Precious Metals

Bounty Claims Adjoin Block A of GoldON's West Madsen Gold Project and the Pure Gold Red Lake Mine property, Canada's newest high-grade gold mine

GoldON Resources Ltd. (TSXV: GLD) ("GoldON" or the "Company") is pleased to report that it has elected to accelerate the option agreement with Bounty Gold Corp. (see news release of July 29, 2020) and has acquired a 100% interest in the two claim blocks that adjoin Block A of the West Madsen Gold Project.

In keeping with the terms of the option agreement, GoldON paid Bounty a total of $80,000 in cash and issued 250,000 common shares to complete the acquisition. GoldON now owns a 100% interest in the Flat Lake and Madsen-Medicine Stone claim groups. Bounty will retain a 2% net smelter returns royalty of which GoldON may purchase half for $1,000,000.

About the West Madsen Gold Project:

Now covering 5,862 hectares of prime gold exploration real estate in the heart of the Red Lake Camp, the West Madsen Project is comprised of the original Block A and B claim groups, where GoldON has the right to earn a 100% interest through an option agreement with Great Bear Resources (see news release of May 28, 2019); the Bounty Gold claims; and claims GoldON acquired via staking in December (see Red Lake regional map).

The West Madsen Project is contiguous with the Pure Gold Red Lake Mine property, where they poured first gold on December 29 and anticipate being in commercial production by the end of Q1 2021 (see Pure Gold's news release of December 30, 2020). Pure Gold's reserves and resources are hosted in a seven-kilometre-long gold system that follows the major crustal break or contact between the Balmer and Confederation assemblages. This same Balmer-Confederation contact has been exposed in outcrop 1.6 kilometres (km) west of the Pure Gold property boundary and is interpreted to continue for ~8 km across Block A of GoldON's property.

GoldON completed ~2,100 metres of the proposed 7,000 metre Phase II drilling program before Christmas break and assays are pending. The focus of the Phase II drilling program is to aggressively test the strike-extension of both the known gold mineralization to the east and follow-up on the gold mineralization discovered during GoldON's Phase I drilling (see news release of July 22, 2020).

Drilling will resume next week and the black ellipse in Figure 1 below depicts the area of the interpreted east-west trending Balmer-Confederation contact along with the completed and proposed Phase II drill holes to systematically test the extension of the stratigraphy within the structurally controlled corridor.

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Figure 1: Phase II Target Area and Drill Plan for the West Madsen Project

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Ian Russell, P. Geo., an independent qualified person as defined in National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical contents of this news release on behalf of the Company.

About Bounty Gold Corp.

Bounty Gold Corp is a privately held gold exploration company based in Red Lake, Ontario. Bounty Gold is focused on advancing its flagship 4,000-hectare Laird Lake Gold Project in Red Lake, where nine high-grade surface gold showings exceeding 5 g/t gold (up to 140.59 g/t gold in selective grab samples) have been exposed along 5.4 km of the geological contact between the Balmer-Confederation assemblages to the west of GoldON's West Madsen - Block A and the Pure Gold Red Lake Mine property.

About GoldON Resources Ltd.

GoldON is an exploration company focused on discovery-stage properties located in the prolific gold mining belts of northwestern Ontario, Canada. Our current project portfolio includes four properties in the Red Lake Mining Division (West Madsen, Pipestone Bay, McDonough and Bruce Lake) and a fifth property in the Patricia Mining Division (Slate Falls). GoldON is fully funded to complete the Phase II drilling program in progress at West Madsen.

For additional information: please visit our website at goldonresources.com, you can download our latest investor presentation by clicking here and you can follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/GoldONResources.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Signed "Michael Romanik"

Michael Romanik, President
GoldON Resources Ltd.
Direct line: (204) 724-0613
Email: info@goldonresources.com
Suite 108 - 800 Kelly Road, Suite 416
Victoria, BC, V9B 6J9

Forward-Looking Statements:

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B2Gold Corp. (TSX: BTO) (NYSE AMERICAN: BTG) (NSX: B2G) ("B2Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its operational and financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2022. The Company previously released its gold production and gold revenue results for the second quarter and first half of 2022. All dollar figures are in United States dollars unless otherwise indicated.

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  • Consolidated gold revenue of $382 million on sales of 205,300 ounces at an average realized gold price of $1,861 per ounce
  • Fekola's mill throughput was a quarterly record of 2.42 million tonnes, 8% above budget and 6% higher than the second quarter of 2021
  • Total consolidated cash operating costs (see "Non-IFRS Measures") (including estimated attributable results for Calibre) of $781 per ounce produced and consolidated cash operating costs from the Company's three operating mines of $766 per ounce produced, both 2% below budget
  • Total consolidated all-in sustaining costs ("AISC") (see "Non-IFRS Measures") (including estimated attributable results for Calibre) of $1,111 per ounce sold and consolidated AISC from the Company's three operating mines of $1,109 per ounce sold, both well below budget by 7%
  • Net income attributable to the shareholders of the Company of $38 million ( $0.04 per share); adjusted net income (see "Non-IFRS Measures") attributable to the shareholders of the Company of $45 million ( $0.04 per share)
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2022 First Half Highlights
  • Total gold production of 432,988 ounces (including 27,657 ounces of attributable production from Calibre), above budget by 3% (11,914 ounces), and consolidated gold production of 405,331 ounces from the Company's three operating mines, above budget by 2% (7,383 ounces)
  • Consolidated gold revenue of $748 million on sales of 400,400 ounces at an average realized gold price of $1,867 per ounce
  • Total consolidated cash operating costs (including estimated attributable results for Calibre) of $742 per ounce produced, well below budget by 7%, and consolidated cash operating costs from the Company's three operating mines of $722 per ounce produced, well below budget by 8%
  • Total consolidated AISC (including estimated attributable results for Calibre) of $1,074 per ounce sold, significantly below budget by 15%, and consolidated AISC from the Company's three operating mines of $1,069 per ounce sold, significantly below budget by 16%
  • Net income attributable to the shareholders of the Company of $119 million ( $0.11 per share); adjusted net income attributable to the shareholders of the Company of $110 million ( $0.10 per share)
  • For full-year 2022, B2Gold remains well positioned for continued strong operational and financial performance and remains on track to achieve its total consolidated gold production guidance of between 990,000 - 1,050,000 ounces (including 40,000 - 50,000 attributable ounces projected from Calibre). Overall and after factoring in the positive operating results in the first half of 2022, the Company's total consolidated costs guidance ranges for full-year 2022 remain unchanged with total consolidated cash operating costs forecast to be at the upper end of the Company's guidance range of between $620 and $660 per ounce and total consolidated AISC forecast to be within the Company's guidance range of between $1,010 and $1,050 per ounce
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