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Interview with Catalin Chiloflischi, CEO of Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM, OTC-BB: CRCUF, Frankfurt: CAN): 1 Million Ounces of Gold 14 Grams per Tonne Property in British Colombia, Canada, $10M+ Cash in the Bank and Growing
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Catalin Chiloflischi, CEO of Canarc Resource Corp., (TSX: CCM, OTC-BB: CRCUF, Frankfurt: CAN) tells us about his New Polaris, high-grade gold property, in British Colombia, Canada. With about one million ounces of gold 14 grams per tonne. Closing a profitable sale and with over $10 million in the bank and no debt, Canarc is in a great position. Canarc recently acquired an option on a second property with another 1-million-ounce resource. They have a focus on doubling their current resource and have a new goal of becoming a producer. There will be lots of news about Canarc this year and next.
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Interview with Mark Ireton, CEO Noram Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: NRM, Frankfurt: N7R: GR): Preparing to Become a Lithium and Graphite Supplier to the Battery Market
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Vancouver based Noram Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: NRM, Frankfurt: N7R: GR) is a junior exploration company planning on becoming a force in a green energy revolution. Mark Ireton is pursuing development of lithium and graphite deposits with the ultimate goal of becoming a low cost supplier for the ever increasing lithium battery market. On the lithium side they have a 17,000 acres’ land package in Clayton Valley, Nevada. This is mostly clay based and affords tremendous economies of scale in the production and extraction as opposed to brine. On the Graphite side they have over 15,000 hectares with 45% large flake graphite they can sell at a premium to the battery market. Pleased to be involved in the green revolution, Noram Ventures is positioned to be an early entrant in the global lithium and graphite markets.
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Dr. Alper Interviews Jean-Sébastien Lavallée, President and CEO of Critical Elements Corporation, Developing a Large Lithium, Tantalum Project with a Take or Pay, Off-Take Agreement
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Jean-Sébastien Lavallée, President and CEO of Critical Elements Corporation, is developing a large Lithium, Tantalum project based in James Bay in Quebec. We learned from Jean-Sébastien Lavallée, President and CEO of Critical Elements that they have a 100% take or pay, off-take with a large chemical company, HELM AG. Critical Elements announced strategic partner HELM AG is to provide up to $4.5m funding for feasibility study. With a low market cap, a qualified and experienced staff and a strong business partner, Critical Elements is positioned to become a critical player in the Lithium and Tantalum market. On June 2, 2016, Critical Elements Corporation announced it closed a private placement for gross proceeds totaling $6,197,500. The private placement was led by Canaccord Genuity Corp.
This offering was arranged with an elite group of institutions, including lead investor JP Morgan Asset Management UK, which indicates the high regard in which Critical Elements Corporation is held with sophisticated institutional investors.
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Interview with Paul Kuhn, CEO of Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: AVU): An Excellent Junior Canadian Prospect Generator Focused on Politically Stable Regions of Europe
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Avrupa Minerals, Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: AVU) is an excellent junior Canadian Prospect Generator, focused on building a diversified portfolio of mineral exploration projects in politically stable regions of Europe such as Portugal, Kosovo and Germany. The properties are located in areas with existing mines and have strong geological potential for discovery. We learned from Paul Kuhn, CEO of Avrupa Minerals, that there are a number of projects that are in the pipeline that offer great return prospects including Oelsnitz in Germany, Alvalade in Portugal and Slivovo in Kosovo. According to Mr. Kuhn, the latest drill results from Slivovo, coupled with a far better understanding of the geology and mineralization parameters, increase the possibility of finding gold in more areas of the project.
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Interview with Mr. Per, Thorsell, CEO of ProfilGruppen AB.: a Swedish Company that Markets, Develops and Manufactures Customized Aluminum Extrusions and Components.
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


ProfilGruppen (Stockholm: PROFB) is a Swedish company that markets, develops and manufactures customized aluminum extrusions and components. The company's vision is to be the preferred supplier of innovative aluminum extrusion solutions in northern Europe. We learned from Per Thorsell, CEO of ProfilGruppen AB, that aluminum is the third most common element in the earth’s crust after oxygen and silicon. It is a light-weight, strong, ductile and durable material that requires zero maintenance, and is therefore the perfect choice for use in a variety of construction contexts. It has good recycling properties, thus a low environmental impact. Its high resistance to corrosion and ability to withstand the elements mean that it can be used in an unlimited range of areas. The customers of ProfilGruppen belong to such areas as Automotive, Electronics, Interior design, and Industry and Construction. According to Mr. Thorsell, aluminum is the material of the future.
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Interview with Mr. Dev Randhawa, Interim CEO of Advantage Lithium: Award Winning Team, JV Owns Lithium Brine Deposits in Clayton Valley, Nevada with Water Rights Adjacent to Albemarle Corporation’s Lithium Production well
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Mr. Randhawa has founded and grown successful junior resource companies, including Strathmore Minerals, Fission Energy and Fission Uranium. Fission Uranium won The Mining Journal’s “Exploration of the Year” in 2015. In his time in the industry, he has gained a reputation for choosing the right people to develop assets and grow shareholder value. Would you like to tell our readers about yourself and Advantage Lithium?
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Interview with Ivan Bebek, Executive Chairman of Auryn Resources: (TSX-V: AUG, OTCQX: GGTCF): Advanced High-Grade Committee Bay Gold Project and Two Scalable Oxide Gold Properties in Southern Peru
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Auryn Resources (TSX-V: AUG, OTCQX: GGTCF), an advanced Canadian gold discovery focused company, currently holds a 100% interest in the high-grade Committee Bay gold project located in Nunavut, Canada. According to Ivan Bebek, Executive Chairman of Auryn Resources, who has an extremely successful track record, Committee Bay is like a massive gold vault with really high grades across the entire 180 mile long belt. It came with great infrastructure and equipment in place and the company is currently amid a very exciting drill program drilling really big targets. Auryn Resources also holds the rights to two scalable oxide gold properties in Southern Peru, in an area with good infrastructure and recently announced the acquisition of Homestake Resource Corp. (HSR). The company has a very strong management and an extensive technical team with a proven record of success no matter the market conditions.
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Interview with Award Winning Ross McElroy, COO of Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU, OTCQX: FCUUF, FRANKFURT: 2FU) in the Athabasca Basin, High-Grade, Over 100 Million Pounds Deposit and Only 50 Meters below Surface
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU, OTCQX: FCUUF, FRANKFURT: 2FU) is a premier Uranium explorer operating in Canada's Athabasca Basin, home to the world's richest source of high-grade uranium. The company's flagship project, PLS, hosts the Athabasca Basin’s most significant high-grade, near-surface deposit (the Triple R) as well as the region’s largest mineralized trend. We learned from Ross McElroy, COO of Fission Uranium, that one of the things that really differentiate this project from any other uranium project worldwide, including anything else in the Athabasca Basin, is not only the high grade and the size, which is over 100 million pounds, but the fact that it starts at 50 meters below the surface. Nobody else has this kind of high-grade deposit that's this shallow. The 2015 PEA showed that this could be a very low cost producer on par with some of the lowest cost producers in uranium assets anywhere in the world. According to Mr. McElroy, Fission Uranium has the best exploration team in this business and a diverse board with a lot of experience, with the two newest members of the board from the Chinese utility company, CGN, that had bought 19.99% of Fission earlier this year for $82 million. In 2016 Fission Uranium is focusing on growing its resource, as well as making new discoveries on the property, and Mr. McElroy invites everyone to have a look at a company called CoreBox (https://www.corebox.net/) to see the progress of the summer drill program at PLS.
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Interview with Chris Dupont, President and Director of Explor Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EXS, OTCQX: EXSFF, FRANKFURT: E1H1, BERLIN: E1H1): Flagship Timmins Porcupine West Gold Project, Located in the Gold Rich Timmins Camp in Ontario.
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Explor Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EXS, OTCQX: EXSFF, FRANKFURT: E1H1, BERLIN: E1H1) is a Canadian junior mineral exploration company currently focused on their flagship Timmins Porcupine West gold Project, located in the gold rich Timmins Camp in Ontario. The exploration drilling is conducted by Teck Resources as part of their earn-in on the TPW property. We interviewed Chris Dupont, President and Director of Explor Resources, who started his mining career over 40 years ago as an underground laborer and worked his way up to become an Officer and director of several mining companies. We learned from Mr. Dupont that Explor is advancing two other projects: the Ogden Gold project, which is the continuation of the Timmins Porcupine West Project across the Mattagami River, and the Kidd Creek property that can become the next major base metal deposit. Near term plans include exploration drilling at Kidd Creek and Ogden, as well as more exploration diamond drilling by Teck at TPW.
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Interview with Christian Easterday, Managing Director of Hot Chili (ASX: HCH): High Grade Gold Being Added to One of the World’s Lowest Capital Intensity Large Scale New Copper Developments. Located within the Iron Oxide/Copper-Gold Belt of Chile
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Hot Chili Ltd. (ASX: HCH) is an Australian company, focused on its very large-scale Productora copper porphyry deposit, located within the iron oxide/copper-gold belt of Chile 15km south of the town of Vallenar in Chile’s Region III. Productora is a very infrastructure-rich project, standing out as one of the lowest capital intensity large scale new copper projects to be developed. We learned from Christian Easterday, Managing Director of Hot Chili, that the company is fast-tracking a very low cost, rapid assessment of a high-grade gold deposit, recently discovered in the southern extent of Productora. Next steps for Hot Chili will be advancing Productora to a decision to mine, while in parallel, making preparations towards the first major drilling program to be directed over what appears to represent approximately 1 billion tons of additional growth potential in the main copper-gold asset. According to Mr. Easterday, Hot Chili is a very consolidated company, has very strong funding support and is partnered with CAP Mineria, one of Chile's largest resource majors. The company has a very strong news flow lined up for the coming 6 to 12 months. Productora is an asset that will be at the front of the queue of the next wave of copper price escalation. Most importantly for investors- it is the emergence of a very robust looking high grade gold deposit which looks likely to be turning heads- with the drill rods due to start turning soon also.
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Interview with Dr. Iain Todd, President and COO of Stria Lithium Inc. (TSX-V: SRA; OTCQX: SRCAF): A Junior Miner on a Fast-track to Revenues
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Stria Lithium (TSX-Venture: “SRA”) is a junior mining company, advancing development of its Pontax Lithium exploration property in Quebec and developer of a proprietary lithium extraction technology aiming to be in production of in-demand lithium metal within the next 12 to 24 months. According to metallurgical engineer Dr. Iain Todd, President and COO of Stria, the company has validated its technology in the laboratory, holds the in-house equipment for producing lithium metal and are currently in the process of raising funds through a private placement offering to develop a pilot production plant to obtain the engineering data prior to full-scale production. We learned from Dr. Todd there are three main areas where lithium metal is consumed: battery market, where it is used as a lithium foil; aluminum alloying for the aircraft industry; and also, in pharmaceuticals. Having the in-house technology ready, Stria aims to become a lithium metal producer, and to get its product to the market in one or two years rather than four or more years it might take to bring its mine into production.
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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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Mr. David Mendelawitz, Managing Director of Cleveland Mining Company (ASX: CDG): An Australian Managed, Emerging Low-Cost Gold Producer with Assets in Brazil
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Cleveland Mining Company (ASX: CDG) is an Australian managed, emerging low-cost gold producer with assets in Brazil. The company’s most advanced project is the producing Premier Gold Mine in the Crixás Gold Hub, located right next to AngloGold Ashanti's multi-million ounces Sierra Grande Project. Premier Gold started as a small-scale operation designed to allow for rapid expansion and holds a huge upside exploration potential. The expansion and exploration programs are currently under way drilling multiple high-grade targets across the project to expand the resource. Mr. David Mendelawitz, Managing Director of Cleveland Mining, believes that by the end of this year we will see a completely different company with large resources, a larger process plant, more through-put and a clean balance sheet.
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Interview with Jon Awde, President and CEO of Gold Standard Ventures (TSXV: GSV; NYSE MKT: GSV): Made a Significant Discovery of Shallow 3.95 Grams per Ton Oxide on Their Railroad-Pinion Property in the Carlin Trend, Nevada
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Jon Awde, President and CEO of Gold Standard Ventures (TSXV: GSV; NYSE MKT:GSV), used the downturn to consolidate Gold Standard’s land package in the Carlin Trend, Nevada. These efforts directly led to a significant discovery of shallow 3.95 grams per ton oxide on their North Dark Star property. They have raised $30M and budgeted 13.5 million dollars in 2016 for drilling, metallurgy and permitting. Look for a preliminary economic assessment, PEA early in 2017. Gold Standard Ventures leveraged the poor market to position themselves for a major advantage going into 2016, 2017 and beyond.
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Jim Greig, President and CEO of Crystal Exploration (TSX.V: CEI.V): New Canadian Diamond Exploration Company that Recently Acquired Three Exceptionally Good Diamond Assets in Nunavut, Canada
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Crystal Exploration, Inc. (TSX.V: CEI.V) is a new Canadian diamond exploration company that recently acquired three exceptionally good diamond assets in Nunavut, Canada. The most advanced property, called Muskox project, is located approximately 150 kms north of the Ekati Diamond Mine. We learned from Jim Greig, President and CEO of Crystal Exploration, that the properties came with an extensive historic drill database as well as with many untested bulk samples. Currently, Crystal Exploration is testing those samples, and by September Mr. Greig expects good news about the actual grade of the diamonds. On top of that, Crystal defined ten new drill targets on the Muskox project for the next exploration program. According to Mr. Greig rough diamond prices are closely correlated with gold prices and over the past six months there's been a strong increase in rough diamond prices as well as in demand from China, India and the USA. In the future, Crystal Exploration wants to consolidate the Muskox’s region via acquisition of the nearby formerly producing Jericho Diamond mine and surrounding ground.
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Interview with Rudi P. Fronk Chairman and CEO of Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA, NYSE: SA): Increases the Shareholders Leverage on Gold by Increasing Ounces of Gold in the Ground Per Share
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Rudi P. Fronk reveals how Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA, NYSE: SA) increases the shareholders leverage on gold by increasing ounces of gold in the ground per share. They have more gold reserves than Goldcorp, Kinross, or Agnico Eagle, and are top 10 in the world. They are updating their 2012 prefeasibility plan using current metal prices as well showing the economic impact of 2 new deposits they have added since 2012.This year Seabridge also acquired Snip Gold, which adds a project with high grade potential. Seabridge is a world class operation that provides great leverage to the gold market. Since their formation in 1999, gold has moved up 370% while Seabridge has moved up 2200%. Anyone who has an interest in gold should take a close look at Seabridge Gold.
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Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX: SWY): Renard Diamond Project Becoming Québec's First Producing Diamond Mine
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX: SWY) is a leading Canadian diamond exploration and development company advancing their 100% owned Renard Diamond Project (nearing construction completion), located in the James Bay region of north-central Québec, to become Québec's first diamond mine. We learned from Orin Baranowsky, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Development at Stornoway, that Renard holds a little over 22 million carats in the reserve, 14-year mine life, and will begin commercial production by the end of this year. According to Mr. Baranowsky, what sets Stornoway apart is that they own 100% of their project, have shown the ability to deliver ahead of schedule and on original budget, have a higher quality diamond profile, and their project is the only Canadian diamond mine with permanent year-round road access, which really plays into its cost profile.
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Interview with Aubrey Eveleigh President and CEO of Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: ZEN, OTCQX: ZENYF): Developing a World Class Graphite Deposit
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We talked with Aubrey Eveleigh, who is President and CEO of Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: ZEN, OTCQX: ZENYF). They have found a world class and unique graphite deposit with a potential for 1.5 million tons of 99.9% pure graphene product. The site has great infrastructure, located in mining friendly Canada, just north of the Trans-Canada Highway. Zenyatta is positioned to provide graphite for lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, and various clean tech applications. They are a strong company with a great team and a world class property in Canada.
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Interview with Major General David R. Heinz, President and CEO of IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX-V: IB, OTCQB: IAALF): Leading Manufacturer and Supplier of High-Performance Beryllium Aluminum Cast Components and Specialty Copper and Other Alloys
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX-V:IB, OTCQB:IAALF) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-performance beryllium-aluminum cast components and specialty copper and other alloys. The Company serves customers in a variety of industries such as defense, aerospace, automotive, oil & gas, electronics, and telecommunications. The company is under the strong leadership of highly decorated Major General David “Duncan” R. Heinz, who serves as President and CEO. The company has two business divisions: - the Copper Alloys Division and the Engineered Materials Division, and serves its customers from four manufacturing locations in the United States. IBC Advanced Alloys recently raised C$7.46 million in an over-subscribed, non-brokered placement that they are now using to upgrade and optimize equipment, increasing throughput capacity, and further reduce cost. IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. also is at the forefront of developing scandium-containing aluminum alloys. General Heinz stressed the importance of IBC’s relationship with NioCorp Developments Ltd. – which intends to produce Scandium in the U.S. -- and the importance of scandium-containing aluminum alloys in the aerospace industry to significantly reduce aircraft weight, improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, and strengthen performance.
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Interview with Randy Smallwood, President and CEO of Silver Wheaton Corp. (SLW: TSX; SLW: NYSE): The World’s Largest Pure Precious Metals Streaming Company
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Silver Wheaton Corp. SLW: TSX; SLW: NYSE is the world’s largest pure precious metals streaming company. With a strong growth profile, Silver Wheaton offers investors cost certainty, direct leverage to increasing silver and gold prices, and a high-quality asset base. We learned from Randy Smallwood, President and CEO of Silver Wheaton Corp. that the main advantage of the company's streaming business model over traditional mining companies is that the long-term contracts ensure that the gold and silver gets delivered to them at a predictable price. Silver Wheaton discovered that by partnering with base metal mines, where silver and gold are produced as by-product, it can deliver precious metal investors access to this very profitable production.
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Interview with Steve Mallyon Managing Director of Riversdale Resources Limited: Australian-Canadian Hard Coking Coal Exploration and Development Company
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Riversdale Resources Limited is an Australian-Canadian hard coking coal exploration and development company that owns the Grassy Mountain project in Southern Alberta, Canada. Grassy Mountain is a large, very long-life, and low-cost project that came with the package of excellent work on exploration, coal quality assessment and infrastructure. Riversdale is run by an experienced crew of people that all came from majors, which enables the company to move quickly and efficiently. We learned from Steve Mallyon, Managing Director of Riversdale, that they started the permitting process last November, and hope to start building Grassy Mountain in early 2018 and to commission the project in mid-2019, producing 4.5 million Metric tonnes within the first 20 months. The company has recently concluded the Optimization Study of the Grassy Mountain project, that was largely focused on lowering further the cost of the project, reducing its environmental footprint, as well as a quicker ramp up to full production. Riversdale has had a long good relationship with the Piikani First Nation and the other First Nations and with the community. According to Mr. Mallyon, Riversdale Resources is the only independent mid-vol hard-coking coal company that can offer the steelmakers a large long term supply alternative to the majors.
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Orocobre Ltd (ASX: ORE, TSX: ORL). a Leading Lithium Company Operating in South America’s ‘Lithium Triangle’
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


Dr. Allen Alper, Editor-in-chief of Metals News, interviewed Andrew Barber, Investor Relations Manager at Orocobre Ltd (ASX: ORE, TSX: ORL). Orocobre is a leading company operating in South America’s ‘Lithium Triangle’, a region that boasts one of the largest reserves of lithium in the world. It has established a substantial presence in Argentina by construction of large scale lithium and boron projects and facilities.
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Interview with Bob Evans, CFO and Director of Ascot Resources (TSX-V: AOT): High-Grade Premier Gold Project, Located in British Columbia
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA


We interviewed Bob Evans, CFO and Director of Ascot Resources (TSX-V: AOT), who is very excited that their high-grade Premier Gold Project, located in British Columbia, was recognized by one of the Canadian precious metals gurus, Eric Sprott, who made a $20 million personal investment in the company. Currently Ascot is conducting exploration and definition drilling on the project. Results continue to demonstrate good continuity and grades of the mineralization. Excellent existing infrastructure and close proximity to the town of Stewart make this a relatively low-cost project.
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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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According to SCA’s articles of association, owners of Class A shares have the right to have such shares converted to Class B shares. Conversion reduces the total number of votes in the company. When such a conversion has occurred, the company is obligated by law to disclose any such changes in this manner. In September, at the request of shareholders 250,000 Class A shares were converted to Class B shares. The total number of votes in the company thereafter amounts to 1,286,461,242. The total number of registered shares in the company amounts to 705,110,094 of which 64,594,572 are Class A shares and 640,515,522 are Class B shares. NB: This information is such that SCA must disclose in accordance with the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on September 30, 2016, at 08:00 CET. For further information, please contact: Karl Stoltz, Media Relations Manager, +46 (0)8 - 788 51 55 SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2015 amounted to approximately SEK 115bn (EUR 12.3bn). SCA was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, visit www.sca.com.
Stanmore Coal Limited (ASX:SMR) Annual Report
Stanmore Coal Limited (ASX:SMR) Directors present their report for the year ended 30 June 2016.
Gran Colombia Gold Resumes Normal Operations in Segovia
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 29, 2016) - Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (the "Company") (TSX: GCM) (OTC PINK: TPRFF) announced today that the civil situation in Segovia and Remedios in the Department of Antioquia, Colombia, has come to a peaceful conclusion following extensive discussions between representatives of the national and regional governments, the Company and the local mining collective that instigated the civil strike last week which impeded the Company's workers from safely reporting to work. To resolve the situation, the parties agreed to create a Mesa Institucional, a roundtable with representatives from all parties, to analyze and propose solutions to improve social and economic matters in Segovia and Remedios. In addition, the Company will continue its negotiations with each of the illegal mines located within the Company's mining title at its Segovia Operations to enter into contractual relations similar to those it has with 41 other mining cooperatives working within its mining title. The first set of negotiations, supported by USAID and/or the government of Antioquia acting as moderator, will commence in the second week of October with representatives of the Cogote mine.
Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) Extension Drill Programme Commences
Cardinal Resources Limited (ASX:CDV) ("Cardinal" or "the Company") is pleased to report that a diamond drilling programme will be initiated by mid October (weather permitting) to test the up-dip width extensions to the known gold mineralisation at the Namdini Gold Project, along with two infill holes within the original framework drilling programme.
Goldmoney Inc. Announces Results of Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Goldmoney Inc. (TSX:XAU) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of its annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting"), held in Toronto on Thursday September 29, 2016. A total of 33,965,341 common shares, representing 50.80% of the outstanding common shares of the Company, were represented at the Meeting.
Mining Chemicals Market Analysis By Product, By Application And Segment Forecasts To 2024
NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The global mining chemicals market is expected to reach USD 38.01 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Positive mining industry outlook in India, China, Australia, Peru, and Chile is expected to drive the market over the forecast period. The presence of abundant raw materials including rare earth metals in China, Russia, Australia, Thailand, and the U.S. is expected to facilitate exploration activities, thus propelling demand for the product.

Australia has the third largest rare earth metal reserves in the world. In Russia, companies have been investing increasingly in the development of new extraction techniques to recover uranium. These factors are likely to have a positive impact on growth. Decrease in ore quality of zinc, lead, copper, and nickel is expected to promote utilization of sophisticated technologies requiring frothers, flocculants, grinding aids, and solvent extractants.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

Grinding aids dominated the global market accounting for over 40.0% of the global market share in 2015. Grinding aids help in improvement of the extraction process and requires low maintenance. In addition, utilization of grinding aids for the mining process reduces pollution and other harmful effects on the environment. Increasing concerns regarding the cost of grinding the minerals are expected to propel utilization of grinding aids over the forecast period.

Explosives & Drilling application dominated the market in 2015 and is projected to be the fastest growing segment owing to rapid depletion of shallow surface reserves which has led to the requirement of deep surface mining activities. Moreover, mining chemicals are also utilized for the efficient breaking of rocks during mining, thereby reducing cost and saving time during mineral processing.

Asia Pacific accounted for over 40.0% market share in 2015 and is projected to witness the fastest growth on account of the rapid industrial development and increasing focus on sustainability. Market players have been investing increasingly in the mining industry in the region which is expected to have a positive impact on demand for mining chemicals.

In June 2013, BASF established its new R&D laboratory in Johannesburg, to develop new mining chemicals and product differentiation. High raw material cost coupled with high logistic cost is expected to restrain entry of new players in the industry. High capital cost is also expected to be a major restraint for the manufacturers. In addition, stringent government regulations to reduce environmental pollution are expected to have an adverse impact on the market players over the next eight years.
DIPRA Applauds House Passage of WRDA
GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) applauds the House passage of the Water Resources Development Act. DIPRA provides policymakers and the public with information on how best to update local water infrastructure.
UNICA Sugarcane Crush -- 2016-17 Season: 1H September: S&P Global Platts Pre-Report Survey of Analysts
SAO PAULO, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) Initial JORC Resource Estimate Due Q4 2016
Cardinal Resources Limited ("Cardinal" or the "Company") (ASX:CDV) is pleased to report that as a result of the acceleration of its drill programmes this year, it has made strong in-roads towards reporting an initial JORC Resource Estimate for its Namdini Gold discovery in Ghana.
AmeraMex International Receives $200,000 in Equipment Orders
CHICO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2016) - AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC PINK: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, logging and mining companies, received two equipment orders totaling $200,000. The inventoried equipment will ship before the end of the third quarter.
Northern Dynasty/Pebble Partnership Cap Legal Costs to Conclude Litigation with US EPA
VANCOUVER, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that its 100%-owned US-based Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble Partnership" or "PLP"), owner of southwest Alaska's Pebble Project, has capped its legal fee exposure to conclude litigation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") under the Federal Advisory Committee Act ("FACA").
ARC Group Worldwide Announces New Senior Credit Facility
DELAND, FL--(Marketwired - September 29, 2016) - ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. ("ARC" and the "Company") (NASDAQ: ARCW), a leading global provider of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing solutions, announced today the closing of a new $42.5 million Senior Credit Agreement (the "Senior Credit Facility") with Citizens Bank, N.A. Proceeds from the financing will be used to support the continued expansion of ARC's core precision manufacturing and metal 3D printing businesses, along with repaying all amounts outstanding under the prior senior credit facility totaling $30.4 million.
Genius Appoints Jimmy Gravel as the Interim President Replacing Frank Guillemette
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Genius Properties Ltd. (CSE:GNI) ("Genius" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Jimmy Gravel, currently CEO of the company, has been named as the interim President and Director of the Company, effective September 29, 2016.
U.S. Stainless Steel Bar Producers Seek Reinstatement of Two Indian Producers - Viraj Profiles and Venus Wire - Back Under Existing Antidumping Duty Order
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven U.S. stainless steel bar producers - Carpenter Technology Corporation; Crucible Industries LLC; Electralloy, a Division of G.O. Carlson, Inc.; North American Stainless; Outokumpu Stainless Bar, LLC; Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.; and Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc. - announced they have filed a request for changed circumstances reviews charging that Viraj Profiles and Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd. should be immediately reinstated back under the existing antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar from India. The U.S. producers contend that following Viraj Profiles revocation from the order in 2004 and Venus Wire's revocation from the order in 2011, those companies recently resumed dumping their stainless steel bar into the United States. The U.S. producers have alleged dumping margins ranging from 9.35 percent to 46.10 percent for Viraj Profiles and 26.68 percent to 77.83 percent for Venus Wire.
Thomas Kelly to Step Down As Chief Operating Officer of Atico
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Atico Mining Corporation (the "Company" or "Atico") (TSX VENTURE:ATY) (OTC PINK:ATCMF) announces that Thomas Kelly, Chief Operating Officer, will be stepping down at the end of September 2016. Mr. Kelly will continue to serve as a Senior Advisor to the Company.
International Tool Joins the Associated Builders and Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter
DAVIE, Fla., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Tool, a company that provides the finest quality industrial power tools, announces their accompaniment with the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Florida East Coast Chapter. ABC is a reputable trade organization and commercial construction membership administrator that focuses heavily on ethics and compliance to safely meet the needs of clients.
Metallum Provides Update on Shareholder Meeting Plans
HALIFAX, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Metallum Resources Inc. (TSXV: MRV) ("Metallum" or "Company") provides the following Annual General and Special Meeting ("AGSM"), update:
Diamcor Comments on Unusual Trading Activity
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Aluminium Association of Canada pushes for more equal market conditions before United States International Trade Commission
MONTREAL, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Invited at United States International Trade Commission hearings, the Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) raised the issue of Chinese overcapacity, which is keeping prices artificially low, increasing the deficit in North American production, and boosting global greenhouse gas emissions. The hearings, called by the House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee, are aimed at identifying conditions for keeping the industry globally competitive at a time when the number of aluminium smelters in the United States has dropped from fourteen to four over a period of only two years.
Sunset Cove Mining-Corporate Update: New Director, Issuance of Options and Property Update
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Sunset Cove Mining Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SSM) is pleased to inform shareholders that Mr. Roger Dahn has accepted an appointment to its Board of Directors.
Cliffs' New Labor Contract with the United Steelworkers Ratified for its Michigan and Minnesota Operations
CLEVELAND, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced today that its employees represented by the United Steelworkers (USW) at its Tilden and Empire mines in Michigan, and its United Taconite and Hibbing Taconite mines in Minnesota ratified a new 3-year labor contract. The new contract is retroactively effective from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2017 and covers approximately 2,000 USW-represented employees at Cliffs' operations.
Bayhorse Silver Drilling at Bridging The Gap Project, Silver Valley, Idaho, USA
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - September 29, 2016) - Bayhorse Silver Inc. (TSX VENTURE: BHS) (the "Company" or "Bayhorse") reports that a diamond drill program is currently underway on its Bridging The Gap ("BTG") silver-lead-zinc project in the highly prolific silver producing district of the "Silver Valley", in northern Idaho, USA.
Steelworkers Ratify Agreement with Cliffs Natural Resources
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that union members have ratified a contract with Cliffs Natural Resources covering about 2,000 workers who belong to four local unions at the company's U.S. iron ore mines. The agreement is retroactive to Oct. 1, 2015 and will expire on Oct. 1, 2018.
Rockcliff Signs Option Agreement With Hudbay for a Zinc-Rich Deposit
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Rockcliff Copper Corporation ("Rockcliff" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RCU) today announced that the Company has signed an option agreement dated September 20, 2016 to earn up to 100% interest in the Bur property from Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HudBay Minerals Inc. (Hudbay) (TSX:HBM)(NYSE:HBM). The Bur property hosts a high grade, zinc-rich Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide (VMS) deposit and is strategically located nearby Hudbay's operations in the Snow Lake mining camp within the prolific Flin Flon-Snow Lake greenstone belt in Manitoba.
Corvus Gold Inc. to Webcast, Live, at VirtualInvestorConferences.com's OTCQX October 4th Event
Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to attend interactive real-time virtual conference at VirtualInvestorConferences.com
Excelsior Mining Announces US$14 Million Financing
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - September 29, 2016) - Excelsior Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE: MIN) (FRANKFURT: 3XS) (OTCQX: EXMGF) ("Excelsior" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a subscription agreement for a financing, with an affiliate of Greenstone Resources L.P. ("Greenstone"), for total gross proceeds of US$14.0 million. The financing consists of a private placement of common shares (the "Private Placement") at CDN$0.45 per share for gross proceeds of US$10.0 million and the sale of a 1% gross revenue royalty on the Gunnison Copper Project (the "Royalty Financing") for gross proceeds of US$4.0 million. Upon closing, Excelsior would be fully funded through to a decision to construct and the expected completion of the permitting process. Receipt of final operating permits is expected in Q2, 2017. Construction is scheduled to begin in Q3 of 2017, with commercial production anticipated in 2018.
Atalaya Mining plc: Filing of NI 43-101 Technical Report
NICOSIA, CYPRUS--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2016) -  Atalaya (AIM: ATYM) (TSX: AYM)
Globex Royalty Property-Authier Lithium Project Update
ROUYN-NORANDA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - GLOBEX MINING ENTERPRISES INC. (TSX:GMX)(FRANKFURT:G1M)(STUTTGART:G1M)(BERLIN:G1M)(MUNICH:G1M)(XETRA:G1M)(OTCQX:GLBXF) wishes to update shareholders as regards the Authier Lithium property in Quebec, on which Globex holds a 1% Gross Metal Royalty (GMR) on one claim over the center of the lithium deposit and a 2% GMR on 12 other claims in the immediate vicinity of the deposit.
2016 Briggs & Al's Run & Walk for Children's Hospital Of Wisconsin Raises $1 Million Dollars
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For 21 years, Briggs & Stratton Corporation has been a title sponsor for Briggs & Al's Run & Walk for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. This year's event took place on Saturday, September 17, and brought nearly 15,000 people to downtown Milwaukee, raising more than $1 million.
Westhaven Commences Drilling on Its Prospect Valley Gold Property
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Westhaven Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:WHN) is pleased to announce drilling has begun on its newly acquired 10,871 hectare Prospect Valley gold property, located on the Spences Bridge Gold Belt (SBGB) approximately 30 kilometres to the west of Merritt, B.C.
Global Zinc Market to Grow at a CAGR of 3.96% During the Period 2016-2020 - Research Beam
PORTLAND, Oregon, September 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Constellium launches 3D module showcasing its innovative aluminium solutions for the automotive industry
AMSTERDAM, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and Euronext: CSTM) unveiled today a first-of-its-kind application for the automotive industry, which will allow OEMs and businesses to browse through the wide array of Constellium aluminium product offerings available for the automotive sheet and extrusions market.
Arianne Phosphate closes loan financing
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JE9N: FSE (Germany)
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Khalkos: Anomalies of Type INFINITEM 3 Detected on the Malartic Property
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - KHALKOS EXPLORATION. ("Khalkos") (TSX VENTURE:KAS) The management of Khalkos Inc. is pleased to announce the results ground geophysics survey of type INFINITEM 3, undertaken by Abitibi Géophysique Inc. on the south portion of the Malartic property (bloc JAG and Révillard). The interpretation of results confirms the presence of two anomalies (AG-01 and AG-02) of high conductivity that could be the metallic source.
SIRIOS: Exploration Program Started on the Cheechoo-Eleonore Trend Gold Project
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - SIRIOS (TSX VENTURE:SOI) and its partner Sphinx Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SFX) announce the beginning of exploration work on the Cheechoo-Éléonore Trend project in Eeyou Istchee, James Bay, Quebec. A till sampling program will be carried out in the next following weeks along a 50 km potential gold trend. This sampling will provide a preliminary evaluation of the gold potential of this unexplored 50 km trend which is interpreted as the northwest extension of the Chechoo-Éléonore corridor. This trend hosts Sirios' Cheechoo gold discovery and the Goldcorp' Éléonore gold mine.
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Alphamin Bisie DRC Managing Director Returned to Goma After Providing Clarity in Misunderstanding With DRC Government
GOMA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Alphamin Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AFM) ("Alphamin" or the "Company") reports that Richard Robinson, the Managing Director of its Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC") subsidiary, Alphamin Bisie Mining ("ABM"), has returned to Goma after an exchange of information with a special mining sector fraud investigation commission in Kinshasa which has clarified a misunderstanding over sample exports of tin as part of the development of Alphamin's Bisie Tin Project and confirmed a common commitment to transparency and ending illegal artisanal mining on its concession.
XCMG Teams Up with Permco, Making Final Dash to Lead the Core Component Industry
XUZHOU, China, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- XCMG Hydraulics Co., LTD., a subsidiary company of XCMG, has recently established long-term strategic cooperation agreement with Permco, an American hydraulic parts company. XCMG officially becomes its only designated hydraulic cylinder production base in China.
Moneta announces 40,000m drill program on Golden Highway
TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc. (TSX:ME) ("Moneta" or the "Company") announces the start of its fully-funded exploration and drilling program on its 100% owned Golden Highway Project, east of Timmins, Ontario.
CIIF 2016 Is Approaching - Event to Highlight the Transformation of Manufacturing Industry
SHANGHAI, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ -- The 18th China International Industry fair (CIIF 2016) is going to be staged from November 1 to 5 2016 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). After 17 years of successful operation, the 5-day event has become a global branding fair that is the optimal manufacturing platform and the must-attended exhibition for the manufacturing industry. CIIF 2016 accommodates 8 leading international shows taking place under a single umbrella. Themed as "Innovative, Intelligent and Green", the topics coverd at CIIF 2016 include metalworking and CNC machine tools, industrial automation & IT solutions, environmental protection, energy infrastructure, energy-saving vehicles and robotics.
Uracan and Forum Commence Drilling on Clearwater Property in Patterson Lake South Area
VANCOUVER, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Uracan Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:URC) ("Uracan") and Forum Uranium Corp. (TSX.V:FDC) ("Forum") announce the commencement of a 3,000 metre drill program on Forum's 100% owned Clearwater Project, on trend from Fission Uranium's Triple R deposit and Nexgen Energy's Arrow Deposit in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. The Patterson Lake Corridor continues to yield significant uranium mineralization 840 metres to the southwest of the original discovery in the direction of the Clearwater Project.
Sphinx and Sirios Commence Exploration on the Chechoo-Eleonore Trend project, Eeyou Istchee James Bay region
On August 23, 2016 Sphinx and Sirios announced the signing of a letter of intent to form a 50-50% joint venture for the Project which consists of 551 claims (286 km2).
Osisko Commences Drilling at Black Dog
MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) ("Osisko") is pleased to announce that it has commenced a 15,000 metre drill program on its 100% owned Black Dog property (formerly known as the "Souart" property) situated 14 kilometres southwest of the Windfall deposit.
Hudson Defines Robust Business Plan For the Paint, Coatings and Polymer Industries With Its White Mountain Anorthosite From Greenland
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - HUDSON RESOURCES INC. (the "Company") - (TSX VENTURE:HUD)(OTCQX:HUDRF) is pleased to announce that an independent study by Industrial Mineral Management Consulting (IMMC) of Bridgenorth, Ontario has confirmed Hudson's White Mountain anorthosite (calcium feldspar) will make an excellent mineral additive for the paint, coatings and polymer industries. Known as functional fillers or extenders, mineral additives are used for their physical properties to improve the product it is being added to. High quality functional fillers and extenders are a sought after commodity. Filler demand in the paint and coatings industry alone has been estimated to be in excess of US$2 billion (Source: Acmite Market Intelligence, Global Inorganic Filler Market, August 2015).
IDM Mining Announces Key Milestone in the Environmental Assessment of the Red Mountain Gold Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:IDM) ("IDM" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the 30-day public consultation period will commence shortly for the Red Mountain Underground Project (the "Project") draft Application Information Requirements (dAIR) document. The public comment period, managed by the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO), will run from October 5, 2016, to November 4, 2016, with an EAO-led public open house in Stewart on October 12, 2016. IDM will host two additional open houses in the Nisga'a communities of Gitwinksihlkw on October 13, 2016, and Gitlaxt'aamiks October 19, 2016.
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Mickey Fulp Comments on Gold, Junior Explorers, Uranium & 2016 Election Impact
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

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Interview with Joe Mazumdar at Precious Metals Summit
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Joe Mazumdar, the co-editor of Brent Cook’s Exploration Insights newsletter, joins us at the Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek to share his current thoughts on the junior sector.

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Comments on GDX, GDXJ and 9 Companies
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
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A Bit More Downside Potential in Gold Stocks
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Last week we projected 5% to 10% downside in the gold stocks. Well, not to butter my own bread but GDX and GDXJ both lost 9% on the week. That being said, I believed that the weakness would be limited and miners could rebound to new highs in September. While that...
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