Peter Schloo, President, CEO and Director, Heritage Mining, Ltd. (CSE: HML) Discuses Exploring High Grade, Gold and Copper, District-Scale, Drayton-Black Lake Flagship Project in Ontario
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Peter Schloo, President, CEO and Director of Heritage Mining, Ltd. (CSE: HML), a new junior mineral exploration Company that went public on August 26, 2022. The Company's, district-scale, Drayton-Black Lake flagship project totals ~15,256Ha, in northwestern Ontario, Canada. The project is on trend, with Treasury Metals’ (Goliath Complex), with multiple, high-grade, gold and copper occurrences. There are several, well-defined, near-term drill targets, over four zones, close proximity to infrastructure, combined with over 100 years of exploration data (176 historic DDH totaling ~20km) never compiled until 2022. Heritage Mining is well capitalized, with a tight Capital structure, with approximately 31.9M common shares outstanding. The Company’s Veteran Board and Management Team has over 100 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry, with a proven track record.
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SPC Nickel Corp. (TSX-V:SPC) : Discovering Class 1 Nickel in a World Class Mining Camp; Interview with Grant Mourre, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Grant Mourre, President, and CEO of SPC Nickel Corp. (TSX-V:SPC), a Canadian public corporation, focused on exploring for Ni-Cu-PGMs, within the world class Sudbury Mining Camp. The Company is currently exploring its key, 100% owned, exploration projects, Lockerby East, and Aer-Kidd, both located in the heart of the historic Sudbury Mining Camp and adjacent to producing mines, past producing mines, or development projects. The fully funded, 2022 exploration program is underway and includes diamond drilling at Lockerby East that should provide steady news flow. SPC Nickel is also planning exploration activities, on its two other projects, the Muskox Property, located in Nunavut, and the Janes Ni-Cu-PGM Property, located approximately 50 km northeast of Sudbury.
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Interview with Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Recipient Dr. Robert Quartermain, Co-Chairman and Jonathan Awde, President & CEO, Dakota Gold (NYSE American: DC): New Gold Discoveries, Covering over 40 Thousand Acres, Surrounding the Historic Homestake Mine, South Dakota
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with, Dr. Robert Quartermain, who is Co-Chairman, and Jonathan Awde, who is President and CEO of Dakota Gold (NYSE American: DC). Dakota Gold is a South Dakota-based, responsible gold exploration and development company, with a specific focus on revitalizing the Homestake District in Lead, South Dakota. Dakota Gold is focused on new gold discoveries, and has high-caliber gold mineral properties, covering over 40 thousand acres, surrounding the historic Homestake Mine. In 2020, Dakota Gold made an agreement with Barrick Gold Corporation, which includes Maitland Gold Project purchase, the three-year surface Barrick option agreement, and the three-year Richmond Hill option agreement. Today the Company is aggressively exploring and working on community integration.
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Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse, President, and CEO, Contango ORE, Inc. (NYSE American: CTGO) Discusses Developing the Highest-Grade Open Pit Gold Mine in the World, Partnered with Kinross
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse, President, and CEO of Contango ORE, Inc. (NYSE American: CTGO), a well-capitalized US gold developer, with a clear path to producing, on average, 67,500 GEO/year, with Kinross guidance all-in sustaining costs of $900 gold equivalent ounces for the Manh Choh deposit. The Company's flagship Manh Choh project, located on the Alaska Hwy on private land owned by the Tetlin Alaska Native Tribe, is the development stage project, under construction, in partnership with Kinross (70%) and the Alaska Native Tetlin Tribe (Royalty). The project holds approximately 1 million ounces of gold in measured and indicated resources, at an average grade of 8g/t gold, which is going to be mined over a 4.5 year mine-life starting early 2024. The Manh Choh ore will be trucked and processed at Kinross’ Fort Knox Mill, resulting in lower capital costs, a smaller environmental footprint and lower execution risk.
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Interview with Caleb Stroup, President and CEO, Headwater Gold, Inc. (CSE: HWG, OTCQB: HWAUF): Technical and Discovery-Oriented Team, Exploring and Discovering High-Grade Precious Metal in Western USA
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Caleb Stroup, President and CEO of Headwater Gold, Inc. (CSE: HWG, OTCQB: HWAUF), a technically driven, discovery-oriented, mineral exploration Company, focused on the exploration and discovery of high-grade precious metal deposits, in the Western USA. Headwater has a large portfolio, of epithermal vein exploration projects, and a technical Team, comprised of experienced geologists, with diverse capital markets, junior company, and major mining company experience. The Company is systematically drill testing several projects, in Nevada, Idaho, and Oregon. Headwater raised $4 million and listed, in June, this year. Headwater drilled four projects, right in sequence and had two new discoveries, one at their Katey Project, along the Oregon-Idaho border, and one at their Spring Peak Project, in Nevada. The Company attracted Newcrest Mining Limited and partnered, with them, on the new exploration program, on 2 of the four projects.
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Interview with Don Mosher, President, Desert Mountain Energy Corp. (TSX.V: DME, U.S. OTC: DMEHF, Frankfurt: QM01): Building North America's First Vertically Integrated, Primary Producer of Helium
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Don Mosher, President, and Director of Desert Mountain Energy Corp. (TSX.V: DME, U.S. OTC: DMEHF, Frankfurt: QM01), a forward-looking resource company, actively engaged in the exploration and development of Helium and Noble Gas, at their wholly owned, district-scale Holbrook Project, in Arizona’s Holbrook Basin. Desert Mountain Energy is advancing the McCauley Helium Field, to initiate production, in Q4 2022. The Company signed the final contracts with GENRON for the construction of the McCauley Helium Field finishing facility, with all-in costs of approximately US $10,500,000. The Company plans to drill 7 offset and wildcat wells, in 2022. The Company has pre-ordered strategic components, for the Rohlfing Helium Field finishing facility. Helium is used in MRIs, in the manufacturing of fiber optics, in electric vehicles, and in space exploration to purge the rocket engines, prior to take-off.
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Elixir Energy (ASX: EXR): Coal Bed Methane (CBM), Very Large Asset in Mongolia’s South Gobi Region, Excellent Infrastructure, Close to Rapidly Growing Chinese Gas Market; Neil Young, MD Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Elixir Energy (ASX: EXR)
holds a 100% interest, in the Nomgon IX coal bed methane (CBM) production sharing contract (PSC), a very large asset, located proximate to the Chinese border, in Mongolia’s South Gobi region, near excellent infrastructure, and close to the rapidly growing Chinese gas market. The PSC has a minimum ten-year exploration period and a thirty-year (extendable) production period. We learned from Neil Young, Managing Director of Elixir Energy, that in the course of 2020, they successfully undertook exploration and appraisal work on the PSC, including drilling several holes, seismic acquisition and geological survey work, with results that meet or exceed those of a number of producing CSG fields, around the world.
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Interview with John Lee, CEO, Flying Nickel Mining Corp. (TSX-V: FLYN; OTCQB: FLYNF): Mining and Supplying Nickel in High-Tech Batteries, Powering Modern Electric Vehicles
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with, John Lee, who is CEO of Flying Nickel Mining Corp. (TSX-V: FLYN; OTCQB: FLYNF), a premier nickel sulphide mining and exploration Company, advancing its 100% owned Minago Nickel project, in the Thompson nickel belt, in Manitoba, Canada. The combined open pit and underground mineral resource estimate, published in 2021, includes a Measured and Indicated mineral resource of 44.23 million tonnes, grading 0.74 % nickel, for 722 million pounds of contained nickel and an Inferred mineral resource of 19.55 million tonnes, grading 0.74% nickel, for 319 million pounds of contained nickel. On August 23, Flying Nickel Mining announced that they have entered into a non-binding letter of agreement, to acquire Nevada Vanadium Mining Corp.
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Anthony McClure, Managing Director, Silver Mines Ltd (ASX: SVL) Discusses their Bowdens Silver Project, the Largest Undeveloped Silver Deposit in Australia and One of the Largest Globally
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Mr. Anthony McClure, who is Managing Director of Silver Mines Limited (ASX:SVL), an Australian mineral exploration and development company that owns the Bowdens Silver Project located near Mudgee, in New South Wales. Previously held by Silver Standard, Bowdens Silver is the largest undeveloped silver deposit in Australia and one of the largest globally. It contains substantial resources, and boasts outstanding logistics, for future mine development. Considerable body of high-quality technical work has already been completed. The project has had continued outstanding high-grade drilling results, and drilling will go on through 2022. Resource assessment and Scoping Study for a potential underground development commenced for completion in 2022.
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Rudi Fronk, Chairman and CEO, Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA, NYSE: SA) Discusses their KSM Project’s Outstanding Update PFS, the World’s Largest Undeveloped Gold/Copper Project
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Rudi Fronk, Chairman and CEO of Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA, NYSE: SA), a mineral exploration company, with one of the world's largest resource bases of gold, copper and silver. Seabridge's objective is to grow resource and reserve ownership per share. Seabridge holds a 100% interest in several North American gold projects. Seabridge's assets include the KSM and Iskut projects, located in Northwest British Columbia, Canada's "Golden Triangle", the Courageous Lake project, located in Canada's Northwest Territories, the Snowstorm project, in the Getchell Gold Belt of Northern Nevada and the 3 Aces project, located in the Yukon Territory. The recent highlights, on the Company's flagship KSM project, include the NI-43-101 Technical Report, the 2022 PFS that lifts KSM profitability and sustainability to much higher levels, and the 2022 PEA that shows potential to expand mine life, for an additional 39 years, focusing on copper.
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John Cash, Chairman, CEO and President, Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE American: URG), Discusses Supplying Uranium for Green Energy, with their Growing Low-Cost Uranium Mining Company, in Wyoming, USA
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with John Cash, Chairman, CEO and President of Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE American: URG), a uranium mining company, operating their low-cost, Lost Creek, in-situ recovery, uranium facility in south-central Wyoming. Ur-Energy has produced, packaged, and shipped approximately 2.6 million pounds of U3O8 from Lost Creek, since the commencement of operations. Ur-Energy has all major permits and authorizations to begin construction at Shirley Basin, the Company's second in situ recovery uranium facility, in Wyoming and is in the process of obtaining remaining amendments to authorizations for expansion of Lost Creek. According to Ur-Energy, the recovery of Lost Creek and Shirley Basin resources will offset ~312.4M metric tons CO2 compared to coal power, which is equivalent to taking 67.5 million cars off the road for a year.
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Cobalt Blue Holdings, Ltd (ASX: COB): Ethical and Reliable Cobalt for a More Sustainable World, Transforming Global Battery Production; Joel Crane, IR/Commercial Development Manager, Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Joel Crane, Investor Relations Manager for Cobalt Blue Holdings, Limited (ASX: COB), an exploration and development company, focused on green energy technology solutions and the development of the Broken Hill Cobalt Project, in the far west of New South Wales. Cobalt is a strategic metal, and it is in strong demand for new generation batteries, particularly lithium-ion batteries, now being widely used in clean energy systems. The main targets, for exploration, are well known, and document large-tonnage, cobalt-bearing, pyrite deposits. The project area is under-explored, with the vast majority of historical exploration, directed at or around the outcropping pyritic cobalt deposits, at Pyrite Hill and Big Hill. Cobalt Blue Holdings has designed, built, and is now commissioning and operating a Demonstration Plant in Broken Hill. The plant is aiming to treat a minimum of 3,000 tons of ore (up to 4,000 t) and produce circa 10 tons of cobalt products, (mixed hydroxide and/or cobalt sulphate).
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Dev Randhawa, Chairman & CEO and Raymond Ashley, P.Geo., Fission 3.0 Corp. (TSXV: FUU, OTCQB: FISOF) Discuss Exploring for High-Grade Uranium in the Premier Athabasca District, World Class Team
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Dev Randhawa, Chairman and CEO and Raymond Ashley, Professional Geoscientist of Fission 3.0 Corp. (TSXV: FUU, OTCQB: FISOF), a uranium project generator and exploration company, focusing on projects in the Athabasca Basin, home to some of the world's largest high-grade uranium discoveries. Fission 3 currently has 16 projects in the Athabasca Basin. Several of Fission 3's projects are near large uranium discoveries, including, Arrow, Triple R and Hurricane deposits. The extensive 2022 Summer exploration work program included drilling at Lazy Edward Bay and Murphy Lake. Prospecting, sampling, and ground geophysics are also planned at Hearty Bay to ready the property for follow up drilling next winter. The PLN property is the most advanced, of the Fission 3 portfolio, by virtue of its proximity to the world class uranium deposits, being advanced by Fission Uranium Corp and NexGen. A 3000m drilling program is planned at PLN property in the fall.
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Stephen Hanson, Founder, President and CEO, ACME Lithium Inc. (CSE: ACME, OTCQX: ACLHF) Discusses their World Class Portfolio of Lithium Projects in the United States and Canada
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Stephen Hanson, who is Founder, President, and CEO of ACME Lithium Inc. (CSE: ACME, OTCQX: ACLHF), a lithium exploration company, with a world class portfolio of projects, located in the United States and Canada. ACME has acquired, or is under option to acquire, a 100-per-cent interest in projects, located in Clayton Valley and Fish Lake Valley, Esmeralda County, Nevada, and at Cat-Euclid and Shatford Lakes, in southeastern Manitoba. On August 17, ACME announced a significant new lithium discovery, at their Clayton Valley lithium brine project, in Esmeralda County, Nevada. This new discovery has initiated planning of Phase 2, of the drilling program. ACME Lithium is well positioned, in the growing battery and electric vehicle (EV) sectors.
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Interview with Vincent Dubé- Bourgeois, CEO and Director, GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. (TSXV: SPOT, OTCQX: SPOFF): Global Leader in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Transforming the Mining Sector
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Vincent Dubé-Bourgeois, who is CEO and Director of GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. (TSXV: SPOT, OTCQX: SPOFF), a global leader in artificial intelligence and data science, transforming the mining sector. Using artificial intelligence, GoldSpot Discoveries revolutionized the future of global mineral exploration, with a full suite of data and knowledge-driven SaaS tools and services. GoldSpot's leading Team, of expert scientists, merges geoscience and data science, to deliver bespoke solutions that save time, reduce costs, and produce far more accurate results than ever possible before. GoldSpot works, with industry leaders, across all commodity and deposit types, to identify new exploration targets, develop cutting-edge technologies, and strategically invest, in mineral exploration companies.
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Mineworx Technologies: Environmentally Friendly Processing and Recovering Platinum and Palladium from Diesel Catalytic Converters, Pilot Plant Relocated to Johnson City, Tennessee, with JV Partner, Davis Recycling; Greg Pendura, President, CEO and Chairma
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Greg Pendura, who is President, CEO and Chairman of Mineworx Technologies Ltd. (TSXV: MWX, OTCQB: MWXRF, FSE: YRS, WKN: A2DSW3), a Company that created a new environmentally friendly, proprietary processing technology, unlocking the massive opportunity, in the extraction of palladium and platinum from diesel catalytic converters. For the first part of 2022 Mineworx has been busy completing optimization testing of their pilot plant set up in Tennessee with their joint venture partner, Davis Recycling. The Company is now moving forward with the final design of their 10 ton per day commercial production facility, which uses a modular concept. They are starting with Module 1, that will deliver approximately two and a half tons per day capacity.
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Tempest Minerals Ltd (TEM), Western Australian Focused Exploration Portfolio, about 1,000 Square Kilometers, Highly Prospective, Copper, Gold, and Lithium; Don Smith, Managing Director Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Don Smith, who is Managing Director of Tempest Minerals Ltd (TEM), an Australian based, mineral exploration Company, with a diversified portfolio of projects, in Western Australia, considered highly prospective for precious, base and energy metals. The Company's 1,000 square kilometers exploration portfolio holds high prospectivity, for a number of commodities, including copper, gold and lithium. Tempest's main focus currently, is the Yalgoo Region, at their Meleya Project, where two recent one-kilometer-deep holes have intersected a brand-new geological belt, highly prospective for gold and base metals. Near-term plans include several geophysical programs, an airborne survey, and testing a number of targets, along the new belt.
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Marc Henderson, President & CEO, Laramide Resources Ltd. (TSX: LAM, ASX: LAM) Discusses Developing United States and Australia Uranium Deposits to Help Feed Nuclear Power Plants and Generate Clean Electricity
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Marc Henderson, who is President, CEO and Director of Laramide Resources Ltd. (TSX: LAM, ASX: LAM), a Canadian-based Company, with diversified uranium assets, strategically positioned, in the United States and Australia, to deliver uranium, to an increasingly energy dependent world. Laramide’s portfolio, of advanced uranium projects, has been chosen for their production potential. Its flagship project, Westmoreland, in Queensland, Australia, is one of the largest projects currently held by a junior mining Company. Its U.S. assets include La Jara Mesa, in Grants, New Mexico, and La Sal, in the Lisbon Valley district of Utah as well as a prominent ISR project called Churchrock, also located in New Mexico.
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Darcy Marud, CEO & President, Western Exploration Inc. (TSXV: WEX, OTCQX: WEXPF) Discusses their Growing Nevada-focused Gold-Silver Exploration Company with the Support of Agnico Eagle
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Darcy Marud, CEO, President, and Director of Western Exploration Inc. (TSXV: WEX, OTCQX: WEXPF), an established, Nevada-focused, precious metals exploration company, with 25 years of history, aiming to be a premier gold and silver development company, in North America. The Company's principal asset is the 100% owned Aura gold-silver project, located in Elko County, Nevada, approximately 120 kilometers north of the city of Elko, Nevada. Aura has three high quality deposits, with near term growth catalysts, and with gold resources, in excess of 1M ounces, plus 10M ounces of silver. Agnico Eagle is a principal investor of approximately 18% of the Company.
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Peter Espig, President, & CEO, Nicola Mining Inc. (TSX.V: NIM, FSE: HLI) Discusses Owning Three Diversified Solid Core Assets in Southern British Columbia; Exploring for Copper, Gold, and Silver, and Generating Cash
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We spoke with Peter Espig, President, and CEO of Nicola Mining Inc. (TSX.V: NIM, FSE: HLI), a junior mining company, with three 100% owned, diversified core assets, all located together, in southern British Columbia. The Company's New Craigmont Copper Project is a high-grade, skarn copper, adjacent to Highland Valley Copper, Canada’s largest copper mine. The property contains the historic Craigmont Copper Mine, a 10,913 hectare, which includes mine permit M-68, and a NI 43-101 resource estimate, on historic mine-waste terraces. The permitted, Treasure Mountain Silver Mine, with a NI 43-101 resource estimate, is Nicola's second asset. The third asset is the Merritt Gold/Silver Mill and tailings facility, British Columbia’s only site that is permitted to process material Province-wide. Nicola Mining has Mining and Milling Profit Share Agreements in place, with high-grade gold projects. The facility recommenced gold and silver production in 2021.
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