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AGORACOM Welcomes (FMR: TSX-V) With Newly Optioned Lithium Project Adjacent to RB Energy’s Quebec Lithium Mine $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 1:13 PM on Thursday, May 26th, 2016


  • Property is located approximately 60 km north of Val d’Or Quebec.
  • Contiguous to the north and south of RB Energy’s Quebec Lithium Mine with a published measured and indicated resources (at a 0.60% Li2O cutoff) of 41,556,000 tonnes at 1.09% Li2O, and an inferred resource of (at a 0.60% Li20 cutoff) of 17,766,000 million tonnes at 1.10% Li2O
  • Also contiguous to Jourdan Resources Vallee Lithium property that drilled more than 4000m of core in 2011 and intersected more 100 pegmatite and aplite dikes.
  • Jourdan Resources intersected values of up to 1.187% Li2O over 5.50m
Recently Announced Industrial Minerals business in Spain
Fully operational processing and finishing facility with 250,000 square metres of annual production capacity
  • Demand has been increasing in recent years and is currently strong in Europe, Asia, and North America for Granite and industrial minerals.

  • Modernized Granite processing facility worth millions of Euros
  • FMR receiving strong interest from finance parties in Europe, U.S., and Canada to fund up to 8m euros ($12m CDN) in senior secured debt to complete the acquisition and provide the company with a large operating cash cushion.


  • Fully operational processing and finishing facility, the former assets of Granitos de Badajoz S.A.
  • 250,000 square metres of annual production capacity
  • Total acquisition cost of EUR4.275 million
  • Mine licenses and processing facility will make Fairmont one of the largest granite producers in Europe

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AGORACOM Welcomes VirtualArmor (VAI: CSE) With 2015 Revenues of $USD 7.36M, Up 53% Over Previous $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:44 AM on Thursday, May 19th, 2016

  • 2015 Revenues $USD 7.36M, Up 53% Over Previous
  • Q4 2015 Revenue $USD 2.49M, Up 101% Over Previous
  • Real Customers


The Opportunity

  • 44% of security leaders expect a major cloud provider to suffer a significant security breach
  • 83% Of enterprises have difficulty finding the security skills they need
  • 3.8 Million Average cost of a data breach in 2015(Ponemon Institute May 2015)
  • #1 CIO priority in 2015 is security (Piper Jaffray CIO Survey)
  • $75 Billion Projected global spend on data security in 2015 (Gartner)
  • 75% of Of IT leaders planned to increase security budgets in 2015(Piper Jaffray CIO Survey)

A pre-built, pre-validated path to private cloud infrastructure powered by NFV.

  • Network function virtualization (NFV) has emerged as the key to bringing automation and greater agility to service provider and enterprise clouds.
  • VirtualArmor has created a proven, accelerated path to turnkey private cloud infrastructure through a pre-built, pre-validated solution.

What’s the Advantage?

  • A pre-validated, pre-built private cloud stack
  • Based on recommended architecture
  • Built on top of networking, storage, computer and security brands.
  • Ready to demo, sell and deploy—customized to enterprise needs


Datacenter Solutions

  • VirtualArmor works with Juniper Networks to provide high-performance datacenter networks and architectures that work

Cloud Security Solutions

  • How many cloud applications are in use in your environment? Is sensitive data being moved into non-sanctioned cloud applications?

Routing and Switching

  • General connectivity and networking services have become critical in today’s business world, with information and resources required to


  • Security products and practices are only the first part of overall, comprehensive security. Network- and security-related devices can produce

Security Intelligence Solutions

  • One key to effective information security is visibility—who is accessing what, when and where; knowing what is normal behavior and identifying

Virtualization Solutions

  • Network function virtualization (NFV) technologies are enabling service providers and enterprises to deliver new services faster on a simpler…


  • Secure access to enterprise resources from anywhere, anytime is a requirement for organizations of all sizes. This leads to the challenge of


  • As enterprises continue to expand their information footprint, the traditional security “perimeter” has dissolved. Information needs to be


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AGORACOM Welcomes Tartisan Resources (TTC: CSE) – Situated in the Andes which hosts 12 operating mines, 3 of which are world class producers $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:43 AM on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016


  • US $250,000 recommended work program
  • Grab samples of note:
    • 2.273 g Au/t
    • 1,814 g Ag/t
  • Gold and silver in Perú’s prolific North- Central Mineralized Belt
  • “La Victoria” lies within this 300 km belt along the Andes which hosts 12 operating mines, 3 of which are world class producers.
  • La Arena owned by Tahoe Resources, Lagunas Norte (Alto Chicama) owned by Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX:ABX) and Santa Rosa owned by Compañia Minera Aurífera Santa Rosa (COMARSA).
  • La Victoria has excellent potential to host high-grade oxide and sulphide epithermal Au, Ag vein systems as well as potential for a large, low-grade, disseminated Cu, Au and Ag (porphyry-type) deposit.

  • Situated in the District of Huandoval, Province of Pallasca, Department of Ancash in the Republic of Peru on the continent of South America; approximately 425 kilometers (km) north-northwest of Lima. It is located within the Instituto Geografico Nacional (IGN) map sheet 17-h Pallasca.
  • Claims are centered on Universal Transverse Mercator (“UTM”) coordinate system, Provisional South American Datum 1956 (“PSAD56″), zone 18L, 174202 meters (m) East and 9081240 meters North; or geographic coordinate system 77º 57′ 15″ of west Longitude and 8º 18′ 10” of south Latitude.

  • Located in a remote area of Ancash on the western slopes of the Peruvian Andes at elevations that vary from 3000 m to 4200 m above sea level.
  • Landscape includes rocky mountaintops emerging from wide grassy valleys carved by glacial activity (Figure 7.1a and 7.1b).
  • Fertile land is abundant at lower altitudes. The vegetation at lower altitudes includes eucalyptus and pine trees, pasture and garden vegetables whereas the vegetation above 4000 m is restricted to grasses such as the ichu, cactus and some flower species.
  • Temperature on the Property varies between -3 and 20 degrees celsius (“ºC”) with an annual average of approximately 13 ºC. There are only two seasons: the rainy season from November to March along with snowfall during this period, and the dry season from April to October which is also cold.

The Property is located about 10 hours away from Lima by truck with a travel distance of approximately 600 km. Exploration and mining activity can function year-round; however, it is expected that there will be down time during the rainy season because of the poor road conditions. Extreme caution is advised during this period. Figure 6.2 illustrates the route to the Property whereas the travel times, distances and road conditions are listed in Table 7.1.

Route Distance (km) Time (hours) Condition
Lima – Chimbote 440 5.75 Paved road
Chimbote – Santa 11 0.25 Paved road
Santa – Estacion Chuquicara 66 1 Paved road
Estación Chuquicara – La Galgada 30 0.5 Paved road
La Galgada – Pallasca 40 2 Maintained gravel road
Pallasca Property 6 0.5 Maintained gravel road

The nearest road to the San Markito and Victoria anomalies is approximately 3 km away, therefore, the Phase I exploration was performed using horses and donkeys as the main transport method. Water is not abundant within these areas but is available at higher elevations. Infrastructure improvements such as road, water reserve and electrical lines (if feasible) should be implemented before the Phase II exploration operations.

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AGORACOM Welcomes Explor Resources with 43-101 Resource of 609,000 oz Indicated 470,000 oz Inferred Gold

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:32 AM on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Why Explor Resources?

  • Focused on exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt
  • The Belt has produced in excess of 180,000,000 ounces of gold and 450,000,000 tonnes of cu-zn ore over the last 100 years
  • Flagship project is the Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project located in the Porcupine mining camp


Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) (4300 ha)

  • NI 43-101 Resource: 609,000 oz Indicated
    470,000 oz Inferred Gold
  • 13 km from downtown Timmins
  • Property is 2.5 km, NE of LSG West Timmins Mine
  • Model: Hollinger McIntyre Gold System: 30,000,000 oz. Au
  • Discovery Hole 10-30 : 9.22g/tonne over 11.0 meters
  • Optioned to Teck Resources
  • Teck to spend $12,000,000 to earn 70% interest

Chester Copper & VMS Project (3500ha)

  • Mineral Target: Cu, Pb, Zn, Ag, & Au
  • 70 km SW of Bathurst NB
  • Structural Model Complete
  • 300 m wide x 2000m long mineralized Corridor identified
  • Ramp to ore zone (480 meter long (3m x 4m)
  • Optioned to Brunswick Resources (BRU)
  • Brunswick to spend $500,000 over 3 years
  • Explore to receive $40,000 and 5,000,000 shares of BRU
  • Open pit resource – NI 43-101 Resource: 1,400,000 Indicated t @ 1.38% Cu
    2,089,000 Inferred t @ 1.26 % Cu

Kidd Creek Project (2466 ha)

  • Mineral Target: Cu-Zn Ore
  • Located 1.0 km west of Kidd Creek Mine
  • Kidd Mine yielded 130M tonnes of Cu-Zn Ore since 1960
  • Numerous Geophysical max/min and IP Targets
  • Diamond Drilling winter 2015/2016


East Bay (3203 ha):

  • Mineral Target: Gold
  • Lies on Porcupine Destor Fault Zone, on strike with Beattie & Donchester mine
  • Historical channel samples by Lacana Mining in 1982 including: 0.81 oz/ton over 5ft; 0.16 oz/ton over 6 ft; 0.10 oz/ton over 10 ft
  • Wrap around Clifton Star

Nelligan (1198 ha):

  • Mineral Target: Nickel
  • Located in Val d’Or mining district of Quebec
  • Historical grab samples of 10% Ni and 0.6% Cu obtained by INCO
  • Discovered anomalous Nickel, Copper Zones

Launay (2250 ha):

  • Mineral Target: Nickel
  • Mineralized zones contained in mafic volcanic rocks
  • Contiguous to Royal Nickel’s Dumont property (NW end)

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AGORACOM Welcomes Nevada Energy Metals (BFF: TSX-V) With Strong Green Energy Initiatives

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:17 AM on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016


Why Lithium?

  • Major companies such as Sony and Panasonic got behind lithium as an anchor material in a possible successor to the lead-acid battery paradigm.
  • Although it took decades, lithium-based batteries are now the industry standard.
  • Lithium has limited supply and increasing demand.
  • Lithium seems untouched by economic downturns.
  • Lithium prices increased by about 20% in 2014 and by a larger percentage in 2015 when gas, coal and natural gas were down 50%
  • Climate change has lead to the frenzied search for green energy solution
  • Because of its high reactivity, lithium does not occur as a pure element in nature but is contained within minerals in a range of hard rock types or in brine solutions (elements contained in salty water) in salt lakes, “salars.” Lithium’s primary driver for growth is:

Batteries and grid-scale energy storage:

  • Most important use of lithium is in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, grid-scale energy storage, phones, laptops, cameras, gaming consoles and hundreds of other electronic devices.
  • Lithium-ion batteries are increasingly used for bikes, power tools, forklifts, cranes and other industrial equipment. In essence, lithium powers modern technology.

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence estimates that the

“EV market will grow five-fold between 2015 and 2020 while the market for stationary storage will increase 8-fold.”

We have already seen Tesla increase the land holding of their $5 billion under-construction lithium-ion battery factory and Faraday Future strike a deal to build a $1 billion electric car plant.


  • Acquired, by staking, 100 placer claims covering 2000 acres (809 hectares) at Teels Marsh, Nevada.
  • Property, called Teels Marsh West is highly prospective for Lithium brines and is located approximately 48 miles northwest of Clayton Valley and the Rockwood Lithium Mine, North America’s only producing brine based Lithium mine supporting lithium production since 1967.
  • Access to Teels Marsh is via dirt road, west of Highway 95 and northwest of Highway 360.

Teels Marsh West is a highly prospective Lithium exploration project, 100% owned without any royalties, located on the western part of a large evaporation pond, or playa (also known as a salar). Structural analysis reveals that Teels Marsh is bounded by faults and is tectonically active. Tectonic activities supply additional local permeability that could be provided by the faults that bound the graben and sub-basins.

  • Located 12 km (7.5 miles) northeast of Albemarle Corporation’s (formerly Rockwood Lithium),Silver Peaksolar evaporation ponds. Silver Peak is the only producing brine-based lithium facility in North America.
  • 60-40 earn-in joint venture with Dajin Resources Corp.
  • In addition to its proximity to Silver Peak, the property is 20 km (12.5 miles) east-northeast of Pure Energy Minerals’ Clayton Valley exploration project.
  • Preliminary data from ongoing exploration activities on the property, suggest that Alkali Lake could be situated on one of the most prospective areas in the entire basin.
  • Lithium assay results from sediment sampling carried out on the Alkali Lake property confirmed the presence of near-surface lithium at grades ranging from 73 ppm to 382 ppm.

  • Early stage exploration property, located in the northern foothills of the Alaska Range, which contains VMS (volcanogenic massive sulfide) mineralization.
  • Property is located in the east portion of the Bonnifield Mining District, central Alaska, approximately 60 mi (96 km) south of Fairbanks, Alaska (Figure 1).
  • Property consists of 36 quarter-section State of Alaska mining claims (Galleon 1-36; Appendix 1) held by Anglo Alaska Gold Corporation (AAGC). Rock Star Resources Inc (RSRI) holds the rights to a 100% earn-in interest under an agreement with AAGC to pay for exploration and make required payments.
  • Access to the Property currently is only by helicopter, or by trail from a nearby airstrip, however, strong potential exists for future development of a road connecting the Property with an existing mine road system to the west.
  • The claims are subject to a 3% Net Production Royalty to the State of Alaska beginning 3.5 years after mine start-up. All claims comprising the Galleon Property are in good standing at the time of this writing.

Energy metal markets are booming

The age of electrification across the transportation sector, the solar panel revolution, and Tesla’s battery gigafactory are igniting a battle for the cheapest battery. That will transform lithium into a boom-time mineral and the hottest commodity on the energy investor’s radar. It has been easy to take lithium for granted. This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.

And while investors have long appreciated the steady rise in demand for this preferred mineral, the number of new applications continues to multiply. Smart phones, tablets, laptops, and other consumer electronics demand more lithium. But the largest driver for future lithium use will be in electric vehicles and home batteries for solar panels. That has lithium on the verge a boom for which supply can no longer be taken for granted.

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AGORACOM Welcomes American Creek Resources (AMK:TSX-V) with recent specimens averaging 27,092 gm/tonne silver and 248 gm/tonne gold

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:12 AM on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016



  • Specimens from the structure averages 27,092 gm/tonne silver and 248 gm/tonne gold
  • Results from outcrop specimens of high grade material collected on its Electrum property from the Shiny Cliff vein on the North Face Showing Read More

Exceptional Properties

Electrum Gold-Silver Property, British Columbia – 100% owned

The Electrum property has a rich history with some of the highest grade hand-mined ore mined in North America combined with excellent logistics. The property is located directly between two high-grad vein gold/silver mines; the past producing Silbak Premier mine and Pretiums high-grade Brucejack mine (production in 2017).All three lie within the Iskut mineral district (a particularly prolific part of the Canadian Cordillera) with numerous geological similarities between them.

The Electrum Property holds significant potential to attract mining companies when considering its high-grade nature combined with the exceptional logistics in place.

  • Located in the prolific Golden Triangle of northwestern British Columbia, an area encompassing mineral rich belts that host more than 43 past producing mines including Eskay Creek, Silbak Premier, Granduc and Big Missouri.It is a hotbed of activity with one new mine having come online in 2015 (Imperial Mines Red Chris) and another scheduled for 2017 (Pretium Brucejack) and at least three more world-class mining projects headed toward production.
  • Located in a particularly rich valley with 4 past producing commercial mines and a 5th in the adjacent valley.
  • Includes the historic East Gold Mine that had intermittent small-scale production of approximately 46 tonnes of ore with grades averaging 1,661 grams of gold per tonne and 2,596 grams of silver per tone (roughly 50oz gold with 75oz silver).
  • Mineralization is believed to be very similar to the silver-gold-base metal veins responsible for the precious metal mineralization found in the Silbak Premier Mine and the Big Missouri mines (located in same extended valley).
  • Pretiums Brucejack Summary Report (for exploration) compares itself geologically to the Silbak Premier mine as well.
  • Exceptional gold and silver assays including 440 g/t gold with 400 g/t silver over 0.52m, with numerous silver intervals of 583g/t, 501 g/t, 420 g/t, 384 g/t in core, and surface samples of 80.96 g/t gold with 80,818 g/t silver, 694 g/t gold with 550 g/t silver, 54.77 g/t gold with 14,903 g/t silver, 615 g/t gold with 616 g/t silver.
  • A very successful program was run in 2015 wherein:
    • A new approach focusing on high-grade was employed very successfully
    • A new zone of gold / silver mineralization was discovered
    • A better understanding of the property geology was obtained
    • Surface samples from the structure averages 27,092 gm/tonne silver and 248 gm/tonne gold

  • The program proved the Electrum Property has multiple high-grade gold-silver epithermal breccia vein systems and gave us a better understating of their sequencing.
  • Excellent logistics including road access, power located 2 km away and a bulk tonnage shipping port and supportive mining town located just40 km away in a mining friendly jurisdiction.

The high-grade ELECTRUM PROPERTY recently had a program run on it. CLICK HERE for the Electrum presentation and HERE for the 2015 drill program presentation. The highly mineralized gossans on the Electrum are shown in the image at the top of this page.

2015 Drill Program Presentation

Treaty Creek Gold-Copper Property, British Columbia – 51% Joint Venture

Treaty Creek Property

Treaty Creek is located in British Columbia’s prolific Golden Triangle; one of the richest areas of mineralization in the world with one new mine having come online in 2015 (Imperial Mines Red Chris) and another scheduled for 2017 (Pretium Brucejack) and at least three more world-class mining projects headed toward production.

Mineralization in the Treaty Creek claims area lies within the same broad hydrothermal system that generated the several deposits on the Seabridge Gold KSM and the Pretivm Brucejack properties that lie immediately southwest of the Treaty Creek claims. So far over 130 million ounces of gold, 800 million ounces of silver and 20 billion pounds of copper (all categories included), representing one of the greatest concentrations of metal value on the planet, have been delineated within the geological system shared by KSM, Brucejack, and Treaty Creek.

Seabridge Gold’s KSM is the world’s largest undeveloped gold/silver project by reserves while Pretium’s Brucejack is the highest grading undeveloped large-scale gold project in the world.KSM has just past the environmental and permitting stage while the Brucejack is in construction phase.
Treaty Creek is part of the same large hydrothermal system as it’s neighbours, hosts the same bedrock geology as its neighbours, the same magneto-telluric (MT) anomalies that proved to be large deposits on the neighbours claims, the same major fault system (Sulphurets) that is responsible for KSM’s deposits, and initial exploration and drilling show similar results to initial drilling on KSM.

The Treaty Creek property is in a strategic location as it’s included in Seabridge’s plan for the KSM to go into production. Seabridge has proposed twin tunnels that would take the KSM ore through American Creek’s Treaty Creek property to a processing plant and tailings pond.

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AGORACOM Welcomes Durango Resources (DGO: TSX-V) Capitalizing on the Future of LNG

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 2:28 PM on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Recent Highlights


  • Acquired two limestone properties in north western British Columbia which have been strategically chosen in an effort to coincide with the LNG projects near Kitimat and Prince Rupert.
  • Both the Mayner’s Fortune property and the Smith Island property have historical occurrences of limestone which will fast track the exploration to production timeline since they are near term producing properties.
  • Mayner’s Fortune property is located 50km away via CN Rail line from the Kitimat Shell Consortium LNG proposed site and hosts a series of 6 north east striking limestone beds which have been reported to be grades as high as 96%.
  • Historical workings have indicated a preliminary 454,000 tonnes of limestone in the first limestone bed nearest to the rail road. The Company has been contacted by CN Rail and they look forward to working with Durango to help move the project forward.


Decouverte (Discovery) property

  • Over 51km(2), is located 100km north of Chibougamau in the Frotet – Evans greenstone belt.
  • Company carried out a 439 line kilometer helicopter borne DIGHEM EM/magnetic airborne geophysical survey on the property in 2011 (NR Nov 24, 2011).
  • Property benefits from very favorable infrastructure including road accessibility (within 10km of Route du Nord and a myriad of logging roads), and a power line which bisects the property.
  • Mineralized target area is located to the east of Lac Pasquale and consists of two significant aero-magnetic anomalies, with some electromagnetic coincidence possibly associated with linear structural features, in the Frotet-Evans greenstone belt

Robert Creek Property

  • 1,222 hectares located near the Alberta / Saskatchewan border.
  • Company holds a 100% interest in a property in the emerging, southwest portion, of the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan adjacent to NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX.V-NXE).
  • Athabasca Basin proving to the world to be a premier uranium district with average grades that are ten times greater than elsewhere in the world, highly skilled labour and infrastructure in place for milling and transport.
  • Historical GSC lake sediment values of 1.6 ppm, 1.2 ppm and 0.8 ppm uranium were reported with two samples only one kilometre apart. developing a major uranium deposit, was 3.5 ppm uranium as reported in the news release on April 12, 2010.

Trove, Quebec

  • 100% interest in a 1,500 hectare property located approximately 15km to the southwest of Eagle Hill’s (EAG – TSX.V) Windfall Lake Gold Property.
  • Eagle Hill has completed over 330 diamond drill holes with results as high as 52.3 oz/t over 4.8 metres.
  • 2010 summer drill program hit wide gold mineralization showing 14.51 g/t gold over 52.0 metres (hole EAG 10-196) and 3.35 g/t of gold over 24.6 metres (hole EAG 10-238).

AGORACOM Welcomes Uragold Bay Resources (UBR: TSX-V) A leader in High Purity Quartz Exploration in Quebec, Also Developing Quebec’s First Placer Gold Mine

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:41 AM on Friday, July 18th, 2014


Why Uragold Bay Resources?

  • High Purity Silica (HPS) and Silicon Metal which is used in large part in the aluminum industry
  • Has become one of today’s key strategic minerals with applications in high-tech industries that include semiconductors, LCD displays, fused quartz tubing, microelectronics, solar silicon applications and recently, Silicon Anode Lithium Batteries

Uragolds business model focuses on developing low-risk, low-cost gold mining operations while exploring on core properties that hold the potential of discovering world class gold deposits. The Company’s properties are located in Canada in the Appalachian region of the province of Quebec. The properties benefit from extensive historical exploration work and from well-established infrastructure thereby helping to reduce exploration risks.

Developing Quebec’s First Placer Gold Mine




Beauce Placer Gold Project is located in the municipality of Saint-Simon-les-Mines in the Beauce region of southern Quebec. The project has all the required environmental permits to start its operations, and is in the final stage for obtaining a 20 year mining lease for a placer gold mining operation. It will be Quebec’s first placer mine in 50 years.

The Company declared inferred resource of 23,000 oz. AU (741,000 m3 @ 0.97 g Au/ m3) on the Rang Chaussegros section. The importance of the nugget effect on the project potential is such that gold recovery could be between 23,000 (741,000 m3 @ 0.97 g Au/ m3) and 140 000 ounces (741,000 m3 @ 5.9 g Au/ m3), as per data derived from the historical mining figures.;

Developing an open pit gold mine in the Beauce

In April 2014, Uragold singed a definitive option agreement with Golden Hope Mines (“GNH”) concerning the advancement of the Bellechasse-Timmins (BT) Gold Deposit into a producing mine.

In August 2012, GNH published a resource estimate of an indicated resource of 313,900 ounces gold (2.9 million tonnes grading 3.36 g/t Au) and an inferred resource of 102,000 ounces gold (2.17 million tonnes grading 1.46 g/t Au) using a cut-off grade of 0.60 g/t. Furthermore, GNH’s many bulk-sampling campaigns revealed extensive areas of surface mineralization averaging approximately 3 g/t Au. Notable were sampled areas averaging up to 10 g/t Au (Trench 09A).

The Beauce Placer property and the Golden Hope Mines’ Bellechasse-Timmins (BT) Gold Deposit (which are both ‘nuggety’ type deposits) are located within Magog Group sediments. It should be noted that the Beauce gold project has a thick till in contrast to the Bellechasse-Timmins (BT) Gold Deposit where most of the till has been eroded away and exposed the outcrops. This suggests that both the Beauce and the Bellechasse/ Timmins deposits are genetically related – the Beauce being a placer deposit derived from an unknown Bellechasse/ Timmins type deposit.

Under the terms of the Option Agreement, Uragold will be responsible for obtaining all required permits, approvals, and documentation associated with going into production, in return for a 30% interest in the property. Uragold will then have 120 days to obtain project financing, which, if successful, will earn it a further 20% interest, giving Uragold a 50% interest in the B-T deposit. The companies will then form a Joint Venture (JV) for the operation of the mine, with Uragold serving as operator. GNH will have a carried interest into production, and will receive a 50% Net Proceeds Royalty (“NPR”) on the gold produced.

  • 38,000 meters drilled, 2010 to 2012
  • Gold Recovery:
    • Gravity separation up to 92%
    • Total gold (gravity + cyanidation) 99%
  • Less than 1% Bellechase-Belt explored
  • Located in the municipality of Saint-Magloire, in the Beauce region of Quebec
  • 1 ½ hour drive south of Quebec City
  • 3 ½ hours from Montreal
  • Accessible year round on all paved roads, close to urban infrastructures

Moe River Gold Property

The Moe River Property is located in the southwestern part of the Quebec Appalachians in the Eastern Townships region of the Province of Quebec.

The gold bearing gravels of the Moe river valley has attracted prospectors since the 1900. Between 1958 and 1962, Tamara Mining Limited worked in the Moe River area, under the direction of G. A. Blair, P.Eng. Blair defined a historical resource based on the volume of gravels in the terraces along the river. He concluded that there were between 45 to 48 million cubic yards of material in all of the terraces containing a total of 400,000 ounces of placer gold.

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AGORACOM Welcomes Stria Capital with a New Source and New Process For Technology Lithium

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:49 AM on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Why Stria Capital?

  • Aiming to become one of the lowest cost producers in the world for battery- grade technology lithium — critical for high-technology green energy industries.
  • Management is key. Stria has assembled a truly world-class, experienced and accomplished team.
  • Stria’s strategic, cost-effective exploration substantially reduces the risks and expenditures of exploration by focusing on deposits that are readily available to advance.
  • Stria’s unique and extensive experience in understanding and utilizing the latest, most-advanced geophysical tools affords the Company a competitive edge within the industry.
  • The lithium market remains robust with tremendous upside potential versus other metals.


A New Source, a new process for technology lithium


Several foreign nations are already stockpiling materials critical to the emerging green technology economy, which means a reliable North American supply of high quality lithium-based products has never been more urgent. At Stria, we believe Canada has a key role to play in the green tech economy, and we plan to be a part of it by carving out a supply and technology niche in the critical and strategic metals world.

The Stria strategy …

Stria, through a business plan combining strategic alliances and property acquisition, aims to be among an elite group of Canadian producers helping to drive the clean tech economy through the provision of a dependable supply of “home-grown” lithium carbonate and through innovative mineral processing and purification technologies for primary lithium-spodumene ore.

Pontax-Lithium property …

Stria holds 100 per cent ownership of the Pontax-Lithium property located in the west-central James Bay territory in northern Quebec.

The property, which Stria acquired from Khalkos Exploration Inc. in 2013, is host to a recently discovered swarm of a dozen spodumene-bearing (a lithium mineral) pegmatite dikes, each one metre to 10 metres in thickness, plus a series of small centimetre-thick dikelets.

The lithium-bearing dikes outcrop over an area of 450 metres by 100 metres (for more information, click here to view the NI-43-101 Technical Report (Girard,2013) on the Pontax-Lithium Property).

Close-up view of Pontax’s spodumene-bearing pegmatite. The light grey spodumene is idiomorphic and lath-shaped. The intergranular grey mineral is quartz.

Willcox Lithium / Arizona

Stria holds 100 per cent ownership of the Willcox Lithium project, located in Cochise County, Arizona. Acquired through the purchase of Pueblo Lithium LLC from AGR-O Phosphate Inc. in 2014, the property is comprised of 61 lode mining claims.

Willcox Playa is located a few kilometres south of the city of Willcox in north-central Cochise County, 120 km east of Tucson. This barren flat — elevation 1,260 metres (approx. 4,136 feet) — is the lowest part of Willcox basin, which is the northern end of Sulphur Springs Valley. The location is known for its lithium content, and Willcox Playa was part of the U.S. Geological Survey’s 1978 drill program testing lithium distributions in the late Cenozoic sedimentary basin.


AGORACOM Welcomes Next Gen, looking to capitalize on $2.4B Medical Marijuana Market

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:31 AM on Friday, March 7th, 2014

  • New Entrant to this $2.4B industry
  • Plans to consolidate certain sectors of this  currently fragmented industry
  • Provide financing for Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp related companies who require capital in exchange for an equitable interest in the business and/or a royalty on sales
  • Intends on Incubating companies that are technically savvy but require professional assistance in fundraising, complex negotiations, capital markets, public company administration and IPO’s
  • Management’s due diligence and recent regulatory and legal changes in North America have prompted team to enter into this emerging multi-billion industry

Next Gen Metals Inc. is a diversified public company which focuses on the Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp industries in North America. Next Gen also has a Mineral Exploration division.

The Company’s Medical Marijuana/Industrial Hemp divisions are working towards branding Next Gen as the go-to Canadian public company for Legal Marijuana and Industrial Hemp investment.

To be a leading provider of venture capital, management expertise, education and a
facilitator for this explosive new industry.

Next Gen is one of the first Canadian public companies to enter this multi-billion dollar green rush whose objective is to invest in a basket of companies in this sector.The Company is currently researching investment opportunities in the following industries within the Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp space: health, agri-business, food, legal grow-ops, technology, client generation, education, public awareness, specialty medical devices and ancillary business opportunities.

Next Gen is actively reviewing new business proposals in the Medical Marijuana and Industrial
Hemp industries.

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Government Regulation Change Leads to Growth in Industry

Health Canada’s website explains that “The Marihuana Medical Access Program (MMAP) ends on March 31, 2014. This is also the date that all previous Authorizations to Possess, Personal-Use Production Licenses and Designated-Person Production Licenses expire. As of April 1, 2014, the only legal access to marihuana for medical purposes will be through licensed producers under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR).” (

These regulation changes allow licensed producers to grow Medical Marijuana on a commercial scale. Previously, licensed individuals had been allowed to grow Medical Marijuana in their homes. Health Canada estimates that the market could be worth $1.3 billion by 2024. Analysts and industry experts peg estimates to be closer to $2.6 billion by 2016.

Health Canada’s website explains that “The Industrial Hemp Regulation Program permits Canadian farmers to grow low-TCH cannabis for industrial use, under controlled circumstances. This program administers the regulatory approval process for the commercial production of industrial hemp. It is comprised of a system of licenses, permits and authorizations for all persons in Canada engaged in the cultivation, distribution, importation, exportation, and processing of industrial hemp.” (See

In the United States, Medical Marijuana is legal in 20 states including Washington, DC. Furthermore, Colorado and Washington State have legalized recreational use with additional states contemplating legalization. Recent analysis on the American marijuana marketplace by ArcView Angel Investors forecast a 64% surge in the legal U.S. cannabis market to $2.34 billion in 2014. They also estimate that the five-year national market could grow to $10.2 billion amid rising demand and potentially new state markets.

20 States and Washington DC – Legal Medical Marijuana
Colorado & Washington – Legal Recreational Marijuana

In the United States, Medical Marijuana is legal in 20 states including Washington, DC. Furthermore, Colorado and Washington State have legalized recreational use with additional states contemplating legalization. Recent analysis on the American marijuana marketplace by ArcView Angel Investors forecast a 64% surge in the legal U.S. cannabis market to $2.34 billion in 2014. They also estimate that the five-year national market could grow to $10.2 billion amid rising demand and potentially new state markets.


Next Gen’s vision is to be a leading provider of venture capital, management expertise, education and a facilitator for this explosive new industry. Next Gen’s management team is one of the first Canadian public companies to enter this multi-billion dollar green rush whose objective is to invest in a basket of companies in the sector. The Company is currently researching investment opportunities in the following industries within the Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp space: health, agri-business, food, legal grow-ops, technology, client generation, education, pu

Multi-billion-dollar green rush, USA and CANADA Combined

Recent analysis on the American marijuana marketplace:

  • ArcView Angel Investors forecast a 64 percent surge in the legal U.S. cannabis market to $2.34 billion by 2014
  • “The five-year national market could grow to $10.2 billion amid rising demand and potentially new state markets”

Recent analaysis of the Canadian marijuana marketplace:

  • The Conservative government is launching a $1.3-billion free market in medical marijuana this Tuesday, eventually providing an expected 450,000 Canadians with quality weed. (Pawel Dwulit/Canadian Press)

New American Legislation drive Marijuana Industry

  • Recently updated state laws allow the possession of small amounts of marijuana and provide for regulation of marijuana production, processing, and sale
  • A game changer for the industry when CO & WA moved from legalized Medical Marijuana to legalizing Recreational Marijuana – Potential shift throughout America
  • Dormant projects in the Cannabis industry became active and funded immediately after the above mentioned changes became effective (2013)
  • Federal Marijuana enforcement policy updated by the U.S. department of Justice (DOJ – August 2013)

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