage applications at scale. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, Brian “Redbeard” Harrington, a principal architect at CoreOS, will examine how CoreOS helps teams run in production. Attende...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,217
The buzz continues for cloud, data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) and their collective impact across all industries. But a new conversation is emerging - how do companies use industry disruption and technology enablers to lead in markets undergoing change, uncertainty and ambiguity? Organizations of all sizes need to evolve and transform, often under massive pressure, as industry lines blur and merge and traditional business models are assaulted and turned upside down. In this new da...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 222
Mobile messaging has been a popular communication channel for more than 20 years. Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen invented the idea for SMS (Short Message Service) in 1984, making his vision a reality on December 3, 1992 by sending the first message ("Happy Christmas") from a PC to a cell phone. Since then, the technology has evolved immensely, from both a technology standpoint, and in our everyday uses for it. Originally used for person-to-person (P2P) communication, i.e., Sally sends a text...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 223
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly by extending current technologies, products and networks. By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 50 billion connected devices. Gartner has forecast revenues of over $300 billion, just to IoT suppliers. Now is the time to figure out how you’ll make money – not just create innovative products. With hundreds of new products and companies jumping into the IoT fray every month, there’s no shortage of innovation. Despite this, McKinsey/VisionMobile data...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 140
The APN DevOps Competency highlights APN Partners who demonstrate deep capabilities delivering continuous integration, continuous delivery, and configuration management. They help customers transform their business to be more efficient and agile by leveraging the AWS platform and DevOps principles.
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 205
As-a-service models offer huge opportunities, but also complicate security. It may seem that the easiest way to migrate to a new architectural model is to let others, experts in their field, do the work. This has given rise to many as-a-service models throughout the industry and across the entire technology stack, from software to infrastructure. While this has unlocked huge opportunities to accelerate the deployment of new capabilities or increase economic efficiencies within an organization, i...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 223
There are so many tools and techniques for data analytics that even for a data scientist the choices, possible systems, and even the types of data can be daunting. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Harrold, Global CTO for Big Data Solutions for EMC Corporation, will show how to perform a simple, but meaningful analysis of social sentiment data using freely available tools that take only minutes to download and install. Participants will get the download information, scripts, and complete en...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 240