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- 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 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.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 9, 2016
Parex Resources scales back drilling in Colombia. Surge Energy talks up new wells and reserves in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Madalena Energy plans to exit Canada and focus on Argentina through a roundabout sale of its Canadian assets to First Mountain.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 9, 2016
Lucara Diamond will auction its exceptional diamonds in April, but not its magnificent stones. DNI Metals is acquiring two companies for murky reasons. Northern Graphite and Alabama Graphite are huffing and puffing at each other.
- Shell Summary for Feb. 9, 2016
Chris Dobbin has filed a preliminary prospectus to list his first capital pool shell, Nova Leap Health. The shell is selling a $350,000 IPO at 10 cents. Owen Moore and Chris Panczuk's shell graduate, Bewhere Holdings, began trading today.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 9, 2016
Sirios Resources has visible gold in a new area at Cheechoo. Savary Gold and Sarama Resources have 25 new gold areas at Karankasso. Platinum Group Metals has produced its first concentrate at its new Maseve mine in South Africa.
- Verde sues over on-line accusations
Verde Potash PLC has sued a pair of Stockhouse users who called the company a "huge fraud." Messages by the users falsely implied that Verde was a scam designed to enrich its CEO, the company says.
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