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Vertical Exploration $VERT.ca Engages with AGRINOVA for Wollastonite Research and Development

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 8:30 AM on Monday, April 29th, 2019
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  • AGRINOVA is a highly-regarded Center for Research and Innovation in Agriculture in Quebec
  • Contracted to optimize the potential agricultural uses of wollastonite through innovstion of production methods for farmers and agricultural companies located in Quebec.
  • The research and development program being conducted by AGRINOVA consists of three phases
  • 3 Phases are: product characterization and uses of wollastonite, a market study and the implementation of an applied research program being conducted on the farmlands of the Saguenay Region in Quebec.

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2019 / VERTICAL EXPLORATION INC. (TSX-V: VERT) (“Vertical” or “the Company”) is pleased to update shareholders that it has engaged with AGRINOVA over the past year to conduct research and testing of Vertical’s St-Onge wollastonite on a range of important agricultural end uses. AGRINOVA, which is a highly-regarded Center for Research and Innovation in Agriculture in Quebec, has been contracted to manage all aspects of a comprehensive research and development program in an effort to optimize the potential agricultural uses of wollastonite and in turn help improve production methods for farmers and agricultural companies located in Quebec.

The research and development program being conducted by AGRINOVA consists of three phases, including product characterization and uses of wollastonite, a market study and the implementation of an applied research program being conducted on the farmlands of the Saguenay Region in Quebec.

The agronomic characterization and verification of wollastonite’s uses in agriculture is particularly important to Vertical, as results generated from this ongoing research program will support the Company’s plans to market its wollastonite to a range of agricultural customers. The applied research and development work being conducted by AGRINOVA will also directly support the certification of Vertical’s St-Onge wollastonite by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ), an organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), which is a necessary first step for Vertical to take before moving forward with initial sales efforts for its St-Onge wollastonite in Quebec.

Initial results from the three phase program are anticipated to be released within the next few weeks.

ABOUT AGRINOVA

AGRINOVA (www.agrinova.qc.ca), the Center for Research and Innovation in Agriculture, is a Technology Access Centre located in Alma, Quebec that provides technical help and services to farmers and agricultural companies throughout the province in order to help them access new technologies and assist them with the adoption of innovative new technologies and practices. AGRINOVA’s technology support focuses primarily on consumer concerns (milk quality); reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; organic or natural products; comfort and well-being of animals; digital adoption; and the economic efficiency of companies.

ABOUT VERTICAL EXPLORATION

Vertical Exploration’s mission is to identify, acquire, and advance high potential mining prospects located in North America for the benefit of its stakeholders. The Company’s St-Onge Wollastonite property is located in the Lac-Saint-Jean area in the Province of Quebec.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Peter P. Swistak, President/CEO

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Telephone: 1-604-683-3995 Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

CLIENT FEATURE: $VERT.ca Vertical Exploration – Developing the St. Onge Wollastonite Project $TORR.ca $FA.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 12:29 PM on Friday, April 26th, 2019
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Wollastonite
  • St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit located approximately 90 kilometres Northwest of the city of Saguenay, in St-Onge township, in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.
  • Wollastonite is a calciuminosilicatemineral that may contain small amounts of iron, magnesium, and manganese substituting for calcium
  • Wollastonite is used primarily in ceramics, friction products (brakes and clutches), metalmaking, paint filler, and plastics.
  • Located close to Saguenay Port and year round shipping access

St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit: Resource Classification

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Utilizing Wollastonite as A Soil Additive

  • Vertical is researching the use of Wollastonite as a soil additive for optimizing marijuana growth
  • Phase Three trials involving cannabis grown with wollastonite (CaSiO3) as a soil additive at BC Bud Depot’s (BCBD) ACMPR-licenced Research and Development facilities in Vancouver, BC
  • Phase Three trials measured and recorded significant improvements in root mass, powdery mildew control and pest elimination.
  • In every case the most optimal results occurred with an admixture rate of 10% to 15% wollastonite to the growth medium

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FULL DISCLOSURE: Vertical Exploration is an advertising client of AGORA Internet Relations Corp.

Vertical Exploration $VERT.ca Joins Prestigious International Fertilizer Industry Association $TORR.ca $FA.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 9:17 AM on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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  • Now a member of the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA )
  • The IFA is a non-profit organization based in Paris, France that represents the global fertilizer industry
  • Joined to promote and strategically market it’s world-class St-Onge wollastonite to a range of potential end-users
  • IFA member companies represent all activities related to the production, trade, transport, and distribution of every type of fertilizer

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 17, 2019 / VERTICAL EXPLORATION INC. (TSX-V: VERT) (“Vertical” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has become a member of the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA), as part of its ongoing efforts to promote and strategically market it’s world-class St-Onge wollastonite to a range of potential end-users.

The IFA is a non-profit organization based in Paris, France that represents the global fertilizer industry, on issues related to the promotion of plant nutrients, improvement of the operating environment of the member companies and the collection and compilation of industry information (https://www.fertilizer.org/). The IFA has a total of 476 members in 67 countries, including member organizations involved in construction, engineering, consulting, agronomic research and training. IFA’s core mission is to promote the efficient and responsible production, distribution, and use of plant nutrients.

IFA member companies represent all activities related to the production, trade, transport, and distribution of every type of fertilizer, ultimately serving farmers everywhere in order to meet the world’s growing food, feed, fibre and bioenergy needs in a sustainable manner.

Vertical’s membership in the IFA will allow it to showcase its wollastonite resource to a much wider global audience. Vertical strongly believes its natural wollastonite will help increase plant production for farmers and growers, by providing a unique combination of bio-available nutrients, such as silicon and calcium, that are essential to maintaining plant quality and stress tolerance during the critical stages of plant growth.

Vertical is also planning to attend the upcoming IFA 2019 Annual Conference taking place June 11-13th in Montreal, Quebec. This conference should provide additional opportunities for Vertical management and directors to meet with other IFA members, and potentially generate strategic partnerships that will aid in the marketing and future sales of its St-Onge wollastonite.

ABOUT VERTICAL EXPLORATION

Vertical Exploration’s mission is to identify, acquire, and advance high potential mining prospects located in North America for the benefit of its stakeholders. The Company’s flagship St-Onge Wollastonite property is located in the Lac-Saint-Jean area in the Province of Quebec.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Peter Swistak”

Peter P. Swistak, President/CEO

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: 1-604-683-3995

Toll-Free: 1-888-945-4770

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.

CLIENT FEATURE: $VERT.ca Vertical Exploration – Developing the St. Onge Wollastonite Project $TORR.ca $FA.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 1:00 PM on Friday, April 12th, 2019
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Wollastonite
  • St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit located approximately 90 kilometres Northwest of the city of Saguenay, in St-Onge township, in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.
  • Wollastonite is a calciuminosilicatemineral that may contain small amounts of iron, magnesium, and manganese substituting for calcium
  • Wollastonite is used primarily in ceramics, friction products (brakes and clutches), metalmaking, paint filler, and plastics.
  • Located close to Saguenay Port and year round shipping access

St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit: Resource Classification

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Utilizing Wollastonite as A Soil Additive

  • Vertical is researching the use of Wollastonite as a soil additive for optimizing marijuana growth
  • Phase Three trials involving cannabis grown with wollastonite (CaSiO3) as a soil additive at BC Bud Depot’s (BCBD) ACMPR-licenced Research and Development facilities in Vancouver, BC
  • Phase Three trials measured and recorded significant improvements in root mass, powdery mildew control and pest elimination.
  • In every case the most optimal results occurred with an admixture rate of 10% to 15% wollastonite to the growth medium

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FULL DISCLOSURE: Vertical Exploration is an advertising client of AGORA Internet Relations Corp.

CLIENT FEATURE: $VERT.ca Vertical Exploration – Developing the St. Onge Wollastonite Project $TORR.ca $FA.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 12:20 PM on Friday, March 29th, 2019
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WOLLASTONITE

  • St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit located approximately 90 kilometres Northwest of the city of Saguenay, in St-Onge township, in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.
  • Wollastonite is a calcium inosilicate mineral that may contain small amounts of iron, magnesium, and manganese substituting for calcium
  • Wollastonite is used primarily in ceramics, friction products (brakes and clutches), metalmaking, paint filler, and plastics.
  • Located close to Saguenay Port and year round shipping access

St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit: Resource Classification

Utilizing Wollastonite as A Soil Additive

  • Vertical is researching the use of Wollastonite as a soil additive for optimizing marijuana growth
  • Phase Three trials involving cannabis grown with wollastonite (CaSiO3) as a soil additive at BC Bud Depot’s (BCBD) ACMPR-licenced Research and Development facilities in Vancouver, BC
  • Phase Three trials measured and recorded significant improvements in root mass, powdery mildew control and pest elimination.
  • In every case the most optimal results occurred with an admixture rate of 10% to 15% wollastonite to the growth medium

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FULL DISCLOSURE: Vertical Exploration is an advertising client of AGORA Internet Relations Corp.

$VERT Vertical Exploration Completes Successful Drilling Program at St. Onge Wollastonite Deposit $TORR $FA.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 8:46 AM on Monday, March 18th, 2019
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  • Twenty-three (23) drill holes totaling 1,784.0 metres were completed in less than two weeks of drilling (see Figure 1 & Table 1).
  • Twenty (20) drill holes intersected high-grade wollastonite zones, confirming excellent continuity and correlation with the thickly mineralized zones intersected by previously reported historical drill holes.
  • Sixteen (16) drill holes intersected high-grade wollastonite zones right up until the end of the hole, which are all open at depth.
  • A total of 1,107.5 meters of high-grade wollastonite mineralized core length was intersected, representing approximately 62% of all drilled core length.

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / March 18, 2019 / VERTICAL EXPLORATION INC. (TSX-V: VERT) (“Vertical” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a successful diamond drilling and sampling program on its advanced stage St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit located approximately 90 kilometres Northwest of the city of Saguenay, in St-Onge township, in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.

The primary goal of the 2019 drilling program, which consisted of seven (7) drilling sections (see Figure 1, Sections A-G), was to establish an additional measured mineral resource of approximately 5 million tonnes of crude wollastonite. The pit constrained mineral resources at the St-Onge Wollastonite deposit, as previously reported in the Company’s August 2, 2018 news release, comprises an NI 43-101 compliant resources totaling 14 million tonnes at 36.61% Wollastonite in the measured and indicated class using a cut-off grade of 30% Wollastonite (7.1 million tonnes at 36.20% in measured and 6.9 million tonnes at 37.04% in indicated), and 17.9 million tonnes at 40.25% in the inferred class (rounded numbers). The NI 43-101 Technical Report was prepared by GoldMinds Geoservices Inc. (‘GMG’).

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2019 DRILLING CAMPAIGN

  • Twenty-three (23) drill holes totaling 1,784.0 metres were completed in less than two weeks of drilling (see Figure 1 & Table 1).
  • Twenty (20) drill holes intersected high-grade wollastonite zones, confirming excellent continuity and correlation with the thickly mineralized zones intersected by previously reported historical drill holes.
  • Sixteen (16) drill holes intersected high-grade wollastonite zones right up until the end of the hole, which are all open at depth.
  • A total of 1,107.5 meters of high-grade wollastonite mineralized core length was intersected, representing approximately 62% of all drilled core length.

In total, nine hundred thirteen (913) drill core samples of approximately 1.5 metres in length, including samples ranging from less than one 1.0 metre in length and up to a maximum of 2.5 metres in length, were collected for laboratory assaying. Eighty-one (81) of the 913 drill core samples were quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) samples, including mineralized certified samples, blank samples and duplicate samples.

Peter P. Swistak, President and CEO of Vertical Exploration, commented: ”I am very pleased with the speed of completion and overall success of this 2019 drilling program. The mineral data obtained from the program will now allow the Company to further update its NI 43-101 Technical Report and continue to aggressively move forward with its plans to begin the quarry permitting process on its St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit.”

Complete drilling results for the 23 hole program will be announced when received.

The diamond drilling program has been supervised by Jean-Paul Barrette P. Geo., a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101 contracted by Magnor Exploration Inc., and responsible for reviewing and approving the technical contents of this press release as they pertain to the St-Onge-Wollastonite property.

ABOUT VERTICAL EXPLORATION

Vertical Exploration’s mission is to identify, acquire, and advance high potential mining prospects located in North America for the benefit of its stakeholders. The Company’s flagship St-Onge-Wollastonite property is located in the Lac-Saint-Jean area in the Province of Quebec.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Peter P. Swistak, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: 1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Table 1: List of 2019 drill holes and wollastonite skarn intervals intersected

Figure 1: Location of historical and 2019 drill hole collars

SOURCE: Vertical Exploration Inc.

$VERT.ca Vertical Exploration Commences Drilling on Advanced Stage St. Onge Wollastonite Deposit

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 9:59 AM on Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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  • Commenced a diamond drilling and sampling program on its advanced stage St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit
  • The program will consist of 23 holes and an estimated 1850 meters of drilling in total.
  • The drill program data will allow the Company to move forward with its plans to begin quarry the permitting process

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / February 21, 2019 / VERTICAL EXPLORATION INC. (TSX-V: VERT) (“Vertical” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has commenced a diamond drilling and sampling program on its advanced stage St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit located approximately 90 kilometres Northwest of the city of Saguenay, in St-Onge township, in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.

The program will consist of 23 holes and an estimated 1850 meters of drilling in total. Assay samples will be taken from the NQ Core and split in half on site, with one half being sent to COREM’s lab facilities in Quebec City and the other half being retained for future reference at Vertical’s fully secured facilities in Saguenay Quebec. A strict quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) program will be applied to all samples, including mineralized certified samples, blank samples and duplicate sample for each batch of 15 samples taken.

The drilling program will provide Vertical with important mineral data that will allow the Company to further update its NI 43-101 Technical report and aggressively move forward with its plans to begin quarry permitting process on its St-Onge-Wollastonite Deposit. Drilling results will be announced when received.

The diamond drilling program will be supervised by Jean-Paul Barrette, P.Geo from the Company’s geological team.

ABOUT VERTICAL EXPLORATION

Vertical Exploration’s mission is to identify, acquire, and advance high potential mining prospects located in North America for the benefit of its stakeholders. The Company’s flagship St-Onge Wollastonite property is located in the Lac-Saint-Jean area in the Province of Quebec.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
_________________________________
Peter P. Swistak, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: 1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770