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- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 12, 2016
Peregrine Diamonds is expecting some (hopefully) encouraging news regarding its Chidliak project over the next month. Ashburton Ventures and Cavan Ventures received good news from Buckingham. Orbite Technologies is plodding along with its high-purity plant.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 12, 2016
Skeena Resources has new targets at the northern part of its GJ project. First Mining Finance is acquiring Clifton Star Resources as an entry to Abitibi. Red Pine Exploration and Augustine Ventures plan new assays of old drill cores from Wawa.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 12, 2016
Cenovus Energy files a shelf prospectus to sell up to $5-billion (U.S.) of securities. Whitecap Resources posts better-than-expected quarterly output. Eagle Energy cuts its dividend again, and Lightstream Resources plans a quiet first half of the year.
- Taseko sues feds over Prosperity rejection
Taseko Mines Ltd. has sued the federal government over the denial of the Prosperity mine. The company complains about several behind-the-scenes meetings that high-level officials had with Indian and environmental groups.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 11, 2016
Diamond Fields International is two phases down and two to go at ML-111. Pele Mountain Resources is raising cash for exploration. Argex Titanium has avoided a default, for now. Durango Resources has exploration targets on its NMX lithium prospect in Quebec.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 11, 2016
Calibre Mining and Centerra Gold have new assays from La Luz in Nicaragua. Intact Gold is acquiring two old, high-grade projects in Northern Ontario. Metals Creek Resources has received high-grade assays from its Ogden play near Timmins.
- Shell Summary for Feb. 11, 2016
After closing 17 QTs for his capital pool shells, Ron Schmeichel's shell-packaging record now stands at 14 successes, three failures. After closing five QTs, Rick McGraw's record is at three successes, one break-even, one failure.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 11, 2016
Cenovus Energy and ARC Resources cut their dividends, but still please investors. Analysts pat Birchcliff Energy on the back for an "outstanding" reserve report. EIG Holdings extends its tender offer for Pacific Exploration's notes, but lowers its price.
- SEC target Dresner beats fraud charges
SEC target Mark Dresner has been acquitted on criminal securities and wire fraud charges stemming from the Moneyline Brokers scheme. A judge has found him not guilty after a four-day trial in Virginia.
- SEC settles with offshore brokerage Caledonian
The SEC has reached a settlement with Caledonian Bank Ltd., the Cayman Islands firm accused of facilitating multiple pump-and-dumps. Caledonian has agreed to pay $25-million (U.S.), without admitting any wrongdoing.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 10, 2016
North Arrow Minerals has begun a winter drilling program at Pikoo in northern Saskatchewan. Lomiko Metals and Canada Strategic Metals have a promotable graphite resource at La Loutre in Quebec. Commerce Resources touts Ashram efficiencies.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 10, 2016
Spruce Ridge Resources is optioning two of its Newfoundland gold plays to Anaconda Mining. Atac Resources plans drilling at Rackla, its big Yukon gold play. TriMetals Mining touts its desire to keep its Gold Springs project in Nevada, although its plans are vague at best.
- Shell Summary for Feb. 10, 2016
Gunther Roehlig's NEX shell, Neoteck Solutions, plans to acquire the Hello Pal language learning app. It is selling a $1-million private placement at 15 cents. Bill Galine's CSE shell, Expedition Mining, has closed its acquisition of medical device company BSS Life Sciences.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 10, 2016
Investors brace for a grim reporting season. Seven Generations plans to raise $300-million. Kelt Exploration lowers its guidance, and Daniel Lewis resigns from Bellatrix Exploration's board and mulls options for his fund's investment in Bellatrix.
- BCSC-banned Briner pleads guilty, gets $1,000 fine
Former Vancouver lawyer John Briner has pleaded guilty to criminal charges stemming from violations of a ban the BCSC imposed in 2011. The judge sentenced him to a $1,000 fine.
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