A raft of gold discoveries has put the spotlight on the "Middle Cauca Belt" in west central Columbia, attracting the attention of major mining sector players, including Anglo Gold Ashanti Ltd., Teck Resources Ltd., Iamgold Ltd. and Kinross Gold Corp.
"This is one of the fastest-growing gold belts in the world right now," said Hans Rasmussen, president and CEO of Colombia Crest Gold Corp., which is exploring on two properties in the Middle Cauca Belt.
It is estimated that in the past five years, the north-south trending belt has been the venue for resource discoveries that are thought to host 47 million ounces gold. These discoveries have been reported by a handful of companies, including Anglo Gold Ashanti, Colombia Crest Gold Corp., Sunward Resources Ltd., Batero Gold Corp., B2 Gold Corp., Seafield Resources Ltd., Bellhaven Copper & Gold Inc. and Solvista Gold Corp. . .View Full Article