Stockwatch Street Wires
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 17, 2017
North Arrow Minerals has an intriguing new diamond discovery at Mel, in central Nunavut. CKR Carbon is seeking a new CEO. Stans Energy has won another minor skirmish against the Kyrgyzstanis. It has yet to win the war.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 17, 2017
Goldquest Mining has received assays from its Cachimbo discovery at Tireo in the Dominican Republic. Victoria Gold has new assays from Catto, a target on its Dublin Gulch project in Yukon. Orca Gold has new assays from Block 14 in Sudan.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 17, 2017
EnCana sets high expectations for tomorrow's investor day. Valeura Energy plans to start a long-awaited test program in Turkey next month. Renaissance Oil raises $3.15-million from a new "strategic partner" and prepares to start drilling in Mexico.
- Forcefield tout Castaldo facing $1.8M (U.S.) order
Forcefield Energy Inc. defendant Christopher Castaldo should pay $1.8-million (U.S.) in restitution for his part in manipulating the stock, prosecutors say. He accepted secret payments to tout Forcefield, the government claims.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 16, 2017
Tango Mining is hiring a contractor to mine Oena's diamonds. Orbite Technologies is working quietly to resurrect its Cap Chat alumina plant -- and itself. Cobalt Power Group is raising cash for its cobalt hunt in Ontario.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 16, 2017
Falco Resources has a feasibility study for its Horne 5 project in the Rouyn-Noranda district of Quebec. Continental Gold has rock sample assays from its Buritica project in Colombia. Drilling will start soon. GT Gold's assays had investors leaping from their Saddle project.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 16, 2017
Ted Kernaghan takes a 5.5-per-cent interest in Obsidian Energy. BNK Petroleum gets a boost from its latest drill results in Oklahoma. TransGlobe Energy suffers service delays in Egypt, but says its Canadian program is coming along nicely.
- Mountainstar's Johnson sued over mine payment
Mountainstar Gold Inc.'s president, Brent Johnson, is among the defendants in a lawsuit from a Vancouver woman who claims that she paid $50,000 to cover costs at a gold mine in Chile. Mr. Johnson denies any wrongdoing.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 13, 2017
Shore Gold and its Star-Orion South partner plan a first phase of work on the project. SRG Graphite is set to study its Lola graphite project in Guinea. Focus Graphite is touting superfine coated spherical graphite made from its Lac Knife deposit.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 13, 2017
Skeena Resources has started drilling at Snip, in northwestern British Columbia. Dios Exploration has some Wacky assays from its Clarkie project in Quebec. MX Gold plans an investment in the cryptocurrency sector while it deciphers its Magistral gold project in Mexico.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 13, 2017
Peyto Exploration says the wild swings in Alberta gas prices should calm down soon. Birchcliff Energy, having apparently lost Seymour Schulich as its major shareholder, woos investors in the U.S. Crew Energy's COO sets off to become Cona Resources' CEO.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 12, 2017
Erdene Resource Development has new assays from Altan Nar in Mongolia. Cache Exploration fell today on ho-hum assays from Kiyuk Lake in Nunavut. Jayden Resources slumped on high-grade assays from Silver Coin in northwestern British Columbia.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 12, 2017
Diamcor is doing well with its not-yet-a-mine mine at Krone Endora in South Africa. Commerce Resources has wrapped up work at Ashram, a rare earth project in Northern Quebec. Far Resources has wrapped up drilling at Zoro in Manitoba.
- Petrowest sued by former Site C manager
Petrowest Corp. is a defendant in a lawsuit from a former manager at the Site C dam. The manager, Kent Peyton, claims that he lost his job after an altercation over safety issues.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 12, 2017
Alberta enjoys its best land sale since 2011. Parex Resources hikes its production guidance in Colombia, while Spartan Energy does the same in Saskatchewan. Pengrowth Energy repays more debt, but says its Lindbergh expansion plans remain on hold.
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