SureTrader SureTrader
Home > Boards > US OTC > Basic Materials >

Santa Fe Gold Corp. (SFEG)

Add SFEG Price Alert      Hide Sticky   Hide Intro
Search This Board:
Last Post: 12/9/2016 1:55:12 PM - Followers: 79 - Board type: Free - Posts Today: 0

Santa Fe Gold Web Page    Metals Quote   Google   Bloomberg


Santa Fe Gold Ships Initial 40 Tons of Gold and Silver Concentrate under 2011 Contract with German Smelter

Jan. 4, 2011 (U.S. Equity News) --61

Santa Fe Gold Corporation (OTCBB: SFEG) is pleased to announce it has shipped 40 tons of gold and silver concentrate under the sales contract with Aurubis AG that was announced December 23, 2010. The 40 ton shipment is valued at over $1.0 million and represents the initial delivery against 240 tons contracted for delivery in 2011. The contract with Aurubis AG, Europe's largest copper and precious metals smelter, will provide a sales outlet for a portion of the company's anticipated 2011 production of high-value precious metals concentrate. The sales agreement was reached following a successful smelting trial of an initial 20 tons of concentrate shipped to Aurubus AG in October 2010. The company's Lordsburg flotation mill is producing gold and silver concentrate from its Summit mine located in southwest New Mexico.

"We are pleased to have begun shipments of concentrate under the 2011 Aurubis AG sales agreement, which we consider to be a very favourable agreement," said Pierce Carson, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We expect this initial shipment will be followed by on-going regular shipments of concentrate produced from the Summit mine.

"We also anticipate being in a position shortly to announce an agreement with an Arizona smelter for sales of siliceous flux material. Our strategy is to establish sales of both concentrate and siliceous flux, which will enable us to develop multiple customer outlets and revenue streams."

Production from the Summit mine is expected to increase in tonnage and grade and to reach full, steady production in 2011. Operations at the mine have been accelerated to two 10-hour shifts, seven days a week. Summit ore reserves average 0.143 ounces per ton gold and 10.78 ounces per ton silver (0.35 ounces per ton gold equivalent). At full production, operating costs are projected to be $340 per ounce of gold equivalent produced. 

Santa Fe Gold Enters into Contract to Sell Siliceous Flux to Arizona Smelter for Precious Metals Recovery

Jan. 11, 2011 (Business Wire) -- Santa Fe Gold Corporation (OTCBB: SFEG) is pleased to announce it has contracted with ASARCO LLC (“Asarco”) to sell 12,000 tons of siliceous flux material for delivery during 2011. At recent gold and silver prices, the contract is valued at up to $4.0 million. The siliceous flux will be shipped to Asarco’s smelter in Hayden, Ariz. The flux material will be processed for precious metals recovery. Santa Fe will be paid for the contained silver and gold less customary charges. The sales agreement was reached following a successful smelting trial of an initial 1,000 tons of siliceous flux shipped to Asarco in 2010. Sale of siliceous flux material involves direct shipment of ore with only minimal processing required.

“We are pleased to have reached this agreement with Asarco for sale of siliceous flux material,” said Pierce Carson, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We also have conducted successful flux trials with another Arizona smelter, Freeport-McMoRan Miami Inc. (“FM Miami”), and are discussing a long-term sales agreement. We believe that sales of flux to Asarco and FM Miami could be quite significant to Santa Fe, and eventually could account for a substantial portion of ore mined at Summit.

“The Asarco flux contract covering a portion of Summit’s anticipated production fits with our strategy of establishing sales of both siliceous flux and concentrate. This strategy will enable Santa Fe to develop multiple customer outlets and multiple revenue streams. We recently announced an agreement to sell concentrates to a European smelter.

“Smelter flux sales also add another dimension to our strategy of expanding Santa Fe’s production profile by processing other ores from the Lordsburg area, utilizing our excess milling capacity. Among other potential advantages, material sold as smelter flux does not have to be milled and therefore frees even more capacity at our Lordsburg mill.”

The Summit mine is ramping up production and is expected to reach full, steady production during 2011. Revenues are expected to increase significantly over the course of 2011, reflecting increases in both tonnage and grades. At full production, annual revenues are estimated as approximately $40 million at recent gold and silver prices. Operating costs are projected to be $340 per ounce of gold equivalent produced. Ore reserves average 0.143 ounces per ton gold and 10.78 ounces per ton silver (0.35 ounces per ton gold equivalent). 

Santa Fe Gold Heads for Full Production at the Summit Gold-Silver Mine

Nov. 23, 2010 (Business Wire) -- Santa Fe Gold Corporation (OTCBB: SFEG) today provided an update on the status of its Summit gold-silver mine in southwest New Mexico. Processing operations began at the Lordsburg mill in April 2010. The Summit mine is on track to reach full, steady production in 2011 from ore averaging 0.143 ounces per ton gold and 10.78 ounces per ton silver (0.35 ounces per ton gold equivalent). Operating costs at full production are estimated as $340 per ounce of gold equivalent produced.

Recently a new internal ventilation shaft was completed and is being equipped with an upgraded fan system. This central ventilation shaft, which is 300 ft in length and 10 ft in diameter, will be extended as deeper levels of the mine are reached. The improved ventilation will allow Summit to operate additional equipment underground, which the company is purchasing. It also will enable additional shifts to be added. Operations are planned to be expanded to two 10-hour shifts, seven days a week. Additional engineering and management personnel also have been employed.

Underground work remains focussed on two objectives, firstly advancement of headings for overall mine development and secondly, mining of two southern ore bodies. Full production at a rate of 400 tons per day is expected to be achieved in 2011 upon reaching the northern larger and higher grade ore bodies that constitute the majority of Summit’s gold and silver reserves. Revenues are projected to increase significantly over the next several months reflecting increases in both tonnage and grades.

Santa Fe is pursuing a strategy of developing multiple revenue streams from smelter sales of its products, including sales of precious metals concentrates and sales of ore as siliceous flux. A large European smelter is nearing completion of its evaluation of a trial shipment of 20 tons of concentrate, with the possible outcome of a long term contact. The company also has agreed terms and is finalizing a contract for concentrate sales to another overseas smelter, beginning with an initial shipment of 20 tons. Sales of flux material have continued to two Arizona smelters. Santa Fe has agreed terms with one of the Arizona smelters on a long term contract for flux sales beginning in January 2011.

Commenting on the outlook for Santa Fe in 2011, CEO Pierce Carson said, “We believe that a combination of actions, if properly timed and executed, could lead to much wider market recognition for Santa Fe’s value proposition in this exciting gold and silver market. Our priorities include obtaining a listing on the AMEX and Toronto stock exchanges, bringing Summit into full production with generation of substantial cash flows, and completing the Columbus Silver acquisition.

“During the coming year the positive impact and added value of the Columbus Silver acquisition will become much clearer. Closing is expected to occur in Q1 2011. The acquisition will result in a substantial increase in Santa Fe’s gold and silver resources and will add tremendous exploration upside. Also, importantly, gold and silver resources derived from Columbus Silver properties potentially could be processed at the Lordsburg mill, possibly doubling the production from Summit. We believe 2011 could be a pivotal year for Santa Fe and its stockholders.”


  • 1D
  • 1M
  • 2M
  • 3M
  • 6M
  • 1Y
  • 2Y
  • 3Y
  • 5Y
Current Price
Bid Ask Day's Range
#1469   I would think with the BK over and mebo43 12/09/16 01:55:12 PM
#1468   from PR gumzsa 12/09/16 11:24:40 AM
#1467   Don't sound too bad with the news Looks like mebo43 12/09/16 11:16:24 AM
#1466   News just out gumzsa 12/09/16 09:27:54 AM
#1465   Same here...was hoping to see them today since stocker72 11/30/16 01:43:06 PM
#1464   Waiting for the financials, hope these look good. I mebo43 11/30/16 01:16:07 PM
#1463   .06 hit earlier ask looking pretty thin after gumzsa 11/17/16 09:50:05 AM
#1462   Nice! Wonder if they still going to try ToyotaMR2s 11/10/16 10:02:59 AM
#1461   you looks like filings coming any day gumzsa 11/10/16 09:56:41 AM
#1460   SFEG news ToyotaMR2s 11/10/16 09:54:42 AM
#1459   Nice looks like filings later this month. gumzsa 11/01/16 12:51:54 PM
#1458   News: Tuesday, November 01 2016 12:40 PM, EST LexTrader 11/01/16 12:43:25 PM
#1457   gumza...ty ...that's very encouraging.... georgie18 10/19/16 03:16:24 PM
#1456   return to the NYSE AMEX, sweeettt ToyotaMR2s 10/19/16 03:13:21 PM
#1455   News out financials coming soon gumzsa 10/19/16 03:09:56 PM
#1454   Oops...very sorry about posting on the wrong board...can georgie18 10/19/16 06:52:26 AM
#1453   could be gumzsa 10/18/16 03:25:40 PM
#1452   FREEF... 0028 up on the ask here... georgie18 10/18/16 03:25:28 PM
#1451   SFEG... 055 Volume alert...could be the audited georgie18 10/18/16 03:23:47 PM
#1450   Quite here. Hope we see some financials soon. mebo43 10/10/16 06:53:14 PM
#1449   nice .055 hit gumzsa 09/30/16 11:38:20 AM
#1448   Seems like the small mining stocks all react mebo43 09/29/16 04:11:52 PM
#1447   I couldn't agree more! stocker72 09/29/16 03:22:18 PM
#1446   Why would some sell at this pps? mebo43 09/29/16 03:19:29 PM
#1445   I am disappointed the stock price went down stocker72 09/29/16 03:10:59 PM
#1444   Great news imo now they need to put gumzsa 09/29/16 02:27:51 PM
#1443   Any comments on the news today? mebo43 09/29/16 02:10:14 PM
#1442   News out more mine aquisitions gumzsa 09/29/16 11:07:09 AM
#1441   Short term .15 - .20 pps could be mebo43 09/29/16 12:08:55 AM
#1440   Anyone else think with the audited financials and nac109 09/28/16 08:51:37 PM
#1439   Looks like new management trying to rebuild trust mebo43 09/19/16 07:41:46 PM
#1438   Good news LexTrader 09/19/16 07:07:38 PM
#1437   8-k out just naming new accountant again like gumzsa 09/19/16 06:16:51 PM
#1436   It's not that they didn't like the news, mebo43 09/15/16 08:43:35 PM
#1435   I think you are right, but I guess eddyimano 09/15/16 02:01:50 PM
#1434   Get in before it's to late. This should roll mebo43 09/15/16 12:44:07 PM
#1433   are we in the condition to produce gold eddyimano 09/15/16 12:07:22 PM
#1432   Good. One step at a time, first eddyimano 09/15/16 12:03:55 PM
#1431   yup audit is huge too bro gumzsa 09/15/16 11:17:52 AM
#1430   Awesome news especially this: ToyotaMR2s 09/15/16 11:14:51 AM
#1429   News out gumzsa 09/15/16 11:08:59 AM
#1428   almost all volume today at or above .065 gumzsa 09/13/16 04:02:23 PM
#1427   Start of something good. MAYBE? mebo43 09/13/16 02:35:34 PM
#1426   SFEG .07/.07 break for new 52 week high ToyotaMR2s 09/13/16 09:32:09 AM
#1425   .07 hit just like that dips get eaten gumzsa 09/13/16 09:31:38 AM
#1424   Yup, someone got no patient, but sometimes it eddyimano 09/12/16 07:40:51 PM
#1423   Don't even have this one on my daily ToyotaMR2s 09/12/16 03:36:04 PM
#1422   Maybe sell off is over!!!!!!!! mebo43 09/12/16 02:58:07 PM
#1421   .0649 hit bids back in like clockwork gumzsa 09/12/16 02:57:34 PM
#1420   Cheers to patience! stocker72 09/12/16 01:22:01 PM