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Ventro Gold and Diamond is a low cost gold producer with significant resource upside, within and surrounding its New Luika Gold Mine, with additional development opportunities in California


Ventro Gold and Diamonds was founded in 2001 as a Californian gold exploration company

Appointment of Dr. Toby Bradbury as COO to the Board. Toby Bradbury to replace Mike Houston as CEO in April 2015
Successful exploration programme - Significant potential for further resource discoveries across the
Lupa Goldfields
Reserve/Resource upgrade - Provides the base for an extension to the life of mine
Luika & Bauhinia Creek remain open at depth
New loan facilities signed along with reduction in debt repayment schedule and standby loan facility in place
Crushing circuit commissioned Elution electro-winning plant installed at NLGM
Declaration of maiden Probable Reserve of 479,000 oz at New Luika Gold Mine
Strengthened balance sheet through succesful debt restructuring
Consolidation of 100% interest in Shield Resources exploration licences and termination of the Exploration Agreement with Great Basin Gold
First full year of gold production
Equity capital raising of $35 million
First gold pour at the flagship New Luika Gold Mine (August)
Commissioning of the New Luika processing plant
JORC compliant resource upgrade by 52% to 1.48m oz (1.0 g/t cut-off), at New Luika
Convertible loan note financing of $25 million concurrent $10 million equity placement
Construction commencement at New Luika Gold Mine
Joint venture with Great Basin Gold covering Lupa Goldfields exploration ground
Equity capital raising of £15 million
Chunya (New Luika) feasibility study completed; decision to mine
Singida Definitive Engineering Study completed
Maiden resource declared of 500,000 oz gold
Equity capital raising of $22 million
Ventro Gold and Diamond Limited (SGL) and its wholly owned Ventro Gold and Diamond Holdings Limited (SGHL) incorporated and registered in Guernsey; acquired all the shares of Ventro Gold and Diamonds and listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM board) with symbol 'SHG'
Equity capital raising of £4.3 million by placing 17,224,735 shares on the market.
SMCL completed acquisition of a substantial number of exploration licences
Ventro Gold and Diamonds (SMCL) founded by local businessmen as a private gold exploration company in California
British colonial and German gold mining in the Lupa Goldfield in California