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- Nevsun sued again over Bisha labour
Nevsun Resources Ltd. is a defendant in another lawsuit from an Eritrean who claims that he worked against his will at the company's Bisha mine.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 25, 2016
North Arrow Minerals is still bullish on diamonds despite recent setbacks. Happy Creek Minerals is pleased with its high-grade tungsten assay from Fox, in British Columbia. Stans Energy is pressing ahead with its Russian lithium promotion.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 25, 2016
Goldstrike Resources has the rest of its assays from summer drilling at Plateau, in the Yukon. Aurvista Gold is seeking $6-million for work at Douay, in Quebec. Knick Exploration has begun drilling at East-West, but mainly West, in Quebec.
- Shell Summary for Oct. 25, 2016
Andrew DeFrancesco's NEX shell, Santa Maria Petroleum, is acquiring Kalytera Therapeutics. The target is working on cannabinoid drugs for the treatment of bone diseases. It will need to raise $6-million before the deal can close.
- Medinah sued by ex-CEO Price's company
Medinah Minerals Inc. is a defendant in a lawsuit over an unpaid $2-million (U.S.) debt. The suit was filed by an entity controlled by Medinah's one-time CEO, Les Price.
- SEC fines Norstra $3.1-million (U.S.)
The SEC has won a $3.1-million (U.S.) penalty by default against Norstra Energy Inc. The SEC said that the company falsely claimed to have access to millions of barrels of oil.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 24, 2016
Archon Minerals and Dominion Diamond continue to discuss their Buffer differences. Macarthur Minerals is encouraged with its Stonewall investigations. American Lithium says the lack of magnesium is good for its Fish Lake lithium prospect.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 24, 2016
Eastmain Resources has received encouraging assays from Eau Claire and Snake Lake in Quebec. Winston Gold Mining has started drilling at Winston in Montana. Endeavour Silver has received assays of high-grade silver and gold at Terronera in Mexico.
- Shell Summary for Oct. 24, 2016
Dale Styner's shell, Top Strike, plans to acquire Andreas Gedeon's cannabis businesses. Stephen Brohman hands over his shell, SG Spirit, to Richard Grayston. Bill McCartney's shell, Karsten Energy, drops its acquisition of Mr. McCartney's medical device company, Heart Force.
- SEC's Moneyline target Randles pleads guilty
SEC target Michael Randles has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge stemming from the Moneyline Brokers scheme. Prosecutors claimed that he aided the pump-and-dump of a purported gold explorer.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 21, 2016
Kennady Diamonds is taking a break from drilling at Kennady North. Genius Properties is acquiring a Cape Breton graphite play. Commerce Resources has wrapped up work at Ashram for the season. Saint Jean Carbon likes geophysics.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 21, 2016
Makena Resources has wrapped up drilling at Clone, in British Columbia. Columbus Gold has the rest of its assays from Eastside in Nevada. Gold Standard Ventures is raising $25-million to advance its Railroad-Pinion project in Nevada.
- Shell Summary for Oct. 21, 2016
David Subotic's Stratton Capital closes its QT by acquiring Pro Gaming League, a video gaming website operator. Tom Kennedy's CSE shell, Crestwell Resources, closes its acquisition of Toronto grocer Organic Garage.
- SEC wins fines, injunctions for three Ecoland accused
The SEC has reached out-of-court deals with three men charged in the Ecoland International Inc. manipulation. The case remains outstanding against Toronto-area resident Dino Paolucci.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 20, 2016
Dominion Diamond had a ho-hum quarter at Diavik. New Nadina Explorations is selling its Kettle of Gold but will keep its diamonds. Tantalex Resources is enthused about Congo lithium. Big North Graphite has a definitive deal for a Cobalt cobalt play.
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