Copper Mountain’s Q&A: The Shareholders Deserve Better Answers.

Some public companies have issues that they would prefer no one talked about. Yesterday’s conference call hosted by Copper Mountain Mining Corp. (TSX: CUM) appears to have brought up one of those issues, and the shareholders deserve a better answer than management delivered. CUM owns 75% of the Copper Mountain Mine in southern British Columbia. Mitsubishi Materials Corp. (source), a…

Russia seeking alternative uranium production sources

Amid the existing Western sanctions and recent attacks of some US media, regarding with Russian activities in the US uranium market, Russia plans to find alternative ways of uranium production during the next several years. Due to a ban on the supplies of uranium to Russia, which was recently imposed by the governments of some Western countries, and in particular…

Lithium Ion Chemistry – Don’t Believe The Hype

Lithium Ion Battery Cost Declines
If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that the lithium ion battery business is growing strongly. This is an approximately $18 billion per year business and forecast to grow to around $75 billion by 2025 (a 22% CAGR). For the sake of perspective, the entire rechargeable battery business globally is about $50 billion today. This is all…

Lifton on Great Western and on ‘Lawyer-Speak’

Press releases by public companies are reviewed by lawyers to make sure that any and all disclosures are in compliance with the securities laws as they govern public disclosures of information that could impact the market value of the company. But lawyers are not trying to inform anyone other than themselves and the judges who may enter or allow the…

Global mining expert Joseph Carrabba discusses NioCorp’s recent niobium project PEA results

April 22, 2015  — In a special InvestorIntel interview, Publisher Tracy Weslosky speaks with NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX: NB | OTCQX: NIOBF) Director Joseph A. Carrabba on the recent positive Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) results for the Elk Creek niobium project, which includes both a world class titanium and scandium deposit. Mr. Carrabba who is also a Director for both Newmont…

Global water treatment firm, H2O Innovation benefits from California drought, increasing world demand for potable water

This brilliantly organized company is emerging as a force to reckon with among the gorillas of water treatment. It is showing healthy growth that shows management’s commitment. For example, H2O Innovation Inc. (TSXV: HEO | OTCQX: HEOFF) reported revenues for totaling $13.7 M for the three months ending December 31, 2014 representing a +55.6% increase as compared to the same period…

Great Lakes Graphite – Going for the Value Added

The old truism of the California Gold Rush of the 1850s was that it was those selling the shovels, not those miners buying them, that made the money. In the mosh-pit that is graphite Great Lakes stands out because it has focused its efforts on “shovels” in the form of processing rather than scrabbling around in the dirt for the…

Dumoulin-White speaks to the ‘powerful’ anti-cancer treatment news on Theralase’s PDC TLD-1433

April 17, 2015 — Roger Dumoulin-White, P. Eng, President and CEO for Theralase Technologies Inc. (‘Theralase’, TSXV: TLT) speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Publisher of InvestorIntel about the recent series of news releases updating shareholders Theralase’s patented anti-cancer technology PDC (Photo Dynamic Compound) TLD-1433. Tracy Weslosky: So you just put some news out just this morning (reference, April 9, 2015) about this new…

Don’t forget America’s rare earth potential

How far out into space would you get piling, one upon one, government reports that were subsequently shelved and not acted upon? Your guess is a good as mine, but it would be a very, very long way. One such report now seemingly gathering dust was the 104-page report in 2010 from the US Geological Service entitled The Principal Rare…

MMPR licensee Aurora Cannabis on being first to build a new marijuana facility in Canada

April 6, 2015 — Terry Booth, President, CEO and Director of Aurora Cannabis Inc.   (CSE: ACB) in an interview with Tracy Weslosky, Publisher for InvestorIntel discuss how they became 1 of the first 30 to receive an MMPR (Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulation) license. The first to build a facility in Alberta, Terry explains that they were also the first…

Takeover Chatter in the Oil Patch
Takeovers in the Oil Patch – Who is Loading Up? When a company raises cash and issues equity, compliance and good investor relations require the company to say how it will use the cash. Often the press release will contain the phrases, “for working capital” or “for general corporate purposes”. Those are magic words. Almost anything can fit into those…
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American Sands Energy Corp. Receives Utah DEQ Permit

April 28, 2015 (Source: PR Newswire) -- American Sands Energy Corp. (OTCBB: AMSE, "AMSE" or the "Company"), an oil sands exploration and development company operating in Utah, is pleased to announce the publication for comment of its Ground Water…

China iPhone sales boosts Apple; shares up modestly

April 28, 2015 (Source: Reuters) -- Apple Inc beat Wall Street's revenue and profit forecasts on Monday as it sold more iPhones in China than the United States for the first time, but the company gave no sales figures…

Abattis Bioceuticals Investor Update for Q2 2015

April 28, 2015 (Source: Marketwired) -- Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (the "Company" or "Abattis") (CSE:ATT)(OTCQX:ATTBF), a botanical drug development company that develops and licenses natural health products, medicines, extractions and ingredients for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, bioceutical and cosmetic markets - some…

NioCorp Completes Extensions of Land Agreements

April 28, 2015 (Source: Marketwired) -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. ("NioCorp" or the "Company") (TSX:NB)(OTCQX:NIOBF)(FRANKFURT:BR3) is pleased to announce that it has now executed five year extensions to all of the land agreements covering 100% of the Indicated and Inferred resources…

Largo Signs Term Sheet for Debt Restructuring

April 27, 2015 (Source: CNW) -- Largo Resources Ltd. ("Largo" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed a term sheet from its consortium of lenders ("Lenders") to defer its debt amortization schedule and extend the…

Oil seesaws as Yemen, U.S. drilling cutbacks support

April 27, 2015 (Source: Reuters) -- Oil futures seesawed in volatile trading on Monday as the conflict in Yemen and falling U.S. rig counts lent support, while ample global supply kept market participants cautious after prices reached 2015 peaks…

Futurist Ray Kurzweil sees self-driving cars as a given

April 27, 2015 (Source: Auto News) -- Self-driving cars aren't just possible. They're inevitable. So says Ray Kurzweil, the inventor and futurist who's now director of engineering for Google. Indeed, the days when an inexpensive computer outperforms a human…

Areva wins deal to supply Energoatom with enriched uranium

April 27, 2015 (Source: World Nuclear News) -- French engineering company Areva has for the first time signed a contract with Energoatom for the supply of enriched uranium to be used at Ukraine's nuclear power reactors. The first batches will…

Gold Gains on Greek Stalemate

April 27, 2015 (Source: Wall Street Journal) -- Gold prices rose Monday after a summit between Greece and its eurozone creditors concluded with no progress toward finding a solution to the country’s debt problems. Gold for June delivery, the…

Lynas Corp says cashflow success in December hard to sustain

April 27, 2015 (Source: Reuters) -- Australian rare earths producer Lynas Corp said on Monday it was unlikely to break even this quarter despite achieving positive cash flow in December, blaming weak rare earths prices and plant problems. The…

​NTU and TUM design world’s first electric taxi for the tropics

April 27, 2015 (Source: Nanyang Technological University) -- The world’s first electric taxi for tropical megacities has been launched. Named EVA, the electric taxi is built by TUM CREATE, a collaboration between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and one of…

Experts call for more exploration of rare earth sector

April 27, 2015 (Source: Economic Times) -- Rare earth experts have called for more exploration of the sector to bridge the demand-supply deficit of these elements due to increasing needs the world over. India has enormous potential in the…

Gold Rebounds From 5-Week Low as Data Clouds U.S. Rate Outlook

April 27, 2015 (Source: Bloomberg) -- Gold rebounded from a five-week low as conflicting U.S. data clouded the outlook for higher interest rates before Federal Reserve policy makers meet this week. Gold is little changed this month after dropping…

Oil price hovers at four-month high

April 27, 2015 (Source: BBC) -- The price of oil is hovering at a four-and-a-half month high amid concerns over disruption to supplies from the Middle East. Brent crude oil is at $65.37 per barrel and has gained around…

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

April 27, 2015 (Source: Reuters) -- One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialised nations. With nuclear power in the doldrums…

Minister approves Australian uranium project

April 24, 2015 (Source: World Nuclear News) -- The Kintyre uranium project in Western Australia has received environmental approval from the country's federal government. Federal environment minister Greg Hunt's approval is conditional on the development meeting various environmental, radiation and…

Russia’s Rosatom outlines plans for Argentina

April 24, 2015 (Source: World Nuclear News) -- Russia's Rosatom has released details of an inter-governmental agreement to build Argentina's sixth nuclear power reactor. The memorandum of understanding (MoU), signed yesterday in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and…

Toyota to provide 1st hydrogen-fueled NASCAR pace car

April 24, 2015 (Source: FOX News) -- A hydrogen-fueled vehicle will lead the field at a NASCAR race for the first time when a 2016Toyota Mirai serves as the official pace car Saturday night at Richmond. The midsize sedan uses…

Gold retreats as global equities hit all-time highs

April 24, 2015 (Source: Reuters) -- Gold fell on Friday, on track for a third successive weekly loss as strength in global equities diverted interest, though uncertainty over the timing of a U.S. rate rise pegged prices in a…

Oil hits 2015 high on Yemen worry; U.S. gasoline at Nov peaks

April 24, 2015 (Source: Reuters) -- Crude oil prices settled up 3 percent on Thursday, hitting 2015 highs, while U.S. gasoline reached 5-month peaks after Saudi Arabia and its allies maintained a bombing blitz in Yemen that heightened concerns…

German Business Sentiment Hits New High

April 24, 2015 (Source: WSJ) -- Confidence among German companies improved in April to its highest level in nearly a year, a closely watched business survey showed, extending a strong start to 2015 for Europe’s biggest economy. Still, a…

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