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Interview with Stan Bharti, Chairman and Acting CEO of Aberdeen International (TSX: AAB): a Successful Global Resource Investment Company and Merchant Bank
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Aberdeen International (TSX: AAB) is a global resource investment company and merchant bank focused on small-cap companies in the mining and metals sector. We learned from Stan Bharti, Chairman and acting CEO of Aberdeen International, who has a very successful track record, that today the company has two major investments: one is close to a US $15 million investment in a private South-African platinum-palladium company called African Thunder, and the other is an investment in one of the largest advanced lithium resources in the world called Lithium X, located in Argentina. African Thunder is a producing mine with close to a million ounces of platinum and palladium and a huge exploration upside that was put on standby because of low prices, but there is a plan to reactivate it in the beginning of 2017. Aberdeen owns approximately 50% of African Thunder with the other 50% owned by a company in Switzerland. Lithium X is a well-developed resource that is completing its feasibility study. According to Mr. Bharti, these are both world-class assets that, over the next two or three years, in a good market, will unlock substantial value for Aberdeen. In addition, Aberdeen had several other assets, including coal and gold that have been sold to build a small resource fund that helps fund investments like the lithium project. Aberdeen manages this fund, which has already grown from about $8 million to $10 million in assets in less than a year.
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Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. (OTCBB: LBSR): Gold Anomaly, Phase 1 for High Grade Metals & Other Prospects
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Liberty Star Uranium & Metals (OTCBB: LBSR) is an exploration and mining development company located in Tucson, Arizona under the leadership of James A. Briscoe. The company's flagship project is Hay Mountain multi-target, multi-metal project located in Cochise County, southeast Arizona. It is a variable depth exploration project for porphyry copper, gold, moly and multiple potential by-product metals including lead, zinc, manganese, silver, uranium, thorium, and rare earth elements. Using the most advanced technology and equipment the company identified the potential for discovery of a high grade and very large limestone replacement and porphyry hosted copper, gold, and moly ore body and plans to engage in exploratory diamond core drilling as soon as possible.
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Brooke Macdonald, President and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Resources (TSXV: CGP, F: GWN, B: GWN, OTC-CTNXF): a Prospect Generator Following the Joint Venture Model with a Diversified Portfolio of Projects in Ecuador
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc. (TSXV: CGP, F: GWN, B: GWN, OTC-CTNXF) is a mineral exploration company and a prospect generator following the joint venture model with a diversified portfolio of projects in Ecuador and Chile. The anchor in the company right now is the 15% interest in a property in Ecuador called Cascabel that has the potential to become a very large gold enriched copper porphyry deposit. The operator of the project, an Australian company called SolGold, has announced it is putting together the first inferred resource toward the end of the year. According to Brooke Macdonald, President and CEO of Cornerstone, deposits like Cascabel are very hard to find, and has already attracted the interest of major mining companies. We learned from Mr. Macdonald that Ecuador is the last under-explored part of the Andes and likely to be the place where large deposits are discovered in the near future at lower cost than in other places. Cornerstone entered into a strategic alliance with ENAMI EP of Ecuador, the state mining company, in order to explore for new areas together. In addition to Cascabel, Cornerstone owns several properties in Ecuador that are drill ready, and an early stage gold-silver-copper property called Miocene in Chile. The company is well funded with enough money to last several years without going back to the market.
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Interview with Dr. Morgan Poliquin, President and CEO Almaden Minerals Limited (TSX: AMM; NYSE MKT: AAU): Owns Ixtaca Gold-Silver Deposit in Eastern Mexico, About Three and a Half Million Gold Equivalent Ounces
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Almaden Minerals Limited (TSX: AMM; NYSE MKT: AAU) is advancing its wholly owned Ixtaca Gold-Silver Deposit in eastern Mexico that the company discovered back in 2010. This is a gold and silver vein system with about three and a half million ounces of 43-101 compliant resource in gold equivalent. Recently they produced a PEA that focused on a mine plan for a higher grade portion of the deposit, about 1.6 million ounce gold equivalent open pit and a conventional mill. They expect the pre-feasibility study based on the PEA to be completed later this year. According to Morgan Poliquin, President and CEO of Almaden, they will make a production decision sometime next year. We learned from Dr. Poliquin that he completed his PhD in eastern Mexico and has a lot of proprietary knowledge on this area. The company has access to inexpensive drilling through its sister company, Almadex Minerals Limited (TSXV: AMZ), which owns its own drills and can take a project from early stage prospecting and target definition all the way through resource and engineering level drilling. They have no debt, a clean balance sheet and capital to push forward. Almaden’s excellent team has a track record of making new discoveries, and has found a number of deposits that have become mines.
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Discussion with the Management of Scheelite Metals LLC. Looking for Financing to Create a World Class Tungsten Mine in the United States
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA



We interviewed the management team of Scheelite Metals LLC., who is positioned to create a world class tungsten mine in the United States. They have a huge orebody with over 44 miles of tungsten outcroppings. Scheelite Metals, with minimal investment, has progressed the mine to the point where a relatively small investment of 12.5 million dollars will bring the mine to a 500 ton per day production capacity. This is a golden opportunity for investors to get in on the ground floor, where in 1-2 years, this mine can be virtually untouchable from any external market. Scheelite Metals is positioned to be a highly profitable operation with minimal operational cost and it will be a serious market player here in the United States.
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Interview with Michael Tamlin, COO of Neometals Ltd (ASX: NMT, OTC: RDRUY): Advanced Australian Mt. Marion Lithium Project and Patented "ELi Process" will Produce Battery Grade Lithium Hydroxide at Low Cost
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Neometals Ltd. (ASX: NMT, OTC: RDRUY) is an Australian mining and development company focused on developing concurrently its advanced stage Mt. Marion lithium project and its patented "ELi Process" that will produce battery grade lithium hydroxide at low cost. With two strategic partners, - Australia’s largest contract minerals processor as their operating partner, and China’s leading, most profitable, lithium producer as their off-take partner for Mt. Marion project, - Neometals is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the rapidly growing demand for Lithium products. We learned from Michael Tamlin, COO of Neometals that Mt. Marion is at a very advanced stage, where they have started mining, have commissioned the crushing operation and are establishing some stockpiles. According to Michael Tamlin, the next stage for Neometals is to build the pilot plant to produce lithium hydroxide. The company's goal is to build a sustainable and profitable business.
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Interview with Klaus Eckhof, Chairman of Burey Gold Ltd. (ASX: BYR): Giro Gold Project, Located within the Moto Greenstone Belt that Hosts Randgold and AngloGold 17Moz Kibali Project
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Burey Gold Limited (ASX: BYR) is focused on exploring for gold in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Their key asset is Giro Gold Project, located within the Moto greenstone belt that hosts Randgold and AngloGold Ashanti’s 17Moz Kibali Project just 30km east of Giro. We learned from Klaus Eckhof, Chairman of Burey Gold, that with the turn in the market instead of raising $1 to $2 million, they were able to raise $12 million, which will allow the company to conduct parallel exploration drilling programs at Giro in the northwestern and in the southern parts of the project. According to Mr. Eckhof despite having been diluted over the last 3 or 4 years by the low share prices and the difficulty of raising capital, the company is still quite tightly held.
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Interview with Mr. Gary R. Thompson, Chairman and CEO of Brixton Metals Corporation (TSX-V: BBB): Exploring and Developing High Grade Gold and Silver Projects in Canada with Support from Very Strong Shareholders
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Brixton Metals Corporation (TSX-V: BBB) owns 100% of two very strong high grade gold and silver projects in Canada. The Langis Silver Mine located in Ontario near Lake Timiskaming is a very high grade silver past producer and represents a potential near term production opportunity. The Langis project has excellent local infrastructure, year-round road access, close proximity to power, rail, natural gas, mills, refiner and assay lab. Brixton's second project “Thorn” is located in northwest British Columbia and it represents a district scale gold/silver system with major discovery potential that could be a real company maker. According to Mr. Thompson, Chairman and CEO of Brixton Metals, the company's goal is to drill gold targets at Thorn project before winter and to advance Langis project towards an initial maiden resource. We learned from Mr. Thompson, that Brixton has some strong shareholders like Mr. Rob McEwen, Hecla Mining, Mr. Eric Sprott and CMP, and that management holds a large amount of the stock.
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Interview with Phillip Walford, President, CEO and Director of Marathon Gold (TSX: MOZ): Marathon Gold Deposit in Newfoundland Obtaining Excellent Metallurgical Results
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Marathon Gold (TSX: MOZ) is a Canadian gold resource development company focused on Marathon Gold Deposit at the company's wholly owned Valentine Lake Gold Camp located in central west Newfoundland. We learned from Phillip Walford, President, CEO and Director of Marathon Gold, that the company is simultaneously advancing two programs: One is a metallurgical program and the second is the drilling to expand the resources at the Valentine Lake. We learned that the first phase of metallurgical testing is still in progress but recoveries at Marathon already are looking to be in the 90th percentile which is very good. The second phase of the metallurgical program is testing for heap leach potential and the recoveries here look to be significant, and will have a significant impact on the economics for the PEA that the company plans to start the fourth quarter of this year. Mr. Walford is pretty excited about the summer program both the metallurgical work and the exploration. The Marathon Gold stock more than doubled since the PDAC.
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Richard Williams, President of Waseco Resources (TSX.V: WRI, Frankfurt: WSE): Exploration Company Focused on Gold in Nevada with the Lead Property Strategically Located next to Newmont's Trenton Canyon Mine
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Waseco Resources (TSX.V: WRI, Frankfurt: WSE) is an exploration company focused on gold in Nevada with the lead property strategically located next to Newmont's Trenton Canyon mine, right on the Battle Mountain trend, in the middle of gold country. Two years ago the company did the initial drilling that was successful in hitting a high grade zone of just under an ounce over 12 feet. The follow up drill program is now subject to financing. We learned from Richard Williams, President of Waseco Resources, that the company is very tightly held with management owning a fair bit of the stock. There are two other projects waiting on standby: the uranium project with Areva in Quebec is on hold pending a change in uranium prices; and a small interest in a diamond property next to De Beers’ Victor mine up in Attawapiskat, Ontario.
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Interview with Claude Lemasson, President and CEO of Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX: ER): Assembled a Strong New Board and Management Team, Created a Strategic Partnership with Integra Gold and Aggressively Drilling
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX: ER) is a Canadian exploration company with three promising projects in the James Bay area of Northern Quebec. In the last few months, the Company underwent significant changes, assembled a strong new board and management team, and also formed a strategic partnership with Integra Gold. Recently, Eastmain was able to raise money sufficient to fund all of the company's exploration drilling programs for this year and next year. Eastmain believes that the combination of aggressive exploration of great assets with the uptrend for gold will bring positive changes to the company. Claude Lemasson, President and CEO of Eastmain Resources
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Interview with Gordon Ellis, President and CEO of Lupaka Gold (TSXV: LPK, FRA: LQP): Invicta Gold, is About to go into Production in Peru
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Lupaka Gold Corp. (TSXV: LPK, FRA: LQP) is a mining and exploration company with three properties in Peru. Their flagship project, Invicta Gold, is about to go into production, mining its high-grade core that could be mined at a thousand tons a day. According to Gordon Ellis, President and CEO of Lupaka Gold, within the next few months, they should be operating at a rate, which will allow them cash flow in the area of ten million dollars. The company has the ability to become cash flow positive, self-supporting and has good upside potential.
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Interview with Daniel Major, President and CEO of GoviEx Uranium Inc. (CSE: GXU): Three Large Advance-Stage Uranium Projects in Africa with Resources Totaling over 200 Million Pounds of Uranium, Projecting Cash Cost of Under $25 per Lbs.
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


GoviEx Uranium Inc. (CSE: GXU) is a mineral exploration and development company that owns three large advance-stage uranium projects in Africa with resources totaling over 200 million pounds of uranium. Two of the three projects have mining permits and are shovel ready, which adds a lot of value to GoviEx because it can have the mines ready for when the uranium market recovers over the next three to four years as predicted by most analysts. According to Daniel Major, CEO of GoviEx Uranium, they are looking at a cash cost of under $25 a pound and with the predicted uranium prices close to $60 they are going to have a very positive return. We learned from Mr. Major that the key plan is to move forward with development of their flagship Madaouela project in Niger that holds 100 million pounds of uranium. The company is working on financing and optimizing the project and reducing the unit cost. At the same time GoviEx is going through the 25 years of technical data on their second permitted project, Mutanga in Zambia, where they have up to 50 million pounds of uranium. According to Mr. Major, operating in Africa is relatively straight forward; obtaining permits is many times faster than in Canada.
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Discussion with Mr. Keith Neumeyer, Founder, President and CEO of First Majestic Silver (TSX: FR, NYSE: AG, Frankfurt: FMV): Purest Silver Mining Company and Strong Production Growth
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


According to Mr. Keith Neumeyer, Founder, President and CEO of First Majestic Silver (TSX: FR, NYSE: AG, Frankfurt: FMV), his company is the purest silver company in the world producing primarily silver with all of their six mines located in mining-friendly Mexico. They have $100 million dollars U.S. in the bank and recently raised another $50 million dollars Canadian to top the treasury. Mr. Neumeyer is bullish on silver, and with the metals market cycle changing, the company is planning to expand their current operations and advance some of their development exploration projects. According to Mr. Neumeyer, First Majestic was the top-performing stock from all industries on the Toronto Stock Exchange in the first quarter of this year.
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Interview with Jonathan Awde, President and CEO Gold Standard Ventures (TSXV: GSV; NYSE MKT: GSV): Advanced-Stage Gold Exploration Company, Owns Just Over 20% of Nevada’s Carlin Trend
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Gold Standard Ventures (TSXV: GSV; NYSE MKT:GSV), an advanced-stage gold exploration company, owns just over 20% of Nevada’s Carlin Trend, the most prolific gold mining trend in the Western Hemisphere. Gold Standard's Railroad Project is the last significantly underexplored district on the Carlin Trend. Jonathan Awde, President and CEO of Gold Standard Ventures, feels that it is the phenomenal exploration team and the land package they were able to consolidate over 6 years, that make the company stand out from its peers. The Pinion and Dark Star, two oxide-gold deposits in the southern portion of the project, represent a potential near-term development option with characteristics that suggest low capital and operating costs.
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Interview with Mark Smith, President and CEO of NioCorp (TSX.V - NB, OTCQX: NIOBF, FSE: BR3) Advancing the Elk Creek Niobium-Scandium-Titanium Project in Southeast Nebraska, USA
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX.V - NB, OTCQX: NIOBF, FSE: BR3) is advancing the Elk Creek niobium-scandium-titanium project in the Southeast Nebraska, USA. With the prospective production of 240 million kilograms of ferroniobium. This is the third richest niobium resource known in the world today. According to the Company’s October 2015 Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA), the mine and processing facility is expected to produce 7,490 metric tonnes (mt) of ferroniobium per year for 32 years, along with 97 mt a year of scandium trioxide and about 24,000 mt of titanium dioxide annually as a byproduct of the niobium production. Mark Smith is the President and CEO of NioCorp and the single largest shareholder in the company. He has had a very successful career in running companies that mine, refine, manufacture and market strategic and critical elements and products. The Elk Creek project has extremely strong state and local support in Nebraska. The company is closing in on completion of the project’s Feasibility Study, and the next step is full project financing and building the underground mine and surface processing facility. According to Mr. Smith, demand for niobium is robust (4-6% CAGR); they have already contracted out 75% of their niobium production; and are in discussions with several other parties concerning the remaining 25%.
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Interview with Rob McEwen, Chairman & Chief Owner of McEwen Mining (NYSE: MUX, TSX: MUX)
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE: MUX, TSX: MUX) is a growing gold and silver producer in the Americas. The Company's goal is to qualify for inclusion in the S&P 500. We learned from Mr. Rob McEwen, Chairman & Chief Owner of McEwen Mining, that during the 2nd quarter, the company produced 27,888 ounces of gold and 875,006 ounces of silver, while their cash and bullion inventories have increased to $57 million. The growth was generated entirely through their operations, without having to do any financing. Mr. McEwen is very pleased with the changes happening in Argentina, where the company's San Jose mine is located. With the export taxes removed and the exchange rate addressed, Mr. McEwen is seeing the increase in the contribution of the San Jose mine to his treasury. According to Mr. McEwen the company has a strong balance sheet, no debt and good growth prospects.
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Joseph Grosso, Executive Chairman, CEO and President of Golden Arrow Corporation (TSX-V: GRG): 100% owned Chinchillas Silver Project, Strategic Partnership with Silver Standard, Accelerating Development
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Golden Arrow Resources Corporation (TSX-V: GRG) is focused on its 100% owned Chinchillas Silver Project located in the province of Jujuy, Argentina. We learned from Joseph Grosso, Executive Chairman, CEO and President of Golden Arrow, that the strategic partnership has been worked out with Silver Standard who owns nearby Pirquitas Silver project that is near the end of its mine life. This could allow Golden Arrow to use the Pirquitas mine infrastructure and to start exploitation of the Chinchillas deposit within one year instead of waiting six or seven years. According to Mr. Grosso what makes Golden Arrow stand out from other mining companies is the decision they made 23 years ago to become the early stage developer of mining in Argentina, a country with huge geology potential that had zero mining going on in 1993. According to Mr. Grosso the new government in Argentina is mining-friendly, and with the turn in the market the company will continue its quest towards new discoveries.
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Steve Houghton, CEO of Cerro Grande Mining Corporation (CSE: CEG): (OTCQB: CEGMF) Gold and Copper Mining Company with Properties in Chile
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Cerro Grande Mining Corporation (CSE: CEG) (OTCQB: CEGMF) is a gold and copper mining company with properties in Chile. It´s 100% owned, producing Pimenton mine has been operating for the last eight years at about 110 tons per day producing up to 15,000 ounces of gold a year. The mine has been shut down since June 2nd due to snowstorms. According to Steve Houghton, CEO of Cerro Grande Mining, the company needs about $3 million to restart the mine and is actively looking for funds. The mine is totally permitted and ready to start producing within about two weeks after raising the funds. The projected free cash flow in the first year should be close to $750,000 a month. The company has just received its updated NI 43-101 dated July 21, 2016 prepared by Watts, Griffis& McOuat, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Interview with Joseph Hebert, CEO of Miranda Gold Corp. (TSX-V: MAD): Three very Strong Projects in Colombia and Advanced Production Stage JV in Alaska
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Miranda Gold Corp. (TSX-V: MAD) is a gold exploration company with a high degree of expertise focused on Colombia and Alaska. The company employs the prospect generator and joint venture model whereby it finds a good project and a joint venture operator partner that carries the project to a production decision. We learned from Joseph Hebert, CEO of Miranda Gold that the company has three really strong projects in Colombia - Cerro Oro, Antares and Oribella, with Cerro Oro about to be drilled by Prism Resources and with near-term discovery possibility at Antares. In Alaska, the company has an advanced production stage project called Willow Creek, which is a joint venture with Gold Torrent and a near-term production and cash flow opportunity. According to Mr. Hebert, Colombia holds a lot of gold and copper and with the situation in the country normalizing Miranda Gold is best positioned to acquire the best Colombian gold projects.
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Interview with Normand Champigny, President and CEO Sphinx Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: SFX): Exploration and Development Company Focused on Acquiring Projects in Québec with a Team of Quebec Gold Minefinders
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Sphinx Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: SFX) is an exploration and development company focused on generating and acquiring projects in Québec. We learned from Normand Champigny, President and CEO of Sphinx, that there are three criteria they are looking for in a potential project: First, good infrastructure with road access; second, good social acceptability; and third, areas with precious metal potential in high grade metamorphic terrains. According to Mr. Champigny the key factor that sets Sphinx apart is the team, which includes three mine finders with tremendous experience in the industry and deep knowledge of doing work in Quebec. The company's project generator business model is set up to minimize dilution. Having a number of promising projects maximizes the chances of discovery.
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Interview with Blair Way, President, CEO of Flinders Resources Limited (TSXV: FDR): Becoming a One Stop Shop for All the Customers in the Green Energy Industry
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Flinders Resources Limited (TSXV: FDR) is a European graphite producer that owns 100% of the Woxna Graphite Mine and high purity graphite production facility in Sweden. Flinders Resources is currently finalizing its merger with Tasman Metals (TSXV: TSM) that owns Nora Karr rare earths deposit. We learned from Blair Way, President, CEO of Flinders Resources, that once the merger is complete, the company will undergo a rebranding to reflect the fact that they are working beyond just being a graphite company, but rather a one stop shop for all the customers in the green energy industry. At the same time Flinders is building relationships with potential customers in Asia and Europe, as well as actively looking for other commodities that they can add to their commodity menu.
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Interview with Craig Alford, CEO and Director of Oroplata Resources (OTC: ORRP) Rapidly Developing a Very Large Lithium Brine Target in Railroad Valley, Nevada
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Oroplata Resources Inc. (OTC: ORRP) is rapidly developing a very large lithium brine target in Railroad Valley, Nevada, first identified as lithium rich by the USGS roughly 20 years ago. The company plans to produce battery grade lithium carbonate using a low cost, low environmental impact method of lithium extraction. Craig Alford, CEO and Director of Oroplata Resources, believes that they have one of the best closed basins in the state and they will use the best drill techniques and the best science to bring up an amazing resource. The company's stock is getting a lot of traction as the result of environmental awareness and social acceptance of clean energy solutions. Mr. Alford stated that the American lithium market is going to be the highest growth market in the world for a while and Oroplata Resources will become a substantial, profitable US-based lithium producer.
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Interview with Stephen G. Roman, Chairman, President and CEO of Harte Gold (TSX: HRT, FSE: H4O, OTC: HRTFF): Generating Cash Flow through Bulk Sample Program then into Commercial Production upon Receipt of Commercial Permits
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Stephen G. Roman, Chairman, President and CEO of Harte Gold (TSX: HRT, FSE: H4O, OTC: HRTFF), about the progress of the advanced exploration and bulk sample program at their 100% owned Sugar Zone Deposit located in Ontario, 60 kilometers east of the Hemlo Gold Camp. So far they have produced more tons than expected, and the grades have been higher than expected. The company is generating a free cash flow now through this bulk sample program and would like to be able to continue mining until they get their commercial permits, and then move right in to commercial production. According to Mr. Roman, they expect to generate over 5 million of profit at the end of this bulk sample phase and then once they go into commercial production, they expect to generate significant profits, doing between 70 and 80 thousand ounces a year of production. We learned from Mr. Roman that the company has excellent exploration upside and on July 20th they will start drilling targets between Wolf Zone and Sugar Zone with the aim to be well over a million ounces by the end of the year.
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Interview with Lee Barker, President and CEO of Sparton Resources (TSX.V: SRI): Completed Commissioning of the Zhangbei Project's 8 Megawatt Hour Vanadium Flow Battery
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Sparton Resources Inc. (TSX.V: SRI) completed commissioning of the Zhangbei Project's 8 Megawatt Hour Vanadium Flow Battery earlier this year and its client recently received payment of approximately $C3.2 million from the battery's owner, State Grid North China Company. The ongoing maintenance program revenue over the next 3 years will also provide cash flow. These payments will accrue to Sparton’s operating subsidiary company in China. According to Lee Barker, President and CEO of Sparton Resources, the vanadium flow battery is much better than lithium for large scale energy storage: they can go 100,000 cycles of fully charging and discharging, they don't lose charge while being idle, they operate in cold temperatures and warm temperatures, they don't have to be air-conditioned in hot environments, they are not flammable, better for computer systems backup, because the electricity in the vanadium battery can be discharged almost instantaneously, for large-scale storage, these batteries are about 1/3 the cost of a similar sized lithium battery, when you factor in the life of the battery over time; and at the end of their life, they are fully recyclable. There is an incredible market for large energy storage all over the world. Sparton also has access to clean and pure primary vanadium deposits in China that they believe will be developed. They are currently in the process of negotiating with various potential strategic partners to acquire the battery manufacturer and develop these deposits. This way they could potentially build a company with the source for the raw material that can make the vanadium flow batteries, and get a cost benefit from that and make it more competitive in the marketplace.
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Interview with Rudi P. Fronk, Chairman and CEO of Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA, NYSE: SA): Core Assets are Located in Canada, its Resource Base of Gold, Copper and Silver is One of the World's Largest
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA, NYSE: SA) is a gold exploration company with the principal objective to grow resource and reserve ownership per common share. The company's core assets are located in Canada, its resource base of gold, copper and silver is one of the world's largest. Its KSM project is now the largest undeveloped gold reserve on the planet and also the only big project in the world today held by a junior that's shovel ready. According to Rudi P. Fronk, Chairman and CEO of Seabridge Gold, the recently acquired Iskut property can be another KSM, but only better because it also has that very high grade gold mineralization that's pretty close to the surface. We learned from Mr. Fronk that the company is very lean, has no debt, and has about $30 million of cash in the bank. At 1.8 ounces of gold per common share in the ground, Seabridge Gold provides ten to thirty times more gold ownership per share than any other gold company.
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Interview with Michael Philpot, Executive Vice President: Coro Mining (TSX: COP): Growing Chilean Producer of Copper Cathodes and Copper Miner
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Coro Mining Corp. (TSX: COP) is a growing Chilean copper producer that started producing copper cathodes from their Nora Plant located in the 3rd region of Chile, near the Berta copper deposit discovered and developed by Coro. The company linked the Berta mine to the Nora Plant and started production at 3000 tons per annum, which is about 6.5 million pounds of copper, and they are in the process of upgrading to 5000 tons (or 11 million pounds) of copper cathode. Recently Coro made an exciting copper discovery at their Marimaca project located in the 2nd region. According to Michael Philpot, Executive Vice President and Director of Coro Mining, the company is blessed with a great team and very good partners, including very strategic working relationships with Greenstone Resources and Pro-Pipe. and they have been running a successful business enterprise even during the low point of the copper cycle. Coro is growing by exploring and finding to financing, developing and producing copper in coastal Chile. They have made very strategic working relationships with Greenstone Resources and Pro-Pipe.
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Asante Gold (CSE: ASE) Poised to Move Ghana-Based Kubi Gold Project forward to Production
by Allen Alper Jr.


Asante Gold (CSE: ASE), is currently doing exploration and development work at the Kubi Gold project and other properties located in Ghana to move forward to gold production. Under the leadership of Douglas MacQuarrie, President and CEO of Asante Gold, the company is developing the Kubi Gold Mine, which can be producing gold within a year with a modest capital investment. Ned Goodman – a Canadian mining legend has recently joined Asante as Chairman of the Board.
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Dr. Alper Interviews John Versfelt, President and CEO of International Millennium Mining: Owns Promising Silver and Gold Properties in Nevada
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


International Millennium Mining Corp (TSX.V:IMI) is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company focused on acquiring known smaller mine deposits, carrying out exploration and development programs to increase the deposit size and advancing them to production stage. We talked with John Versfelt, President and CEO of International Millennium Mining, about their promising silver and gold property in Nevada. They now own 100% interest in the Nivloc Mine and surrounding properties, and have a strong, experienced management team capable of moving the project forward.
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Interview with Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of OTC Markets Group
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


OTC Markets Group, Inc. is a SEC regulated, FINRA registered, electronic market connecting over 110 broker-dealers. This is a 3-tier system. The Best Market is called OTCQX and includes companies that meet certain financial criteria and choose to be transparent. The second market is called OTCQB. It is a Venture Market and includes early stage entrepreneurial companies that choose to be transparent. The third market is called Pink Market. It is not transparent, there is no company involvement but broker-dealers come together and trade. We learned from Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of OTC Markets Group, that since 1997 they have transformed from a phone-based pool of thousands of securities with no standards, to a fully electronic market that allows companies to be open and transparent and decrease reputational risk by meeting certain standards. We learned from Mr. Paltrowitz that under the Regulation A+ introduced in 2012, companies are now allowed to raise up to $50 million capital from the general public. And we learned what steps the companies need to take to do that with OTC.
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Osisko Mining Inc. Decreases Interest in ValGold Resources Ltd.
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) (the "Corporation") announces that, on August 24, 2016, it sold an aggregate of 3,275,000 common shares ("Shares") in the capital of ValGold Resources Ltd. ("ValGold") at an average price of $0.0536 per Share for aggregate proceeds of $175,540 (the "Sale"). Based on information contained in documents publically filed by ValGold, the Shares sold represented approximately 8.6% of the total issued and outstanding Shares.
Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX:SYA) Authier Lithium Project Drilling Permit Granted
Sayona Mining Limited (ASX:SYA) (OTCMKTS:DMNXF) ("Sayona" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has received the required permits to begin drill testing the Authier lithium project, Quebec.
SNC-Lavalin awarded construction services contract for the Balama Graphite Project in Mozambique
MONTREAL, Aug. 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a construction services contract for the Balama Graphite Project in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique. The contract is valued at C$21.7 million and SNC-Lavalin's Kentz Field Operations team will provide structural mechanical and piping construction services for the processing plant, including piping supply and platework.
Mines Management Inc. : NYSE MKT Extends Mines Management's Compliance Plan
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Lion One Announces MOU for EPC Contract and Vendor Financing with Ansteel-CapitalAsia for Construction of the Tuvatu Gold Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Lion One Metals Limited (TSX VENTURE:LIO)(ASX:LLO)(OTCQX:LOMLF)(FRANKFURT:LY1) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for an EPC Contract and Vendor Financing Agreement with Ansteel-CapitalAsia Global Engineering Inc. (the EPC Contractor, or Ansteel) covering a comprehensive Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and financing package for the development of the Company's 100% owned and fully permitted Tuvatu Gold Project in Fiji.
Wesdome Announces High Grade Gold Discovery at Kiena Complex in Val d'Or Quebec
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 24, 2016) - Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX: WDO) is pleased to announce exciting early underground drill results from the exploration program at its 100% owned Kiena Mine Complex located near Val d'Or, Quebec.
DuSolo Provides Corporate Update
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - DuSolo Fertilizers Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DSF) ("DuSolo" or "the Company") is pleased to announce an update on its corporate activities and expected work programs for 2016 and 2017. The Company has been undergoing a restructuring of its operations in Brazil, as well as at the corporate level and reviewing the potential for each of its assets to add value to the Company and its shareholders. DuSolo now believes it has a clear pathway to optimizing the value of its assets and create significant value for shareholders.
Technology Investment Priorities in Mining in Asia-Pacific 2016
NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsis
Overall trends in the data revealed:

- Over 60% of mines have already invested in tire monitoring fleet management shift optimization energy management predictive maintenance and environmental monitoring technologies.

- The greatest increases in penetration over the last two years have been in real-time video training and environmental monitoring technologies.

- UAVs/drones currently have the lowest penetration of the technologies examined with only 17% of mines having invested to date however a significant increase is expected over the next two years.

- The commodity sector expected to have the greatest increase in technology penetration over the next 2 years is the precious metals sector whilst India offers the best opportunities for vendors as does the largest company segment with revenues greater than US$10 billion.

- Surpac is by far the most used software nominated by 29% of the mines. This was followed by Minex with 15% and MineScape with 10%.

Summary
This report provides a detailed analysis of investment intentions across different areas of technology in the Asia-pacific industry. The analysis is based upon Timetric's survey of over 110 mine general maintenance and procurement managers including other mine-site and corporate decision-makers. The focus is on what technologies mines currently have and in which technologies they are planning to invest over the next two years.

Areas of analysis include:

- Mining companies' intentions for investments in the coming two years across a range of mine-site technologies including UAVs/drones remote control/machine automation tire monitoring collision avoidance/proximity detection energy management and predictive maintenance.

- Comparisons of investment intentions across segments including four commodity groups three mine types five mine-size categories and company revenues.

- Comparison of the penetration of technologies in 2014 with current investment levels.

- Specific insight into the software platforms each mine site is using across five different mine departments outlining details of market leaders and their software products.

Scope
The report is based on responses from a survey of over 110 senior decision makers at operating mines in Asia-Pacific, responsible for the purchase of equipment for plant and mine operations, along with its consumables and services. Survey respondents came from 8 different countries including: India, Indonesia and the Philippines. This included four different commodity groups and a range of surface and underground mining operations.

Reasons To Buy
- Understand which technologies have and are attracting the most investment and how this varies by commodity group mine type and size global company revenue and country.

- Target the segments with the greatest opportunity for your technology products and services.

- Segment the market according to those fully invested and those planning to make new investments into each technology.

Key Highlights
- Over 60% of mines have already invested in tire monitoring fleet management shift optimization energy management predictive maintenance and environmental monitoring technologies.

- The greatest increases in penetration over the last two years have been in real-time video training and environmental monitoring technologies.

- The technologies with the greatest increases in penetration over the next two years are UAVs/drones and remote control equipment/machine automation with 40% and 39% respectively.

- UAVs/drones currently have the lowest penetration of the technologies examined with only 17% of mines having invested to date however a significant increase is expected over the next two years.

- The commodity sector expected to have the greatest increase in technology penetration over the next 2 years is the precious metals sector whilst India offers the best opportunities for vendors as does the largest company segment with revenues greater than US$10 billion.

- Surpac is by far the most used software nominated by 29% of the mines. This was followed by Minex with 15% and MineScape with 10%.
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Canada Strategic Metals: Dwayne Melrose Appointed as Director
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Canada Strategic Metals Inc. ("Strategic Metals" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CJC)(FRANKFURT:YXEN)(OTCBB:CJCFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dwayne Melrose as Director of the Corporation.
Skeena Releases Drill Results From Spectrum & Commences Drilling at Snip
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Email: tperri@skeenaresources.com

Suite 650, 1021 West Hastings Street
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Tel: (604) 684-8725
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PolyMet Submits Air Quality Permit Application to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM) (NYSE MKT:PLM) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Poly Met Mining, Inc. (together "PolyMet" or the "Company") submitted its air quality permit application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, marking another step forward for the NorthMet Project.
Focus Graphite Releases Channel Sampling Results from Lac Tetepisca Nord Project, Quebec: 67.2 m(1) Channel Section Grading 6.75% Cg(2)
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Focus Graphite Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FMS)(OTCQX:FCSMF)(FRANKFURT:FKC) ("Focus" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of a trenching program conducted in 2014 at its wholly owned Lac Tétépisca Nord graphite project ("the Project") located southwest of the Manicouagan reservoir in the Côte-Nord administrative region of north-eastern Québec. Although the trenching and channel sampling work was carried out in 2014, the samples were only prepared and assayed in the spring of 2016, as the completion of the Lac Knife mineral project feasibility study was the Company's main priority at that time.
Revelo Grants Incentive Stock Options
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Revelo Resources Corp. ("Revelo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RVL) announces that pursuant to the Company's stock option plan, 3,435,000 incentive stock options exercisable at $0.15 per share for a period of three years have been granted to directors, officers, employees, management company employees, and consultants of the Company.
Steelworkers Host World's Top Mine Rescue Specialists
SUDBURY,ON, Aug. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) will host an appreciation dinner Thursday for mine rescue workers from around the world, becoming the first trade union sponsor of the International Mines Rescue Competition.
Radisson Intersects 16.15 g/t Gold Over 3.0 m in Lateral Extension of Current Mineral Resource of the O'Brien Gold Project
ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) -
Angel Gold Secures Application for the Southerly Continuation of Iguanacito Silver-Gold Prospect
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Angel Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ANG) ("Angel" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that as of August 8, 2016, an application was made for newly available ground on trend with the southerly continuation of Angel's Iguanacito silver-gold prospect. The application was successfully made without any known competition from applications by other parties having been submitted.
Edgewater Announces Private Placement and Share Consolidation
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Edgewater Exploration Ltd. ("Edgewater" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EDW) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement financing of 20,000,000 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.025 per Unit to raise gross proceeds of $500,000 (the "Private Placement").
Galantas Reports Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Galantas Gold Corporation (the 'Company') (TSX VENTURE:GAL)(AIM:GAL) is pleased to announce its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016.
Drilling Commences at Medgold's Boticas Gold Project, Portugal
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Medgold Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MED) (the "Company" or "Medgold") is pleased to announce that drilling has started at the Boticas Gold Project in Portugal. Medgold is planning a 15 hole 2,500m diamond drilling program, targeting a medium-grade sheeted vein system. The first drill hole is designed to test grade continuity below a contiguous Medgold channel-chip result of 3.98 g/t Au over 14.10m.
IDM Mining Discovers High Grade Zone at Lost Valley; 33 Meter Long Trench Averages 18.7 g/t Au and 61.4 g/t Ag Over 0.84 Meters
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:IDM) ("IDM" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that surface trenching has discovered a strongly mineralized structure at its Red Mountain Gold Project ("Red Mountain" or the "Property"). Named the Anda'adala'a Lo'op zone (Nisga'a Nation language for "money rock"), this structure is part of a series of stacked, high-grade structures overprinting vertical sets of porphyry-style quartz-sulphide veins.
Pacific Ridge Announces Acquisition of Nevada Gold-Silver Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Pacific Ridge Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PEX) ("Pacific Ridge" or the "Company") reports that it has acquired an option to earn a 100% interest in the Poker Brown gold-silver project, Nevada. Poker Brown is road accessible and located 190 km from Reno, in Pershing County, Nevada. The target is a large, bulk tonnage, heap leachable gold deposit. Numerous gold mines and advanced projects are located within an 80 km radius of the property, including Hycroft, Rosebud, Florida Canyon (12 km east of Poker Brown, recently acquired by Rye Patch Gold Corp.), Standard, Rochester, Relief Canyon, Majuba Hill, Wilco and Trinidad.
Nevada Exploration Inc. Establishes Geologic Context for Gold in Groundwater at the South Grass Valley Project and Stakes Additional Claims
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Nevada Exploration Inc. ("NGE" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NGE)(OTCQX:NVDEF) is pleased to announce that it has completed mapping, range front sampling and geophysical data reduction on its wholly-owned South Grass Valley Project establishing a favorable geologic context for its previously announced gold in groundwater chemistry anomaly and has added another 232 new claims covering 19.4 km2 (7.5 mi2) to its South Grass Valley land position. With the addition of these new claims to its current land holdings, NGE now controls 22.1 km2 (8.5 mi2) at the Project.
Plato Gold Reports on Second Quarter Results
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Plato Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:PGC) ("Plato" or the "Company"), an exploration company with a portfolio of properties in significant gold mining camps in Santa Cruz, Argentina and Northern Ontario is pleased to report the six and three months financial results for fiscal 2016 and 2015, as summarized below:
Noront Resources Completes MacDonald Mines Acquisition and Provides Exploration Update
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 24, 2016) - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NOT) is pleased to confirm the closing of the previously announced MacDonald Mines property acquisition, and provide an update about its ongoing exploration program.
Avnel Appoints VP Corporate Development and Investor Relations
ST. PETER PORT, GUERNSEY--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Avnel Gold Mining Limited ("Avnel" or the "Company") (TSX:AVK) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Ian McDonald as Vice President Corporate Development and Investor Relations.
Mountain Boy Minerals Ltd. - Surface Sampling on the Surprise Creek Claims Indicates Large Silver-Zinc-Lead Zone
Trading Symbol: TSX -MTB
Bellhaven Announces Paul Zweng as CEO and Chairman of the Board
Miliagros "Millie" Paredes Appointed COO in Addition to her Current Role as President
Probe Metals and SOQUEM Drill 17.5 g/t Au Over 1 Metre Along the Lower Detour Gold Trend and Commence Drilling on Phase II Program
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - Probe Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PRB) ("Probe" or the "Company"), in partnership with SOQUEM Inc. ("SOQUEM"), is pleased to announce the discovery of a new gold zone along the Lower Detour Gold Trend (LDGT) on its Detour Quebec project (the "Project") under option by SOQUEM. The new zone, grading 5.3 g/t Au over 3.4 metres, including 17.5 g/t Au over 1-metre, was identified in hole MA-16-05 and is located 12 kilometres east of Detour Gold Corp's Zone 58N high grade discovery (see Figure 1). The Company has now mobilized two drills for a second phase of drilling to follow up on previous results as well as testing new, additional targets identified in the 2015 and 2016 geophysical survey.
Fission Hits >9000 cps 30m West of R840W; Drills New Area Beneath Triple R
KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - FISSION URANIUM CORP. (TSX:FCU)(OTCQX:FCUUF)(FRANKFURT:2FU) ("Fission" or "the Company") is pleased to announce results from the summer drill program for the final 11 exploration drill holes (7 core holes and 4 Reverse Circulation (RC) holes) at its PLS property, host to the Triple R deposit, in Canada's Athabasca Basin region. Three results are of particular importance:
Korab Resources Limited (ASX:KOR) Zinc, Lead and Silver at Rum Jungle
Korab Resources Limited ("Korab", or "Company") (ASX:KOR) is pleased to report that it has been advised by third party that historical drilling indicates presence of high grade zinc, lead and silver mineralisation within Korab's exploration ground near Batchelor town in the Rum Jungle mineral field.
New Talisman Gold Mines Limited (NZE:NTL) Board Appointments
The Board of New Talisman Gold Mines Limited (NZE:NTL)(ASX:NTL) is pleased to announce the appointment of 2 new Directors to the board effective immediately, Mr Charbel Nader as an Independent Director and Deputy Chairman and Mr Tony Haworth as an Independent Director.
Crusader Resources Limited (ASX:CAS) Juruena's Second Prospect Delivers Bonanza Gold Grades
Brazil-focused, resource development company Crusader Resources (ASX:CAS) ("Crusader" or "the Company") is pleased to announce bonanza gold results from the resource-infill and expansion drilling program at the Dona Maria prospect at its 100% owned high-grade Juruena Gold Project.
Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) High Grade Intercepts at Golden Age
Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) ("Blackham") is pleased to announce the latest results received from underground drilling at the free milling, quartz vein hosted Golden Age deposit with numerous high grade results returned between and along strike from historical stopes including:
Alianza Minerals Retains Yanac Copper Property and Announces Board Change
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 23, 2016) - Alianza Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ANZ) ("Alianza" or the "Company") announces that partner, 50 King Capital ("50 King") has informed the Company that it will not pursue its option to earn an additional 20 percent interest (for a total of 70 percent) in the Yanac Copper Property, located in the Ica Department of southern Peru. Under the terms of the Yanac agreement, 50 King will relinquish its 50% interest in the property in return for a 0.5% Net Smelter Royalty.
Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Presentation Mining 2016 Brisbane
Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) are pleased to provide the latest Presentation at the Mining 2016 Conference including an update on the Company's projects.
Alto Metals Ltd (ASX:AME) Sandstone Exploration Update
Alto Metals Ltd (ASX:AME) are pleased to provide an exploration update on the Company's Sandstone Gold Project in Western Australia.
Alto Metals Ltd (ASX:AME) Sandstone Presentation Mining 2016
Alto Metals Ltd (ASX:AME) are pleased to provide the latest Company Presentation at Mining 2016 regarding the Sandstone Gold Project titled "Gateway to Gold".
Eastmain Announces New Hires to Exploration Team and Exploration Program Update
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 23, 2016) - Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) ("Eastmain" or the "Company") today announces the appointment of Carl Corriveau, P.Geo, SEG, and Michel Leblanc (Géo) as Exploration Manager and Clearwater Senior Project Geoscientist, respectively. At the Clearwater Project, the three rig drill program is beginning this week. Meanwhile, at Eastmain Mine, two drills will be mobilized and ready to begin drilling in mid-September. Both the Clearwater and Eastmain Mine projects are located in the highly prospective James Bay gold district in northern Quebec.
Rogue Announces AGM Timing & Effective Date of Share Consolidation
Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) ("Rogue" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") will be held October 24, 2016, with the specific location still to be confirmed. The Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on September 9, 2016 as the record date for determination of the shareholders entitled to notice of and to vote at the AGM.
TomaGold Announces First Closing of Convertible Debenture Financing and Stock Options
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 23, 2016) - TomaGold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LOT) ("TomaGold" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the first closing of a convertible secured debenture (the "Debenture") in the amount of $300,000 of a total of $2,000,000 (the "Offering"). The Debenture will bear interest at an annual rate of 10% and will have a maturity date of 24 months from the date of issue.
Gem International Provides Updates on the Dala Project, Lunda Sul, Angola
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 23, 2016) - Gem International Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GI) reports that its operating partner Global Gems International ("GGI") has started the initial work program to begin evaluation and production of diamonds from high priority areas highlighted as favorable for hosting alluvial diamond deposits on the 3,000 sq. km. Dala alluvial mining license in Lunda Sul Province, Angola.
Tarku Renegotiates Terms for Tarku (Virgin River) Property, Saskatchewan
CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 23, 2016) - Tarku Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:TKU) (the "Company" or "Tarku") announces that it has amended the option agreement (the "Agreement") with Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. concerning the Tarku property (the "Property"), located in the province in Saskatchewan. Under the terms of the amendment, Tarku will acquire a 100% interest in the property and is not required to make further cash payments or complete work commitments. The Company also announces that it is renaming the project "Virgin River."
Erdene Provides Update on Gold Projects in Mongolia
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 23, 2016) - Erdene Resource Development Corp. (TSX:ERD) ("Erdene" or "Company"), is pleased to provide an update on its 100%-owned Bayan Khundii Gold Project ("Bayan Khundii") and Altan Nar Gold-Polymetallic Project ("Altan Nar"). In advance of the resumption of drilling in September 2016, the Company has been carrying out extensive technical studies on the styles and controls of gold mineralization at both Bayan Khundii and Altan Nar, as well as various studies and projects related to the anticipated development of the district.
Atrenne Improves EMI Integrity and Air Flow with Industry Leading MicroVent Fan Guards
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrenne Integrated Solutions is proud to introduce its new MicroVent® Fan Guard product line, which is the latest application of MicroVent, an exclusive technology that mitigates electromagnetic interference (EMI) while improving air flow at a reduced cost. Traditionally, OEMs had to reduce honeycomb apertures on fan guards, reducing air flow, in order to mitigate EMI. The sophisticated MicroVent technology process yields a hexagonal design with up to 80%+ open area for unobstructed air flow while still able to reduce RFI in systems utilizing high-speed serial interconnects.
Vena Resources Amends OMAY Joint Venture
TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Vena Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Vena") (NEX: VEM.H) announces that the Company's agreement with OMAY S.A., a private group of Peruvian investors ("OMAY") to advance the exploration and development of the Compin property (the "Property"). The Property consists of the 1,000 hectare OMAY 200 mining concession located in the Alto Chicama region of La Libertad Department in northern Peru, approximately 65 kilometres northeast of Trujillo (the "Property").
Experts Corner
Gold against Foreign Currencies Update
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
..Gold remains strong against foreign currencies and that often is a leading indicator for the sector at large...
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In a bull market corrections can end quickly. One minute you are projecting another 5-10% downside and the next, the market has left lower prices in the dust. A negative reaction to the Federal Reserve statement could have caused lower prices but instead Gold and gold...
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Interview at Sprott Symposium
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Gold Demand Remains Stable During Sector Weakness
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Can Nevada #Lithium Juniors Obtain Water Rights?
by Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA http://EpsteinResearch.com epstein.peter4@gmail.com
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Eurasian Raging -- The Calandra Report (Tuesday July 12, Wednesday July 13, 2016)
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Monarques Gold of Quebec received a lift after Rob McEwen and a second investor, Greg Chamandy, raised their stakes to a combined 27 percent. We discussed the Abitibi Gold Belt company briefly in a discussion with Mr. McEwen of McEwen Mining. As noted in TCR earlier in the week. MQR for Monarques ticker Canada | MUX for McEwen Mining USA, Canada ticker
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The Upside Potential in Junior Gold Stocks
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
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Video: Gold Investment Demand & Gold Price in Foreign Currencies
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Jason Zweig: Still Wrong on Gold
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Interview with Rick Rule: The Sprott Natural Resource Symposium
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Greg Weldon Analyzes Gold, Silver, US$ & Fed Policy
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