Deveron Resources officially enters the graphite and zinc market with targeted acquisition

Deveron Resources Ltd. (‘Deveron’, TSXV: DVR), a diversified mineral exploration company (whose majority – 65.8% - shareholder is Greencastle Resources Ltd., ‘Greencastle’) has announced a new zinc and graphite discovery in Ontario related to a Greencastle Resources (TSXV: VGN) property - Rockstone - near Thunder Bay, Ontario. Deveron will earn a 60% interest in the property over a three year period while retaining an option to acquire 100% interest by incurring all expenditures required to produce a bankable feasibility study, subject to Greencastle retaining a 3% net smelter return royalty. Greencastle…

Strong graphite market news flow sets the pace for a market turnaround

Graphite Market Review: Of the graphite stocks InvestorIntel tracks, market performance for the week ended October 24th was up for the first time in at least 4 weeks, by +3.88% versus InvestorIntel members that were up +5.05%. There was a number of outsized positive performers in the past week. Kibaran Resources Ltd. (ASX: KNL) was up 35.00%. Zenyata Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: ZEN) (OTCQX: ZENYF) was up 21.11% and 22.41%, respectively. Focus Graphite Inc. (TSXV: FMS) (OTCQX: FCSMF) was up 18.42% and 20.66%, respectively. Triton Minerals Limited (ASX: TON) was up 12.70%. Elcora…

Resource experts target the holidays for a market turnaround

Jeff Phillips, President of Global Market Developments slapped a silver dollar in my palm at the New Orleans Investment Conference (#NOIC14) and said: “…mark this day on your calendar Tracy, as we are 30 days from the bottom of the market.” Considering the market lately, I swiftly slipped the silver dollar in my pocket after tweeting out the good news to our readership. It appears we have a holiday rally and a wonderful new year to look forward to in the resource sector market, or so I have concluded after speaking to…

Rodeo – Round-up of Latin American Mining – Part 2

It seems a good moment to review what has transpired, what has changed and what might happen when financing improves.. This we shall do here on a country by country basis with Part 1 covering Argentina to Colombia. Part 2 covers Ecuador to Venezuela. Ecuador – Viva la Banana Unfortunately for miners this quintessential banana republic discovered oil and thus felt it did not need to get “down and dirty” with developing a mining industry. Unfortunately the government also failed to notice that the oil industry hardly makes any jobs and…

Triton Minerals Beats All Expectations with Maiden JORC Resource

On October 21st, Triton Minerals (ASX: TON) announced its much anticipated maiden JORC compliant mineral resource estimate for the Nicanda Hill graphite deposit at the Balama North project in Mozambique. The company's management team promised it would be good, and they more than delivered. Not only is the maiden resource the largest known in the world, but it includes both Indicated and Inferred categories. There was a possibility that the maiden resource would only be Inferred, however due to the shallow depth and proven wide-scale dissemination (high continuity) of the deposit,…

Building a global mine-to-renewable energy business platform

When a kind word is spoken and praise is heaped upon a technology mining conglomerate by the doyen of the renewable energy sector, it doesn’t go unnoticed by our editorial team. Grafoid CEO Gary Economo and his partner teams at Focus Graphite, Stria Lithium, Hydro-Quebec, Braille Battery and Alcereco are responsible for why I am writing a commentary that was published this week by Jim Greenberger, Executive Director of the National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries ("NAATBatt")...to me, this is the most aggressive and revolutionary market to be in -- as I stare at…

Elcora Resources changes its name and focus on the Graphene revolution

October 15, 2014 -- Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for InvestorIntel interviews Dr. Ian Flint, VP of processing and Refining at Elcora Resources (TSXV: ERA), a world renowned expert on graphene, about the kind of graphite that is best suited to produce graphene. The main advantage of Elcora’s Sri Lankan graphite is that it comes out of the ground already possessing purity levels of about 93%, presenting an orderly crystal like structure. This makes it easier to process, achieving very high purity levels. Indeed, Elcora’s goal was always to get into…

Graphite Market Review: Mixed performance despite a lot of good news

Graphite Market Review — Of the graphite stocks InvestorIntel tracks, market performance was mixed, down 1.33% overall. The biggest winners for the week ended October 10, 2014 were; Energizer Resources Inc. (TSXV: EGZ) (OTCQX: ENZR), up 11.11% and 8.02%, respectively. Mason Graphite Inc. (TSXV: LLG) (OTCQX: MGPHF) up 7.81% and 10.71%, respectively on positive news, (see below). On the down side there were 4 stocks off more than 10%. Triton Minerals Ltd (ASX; TON) was down 16.18%, despite positive news, (see below). Flinders Resources Ltd. (TSXV: FDR) was down 15.25%. Sovereign…

Ecclestone selects Alabama Graphite as one-of-five most likely to prosper

In working up an institutional research piece on Alabama Graphite Corp. (TSXV: ALP | OTCQB: ABGPF) over the last month a few things have struck me and are worth highlighting. These are elements of the company’s story which are unique and separate it out from the pack in the graphite “race”. Past-Production is Princely We keep repeating the mantra of the moment that “production is king”. By implication past-production is princely. The recent addition of the former Bama mine, which produced until the 1940s, was a major coup for Alabama Graphite. Already favorable…

Market Movers of the Week: Stria Lithium +16.67%, Energizer Resources +11.11% & Mason Graphite +10.71%

Did you catch the news Theralase Technologies Inc. put out last week about their partnership with SAFC in the manufacturing of anti-cancer drugs? Allow me to congratulate them for their ongoing efforts towards the elimination of pain, reduction of inflammation and dramatic acceleration of tissue healing in our planet as they averaged up the InvestorIntel biotech members to +0.45% for the week -- TSXV: TLT up +1.82%. Speaking of pain, I listened to CNN describe the market as “tanking" all morning long and would like to respectfully request that the media utilize less artillery driven descriptives…
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Elcora Resources Appoints Jack Lifton to Advisory Board and Private Placement Update

October 30, 2014 (Source: Accesswire) -- Troy Grant, President and CEO of ELCORA RESOURCES CORP. (TSXV:ERA), (the "Company" or "Elcora"), is pleased to announce: Creation of Advisory Board and Appointment of Jack Lifton Elcora has established an advisory board to bring added technical and marketing depth to support our management team. Jack Lifton has accepted the first appointment to Elcora's advisory…

Canada Carbon Adds Dr. Roger Roberts, Former SVP and CTO at the Boeing Company and Vice Admiral Richard H. Truly, Former Director of NASA and NREL to the Company’s Advisory Board

October 30, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Canada Carbon Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: CCB) (OTC: BRUZF) (FRANKFURT: U7N1) a company that is positioning itself as a leader in providing very high purity graphite today announced the additions of Dr. Roger Roberts, former Senior Vice President ("SVP") and Chief Technology Officer ("CTO") at the Boeing Company and Vice Admiral Richard H. Truly,…

Alabama Graphite Announces Over $2MM in Voluntary Warrant Exercises

October 29, 2014 (Source: Accesswire) -- Alabama Graphite Corp. ("Alabama Graphite" or the "Company") (TSX-V:ALP) (OTCQX:ABGPF) (FRANKFURT: 1AG WKN: A1J35M) (ISIN# CA0102931080) is pleased to announce that holders of share purchase warrants which were issued pursuant to the Company's $2.1mm brokered unit private placement which closed on January 31, 2014 (the "Warrants") have voluntarily exercised over 20 million Warrants raising gross…

Deveron Options Zinc/Graphite Property from Greencastle

October 29, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Deveron Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:DVR) ("Deveron" or "the Company"), is pleased to report that the Company has entered into a letter agreement with Greencastle Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:VGN) ("Greencastle") relating to Greencastle's Rockstone Zinc / Graphite property some 40 km west of Thunder Bay, in north-west Ontario. Under the terms of the agreement, Deveron will…

Focus Graphite Enters Into a Pre-Development Agreement With the Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam Innu First Nation on the Lac Knife Graphite Project

October 28, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Focus Graphite Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FMS) (OTCQX: FCSMF) (FRANKFURT: FKC) ("Focus" or the "Company") is proud to announce the signing of a Pre-Development Agreement ("PDA") with the Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam Innu ("ITUM") First Nation Band Council, for the Lac Knife Mine Development Project located 30 km south of Fermont, in north-eastern Québec. The intent…

Lomiko Signs Licensing Agreement to Produce and Supply Power Converter Systems to E-Commerce Customers

October 27, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Lomiko Metals Inc. ("Lomiko") (TSX VENTURE:LMR)(PINKSHEETS:LMRMF)(FRANKFURT:DH8B) and its 100% owned subsidiary Lomiko Technologies Inc. are pleased to announce an agreement to license from Megahertz Power Systems Ltd. ("Megahertz") rights to manufacture and sell three (3) power converter system designs ("Licensed Power Systems"), acquire a pending supply contract ("Customer Contract") with a Canadian LED system integrator…

Elcora Resources Announces the Results of the First Phase of Test Work to create Graphene Optimized Graphite Crystals

October 23, 2014 (Source: The Newswire) -- Troy Grant, President and CEO of ELCORA RESOURCES CORP. (TSXV: ERA | Frankfurt: ELM), (the "Company" or "Elcora"), is pleased to release the results of the first stage testing of the Sakura – Ragedara graphite’s suitability for the production of high expansion ratio expandable graphite.  The October 14, 2014 report titled “Expandable Graphite…

Great Lakes Graphite Partners With Schulich School of Business on Strategy

October 22, 2014 (Source: Newsfile) -- Great Lakes Graphite Inc. (TSXV: GLK) ("Great Lakes" or the "Company") announces today that the Company has been selected out of many candidates by a team of MBA students from the Schulich School of Business at York University to participate in a project to be conducted over the next two months. The project provides an…

Graphene Oxide New Tool in Fight Against Diseases

October 22, 2014 (Source: Korea Herald) -- A leading South Korean biochemistry researcher believes graphene oxide ― oxidized sheets of carbon atoms ― will eventually play a key role in conquering hepatitis C, cancer and genetic diseases. This is mainly because graphene oxide is water-soluble, and can bind to DNA and RNA molecules ― making it more convenient for medical uses.…

Mason Graphite Initiates Pilot Plant Testing on a 60 Tonne Bulk Sample at 29% Cg

October 21, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Mason Graphite Inc. ("Mason Graphite" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:LLG)(OTCQX:MGPHF) is pleased to announce that a pilot plant test for the Lac Guéret graphite project has been initiated at COREM's research facility in Quebec City. The operations are under the supervision of engineering firm Soutex, also based in Quebec City. The pilot program is planned…
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