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$CKR.ca CKR Carbon Announces over Subscription of Non-Brokered Private Placement

Posted by Er at 10:05 AM on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

  • Raising $2,793,700 in working capital
  • 39,910,000 shares issued at .07
  • Closes on November 24, 2017, all securities issued are subject to a statutory four month hold period.

 

CKR Carbon Corporation (TSXV: CKR) (FSE: CB81) (WKN: A143MR) (“CKR” or the “Company”) an integrated graphite to hybrid graphenes advanced nano material development company is pleased to announce that the offering of a non-brokered private placement announced on October 30, 2017 has been over-subscribed by $343,700 and the Company will be offering up to 39,910,000 working capital units (the “WC Unit“) for up to $2,793,700 (the “Offering“).

Each WC Unit is priced at $0.07 and consists of one (1) common share and one (1) common share purchase warrant (“WC Warrant“). Each WC Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) common share (a “WC Warrant Share“) at a price of $0.10 per WC Warrant Share until the earlier of: (i) three (3) years following the Closing of the Offering; and (ii) in the event that the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is at least $0.30 for twenty (20) consecutive trading days, and the 20th trading day (the “Final Trading Day“) is at least four (4) months from the Closing Date, the date which is thirty (30) days from the Final Trading Day.

Eligible Finders may receive up to 7% of the value of proceeds of the sale of WC Units in cash and up to 7% of the number of WC Units sold in the form of broker warrants. Each broker warrant issued in respect of the sale of WC Units entitles the holder to acquire one (1) common share of CKR at $0.07 for a period of three (3) years from the Closing of the Offering.

The Offering is expected to close on November 24, 2017. All securities issued under the Offering are subject to a statutory four month hold period.

Insiders of the Company are subscribing for 2,400,000 WC Units for $168,000. The insider private placements are exempt from the valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 (“MI 61-101“) by virtue of the exemptions contained in sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1) (a) of MI 61-101 in that the fair market value of the consideration for the securities of the Company which may be issued to the insiders does not exceed 25% of its market capitalization.

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 www.ckr-carbon.com or contact:

Arno Brand, Co-CEO +1 416-561-4095 abrand@ckr-carbon.com

$CKR.ca CKR Carbon Announces 6.06% Cg over 88 Metres at Buckingham

Posted by Er at 8:45 AM on Thursday, September 28th, 2017

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  • 100% owned Buckingham graphite project in Quebec.
  • 20.69% Cg over 8 metres in drill hole 17-02.
  • 2, 7.35% Cg over 12 metres in hole CK17-01

 

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 28, 2017) –  CKR Carbon Corporation. (TSXV: CKR) (FSE: CB81) (“CKR” or the “Company”) a vertically integrated graphite to graphenes, advanced materials development company is pleased to provide initial results from the diamond drilling and trenching program at its 100% owned Buckingham graphite project in Quebec. Results have been received from three of five holes and one of four trenches, with assays up to 20.69% Cg (carbon as graphite) over 8 metres in drill hole 17-02.

Highlights of the results received to date include 15.0% Cg over eight metres in Trench 2, 7.35% Cg over 12 metres in hole CK17-01, and 6.06% Cg over 88 metres from nine metres that included a higher-grade interval of 20.69% Cg over 8 metres in hole CK17-02. A summary of the results is given in the table below.

 

Hole/Trench ID From (m) To (m) Width (m) Cg (%)
CK17-01 53 106 53 3.52
including 94 106 12 7.35
CK17-02 9 97 88 6.06
including 75 95 20 7.52
and 11 31 20 12.09
including 22 30 8 20.69
CK17-03 35 59 24 2.64
17-TR02 13.4 10.50
including 8 15.00

 

Widths are not necessarily true widths as there is currently insufficient information to calculate true widths.

The drilling and trenching follows up on positive results of airborne electromagnetics and trenching undertaking during 2016. Hole CK-17-01 was drilled below an isolated EM conductor and intersected graphite mineralization primarily hosted in marble with minor quartzo-feldspatic gneiss. Hole CK 17-02 was drilled into the main 1.54 kilometre long northeast-southwest trending EM conductor the northeast portion of which coincides with graphite mineralization in the Case Zone that yielded assays of 1.6% Cg to 28.7% Cg in 35 grab samples. The best intersections were associated with marble and calc-silicate rich rock. Hole CK-17-03 was drilled approximately 100m to the south east of CK17-02 where the EM anomaly narrows.

Results from trench two are encouraging, since it extends the known graphite mineralization approximately 230 metres to the southeast and confirms the coincidence of graphite mineralization with the EM conductor.

“We are very pleased with these results from our 100% owned Buckingham Project that confirm the graphite is associated with the EM conductor over the length tested to date,” said Roger Moss, Chief Executive Officer of CKR Carbon. “Results from Trench 17 TR-02 are particularly significant as it represents a 230 metre step southeast along the EM conductor.”

All samples were placed in a plastic sample bag along with a sample tag. Bags were sealed with a single use tie. Samples were securely stored prior to shipping to SGS in Lakefield Ontario. Samples were crushed, milled and roasted and treated by HCl leach prior to being assayed by the combustion infrared technique (LECO). The company routinely submits standards, duplicates and blanks with sample batches to monitor the quality of the assays.

The technical content of this News Release was approved by Roger Moss Ph.D., P.Geo, a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.

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.

About the Buckingham Project

The 100%-owned Buckingham Graphite Property is located 7 kilometres northwest of the town of Buckingham, Quebec, Canada and consists of eight claim blocks totaling 480 hectares. Well-maintained bush roads provide easy access to the property. The property lies within the Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville Geologic Province 82 km south of Imerys Graphite & Carbon’s operating Lac des Iles graphite mine. Graphite occurs disseminated in marble and paragneiss and within veins hosted in pegmatite, diopside skarn, marble and gneiss.

Two graphitic zones, the Uncle Zone and the Case Zone have been discovered to date, with both zones showing high grade occurrences of disseminated flake and vein type graphite and yielding assay values as high as 81.1% Cg. Initial crushing and flotation of two samples from the Uncle zone has achieved purity of up to 99.4% Cg from a single flotation test without process optimization (see news release dated February 17, 2015).

For more information: visit the website at www.ckr-carbon.com or contact:

Roger Moss, CEO, +1 416-704-8291 E-mail inquiries: rmoss@ckr-carbon.com

For graphite product enquiries:

Arno Brand, +1 416-561-4095 abrand@boswellprojects.com

“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.”

$CKR.ca Carbon Announces Extension of Exclusive Prospecting License to 2019, Elevated Surface Sampling Results

Posted by Er at 9:50 AM on Thursday, September 7th, 2017

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  • Reports up to 43.01% Carbon as Graphite from Surface Sampling
  • Exclusive Prospecting License (EPL) 3895 renewed for a period of two years until April 3, 2019

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 7, 2017) – CKR Carbon Corporation. (TSXV: CKR) (FSE: CB81) (“CKR” or the “Company”) a vertically integrated graphite to graphenes, advanced materials development company is pleased to announce that the Namibian Minister of Mines and Energy has approved the renewal of Exclusive Prospecting License (EPL) 3895 for a period of two years until April 3, 2019.

The renewed license covers an area of 27,870 hectares (278.7 square kilometres) over the historical Aukam vein graphite mine in southern Namibia. Recent work by the Company over the past two years has led to a better understanding of the quality and distribution of the graphite mineralization at Aukam. In particular exploration has demonstrated significant potential for expansion of the mineralization outside the old workings.

Recent surface sampling of graphite occurrences has resulted in assays of 1.96% Cg (carbon as graphite) to 43.01% Cg from 22 samples of disseminated graphite, vein graphite and mineralized zone (see Table below). The graphite occurrences were taken from over approximately 200m within a larger east-west zone of 500 metres of disseminated graphite. This zone broadly corresponds to a 700 metre long electromagnetic anomaly delineated earlier this year (see news release dated January 18, 2017). Sampling is ongoing to fully delineate the potential of the graphite mineralization at Aukam.

“We are pleased to receive the approval of the Minister for the renewal of the EPL and thank the Minister and his staff at the Ministry of Mines and Energy for the vote of confidence that the approval represents,” said Roger Moss, Chief Executive Officer of CKR Carbon. “We intend to aggressively move the Aukam project ahead for the benefit of our shareholders, local stakeholders and the people of Namibia.”

Summary of assay results of surface samples.

Sample ID Sample Type Description Cg (%)
AK 17 DGS -001 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 4.59
AK 17 DGS -002 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 1.96
AK 17 DGS -003 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 2.94
AK 17 DGS -004 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 2.57
AK 17 DGS -005 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 5.57
AK 17 DGS -006 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 6.01
AK 17 DGS -007 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 3.87
AK 17 DGS -008 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 3.67
AK 17 DGS -009 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in medium grained granite 1.42
AK 17 DGS -010 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in medium grained granite 2.79
AK 17 DGS -011 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in medium grained granite 2.36
AK 17 DGS -012 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in medium grained granite 4.10
AK 17 DGS -013 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in medium grained granite 3.57
AK 17 DGS -014 Composite Grab Disseminated graphite in granite 4.01
AK 17 MZS -001 2.5m Channel Vein network/mineralized zone 9.65
AK 17 MZS -002 1.8m Channel Vein network/mineralized zone 7.38
AK 17 MZS -003 1.7m Channel Vein network/mineralized zone 24.05
AK 17 MZS -004 Composite Channel Vein network/mineralized zone 10.96
AK 17 VGS -001 Composite Grab Graphite Vein 43.01
AK 17 VGS -002 Composite Grab Graphite Vein 33.97
AK 17 VGS -003 Composite Grab Graphite Vein 36.06
AK 17 VGS -004 Composite Grab Graphite Vein 20.29

 

Channel lengths do not represent true widths. Composite grab samples are not necessarily representative of the graphite mineralization on the property.

Samples were placed in a plastic sample bag along with a sample tag. Bags were sealed with a single use tie. All samples were securely stored prior to shipping toTEA-Lab in Swakopmund. Samples were crushed by hammer and jaw crusher to 2mm and split before milling to < 200 microns for thermo-gravimetric analysis. The company routinely submits duplicates and blanks with sample batches to monitor the quality of the assays.

The technical content of this News Release was approved by Roger Moss Ph.D., P.Geo, a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.

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.

About the Aukam Project

The Aukam property covers a past producing vein graphite deposit and associated graphite occurrences. CKR owns a 63% interest in the property and is currently undertaking technical studies to support an application for a mining license. The company maintains high safety and environmental standards and has a comprehensive strategy of social engagement.

For more information: visit the website at www.ckr-carbon.com or contact:

Roger Moss, CEO, +1 416-704-8291 E-mail inquiries: rmoss@ckr-carbon.com

For graphite product enquiries:

Arno Brand, +1 416-561-4095 abrand@boswellprojects.com

“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.”

American Creek Provides Update on Joint Venture Partner Tudor Gold’s Treaty Creek Project Progress $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:13 AM on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

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  • Provided update outlining the significant progress and future 2017 plans at the Treaty Creek JV Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and in the same region as Pretivm’s Brucejack project

CARDSTON, ALBERTA–(April 5, 2017) – American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) (“American Creek”) is pleased to report that operator Tudor Gold Corp. (“Tudor”) has provided an update outlining the significant progress and future 2017 plans at the Treaty Creek JV Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and in the same region as Pretivm’s Brucejack project.

Tudor, in yesterday’s news release, provided background, summarized 2016 exploration progress and developments, and outlined the main goals for the 2017 Treaty Creek program (click here for Tudor news release).

Significant achievements in 2016 included:

  1. Successfully conducting an MT survey over a large portion of the property utilizing the exact same technology (and same geophysicist) that was key to the discovery of Seabridge’s several deposits located immediately to the south of the Treaty Creek property.
  2. Significantly expanding the known gold zone around American Creek’s previous Copper Belle discovery hole.

Regarding the success of the MT survey, Tudor included the following in their news release:

The current understanding of the model generated by the 2016 MT survey suggests these things:

  1. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007, 2009, and 2016 drilling in the Copper Belle zone extends over a larger area than has yet been tested through diamond-drilling. The survey suggests the mineralization in the Copper Belle zone might extend for as much as seven hundred meters in the near-surface zone (less than 600 m depth), at it might extend for up to one kilometer at greater depths,
  2. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007 and 2009 drilling in the GR2 zone extends over a larger area than has yet been tested through diamond-drilling and might extend for several hundred meters,
  3. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007, 2009, and 2016 drilling in the Copper Belle zone extends towards the Seabridge Gold Iron Cap deposit.

Regarding Tudor’s 2017 Treaty Creek exploration goals, Tudor included the following in their news release:

  1. Carry out diamond drilling in the Copper Belle zone to both the south and north of prior drilling with the goal of developing a preliminary resource estimate for a low-grade bulk deposit along a strike length of approximately 1000 m,
  2. Carry out diamond drilling in the GR2 zone with the goal of determining how much further drilling or other exploration is required to develop a preliminary resource estimate for that zone, and
  3. Carry out diamond drilling to confirm that the mineralization in the Copper Belle zone extends towards the adjacent Seabridge Gold Inc. Iron Cap deposit.

The precise details of how these drilling programs will be carried out are still being developed.

In addition to these drilling programs, Tudor Gold is also considering further exploration work in the Konkin Gold zone where early exploration produced grab samples, chip samples and trenching samples carrying in excess of 28 ounces of gold per tonne (these historical results are taken from a 1987 Assessment Report submitted to the provincial government by Mr. Cremonese, P. Eng., president of Teuton Resources Corp.; these historical results have not been independently verified by Tudor Gold). Tudor Gold is of the view that further exploration work will be beneficial in understanding the geology and mineralization of the Konkin Gold zone.

Darren Blaney, President and CEO of American Creek stated: “Tudor’s 2016 work at Treaty was a great success and really sets the stage for future advancement including Tudor’s stated goal of developing a Copper Belle preliminary resource estimate in 2017. We are excited about the plans being formulated for the upcoming season. Further adding to the excitement is Seabridge Gold’s plan to conduct an extensive drill program on the Deep Iron Cap zone following up on their spectacular drill hole IC-16-62 from last summer. The Iron Cap is within 1 km of the claim boundary of the Treaty Creek property.”

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

About American Creek

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 Tudor as well as the 100% owned past producing Dunwell Mine. Other properties held throughout BC include the Gold Hill, Austruck-Bonanza, Ample Goldmax, Silver Side, Red Tusk and Glitter King.

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.

Kelvin Burton
403-752-4040
info@americancreek.com
www.americancreek.com

Mining Minute – Season 2 Episode 7 – Firestarter Screening in Toronto $KWG.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 2:46 PM on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Omagine In Talks With Chinese Contractors For Oman Project $OMAG.us

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:59 PM on Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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  • In view of the current weak economic conditions in the GCC region due to the slump in oil prices, Omagine LLC, which plans to develop a US$2.5bn beach-front real-estate and tourism project in Oman, said it is in discussions with two leading Chinese contractors for construction of the project
By Gulam Ali Khan
May 21, 2016
Muscat –

In view of the current weak economic conditions in the GCC region due to the slump in oil prices, Omagine LLC, which plans to develop a US$2.5bn beach-front real-estate and tourism project in Oman, said it is in discussions with two leading Chinese contractors for construction of the project.

In a quarterly report submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week, Omagine LLC’s US-based parent Omagine Inc said that since December 2015 Omagine LLC held multiple meetings with Consolidated Contractors International Co (CCIC), CCC-Oman and Royal Court Affairs (RCA) in an effort to conclude the foregoing arrangements and sign the CCC contract for the project. CCC-Oman is a subsidiary of CCIC.

“All parties are willing but the reality of the current economic scene and the effect it is having on bank liquidity and therefore on future requirements that Omagine LLC will have for construction financing was well recognised by all Omagine LLC shareholders,” Omagine Inc said.

It said that extensive financial negotiations and legal re-drafting of multiple versions of the CCC contract and the amended and restated shareholder agreement have taken place since December 2015.

Given the present liquidity issues at local banks, Omagine Inc said the matter of project construction debt financing is an issue that now moved to the forefront of the agendas of all concerned.

Furthermore, as an exercise in caution, the company said Omagine LLC’s management in February travelled to Beijing and Hong Kong where they held discussions with top executives of two of China’s leading building contractors – each of which is multiple times the size of CCIC.

“These discussions are well advanced at present and negotiations with the larger of the two Chinese contractors are at an advanced stage,” Omagine Inc added.

It said that the proposal being discussed with each of such Chinese contractor is identical and includes a requirement for the award of the Omagine Project construction contract to the Chinese contractor (as a sub-contractor to CCC-Oman) if, and only if, both of the following conditions are fulfilled: (i) an investment into Omagine LLC by the contractor (or its parent company), and (ii) the Chinese contractor (or its parent company) must arrange for the project finance for Omagine Project.

Omagine Inc added the Chinese banks have no such liquidity issue and they are moreover encouraged and directed by Chinese government to support their overseas Chinese contractors in this manner.

“Management is presently cautiously optimistic that it can arrange a transaction involving both CCIC and one of the Chinese contractors which will be beneficial to all parties concerned. No assurance however can be given at this time that management will be successful in this endeavor,” it said.

Omagine Inc added an agreement has been reached with CCIC regarding a new structure of the CCC contract whereby CCC-Oman would be the general contractor and managing contractor (but not necessarily the actual builder) and would oversee and manage the Chinese sub-contractor and CCIC would be paid a fixed fee for this.

“The descriptions of the draft CCC contract as previously disclosed during 2015 are no longer accurate or operative as we have now agreed to a management type general contractor agreement with CCC-Oman based on a flat fee,” the company added.

Omagine said it has held extensive presentations and meetings with local, regional and international banks with respect to the provision of syndicated bank financing, adding “thesediscussions and negotiations are ongoing with Chinese and US-based banks since the onset of the liquidity squeeze in GCC banks.”

Read more: http://www.muscatdaily.com/Archive/Business/Omagine-in-talks-with-Chinese-contractors-for-Oman-project-4pob#ixzz49QZCoxAO

INTERVIEW: Durango Resources Discusses JV Agreement on Lithium Project Adjacent to Nemaska Lithium $DGO.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:16 AM on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

  • 100% interest in the NMX East, a lithium property tied to Nemaska Lithium Inc.’s (TSX.V-NMX) Whabouchi property in Quebec. The NMX East property has all season road access via the Route Nord.
  • Property is comprised of 23 claims which cover 1,200 hectares and is located within a few kilometres of Nemaska’s proposed mining pit.
  • Nemaska Lithium is developing the world’s newest lithium mine in Quebec and has signed agreements with its key stakeholders, gained the required permits and was recently awarded both Federal Environmental Approval and the Province of Quebec Mine Approval

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Supreme Announces Pre-License Inspection Date

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:18 PM on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

  • Health Canada has scheduled a pre-license inspection of Supreme’s hybrid greenhouse facility in Kincardine, Ontario on December 9, 2015

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Dec. 3, 2015) – Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company” or “Supreme”) (OTC PINK:SPRWF)(CSE:SL) is pleased to announce Health Canada has scheduled a pre-license inspection of Supreme’s hybrid greenhouse facility in Kincardine, Ontario on December 9, 2015.

About Supreme

Supreme is a Canadian publically traded company committed to becoming a leading supplier of affordable medical cannabis achieved by applying commercial agriculture practices to medical cannabis production. Supreme’s flagship facility is a 342,000 sq. ft. hybrid greenhouse located in Kincardine, Ontario, which has been designed to maximize production efficiencies allowing the Company to pass savings along to its future patients.””

FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION

This news release contains forward-looking statements. The use of any of the words “anticipate”, “continue”, “estimate”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “project”, “should”, “believe” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. This news release includes forward-looking statements with respect to the timing on competition of the MMPR License conditions for its Southern Ontario facility and the start of production. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. These statements speak only as of the date of this news release. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks including various risk factors discussed in the Company’s disclosure documents which can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com and such factors as the Company failing to acquire final MMPR licenses and put the same into production. This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbour provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Investor Relations
(416) 630-7272
info@supreme.ca
www.supreme.ca

Uragold Increases its Gold Exploration Potential for the Beauce Paleoplacer Project, Closes the Fancamp Claims Acquisition and Files a New NI 43-101 Technical Report

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:31 AM on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Montreal, Quebec / January 22, 2015 / Uragold Bay Resources Inc. (“Uragold”) (TSX Venture: UBR), is pleased to announce that it has filed a new technical report in accordance with National Instrument 43-101, entitled, “Technical Report on the Beauce Paleoplacer Property, South-Eastern Quebec” (“Technical Report”) with Canadian securities regulators. The project is located in the municipality of Saint-Simon-les-Mines in the Beauce region of Southern Quebec. The Technical Report is available at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website.

This report was prepared in order to fulfill TSX-Venture requirement regarding the Company’s acquisition of the Fancamp claims (please refer to news release dated September 17, 2014 and October 22, 2014 for more detail).

The closing of the Fancamp claims acquisition increase Uragold Gold Exploration Target from the original range of 23,000 ounces (741,000 m3 @ 0.97 g Au/m3) and 140 000 ounces (741,000 m3 @ 5.9 g Au/m3) to a new Gold Exploration Target, for the entire historical paleoplacer channel now controlled by Uragold, ranging between 61,000 ounces (2,200,000 m3 @ 0.87 g Au/m3) and 366,000 ounces* (2,200,000 m3 @ 5.22 g Au/m3).

SALIENT POINT OF THE NEW EXPLORATION TARGET DELINEATION:

  • – Sonic Drilling during 2011 revealed that the gold bearing unit corresponded to a brown clayey diamict and a saprolite that is at least partly of a glacial origin, rather than purely alluvial gravel. These units are generally just above the Basement rocks and frequently gradational onto it;- The polygonally calculated “Exploration Target” is estimated as 1 892 503 grams (60,844 ounces) contained within 2,157,171 m3 of saprolite and brown tillite under some 9 248 334 m3 of overburden (giving a stripping ratio of 1: 4.3) at an average grade of around 0.877 g/ m3 for the brown diamictite and the saprolite combined;

    – Evidence from the historical drilling versus the Beauce Placer Mining Company production figures suggests that due to the “nugget effect” the final gold recovery could be significantly higher (up to 6 times) than the drilling estimate of the gold volume;

    – This equates to a possible range between 61,000 ounces (2,200,000 m3 @ 0.87 g Au/m3) and 366,000 ounces* (2,200,000 m3 @ 5.22 g Au/m3) using the x6 multiplier

*All information such as the historical estimates or the exploration target on the Beauce Paleoplacer Project area are base on historical data from Roche, Laval University and the Geological Survey of Canada that pre-date 2001, therefore they do not meet current National Instrument 43-101 reporting standards and should not be relied upon until the Company can confirm them.

Patrick Levasseur, President and COO of Uragold stated that: “The closing of the acquisition is another key milestone in the development of our Gold assets… the new exploration target and potential, changes the entire dynamics of the Beauce Paleoplacer Gold project, as it significantly increase the scope and size of the project.”

With the acquisition now completed, Uragold can now focus its attention on securing a non-dilutive financing required to complete a 9,000 cubic meters (m3) of auriferous till pilot-scale operation (Phase 1). The pilot-scale operation is needed to allow the corporation to establish a statistical distribution model for the nugget effect to the gold grade of the buried paleoplacer channel. This step is required to establish a resource category needed to complete the Feasibility Study (“FS”) requirement of Quebec’s the new Mining Act.

As previously mentioned, Quebec’s Ministry of Natural Resources will grant Uragold a “conditional” Mining Lease over the Rang Chaussegros to complete Phase 1 once an Internal Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) and an approved Closure Plan is submitted. UBR will be authorized to start full-scale production (Phase 2) once a Feasibility Study (“FS”) is submitted.

The new NI43-101 Technical report also address issues identified by l’Autorite des marches financiers du Quebec (“AMF) as previously disclosed on October 17, 2014.

Mr. Vivian Stuart-Williams, SACNASPS, working under Special Authorization #308 of the Quebec Order of Geologist, is an Independent Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 that supervised the preparation of the information in this news release.

The Filing of the technical report was the last outstanding issue Uragold needed to comply with in order to receive TSX venture approval of the closing of the acquisition (Please refer to Uragold Oct 22, 2014 press release for more details)

SALIENT POINTS OF THE FANCAMP CLAIMS ACQUISITION:

  1. 1.Uragold is acquiring the claim block (herein, collectively the “Claims”) (“The Acquisition”) through:
    1. a.As consideration for the transfer and the sale of the Claims and related assets to Uragold, Uragold will issue, at the closing an amount equal to 8,000,000 Uragold Units. Each Unit will be comprised of 1 common share and 1 common share purchase warrant (the Warrant”) of Uragold.
    2. b.Each full Warrant will entitle Fancamp to purchase one common share of the capital stock during a period of 60 months from the date of the issuance of the Units. Each Warrant shall entitle Fancamp to purchase one (1) additional common share of Uragold at a price of C$0.20 per share during the first 24 months from the date of issuance of the units, at a price of C$0.30 from the start of the 25th month until the end of the 48th month, and at a price of C$0.40 per share at the start of the 49th month until the end of the 60th month.

Contemporaneously with the signing of the definitive Agreement:

    1. c.Uragold will make cash payment of C$25,000 to Fancamp not later than fifteen (15) months of the Signing of the definitive Agreement.
    2. d.Uragold will finance C$400,000 worth of exploration work on the Claims over the next 4 years, under the following schedule, the first fifteen (15) months: C$50,000, Year 2: C$75,000, year 3: C$100,000 and year 4: C$175,000.
    3. e.Uragold has granted Fancamp a three and one half percent (3.5 %) Gross Metal Royalty on any gold production extracted from the 32 Claim block acquired by Uragold.
  1. 2.Fancamp and Uragold have signed aCovenant regarding the sale of Uragold shares held by Fancamp.
    1. a.Included in the Covenant is a Standstill agreement whereby Fancamp agrees not to sell any of its Uragold shares (“Standstill”) during a twelve (12) month period (“Standstill Period”) starting on the day of the issuance of the Uragold Units to Fancamp.
    2. b.The Covenant also includes a Change of Control Clause whereby in the event that a Change of Control event occurs at either Parties, then either the Fancamp Standstill Period will be automatically increased by thirty-six (36) months or a new thirty-six (36) months Standstill Period will start, or in the case that the change of control occurs at Uragold, then the standstill agreement will lapse.
    3. c.So long as Fancamp owns at least ten percent (10%) of the issued and outstanding Uragold Shares, Fancamp can have one nominee elected as a director to the Uragold board of directors.
  2. 3.Fancamp nominee Mr. Peter H Smith will join the Board of Uragold.

Peter H. Smith PhD, P.Eng. is a Director and founder of Fancamp Exploration Ltd. and is presently Chairman of the Board and President. He has been a Director of Fancamp Exploration Ltd. and its predecessor company, Fancamp Resources Ltd, since January 1986. He is presently a Director of Lamelee Iron Ore Ltd., since May of 2014 and served as a Director of Argex Titanium Inc. from October 2009 to May 2013. He has served as a Director of Litewave Corp. and St. Georges Platinum Base Metals Ltd. since January 2010, leaving the latter company in October 2010. He was a Director of Golden Hope Mines Ltd from May 1997 to August 2009. He is a member of the Ontario Order of Professional Engineers and is a former Director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.

  1. 4.Once Gold Mining operations have begun on the Claims purchased, Uragold will make a one-off cash payment of C$500,000 to Fancamp.
  2. 5.Pursuant to an agreement entered into between Fancamp and a private vendor as of December 12, 2005, the Vendor currently holds a one point five percent (1.5 %) net smelter return royalty affecting the Claims, of which one percent (1%) may be purchased at the sole discretion of Fancamp, or of Uragold as of the date hereof, for a payment of one million dollars ($1,000,000), (the “NSR Royalty”).

About Uragold Bay Resources Inc.

Uragold Bay Resources is a TSX-V listed Gold and High Purity Quartz exploration junior focused on generating free cash flow from mining operations. Our business model is centered on developing mining projects suited for smaller-scale start-up, (Capex < C$10M), that will generate high yield returns (IRR > 50%). Uragold will reach these goals by developing Quebec’s first placer mine in 50 years, the Beauce Placer Project developing and, in partnership with Golden Hope Mines, the Bellechasse-Timmins Gold Deposit.

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.

For further information contact

Bernard J. Tourillon, Chairman and CEO
Patrick Levasseur, President and COO

Tel: (514) 846-3271
www.uragold.com

Graphene is the Future of Tech and the Future is Here

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:37 AM on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Lomiko’s Cash and Investments Value Almost Exceed Its Market Cap

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 20, 2014 — Even though graphite companies have been ever increasing blips on investors’ radar screens over the past couple of years, the space got a massive visibility and validation boost when the already iconic Tesla Motors announced its planned lithium ion battery gigafactory to be completed by 2017 to support the demand for its new Tesla Model S. It’s partnering with Panasonic and initiatives by rival behemoths such as Samsung and others will undoubtedly add to the interest both for graphite and tech derivative graphene.

Without reciting readily available facts, the bottom line is that Tesla is projected to use 30k tons of battery grade spherical graphite derived from 102k tons of feedstock. At the moment, only 80k tons of the high-grade natural flake mineral necessary is being produced annually. And given that the cost per ton of synthetic graphite is roughly double that of natural flake, the future growth may well belong to the latter as more mines come on-stream.

“Investors need to understand that the impressive growth will ultimately come from graphite/graphene technology applications such as 3D printing,” stated A. Paul Gill, CEO of Lomiko Metals (TSX-V:LMR) (OTCQX:LMRMF) (FRANKFURT:DH8B). “Lomiko not only has first class mineral properties, but also intends to be an incubator of graphene technologies. The recent successful market debut of Graphene 3D Labs, of which LMR owns 11.23% or 4.4 million shares, has been a solid proof of concept that our aggressive plans to seek out the best opportunities deliver exceptional shareholder value.”

Considering there are more than 11,000 plus patents or patents pending for graphene technologies, the story just gets more compelling. Large companies such as General Electric and Lockheed-Martin and have also confirmed their interest in utilizing graphene technologies.

Credit Suisse forecasts that global 3D printing market revenues will reach almost $12 billion by 2020; it came in just over $2 billion in 2012. That represents annual growth of 20-30%. The retail consumer/small business market shows the largest growth potential with 100%+ year over year growth in 2013.

While financing for all companies is tough at the moment, LMR closed a $5.5 million financing in March 2014. As well, over the last nine months, the Company’s 100 % subsidiary, Lomiko Technologies, invested $350,000 for a stake in (with Graphene Labs) spinoff Graphene 3D Labs for a final ownership total of approximately 4.4 million shares.

GGG began trading on Aug 11th, 2014, and the shares rapidly hit $1.22 a share on Aug 13 2014, a rise of more than 800% on impressive volumes. The shares currently trade at about $0.95, evidencing the ongoing investor interest. For Lomiko, the collective math of the value of its stake following the GGG debut and recent financing should impress investors. Lomiko’s current market cap is a modest $10.25 million.

At $0.075 a share, investors in Lomiko are basically buying the cash and Graphene 3D Lab stake and getting the rest of the assets as a bonus.

Over and above the fact that Gill is a font of knowledge on all things graphite, graphene and the related technologies and applications, the way he has structured Lomiko is unique among peers. Is LMR a graphite miner? A tech company? An advocate for the economics and sustainability of natural flake graphite and graphene applications?

Yes.

Anyone who has linked to Gill or Lomiko on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or signed up for news directly from the Company will never have to wade through pedestrian information, but the latest and most relevant developments in the space. Given how fast moving developments are, investors who want to keep abreast should find LMR not only a great potential investment, but also an indispensable information resource.

Graphene 3D Labs has proprietary technology which management believes has the potential to bring 3D printing to the next stage of commercial development and create new markets. The company has two US patent applications pending for its technology.

Nobel Laureate Andre Geim discovered graphene in 2004. Simply put by Geim in a 2013 CNN interview:

Because of its range of extraordinary properties, people are considering using graphene in a myriad of different applications. For example, because graphene is so strong, people want to use it to reinforce plastics, making them conductive at the same time. Because it’s transparent and conducts electricity, people want to use it in applications like mobile phone screens, touch screens, TV screens and so on. People are also considering using it to go beyond silicon technology and make our integrated circuits even denser and speedier. Those are just few examples.

While the applications in 3D printing are impressive, there are several multi-billion dollar industries that will benefit from this alliance including the medical appliance market, biotech and super capacitors. RFID, smart packaging, ITO replacement, sensors, logic and memory are also areas where graphene will likely see exceptional growth.

Lomiko’s flagship property, the 3824 hectare Quatre Milles in Quebec continues to move ahead. The eastern portion has already been drilled. The exciting part is what was found in the West Claim Block in the July 2014 survey; 88 magnetic anomalies with no less than 23 high priority targets. These represent by far the best potential within the property, displaying the same size as the eastern anomalies but larger in number of targets. Since the Company can’t ignore the impressive potential of these findings, drilling is being stepped up within the 2014 plan. Lomiko’s cash position will fund the development.

If you want a pure graphite mining play there are lots of candidates. If you want one that is already diversifying revenue streams, positioning itself at the leading technology edge of this burgeoning space and can be had for what seems to be a ridiculously low price, kick Lomiko’s tires.

Lomiko trades at $0.06 with a market cap of $8.2 million.

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