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B2Gold Corp (BTO.TO)

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B2gold Corp Q2 consolidated gold production of 135,242 ounces, up 11 pct
Wednesday, 13 Jul 2016 10:05am EDT 

B2gold Corp : Record quarterly consolidated gold production of 135,242 ounces, 11% (or 13,676 ounces) greater than same period in 2015 . B2gold corp says construction of fekola mine is progressing well, on schedule and on budget, to commence production in late 2017 .On track to meet 2016 annual guidance of 510,000 to 550,000 ounces of gold production at cash operating costs of between $560 to $595 per ounce.  Full Article

B2gold corp on track to meet 2016 gold production
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 11:28pm EDT 

B2gold Corp : Q1 consolidated gold production of 127,844 ounces; 10% greater than same period in 2015 . Q1 consolidated all-in sustaining costs of $874 per ounce, $217 per ounce lower compared with q1 of 2015 . On track to meet 2016 consolidated gold production guidance of between 510,000 to 550,000 ounces . On track to meet 2016 gold production cash operating costs between $560-$595 per ounce,all-in sustaining costs between $895-$925 per ounce . Construction of fekola mine is well underway, on schedule and on budget, and is expected to commence production in late 2017 . Increase in gold production was primarily attributable to strong quarterly production from masbate mine . Gold production in 2016 is anticipated to be slightly weighted to second half of year . Q2 and full year 2016 production at otjikoto mine are not expected to be impacted . Expected higher production relates mainly to increased throughput at otjikoto mine . Production increasing to approximately 800,000 to 850,000 ounces annually by 2018 . B2gold corp. Reports first quarter results 2016 . Q1 adjusted earnings per share $0.02 . Q1 earnings per share $0.01 .Q1 earnings per share view $0.00 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

B2gold Corp gives FY 2016 gold production guidance
Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 04:15pm EST 

B2gold Corp:Says FY 2016 outlook provides for forecast annual consolidated gold production of between 510,000 to 550,000 ounces, forecast cash operating costs of between $560 to $595 per ounce and forecast all-in sustaining costs of between $895 and $925 per ounce.  Full Article

B2gold Corp says on track to meet lower end of FY 2015 production guidance of 500,000 to 540,000 ounces of gold
Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 05:02pm EDT 

B2gold Corp:Says Company is on track to meet the lower end of FY 2015 production guidance of 500,000 to 540,000 ounces of gold and on track to meet FY 2015 cost guidance of cash operating costs between $630 to $660 per ounce and all-in sustaining costs between $950 and $1,025 per ounce.  Full Article

Nicaraguan government denies permit to B2gold Corp mining project - Reuters
Sunday, 11 Oct 2015 08:00pm EDT 

B2gold Corp:The Nicaraguan government has denied a permit to a unit of Canada's B2Gold for a gold-mining project due to environmental concerns, officials said on Monday - Reuters.The Tajo Pavon project, which would be located about 132 miles (212 km) northeast of the capital, could affect two rivers and local nature reserves, the ministry of environment and natural resources (Marena) said - Reuters.The project proposed by B2Gold's local subsidiary, Nueva Esperanza, cannot move forward now, Marena said - Reuters.First lady and government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo said environmental experts concluded that the project, which the company has been exploring for three years, is not viable because it would negatively impact nearby communities and water sources - Reuters.  Full Article

B2gold Corp reaffirms FY 2015 production guidance
Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 05:58pm EDT 

B2gold Corp:Says is on track to meet its FY 2015 guidance of 500,000 to 540,000 ounces of gold production at cash operating costs between $630 to $660 per ounce.  Full Article

B2gold Corp on track to meet FY 2015 production guidance
Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 03:30am EDT 

B2gold Corp:Says that it is on track to meet its FY 2015 guidance of 500,000 to 540,000 ounces of gold production at cash operating costs between $630 to $660 per ounce.  Full Article

B2gold Corp gives H2 2015 gold production guidance
Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 03:30am EDT 

B2gold Corp:Sees H2 2015, consolidated gold production to be in the range of 275,000 to 295,000 ounces.  Full Article

B2gold Corp announces closing of previously announced $350 million revolving credit facility
Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 09:09pm EDT 

B2gold Corp:Says that it has closed its previously announced new $350 million revolving credit facility.Says that on May 20, the company signed credit agreement with syndicate of international banks for new revolving credit facility (the new RCF) for an aggregate amount of $350 million.Says new RCF also allows for accordion feature whereby upon receipt of additional binding commitments, facility may be increased to $450 million any time prior to maturity date.Says HSBC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, will act as administrative agent.Says syndicate includes The Bank of Nova Scotia, Societe Generale and ING Bank N.V, as mandated lead arrangers.Says new RCF will bear interest on a sliding scale of between Libor plus 2.25 pct. to 3.25 pct. based on the company's consolidated net leverage ratio.  Full Article

Arena Minerals enters into option agreement with B2Gold Corp
Monday, 23 Feb 2015 05:01pm EST 

Arena Minerals:Enters into a binding letter agreement with B2Gold Corp., pursuant to which Arena has granted B2Gold the option to acquire up to a 60 pct interest in the Pampa Paciencia and Cerro Barco properties.Which comprise 27,341 hectares of the 149,235 hectare Atacama copper project, located in Antofagasta, Chile.In order to exercise option and acquire a 60 pct interest in the Property, B2Gold will be required to spend a minimum of $20.5 mln on Property over a five year period.Also B2Gold will be required to make payments of $630,000 to Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A., the underlying property owner, on behalf of Arena over a three year period.In addition, B2Gold will make payments of $2.5 mln directly to Arena over a three year period as further set out below.  Full Article

BRIEF-Arena Minerals says B2Gold will not fulfill commitments of two properties

* Received notice from B2Gold that it will not fulfill minimum exploration commitments of Cerro Barco and Pampa Paciencia properties