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Lumina Gold Corp. (TSXV: LUM, OTCQX: LMGDF): Exploring and Developing, the Largest Primary Gold Deposit in Ecuador. Interview with Scott Hicks, VP of Corporate Development & Communications
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Lumina Gold Corp. (TSXV: LUM, OTCQX: LMGDF)
is a precious and base metals exploration and development company focused on the Cangrejos Gold-Copper Project, the largest primary gold deposit in Ecuador. We learned from Scott Hicks, VP of Corporate Development and Communications of Lumina Gold, that they envision a 25 year mine life, with a large-scale open pit mine, producing about 80,000 tonnes per day, plus about 50 million pounds a year of copper by-products. The revenue mix for the asset is about 80% gold and 20% copper. The project, located in El Oro Province, Southwest Ecuador, is right near a deep sea port, and is blessed with very good infrastructure. Management's plan for Lumina Gold, is to sell the Company, which was part of the reason they spun out the other assets into a new Company called Luminex Resources (TSXV:LR, OTC:LUMIF).
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Dr. Allen Alper Interviews Pini Althaus, CEO of USA Rare Earth LLC: Planning to be the First Mine to Magnet Operation Outside of China
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Pini Althaus, who is CEO of USA Rare Earth LLC., tells us that USA Rare Earth LLC. Pre-IPO, with facilities based in the USA, plans to be the first Mine-to-Magnet operation outside of China. The Round Top deposit has lithium and 16 of the 17 rare earths (REE’s), with a high concentration of heavy rare earths like Dysprosium and Terbium. Pini plans to make USA Rare Earths the second largest lithium producer in the United States by 2023. In April they acquired the only sintered neodymium iron boron (NdFeB) permanent magnet manufacturing plant in the Americas (formerly owned by Hitachi), located in North Carolina. The goal is to bring the magnet plant back into full operation, within the next 12 months. USA Rare Earth has a top-rated team, with vast experience in REE’s and magnet production. Watch USA Rare Earth for more exciting developments.
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Dr. Allen Alper Interviews Andrew Davidson, Founder, President and CEO Royal Helium Ltd. (TSXV: RHC): Has Over 400,000 Acres of Prospective Helium Land in Southern Saskatchewan
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Royal Helium Ltd. (TSXV: RHC)
has over 400,000 acres of prospective helium land in southern Saskatchewan. All of Royal’s lands are in close vicinity to highways, roads, cities and importantly, close to existing oil and gas infrastructure, with a significant portion of its land in close proximity to existing helium producing locations. We learned from Andrew Davidson, who is Founder, President and CEO of Royal Helium, that they are the only publicly traded helium exploration company, focused on helium production in Canada. After very successful seismic and airborne mag surveys, the Company is currently looking for funding of their first drilling program, scheduled for fall 2020. Initially they plan three to five wells, two or three-thousand-meter-deep and, if successful, that will be followed up with more aggressive drilling and additional seismic and airborne mag exploration programs. With stable, rising prices and limited, non-renewable sources for helium worldwide, Royal intends to become a leading North American producer of this high value commodity.
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Talon Metals Corp. (TSX: TLO): Joint Ventured with Rio Tinto on the High-Grade Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Project, in Minnesota, USA; Sean Werger, President and Dr. Etienne Dinel, VP of Geology.
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Talon Metals Corp. (TSX: TLO)
is a base metals company, in a joint venture with Rio Tinto, on the high-grade Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Project, located in Minnesota, USA, comprised of the Tamarack North Project and the Tamarack South Project. Talon, the Tamarack Project operator (as of October 2019), has an earn-in right to acquire up to 60% of the project. We learned from Sean Werger, President of Talon Metals, that they think having Rio Tinto as a partner gives them an operational and strategic advantage, and the Tamarack Project is the only high-grade nickel sulfide deposit based in the United States, after the Lundin's Eagle Mine. The PEA shows that the project will be a low-cost producer, with lots of optionality. According to Mr. Werger, if you get involved in Tamarack and Talon, you're positioning yourself both in a commodity and in a project that are well-positioned for some very serious growth over the next few years.
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Triumph Gold Corp. (TSX-V: TIG): Advancing the District Scale Freegold Mountain Project in the Yukon; Interview with John Anderson, Chairman and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Triumph Gold Corp. (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 and CEO of Triumph Gold, that Freegold Mountain has a great advantage over others, such as the government-maintained road with access off the Klondike Highway, which goes through the property. The Freegold Mountain project has 2 million gold equivalent ounces at surface, where there has been extensive exploration work done over the last three years, as well as new discoveries outside of where that resource is. Near term plans include exploration drilling at the Freegold Mountain project. According to Mr. Anderson, Triumph Gold offers incredible leverage to the gold price, and, is one of the best risk/reward opportunities in the sector.
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Blackstone Minerals (ASX: BSX): Unlocking a World Class Nickel Sulfide District; Scott Williamson:, Managing Director Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

We learned from Scott Williamson:, Managing Director of Blackstone Minerals (ASX: BSX), that they are looking to restart the past producing, high-grade Ban Phuc nickel mine, located at their, district-scale, Ta Khoa Project in Northern Vietnam. The Ta Khoa Nickel-Cu-PGE Project has existing modern mine infrastructure, built to International Standards, including a 450k tpa processing plant and permitted mine facilities. We learned from Mr. Williamson that they are focused on disseminated sulfide, as well as the massive sulfide. Near term plans include delivering a maiden resource at their new King Cobra discovery, followed by testing of the 25 brand-new massive sulfide vein targets. According to Mr. Williamson, Blackstone Minerals is going to unlock what is believed to be a world class nickel sulfide district. Blackstone also owns a large land holding at the Gold Bridge project, within the BC porphyry belt in British Columbia, Canada, with large scale drill targets, prospective for high-grade gold-cobalt-copper mineralization. In Australia, Blackstone is exploring for nickel and gold in the Eastern Goldfields and gold in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Blackstone has a Board and Management Team, with a proven track record of mineral discovery and corporate success
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Dr. Allen Alper Interviews Matt Gill, MD and CEO, White Rock Minerals Ltd. (ASX: WRM), Exploring for Globally Significant High-Grade VMS (Zinc, Silver, Gold) and IRGS Gold Deposits in Alaska.
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Matt Gill, Managing Director and CEO of White Rock Minerals Ltd. (ASX: WRM), updated us on White Rock. White Rock has undergone a 3 to 4-times re-rating since Metals News started covering them, and Matt sees the potential for a much greater upside. They have an advanced JORC compliant gold and silver project in northern New South Wales, Australia, and an exciting new large gold anomaly discovery, called Last Chance, situated in the high-prospective Tintina gold belt, in central Alaska. This gold target sits within the Company’s district-scale Red Mountain project, where there already exists a maiden-JORC compliant, high-grade zinc and precious metals resource. White Rock will be drilling new targets at Red Mountain until September this year and continuing in 2021. With a fully funded exploration program for 2020 and 2021 in Alaska, promising projects in great mining jurisdictions, an excellent team, and a planned revised share structure, White Rock ticks off all the boxes, and shows promise to continue its current successful gains.
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West Red Lake Gold Mines, Inc. (CSE: RLG, OTCQB: RLGMF, FSE: HYK): Has a Very Large Property Position, in the Prolific Red Lake Gold District of Northwest Ontario, CA; John Kontak, President Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

West Red Lake Gold Mines, Inc.
(CSE: RLG, OTCQB: RLGMF, FSE: HYK) has assembled a significant property position, totaling 3,100 hectares, in the prolific Red Lake Gold District of Northwest Ontario, Canada, which contains three former gold mines. We learned from John Kontak, President and Director of West Red Lake Gold Mines, that they have commenced drilling, targeting new high-grade discoveries and aiming to expand the NT Gold Zone, located on the Rowan JV portion of the West Red Lake Project. Near-term plans also include permitting and economic studies at the former Rowan mine. The Company's team is experienced in monetizing mineral assets, and they are good at making the assets valuable and then selling them to a Canadian gold producer.
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Kincora Copper Ltd. (TSXV: KCC): High-Grade Gold and Copper Discovery in a District-Scale System as Australia’s Second Largest Porphyry Mine; Sam Spring, President and CEO Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

We learned from Sam Spring, President and CEO of Kincora Copper Ltd. (TSXV: KCC), that in third quarter of 2019, Kincora made the strategic decision to secure a district-scale position in the Macquarie Arc of the Lachlan Fold Belt, NSW, Australia. Kincora Copper’s flagship project, called Trundle, sits within the same mineralized system as Northparkes Copper and Gold Mine, which is Australia’s second largest porphyry mine. The high-grade near surface gold and copper results just announced from the first hole of their maiden drilling program, demonstrate the immense potential for further discoveries of high-grade porphyry and skarn-style copper-gold mineralization at Trundle. According to Mr. Spring, it is a rare opportunity for a junior to get their hands on such a brownfield project, with extensive mineralization, extensive list of untested targets and in a Tier 1 jurisdiction.
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Anaconda Mining Inc. (TSX: ANX, OTCQX:ANXGF): Production, Development, and Exploration Company, in the Prolific Mining District of Newfoundland: Interview with Kevin Bullock, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Anaconda Mining Inc. (TSX:ANX, OTCQX:ANXGF)
a production, development, and exploration Company, with mining and milling operations, in the prolific Baie Verte Mining District of Newfoundland, which includes the fully-permitted Pine Cove Mill, tailings facility and deep-water port, as well as ~11,000 hectares of highly prospective mineral lands, including those adjacent to the past producing, high-grade Nugget Pond Mine at its Tilt Cove Gold Project. Anaconda is also developing the Goldboro Gold Project in Nova Scotia, a high-grade resource and the subject of an on-going feasibility study. We learned from Kevin Bullock, who is President and CEO of Anaconda Mining that they are producing between 18 and 19,000 ounces of gold per year in Newfoundland, with positive cash flow, and currently have approximately $7 million in cash. They are starting a 5,500 meter drilling program at Nova Scotia, to convert about 100,000 ounces, of currently inferred resources, into indicated resources and thereby allowing them to be used in the feasibility study. Anaconda also keeps ongoing exploration, around its producing mine in Newfoundland, continuously increasing the mine life.
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Opus One Resources Inc. (TSX-V: OOR): discovering high-quality gold and base metals deposits, in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Quebec and Ontario; Interview with Louis Morin, CEO and Pierre O'Dowd, Chief Geologist
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Opus One Resources Inc. (TSX-V: OOR)
is focused on discovering high-quality gold and base metals deposits, in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, north-western Quebec and north-eastern Ontario – one of the most prolific gold mining areas in the world. Opus One holds assets in Val-d’Or, Matagami and Chibougamau areas. We learned from Louis Morin, CEO and Director, and Pierre O'Dowd, Chief Geologist, of Opus One Resources that their properties are all located in areas easily accessible by good road networks, which translates into significant savings in exploration costs. Every property has gold showings, with multiple near surface targets. The Company is currently focused on two areas, which include three properties in Casa-Berardi Break and an earn-in opportunity at the Fecteau project, located in the Windfall district.
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Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSX-V: BAY; OTCQB: ATBHF): Exploring a New High-Grade, Near-Surface Discovery in the Gold-Rich Region of Virginia, USA; Interview with Thomas Ullrich, CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSX-V: BAY; OTCQB: ATBHF)
is a mineral exploration company, exploring for gold and base metal deposits in Virginia, USA, and Nunavut, Canada. We learned from Thomas Ullrich, CEO and Director of Aston Bay Holdings, that they have a brand new high-grade, near-surface discovery at the Buckingham Gold Project, Virginia, in the best jurisdiction in the world. In the near-term, Aston Bay will focus exclusively on their Virginia project, where they have significant high-grade intercepts, such as 24.7 grams over 3.6 meters. In addition, they will be doing prospecting and exploration sampling around some past-producing mines, on their other property in Virginia.
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Perseus Mining Limited (ASX/TSX: PRU): Appointed to the Prestigious S&P Dow ASX200index, Increasing Gold Production to 500,000 Plus Ounces Per Year; Jeff Quartermaine, Managing Director and CEO Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Perseus Mining Limited (ASX/TSX: PRU)
is an Australian company, that operates two gold mines in West Africa, with first gold, from its third mine, Yaouré, expected in December 2020, increasing gold production to more than 500,000 ounces per year in 2021/2022. We learned from Jeff Quartermaine, Managing Director and CEO of Perseus Mining, that they are generating quite a lot of cash in the current gold price environment, and will acquire 100% of Exore Resources, who's Bagoe project, in northern Côte d’Ivoire, is located near Perseus's Sissingué Gold Mine and has a maiden JORC-compliant Mineral Resource containing 90,000 ounces of gold indicated, and a further 440,000 ounces classified inferred resource. According to Mr. Quartermaine, as a result of the increase in value of the Company over the last 12 months and as a result of the increased turnover of stock, they have been appointed to the prestigious S&P Dow ASX200 index.
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CBLT Inc. (TSXV: CBLT): Natural Resource Company, Targeting Cobalt and Investigating Acquisition of Silver Properties in North America; Interview with Peter Clausi, CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

is a natural resource company, targeting cobalt in ethical traceable mining jurisdictions. We learned from Peter Clausi, CEO of CBLT, that they were able to finance the Company on a non-dilutive basis, by selling off some of their cobalt assets for very high profits. Near term plans include acquiring silver properties in North America, either past producers or grassroots greenfields, in anticipation of the silver prices run. According to Mr. Clausi, the cobalt price has been artificially held down and is expected to run up, and CBLT has drill ready cobalt properties in Quebec, and Sudbury, Ontario.
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Providence Gold Mines Inc. (TSXV: PHD): Exploring and Developing a Past Producing Gold Mine in the “Mother Lode” District of California; Interview with Ron Coombes, President & CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Providence Gold Mines Inc. (TSXV: PHD)
The Property is located in the Summerville Mining District, Tuolumne County, California, upon the eastern belt of the “Mother Lode” District, consisting of 65 acres of fee simple land and 22 additional mining claims on US federal lands in the famous Motherlode mining districts.

We learned from Ron Coombes, President & CEO of Providence Gold Mines, that the project, acquired in 2017, is a former high-grade gold producer, shut down in the middle of a profitable operation, due to a dispute among owners, and has been abandoned for over one hundred years.
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Tietto Minerals (TIE.ASX), Expanding a 2.2-Million-Ounce Gold Resource in the Abujar, Cote d'Ivoire; Dr. Caigen Wang, Managing Director Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

This is Dr. Allen Alper, Editor-in-Chief of Metals News, interviewing Dr. Caigen Wang, Managing Director of Tietto Minerals (TIE.ASX), who has a 2.2-million-ounce gold resource in the Abujar, Cote d'Ivoire project in the central west of Ivory Coast. The Company has been rerated because of a major increase in the resource and grade that was based on September 2019 drill results. They recently concluded a ~50,000 meter diamond drill program that will be used for the September 2020 Mineral Resource update. Watch for more news and results from Tietto Minerals, as they have just announced a 45,000m diamond and 25,000m aircore program for the next twelve months.
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Sable Resources Ltd. (TSXV: SAE): Developing a Large Portfolio of Highly Prospective Greenfield Projects to Resource Stage, in Mexico, Argentina, and Peru; Dr Ruben Padilla Interviewed.
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

We learned from Dr. Ruben Padilla, President and CEO of Sable Resources Ltd. (TSXV: SAE), that Sable is a well-funded junior grassroots explorer, focused on the discovery of new precious metal projects, through systematic exploration in endowed terranes, located in favorable, established mining jurisdictions. Sable's main focus is developing its large portfolio of new greenfields projects, located in the Province of San Juan in Argentina, Mexico, and Peru, to resource stage. We learned from Dr. Padilla that in Argentina Sable is actively exploring the drill-ready Don Julio cluster of targets and is advancing the El Fierro project to drill stage, both projects located in San Juan Province. We also learned that in Mexico, Sable has an impressive regional program (1.16Mha in mineral application, 39,000ha titled) incorporating the Margarita, Vinata North, Vinata South, and El Escarpe projects; and one Project in Ayacucho, Peru. According to Dr. Padilla, the Company is in a position to drill multiple targets per year for the next few years, increasing the chances of economic discoveries.
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Dr. Allen Alper Interviews Michael McNeilly, CEO of Metal Tiger PLC (AIM: MTR): Focused on Project Investments and Equity Investments in the Natural Resources Sector
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Michael McNeilly, CEO of Metal Tiger PLC (AIM: MTR) introduced us to his business. Metal Tiger is an AIM (London Stock Exchange) quoted investing company, focused on the natural resource sector. Metal Tiger has a portfolio of investments in development and exploration stage mining companies, with a current focus on precious and base metals, with a strong focus on copper, gold and silver. They hold 3 significant net smelter revenue (NSR) royalties.
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Tesoro Resources Limited (ASX:TSO): Owns 70% of the District Scale El Zorro Gold Project, Chile; Zeff Reeves, Managing Director, Interviewed
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Tesoro Resources Limited (ASX: TSO)
is an Australian public company, focused in Chile, where it owns 70% of the district scale El Zorro Gold Project, in the Coastal Cordillera region. The Coastal Cordillera region is host to multiple world class copper and gold mines, has well established infrastructure, service providers and an experienced mining workforce. We learned from Zeff Reeves, Managing Director of Tesoro Resources, that the Company is currently undertaking exploration programs at El Zorro, with the goal of defining a maiden resource. Some of the drill results, at Ternera deposit, include 86.45 meter interval at 2.29 grams per ton and 23 meters at 7.3 grams per ton. Tesoro has done some preliminary metallurgical test work that showed gold recoveries up to 99%. Near-term plans include resource definition drilling, detailed metallurgical testwork and commencement of environmental and engineering studies, for a scoping study to commence in early 2021.
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Dr Allen Alper Interviews Glenn Mullan, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Golden Valley Mines (TSX-V: GZZ)
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

We spoke with Golden Valley Mines’ (TSX-V:GZZ) Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Glenn Mullan. Golden Valley Mines is a junior exploration company that has shares of Abitibi Royalties, Val-d’Or Mining Corporation, and International Prospect Ventures. They also have Joint Ventured with many companies that have left Golden Valley with Net Smelter Return (NSR) Royalties or a free carried interest (FCI) in the venture. They own 44.8% of Abitibi Royalties which is worth more than Golden Valley's entire market capitalization. Abitibi Royalties’ main NSR comes from Canadian Malartic Gold Mine, which was originally staked by Golden Valley. Val-d’Or Mining Corporation focuses on prospect generation and grassroots early-stage exploration in both northeastern Ontario and northwestern Quebec. International Prospect Ventures owns 1 gold property in Ontario and eight gold properties in Australia, with exciting potential in Australia covering 255,000 acres in Western Australia in the Pilbara Craton. They have a lot of skin in the game and are getting approval for a share consolidation targeted for the July – August time frame. Golden Valley is a sound company with a very successful and unique business model. Look for exciting news from them and their holdings.
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Alliance Magnesium, in Danville, Québec, Constructing a New Plant for Primary Production of Magnesium; Interview with Joel Fournier, President and Chief Technology Officer
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Alliance Magnesium
, located in Danville, Québec, has developed and patented technology, based on clean electrolysis to extract the magnesium, contained in serpentine rock and produce recycled magnesium. This revolutionary process will bring a worldwide paradigm shift in magnesium production, turning international environmental issues into economic successes. Alliance will capitalize on growing demand for metallic magnesium and alloys, particularly in the aircraft and automotive industries. We learned from Joel Fournier, President and Chief Technology Officer of Alliance Magnesium, that the Company recently officially broke ground on its high-value, added magnesium ingot production plant that will produce a very green magnesium metal.
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Arizona Metals Corp. (TSX.V: AMC): Proven Leadership Team, Exploring and Developing a World-Class Gold-Copper-Zinc VMS and High Potential Gold Deposit; Marc Pais, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Arizona Metals Corp. (TSX.V: AMC)
owns 100% of the Kay Mine Property, in Yavapai County, which is located one hour north of Phoenix, Arizona, on a combination of patented and BLM claims, totaling 1,370 acres that are not subject to any royalties. A historic estimate, by Exxon Minerals, in 1982, reported a “proven and probable reserve of 6.4 million short tons, at a grade of 2.2% copper, 2.8 g/t gold, 3.03% zinc, and 55 g/t silver.” We learned from Marc Pais, President and CEO of Arizona Metals, that they have just restarted the drilling program paused for the quarantine in March. The Company's other 100% owned project is called Sugarloaf Peak Project, located two hours directly west of Phoenix, in La Paz County. We learned from Mr. Pais that they have permitted a 5,000 meter drilling program at Sugarloaf Peak, which will commence on July 6, 2020. The Company's near-term plans include drilling at Kay Mine to increase the resource.
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Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL): Leading Low-Cost U.S. Silver Producer and Gold Producer with Mines in North America; Interview with Phillips Baker Jr., President and CEO
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 gold producer, with operating mines in Quebec, Canada and Nevada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in eight world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, also an exploration office and investments in early-stage silver exploration projects in Canada. We learned from Phillips Baker Jr., who has been President and CEO of Hecla Mining for the past 17 years, that their assets have long lives. Currently the Company has by far the largest reserves in history. According to Mr. Baker, the prices of gold and silver will jump, once the world economies reopen, as the result of the COVID-19 stimulus packages. Hecla will be in a unique position to take advantage of the precious metal prices, as a Company that has significant reserves and resources, in the right jurisdictions.
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Dark Horse Resources Ltd. (ASX: DHR): Dark Horse Acquired Gold Projects in Finland and a Tungsten Project in Sweden and Argentine Gold Projects; Interview with David Mason, MD & CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Dark Horse Resources Limited (ASX: DHR)
is a project generator company focused on tier 1 Gold exploration projects. We learned from David Mason, Managing Director and CEO of Dark Horse Resources, that they have been working in Argentina for several years, and recently have decided to implement a new corporate strategy to find new gold projects in alternative jurisdictions. As a result of their search, Dark Horse is acquiring gold projects in Finland and a tungsten project in Sweden. Near-term plans include up to a 3000 meters diamond drilling program in Finland this Fall, with objectives to prove quite a reasonable and significant gold project, then continue drilling through into early next year. The Company also plans to advance its Argentine gold projects and find a joint venture partner to develop them. In addition, Dark Horse Resources holds 10 billion Lakes Oil NL (ASX: LKO) shares, representing 30% of the Company.
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Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE: EXK, TSX: EDR): Improved Performance of Three High-Grade, Silver-Gold Mines in Mexico, Advancing the Terronera Mine Project; Brad Cooke, Founder and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE: EXK, TSX: EDR)
is a mid-tier precious metals mining company that owns and operates three high-grade, underground, silver-gold mines in Mexico. Endeavour is currently advancing the Terronera Mine project towards a development decision and exploring its portfolio of exploration and development projects in Mexico and Chile to facilitate its goal to become a premier senior silver producer. We learned from Bradford Cooke, Founder and CEO of Endeavour Silver, that their mines have been performing a lot better this year after falling on hard times last year. In addition, they have two new silver-gold discoveries, located in other historic mining districts in Mexico, one of which, Terronera, should not only become a future core asset, but also their largest and the lowest-cost mine. Once built, Terronera has the potential to double their production and half their operating costs.
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Arcanum Alloys: Currently Commercializing Two Metal Products that are Using Surface-Optimized Diffusion Alloy Technology (SODA); Interview with Dr. Daniel Bullard, CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

We learned from Dr. Daniel Bullard, CEO of
Arcanum Alloys
that they are looking to change the way that steel is manufactured. Arcanum Alloys has developed a breakthrough technology to drive revolutionary performance and margins in numerous metal alloy markets. They are currently commercializing two products that are using Surface-Optimized Diffusion Alloy technology (SODA). One is a stainless steel alternative, where a low-carbon steel's surface is converted into a stainless-steel alloy that's metallurgically bonded to the substrate. That lowers the costs, improves the formability, and gives incredible corrosion performance. The second product is an electrical steel alternative, with improved performance.
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Champion Iron Limited (TSX: CIA, ASX: CIA): High-Grade Iron Ore Producer, Concentrate of 66.2% Fe., in Northern Quebec; Interview with Michael Marcotte, VP of Investor Relations
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Champion Iron Limited (TSX: CIA, ASX: CIA)
, through its subsidiary Québec Iron Ore Inc., owns and operates the high-grade low-cost Bloom Lake Mining Complex, located on the south end of the Labrador Trough in Northern Québec, adjacent to established iron ore producers. Bloom Lake is an open-pit truck and shovel operation, with a concentrator, and it ships iron concentrate from the site by rail, initially on the Bloom Lake Railway, to a ship loading port in Sept-Îles, Québec. We learned from Michael Marcotte, who is VP of Investor Relations for Champion Iron, that their product is called a high-grade concentrate of 66.2% Fe that helps reduce C02 emission in the steelmaking process. The Company's balance sheet is very strong, the cash-flow is substantial, and they are in final consideration to completing a potential expansion project, which would double Bloom Lake's overall capacity from 7.4 Mtpa to 15 Mtpa. The largest markets for Champion Iron concentrate are China, Japan, Middle East, Europe, India, and Korea.
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BlueBird Battery Metals Inc. (TSXV: BATT; US: BBBMF): Developing a Nickel Based Discovery in Western Australia for the Electric Vehicle Battery Industry, Interview with Peter Dickie, President and CEO
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

BlueBird Battery Metals Inc. (TSXV: BATT; US: BBBMF)
is a small-cap Canadian junior resource exploration company, currently focused on developing a nickel-based discovery in Western Australia for the electric vehicle battery industry. We learned from Peter Dickie, who is President and CEO of BlueBird Battery Metals, they are busy reviewing the last exploration and drilling program on the Canegrass project that resulted in elevated levels of nickel and copper, as well as cobalt, vanadium, platinum and palladium credits. BlueBird is about to embark on a new, fairly aggressive, exploration and drilling program that is sure to generate lots of news, which hopefully will be reflected in appreciation of the market cap.
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Lithium Power International (ASX: LPI): Developing Chile’s Next High-Grade Lithium Mine; Andrew Phillips, Executive Director, Company Secretary, and CFO, and also Richard Crookes, Executive Director, Corporate Finance
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Lithium Power International (ASX: LPI)
is a pure-play lithium company focused on the development of Chile’s next high-grade lithium mine. The Maricunga JV, in which LPI holds a 51% interest, is the highest quality, pre-production, lithium brine project, in South America and has one of the world’s highest-grade lithium resources at 1,167 mg/l lithium and 8,500 mg/l potassium. The 2019 JORC and NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate, for the deposit, totals 2.07 Mt LCE, now all classified as measured or Indicated & 5.38 Mt KCl from surface to 200m depth. We learned from Andrew Phillips, who's Executive Director, Company Secretary, and Chief Financial Officer, and also Richard Crookes, who is Executive Director, Corporate Finance, of Lithium Power International, that the project is very low-cost, with a robust feasibility study, permitted and ready for financing. The Company is currently in the phase of finalizing a collaboration, with Chile state miner Codelco, then moving towards finalizing off-take and project finance.
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Altech Chemicals Limited (ASX: ATC, FRA: A3Y): Becoming One of the World's Leading Suppliers of 99.99% (4N) High Purity Alumina (HPA); Interview with Iggy Tan, Managing Director
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Altech Chemicals Limited (ASX: ATC, FRA: A3Y)
is aiming to become one of the world's leading suppliers of 99.99% (4N) high purity alumina (Al2O3), through the construction and operation of a 4,500tpa, high-purity alumina (HPA), processing plant at Johor, Malaysia. Feedstock for the plant will be sourced from the Company’s 100%-owned, kaolin deposit, at Meckering, Western Australia and shipped to Malaysia. We learned from Iggy Tan, who is Managing Director of Altech Chemicals, that high-purity alumina is a high-value, high-margin and highly-demanded product, required for the production of synthetic sapphire used in lithium ion batteries and LEDs. According to Mr. Tan, Altech Chemicals utilizes a disruptive technology that uses low-impurity kaolin stock, instead of the expensive aluminum metal, to create high-purity alumina at a third of the costs, with much lower CO2 footprint and energy consumption.
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Northern Vertex Intercepts High Grade Mineralization of 21.8 GPT Gold & 211.48 GPT Silver Over 6.1 Meters, Including 69.3 GPT (2.02 OZ) Gold & 716 GPT Silver Over 1.5 Meters at Moss Mine, Arizona
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSX.V: NEE) (OTC Nasdaq Intl.: NHVCF) (the "Company" or "Northern Vertex") is pleased to announce initial results from the multi-phase drilling and resource expansion program (the "Program") underway at the Moss Mine in NW Arizona. Drilling has successfully intercepted high-grade gold and widespread district scale mineralization within a 2-kilometer radius of mining operations. The Moss Mine land holdings are contained within Arizona's historic Oatman Mining District, recognized for its numerous high-grade gold discoveries.
Lida Resources Inc. Announces U.S. Listing and DTC Eligibility
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Lida Resources Inc. (CSE: LIDA) ("Lida" or the "Company"), a Canadian exploration company currently targeting exploration in Peru, is pleased to announce it has received a US trading symbol from FINRA. The Company currently trades under the symbol "LDDAF" in the over the counter market (pink), it has submitted an application for the OTCQB, a US trading platform operated by the OTC Markets Group in New York. The Company will provide further information once its common shares commence trading on the OTCQB.
Zephyr Accelerates Warrant Expiry Date
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U.S. Gold Corp. Acquires Northern Panther Resource Corporation
ELKO, Nevada, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Gold Corp. (Nasdaq: USAU) (the "Company") a gold exploration and development company, is pleased to announce it has closed the acquisition of Northern Panther Resource Corporation ("Northern Panther") in an all-share transaction pursuant to a merger agreement between Company and Northern Panther. Northern Panther, a Nevada corporation, has merged into a new subsidiary of U.S. Gold Corp. Northern Panther's principal asset is the Challis Gold exploration project and it also has $2.5 million in cash. Concurrently with the closing of the merger, several Northern Panther shareholders have led a concurrent financing in which the Company received subscriptions for shares of its preferred stock and warrants up to $5.5 million, bringing a total of up to $8.0 million in additional capital to the Company.
Group Eleven Welcomes Ken Klassen to the Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Group Eleven Resources Corp. (TSX.V: ZNG) (OTC: GRLVF) (FRA: 3GE) ("Group Eleven" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Glencore Canada Corporation ("Glencore") has exercised its right to appoint Ken Klassen to Group Eleven's board of directors.
Novelis Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results
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Resolute Industrial Acquires the Assets of DriExpress and Empire Holdings
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Industrial Holdings, LLC ("Resolute" or the "Company"), a leading independent provider of specialty HVAC&R equipment rental solutions, compressor remanufacturing, and refrigerant storage services, announced today that it has acquired the assets of DriExpress, LLC ("DriExpress") and Empire Holdings, LLC ("Empire"), two specialty HVAC&R equipment rental and logistical support businesses primarily serving the emergency and restoration services market. Resolute is a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners, LP ("AEI"), a private equity firm specializing in Aerospace, Defense & Government Services, Power Generation, and Specialty Industrial markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Geodrill Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results
TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Geodrill Limited ("Geodrill" or the "Company") (TSX: GEO), a leading West African based drilling company, reported its financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2020. All figures are reported in U.S. dollars ($), unless otherwise indicated. Geodrill's financial statements are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS").
Sable Defines High-Grade Silver Mineralisation over 2km by 500m area at El Fierro
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Sable Resources Ltd. ("Sable" or the "Company") (TSXV: SAE) is pleased to announce that it has received additional results from El Fierro Bajo zone at its recently optioned El Fierro project in San Juan Argentina. Mapping and sampling has identified four discrete outcropping structures (Vein A, Vein B, Vein C and North Vein) over a 2km by 500m footprint, open along strike in both directions. Veins A, B and C all returned assays over 1kg silver equivalent. Highlights of the new results are included below and shown on the Figure 1 location map.
ICL Publishes its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report
TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ICL Group Ltd (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company, today announced the publication of its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report (the "CSR Report"). The online interactive report, which can be accessed at, includes over 145 topic-specific web pages, which provide a comprehensive review of goals, practices, performance metrics and challenges related to ESG (environment, society, governance) concerns.
China Yuchai International Announces Unaudited Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results
SINGAPORE, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of engines for on- and off-road applications in China through its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), announced today its unaudited consolidated financial results for the second quarter and the first six months ended June 30, 2020. The financial information presented herein for the second quarters of 2020 and 2019 is reported using International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board.
ATS Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results
CAMBRIDGE, ON, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA) ("ATS" or the "Company") today reported its financial results for the three months ended June 28, 2020, a period marked by lower customer activity and production inefficiencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Placer Dome Gold Corp. Announces OTCQB Listing
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - New Placer Dome Gold Corp. ("New Placer Dome" or the "Company") (TSXV: NGLD) (FSE: BM5) (OTCQB: NPDCF) is pleased to announce that its common shares commenced trading today on the OTCQB Venture Marketplace, a US trading platform that is operated by the OTC Markets Group in New York. The Company's listing will trade on the OTCQB under the symbol "NPDCF".
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Argonaut Gold Announces Second Quarter 2020 Operating and Financial Results, Including $23 Million of Free Cash Flow; Provides Second Half 2020 Free Cash Flow Guidance
TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX: AR) (the "Company", "Argonaut Gold" or "Argonaut") announces its operating and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. The Company reports quarterly production of 31,531 gold equivalent ounces[1] ("GEO" or "GEOs"), $23.4 million of free cash flow[2] ("FCF"), cash flow from operating activities before changes in operating working capital of $11.8 million, net loss of $7.7 million or loss per share of $0.04 and adjusted net income(2) of $8.5 million or adjusted earnings per basic share(2) of $0.05. All dollar amounts are expressed in United States dollars, unless otherwise specified (C$ refers to Canadian dollars).
Leading Edge Materials Announces Grant of Stock Options
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Leading Edge Materials Corp. ("Leading Edge Materials" or the "Company") (TSXV: LEM) (Nasdaq First North: LEMSE) (OTCQB: LEMIF) announces the granting of stock options (the "Options") to directors, officers and consultants to purchase an aggregate of 3,500,000 common shares (the "Optioned Shares") of the Company, at exercise price of C$0.155 per Optioned Share, expiring on the date that is three years from the date of grant. The Options were issued pursuant to the terms of the Company's Option Plan.
Alliance Laundry Systems and university researchers partner on N95 decontamination process
RIPON, Wis., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Laundry Systems, the world leader in the manufacture of commercial laundry equipment, has helped to develop a protocol for the viral decontamination of certain models of N95 masks utilizing UniMac 75-pound tumble dryers. The protocol potentially will quadruple the useful life of this important personal protective equipment (PPE). Research suggests masks could be decontaminated up to three times, while preserving fit and filtration.
IMEC Teams up with Gardner Intelligence to Maximize Benchmarking Opportunities for Illinois Machine Shops
PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois machine shops are a critical component of the small and mid-sized manufacturing community and are the foundation of metal manufacturing supply chains. Competition in this industry is fierce, as most shops are small, employing 20 or fewer employees. Success in this sector relies on being able to adopt new technologies, have effective quality control, access to a multiskilled workforce, and being able to customize your services to different needs.
Battle North Gold Provides an Update on the Forest Fire Near Red Lake
TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Battle North Gold Corporation (TSX: BNAU)(OTCQX: BNAUF) ("Battle North" or the "Company") reports from various sources that there is an active forest fire more than 20 kilometres southwest of the Bateman Gold Project (the "Project") and approximately 3 kilometres south of the community of Red Lake, Ontario. Local fire crews have been dispatched since yesterday evening to contain the fire and, at the present, the fire appears to be moving east. The Municipality of Red Lake has asked members of the community to evacuate the municipality as a precaution. At this point in time, all Battle North Gold Red Lake employees and contractors are safe and the Bateman Gold Project site is secured. The Company is monitoring the situation closely and will provide timely updates on any material developments to the situation.
Prosperity Capital Management Comments on Results of Petropavlovsk Extraordinary General Meeting
LONDON, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosperity Capital Management ("Prosperity"), a leading Russia-focused asset manager that controls approximately 17 per cent of the outstanding share capital of Petropavlovsk PLC ("the Company"), today commented on the results of Petropavlovsk's Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM").
SEMI Partners with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Offer Apprenticeship Program Aimed at Building the Electronics Talent Pipeline
MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, today launched a new collaborative apprenticeship program to make it easier for companies to offer training and for more workers to pursue careers in electronics. The competency-based SEMI Industry Approved Apprenticeship Program (IAAP) is designed to identify skills gaps and delver targeted training that efficiently meets industry employers' hiring needs.
Ritchie Bros.' latest Market Trends Summary digs into excavator pricing
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Arcline Investment Management Acquires Jersey Elevator
ABERDEEN, N.J., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcline Investment Management ("Arcline"), a growth-oriented private equity firm with $1.5 billion of committed capital, today announced that it has acquired Jersey Elevator ("Jersey Elevator" or "the Company").
Industrial Explosives Market to Garner $10.9 Billion, Globally, By 2027 at 5.5% CAGR, Says Allied Market Research
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Metallis Completes Phase 1 Field Program and Readies Team for Aggressive Drilling
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Metallis Resources Inc. (TSXV: MTS) (OTCQB: MTLFF) (FSE: 0CVM) (the "Company" or "Metallis") announces the completion of the Company's Phase 1 - 2020 Field Program (the "Program") at its 100%-owned Kirkham Property (the "Property"). The Property is situated within the prolific Eskay camp of the Golden Triangle in northwest British Columbia, a district known for the past producing Eskay Creek and Snip gold mines, Seabridge's KSM porphyry deposits and Pretium's Brucejack gold mine.
Oryx Stainless: Innovative Borrowing Base Facility successfully closed in the amount of 660 million Thai Baht
BANGPAKONG, Thailand, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Oryx Stainless (Thailand) Co., Ltd., under the umbrella of Oryx Stainless Holding B.V., has successfully finalised a 660 million Thai Baht revolving Borrowing Base credit facility to support the growth strategy of Oryx Stainless Group in Asia. The facility is structured as a secured Borrowing Base and is amongst the very first solutions of its innovative and flexible kind in the Thai banking market.
New Dimension Acquires 3 High-Grade Gold and Copper Projects in Scandinavia
Battle North Gold's McFinley Zone Exploration Program Intersects High-Grade Mineralization
TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Battle North Gold Corporation (TSX: BNAU) (OTCQX: BNAUF) ("Battle North" or the "Company") reports chip sampling results and assay results from the confirmatory drilling program at the McFinley Zone located nearby the Bateman Gold Project (the "Project") infrastructure.
Canada Nickel Announces $1.5 Million Non-Brokered Private Placement, Extends the Accelerated Expiry Date of its Common Share Purchase Warrants to September 14, 2020
TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Nickel Company Inc. (TSXV: CNC) ("Canada Nickel" or the "Company") announced today an offering (the "Offering") of up to 600,000 flow-through common shares ("FT Shares") at a price of $2.60 per FT Share, for total gross proceeds of approximately $1.5 million. The FT Shares will be offered by way of a best efforts non-brokered private placement to "accredited investors" resident in a Canadian jurisdiction.
First Cobalt Announces Private Placement
TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - First Cobalt Corp. (TSX-V: FCC; OTCQX: FTSSF) (the "Company") is pleased to announce a $2 million non-brokered private placement consisting of (i) an aggregate of 6,250,000 units of the Company ("Flow-Through Units") at a price of $0.16 per Flow-Through Unit for gross proceeds of $1 million (the "FT Offering") and (ii) an aggregate of 7,142,857 units (the "Units") of the Company at a price of $0.14 per Unit for gross proceeds of $1 million (the "Offering").
P&F Industries, Inc. Reports Results For The Three And Six-Month Periods Ended June 30, 2020
MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- P&F Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFIN) today announced its results from operations for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2020. The Company is reporting net revenue of $11,520,000 and $24,870,000 for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2020, compared to $14,798,000 and $29,120,000 for the same periods in 2019. The Company stated that there were several factors that negatively impacted its fiscal second quarter 2020 results, key among them were the global COVID-19 pandemic, greatly depressed oil and gas markets and a down-turn in its aerospace sector. As such, for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2020, the Company is reporting net losses before income taxes of $3,195,000 and $4,458,000, respectively, compared to net income before income taxes of $7,804,000 and $7,753,000, respectively, for the same periods a year ago. The Company noted it recorded a gain on the sale of real property of approximately $7,800,000 during the second quarter of 2019. The Company is reporting net loss after-taxes of $2,381,000 and $3,139,000, respectively, for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2020, compared to net income after taxes of $5,688,000 and $5,662,000, respectively for the same periods in 2019.
Granada 55.56 g/t over 3 meters from 1220 kg surface grab sample. Adds second drill
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District Releases Additional Historic Drill Results at the Former Tomtebo Mine Including 4.0 m at 11.79% Copper
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - District Metals Corp. (TSXV: DMX) (FRA: DFPP); ("District" or the "Company") is pleased to provide a further update on the historical drill data compilation work, and the Leapfrog 3D geological model of the historic Tomtebo Mine located within District's polymetallic Tomtebo Property in the Bergslagen Mining District of south-central Sweden. In partnership with EMX Royalty Corp. (TSX-V:EMX), this work represents an important development for the Tomtebo Property that has never been previously conducted, and continues to identify exceptional drill ready targets.
GR Silver Mining Reports Near Surface Silver and Gold Mineralization in Drill Results from the Plomosas Mine Area, Plomosas Silver Project
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - GR Silver Mining Ltd. (TSXV: GRSL) (FRANKFURT: GPE) (OTCQB: GRSLF) ("GR Silver Mining" or the "Company") - is pleased to report drill results from the Plomosas Mine Area at its 100%-owned Plomosas Silver Project ("Plomosas Project") in Sinaloa, Mexico. Report Reveals Small-Cap Gold and Silver Stocks to Buy to Profit from the Crisis
MIAMI, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the unprecedented crisis that is the novel coronavirus pandemic, investors are scrambling for the best sector in which to protect their money. In this free-for-all new normal, some picks have generated surprisingly positive returns, including gold and silver stocks. Typically, conservative investors avoid this market due to its historical volatility. However, for the risk-tolerant, it may be time to throw out conventional thinking.
Waterton Files Early Warning Report in respect of Premier Gold Mines Limited
TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Waterton Nevada Splitter, LLC and Waterton Nevada Splitter II, LLC (collectively, "Waterton") announced today that Waterton has entered into a definitive purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") with Premier Gold Mines Limited ("Premier") and its wholly-owned subsidiary Premier Gold Mines USA, Inc. ("PG USA") pursuant to which PG USA has agreed to acquire (the "Transaction") from Waterton all of the outstanding membership interests of Osgood Mining Company LLC, the owner of the Getchell Project in the Getchell gold belt near Winnemuca, Nevada, for aggregate consideration consisting of: (a) US$23,000,000 in cash; 13,777,098 common shares of Premier (each, a "Common Share") at a deemed issuance price per Common Share equal to Cdn.$2.62159 (the "Market Price"), being the 20-day volume-weighted average closing price of the Common Shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") ending on August 7, 2020, the trading day immediately prior to the date of the Purchase Agreement; (c) 12,756,572 Common Share purchase warrants (each, a "Warrant") to acquire 12,756,572 Common Shares at a deemed issuance price per Warrant equal to the Market Price; and (d) contingent payments of up to US$10,000,000 upon the occurrence of certain events, provided, however, that if Premier spins off (the "Spin-Out") PG USA by distributing all or a substantial portion of the shares of common stock of PG USA to Premier shareholders prior to closing, then the consideration involving Common Shares and Warrants described above will be modified such that Waterton will instead receive shares of common stock and common stock purchase warrants of PG USA on the terms set out in the Purchase Agreement. Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at an exercise price of Cdn.$3.67 per Common Share (subject to adjustment in certain circumstances), being the Market Price plus a 40% premium, at any time between the date of the closing of the Transaction and the third anniversary of closing.
Star Diamond Provides Update Regarding Rio Tinto Litigation
Stock Symbol: TSX: DIAM
Dewatering Equipment Market worth $5.4 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™
CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Dewatering Equipment Market by Type (Sludge (Application (Industrial, Municipal), Technology (Centrifuges, Belt Presses, Filter Presses, Vacuum Filters, Drying Beds, Sludge Lagoons)), Others (Paper, Plastic)), and Region - Global Forecast to 2025", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global Dewatering Equipment Market size is projected to grow from USD 4.3 billion in 2020 to USD 5.4 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2020 to 2025. The market growth is driven by rising environmental awareness and stringent regulatory laws regarding sludge disposal.
Superior Gold Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2020 Financial and Operating Results
(In US Dollars unless otherwise stated)
Wolfden Announces Update on Pickett Mt. Exploration Program in Maine
THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Wolfden Resources Corporation (TSXV: WLF.V) ("Wolfden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an update for its ongoing fully-funded exploration and 5,000 metre drill program at its wholly owned Pickett Mountain Project in Northeastern Maine.
First Energy Metals Acquires Bald Eagle Silver Exploration Property In British Columbia, Canada
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - First Energy Metals Ltd. (CSE: FE) ("First Energy" or the "Company) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a purchase agreement with Geomap Exploration Inc. ("the Seller"), a private Corporation registered in British Columbia, Canada, to acquire a silver gold exploration property located in the Province of British Columbia, Canada. Pursuant to a property purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") between the Seller and the Company, dated August 10, 2020, First Energy will acquire a 100% interest in the Bald Eagle Silver Property ("the Property") consisting of three mining claims covering approximately 1,013.58 hectares area in Alberni Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada by way of issuing 550,000 common shares of First Energy, Geomap Exploration will retail a 2% NSR of which First Energy may purchase half (1%) of the NSR.
Borr Drilling Limited - 2020 AGM Results Notification
OSLO, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Borr Drilling Limited (the "Company") advises that the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on August 10, 2020 at 09:30 ADT at 2nd Floor, The S.E. Pearman Building, 9 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda. The audited consolidated financial statements for the Company for the year ended December 31, 2019 were presented to the Meeting.
The following resolutions were passed:
Horizon Minerals Limited (ASX:HRZ) Investor Presentation August 2020
Horizon Minerals Limited (ASX:HRZ) provides the Investor Presentation August 2020 featuring a large, quality tenement holding in the heart of the Western Australian Goldfields.
Torian Resources Limited (ASX:TNR) High Grade Results Uncovered at Mt Monger - Divine Prospect
Torian Resources Limited (ASX:TNR) is pleased to provide an update on ongoing desktop works being conducted on its 100% owned Mt Monger - Wombola project.
Strongco Expands Product Line Offering to Include Eco Log Harvesters and Forwarders
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Strongco Corporation, a Nors Group company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with ECO LOG GROUP as the exclusive dealer for their harvester and forwarder product lines throughout all of Canada.
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TheDailyGold Premium Update #686
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 27-page update was published and emailed early Sunday morning. The update covers among other things, support targets on our stocks. We also noted the top 5 companies we are most confident in.

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TheDailyGold Premium Flash Update (08/07 AM)
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 1-page flash update was published and emailed to subscribers early Friday AM Eastern Time.

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Video: Silver’s Upside this Cycle
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An update on Silver and projecting its upside potential during this bull cycle. Click Here for Info on TheDailyGold Premium

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Interview: Miners Underperforming Metals Now
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

Jordan Roy-Byrne joins me for a look into the recent out-performance of gold and silver over the stocks. Even today we are seeing the stocks fade as the metals make a new leg higher. It’s important right now to focus on the near term drivers for your individual stocks....
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TheDailyGold Premium Flash Update (08/05 AM)
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 9-page premium update was published and emailed to subscribers very early Wednesday AM.

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Macro-Market & Precious Metals Outlook Report
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

This report is a condensed update of our book that was published in 2019. The report focuses on the long-term macro-market outlook, Gold & Silver outlook and the outlook for gold and silver stocks. We highlight the 10 to 20 year, secular outlook as well as the...
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TheDailyGold Premium Update #685
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 23-page update was published and emailed to subscribers early Sunday AM. The update include a report on a silver company as well as analysis of the junior silver companies (p8-p11), their resources and valuations.

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TheDailyGold Premium Flash Update (7/28 AM)
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 4-page flash update was published and emailed to subscribers at 2AM Eastern Time.

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Falcon Gold’s CEO sees great things ahead, drill results + exciting near-term catalysts
by Peter Epstein,, Epstein Research
Falcon Gold (TSX-V: FG) / (Frankfurt: 3FA) has performed quite well since my last article in late May, the share price has more than doubled. Gold juniors are the market darlings of Spring / Summer 2020, many have seen their share prices soar. In Canada’s Golden Triangle alone, the top five juniors are up, on average, just shy of +1,000% from their respective 52-week lows.
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TheDailyGold Premium Update #684
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 17-page update was published and emailed to subscribers early Sunday morning.

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Interview: Silver & SILJ Comments
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

Jordan Roy-Byrne joins me today to discuss the recent pop in silver and compare the moves to silver stocks. Silver has been popping, now over key resistance levels and breaking all downtrend lines, the last few trading days have been very important. The one argument to...
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TheDailyGold Premium Flash Update (7/21 PM)
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

A 5-page flash update was published and emailed to subscribers at [9:25] PM Eastern Time.

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TheDailyGold Premium Update TDG #683
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 24-page update was published and emailed to subscribers early Sunday AM, EST.

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Video: Gold & Silver Upside Targets & Overbought Indicators for GDX
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

A 6 minute video analysis with four charts. Click Here for TheDailyGold Premium Information

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TheDailyGold Premium Flash Update (7/14)
by Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT

The 2-page update was published and emailed to subscribers early Tuesday AM.

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