Eye on the Prize: $Z.V $ZZZOF

Waelz Kiln

Zinc One (TSX.V: Z  OTC: ZZZOF) has their eye on the prize right now, announcing an option payment of US$1,150,000 to acquire 100% interest in the Bongará and Charlotte Bongará Zinc-Oxide Projects in Peru. The Company's marketing plan is chewing through some selling by former shareholders of the acquired company but even so, momentum is strong right now with all going as planned at headquarters. Questions on the viability of oxide (versus a sulphide) zinc deposit have been met with a Zinc … [Read more...]

Big News for Tower One: $TO.C $TOWTF

Tower One: $TO.C

Tower One comes out strong with an announcement today of an LOI to acquire a Master Lease Agreement and 50 new search ring areas in Argentina. Argentina is seeing strong growth in the sector, and this transaction turns $TO.C into a game-playing, national provider of cell towers. Tower One builds, owns, and leases a portfolio of wireless infrastructure assets to wireless carriers on long-term contracts. Alex Ochoa, CEO of Tower One, had this to say: “This is a significant milestone. We are … [Read more...]

Cell Towers for a Data Hungry World: $TO.C $TOWTF

Cellular Tower

Tower One (CSE: TO  OTC: TOWTF), one of the more unique microcaps out there leveraging data and cellular growth, has strengthened the business foundation recently, announcing a $5 million dollar line of credit that will be used to build and purchase around 100 new towers. They will pay off interest on the line of credit with lease payments generated from the towers, creating a less dilutive situation for shareholders while growing the company’s cash-generating portfolio. TO has made some big … [Read more...]

One Critically Hot Metal, Cobalt

Cobalt 12 Year Price Chart: Infomine

Cobalt is hard not to love right now and a handful of junior companies have sprung to life in the wake of cobalt’s aggressive two year price run. While ups and downs in the price of cobalt are going to occur, this commodity’s demand is not just a temporary blip on the chart. Investor demand for battery metals is coming from the Electric Vehicle (EV) market, and specifically the battery market. January sales of EV’s this year saw a 70% increase year-over-year, with 159,139 EV’s sold last year in … [Read more...]

Tower One’s Long Latin American Runway: $TO.C $TOWTF

Tower One Wireless Corp.

We are interested in a new stock that is making connectivity possible in the far reaches of South America. Tower One Wireless Corp. (CSE: TO, OTC: TOWTF, Frankfurt: A2AFT9) was founded with a mission to own and operate cellular network infrastructure sites in high-usage, South American markets. This telecommunication infrastructure developer is just getting going, with thirty tower sites either built or in the acquisition stage in Latin America. They are working nimbly to grow that number and … [Read more...]

The Numbers Game in Commercial Solar: $UGE.V $UGEIF

Turks and Caicos Islands | 35 kW rooftop grid-tied solar system | UGE Partner: Urban Green Environmental

Nick Blitterswyk, co-founder & CEO of UGE International Ltd. (TSX.V: UGE  OTC: UGEIF), provided a little solar market background to catch me up on the impetus behind the creation of this cleantech, commercial solar company. When cleantech was really, really hot, in 2007 and 2008, generalist investors piled into solar’s tech boom, but the markets missed out on another offshoot of the business. The deployment of the solar tech. (Cough cough, remind you of fibre optics fan favourite, Lite … [Read more...]

What a Year for Dolly Varden Silver: $DV.V $DOLLF

Dolly Varden Silver Property Location

Somebody owes Dolly Varden Silver Corp’s former CEO and President, Rosie Moore, a nice bottle of scotch, that is for sure. Mrs. Moore managed to work some substantial magic over the past two years on behalf of silver explorer/developer, Dolly Varden. After an eventful 2016, the reorganized, reinvigorated Dolly is playing towards a nice comeback in 2017. Shareholders witnessed a battle mid 2016 between major shareholder Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) and Dolly Varden (TSX.V: DV  OTC: DOLLF). Two … [Read more...]

From Headache to Heavyweight, Here Comes New Carolin Gold: $LAD.V $LADFF

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Bob Thast is a good man to be running a mining deal over the previous five years. It hasn’t been easy for the majority of junior mining execs. This BC native was brought in to clear a path to funding for New Carolin Gold Corp (TSX.V: LAD). After doing so and then inside the tent at New Carolin, Thast saw what key moves the company had to make, he pulled the strings that needed to be pulled, and found himself gratefully appointed as the new President and CEO in March of 2013. When he … [Read more...]

Pre Election Nerves in the Stock Markets

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton; Photo courtesy of Yahoo!

An Artificial Intelligence System called MogIA that correctly predicted the previous three elections, plus the most recent Republican and Democratic primaries, claims that Trump will win this upcoming election. However, the general consensus seems to be that a Clinton victory is priced into the stock markets, consistent with the polls. But Sanjiv Rai, developer of the MogIA, claims "If Trump loses, it will defy the data trend for the first time in the last 12 years." And things just got … [Read more...]