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- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Jan. 15, 2019
Lithoquest Diamonds found no diamonds at 1804 on its Kimberley North project in Australia. Stria Lithium is fighting to raise cash for its Pontax lithium project in Quebec. Sparton Resources is touting its interest in tests of a vanadium-redox battery.
- Shell Summary for Jan. 15, 2019
Arif Shivji's first shell, Predator Blockchain Capital, will hold a shareholders meeting on Jan. 22 to seek approval for its Alberta oil and gas QT. Its QT target, Highwood Oil, is selling a private placement at a princely $9.
- Energy Summary for Jan. 15, 2019
Crescent Point becomes the latest (but probably not the last) oil and gas producer to cut its dividend. Gear Energy continues its shift toward light oil from heavy. Kelt Exploration enjoys insider buying and analyst approval.
- Gold Summary for Jan. 15, 2019
Alio Gold has a new study of its Florida Canyon mine in Nevada. Wallbridge Mining has new high-grade gold hits from Fenelon in Quebec. Transition Metals is high on its Highlands assays. Adamera Minerals' Oversight was a disappointment.
- IIROC cites Canaccord's Peters over $1.2M coal holding
IIROC has filed an unsuitable investment case against Canaccord Genuity Corp. employee Brian Peters. The regulator says that he bought $1.2-million worth of shares in a junior coal company in the account of a pharmacist.
- Shell Summary for Jan. 14, 2019
Neil Currie plans to list his first shell, First Light Capital, with a $200,000 to $300,000 IPO at 10 cents. Mr. Currie is a Vancouver IR man, formerly with Vantage Wire, and is the son of a mining engineer.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Jan. 14, 2019
Noram Ventures has settled its trespassing dispute with Centrestone Resources at its Zeus project in Nevada. Zenyatta Ventures plans a $3-million bulk sample at Albany. Plateau Energy Metals says a study of Falchani in Peru will take six months, once it starts.
- Energy Summary for Jan. 14, 2019
EnCana drops hints about its plans if its proposed takeover of Newfield Exploration goes ahead. Surge Energy lowers its budget and production guidance for 2019. SDX Energy takes another step toward production at its long-hyped South Disouq block in Egypt.
- Gold Summary for Jan. 14, 2019
Goldcorp has agreed to merge with Newmont Mining in a $10-billion deal. Jaxon Mining has new assays from Backbone, at its Hazelton project in B.C. Liberty Gold has new assays from Goldstrike in Utah.
- Arias Intel's former CEO Gillespie to plead guilty
Arias Intel Corp.'s former president and CEO, Kevin Gillespie, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he faces for planning a pump-and-dump. He and two Canadians were part of a scheme to boost the stock with manipulative trades, the government says.
- Energy Summary for Jan. 11, 2019
Parex Resources achieves a long-held goal in Colombia. An institutional investor buys more Tourmaline Oil. Bonterra Energy lays out its plans for 2019, and Zargon Oil completes a debt settlement that sends its share count up nearly 1,400 per cent.
- Shell Summary for Jan. 11, 2019
Steve Bajic's 10th shell, Huffington Capital, releases the terms of its graphene production QT with Brooklyn company Nano Graphene. The QT target, also called Grapheneca, is selling a $4.5-million private placement at 30 cents.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Jan. 11, 2019
Lucara Diamond has recovered another exceptional diamond from Karowe. M2 Cobalt is awaiting cobalt assays from a Uganda drill program. First Vanadium has new assays from its Carlin vanadium project in Nevada.
- Gold Summary for Jan. 11, 2019
Benchmark Metals has received new assays from its Lawyers project in B.C. Sanatana Resources has a local agreement and expects a licence for its Tirua project in the Solomon Islands. Nexus Gold has acquired the New Pilot project in B.C.
- Imperial drops case against Mount Polley engineers
Imperial Metals Corp. has ended the lawsuit that it was pursuing against the engineers who worked on the tailings operation at its Mount Polley mine. The company had accused them of negligence in a 2014 dam failure.
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