Stockwatch Street Wires
- SEC permanently bans DaSilva for OTC scheme
The SEC has permanently banned Calgary's Frederick DaSilva for a scheme to boost a purported oil shale company. The company claimed to have 1.1 billion barrels of recoverable oil.
- Gold Summary for July 19, 2018
The fight for control and possible sale of Detour Gold is getting nastier. Klondike Gold has new assays from its Klondike project in Yukon, this time from the Lone Star zone. Moneta Porcupine Mines has new assays from the South West zone at Golden Highway in Ontario.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 19, 2018
Peregrine readies itself for its final flight as a public company. Advantage Lithium seeks $12-million for further work on its Argentine lithium projects. MGX Minerals has new assays from Driftwood Creek. Saint Jean Carbon is still seeking cash.
- Disbarred lawyer faces fraud accusations from hop farm
John Briner, the securities lawyer who left Howe Street under a cloud of controversy, has found himself in a new court battle. A Chilliwack hop farm where he worked has accused him of fraud. Mr. Briner denies any wrongdoing.
- Shell Summary for July 18, 2018
Konstantine Tsakumis plans to list his first capital pool shell, Farstarcap Investment, with a 10-cent IPO. Gunther Roehlig's Broome Capital plans to acquire Patrick Brauckmann's aspiring marijuana company, Pasha Brands.
- Gold Summary for July 18, 2018
Victoria Gold plans more drilling at Dublin Gulch this year while it completes its Eagle mine on the Yukon-based property. QMX Gold has new assays from Bonnefond South in Quebec. Osino Resources has found a new gold zone at its Goldkuppe project in Namibia.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 18, 2018
Mountain Province Diamonds is pleased with the additional kimberlite found near its Gahcho Kue pipes. M2 Cobalt has assays of cobalt and nickel from its Uganda projects. Ucore Rare Metals likes Donald Trump's China tariffs.
- Haywood's Tognetti accused of being unreasonable
Haywood Securities Inc.'s chairman, John Tognetti, has landed in a legal dispute with retired businessman Harold Hodgson and Haywood employee John Rybinski. The two complain that Mr. Tognetti is being unreasonable in a property deal.
- Shell Summary for July 17, 2018
James Cassina lists his first capital pool shell, Good2go Corp., with a $220,000 IPO at 10 cents. John Thompson and Azim Dhalla plan to list their second shell, Connaught Ventures, with a 10-cent IPO. They listed their first shell, Foremost Ventures, just last month.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 17, 2018
Star Diamond's revised study proposes starting a big Saskatchewan diamond mine at Orion South, not Star. Tantalex Resources plans to recover lithium from the tailings of an old DRC tin mine. American Lithium is getting set to drill Fish Lake for lithium brine.
- Gold Summary for July 17, 2018
Gold Standard Ventures has received encouraging assays from Dark Star at Railroad-Pinion in Nevada. Lundin Mining has a new proposal for Nevsun Resources. Equinox Gold has a prefeasibility study of Castle Mountain in California.
- IIROC fines, suspends Mackie ex Yasinowski
IIROC has fined Darryl Yasinowski, a former Mackie Research Capital Corp. employee and present university lecturer, for placing vulnerable clients into overly risky investments. He must pay $100,000 and serve a six-month suspension.
- Shell Summary for July 16, 2018
Damian Lopez plans to list his first capital pool shell, Wolf Acquisition, with a $300,000 IPO at 10 cents. Stan Bharti's NEX shell, Valencia Ventures, files an information circular for its fertilizer-cryptocurrency deal.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 16, 2018
Tsodilo Resources has an encouraging diamond valuation form BK16 in Botswana, but the grade is a big worry. MGX Minerals is acquiring an interest in the Kibby lithium brine project in Nevada. Search Minerals has begun drilling at Deep Fox in Labrador.
- Gold Summary for July 16, 2018
Alexandria Minerals has added some support in its proxy fight with former CEO, Eric Owens. Aura Minerals says trespassers at San Andres are forcing it to cut its production forecast. Agnico Eagle mines has drilled more gold at Amaruq, near Meadowbank in Nunavut.
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