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- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Dec. 2, 2016
Honey Badger Exploration likes its targets at the LG diamond project in Quebec, but it is evasive about drill plans. Manganese X Energy has a new name and a new manganese play in New Brunswick. Altair Resources is touting Virium for lithium.
- Gold Summary for Dec. 2, 2016
Ximen Mining is optioning Treasure Mountain to New Destiny Mining. Gold Bullion Development has begun drilling at Granada, near Rouyn-Noranda. Gold Reserve had a good day after its management reassured investors that Venezuela will pay up soon.
- Shell Summary for Dec. 2, 2016
Scott Tannas's shell, Western Investment, releases the terms of its QT with GlassMasters Autoglass and ARG Wholesale: The shell will pay $12.81-million for a 50.1-per-cent interest in the two targets. Shell graduate YDreams Global is the third-busiest trader on the TSX-V.
- Energy Summary for Dec. 2, 2016
BlackPearl Resources takes an "excellent initial step" toward its phase 2 Onion Lake expansion. Africa Oil prepares to resume drilling this month in Kenya. Advantage Oil gets to work on its newly announced three-year plan.
- IIROC bans Howell for misappropriating client money
IIROC has imposed a permanent ban and a $500,000 fine on former RBC Dominion Securities Inc. employee Shayne Howell. The regulator said that he solicited $692,584 from clients for his own use.
- SEC target Coppero pleads guilty in New York
SEC target Nino Coppero has pleaded guilty to criminal insider trading charges stemming from the Augusta Resource Corp. takeover. Prosecutors said that he learned of the deal through his position as a lawyer for Hudbay Minerals Inc.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Dec. 1, 2016
Lucara Diamond expects 2017 to produce revenues comparable with this year, but the route to get there will be different. Durango Resources is fond of its rival's Doris. Focus Graphite is inching ahead with its bureaucratic work for Lac Knife.
- Gold Summary for Dec. 1, 2016
Treasury Metals has picked Chris Stewart as its new president and CEO. Eastmain Resources has another batch of encouraging assays from Eau Claire, on its Clearwater project in Quebec. GMV Minerals has completed four of 14 drill holes at Mexican Hat in Arizona.
- Shell Summary for Dec. 1, 2016
Andy DeFrancesco's NEX shell, Santa Maria Petroleum, has named eight director nominees for its resulting issuer: Seth Yakatan, David Stefansky, three doctors, a chemist and two lawyers. The shell is acquiring cannabinoid drug developer Kalytera Therapeutics.
- Energy Summary for Dec. 1, 2016
MEG Energy, rising with oil prices to its highest levels of 2016, continues to mull its production plans for 2017. Cardinal Energy could boost its dividend if oil prices go up just a bit more, say analysts. Gran Tierra continues to expand in Colombia.
- SEC target Memelland complains of "shoot first" case
SEC target Memelland Investments Ltd. denies that it did anything wrong in the massive newswire hacking scheme that hit Toronto's Marketwired LP and others. Memelland says it had no contact with the hackers.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Nov. 30, 2016
Rockwell Diamonds cheers its day in court. RT Minerals wants to hunt Wawa diamonds. CKR Carbon has started trenching at its Buckingham graphite project in Quebec. Nemaska Lithium has new patents. Pacific North West Capital has more Manitoba lithium ground.
- Shell Summary for Nov. 30, 2016
Ted Geier and Karen Stewart's capital pool shell, Trusted Brand, begins trading. Roger Dent's capital pool shell, Quinsam Opportunities, closes its QT with medical software company Vitalhub Corp. Dev Randhawa's capital pool shell, Wolfpack Capital, renames itself Pulse Oil.
- Gold Summary for Nov. 30, 2016
NuLegacy Gold has received another batch of modest assays from Iceberg in Nevada. Nevada Zinc has identified a big geochemical anomaly on its sparsely explored VIP gold prospect in Yukon. Midas Gold has a long gold hit at Stibnite in Idaho.
- Energy Summary for Nov. 30, 2016
Oil prices soar as OPEC agrees to its first production cut in nearly a decade. The Canadian government approves the Trans Mountain and Line 3 pipelines, but rejects Northern Gateway. Raging River buys Saskatchewan Viking assets from Northern Blizzard.
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