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- 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.
- Nevsun sees largest suit yet over Bisha labour
Nevsun Resources Ltd. is facing another lawsuit from a group of Eritreans who claim that they were forced to work at the company's Bisha mine. The suit is the largest to target the company to date.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Nov. 29, 2016
Diamond Fields International has sold diamonds from bulk sampling at its Namibian marine concession. Great Lakes Graphite has received more orders from its customer. Pure Energy Minerals likes the results from Glory, a Nevada lithium prospect.
- Gold Summary for Nov. 29, 2016
Otis Gold has more assays from Kilgore, in Idaho. Sirios Resources has low-grade assays with a few high-grade intervals at Cheechoo in Quebec. Aton Resources has hit more gold at Hamama West in Egypt. A resource calculation is under way.
- Shell Summary for Nov. 29, 2016
Harry Chew and Sonny Chew's fourth capital pool shell, Shogun Capital, has completed its Uruguayan cannabis QT and begun trading as ICC International. Today it closed at $1.14 on 8.42 million shares.
- Medinah's battle with Price grows, second suit filed
Medinah Minerals Inc.'s former CEO, Les Price, has filed another lawsuit against the company. He complains that Medinah defamed him with a news release and that it owes him $262,708 (U.S.) in fees.
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