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Dave Moylan, Dataram's (NASDAQ:DRAM) Chairman and CEO and Ed Karr, CEO of US Gold and Director of Dataram Discuss US Gold Corp. Great Gold Exploration Potential in Nevada
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Dataram (NASDAQ:DRAM) is a leading independent manufacturer of computer memory products and technology oriented performance solutions. Recently, to diversify their operations and enhance shareholder value, the Company decided to acquire US Gold Corp. along with the advanced stage Copper King gold exploration project that has a 43-101 technical report, and a PEA done in 2012. Dataram is in the process of updating the PEA with the new gold, copper and energy prices, by the end of the summer. According to Ed Karr, CEO of US Gold and director of Dataram, the project is very viable and robust, with real economic potential. It has about 926,000 ounces of measured indicated gold, 174,000 ounces of inferred gold plus additional 223 million measured and 62.5 million indicated pounds of copper. In addition, the mineralization extends both North and South, holding upside potential for additional exploration discoveries. The company's VP of Exploration is Dave Mathewson, the world-class geologist, who is credited with discovering Nevada's Rain mining district. He brought with him another exciting project called the Keystone property that has potential to become the next great gold discovery in Nevada. We learned from Mr. Karr, US Gold's business model is to buy good high potential exploration properties, advance them towards production, and then ultimately do a deal.
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Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX: COB): World Class Pure Cobalt Play; Interview with Joe Kaderavek, CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited (ASX:COB) is a pure-play, cobalt-explorer/developer, incorporated on the 26th of August 2016 for the express purpose of developing the Thackaringa Cobalt Project in New South Wales, Australia, with the goal of achieving commercial production of cobalt. We interviewed Joe Kaderavek, CEO of Cobalt Blue Holdings, and learned the company has approximately $9.5 million cash in the bank and an accelerated timeframe to deliver a bankable feasibility study by mid-2019. Thackaringa is a rare case of a world class cobalt project located next to a major city, with strong infrastructure that will substantially lower operating costs. Plans for 2017 include upgrading the resource to 100 million tons and delivering a Scoping Study. Strong cobalt demand, driven by lithium ion batteries, coupled with an increasingly fragile supply chain, dependent upon production from the Democratic Republic of Congo, creates a positive future.
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Triumph Gold Corp (TSX-V: TIG): Advancing the District Scale Freegold Mountain Project in Yukon with Support from Goldcorp; Interview with John Anderson, Chairman
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Triumph Gold Corp. (formerly Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.) (TSX-V: TIG) is a growth-oriented, Canadian-based, precious metals exploration and development company, currently advancing the district scale Freegold Mountain project in Yukon. We learned from John Anderson, chairman of Triumph Gold, the key features of this 200 square kilometers large property are the three near-surface deposits identified by 43-101 reports. They are over three million ounces and another three million ounces in gold equivalent on one of the deposits. It is the only Yukon property that is right off the Alaskan Highway, with a government-maintained road going right through it. With Goldcorp as a 20% partner, committed to help grow the resource on the Freegold Mountain project, Mr. Anderson believes Triumph Gold has the best leverage in the marketplace.
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Revitalized Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. (TSX: WG, OTC-QX: WGPLF): Potential to be a Large, Low-Cost Open Pit Producer of Platinum, Palladium, Nickel, Gold, Copper and Cobalt; Diane Garrett, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. (TSX: WG, OTC-QX: WGPLF) is a Canadian mining exploration and development company, focused on its 100% owned Wellgreen platinum group metal (PGM) and nickel project, located in the Yukon Territory, Canada. Based on 2015 PEA, the Wellgreen PGM and nickel project has the potential to become a large, low cost, open-pit producer of platinum, palladium, gold, nickel and copper. We learned from Diane Garrett, President and CEO of Wellgreen Platinum, the project is predominantly nickel, but also has a very large PGM component. The company is currently in the process of updating the geologic model and the resource and is working towards the pre-feasibility stage. Plans for 2017 include a new 43-101 resource update, which should come out in the third quarter of this year. The Wellgreen property is accessible from the paved Alaska Highway, which leads to year-round deep sea ports in southern Alaska.
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Azarga Uranium Corp. (TSX: AZZ): A Uranium Developer Progressing the High Grade Dewey Burdock ISR Uranium Project in South Dakota; Interview with Blake Steele, President and CFO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Azarga Uranium Corp. (TSX:AZZ) is a mineral development company that controls six uranium projects, deposits and prospects in the United States of America (South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado) and the Kyrgyz Republic. We learned from Blake Steele, President and CFO of Azarga, that their flagship project, the high-grade, in-situ recovery, Dewey Burdock Uranium Project in South Dakota, recently received its draft class III and class V underground injection control permits (UIC) from the Environmental Protection Agency, moving the project closer to production. According to Mr. Steele, the initial capital expenditure of US$27 million makes Dewey Burdock "sector leading", among projects of this size. It also has lowest quartile life of mine uranium C1 cash costs. Plans for 2017 include finalizing regulatory permit approvals, while at the same time focusing on other business initiatives such as financing and off-take partners.
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Interview with Laura Evans, Director of Advancement at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa
by Al Alper, Jr. President of Metals News


We learned from Laura Evans, Director of Advancement at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, the museum was born out of the Geological Survey of Canada. The deepest roots of the museum date back to the geological exploration of Canada. For over 150 years, they've been exploring the natural world, which often yields all kinds of interesting rocks, minerals, and gems, so there are lots of ties between the two worlds. They are working on an interesting project right now hoping to repatriate the Foxfire Diamond back to Canada, and offer it a permanent home at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
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Interview with Mitch Krebs, President and CEO of Coeur Mining Inc.: Generating Strong Cash Flow and Poised for Long-term Success
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE: CDE) is the largest U.S.-based silver producer and a significant gold producer employing approximately 2,000 people with five wholly owned precious metals mines in the Americas: the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota, and the San Bartolomé silver mine in Bolivia. We learned from Mitch Krebs, who is President and CEO of Coeur Mining that this year they expect to produce somewhere around 17 million ounces of silver and about 375,000 ounces of gold. According to Mr. Krebs, over the last three years the company managed to lower their all-in sustaining cost by about 25-30%, more than doubled their adjusted EBITDA margins and, with the help of the resulting cash flow, significantly reduced their debt. Coeur Mining is an attractive well-diversified and growing producer that runs in a very responsible, ethical way.
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Cartier Resources Inc. (TSX-V: ECR}: Discovery in the Prolific Abitibi Gold Belt in Quebec, Sponsored by Agnico Eagle: Interview with Philippe Cloutier, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Cartier Resources Inc. (TSX-V: ECR) is an exploration company focused exclusively on discovery in the prolific Abitibi Gold Belt in Quebec. We learned from Philippe Cloutier, who is president and CEO of Cartier Resources, that around 2011-2012 they adopted a new corporate strategy that was to identify and acquire projects of merit that had historic resource estimates, or ounces in the ground. Today in early 2017, they have attracted the sponsorship of a major mining company Agnico Eagle, who invested $4.5 million in December of 2016 to own just under 20%. Currently, the company launched a 50-thousand-meter drilling program targeted directly beneath the established showings and high-grade resources on four projects: their flagship Chimo Mine project, the Benoit project, the Wilson project, and the Fenton project. With nine million dollars in the bank, an experienced team and proven exploration strategy, Cartier Resources is ready to conduct a very dynamic and aggressive exploration program on some really high profile projects.
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Integra Gold Corp. (TSX-V: ICG; OTCQX: ICGQF): New PEA Indicates a 135,000 Ounce Per Year High Margin Project; Discussion with Chris Gordon
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Integra Gold Corp. (TSX-V: ICG; OTCQX: ICGQF) is a junior gold exploration company, advancing the Lamaque project in Val-d’Or, Québec, one of the top mining jurisdictions in the world. We learned from Chris Gordon that Integra is a company that's exploring aggressively, at the same time, also advancing their project and moving forward with a potential production decision to be made by the second half of 2018. The new PEA shows they will be able to build a 135,000 ounce-per-year high margin project for a relatively low price tag, which is extremely rare in the industry. Also, the mine life was extended from five years to ten and a half years. Plans for 2017 include updating the resource estimate, commencing underground exploration, and reviewing the results of bulk sampling while drilling the Lamaque Deep target.
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Anaconda Mining Inc. (TSX: ANX): Growth-Oriented, Gold Mining and Exploration Company in Newfoundland, Expanding to Greater Atlantic Canada; Interview with Dustin Angelo, President and CEO
by Allen Alper, Jr., President of Metals News


Anaconda Mining Inc. (TSX: ANX) is a growth-oriented, gold mining and exploration company, with a producing project called the Point Rousse Project and three exploration/development projects called the Viking and Great Northern Projects and the Tilt Cove Property in Newfoundland. We learned from Dustin Angelo, who is the President and CEO of Anaconda Mining, they are most excited about the acquisition of the Goldboro Property in Nova Scotia, which they hope to bring into production quickly by leveraging their existing infrastructure at the producing Point Rousse Project. The company has been producing around 16,000 gold ounces a year generating around $20 - $25 million Canadian in annual revenue. Bringing Goldboro into production, should significantly increase their production profile over the next couple years.
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Levon Resources Ltd. (TSX: LVN; OTCQX: LVNVF): Indicated Resources of 488.5 M oz of Silver, 9.0 B lbs. of Zinc, 4.7 B lbs. of Lead, and 1.37 M oz of Gold; Interview with Ron Tremblay
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Levon Resources Ltd. (TSX: LVN; OTCQX: LVNVF) is a well-funded gold and precious metals company, exploring one of the world's largest silver resources at the company's 100%-owned, bulk tonnage, Cordero Project in northwest Mexico. Cordero hosts a world class Silver, Zinc, Lead, and Gold resource, with indicated resources of 488.5 million ounces of Silver, 9.0 billion pounds of Zinc, 4.7 billion pounds of Lead, and 1.37 million ounces of Gold. We learned from Ron Tremblay, President & CEO of Levon Resources, they have a fantastic huge open-pit project and are expecting to complete PEA this fall, which should show some very good economics on the project, with silver price on the upturn. According to Mr. Tremblay, for anybody that likes silver and zinc, they have a world class project in a great area of Mexico.
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Ely Gold & Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: ELY, OTC: ELYGF): A Project Developer, Royalty Generator and Exploration Company, Focused Primarily in Nevada; Interview with Trey Wasser, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We learned from Trey Wasser, who is President and CEO of Ely Gold & Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: ELY, OTC: ELYGF) that they are a project developer, focused primarily in Nevada with a portfolio of about 20 consolidated properties. Ely Gold is focused on developing recurring cash flow streams, through the acquisition, consolidation, enhancement, and resale of highly prospective, un-encumbered North American precious metals properties. Ely Gold’s property development efforts maximize each property’s potential for third party acquisition, while reserving significant royalty interests. Plans for 2017 include more property deals with the goal of 2 million dollars in revenue from these deals.
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African Queen Mines Ltd. (TSX.V: AQ, Frankfurt: QM0.F): Advancing their Flagship Yellowjacket Gold Project in the Atlin Area, British Columbia, Interview with Irwin Olian, President & CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


African Queen Mines Ltd. (TSX.V: AQ, Frankfurt: QM0.F) is advancing their flagship Yellowjacket gold project that covers an aggregate of approximately 291.54 sq. km in Atlin area, British Columbia and has a fully permitted past producing mine. We learned from Irwin Olian, CEO of African Queen Mines, how they bought the property in 2015 for a very favorable price, which gives them tremendous upside as they manage to consolidate a very large exploratory portfolio and develop the geological model that gives them an idea of the potential gold deposits in the region. Mr. Olian expects a big work season in 2017. He is very proud of his terrific team that he feels is second to none from a geological standpoint.
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Richard Kern, President and CEO of Iconic Minerals Ltd. (TSX‑V: ICM; OTC: BVTEF; FSE: YQGB): Acquiring and Exploring Precious Metal and Lithium Projects Primarily in Nevada, USA
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Iconic Minerals Ltd. (TSX‑V: ICM; OTC: BVTEF; FSE: YQGB) is an exploration company focused on acquiring and exploring precious metal and Lithium projects in North America, primarily in Nevada, USA. We learned from Richard Kern, President and CEO of Iconic Minerals, they have accumulated very significant gold as well as lithium projects. The Bonnie Claire Sarcobatus Valley lithium property, located about 60 kilometers south of Clayton Valley, encompasses 1,155 claims covering over 35 square miles and can have recoveries as high as 98%. Their gold exploration portfolio includes the Hercules property in the Como mining district, 17 kms from the famous Comstock Lode mine, the New Pass property in the New Pass mining district, and the Squaw Creek property located in the northern area of the Carlin Trend.
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EXPLOR Resources Inc…TSX-V: EXS; OTCQB: EXSFF; FSE & BE: E1H1…Focused on Exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Ontario and Quebec; Interview with Chris Dupont, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


EXPLOR Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EXS, OTCQB: EXSFF, FSE & BE: E1H1) www.explorresources.com, is a gold and base metals exploration company, with mineral holdings in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, Canada. We learned from Chris Dupont, President and CEO of EXPLOR, that the Company is currently exploring base metal targets on two of their extensive property holdings immediately north of the prolific Glencore Kidd base metals mine in Timmins, Ontario. They are also focused on further exploration at their Timmins Porcupine West Gold resource, their Ogden Gold Property, the PG-101 Gold property, the Chester Copper resource and the Duparquet (East Bay) Gold property block. The company plans to execute aggressive exploration programs on all of these very promising prospects during 2017.
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Murchison Minerals Ltd (CSE: MUR): Advancing High-Grade Zinc Project; Interview with Kent Pearson, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Murchison Minerals Ltd. (CSE: MUR), a Canadian based exploration company with a diversified portfolio of properties, including the Brabant-McKenzie Zinc-Copper deposit in north-central Saskatchewan and the HPM Nickel/Copper/Cobalt project in Quebec. Murchison also holds gold claims in the Pickle Lake area of northwestern Ontario. We learned from Kent Pearson, President and CEO of Murchison Minerals, they are currently active at the Brabant-McKenzie project and recently completed a 5,600 metre drilling program on the current deposit. They also completed a followup geophysics program on recently identified targets. The goal of the drilling was to test the extent of the deposit and add tonnage. They expect to see the results by late April-early May. Mr. Pearson believes there is substantially more upside on this project than the market realizes.
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Nevada Zinc Corporation (TSX‐V: NZN): One of the Few High-Grade Open-Pit Zinc Projects in the World and a Yukon Gold Portfolio, Interviewed Bruce Durham, President and CEO of Nevada Zinc
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Nevada Zinc Corporation (TSX‐V: NZN) is a mineral exploration company with zinc and gold properties located in Nevada and Yukon, the world’s best regions for mining. The company's 100% owned Lone Mountain Zinc project in Nevada is a new discovery, with near-surface low-cost large-scale high-grade potential. We learned from Bruce Durham, who's President and CEO of Nevada Zinc, that Lone Mountain is one of the few high-grade open-pit zinc projects in the world. Plans for 2017 include more drilling in April-May that should result in the 43-101 resource estimate by the end of June. In addition to Zinc the company has several large gold properties in Yukon, one of which has camp scale potential, based on finding the source of the very large gold nuggets that placer miners have been finding in the locals creeks.
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Interview with Dr. Quinton Hennigh, President and CEO of Novo Resources Corp. (TSX-V: NVO; OTCQX: NSRPF): Goal to be in Gold Production in 2018
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Novo Resources Corp. (TSX-V: NVO; OTCQX: NSRPF) is focused on acquiring and exploring gold properties in Western Australia. We learned from Dr. Quinton Hennigh, President and CEO of Novo, they have been exploring for gold in the Pilbara region of North West Australia, and have discovered significant deposits. Currently, they are advancing one of them, the wholly owned Beatons Creek Paleoplacer Gold Project, towards production. Near term plans include; expanding the resource, completing the pre-feasibility study, with the goal of getting into production sometime in 2018, mining around 2,000-2,500 tons per day and generating about 50,000 gold ounces per year.
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Lake Resources N.L. (ASX: LKE): Among the Majors in the Lithium Triangle; Interview with Steve Promnitz, Managing Director
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Lake Resources N.L. (ASX: LKE) holds one of the largest lithium tenement packages in Argentina and is one of the emerging players in the lithium sector. Lake owns 100% of three key lithium brine projects strategically located in the Lithium Triangle alongside the majors: Olaroz/Cauchari, Paso and Kachi in the highly prospective Jujuy and Catamarca Provinces of Argentina. In addition, Lake owns one large package of lithium pegmatite properties, which were unappreciated sources of lithium in Argentina until recently. We learned from Steve Promnitz, managing director of Lake Resources, the company foresaw the interest in lithium prior to the significant rush by major companies and put its properties together as soon as the government changed in Argentina. We learned from Mr. Promnitz, they have been having discussions with potential off-take partners in China, Japan and Korea, and are currently developing all projects at the same time to collect sufficient data to demonstrate how these projects could be advanced in the next 12-18 months.
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Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSX.V: NEE): Low-Cost Open-Pit Heap Leach Gold-Silver Moss Mine in NW Arizona, USA; Ken Berry, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSX.V: NEE) is an exploration and mining company focused on the reactivation of its 100% owned, low-cost, open-pit, heap leach Moss Mine Gold-Silver Property located in the historic Oatman Mining district in NW Arizona, USA. Northern Vertex just announced, April 20th that it obtained the Final Permit for Commercial Mining at Moss Gold-Silver Project. We learned from Ken Berry, President and CEO of Northern Vertex Mining, they are now in the construction phase of pushing towards commercial production, in the fourth quarter of 2017, so it's exciting times. In a challenging market from 2011 to 2015, the company was able to raise funds to move this project forward and soon they will see cash flow.
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Interview with Mr. Rob McEwen, Chairman & Chief Owner, McEwen Mining Inc. (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. McEwen Mining's principal assets consist of; the San José Mine in Santa Cruz, Argentina (49% interest), the El Gallo Mine and El Gallo Silver project in Sinaloa, Mexico, the Gold Bar project in Nevada, USA, and the Los Azules copper project in San Juan, Argentina. Mr. Rob McEwen, Chairman & Chief Owner, owns 25% of the outstanding shares. Mr McEwen was the founder and former chairman and CEO of Goldcorp Inc., which is one of the world’s largest gold producers based on market capitalization. We learned from Mr. McEwen, that their treasury almost doubled over the year and they have an offer to buy a junior exploration company, with some advanced high-grade near-term exploration projects in Timmins, which is one of the biggest gold districts in the world. The company has no debt, is generating positive cash-flow, has not sold the upside, or given away a large part through selling a royalty or a metal stream. McEwen Mining is working towards qualifying for inclusion in the S&P 500.
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Premier Gold Mines Limited (TSX-PG): A Gold Producer with a High-Quality Pipeline of Precious Metals Projects in North America; Interview with Ewan Downie, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Premier Gold Mines Limited (TSX-PG) is a gold producer and respected exploration and development company, with a high-quality pipeline of precious metals projects in proven, accessible and safe mining jurisdictions in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. We learned from Ewan Downie, who is President and CEO of Premier Gold Mines that they have been producing for approximately six months. They operate two low-cost mines in North America, with solid production results surpassing production guidelines. According to Mr. Downie, Premier Gold is one of the highest margin producers in their sector and they can grow their future assets, without having to go to the market and issue shares. The company has never been in better shape than it is today.
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Dr. Jack Regan, Founder, CEO, and Chairman of LexaGene Inc. (OTCQB: LXXGF; TSX.V: LXG): Unprecedented Ease-of-Use, Sensitivity, and Breadth of Pathogen Detection
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


LexaGene Holdings, Inc. (TSX.V: LXG, OTCQB: LXXGF) is a biotechnology company developing a fully automated rapid pathogen detection system for use at the site of sample collection, which offers unprecedented ease-of use, sensitivity, and breadth of pathogen detection. We spoke with Dr. Jack Regan, founder, CEO and Chairman of LexaGene, who also happens to be the scientist that invented the LexaGene’s patented microfluidic system. We learned from Dr. Regan that they are currently in the early stages of product development and expect to have their alpha prototype built and ready to show by November 2017.
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Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL): Leading Low-Cost U.S. Silver Producer with Operating Mines in Alaska, Idaho and Mexico, and a Growing Gold Producer; Interview with Mike Westerlund, VP of Investor Relations
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska, Idaho and Mexico, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. Hecla also has exploration and pre-development properties in seven world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. We learned from Mike Westerlund, VP of Investor Relations for Hecla Mining, that 2016 was the record year for the company for revenue and silver production. The reason for that, according to Mr. Westerlund, is the strategy of investing in organic growth, even during tough times, that led to the opening of the new very profitable mine in Mexico, record production and excellent financial performance.
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Redstar Gold Corp. (TSX.V: RGC, OTCQB: RGCTF, FRA: RGG): Advancing One of the Highest-Grade Gold Projects in Americas; Interview with Peter A. Ball, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Redstar Gold Corp. (TSX.V: RGC, OTCQB: RGCTF, FRA: RGG) is a well-financed Vancouver based junior exploration company, focused on high-grade gold exploration in North America. In Alaska, the Company is exploring the high-grade 100% owned Unga Gold Project. We learned from Peter A. Ball, who is President and CEO of Redstar Gold Corp. that the company is ~ 60% owned by a number of well-known, knowledgeable investors including; Jacques Vaillancourt, the Executive Chairman and the major shareholder, along with Eric Sprott and several other institutional investors. Redstar Gold controls a 240 square kilometers district in Alaska, where conditions allow operating all year round on the 55th degree latitude location, with nearby one mile long paved airstrip, deep sea port facilities, and by-weekly barge schedules from Seattle. The new exploration program is commencing the end of March, early April this year. According to Mr. Ball, the company has 6 million dollars in the bank and zero debt.
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Leigh Curyer, CEO of NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX: NXE, OTCQX: NXGEF): The Largest Undeveloped Uranium Deposit in Canada with a Very High Grade Core of 164.9M Lbs Grading 18.84% U3O8.
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX: NXE, OTCQX:NXGEF) is a British Columbia company with a portfolio of highly prospective uranium exploration assets in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. The company is currently focused on the Arrow Deposit hosting an Indicated mineral resource of 179.5 M lbs U3O8 contained in 1.18 M tonnes grading 6.88% U3O8 and a very high grade core of 164.9 million pounds at 18.84% U3O8 contained within 0.40 M tonnes with an additional 122.1 M lbs U3O8 at 1.30% U3O8 contained within 4.25 M tonnes in the Inferred mineral resource category. We learned from Leigh Curyer, CEO and Director of NexGen, that 2016 was an exciting year for the company, with the largest drilling program in Canada for a uranium project of just under 100,000 meter but that 2017 should be even better. Plans for this year include aggressive drilling, engineering and environmental studies. According to Mr. Curyer, even though Arrow is the largest undeveloped deposit in Canada, they are still in the very early stages of understanding the true scale of the deposit.
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Copper Mountain Mining (TSX: CUM), Successfully Increases Efficiency and Lowers Operating Costs at Copper Mountain in Canada
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Copper Mountain Mining (TSX: CUM), located in Canada, is doing an excellent job increasing their efficiency and decreasing their costs. With the addition of the world’s largest cone crusher (housed in the 12 story building on the left), they are well positioned to be very profitable as copper prices recover.
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RJK Explorations Ltd. (TSXV: RJX.A): Gold, Silver and Base Metals Exploration Company, Located in Ontario and British Columbia; Interview with Glenn Kasner, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


RJK Explorations Ltd. (TSXV: RJX.A) is a Canadian mineral exploration company, with a solid focus on gold, having properties located in Ontario and British Columbia. RJK’s advanced Maude Lake Gold property, in Ontario has had over $11 million worth of exploration expenditures, including over 49,000 metres of drilling, pre-stripping for an open-pit, and underground development, utilizing a decline ramp to the 140 metre level. In 2017, RJK intends to increase the non NI43-101 compliant historical gold resource and explore both the open pit and underground production potential. We learned from Glenn Kasner, who is President and CEO of RJK Exploration, that the recent drilling program yielded some high-grade results.
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Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG): A Leading Gold Producer; Interview with Todd White, COO
by Allen Alper, Jr., President of Metals News


Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) is a leading gold producer, focused on responsible mining practices and delivering long-term value with safe, low-cost production from a high-quality portfolio of mines throughout the Americas. We learned from Todd White, the COO of Goldcorp, the company set up a very exciting "20/20/20" strategy over the next five-year period: to achieve 20% growth in production, 20% increase in reserves, and a 20% reduction in cost. Goldcorp actively invests in innovation to improve safety and reduce costs as well as their environmental footprint. In the current environment, where we see the trajectory of gold on the uptick, Goldcorp is well positioned in the senior gold market.
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Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI, TSX: SSO): A Canadian-Based Precious Metals Producer, with Three Wholly-Owned and Operated Low-Cost Mines; Interview with W. John DeCooman Jr., Vice President, Business Development and Strategy
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI, TSX: SSO) is a Canadian-based precious metals producer, with three wholly-owned and operated low-cost mines, including the Marigold gold mine in Nevada, U.S., the Seabee Gold Operation in Saskatchewan, Canada and the Pirquitas silver mine in Jujuy Province, Argentina. We learned from W. John DeCooman, Jr., Vice President, Business Development and Strategy of Silver Standard, that they are an approximately $1.5 billion US market cap company and in 2016 they produced nearly 400,000 gold equivalent ounces at cash costs below $700 per ounce, generating over $170 million of operating cash flow, over $115 million of which they put on their balance sheet. According to Mr. DeCooman, Silver Standard's combination of a very seasoned, deep team of experts, quality assets, and capital provides internal growth and M&A opportunities with very attractive downside protection and liquidity should the markets get difficult.
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Ardiden Ltd (ASX:ADV) Thick High-Grade Lithium Hits at Seymour Lake
Diversified minerals explorer and developer Ardiden Limited (ASX:ADV) is pleased to advise that it has received highly encouraging initial assay results from the first four diamond drill holes of the ongoing Phase 2 resource delineation diamond drilling program at the majority-owned Seymour Lake Lithium Project in Ontario.
Catalyst Metals Ltd (ASX:CYL) Corporate Presentation
Catalyst Metals Ltd (ASX:CYL) is pleased to provide the Company's latest Corporate presentation.
Graphitecorp Limited (ASX:GRA) Acquisition of 100% of Novonix
Graphitecorp Limited (ASX:GRA) ("Graphitecorp" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that, further to its acquisition of two-thirds of NOVONIX announced on 2 March 2017, the Company has negotiated and executed a binding agreement to acquire the remaining one-third of NOVONIX.
Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) Principal Geologist Appointed
Cardinal Resources Limited (ASX:CDV) (OTCMKTS:CRDNF) ("Cardinal" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its development team with the appointment of Mr Richard Bray as the Company's Perth based Principal Geologist.
Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Exceptional Wiluna Drilling Results
Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) (OTCMKTS:BKHRF) ("Blackham") is pleased to provide an update on Reserve Definition Drilling completed at the East and West lodes at the Matilda/Wiluna Gold Operation. Results of this drilling will provide the basis for a resource and reserve update in support of the Stage 2 expansion plans. The Preliminary Expansion Study (see ASX Announcement 8 May 2017) confirmed the ability to grow production beyond 200,000ozpa at the Matilda/Wiluna Gold Operation.
Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) Commonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA) Becomes Substantial Holder
Cardinal Resources Limited (ASX:CDV) (OTCMKTS:CRDNF) ("Cardinal" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) ("CBA") and its related bodies, which includes Colonial First State, has become a substantial shareholder of Cardinal through on-market purchases.
Deep Yellow Limited (ASX:DYL) New Uranium Discovery Confirmed at Tumas 3, Namibia
Deep Yellow Limited (ASX:DYL) (OTCMKTS:DYLLF) (DYL) is pleased to report continued encouraging drilling results from the 10,000m drilling program currently underway on EPL3496, held by DYL's wholly-owned subsidiary Reptile Uranium Namibia (Pty) Ltd (RUN) (see Figure 1 in the link below).
Hastings Technology Metals Ltd (ASX:HAS) Successful Hydromet Piloting Completed - All Processing Flowsheets Tested
Hastings Technology Metals Limited (ASX:HAS)("Hastings" or "the Company") has successfully completed the crucial continuous Hydromet pilot plant operations for the Yangibana Rare Earths Project.
Carmeuse Lime (Canada) Limited's Friendly Offer to Acquire STT Enviro Corp. Extended to June 5, 2017
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - STT Enviro Corp. ("STT") (TSX VENTURE: STT) and Carmeuse Lime (Canada) Limited ("Carmeuse") are pleased to announce today that Carmeuse's offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of STT (the "Shares") for C$0.315 per Share by way of a take-over bid (the "Offer") has been accepted by holders of Shares representing approximately 91.9% of the total number of Shares outstanding. As such, the minimum tender requirement under applicable Canadian securities laws has been satisfied and all other conditions to the Offer have been satisfied.
Osisko Mining Inc. Files Early Warning Report in Respect of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) (the "Corporation") announces that it has filed an early warning report in respect of its holdings in Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. ("Barkerville"). On May 18, 2017, the Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary O3 Investments Inc., acquired beneficial ownership of, or control and direction over, 5,324,908 units of Barkerville (the "Units" or "Purchased Securities") by way of a non-brokered private placement with Barkerville (the "Private Placement"). Each Unit is comprised of one common share of Barkerville (each, a "Unit Share") and one-half of one common share purchase warrant of Barkerville (each whole warrant, a "Unit Warrant"), with each Unit Warrant entitling the Corporation to purchase one additional common share of Barkerville (each, a "Common Share") at a price of $1.30 per share for a period of 18 months following the closing date of the Private Placement.
Lithium Americas Announces New Annual General Meeting Date

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Lithium Americas Corp. ("Lithium Americas" or the "Company") (TSX:LAC)(OTCQX:LACDF) announces that pursuant to the Notice of Meeting and Record Date filed on SEDAR on May 15, 2017, the upcoming Annual General Meeting previously scheduled for June 26, 2017, will now be held on August 14, 2017.

About Lithium Americas

Lithium Americas, together with Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A ("SQM"), is developing Cauchari-Olaroz, located in Jujuy, Argentina, through its 50% interest in Minera Exar S.A. In addition, Lithium Americas owns 100% of the Lithium Nevada project (formerly Kings Valley project), and RheoMinerals Inc., a supplier of rheology modifiers for oil-based drilling fluids, coatings, and specialty chemicals.

Lithium Americas Corp.
Investor Relations
778-656-5820
ir@lithiumamericas.com
www.lithiumamericas.com
AK Steel's Coshocton Works Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance
WEST CHESTER, OH--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) -  AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) Coshocton (Ohio) Works has received a special award for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene. The award is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Coshocton County Safety Council and the Chamber of Commerce.
Cartier Resources Inc. Announces AGM Election Results
VAL-D'OR, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Cartier Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ECR) (the "Company") announces that at its annual general meeting held on May 19th, 2017 that the following people were elected as directors of the Company:
Mining Community Raises $1.15 Million for BC Children's Hospital at the 2017 Teck Celebrity Pie Throw
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Joanne Klein
Mining for Miracles Co-Chair
604-696-3047

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BC Children's Hospital Foundation
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Barrick 2016 Responsibility Report Now Available
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Liberty Silver Announces Option, Voting and Standstill Agreements
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Liberty Silver Corp. (CSE:LSL)(CSE:LSL.CN)(CNSX:LSL) ("Liberty" or the "Company") announced today that, in connection to the listing of its shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange, the management of the Company and its major shareholder have entered into a series of governance agreements designed to align the interests of the management and the major shareholder with those of the Company and all of its shareholders.
Liberty Silver Resumes Trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange and Announces Management Changes
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Liberty Silver Corp. (CSE:LSL)(CSE:LSL.CN)(CNSX:LSL) ("Liberty" or the "Company") announced today that it has commenced trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange this morning under the trading symbol 'LSL'.
Rio Tinto Insider Trade Report Filing in Relation to Turquoise Hill Resources and Mason Resources
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Rio Tinto plc has corrected an insider trade report inadvertently filed on its behalf in relation to Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. Rio Tinto did not acquire any additional shares of Turquoise Hill. The insider trade report was corrected to properly reflect the shares of Mason Resources Corp. that Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill received in connection with the plan of arrangement with Entree Resources Ltd (formerly Entree Gold Inc).
SouthGobi Resources announces appointment of non-executive director
HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX:SGQ)(HKSE:1878) ("SouthGobi" or the "Company") announces the appointment of Mr. Wen Yao ("Mr. Yao") as a non-executive director of the Company, with effect from May 18, 2017.
Endeavour Finalizes Agreement to Increase its Ity Mine Ownership to 80%
Duran Ventures Announces Proposed Shares for Debt Transaction
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Duran Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DRV)(LMA:DRV) ("Duran" or the "Company") announces that it intends to settle an aggregate of $96,063 of indebtedness (the "Debt") owed to certain arm's length and non-arm's length creditors through the issuance of an aggregate of 1,067,368 common shares at a deemed issuance price of $0.09 per common share (the "Transaction"), of which 631,888 common shares will be issued to a non-arm's length creditor. All common shares issued to settle the Debt will be subject to a hold period of four months and one day from the date of issuance. The Transaction is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval. Completion of the Transaction will allow the Company to improve its current working capital deficiency position.
Nevado will request shareholder approval for name change to AUQ Exploration Inc. at its Annual and Special meeting
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Nevado Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:VDO) ("Nevado" or the "Corporation") will hold its annual and special meeting of shareholders on June 15, 2017. The Corporation will request shareholder approval to proceed with the name change to AUQ Exploration Inc., with a concurrent change to its ticker symbol to AUQ.
Taku Gold Corp. Announces Closing of First Tranche of Financing
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Taku Gold Corp. (CSE:TAK)(CSE:TAK.CN)(CNSX:TAK) ("Taku" or the "Company") is pleased to report that it has closed the first tranche of the previously announced non-brokered private placement financing. An aggregate of 4,050,000 units ("Units") at a price of $0.10 per Unit were issued in the First Tranche for gross proceeds of $405,000.
Empire Industries Reports Order for US$ 120 million
"Our company has invested heavily in building our ride system engineering and manufacturing capacity and today's announcement proves that the investment is working," said Guy Nelson, CEO of Empire Industries. "Our strategy continues to focus on building the creative and technical resources to help select customers design and build the best attractions in the world. This strategy addresses a rapidly growing consumer market, demanding shared entertainment experiences that simply can't be experienced at home."
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Horizonte Minerals Sustainability Team Advances Towards Installation Licence Submission for Araguaia Nickel Project
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Horizonte Minerals Plc, (AIM:HZM)(TSX:HZM) ('Horizonte' or 'the Company') the nickel development company focussed in Brazil, is pleased to provide an update on the significant advancements the sustainability team has made towards the Installation Licence ('LI') submission for its 100% owned Araguaia Nickel Project ('Araguaia' or 'the Project') which is being developed as the next major nickel project in Brazil.
Impact Minerals Limited (ASX:IPT) Letter to Shareholders and Despatch of Prospectus
Further to its announcement on 11 May, 2017, Impact Minerals (Impact or the Company) (ASX:IPT) is pleased to invite all persons resident in Australia or New Zealand who were on the Company's register of Shareholders as at the Record Date, being 5.00pm on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 (Eligible Shareholders), to participate in a Share Purchase Plan (Share Purchase Plan or SPP) under the enclosed Prospectus.
Catalyst Metals Ltd (ASX:CYL) Prospectus Share Offer Opens
Catalyst Metals Limited (Catalyst or the Company) (ASX:CYL) lodged a prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on 5 May 2017 for a proposed capital raising of up to $1.5 million through the issue of 3 million ordinary fully paid shares at an issue price of 50 cents per share.
Paladin Energy Limited: 2017 Bondholder Consent Solicitation and TSX Listing Update
PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Paladin Energy Limited (Paladin or the Company) (ASX: PDN) (TSX: PDN) refers to its previous announcements regarding the 2017 Bondholder Consent Solicitation Memorandum on 26 April 2017 (the Launch Announcement) and 17 May 2017.
Catalyst Metals Ltd (ASX:CYL) Secures Victorian Government TARGET Co-Funding; Makes Tenement Application on Potential New Gold Belts
Catalyst Metals Limited (Catalyst or the Company) (ASX:CYL) has been advised by the Resources Division of Minerals Development Victoria (EcoDev) that it has been successful in three applications for co-funding under the TARGET initiative to promote mineral exploration in Victoria. During the period to 30 June 2018, the Company will receive matching funding of $910,850 on exploration expenditure for three projects in the Whitelaw Gold Belt in Victoria.
Athabasca Minerals Inc. Announces Shareholder Meeting
EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Athabasca Minerals Inc. ("Athabasca" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:ABM) announced the mailing of its management's information circular ("Circular") today for the annual general meeting of the shareholders (the "Meeting") to be held at the Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton Gateway, located at 10010 12 Ave SW, Edmonton, Alberta T6X 0P9, on June 23, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. (Edmonton time).
News Release
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Ross J. Beaty, of 1550 - 625 Howe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 2T6, announced today that he acquired ownership of 8,000,000 units ("Units") of North Arrow Minerals Inc. ("NAM"), a company with an office at Suite 960, 789 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 1H2, by way of a private placement from treasury for a purchase price of CDN$0.25 per Unit and an aggregate purchase price of CDN$2,000,000 (the "Private Placement"). Each Unit consists of one common share of NAM (a "Common Share") and one Common Share purchase warrant (a "Warrant") of NAM. Each Warrant is exercisable into one Common Share of NAM for a period of three years from today at an exercise price of CDN$0.40.
Dolly Varden Grants Options
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Dolly Varden Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE: DV) (OTC PINK: DOLLF) (the "Company" or "Dolly Varden") announces that it has granted an aggregate of 1,085,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers, and consultants to purchase up to 1,085,000 common shares in the capital of Dolly Varden. The incentive stock options have an exercise price of $0.59 per share, expire five years from the date of grant and vest immediately. As a result of this option grant, Dolly Varden has 3,470,000 stock options outstanding, representing 9.4% of the issued and outstanding share capital of the Company.
North Arrow Closes Non-Brokered C$5 Million Private Placement Financing
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NAR) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has closed the non-brokered private placement announced on May 2, 2017. The Company has issued 20,000,000 units at a price of C$0.25 per unit (the "Units") for aggregate proceeds of C$5,000,000. Each Unit issued under the private placement consisted of one common share in the capital of the Company and one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one additional common share of the Company at a price of C$0.40 for a period of three years up to May 18, 2020.
CANEX Metals Inc. Completes Gibson Option Agreement With Altius Resources Inc. and Announces 2017 Exploration Plans
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - CANEX Metals Inc. ("CANEX" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CANX) announces it has signed a formal option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Gibson Prospect from Altius Resources Inc. ("Altius"), a wholly held subsidiary of Altius Minerals Corp (TSX:ALS). Permits for exploration at Gibson have been submitted and planning is underway for a 2017 exploration program.
Banro Reports Incident at Its Namoya Mine Site
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Banro Corporation (the "Company" or "Banro") (NYSE MKT:BAA)(TSX:BAA) reports that there have been a series of attacks on police and military personnel in the village areas surrounding the Namoya mine. Subsequently there were attempts to enter the Namoya mine camp by armed intruders, but they were repulsed by security. There was at least one fatality among the intruders, and one police fatality and one military personnel fatality. All of the Company's staff and workers were unharmed.
Pacific American Coal Ltd (ASX:PAK) Palaris Deliver Elko Coking Coal Project Study Report
Pacific American Coal limited (ASX:PAK) is pleased to announce the Company has received the Final Study Report from Palaris Australia Pty Ltd (Palaris) on the Elko Coking Coal Project.
Kinross announces vend-in of Yukon property to create White Gold Corp. strategic alliance
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) ("Kinross") announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire an approximately 19.9% interest in White Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: WGO) by selling its 100% interest in the White Gold exploration project in the Yukon Territory to the company.
Revelo Announces Appointment of Ralph Rushton as Director and Resignation of Mario Szotlender as a Director
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Revelo Resources Corp. ("Revelo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RVL) announces the resignation of Mr. Mario Szotlender from the Board of Directors of the Company effective May 17, 2017. Mr. Szotlender will continue to collaborate with the Company as a consultant to the Board and Management Team. Mr. Ralph Rushton has been appointed as Director to replace Mr. Szotlender.
Kestrel Gold Inc. Announces Proposed Private Placement
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Mr. Kevin Nephin, President and CEO of Kestrel Gold Inc. (the "Corporation" or "Kestrel") (TSX VENTURE:KGC) announces that it proposes to offer by way of a non-brokered private placement up to 6,000,000 units ("Units") at a price of $0.10 per Unit to raise gross proceeds of up to $600,000 (the "Offering"). Each Unit is to consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant ("Warrant"), with each Warrant entitling the holder to acquire, for a period of 24 months from the date of issue, one common share at an exercise price of $0.15 per common share. Finders' fees will be payable in cash in the amount of 8% of gross proceeds and finder's warrants equal to 8% of units sold to subscribers introduced by the finder.
Continental Gold Announces Closing of Strategic Investment by Newmont Mining and Investment by RK Mine Finance
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Paul Begin
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Continental Gold Inc.
+1.416.583.5610
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Hematite Inc. Announces a New Facility in Englewood Ohio
GUELPH, ON--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Hematite Inc., (www.hematite.ca), a Tier 1 Automotive supplier and manufacturer of plastic and PET acoustical under body and acoustical components announces expansion into the United States and construction of a new 106,000 square foot facility in Englewood OH which will also serve as the company's US Corporate Headquarters.
Trevali shareholders approve acquisition of Glencore's African zinc mines
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Trevali Mining Corporation ("Trevali" or the "Company") (TSX:TV)(LMA:TV)(OTCQX:TREVF)(FRANKFURT:4TI) reports that at its Special Meeting held on May 17, 2017 shareholders voted in favour of all resolutions supporting the Company's proposed acquisition of a portfolio of zinc assets from Glencore, including an 80.08-percent interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia, a 90-percent interest in the Perkoa mine in Burkina Faso, an effective 39.24-percent interest in the Gergarub project in Namibia, an option to acquire a 100-percent interest in the Heath Steele property in Canada, and certain related exploration properties and assets.
Experts Corner
TheDailyGold Premium Update #518
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
Saturday evening we published TDG #518, a 31-page update in which we reiterated our near term cautious viewpoint and provided updates on a handful of companies. The update included a new Q&A section in which we answer subscriber questions. We covered a new company and...
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Interview with Jay Taylor Media
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
In this interview I discuss my background, why I got into Gold and junior mining, my outlook for the sector and a few companies I’m following. Click Here to Learn More About & Subscribe to Our Premium Service  
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Interview with Korelin Economics Report
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
As much as we chat technical factors with Jordan Roy-Byrne, Founder and Editor of The Daily Gold, he does stay up to date on the fundamental drivers for the metals. The overwhelming fundamental factor that he watches are real interest rates and with the Fed continuing to...
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The Bearish Gold Bull
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
  The Bearish Gold Bull was the title of my presentation last weekend at the Metals Investor Forum in Vancouver, British Columbia. While the title could be ascribed to me personally for my recent tendency towards conservative and cautious views, it more importantly...
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TheDailyGold Premium Update #516
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
Saturday evening we published TDG #516, a 21-page update that was shorter than usual because we spent Friday and Saturday presenting at the Metals Investor Forum. The premium update focused on our thoughts on the sector and introduced a new Q&A section into my updates....
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Gold Somewhat Ignores Dollar Weakness
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
  The precious metals complex rebounded as expected after becoming very oversold just a few weeks ago. The rebound has been aided by weakness in the US Dollar, which plunged roughly 2% over several days. However, upon further inspection Gold’s rebound has been entirely...
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Interview with Gold Newsletter Podcast
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
For the data enthusiasts, we have your man. Jordan Roy-Byrne is editor and publisher of TheDailyGold, and he and Brien Lundin seek to make sense of a litany of numbers as they relate to both straight gold prices and the values of junior mining companies. Both advise to not...
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TheDailyGold Premium Update #517
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
  Saturday evening we published TDG #517, a 34-page update that included some charts on the economy, analysis of US equities and the new Q&A section. Subscribers email us questions and we answer them in the updates. This update also included a page of buy...
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Interview with David Moadel
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
Jordan Roy-Byrne speaks on gold and silver, miners, GDX & GDXJ, equity markets and precious metals investing // gold mine trading stock market zinc uranium copper mines 2017 etf, market crash, stocks. Click Here to Learn More About & Subscribe to Our Premium Service...
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Gold Stocks & Silver Nearing Relief Rally
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
  The past few weeks have been rough for precious metals. Gold had climbed all the way to $1297/oz but the other parts of the sector (Silver and the gold stocks) failed to confirm the move. They have since fallen off a cliff. Over the past 14 days, GDX has lost 15%...
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Gold & Silver Markets Unsettled
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
Jordan discusses the gold market, he expects some further losses in the stocks, as they will retest their December lows. Gold has support at $1220 and $1150, the larger issue is that this bull market won’t begin in earnest until the stock markets peak and the economy rolls...
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Is Metalla Royalty the Next Franco-Nevada?
by Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA epstein.peter4@gmail.com http://EpsteinResearch.com
Is Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. [CSE: MTA / OTCQB: EXCFF / Frankfurt: X9CP] the next Franco-Nevada [NYSE: FNV / TSX: FNV]? No. It’s still early days. It has a market cap of C$21.5 M (US$16 M), just 0.12% that of Franco.
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Director Interview, LiCo Energy Metals
by Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA epstein.peter4@gmail.com http://EpsteinResearch.com
Dwayne Melrose is a Director & Chair of the Technical Committee for LiCo Energy Metals [TSX-V: LIC / OTCQB: WCTXF / Frankfurt: 43W1]. I interviewed Dwayne by phone and email in the week ended May 5th. While the interview focused a bit more on the Company’s Lithium project in Chile, the Cobalt opportunity in Ontario, Canada is exciting as well, and LiCo is funded to actively advance both projects. Here’s a great infographic on the Company.
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Joe Mazumdar’s Update on Junior Mining at Metals Investor Forum
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
  Joe Mazumdar is an Economic Geologist/Analyst at Exploration Insights. Prior to that he was a senior mining analyst at Haywood Securities, then Canaccord Genuity. His work experience includes Director of Strategic planning, Corporate development at Newmont and Senior...
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Interview with Kerry Lutz, FinancialSurvivalNetwork at MIF
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
Jordan Roy Byrne writes The Daily Gold and is quite skilled in evaluating mining/resource stocks. We sat down with him at the Metals Investor Forum. Jordan believes that for the next couple of months metals prices will be under pressure. Real interests, while still...
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