LAKEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 4, 2018 /CNW/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (NASDAQ: PGLC), (TSX: PGLC), (FWB: 7PG1) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company"), the emerging Nevada gold producer advancing the Relief Canyon mine, announces that Jack Perkins ("Perkins"), Pershing Gold's Vice President, Investor Relations, will present at the Rodman and Renshaw 20th Annual Global Investment Conference (the "Conference") in New York City.
The Conference will be held September 4-6, 2018, at the St. Regis New York Hotel. Perkins will be presenting at 1:45pm on Wednesday, September 5. A webcast of the presentation will be available at http://wsw.com/webcast/rrshq28/pglc.
Perkins will provide a Company update during the live presentation and participate in one-on-one meetings with registered conference investors. Attendees include public companies, institutional investors, private investors and business development executives. The Conference is sponsored by H.C. Wainright & Co.
About Pershing Gold Corporation Pershing Gold is an emerging gold producer whose primary asset is the Relief Canyon open-pit gold mine in Pershing County, Nevada. Under the Feasibility Study released in May 2018, Relief Canyon is expected to have an average life-of-mine gold production of 91,000 ounces per year with cash costs of US$769 per ounce and AISC of $802 per ounce. Upon successful project financing, Relief Canyon is expected to have a short six-to-nine month construction period before commencing production.
Pershing Gold's landholdings cover over 29,000 acres that include Relief Canyon Mine and surrounding lands in all directions. This provides Pershing Gold with the opportunity to expand the Relief Canyon Mine deposit and to explore and make new discoveries nearby. Pershing Gold is currently permitted to resume mining at Relief Canyon under the existing Plan of Operations.
Pershing Gold is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "PGLC" and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "7PG1".
SOURCE Pershing Gold Corporation
For further information: Stephen Alfers, Executive Chairman, President and CEO, Jack Perkins, Vice President, Investor Relations, 720.974.7254, [email protected], www.PershingGold.com, http://www.pershinggold.com