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$ Augusta Successfully Completes Proof-of-Concept Contract

Posted by Er at 10:17 AM on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

  • Successfully completed a proof-of-concept test using the FIBOS Fiber Bragg Grating Technology
  • Contract consisted of FIBOS engineers bonding a number of optical strain sensors to a test jig
  • FOX-TEK$a company, is able to meet new demands and, to be able to provide solutions in new areas—such as the nuclear sector.

“The success of the proof-of-concept test clearly demonstrates the ability of the Corporation to address the continuing changing needs of its clients,” commented Allen Lone, President and CEO of the Corporation. “The Corporation is continuously pursuing opportunities in previously untapped markets and services.”

About the Corporation

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Marcon International Inc. (“Marcon”) and Fox-Tek Canada Inc. (“Fox-Tek”), the Corporation provides a variety of services and products to a number of clients.

Marcon is an industrial supply contractor servicing the energy sector and a number of US Government entities. Marcon’s principal business is the sale and distribution of industrial parts and equipment.

Fox-Tek provides world leading solutions to various sectors including the oil and gas industry. With non-intrusive technologies including fiber-optic sensors and electric field mapping systems, Fox-Tek is able to accurately measure changes that could negatively impact our client’s operations.

Corporation contact:

Allen Lone, President and C.E.O.
Tel: 905.275.8111, Ext. 226, email:

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

GGX Gold Extends Drilling Targets 600 Meters

Posted by Er at 6:26 AM on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

    • Soil sample analytical results from the 2017 fall program on the Gold Drop Property
    • Conducted in the  Southwest Zone between the COD gold showing and the COD North gold showing and north of the gold bearing Everest vein
    • A total of 334 soil samples were collected along 31 soil lines. These lines were spaced 25m apart


Gold Drop Property, Greenwood British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia (FSCwire)GGX Gold Corp. (TSXV: GGX) (the “Company” or “GGX”) is pleased to announce the receipt of soil sample analytical results from the 2017 fall program on the Gold Drop Property, located in southern British Columbia. The soil sampling geochemical program was conducted in the Gold Drop Southwest Zone between the COD gold showing and the COD North gold showing and north of the gold bearing Everest vein. The program identified gold soil anomalies including high values of 0.061, 0.073 and 0.088 ppm gold.


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A total of 334 soil samples were collected during the program and submitted to ALS Minerals in North Vancouver for gold and multi-element analysis. The samples were screened to 180 micron. Gold analysis was by aqua regia extraction with ICP-MS finish. Multi-element analysis was by aqua regia extraction and ICP-MS and ICP-AES. Soil samples were collected along 31 soil lines. These lines were spaced 25m apart with a 25m sample interval. The soil lines were of varying lengths but on average 250m long.


The soil sampling program identified several soil gold anomalies in the Southwest Zone, including numerous samples exceeding 0.01 ppm Au (including high values of 0.061, 0.073 and 0.088 ppm Au). The most distinct anomaly or anomalies is in the COD North area, where anomalous values are concentrated between two historical workings. The soil sampling program extended the target area for at least 600 meters northeast of the area of 2017 drilling and trenching. The Company is planning follow up work in this area in 2018 including a trenching program. The program also identified other gold anomalies near the new COD adit and northeast of the COD trenches.


The soil sampling program in the Gold Drop Southwest Zone helped identify a new vein exposure in a small, 2 meter deep historic adit 175 meters north of the C.O.D. trench. The adit is driven on a North-south striking quartz vein that is on strike with the C.O.D. Vein, and appears to be of the same style as the Detonia/Jewel quartz vein. Another vein exposure north of the trench was also located by hand pitting on local quartz float. Bedrock quartz samples from the small hand pit material returned values of 4.97 g/t Au and 30.7 g/t Ag. Samples of boulder material found outside of the small adit returned values of 1.28 g/t Au and 6.97 g/t Ag. (News Release of Nov 8, 2017).


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David Martin, P.Geo., a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 and consultant for GGX, is responsible for the technical information contained in this News Release.


On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

Barry Brown, Director



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$ CKR Carbon Announces Name Change to Gratomic Inc. and Appointment of New Directors

Posted by Er at 9:25 AM on Thursday, December 21st, 2017
  • TSX Venture Exchange has approved the change of name of the Company to “Gratomic Inc.
  • Gratomic refers to the one layer thick micro graphite the Company plans to produce to replace carbon black in tires.
  • Effective Friday, December 22, 2017 under the new symbol “GRAT

CKR Carbon Corporation (“CKR” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:CKR)(FRANKFURT:CB81) (WKN:A143MR) is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange has approved the change of name of the Company from “CKR Carbon Corporation” to “Gratomic Inc.“. The change of name will become effective at the opening of the market on Friday, December 22, 2017 under the new symbol “GRAT“. The CUSIP number assigned to the Company’s shares following the name change is 38900X108. Gratomic refers to the one layer thick aka atomic scale technology or Graphenes/micro graphite the Company plans to produce to replace carbon black in tires.

The Company is also pleased to announce that Mr. Daniel Bloch has been appointed a director of the Company to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Ian Flint and Mr. Denis Laviolette has joined the Board of Directors. Mr. Flint will continue to act as a technical advisor to the Company and has been appointed to the Company’s Advisory Board. Messrs. Bloch and Laviolette join Sheldon Inwentash, Arno Brand, Luisa Moreno and Bernie Stannus on the Board of Directors of the Company.

Sheldon Inwentash, Executive Chairman and Co-CEO of the Company stated: “I would like to welcome Daniel and Denis to the Board of Directors as we embark upon this new stage in the evolution of the Company. The change of name to Gratomic better reflects the fact that the business of the Company is evolving from exploration, mining and processing of graphite to mining, processing and refining of graphite.”

Daniel Bloch is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada for 18 years as well as being registered as a Foreign Lawyer with the Israeli Bar Association. Daniel’s practice is global in nature and focuses on domestic and international matters in all areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and securities law. Daniel has advised on joint ventures and partnership structures in over 20 countries. Daniel regularly travels to South Africa, Europe and North America, where he has lectured on matters relating to financing structures for international joint ventures and the financing of oil and gas exploration projects. Most recently, he has been involved with the representation of a leading Israeli Pension Fund’s investment in an offshore vehicle, the negotiation of Chinese Sino Foreign Joint Ventures, formation of a Namibian offshore oil exploration company, an Israeli offshore gas exploration company and the financing of a multinational gas exploration company. Daniel’s extensive global energy and negotiation experience enables him to manage complex commercial relationships. In addition to his international commercial practice, Daniel regularly represents and provides general corporate and securities law advice to publicly and privately held entities ranging in size from start up to those with established multi-national operations. He has counselled on transactions in excess of $3 billion in various industry sectors, including natural resources and technology. Daniel has served as a both an officer and director of Canadian and U.S. publicly listed companies and is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

Denis Laviolette brings more than a decade of experience as an exploration geologist and mining professional, having worked on three different continents. During his time in Northern Ontario (Timmins, Kirkland Lake and Red Lake), Norway and Ghana, he took on a diverse array of tasks, including advanced mine operations, start-up mine management, QA/QC, grass roots exploration, and financing and acquisitions.

Denis has also worked as Senior Investment Analyst with Pinetree Capital Ltd. (“Pinetree”) in Toronto and now serves as Vice President of Resource Investments for ThreeD Capital, and Palisade Global. His responsibilities include market/portfolio analysis, appraising and vetting assets on a technical basis, providing valuation estimates, and reviewing corporate financial statements and technical reports.

Denis is currently President of Newfound Gold Corp., President/CEO of Goldspot Discoveries Inc., and a director of Xtra-Gold Resources Corp, Northern Sphere Mining Corp. and Tartisan Resources Corp. He received his B.Sc, Earth Science (Geology) from Brock University.

The appointments of Messrs. Bloch and Laviolette are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About CKR Carbon Corporation

CKR Carbon Corporation is an advanced materials company focused on mine to market commercialization of graphite products most notably high value graphene based components for a range of mass market products. We are collaborating with a leading European manufacturer of graphenes to use Aukam graphite to manufacture graphene products for commercialization on an industrial scale. The Company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol CKR.

For more information: visit the website at

“Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.”

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management’s current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management’s current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at

CKR Carbon Corporation
Arno Brand
+1 416-561-4095

$ Great Atlantic Drills 7.59% Zinc Eq over 12.05 Meters, Discovers new Gold Zone below with 19M intercept of 0.64g/t

Posted by Er at 8:55 AM on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

  • Initial drill samples from diamond drilling program at its Keymet Precious – Base Metal Property
  • 3.54% Zn, 0.92% Cu, 028% Pb and 115.6 g/t Ag over 12.05 meter in Ky-17-6
  • Discovery of a new gold bearing zone in Ky-17-6 (0.64 g/t Au over 19.96 meter core length).


Vancouver, British Columbia (FSCwire)GREAT ATLANTIC RESOURCES CORP. (TSXV.GR) (the “Company” or “Great Atlantic”) is pleased to announce it has received analytical results for initial drill core samples from the recent diamond drilling program at its Keymet Precious – Base Metal Property, located near Bathurst, northeast New Brunswick. The drilling program consisting of 5 holes (totalling 679 meters) was conducted in the northwest region of the property. Analytical results received are for core samples from the first two holes (Ky-17-5 and Ky-17-6) of the program.  Highlights include 7.59% Zn Eq. (3.54% Zn, 0.92% Cu, 028% Pb and 115.6 g/t Ag) over 12.05 meter core length in Ky-17-6 and the discovery of a new gold bearing zone in Ky-17-6 (0.64 g/t Au over 19.96 meter core length).

Zinc, copper, lead and silver bearing vein in Ky-17-6.

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The Keymet Property hosts multiple gold, silver, zinc, lead and / or copper occurrences and the Keymet deposit, site of the historic Keymet Mine.

The diamond drilling program tested the continuation of zinc, copper, lead and silver bearing veins and gold mineralization intersected by Great Atlantic during 2015 diamond drilling and trenching programs. Each of the 2017 holes intersected veins containing base metal sulfides and local disseminated arsenopyrite mineralization. Gold mineralization on the property is associated with arsenopyrite with previous Great Atlantic boulder samples returning up to 51 g/t Au. The Company has completed systematic sampling of mineralized drill core from each hole with core samples submitted to ALS Mineral in Sudbury, Ontario for analysis. The Company has received analyses for samples from holes Ky-17-5 and Ky-17-6, the first two holes in the 2017 program. Highlights include:


Four 2017 holes (Ky-17-5, 6, 7 and 9) were drilled in the same area as 2015 holes Ky-15-3 and 4,  approximately 1.4 kilometers northwest of the historic Keymet Mine, in an area referred to as the Elmtree 12 occurrence. Both 2015 holes intersected base metal and silver bearing veins (including 16.68% Zn, 1.11% Cu and 152.0 g/t Ag over 1.80 meter core length in Ky-15-3 and 8.68% Zn and 44.8 g/t Ag over 4.28 meter core length in Ky-15-4). Hole Ky-15-3 also intersected a gold bearing interval (3.28 g/t Au over2.1 meter core length). The true width of these initial 2015 drill intersections is unknown at this time. The 2017 program tested the continuation of this base metal and precious metal mineralization. Each of the 2017 holes in this area intersected veins with base metal sulfides. Company management are interpreting the main veins in this target area to be within a steep dipping to vertical vein system striking approximately north – south, with all Great Atlantic drill intersections to date being within an approximately 70 meter strike length and shallow depth (above 100 meter vertical depth).


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Hole Ky-17-6 intersected local arsenopyrite within an approximate 50 meter core width interval appearing to be east to northeast of the main base metal bearing vein zone. The gold bearing interval of 164.00 – 183.96m is within this zone of arsenopyrite mineralization.

Closed-spaced 1980s diamond drill holes (Brunswick Mining and Smelting and Aurtec Inc.) in the area of holes Ky-15-3, 4, Ky-17-5, 6, 7 and 9 intersected near-surface mineralized veins (Elmtree 12 vein occurrence). A 0.88 metre core length interval from a 1981 drill hole was reported to grade 7.72% Cu, 11.36% Zn an 13.6 ounces per ton Ag. A 1.22 metre core length sample from a near-by 1989 drill hole was reported to assay 16.4% Cu, 10.11% Zn and 31.0 ounces per ton Ag. The true width of these intersections is unknown. These drill intersections are within 50 metre vertical depth. Great Atlantic personnel found loose casing in this area during 2015. It is uncertain which historic hole this represents.

Analytical results are pending for drill core samples from Ky-17-7, 8 and 9. Hole Ky-17-8, located approximately 80 meters southwest of holes Ky-17-5, 6 and 7, tested the down-dip extension of a gold bearing zone discovered by the Company in a 2015 trench (channel samples returning 1.1 g/t Au over 4.9 meters). The gold bearing zone in the trench is characterized by minor arsenopyrite in metasediments and increased quartz veining. A fault zone is also exposed in the trench hosting base metal and silver mineralization (2015 grab sample returned 8.99% lead, 1.76% zinc, 0.80% copper and 237 g/t silver). Although not initially noted, arsenopyrite was observed locally in the drill core during detailed core logging. This hole also intersected veins with base metal sulfides approximately vertically under the trench fault zone.

Access to the property is excellent with paved roads transecting the property, including a provincial highway. The property covers an area of approximately 3,400 hectares.

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Readers are warned that historical records referred to in this News Release have been examined but not verified by a qualified person. Further work is required to verify that historical assays referred to in this News Release are accurate.

David Martin, P.Geo., a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101, is responsible for the technical information contained in this News Release.


About Great Atlantic Resources Corp.: Great Atlantic Resources Corp. is a Canadian exploration company focused on the discovery and development of mineral assets in the resource-rich and sovereign risk-free realm of Atlantic Canada, one of the number one mining regions of the world. Great Atlantic is currently surging forward building the company utilizing a Project Generation model, with a special focus on the most critical elements on the planet that are prominent in Atlantic Canada, Antimony, Tungsten and Gold.


On Behalf of the board of directors

“ Christopher R Anderson

Mr Christopher R Anderson  ” Always be positive, strive for solutions, and never give up “

President CEO Director

Great Atlantic Resource Corp. – GR – TSX.v


FEATURE: $ Xylem’s Premium Takeover of Pure a Benefit to AAO Investors

Posted by Er at 3:17 PM on Monday, December 18th, 2017


Companies that develop patented technologies for inspection, monitoring and management of critical infrastructure are being acquired to meet growth demands of larger corporations.

  • Pure has received a 102% premium to market
  • Xylem quick to recognize growth potential and present value of Pure technology & assets
  • Augusta is a peer of Pure and provides similar infrastructure services in Oil Industry

Pure Technologies to be acquired by Xylem

Pure’s business model incorporates four distinct business streams coincident with Augusta

  • Premium technical services including pipeline inspection, leak detection and condition assessment
  • Specialized engineering services in areas related to asset management, primarily in the area of pipeline condition assessment
  • Sales of proprietary monitoring technologies for pipelines
  • Recurring revenue from data analysis, site maintenance, and from technology licensing.

Augusta Industries

FOX-TEK – Focused on the oil & gas sector with non- intrusive pipeline technology ( fiber optic sensors ) that accurately measure changes that could negatively impact clients’ operations.

3 Technologies Integral to Fox-Tek Operations:

  • EFM for Corrosion Monitoring
  • FBG for Cracking Stress Monitoring
  • Leak Detection Monitoring

Marcon International – an industrial supply contractor servicing the energy sector and a number of US Government entities, clients that include government departments and global energy companies

  • US DHS
  • US DOE
  • US Air Force / Navy
  • NASA
  • Qatari Gas


  • Augusta revenues for 2016 / $4.6M
  • Augusta market cap is 6.4$ as of December 14th, 2017
  • The proposed Spin-Off of FOX-TEK is expected to return up to $25,000,000 of stock to existing shareholders of Augusta.
  • Though terms of the Spin-Off are yet to be finalized, the proposed $2.5:$1 benefit to shareholders is now one step closer with the announcement of the Lock-Up Agreement & NCIB


For more information about Augusta:  watch this interview with Allen Lone on AGORACOM.

$ St-Georges Announces Kings Of The North Entered Into Option To Acquire Winterhouse Project And Arranged $2,000,000 Debenture Offering

Posted by Er at 12:59 PM on Monday, December 18th, 2017

  • Wholly owned subsidiary entered into an option agreement to acquire a 100% of the Winter House project.
  • On exercise of the Option, KOTN will have 18,000,000 Shares outstanding, of which St-Georges will hold 67%


St-Georges Platinum & Base Metals Ltd. (CSE: SX) (OTC: SXOOF) (FSE: 85G1) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kings of the North Corp., entered into an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Winter House project.

King of the North Corp also announces that it has arranged a non-brokered private placement offering (the “Offering”) of unsecured debentures (the “Debentures”) for aggregate maximum gross proceeds of $2,000,000, to be used for working capital and general corporate purposes. The Debentures will have an 18-month maturity date and pay interest at the rate of 10% per annum, calculated quarterly in arrears. Upon the occurrence of a liquidity event in Kings of the North Corp. (a “Liquidity Event”) before the Maturity Date, the Debentures’ aggregate principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest may be converted at the holder’s option into common shares of Kings of the North Corp. (each a “KOTN Share”) at a deemed conversion price equal to 25% of the liquidity event pricing, subject to a minimum initial issuance of $0.20 per Share and regulatory approval.

Winter House Option

In consideration for the 100% interest in the Property, KOTN will issue an aggregate of 6,000,000 Shares, assume $140,000 in current and on-going exploration expenses and grant a 3.5% net smelter return royalty on the Property.

On exercise of the Option, KOTN will have 18,000,000 Shares outstanding, of which St-Georges will hold 67%.

About the Winter House Project

The Winter House Project consists of 63 map-designated cells covering a surface area of 3,290 hectares (approximately 33 sq. km) and is located approximately 95 kilometres west of the town of Fermont, on the Quebec North Shore.

The Winter House project is part of the Superior geological province and is mainly composed of volcano-sedimentary rock assemblages of the Courcy and Soulard formations in contact with tonalites of the eastern Opatica Subprovince. Winter House is adjacent to the eastern border of Stelmine Canada’s Courcy project, which exposed gold mineralized zones, grading up to 24.8 g/t Au in grab samples (see Stelmine Canada PR dated October 17 of 2017) and up to 167 g/t Au over 0.5 metres in channel samples and up to 4.27 g/t Au over 42 m, including 12.15 g/t Au over 13.5 m in drill samples (Source SIGEOM: GM61872 and GM 62834).

Based on historical work, the Winter House project shows strong electromagnetic anomalies detected by a MAG-AeroTEM (magnetics and electromagnetics) airborne geophysical survey performed in 2008. These anomalies extend over a few kilometres and could represent potential targets for gold. During the summer of 2017, a follow-up reconnaissance program on the ground allowed the vendors to collect a total of 123 bedrock (surface) grab samples on these geophysical anomalies. These samples have been submitted for analyses for gold and a package of multi-elements. The results from these analyses are pending and will be released as soon as all results are received and compiled.

Related Party Transaction

A portion of the Option constitutes a “related party transaction” as set out in Multilateral Instrument 61-101, Protection of Minority Shareholders in Special Transactions (“MI 61-101”), as Francois (Frank) Dumas and Neha Edah Tally, both officers of St-Georges, will be issued under the Option respectively 1,280,000 and 120,000 Shares. The transaction is exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements under MI 61-101 as neither the fair market value of any securities issued to or the consideration paid by such persons exceeds 25% of the Company’s market capitalization. The Company did not file a material change report more than 21 days before the closing of the Option as it wished to close on an expedited basis for sound business reasons.

Alain Berclaz, P.Geo, a consultant to St-Georges and a Qualified Person under the definition of Canadian National Instrument 43-101, has approved the technical information in this news release.


“Mark Billings”


About St-Georges

St-Georges is developing new technologies to solve the some of the most common environmental problems in the mining industry.

The Company controls directly or indirectly, through rights of first refusal, all of the active mineral tenures in Iceland. It also explores for nickel on the Julie Nickel Project & for industrial minerals on Quebec’s North Shore and for lithium and rare metals in Northern Quebec and in the Abitibi region. Headquartered in Montreal, St-Georges’ stock is listed on the CSE under the symbol SX, on the US OTC under the Symbol SXOOF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 85G1. For additional information, please visit our website at

Namaste Announces LOI With Supreme Pharmaceuticals $AERO $CBDS $CGRW $ $GBLX

Posted by Er at 7:30 AM on Monday, December 18th, 2017


  • Supreme will supply CannMart ( Namaste ) with a premium range of high quality dried cannabis flower which will be offered in the Company’s medical marketplace
  • Namaste has committed to work with Supreme as a preferred vendor as related to possible branded partnerships
  • The LOI represents further progress for Namaste in securing this supply agreement with one of Canada’s leading producers of premium quality cannabis


Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (FRANKFURT:M5BQ) (OTCMKTS:NXTTF) is pleased to announce a Letter of Intent (the “LOI”) with Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme”) (TSXV:FIRE) (OTCMKTS:SPRWF). The LOI, signed by Supreme’s wholly owned subsidiary, 7ACRES, and Namaste’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc. (“CannMart”), provides that Supreme will supply CannMart with a premium range of high quality dried cannabis flower which will be offered in the Company’s medical marketplace. Supreme is focused on producing high quality cannabis through a commitment to carefully curated genetics, quality focused cultivation practices and a post-harvest process that includes a 14-day whole plant drying process and hand finishing of each flower.  Under the terms of the LOI, Namaste has committed to work with Supreme as a preferred vendor as related to possible branded partnerships, in addition to supply for Namaste’s in-house branded medical cannabis.  All Supreme cannabis will bear the 7ACRES producer’s mark. Namaste believes that Supreme’s Business to Business (B2B) distribution model fits well with Namaste’s focus on becoming Canada’s leading online retailer for medical cannabis.

Other terms of the LOI include:

  • Purchase orders to be submitted accompanied by terms and conditions governing the purchase and sale of medical cannabis in accordance with Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”)
  • All products sold by 7ACRES to CannMart will be in accordance with ACMPR, 7ACRES Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and GMP Practices
  • 7ACRES will provide all product descriptions and photography to be used with respect to the sale of 7ACRES products through CannMart
  • CannMart will display 7ACRES trade-mark on all packaging in connection with the sale of any 7ACRES products through CannMart’s website
  • 7ACRES shall be CannMart’s preferred supplier of premium dried cannabis flowers as it relates to celebrity endorsements in partnership with CannMart and Namaste
  • All shipping costs shall be borne by CannMart

The LOI represents further progress for Namaste in securing this supply agreement with one of Canada’s leading producers of premium quality cannabis. Namaste will focus on offering the largest variety of medical cannabis products, sourced from both domestic and international licensed producers. Management feels strongly that the Company’s relationship with Supreme will offer great value with Supreme’s focus on cultivation while Namaste intends to become Canada’s largest online retailer for medical cannabis through the implementation of its telemedicine application, NamasteMD, built as a patient acquisition tool for Namaste to leverage its growing database of Canadian site visitors and offering an extensive variety of medical cannabis products to CannMart’s patients.

Management Commentary
Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “We are very pleased to be working with Supreme, who we believe to be one of the top Canadian producers of premium quality cannabis. Our goal is to create an online marketplace for our patients that will offer a variety of products sourced from various licensed producers in Canada and overseas. We believe that our relationship with Supreme will be of significant value as their business model fits well with ours. Thanks to Supreme’s management team for their support and we look forward to launching medical cannabis sales through CannMart in the early new year.”

About Namaste Technologies Inc. 
Namaste is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. Namaste distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories through e-commerce sites in 26 countries and with 5 distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste has majority market share in Europe and Australia, with operations in the UK, US, Canada and Germany and has opened new supply channels into emerging markets including Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Namaste, through its acquisition of Cannmart Inc., a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis distribution license (under the ACMPR Program) is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian market. Namaste intends to leverage its existing database of Canadian medical cannabis consumers, along with its expertise in e-commerce to create an online marketplace for medical cannabis patients, offering a larger variety of product and a better user experience.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

“Sean Dollinger”
Chief Executive Officer
Direct: +1 (786) 389 9771

Further information on the Company and its products can be accessed through the links below:

$ Explor Increases Ogden Property $ $ $

Posted by Er at 4:20 PM on Thursday, December 14th, 2017

  • Claims acquired because of encouraging results obtained in Explor’s past exploration on this property.
  • Ogden property now consists of 23 mining claims  and 7 patented mining claims covering 2,006 hectares
  • Property obtained to pursue depths between 300 & 600 meters


Explor Resources Inc. (“Explor” or “the Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:EXS)(OTCQB:EXSFF)(FRANKFURT:E1H1)(BERLIN:E1H1) is pleased to announce the acquisition of two (2) mining claims (3 units) situated in the Ogden Township, in the Porcupine Mining Division, District of Cochrane, Province of Ontario for a total of 48.56 hectares. These claims are located in Ogden Township contiguous and to the east of the Timmins Porcupine West Gold Property. Highway 101 West is north of the property and provided excellent access to the city of Timmins. The claims were acquired because of encouraging results obtained in Explor’s past exploration on this property.

Explor Resources Inc. will pay CDN $2,000 and issue 100,000 common shares to acquire a 100% interest in the additional Ogden mining claims. The Optionors have retained a 2% NSR in the property. This acquisition is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

With this acquisition, the Ogden property now consists of 23 mining claims (118 mineral claim units) and 7 patented mining claims covering 2,006.56 hectares situated in the Porcupine mining division, district of Cochrane, in the Ogden and Price Townships, Ontario. The Ogden property has been previously explored by Hollinger Mines, Tex-Sol Exploration, Inmet Mining Corporation, Amax Mineral Exploration, Noranda Exploration and Knick Exploration. The majority of the holes drilled by previous operators were less than 100 meters in length. Historically on the Ogden Property, the only hole that hit significant mineralization was a diamond drill hole by Tex-Sol Exploration in 1965 which returned 6.0 g/t Au over 9.1 m at a shallow depth. On the TPW Gold Property significant mineralization was intersected below 300 meters of vertical depth requiring drill holes of 500 to 600 m in length.

The most significant deposits in Timmins are spatially associated with porphyry units that are in proximity to the Porcupine Destor Fault. The deposits appear to be also associated with splay faults that trend off and to the North of the Porcupine Destor fault inside an interpreted splay fault corridor.

Chris Dupont P.Eng is the qualified person responsible for the information contained in this release.

Explor Resources Inc. is a publicly listed company trading on the TSX Venture (EXS), on the OTCQB (EXSFF) and on the Frankfurt and Berlin Stock Exchanges (E1H1).

This Press Release was prepared by Explor. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the Policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About Explor Resources Inc.

Explor Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based natural resources company with mineral holdings in Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Explor is currently focused on exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The belt is found in both provinces of Ontario and Québec with approximately 33% in Ontario and 67% in Québec. 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. The Corporation was continued under the laws of Alberta in 1986 and has had its main office in Québec since 2006.

Explor Resources Flagship project is the Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project located in the Porcupine mining camp, in the Province of Ontario. The TPW mineral resource (Press Release dated August 27, 2013) includes the following:

Open Pit Mineral Resources at a 0.30 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:

  •  Indicated: 213,000 oz (4,283,000 tonnes at 1.55 g/t Au)
  •  Inferred: 77,000 oz (1,140,000 tonnes at 2.09 g/t Au)

Underground Mineral Resources at a 1.70 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:

  •  Indicated: 396,000 oz (4,420,000 tonnes at 2.79 g/t Au)
  •  Inferred: 393,000 oz (5,185,000 tonnes at 2.36 g/t Au)

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Tel: 888-997-4630 or 819-797-4630


Posted by Er at 9:01 AM on Thursday, December 14th, 2017

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  • Final results for the 2017 exploration season from the GR2/HC zone of the Treaty Creek project.
  • HC extension of the GR2 zone was discovered during the 2017 exploration program and carries high-grade gold, silver and base metal mineralization
  • 115.5m of 1.31 G/T Gold Including 39m of 2.38 G/T Gold


American Creek Resources Ltd. has provided information on Tudor Gold’s final results for the 2017 exploration season from the GR2/HC zone of the Treaty Creek project. The Treaty Creek project is situated immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM property and near Pretium’s Valley of the Kings mine, both of which are situated in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle along the Sulphurets and Brucejack fault systems that continue northward into the Treaty Creek property.

The HC extension of the GR2 zone was discovered during the 2017 exploration program and carries high-grade gold, silver and base metal mineralization. The HC drill program augmented the previous drill holes in the zone and consisted of 17 drill holes totalling 5,401 metres in 2017. The program was designed with a maximum of 50-metre stepouts in the mineralized zone to prepare for a preliminary resource estimate.

The GR2/HC zone appears to be a gold-rich volcanic-hosted massive sulphide deposit in which the feeder vein system and the stratabound lenses have been intersected. A later silver (lead-zinc-antimony-copper) vein system was also found reactivating some of the previous structures in the same area where the HC extension is located. These veins are late in the formation and are hosted in the volcaniclastic sequence or in the younger Jurassic Hazelton sequence, crosscutting (and reactivating) previous HC related feeder vein system and HC stratabound lenses. The RR Ag-base metal vein holes are collared 800 metres north of the HC zone, following the same structure.

Thirty-six drill holes have been drilled to date in the GR2/HC, covering an area approximately 400 m along strike and 450 m down dip at 50 m space increments that show consistent geology and which demonstrate the distribution and continuity of the feeder vein system, the stratabound zone and the late silver-base metal vein system. Historical surface sampling carried out by previous operators to both the north and south of the GR2/HC zone indicates that the main mineralized structure potentially extends 3,000 m along strike. The mineralized structure remains open to the north and south beyond the existing drill holes, and down dip.

Significant drill results are summarized in the attached tables (all distance measurements reported in metres).

                    HC ZONE                       

Hole         From      To   Interval* Au g/t  Ag g/t

HC-17-09    79.05   81.05          2   12.21        
including   79.05   79.95        0.9    10.5     8.3
including   79.95    80.6       0.65    11.7    15.2
including    80.6   81.05       0.45    16.4    68.5
and         81.05    81.6       0.55   0.399     8.6
and          81.6    82.4        0.8    1.71     5.2
HC-17-11   221.15     230        9.7    4.89        
including   222.7   224.5        1.8   10.27        
including   221.1  222.15       1.05    3.17      11
           222.15   222.7       0.55    0.24     3.7
            222.7   223.1        0.4    9.48     6.3
            223.1   223.5        0.4    9.14     7.2
            223.5     224        0.5    3.48     9.8
              224   224.5        0.5    18.6      11
            224.5     225        0.5    2.96     7.9
              225   225.5        0.5    1.12     6.3
            225.5  226.25       0.75    4.16    19.3
           226.25  227.15        0.9     8.9     9.4
           227.15  227.75        0.6    3.42     5.9
           227.75  229.15        1.4    2.23     6.9
           229.15     230       0.85     1.6     6.2
              230   230.8        0.8    7.27     9.3
            230.8   231.9        1.1   0.518     3.9
            231.9     233        1.1    2.93     8.9
              233   233.9        0.9    1.71     4.7
HC-17-13    306.7   316.1        9.4    4.25        
including   306.7  311.35       4.65    5.81        
including   306.7   307.5        0.8    4.84    12.9
            307.5   308.5          1    6.42    10.9
            308.5   309.5          1    1.34     9.6
            309.5   310.5          1    11.9    19.4
            310.5  311.35       0.85    4.08    10.9
           311.35  312.35          1    1.06    10.8
           312.35  312.95        0.6    1.55    12.3
           312.95  313.45        0.5     3.6       9
           313.45   313.8       0.35    4.58     5.2
            313.8  314.15       0.35   0.882     4.8
           314.15  314.75        0.6    7.65    20.8
           314.75   315.2       0.45    1.59     8.4
            315.2  315.45       0.25   0.184     5.1
           315.45   316.1       0.65    2.91     2.5
HC-17-15    290.7   291.4        0.7    7.86    21.1
and         298.6   300.1        1.5    4.03        
including   298.6   299.1        0.5       3        
            299.1   299.4        0.3    6.58        
            299.4   300.1        0.7    3.68        
HC-17-16    306.9   307.4        0.5    1.28        
and         307.4   308.3        0.9    6.77        
                       HC FEEDER VEINS                          

Hole         From      To   Interval* Au g/t  Ag g/t    AuEq** (g/t)

HC-17-10    274.8   275.6        0.8    6.42   5.136               
and         275.6   276.3        0.7    4.05   2.835               
HC-17-11   181.35  182.75        1.4   10.44                  15.96
including  181.35  182.25        0.9    11.8    31.2               
and        182.25  182.75        0.5    7.99     433               
HC-17-17    94.95   95.85        0.9     5.7                       
and         380.6  381.75       1.15    8.17                       
                    HC AG (BASE METAL) VEINS                      

Hole         From      To   Interval* Au g/t   Ag g/t   AuEq** (g/t)

HC-17-08     38.2    38.5        0.3    10.7      151         12.62
and         91.55    91.8       0.25    14.5      530         21.25
and          98.2    98.6        0.4    5.18      6.2              
and         100.1   100.5        0.4   0.529     4730         60.81
HC-17-09     87.8    88.4        0.6    1.14     1190         16.31
and         143.4  146.25       2.85    1.01 1,118.35         15.26
including   143.4  144.05       0.65   0.552     1730         14.69
and        144.05  144.65        0.6   0.082       78          0.65
and        144.65  146.25        1.6    1.54     1260         28.16
HC-17-13      206     207          1    1.27    647.8          9.53
including     206   206.6        0.6     1.2      731         10.52
including   206.6     207        0.4    1.38      523          8.05
and           207  207.55       0.55   0.486     75.8              
and        207.55   208.2       0.65   0.381      247          3.53
and         208.2  208.95       0.75   0.182       79              
and        208.95   209.5       0.55    0.43      314          4.43
and        216.65  218.85       1.65     5.4   123.56          9.42
including  216.65   217.1       0.45    3.33      132          5.01
including   217.1   217.8        0.7    10.5      298         14.30
including   217.8   218.3        0.5   0.746      7.7          0.84
including   218.3  218.85       0.55    4.84     28.1          5.20
HC-17-16      100  100.95       0.95    1.39      157          3.39
and         205.1   205.5        0.4   0.785      425          6.20
and         221.3   221.5        0.2   0.042      300          3.87
and         275.3     276        0.7   0.492      105          1.83
and           276     277          1   0.498      176          2.74
HC-17-17    222.9  223.85       0.95    2.38      122          3.93
and        228.35     229       0.65   0.672     68.3          1.54
and           299   233.6        4.6    1.09   417.51          6.41
including     229  229.45       0.45    0.58      314          4.58
including  229.45   230.3       0.85    1.12      864         12.13
including   230.3  230.85       0.55   0.602      107          1.97
including  230.85   231.2       0.35   0.637      234          3.62
including   231.2  231.65       0.45   0.891     14.8          1.08
including  231.65   232.4       0.75    3.11        3          3.15
including   232.4   233.6        1.2   0.422      746          9.93
          RR AG-BASE METAL VEINS         

Hole      From   To Interval*  Ag g/t

RR-17-03  41.3   42      0.7      119  
and         48 48.8      0.8      544  
and         57 57.6      0.6      206  
and         62   63        1      166  
RR-17-04     6    7        1      399  
and          7    8        1      339  
* True thickness of all above mineralized 
  intervals still to be determined.

** AuEq calculated assuming Au $1,275 (U.S.)
   per ounce and Ag $16 (U.S.) per oz.

Note that only precious metals were reported on.

Darren Blaney, chief executive officer of American Creek, stated: “The discovery of the new HC extension is a very welcome bonus to this year’s Treaty Creek drill program. The GR2/HC system appears to have potential to be very extensive, which would add significant value to the adjoining Copper Belle bulk tonnage gold zone, which was the main focus of this year’s drill program. A large polymetallic zone with high-grade gold and silver would be a most welcome addition to the project.”

Two thousand seventeen drill results from the Copper Belle gold zone at Treaty Creek are still pending and will be reported on once received.

Background on the Treaty Creek project

Tudor conducted a major drill program (approximately 20,000 metres) on the Treaty Creek property this summer with the objective of defining a gold resource on the Copper Belle zone.

The Treaty Creek project is a joint venture between Tudor, Teuton Resources Corp. and American Creek. Tudor is the operator and holds a 60-per-cent interest with both American Creek and Teuton each holding respective 20-per-cent carried interests in the property (fully carried until a production notice is given).

Electrum project road completion

The corporation also reports that Tudor Gold recently completed construction of an access road extension on the Electrum project connecting the existing Granduc haul road to the New Blast/Shiny Cliff high-grade gold and silver zones which are the focus of a planned 10,000-ton bulk sample.

In Tudor’s recent news release, Walter Storm, president and chief executive officer, stated: “We are very pleased to have completed this access road, which will now allow us to proceed with a 10,000-ton bulk sample of this high-grade gold/silver mineralized zone, subject to receipt of permits. A bulk sample in combination with past drill results will further our geological understanding and unlock value of this high-grade mineralized system.”

Background on the Electrum property

The Electrum property is a 60:40 joint venture between Tudor Gold (as operator) and American Creek. It is located between the past-producing Silbak-Premier gold mine and British Columbia’s newest gold mine, Pretium’s Valley of the Kings — recently commissioned at a cost of $1-billion and hosting proven and probable reserves of 8.1 million ounces of gold (see Pretium’s website). Within this rich portion of B.C.’s Golden Triangle are several other past-producing mines as well as numerous new projects undergoing exploration.

About American Creek Resources Ltd.

American Creek holds a strong portfolio of gold and silver properties in British Columbia. The portfolio includes three Golden Triangle gold/silver properties: the Treaty Creek and Electrum joint ventures with Walter Storm/Tudor as well as the recently acquired 100-per-cent-owned past-producing Dunwell mine. Other properties held throughout B.C. include the Gold Hill, Austruck-Bonanza, Ample Goldmax, Silver Side and Glitter King.


Marijuana Company of America $MCOA Launches New hempSMART(TM) Pain Product $MJNA $GRNH $LXRP

Posted by Er at 8:34 AM on Thursday, December 14th, 2017



  • Announces the launch of its new personal care product: hempSMART™ Pain.
  • HempSMART Pain Capsules are formulated with 10mg of Full Spectrum, non-psychoactive Cannabidiol (CBD)


Escondido, California — (December 14, 2017) – MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA (“MCOA” or the “Company”) (OTC: MCOA), an innovative hemp and cannabis company, through its wholly own subsidiary hempSMART™, Inc., announced the launch of its new personal care product: hempSMART™ Pain.


HempSMART Pain Capsules are formulated with 10mg of Full Spectrum, non-psychoactive Cannabidiol (CBD) per serving, derived from industrial hemp as the core ingredient, which along with a proprietary blend of other natural ingredients, delivers an all-natural formulation for the temporary relief of minor pain associated with physical activity.


Once again, “HempSMART demonstrated its commitment to formulating a safe and synergistic natural personal care product. The hempSMART Pain formula harnesses the natural power of premium CBD, CBG and active terpenes derived from industrial hemp, combined with complimentary botanicals. Our team is focused on the development of premium personal care products for our customers,” said Paula Vetter member of hempSMART’s product development team.


“Creating a successful, growing company in our marketplace of direct sales and network marketing depends on delivering products that people need and that make a difference in their lives. The newest addition to the product line, hempSMART Pain was designed and formulated with these goals as the focus. hempSMART Affiliates now have a unique, powerful message to share with potential consumers that could generate new sales for their personal hempSMART businesses, as well as stimulate growth for the company,” commented Tim Altvater, head of affiliate marketing.


The CEO of MCOA Donald Steinberg added, “HempSMART Pain adds to our expanding product line. Our formulations are created by the hempSMART product development team to provide our customers with all natural products that contain CBD and other cannabinoids.”


About Marijuana Company of America, Inc.
MCOA is a corporation engaged in business including, but not limited to: (1) product research and development of legal hemp-based consumer products under the brand name “hempSMART™”, that targets general health and well-being; (2) an affiliate marketing program to promote and sell its legal hemp-based consumer products containing CBD; (3) leasing of real property to separate business entities engaged in the growth and sale of cannabis in those states and jurisdictions where cannabis has been legalized and properly regulated for medicinal and recreations use; and, (4) the expansion of its business into ancillary areas of the legalized cannabis and hemp industry, as the legalized markets and opportunities in this segment mature and develop.


About Our hempSMART Products Containing CBD

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not recognized CBD as a safe and effective drug for any indication. Our products containing CBD derived from industrial hemp are not marketed or sold based upon claims that their use is safe and effective treatment for any medical condition as drugs or dietary supplements subject to the FDA’s jurisdiction.


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