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- Shell Summary for Feb. 8, 2016
Ray Strafehl's capital pool shell, Redline Resources, is acquiring Thunder Bay Ni-Cu property owner Tyko Resources for its QT. Lawyer Harley Sinclair's shell-packaging record now stands at zero successes, two failures.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 8, 2016
Cypress Development is chasing Nevada lithium. Elcora Advanced Minerals is touting graphene and specialty graphite uses for its Ragedara graphite mine in Sri Lanka. Wealth Minerals sees potential riches in Chilean lithium. CKR Carbon seeks a new Aukam licence.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 8, 2016
Suncor Energy declares takeover victory at Canadian Oil Sands and wastes no time making its mark. Serinus Energy exits Ukraine to focus on Tunisian oil and Romanian gas. Tethys Petroleum teeters on the brink of losing yet another financial lifeline.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 8, 2016
Tahoe Resources plans to acquire Lake Shore Gold. Angel Gold has found high-grade gold and silver is chip samples at Porvenir in Colombia. Rosita Mining has expanded its gold, silver and copper resource in stockpiles and tailings at Santa Rita in Nicaragua.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 5, 2016
Proxima Diamonds, the takeover target of Adent Capital, plans winter work at Lac de Gras. Energizer Resources has raised cash for its Molo graphite promotion. Zadar Ventures wants to hunt lithium. So does Macarthur Minerals.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 5, 2016
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration declares force majeure at Buckreef in Tanzania. Continental Gold receives more high-grade assays from Buritica. Barkerville Gold Mines closes its financial transactions with Osisko Gold Royalties.
- Shell Summary for Feb. 5, 2016
Praveen Varshney's capital pool shell, Genview Capital, has received conditional TSX-V approval to acquire Hempco Canada for its QT. Before the QT can close, Hempco Canada CEO Charles Holmes must clear something up with the securities division of the FCAA of Saskatchewan.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 5, 2016
B.C.'s burgeoning LNG export industry is dealt another blow. Crescent Point will cut its dividend in half or more, predicts an analyst. Fitch Ratings predicts that a debt default at the once-mighty Pacific Exploration is "likely imminent."
- GWR loses fight over fee from $1.8-million financing
GWR Resources Inc. must pay a $55,000 finder's fee to Ronnie Birch for a $1.8-million financing, a judge has ruled. The fee is payable despite the fact that Mr. Birch was an investor relations employee.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 4, 2016
Honey Badger Exploration has hired an optimistic new consultant to help with its LG diamond project. Alto Ventures has bought more time at GEFA. Vanadiumcorp Resource plans to add vanadium electrolyte to its Lac Dore dream sheet.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 4, 2016
Lake Shore Gold has drilled high-grade gold at Whitney, near Timmins. Viscount Mining has found encouraging amounts of silver at Cherry Creek in Nevada. Visible Gold Mines is drilling again at its 167 project in Northern Quebec.
- Shell Summary for Feb. 4, 2016
Salim Ansari's capital pool shell, Nurcapital Corporation, has completed a $441,700 IPO at 20 cents and listed on the TSX-V. Douglas Porter's shell, North Sur Resources, has received conditional TSX-V approval to acquire ICT Holdco, the developer of Greeniosk cash machines.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 4, 2016
MEG Energy cuts its budget but leaves production, and brushes off takeover rumours. Bellatrix Exploration's major shareholder, the hedge fund Orange Capital, is shutting down amid weak performance. Raging River dreams up a 10-year "vision" for success.
- Blackout Media-linked Kershner complains about lawyer
Blackout Media Corp.'s former president, Sandy Winick, is seeing another of his co-accused complain about his conviction in a $95-million (U.S.) manipulation. Gary Kershner claims his court-appointed lawyer was ineffective.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 3, 2016
Dominion Diamond has a recommended environmental approval for its Jay project. Stans Energy is still suing the Kyrgyzstanis. Nemaska Lithium is set to build a small lithium hydroxide plant. Ashburton Ventures has another Nevada lithium play.
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