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- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 27, 2016
Dunnedin Ventures is touting new targets and old diamond counts at Kahuna. Ultra Lithium has received encouraging assays from Georgia Lake in Northwestern Ontario. Stria Lithium is still trying to raise cash.
- Gold Summary for July 27, 2016
Westhaven Ventures has received assays of low-grade gold over a wide interval at Shovelnose in British Columbia. Rapier Gold has sold some stock and wants to sell more. Columbus Gold has obtained new permits in French Guiana, expanding its Montagne d'Or project considerably.
- Shell Summary for July 27, 2016
Larry Doan and David Smalley's capital pool shell, Flying Monkey Capital, plans to acquire Humn Pharmaceuticals for the shell's QT. The target is a Winnipeg company that makes and sells a topical pain relief cream called TPR20.
- Energy Summary for July 27, 2016
Bonavista Energy shows a glimmer of optimism about the rest of 2016, but fails to impress investors. Africa Oil mulls possibilities for early-stage production in Kenya. Shamaran Petroleum inches toward its long-delayed goal of production in Kurdistan.
- Goldcorp sued by former CFO Hall
Goldcorp Inc. is facing a lawsuit over the firing of its former CFO, Lindsay Hall. He is seeking compensation beyond the $3.15-million termination payment that he received.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 26, 2016
Kennady Diamonds has received a good grade but ho-hum diamonds from a mini-bulk test of Faraday-2. Matica Enterprises remembers some news. Avalon Advanced Materials expects a dream sheet for Separation Rapids by the end of August.
- Gold Summary for July 26, 2016
Calibre Mining has received encouraging assays from its Eastern Borosi project in Nicaragua. Bonterra Resources is touting a geological model of its Larder Lake project in Northern Ontario. Bayhorse Silver has grabbed high silver grades at its Bayhorse project in Oregon.
- Shell Summary for July 26, 2016
Steve Bajic's capital pool shell, Margaux Red Capital, loses its tech QT target to Marc Labrecque's Active Growth Capital. Neil Selfe's SPAC, Infor Acquisition, plans to merge with Element Financial's commercial finance spinoff, ECN Capital.
- Energy Summary for July 26, 2016
TORC Oil plans another big expansion in Saskatchewan. Zargon Oil, evidently the seller of the assets that TORC is buying, will use the sale proceeds to spruce itself up for a hoped-for suitor. Canacol Energy's investors yawn at its new reserve report.
- Pump-and-dump accusations in Pierce mortgage case
Mortgages at the centre of a fraud case that Vancouver's Brent Pierce is pursuing may be connected to a pump-and-dump, according to a recent court filing. The mortgages are linked to share transactions and a man named Scott Gelbard, the filing states.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 25, 2016
Stornoway Diamond and Peregrine Diamonds are rumoured to be interested in Snap Lake, but that seems unlikely. Noram Ventures is excited to find an old bore hole at Hades. Strategic Resources has rolled back its stock and is seeking new strategic mineral ventures.
- Gold Summary for July 25, 2016
Aton Resources has resumed drilling at Hamama in Egypt. Mandalay Resources has received encouraging assays from Costerfield in Australia. Renaissance Gold has shuffled its management and raised some cash to generate interest in its projects.
- Shell Summary for July 25, 2016
David Mitchell's sixth capital pool shell, Verdant Financial, closes its QT with Ilja Troitschanski's car lease provider, Axis Auto Finance. For Mr. Mitchell's first five shells, his record is three successes, two failures.
- Energy Summary for July 25, 2016
Husky Energy's oil spill continues to threaten drinking water in Saskatchewan, but one analyst predicts happier days ahead, especially for income investors. Tamarack Valley closes another acquisition in Alberta. Petrolia has an unsatisfying day in court.
- Diversified Royalty ex Bennett sees conviction upheld
Diversified Royalty Corp.'s former chairman, John Bennett, has lost his attempt to have his fraud conviction overturned. A New Jersey judge has upheld a jury's decision to convict him for a kickback scheme.
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