West High is Making Waves: $WHY.V

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Investors are wondering what the heck, what's up with $WHY? The stock remains halted after a blockbuster US$750 million deal was announced Oct 5th with Gryphon Enterprises. West High Yield Resources Ltd ($WHY.V) has signed a definitive arm's-length purchase and sale agreement to sell 100 per cent of its right, title and interest in its Record Ridge South, Midnight and O.K. mineral properties to Gryphon Enterprises LLC, a company based in Maryland, United States, for a purchase price of … [Read more...]

Update from Zinc One: $Z.V $ZZZOF

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Zinc One has locked up surface rights for the next 5 years with the Comunidad Campesina de Yambrasbamba (“CCY”) to permit access and work on the Bongará Zinc-Oxide Mine and Charlotte Bongara Zinc-Oxide Project in Peru. This enables work to proceed updating the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), a key component of their pending drill campaign to commence in August.  Milestone Agreement for $Z.V “Reaching an agreement with the Yambrasbamba community is a major milestone for Zinc One and the … [Read more...]

Castle Silver Cashed Up and Ready to Go: $CSR.V

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Castle Silver Resources ($CSR.V) is preparing to drill at their cobalt silver mine in Ontario Canada. They closed a second tranche of an increased financing that will bring in around $1.2 million after all is said and done. CEO Frank Basa and his team are targeting high-grade cobalt and silver mineralization in vein structures that were either overlooked or left untouched by Agnico Eagle in the 1980's. They own the Castle Silver Cobalt Mine 100%, and CEO Frank Basa is well familiar with … [Read more...]

UGE Enjoys a Spectacular Quarter: $UGE.V

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Credit where credit is due, one of our Venture favourites, UGE International ($UGE.V $UGEIF) just published their first quarter results for 2017. Solar is growing fast, and UGE’s quarter is a reflection of the industry’s runway, which is blowing away expectations. UGE concentrates on the commercial/mid-scale solar sector, and their niche is more like an amazon warehouse. It just keeps on giving. UGE enjoyed Q1 revenues of USD$5.5 million, almost equal to their entire fiscal 2016 revenue of … [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...]

Siyata Mobile’s Explosive Growth Story: $SIM.V $SIMFF

Siyata Mobile (TSX.V: SIM)

The smartest and most innovative technology companies are taking advantage of the boom in broadband and cellular usage. These companies are creating software, applications and much-improved devices that streamline communication and productivity for efficiency, safety and cost savings. One archaic technology that the automotive world is about to say bye-bye to, is the two-way radio system. Siyata Mobile Inc. (TSX.V: SIM) is an original equipment manufacturer providing advanced mobile … [Read more...]

Castle Silver’s Got Grade (and Cobalt): CSR.V

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Castle Silver Resources Inc (TSX-V: CSR OTC:TAKRF FRANKFURT:4T9B) is a silver-cobalt company aiming to resume mining at the Castle Silver and Beaver properties in Ontario Canada. The company is run by Mr. Frank Basa, a Metallurgical Engineer who worked for Agnico Eagle back in the 80’s when they were actively mining the properties in Castle Silver’s portfolio. Castle Silver (CSR) is a spinout of three properties from Basa’s other company, Granada Gold Mine Inc., a development company with a high … [Read more...]

Canada’s Best Microcap Cobalt Play $CSK.V

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At $16.67 a pound, cobalt is getting due love these days.  The shiny brittle metal is riding shotgun with Lithium as Tesla jacks up the demand for this by-product metal used to manufacture Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) batteries. As a matter of fact, 42% of the global cobalt market is attributable to the battery industry alone with the remaining 58% driven by industrial and military applications. Cobalt is used in super-alloys, aircraft engines, drill bits, catalysts, magnets, pigmentation, and gamma … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Why is everyone getting so excited about the frac sands?

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Select Sands Corp. (SNS.V) is a stock we've been holding and buying for the better part of a year now. We started accumulating in the high .30's, continued buying in the low .20's just months ago and we've been rewarded as of late, with its great performance as it broke through $0.50 only a few days ago (SNS.V is trading around $0.45 on great volume as I write this). SNS released probably their biggest news to date this morning, with regards to them purchasing a wet processing plant for … [Read more...]