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Putnam on the global scandium demand and Scandium International’s +52.63% stock rise in 2015

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February 10, 2016 -- In a special InvestorIntel interview, Publisher Tracy Weslosky speaks with George Putnam, President, CEO and Director for Scandium International Mining Corp. (TSX:SCY) on how proper funding and increased interest in the scandium market may have been the catalyst for the +52.63% increase in their stock price in 2015. Citing rising global market interest in securing higher performance materials and a better aluminum alloy, George discusses Scandium International Mining Corp.’s focus on producing cost effective scandium for the expanding scandium market. Tracy Weslosky: George I have to tell you I…

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Gold back on centre stage of the world financial system

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It hasn’t got much press or attention, but while campaigning in New Hampshire Republican presidential campaigner Ted Cruz raised the issue of the gold standard. “I think we should look at getting towards rules-based money supply, ideally tied to gold, so you have stability,” he said. It says something about the “success” of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policies that gold, as of Monday, has risen 22% from the time U.S. interest rates were hiked in December. Since the beginning of the year, the gain in the gold price, again as of Monday, has…

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China’s CHX foothold in US capital markets?

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It is 30 years since the last “Asians are Coming” scare washed across the US. At that time it was the Japanese newly minted with the title of Global Economic Dominator and having the World’s Largest Bank that were feared for their purchase of the iconic Rockefeller Center and various golf courses around the US. The rest is of course history with the Japanese economy only having a very brief day in the sun before tumbling into deflation and disdain (though bumbling along quite nicely ever since). Now it is the Chinese who…

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Russian public market to reach $250 billion this year

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The Russian public market is expected to reach RUB 15 trillion (US$250 billion) this year despite the current financial crisis in the country and general stagnation of business environment in Russia. Currently public market covers all the areas of the Russian economy and social sphere. After the first wave of economic crisis, the volume of transactions in this market since 2011 has significantly increased, which also reflected in a significant increase of the number of new tenders, which also attract foreign business. As a rule, the majority of state orders accounted for the…

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Frédéric Dugré on H2O Innovation’s record $50.8 million sales backlog

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February 8, 2016 -- In a special InvestorIntel interview, Publisher Tracy Weslosky speaks with Frédéric Dugré, President and CEO for H2O Innovation Inc. (TSXV:HEO | OTCQX:HEOFF) on the development of the FiberFlex technology. Developed less than 2 years ago, H2O Innovation just signed a contract with the Clifton Water District in Colorado to use the FiberFlex technology to make drinking water from the Colorado River. Citing this project as an important milestone for drinking water applications, Frédéric explains how they have signed another 50 projects since launching this same platform. Sewage water treatment…

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India Removes Major Obstacle to Growth of its Nuclear Energy Industry

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Clears path for nuclear energy to generate 25% of India’s electricity by 2050 from 3% today Last week, the Indian government made a change in policy that is likely to be transformational to the nuclear industry and “should open the flood-gates for more new reactor investment.” said David Sadowski, Uranium Analyst at Raymond James. This new policy clears the way for India to deliver on its plan to increase electricity generation from nuclear by over 300% from 7 gigawatts (GW) today to 31 GW in 2025. And India’s nuclear energy growth accelerates from…

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The Delist Debate: Shareholder Casualties in a Market War

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The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution has spawned famous legal battles over the years. Passed in 1868 following the US Civil War, it formed the basis for Brown v Board of Education (1954, attacking racial segregation), Roe v Wade (1973, abortion rights), Bush v Gore (2000, presidential election), and Obergefell (2015, same sex marriage). What is less well known is that this amendment also is the basis for the US concept of “corporate personhood”, making the company distinct from the shareholders. Section 1 of the amendment begins, “All persons born or…

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Guy Bourassa of Nemaska on the “very, very big shortage” of Lithium

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The real driver for the intense global demand and price increase on lithium February 5, 2016 -- In a special InvestorIntel interview, Publisher Tracy Weslosky speaks with Guy Bourassa, President, CEO and Director for Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSXV:NMX | OTCQX:NMKEF) on the overall global lithium market and how the real source for the increasing demand for lithium is energy storage. While commenting on the distinct benefits of the electric vehicle market interest, Guy addresses the global supply shortage and how this may translate to the marketplace. Tracy Weslosky: I’m delighted to have this…

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Understanding Graphene – Part 1

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Graphene is to Graphite as a playing card is to the pack. There, that’s the short version, if you’d like to know more read on… The building blocks: Graphene and graphite are made of the same thing, carbon. The carbon atoms are arranged as hexagons in flat layers. Each atom is joined to three others. These graphene layers stack one on top of another to form graphite The properties of graphite and graphene: The bonds between carbon atoms are strong within the layer but much weaker between layers. These layers slide over one…

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Ecclestone on the Iranian Mining Market: Potential “Huge”

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As emerging markets go the last great unopened can of beans is Iran. With the removal of international sanctions on trade and investment the rush will be on to get positioned in Iran’s mining scene. Sure small emerging markets appear from time to time but Iran is a very large economy with enormous export revenues from oil, a highly prospective geological profile and a large and rather well-educated population. In this piece I shall give a review of the mining activity at the current time and its potential to grow. Mineral Treasure Chest Despite…

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iSIGN antenna deal and CEO on mobile technology that can produce sales results

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February 3, 2016 -- In a special InvestorIntel interview, Publisher Tracy Weslosky speaks with Alex Romanov, President, CEO and Director of iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. (TSXV:ISD | “iSIGN”), a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, about their recent smart antenna purchase order from We Build Apps. In the interview, Alex discusses how iSIGN’s recent deal may potentially be used at the upcoming Republican National Convention this summer and the advantages of their competitive technology. Supplying both the hardware and software for clients, iSIGN is able to gather point-of-sale data and mobile shopper preferences from mobile devices,…

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Why technology needs the right people pushing it

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Perhaps we’ve been missing something in our coverage of tech metals, tech entrepreneurs and making companies work. That is, the factor of having a one-person driving force, possibly a dominant founder. Now I am not claiming this as my own brilliant insight. The credit must instead go to John McDuling of the Australian Financial Review. He has just written a piece looking at the troubles at Yahoo, the company that is about lay off 15% of its staff. McDuling makes the point that, while she has been blamed for much of the troubles…

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Choosing the “Rocky” Road to Rare Earth Production

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Here at Investorintel we often muse about what can be salvaged from the wreckage of Molycorp and while opinions differ wildly on the residual value of the hardware and real estate (not to mention the intellectual property) there are some assets that were embedded at Molycorp that are infinitely transferrable and indeed have already been transferred. It was a very interesting move to see Rocky Smith captured by Peak as Chief Operating Officer – Development. This became effective from the 5th of January 2016. He was previously the Managing Director of Molycorp’s Mountain…

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Russia plans significant expansion of uranium production

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Amid the ongoing financial crisis in Russia, the Russian government has designed a package of measures, aimed at the supporting of the national uranium industry and creation of conditions for a significant expansion of uranium production in the country during the next several years. According to Vladimir Verkhovtsev, General Director of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., Russia’s leading uranium mining company, currently the domestic production fully meets Russia’s needs for uranium, however there is a possibility that such situation may change in the future. This is mainly due to the planned commissioning of new…

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SNIPP CEO on 16 Quarters of Consecutive Growth

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Atul Sabharwal on the “huge multiplier effect” of the Snipp sales model February 1, 2016 -- In a special InvestorIntel interview, Publisher Tracy Weslosky speaks with Atul Sabharwal, Co-Founder, CEO and Director of Snipp Interactive Inc.  (TSXV:SPN | OTCQX:SNIPF) on Snipp’s sales performance, which has led to an impressive 16 quarters of consecutive growth. Atul explains the impact of Snipp’s “huge multiplier effect” on sales and their commitment to technology and strategic advertisement programs that quantifies advertisement dollars for the overall benefit of client brands and the consumer. Tracy Weslosky: Atul you just…

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We’re from the Regulators – We’re Here to Help?

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The financial services sector has too many regulators. From maze-like regional securities legislation trying to operate on a consistent national basis, to the murky exempt market, to the seg fund industry that makes sense only to the seg fund industry, anyone trying to earn a living in the capital markets must answer to the SEC, IIROC, provincial and state securities administrators, FINRA, stock exchanges, FSCO, MFDA, bar associations, the auditors, the United Nations and every one else with a finger in the pie. Paraphrasing Kermit, it ain't easy earning the green. Regulation is…

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Technology Metals Monthly: A Significant Fundamental Shift at Play in Rare Earths?

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For quite a while now, Tracy has been trying to convince me to write about individual companies; their releases, their technology, or their position in the REO (rare earth oxide) space. I have resisted. My articles have focused on the background science, the generic success factors that sort the wheat from the chaff when moving towards production, and talking about more general issues rather than company A’s technology breakthrough versus company B. So Tracy I’ll still focus on those issues fundamental to the REO space, but will utilise company names and material where it…

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Japan recommitting to nuclear energy with restart of third nuclear reactor

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The Takahama 3 reactor started delivering electricity to the national grid last night; it’s the third reactor to be recommissioned in Japan after the shut-down of all nuclear plants in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. Japanese authorities are gradually authorizing plants to come back on stream as the utility companies complete upgrades that make the reactors more resilient to earthquakes and tsunami-related flooding. The Takahama 3 reactor follows the restart of the Sendai 1 and 2 reactors in August and October, 2015. The Takahama 4 reactor is expected to restart next month…
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IntelGenx Files Loxapine Oral Film Patent for Schizophrenia

February 10, 2016 (Source) -- IntelGenx Corp., (TSX VENTURE:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT), today announced that it has submitted a patent application with the US patent office for an oral film dosage form containing Loxapine for the treatment of anxiety and aggression in patients suffering from…

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Miraculins Appoints Ashwath Mehra to the Board of Directors

February 9, 2016 (Source) -- Miraculins Inc. (TSXV: MOM) (the "Company"), a medical diagnostic company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing diagnostic tests and risk assessment technologies for unmet clinical needs announces today, the appointment of Mr. Ashwath Mehra to the Company's…

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Canadian Metals Announces Director Resignation

February 8, 2016 (Source) -- Canadian Metals Inc. ( The "Corporation") (CSE:CME) announces that Mr. Michel Gueguin has resigned as a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately, for personal reasons. Mr. Stephane Leblanc, President, CEO and director, stated, "I wish…

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Canadian Metals Announces Shareholders Meeting Results

February 8, 2016 (Source) -- Canadian Metals Inc. ( The "Corporation") (CSE:CME) has provided an update on the results of its annual and special meeting of shareholders, held on Feb. 5, 2016, in Montreal. Once again this year, several shareholders participated in…

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Northern Graphite Advances Purification Technology

February 8, 2016 (Source) -- NORTHERN GRAPHITE CORPORATION (TSX VENTURE:NGC) (the "Company" or "Northern") announces that a major international engineering company has completed a fatal flaw analysis and scoping study with respect to the Company's proprietary purification process. It was concluded that…

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Tasman Commences Trading on the OTCQB

February 5, 2016 (Source) -- Tasman Metals Ltd. ("Tasman" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TSM)(FRANKFURT:T61)(OTCQB:TASIF) announces that its common shares commenced trading on the OTCQB under the symbol "TASIF" effective at the market open on Friday, February 5, 2016. Tasman's common shares continue…

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IntelGenx Announces Creation of a Scientific Advisory Board

February 4, 2016 (Source) -- IntelGenx Corp., (TSX VENTURE:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT), today announced that it has further strengthened its organization with the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board with the engagement of Dr. Ludwig Aigner and Dr. Barry Greenberg. Dr. Horst G. Zerbe will…

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Elcora Changes Its Name to Elcora Advanced Materials Corp

February 3, 2016 (Source) -- Troy Grant, President and CEO of ELCORA ADVANCED MATERIALS CORP. (OTCQB: ECORF) (TSXV: ERA) (FSE: ELM.F), (the "Company" or "Elcora"), is pleased to announce that Elcora Resources Corp. has changed its name to Elcora Advanced Materials Corp.…

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Texas Rare Earth Resources President’s Letter to Shareholders

February 3, 2016 (Source) -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (OTCQX: TRER) has issued the following letter: Dear Shareholders: 2015 has been another difficult year for the mining industry in general and the rare earth sector in particular. Although the fundamentals…

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Aurora Continues Accelerated Growth

February 2, 2016 (Source) -- Aurora Cannabis Inc. (“Aurora” or the “Company”) (CSE: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc., a producer and distributor of medicinal cannabis pursuant to the…

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iSIGN Media and its Reseller LED Solutions Provide an Update

February 2, 2016 (Source) -- iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. ("iSIGN" or "Company") (TSX-V: ISD) (OTC: ISDSF), a leading provider of interactive mobile proximity advertising solutions is pleased to provide an update from its reseller LED Solutions Manufacturing Inc. ("LED"). Training of LED's…

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Seair Inc. Announces Q1 FY2016 Results

January 29, 2016 (Source) -- Seair Inc. (TSXV: SDS) ("Seair" or the "Corporation") announced that it has filed its financial statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis for the quarter ended November 30, 2015. Interested parties may view or download copies of these…

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IntelGenx Appoints Mark Nawacki as Special Advisor

January 28, 2016 (Source) -- IntelGenx Corp., (TSX VENTURE:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT), today announced that it has further strengthened its organization with the engagement of Mr. Mark Nawacki as a Special Advisor to the Executive team. Mr. Nawacki is currently the President and CEO of…

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Aurora Closes $3 Million Secured Loan

January 27, 2016 (Source) -- Aurora Cannabis Inc. (CSE: ACB) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) (OTC: ACBFF) (“Aurora” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a $3 million secured demand loan (the “Loan”). The Loan matures two years from…
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