Lifton on the recycling of lithium ion batteries

I spoke at the Mines and Money, Toronto, Conference last Monday in the Battery Materials Section, and I was struck by the fact that battery materials’ recycling has a fluid definition, so I’d like to give you my answer to the question. What exactly do I mean by the “recycling of lithium ion batteries?” I mean the profitable recovery and reprocessing for re-use of the functional materials…

Could water become the next exchange traded commmodity?

It is widely accepted that around 25% of the world’s population already lack adequate water for drinking and sanitation. In terms of the metrics, around 66,245 cubic metres of water is consumed every second. This compares to a mere 155 cubic metres of oil consumed per second. Moreover, if we consider the UK alone, the amount of water consumed per capita per day has been growing at…

Tin Market Shock

According to the LME quotations, tin prices have increased 31% y.o.y to $19,700/tonne on the 23rd of September 2016 (cash buyer basis). In the last week alone, prices rose by over $300/tonne, which was explained as being due to a long position holder. These prices were echoed in China. Tin Ingot (99% min) rose 19.25% over the past year to RMB128,000/tonne (~$20,000/tonne) and 60% concentrates rose 21.39%…

High Strength Permanent Magnets: An Untapped Source of Critical Rare Earth Metals but can the Metals be Economically Recovered?

Introduction. Magnet usage is widespread and increasing rapidly as the global economy grows. Most moving vehicles, computers, appliances, high tech devices, head phones, and countless other products contain small motors that use high strength permanent magnets. These remarkable tiny units are employed in a wide range of domestic, commercial, and military equipment. One could say that they are indispensable because ‘they make things work.’ The strongest permanent…

Building strong team central to Pacific North West Capital success

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Pacific North West Capital Corp. (TSXV: PFN | OTCQB: PAWEF) has found the secret sauce for success. All things being equal and assuming that the mining sector is not treading water in the doldrums, value investors are hard pressed to predict the success of companies. History is replete of people who thought they could predict the future. Unfortunately, we tend to forget those prognosticators. Mr. Harry Barr,…

Platinum sector suffers chronic underinvestment

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The South African mining sector is suffering from lack of investment, falling head- grades, strike action, political strife and overall poor productivity. The platinum sector is suffering the same plight with the added issue of lower recycling rates and reduced market share of diesel cars. In our opinion, the lack of investment in South African mining has little chance of reversing in the medium term, if at…

Russia plans to increase cobalt production in coming years

Russia plans to significantly increase the volume of cobalt production during the next several years, according to recent statements of an official spokesman of Denis Manturov, Russia’s Minister of Industry and Trade. In 2015 the volume of cobalt production in Russia amounted to only 10 metric tonnes, however, according to state plans, these figures should be significantly increased already in the coming years. It is planned that…

Congo Violence, Lundin Mining and the Global Cobalt Supply

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Jurisdiction is a key risk in a mining operation. In any survey of "the best" mining jurisdictions, those that are economically stable, have predictable fair laws, have an impartial justice system and operate under a democratically elected government, are preferred over those jurisdictions that are politically or economically unstable. The Fraser Institute's 2015 Survey of Mining puts Western Australia in first place globally, from fourth in 2014,…

When the Drills Start to Spin Again

It is said that truth, in war, is the first victim. In mining the first victim of a financing crunch is IR, closely followed by drilling. When times get tough in mining IR gets chopped and yet the most that can be saved is maybe $15,000 per month by forgoing the glad-handing IR people, conferences, roadshows, and the like. The real savings though come from slashing exploration.…

eCobalt represents the only near term, cobalt deposit in North America

eCobalt Solutions Inc. (TSX:ECS | OTCQB: ECSIF), formally known as Formation Metals Inc. represents a unique opportunity for investors wanting exposure to the cobalt market. The company owns the Idaho Cobalt Project (ICP) and as the name suggests, the project is located in the USA. Why is this significant? ICP represents the sole, advanced stage, near term primary cobalt deposit in the United States. At present the majority…

James Macintosh on GTA Resources’ high grade near-surface gold mineralization results

September 21, 2016 -- James Macintosh, a Director of GTA Resources and Mining Inc. (TSXV: GTA), in an interview with InvestorIntel Sr. Editor Fred Cowans, discusses GTA's success in the field and in the boardroom translating to success in the stock. They discuss the recently announced assay results from drilling at GTA’s NorthShore Property, which showed very high grade near-surface gold mineralization, and drove the shares from…

Hastings releases first assay results

On the 16th of September 2016, Hastings Technology Metals Ltd. (ASX: HAS) published the first assay results from the infill drilling programme at their Fraser's deposit within the Yangibana Project. The aim of the current drilling programme is primarily to provide a large composite sample for pilot plant processing work. As a first assay, the results exceeded expectations in that grades in the north eastern portion of…

Electrovaya stock included in renewable tech indices

Electrovaya Inc. (TSX: EFL | OTCQX: EFLVF) gained 4.55% on Friday September 16, 2016 to $3.45 and crossing above its 50-day moving average. Over the last five days, shares have gained 13.86% and 385.92% year to date. Shares have outperformed the S&P TSX by 425.78% during the last year. September 16 was a significant day for Electrovaya jockeying for a position in the global race to gain…

H20 Innovation receives another award for their global impact on water purification

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H2O Innovation Inc. (TSXV: HEO | OTCQX: HEOFF) announced that it has won the WateReuse Equipment/Manufacturer of the Year Award by the WateReuse Association, at the 31st Annual WateReuse Symposium, in Tampa (Florida), on August 13, 2016. The award was presented to H2O Innovation Inc. the to highlight its work in the water reuse and desalination industry in recognition of H2O’s global impact on the water purification and conservation.…

Stans Energy to expand in Russian lithium industry

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The Canadian Stans Energy is considering investing up to US$70 million in the production of lithium carbonate in Russia, according to the company. In the heart of the project is the development of Zavitinsky lithium field, one of Russia’s largest poly-metallic fields, which is located in the Shilkinsky district of the Zabaykalsky Krai, the krai, in the historical region of Transbaikalia, close to China. The overall volume…

Intema Solutions deploying user-friendly big brother

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Intema Solutions Inc. (TSXV: ITM) is one of these companies that Google should ogle with envy. With offices in New York and in Quebec City, this Quebec Company has been developing its own software for 20 years to simplify and optimize the online marketing activities of medium and large companies. Intema has serviced prestigious clients such as L’Oreal, TELUS, National Bank, and Dior among many. Its services…

Lifton prepares for the Mines and Money Show in Toronto

September 16, 2016 -- Jack Lifton in an interview with InvestorIntel Sr. Editor Fred Cowans discusses recycling automotive components, particularly batteries. Jack will be representing InvestorIntel in the Toronto Mines and Money show and speaking at 3:20 PM Monday, September 26th on energy storage presentation. In this interview, Jack explains that it is very important to recycle electric vehicle battery materials as we do not produce enough lithium, cobalt and spherical graphite…
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Giyani Gold Retains BlackX Management for European Investor Relations

September 30, 2016 (Source) -- Giyani Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:WDG)(FRANKFURT:KT9)(JSE:GIY) ("Giyani") is pleased to announce that it has retained the services of BlackX Management GmbH to provide investor relations and communications services for European markets. BlackX has gained extensive market experience…

iSIGN Media Announces an Extension and Re-pricing of a Convertible Note

September 29, 2016 (Source) -- iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. ("iSIGN" or the "Company") (TSXV:ISD) (OTCQX: ISDSF), a leading provider of interactive mobile advertising solutions that serves advertisers, manufacturers, retailers and advertising agencies throughout North America, today announced that the $360,000 secured…

NioCorp Developments Ltd. Requests Management Cease Trade Order to Allow For Finalization of Pending S-1/A Registration and U.S. GAAP-Based Annual Financial Statements

September 28, 2016 (Source) -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. (“NioCorp” or the “Company”) (TSX:NB) (OTCQX:NIOBF) (FSE:BR3) announces that it has requested a temporary Management Cease Trade Order (“MCTO”) from the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) in connection with the Company’s proposal to file annual financial…

iSIGN Media Announces Convertible Promissory Notes

September 27, 2016 (Source) -- iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. ("iSIGN" or the "Company") (TSXV:ISD) (OTCQX: ISDSF), a leading provider of interactive mobile advertising solutions that serves advertisers, manufacturers, retailers and advertising agencies throughout North America, today announced that it intends to…

H2O Innovation: Building on a Record Year

September 27, 2016 (Source) -- H2O Innovation Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HEO)(ALTERNEXT:MNEMO:ALHEO) (OTCQX:HEOFF) Key highlights of fiscal year 2016 Revenues reached $50.7 M; Gross profit margin at 30.7%; Adjusted EBITDA(1) at $2.9 M, which is a 5.7% ratio over revenues. Strategic outlook for…

Otis Drills 120.4 Metres @ 1.55 g/t Au at Kilgore Gold Deposit

September 26, 2016 (Source) -- Otis Gold Corp. ("Otis" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:OOO)(OTC PINK:OGLDF) is pleased to announce assay results from the first six holes of its ongoing drill program at the Kilgore Gold Project, where bulk-tonnage intercepts ranging from…

Canadian Metals Provides Bi-Weekly Update on Status of MCTO

September 23, 2016 (Source) -- Canadian Metals Inc. (the "Corporation") (CSE:CME) announces that further to its application for a Management Cease Trade Order ("MCTO"), which was granted on July 29, 2016, the Corporation has been required to provide bi-weekly status reports…

Almonty Announces that it has Terminated the ATC HOA

September 22, 2016 (Source) -- Almonty Industries Inc. (TSX-V:AII) (“Almonty”) previously announced on 26 July 2016 that ATC Alloys Ltd ACN 118 738 999 (“ATC”) and Almonty had entered into a Binding Heads of Agreement (“HOA”) pursuant to which Almonty conditionally…

eCobalts’ Feasibility Study Maintains Critical Path

September 22, 2016 (Source) -- eCobalt Solutions Inc. (TSX:ECS) (the "Company" or "eCobalt") wishes to provide its stakeholders with a progress update on its Idaho Cobalt Project ("the ICP").  This past June, eCobalt commissioned a Feasibility Study ("FS") on the ICP…

West Red Lake Gold Starts Fall Exploration Drill Program

September 22, 2016 (Source) -- West Red Lake Gold Mines Inc. (“West Red Lake Gold” or the “Company”) (CSE: RLG) (FSE: HYK) (OTCQB: RLGMF) announces the commencement of the Fall 2016 exploration program on the Company’s 3100 hectare West Red Lake…

Snipp Expands Contract With Leading Digital Coupon Company

September 22, 2016 (Source) -- Snipp Interactive Inc. (OTCQX:SNIPF)(TSX VENTURE:SPN) ("Snipp"), an international provider of marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions listed on the OTCQX and the TSX Venture Exchange, is pleased to announce that it has secured an expanded twelve-month…

iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. Issues Interest Shares

September 21, 2016 (Source) -- iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. ("iAnthus" or the "Company") (CSE: IAN), announces that payment of interest in the amount of US$19,945.20 pursuant to a convertible promissory note purchase agreement entered into on February 10, 2016 (the "Loan…

GTA Completes Phase 2 at Northshore Gold

September 21, 2016 (Source) -- GTA Resources and Mining Inc. (TSXV: GTA) ("GTA" or the "Company"), reports that Phase 2 of this year's diamond drill program on the Northshore Property has been completed, under the supervision of CEO Wayne Reid. This…
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