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IntelRadio’s Ellis Martin with NanoStruck’s CEO on Water Purification Technologies

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September 17, 2014 -- The following is an IntelRadio news report hosted by Ellis Martin with Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO & Chairman for NanoStruck Technologies Inc. (CSE: NSK | OTCQX: NSKTF) and is a special feature of InvestorIntel. Ellis Martin: Today I’m speaking with Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO & Chairman for NanoStruck Technologies trading on the CSE as NSK and…

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Theralase’s photodynamic therapy offers a targeted and non-invasive cure against cancer

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Toronto-based Theralase is a leader in this field. It uses lasers, which have been approved by the FDA and Health Canada and received the European Conformity (CE) Certification, can relieve pain and heal wounds. They may also be used to destroy cancer cells. Theralase Technologies Inc (‘Theralase’, TSXV: TLT) produces laser equipment for biostimulative and biodestructive clinical applications for the…

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World Graphene Summit emphasizes gap between graphene potential and availability of capital: points to nanotech bust

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The first World Graphene Summit occurred in San Francisco, CA on September 15-16, 2014 which is aimed at helping stakeholders find the shortest distance between the staggering potential of graphene and its commercialization. In this mixed gathering of a hundred entrepreneurs and scientists, the availability of financial resources is emerging as a significant determinant shaping the arrival of graphene in the…

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Ukraine crisis pushing Russia to form rare earths alliance with China

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In 1986, Deng Xiaoping, launched the "863 program", aimed to gain control of the rare earths market in the sector saying: "The Arab countries have oil, China has rare earths." The 15 "rare elements" along with yttrium, scandium (‘15+2’), have the characteristic of retaining a strong magnetic property, resistant even at high temperatures. They are essential for the production of…

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How graphene could revolutionize 3D printing

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Last week at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, with more than 100,000 visitors and 1,900 exhibitors gathered in Chicago to showcase recent developments in machines, tools and manufacturing systems. Arizona-based automobile manufacturer “Local Motors” stole the show by printing and assembling an entire automobile, called the ‘Strati’,…

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Lifton’s rare earth market update: China is NOT standing still.

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China’s semi-official China Daily, which is an English language version for foreigners of the Chinese People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, ran an article on Saturday, September 13, which read in part: “The 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) for the petroleum and petrochemical industry will focus on eliminating obsolete capacity and raising coal chemical output, officials said…

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IntelRadio’s Ellis Martin with David Vinokurov on Stans Energy’s Skolkovo Government Grant Program Approval

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The following is an IntelRadio news report hosted by Ellis Martin with David Vinokurov of Stans Energy Corp. and is a special feature of InvestorIntel. Ellis Martin: Today, I am speaking with David Vinokurov, Vice President of Corporate Development for Stans Energy Corp. trading on the TSX Venture Exchange as HRE and in the US on the OTCQX as HREEF. Stans Energy is a resource development…

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Anfield’s Uranium One acquisition positions Anfield as one of the largest uranium property owners in the United States

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September 11, 2014 -- Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel speaks to Corey Dias, President and CEO for Anfield Resources (‘Anfield’, TSXV: ARY | OTCQB: ANLDF) about its acquisition of assets controlled by Uranium One (TSX: UUU). The assets include the former’ Shootaring Canyon Mill in Garfield County, Utah, one of three licensed conventional uranium mills operating in the…

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Grafoid enters the electric vehicle race with the Braille Battery acquisition

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Grafoid Inc., part of Focus Graphite (‘Focus’, TSX.V: FMS | OTCQX: FCSMF | FSE:  FKC), announced that it acquired 75% of Braille Battery (Braille), which has designs and manufactures lightweight Li-Ion batteries for the automotive market. The acquisition will allow Grafoid to gain a high profile platform through which to develop graphene, which will be used by Braille to improve…

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Higher Uralkali sales and global trend suggest higher potash prices for 2015

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Russian fertilizer giant Uralkali, a year after shaking the potash market by terminating its strategic pricing alliance (BPC) with the Belarusian potash concern Belaruskali announced that it expects better results for the final quarter of 2014. Global potash sales have reached record levels.  This an important indicator for the potash market in general because Uralkali is the world's largest producer…

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There’s Gold In Them Thar Tires: Environmental Waste International & A.C. Simmonds Sign an LOI

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According to Rubber Manufacturer’s Association, there are 450 million scrap tires generated annually in the United States (over one per person per year). With an average weight of 22.5 pounds, this represents over 6 billion pounds of predominantly hydrocarbon based materials generated annually. Disposing of those scrap tires is a major worldwide problem. Landfills don't want them because of the…

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InvestorIntelReport: M&A season starts as it’s ‘back-to-school’ for the bankers

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Working on a piece for InvestorIntel inspired by the “silent ones” with an eye towards the increasing M&A movement in the equities market that we are witnessing. As many of us know, sometimes our best efforts in life do not come easy – and it seems that this InvestorIntelReport today may make this point simply through the member updates listed below. InvestorIntelReport…

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Uranium Junior NexGen Energy, The Next Big Takeout in Athabasca?

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I believe that the last 3 press releases in August, describing 2 spectacular drill holes from Athabasca junior NexGen Energy (TSXV: NXE) makes it a question of when, not if, the company gets acquired. The most likely candidate is Fission Uranium. However, there's also the possibly of existing Athabasca players Denison, Areva, KEPCO, Rio Tinto and Cameco. Further, there's various…

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Groundstar Resources Offers Compelling Risk/Reward in Next 6 Months

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Lower-Risk Heavy Oil Production, Pristine Balance Sheet & Growing Cash Flow to Fuel Bigger Opportunities Groundstar Resources (TSXV: GSA) is a heavy oil developer & light oil explorer in Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada. Groundstar is cash flow positive today, has zero debt drawn on a C$10 million credit facility and is sitting on C$1.9 million of cash. The company has 2 foreign…

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Niocorp on the path to global niobium leadership

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Niobium is one of fourteen metals or groups of metals that the Council of Europe has identified as critical. The United States National Research Council considers it even more important, listing it as one of the five "most critical" metals. Niobium carries great economic importance, made all the more so by its high level of supply risk. As has been…
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Tanzania plans to lift gold output at state-owned mine

September 17, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- Tanzania plans to lift gold production at its Stamigold Biharamulo gold mine, formerly owned by African Barrick Gold, to 40,000 ounces next year, almost four times its expected output for 2014. Stamigold became…

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Bourses in race to net gold buyers in Asia

September 17, 2014 (Source: Hindu Business Line) -- The race to win over gold buyers in Asia has well and truly begun with China advancing the launch of the International Board of the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Singapore Exchange (SGX)…

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Gold Inches up for Third Day; Fed’s Rate Outlook in Focus

September 17, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- Gold inched up for a third straight session on Wednesday as the dollar eased and speculation mounted that the Federal Reserve would vow to maintain interest rates at low levels when the U.S. central…

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Oil Falls Below $99 After Large Stock Build in U.S.

September 17, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- Brent crude oil fell below $99 per barrel on Wednesday after a bigger-than-expected build in weekly U.S. crude stocks, and a strong dollar continued to create headwinds for commodities. U.S. crude stocks rose more…

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3D Printer Company Stratasys Acquires GrabCAD

September 17, 2014 (Source: Forbes) -- Stratasys, a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials, has acquired GrabCAD. GrabCAD is a Cambridge, Massachusetts based startup that created collaborative product development software for engineering teams to manage and share CAD files. The…

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Great Lakes Graphite Inc.: IIROC Trading Resumption

September 17, 2014 (Source: CNW) -- Trading resumes in: Company: Great Lakes Graphite Inc. TSX-Venture Symbol: GLK Resumption: 11:15 AM ET IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension (halt) of trading in a security of a publicly-listed…

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Investors brace for US Fed verdict on interest rates

September 17, 2014 (Source: SCMP) -- There is a distinct chance US Federal Reserve officials will rewrite their strategy for normalising monetary policy this week given signs that a roller-coaster debate over a new tool for controlling interest rates…

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U.S. Considering Options if Oil Export Ban Challenged

September 17, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- Obama administration officials are concerned about the legality of a ban on oil exports and have begun discussing how to deal with potential challenges from nations that want to buy U.S. crude, two sources…

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China Joins ECB in Adding Stimulus as Fed Scales Back

September 17, 2015 (Source: Bloomberg) -- China’s central bank joined its European counterpart in boosting liquidity to address weakening growth, underscoring a divergence in direction among the world’s biggest economies as the U.S. reduces stimulus. The People’s Bank of…

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Energizer Resources Announces Private Placement Common Share Financing

September 17, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Energizer Resources Inc. (TSX:EGZ)(OTCQX:ENZR)(FRANKFURT:YE5) ("Energizer" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has engaged an agent (the "Agent") to conduct a brokered private placement, on a best efforts basis, of common shares (the…

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Graphite One Increases Financing to $5M

September 16, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GPH) (OTCQX:GPHOF) ("Graphite One" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it is increasing the amount of the second and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private…

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Great Lakes Graphite Inc.: IIROC Trading Halt

September 16, 2014 (Source: CNW) -- The following issues have been halted by IIROC: Company: Great Lakes Graphite Inc. TSX-Venture Symbol: GLK Reason: Pending Clarification of News Halt Time (ET): 2:28 PM ET IIROC can make a decision to impose…

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IMF assesses risks and benefits of shadow banking

September 16, 2014 (Source: China Daily) -- China's shadow banking sector, a rapidly growing but opaque part of the nation's financial system, brings benefits, costs and risks to the world's second-largest economy, according to an article on the International…

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Egypt Eyes Foreign Investments

September 16, 2014 (Source: NASDAQ) -- Egypt will need at least three years to restore its ailing economy to prerevolution levels after introducing reforms aimed at re-attracting foreign investments and boosting domestic growth rates, the Arab country's investment minister…

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Oil Rebounds on Report that OPEC Could Cut Output

September 16, 2014 (Source: WSJ) -- Oil prices bounced higher Tuesday after the head of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said the oil producers' cartel could lower its production target for next year. Brent, the global benchmark, has…

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Russia Says No Change in Tight Oil Plans Despite Sanctions

September 16, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- Russia is not changing its plans for developing hard-to-extract oil despite Western sanctions, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday. "No substantial" changes are expected in Russian oil production, Novak said, citing preliminary studies…

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Scotland Gold Demand Seen Rising Before Independence Vote

September 16, 2014 (Source: Bloomberg) -- Scottish demand for gold as a protection of wealth has increased before a referendum this week on independence, according to GoldCore Ltd., a brokerage that sells and stores bullion coins and bars. Demand…

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Nano Engineering Advances Bone-Forming Material

September 16, 2014 (Source: Murdoch University) -- Murdoch University nanotechnology researchers have successfully engineered synthetic materials which encouraged bone formation in sheep. The advancement means the successful use of synthetic materials in bone grafts for human patients is a step…

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Gold Wavers as Traders Watch Dollar, Await Fed

September 16, 2014 (Source: Wall Street Journal) -- Gold paced between slight gains and losses Tuesday as investors kept an eye on the dollar and awaited a monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve. The most actively traded contract,…
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