Tinka to Acquire Darwin; Arranges $4.54 Million Financing

April 17, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION OR DISSEMINATION DIRECTLY, OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES. Tinka Resources Limited ("Tinka") (TSX VENTURE:TK) and Darwin Resources Corp. ("Darwin") (TSX VENTURE:DAR)(PINKSHEETS:DARWF)(FRANKFURT:DWU) jointly announce that they have entered into a binding term sheet (the "Agreement") whereby Tinka has agreed to acquire through a statutory plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") all of the outstanding shares of Darwin. Under the terms of the Arrangement, Darwin shareholders will receive one Tinka common share (a "Tinka Share") for each five and one half Darwin common shares (the…

Share interest spurred by Theralase’s state-of-the-art lasers for the treatment of chronic pain

weslosky April 15, 2014 -- Roger Dumoulin-White, P. Eng, President and CEO for Theralase Technologies Inc. (‘Theralase’, TSXV: TLT | OTCBB: TLTFF) speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel about Theralase's state-of-the-art patented laser equipment for biostimulative and biodestructive clinical applications to treat chronic pain. Theralase's shares haves been performing well and Roger explains that this should be no surprise because "our technology speaks for itself. It's patented technology; it's state of the art and it's addressing an unmet need in the industry and in the medical world. There's a one hundred billion dollar pain market in the US,…

Hop Boyd on the real advantage of having the right chemical processing engineer on the job

Weslosky-Boyd April 10, 2014 -- Hop Boyd Jr., Chief Manager, Process Engineering Associates LLC (PROCESS) speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel. Hop has been a chemical engineer for many years and he describes his job, in jest, as a "highly educated plumber". Of course, PROCESS does much more than that. It offers process engineering services - as opposed to electrical, mechanical or structural -- from design and to safety services, relying on its over 50 highly qualified, full-time chemical engineers. As a further analogy, Hop describes the typical scenario of a prospective client approaching PROCESS to shift from…

Stans Energy Chairman provides update on international arbitration case on Kyrgyzstan rare earth claim

Rodney Irwin - Stans April 9, 2014 -- Rodney Irwin, Chairman and acting President of Stans Energy Corp. (‘Stans’, TSX-V: HRE | OTCQX: HREEF) speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel about the complexities of Kyrgyzstan and how Stans has managed to deal with them and one of the most recent and flagrant examples has been the Inter-District Court of Bishkek ruling in favor of the Kyrgyz General Prosecutor's Office (SPO) with respect to its claim regarding Stans' Kutessay II Project. The decision, as it stands, would essentially imply the annulment of Stans’ whole license acquisition process. Stans has regularly defended itself,…

Randy Scott on 2014 and Rare Element Resources Wyoming location advantage

Weslosky-Scott April 4, 2014 -- Randy Scott, President and CEO of Rare Element Resources ('RER', TSX: RES | NYSE MKT: REE) speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel, about what we should expect in 2014 from Rare Element Resources. Randy says that "2014, based on the accomplishments of 2013, is shaping up to be a very important year for us. We have plans to start our final feasibility study. We're updating all the information that we've collected from a number of different tests, resource estimates and engineering estimates that we've been doing. So in 2014, I think the key items…

Arafura reigns in costs to enhance Nolans rare earth project economics

Weslosky-Lockyer April 4, 2013 -- Gavin Lockyer, Managing Director at Arafura Resources Limited ('Arafura', ASX: ARU) speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel, about Arafura’s strategy to lower capital (CAPEX) and operating (OPEX) costs for its 100 per cent-owned Nolans Rare Earths Project in Australia’s Northern Territory. After making the initial announcement at the 2013 Technology Metals Summit in Toronto, Arafura withdrew from Whyalla (in South Australia) where it had intended to build a chemical processing and rare earth separation facility, signaling the launch of an ambitious cost saving strategy to improve the economics of the Project. Since the…

Triton’s Balama North graphite project potential is positioned to be leader

Triton-Brad Boyle April 3, 2014 -- Brad Boyle, Managing Director for Triton Minerals Limited (‘Triton’, ASX: TON), speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel, about the Balama North graphite project in Mozambique. Brad starts by noting that since the beginning of 2014, Triton has achieved an “inferred resource on the Cobra Plains prospect and turn that into 103 million tons deposit with an average grade of 5.5%, which is pretty exciting for us because that wasn’t our primary target; that was just the tail end of where we were primarily looking, while we’re waiting for Nicanda Hill to come online.”…

Rising star U3O8 Corp. on uranium-vanadium in Argentina and uranium-phosphate in Colombia

Spencer-Weslosky March 30, 2014 -- Richard Spencer, President and CEO of U3O8 Corp. ("U3O8" TSX: UWE | OTCQX: UWEEF), speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel, about uranium, rare earths and phosphate projects in South America. In March, U3O8 completed an oversubscribed private placement resulting in proceeds of about USD$1.15 million. Richard said "the insiders stepped up yet again and we've developed some support from a new shareholder over the last couple months and this group has been amazing. They were in the market in December when no one else was....this guy likes this story." Meanwhile, the past few…

Rare Element Resources on their ‘Heavies’ and Rare Earths Recovery Patented Technology

Weslosky and Scott 2 March 18, 2014 -- Randy Scott, President and CEO of Rare Element Resources Ltd. (‘RER’, TSX: RES | NYSE MKT: REE) speaks to Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel, about the RER’s developments in 2013 as one of the ‘super four’ in the rare earth industry worldwide. Randy says that 2013 was a very important year in all aspects. RER had two drilling programs -- the first increased the heavy rare earth enriched zone at Whitetail by about 80% and the other more modest effort further delineated the high grade core of the Bull Hill zone shows that RER will…

Allana Potash one step closer to production with ICL strategic partnership

Tracy-Interviews-Farhad-Abasov March 17, 2014 -- Farhad Abasov, President and CEO of Allana Potash Corp (‘Allana’, TSX: AAA | OTCQX: ALLRF) in an interview with Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel about the  USD$ 84 million milestone deal between Allana and Israel Chemicals (ICL, TASE: ICL), one of the largest mineral fertilizer companies in the world. Allana is at an advanced stage in the Danakil Potash Project in Ethiopia; it has completed the definitive feasibility study (FS) and secured the necessary mining license needed to start construction of the mine itself. Commenting on the ICL deal, Farhad said “this is the…