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Durango Plans to Explore Silver Prospect $DGO.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:33 AM on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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  • Company has engaged its exploration team and is evaluating logistics for a sampling program on its wholly owned Dianna Lake Silver property located in northern Saskatchewan.
  • Marcy Kiesman, CEO of Durango, comments, “Durango is fortunate to have multiple properties positioned for discovery in its portfolio. With silver poised to be a top performing commodity for 2016, it is an exciting opportunity to explore an historic high grade project coupled with today’s new technology.”

Vancouver, BC / June 29, 2016 - Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that further to the news releases of March 22 and April 21,2016, the Company has engaged its exploration team and is evaluating logistics for a sampling program on its wholly owned Dianna Lake Silver property located in northern Saskatchewan.

Marcy Kiesman, CEO of Durango, comments, “Durango is fortunate to have multiple properties positioned for discovery in its portfolio. With silver poised to be a top performing commodity for 2016, it is an exciting opportunity to explore an historic high grade project coupled with today’s new technology.”

Additional details about the Dianna Lake property are on the website.

About Durango

Durango is a natural resources company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. The Company has a 100% interest in the Mayner’s Fortune and Smith Island limestone properties in northwest British Columbia, the Decouverte and Trove gold properties in the Abitibi Region of Quebec, and certain lithium properties near the Whabouchi mine, the Buckshot graphite property near the Miller Mine in Quebec, the Dianna Lake silver project in northern Saskatchewan, the Whitney Northwest property near the Lake Shore Gold and Goldcorp joint venture in Ontario, as well as three sets of claims in the Labrador nickel corridor.

For further information on Durango, please refer to its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

Marcy Kiesman, Chief Executive Officer

Telephone: 604.428.2900 or 604.339.2243

Facsimile: 888.266.3983

Email: durangoresourcesinc@gmail.com

Website: www.durangoresourcesinc.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This document may contain or refer to forward-looking information based on current expectations, including, but not limited to the purchase, development, completion of financing, commencement and completion of future exploration or project development programs and the impact on the Company of these events. Forward-looking information is subject to significant risks and uncertainties, as actual results may differ materially from forecasted results. Forward-looking information is provided as of the date hereof and we assume no responsibility to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. For a detailed list of risks and uncertainties relating to Durango, please refer to the Company’s prospectus filed on its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.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 Resources Commences Gold Hill Property Exploration $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:25 AM on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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  • Commenced initial exploration on its Gold Hill property located near Cranbrook, British Columbia
  • Property constitutes a significant portion of the Boulder Creek watershed and includes two main areas of significance known as the Big Chief and Gold Hill

CARDSTON, ALBERTA–(June 29, 2016) - American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) (“American Creek”) (“the Corporation”) is pleased to report that it has commenced initial exploration on its Gold Hill property located near Cranbrook, British Columbia.

The 100% owned Gold Hill property covers approximately 836 hectares and is located along the western edge of the Kimberly Gold Trend in the Fort Steele Mining Division near Cranbrook, BC. The property contains a significant portion of the Boulder Creek drainage, a headwater tributary of the Wild Horse River, considered to be one of the greatest gold rivers in the entire province. Gold rushes have taken place there since the 1860’s that have yielded 48 tonnes of reported gold, making it Canada’s 4th largest placer producer. The majority of the gold recovered from the Wild Horse was located along a 6 km stretch between Boulder Creek (upstream) and Brewery Creek (downstream). Early efforts by Cominco and others to locate the source of the Wild Horse placer gold led explorers up Boulder Creek to what is now called the Gold Hill property.

The Gold Hill property constitutes a significant portion of the Boulder Creek watershed and includes two main areas of significance known as the Big Chief and Gold Hill. Work conducted in 1937 by Cominco included driving 75 meters of adits and obtaining samples which included a 6.7 meter face sample that averaged 74 g/t gold, 67.5 g/t silver and 6.1% lead over the entire 1.5 meter drift width. The highest gold mineralization occurred in the hanging wall and footwall contacts. The gold market at the time did not support further work and the property has largely sat dormant over the years.

This initial phase of the 2016 exploration program will consist of locating all known workings, prospecting new areas of interest, geological mapping, and conducting extensive geochemical sampling in an effort to identify drill targets associated with the historic adits and the hanging wall and footwall contact areas that host the high grade gold.

The Corporation has also entered into a shares for debt arrangement with a contractor and has agreed to settle $50,000.00 of debt by issuing 625,000 common shares at a deemed price of $0.08 per share. The shares will be subject to a statutory 4 month hold period. This shares for debt arrangement is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.

Information relating to the Corporation is available on its website at www.americancreek.com.

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.

American Creek Resources Ltd.
Kelvin Burton
403 752-4040
info@americancreek.com
www.americancreek.com

Purevap(TM) Produces Pure Silicon Metal Material That Exceeds 1st Lab Threshold; Material Being Sent To 2nd Specialized Lab In United States For Detailed Analysis $UBR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:10 AM on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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  • Analysis confirms production of high purity silicon metal in all tests
  • Extremely low impurity levels exceed lab detection capabilities
  • Results Enter Project into next phase
  • Testing protocol moving forward

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(June 29, 2016) - Uragold (TSX VENTURE:UBR)(FRANKFURT:UGE)(OTC PINK:URAGD) is pleased to inform its shareholders that INRS – ETE (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Eau Terre Environnement) Laboratory in Quebec City has advised Uragold that the first batch of samples produced by the PUREVAP Quartz Vaporization Reactor (QVR) following restart (May 25, 2016 Press Release) have been analyzed.

ANALYSIS CONFIRMS PRODUCTION OF HIGH PURITY SILICON METAL IN ALL TESTS

Multiple surface readings were completed using a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) associated with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDX) on samples T6, T7 and T9. The analyses confirm production of High Purity Silicon Metal (Si) by the PUREVAP QVR during all of the tests but the final purity level in ppb (parts per billion) is yet to be determined.

EXTREMELY LOW IMPURITY LEVELS EXCEED LAB DETECTION CAPABILITIES

Of significant interest is the fact that 22 different readings of 100% Si were observed. This can be attributed to the fact the impurity levels of the samples are so low that they were below the impurity detection level of the method utilized by INRS – ETE (1,000 ppm). As such, the method used detected purity levels greater than 99.9% Si and were rounded up to 100%. This first pass analytical process confirms the ability of the PUREVAP process to create high purity silicon metal exceeding 99.9% and the samples will now been sent to a specialized laboratory in the United States to determine the precise purity levels of the Silicon Metal.

“We are encouraged by these results as they confirm our expectations of our PUREVAP™ process,” said Pierre Carabin, Director of Engineering of PyroGenesis. “We are looking forward to receiving the additional tests results from the specialized laboratory in the US. In the meantime, we continue to pursue our testing program.”

Bernard Tourillon, Chairman and CEO of Uragold stated, “These test results represent a significant milestone as one of the key goals of our project has been reached – the establishment of a high purity (99.9+%) baseline for the material produced by the reactor. Reaching our goal of transforming Uragold Quartz into Solar Grade Purity Silicon seems even more attainable.”

RESULTS ENTER PROJECT INTO NEXT PHASE

At the outset, theoretical modeling of the process indicated that transforming Uragold Martinville Raw Quartz into High Purity Silicon Metal was feasible. Today’s results now validate this. Therefore, the program is now moving beyond the metallurgical testing phase into an R&D program strictly focused on improving the PUREVAP QVR beneficiation capability for the express purpose of determining maximum purity and advancing to the pilot plant stage.

TESTING PROTOCOL MOVING FORWARD

The original test protocols called for any material that exceeded the lower limit of detection of the SEM-EDX to be further tested using Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) analysis. The Lab has advised the INRS that it lacked a High Purity Silicon Quality Assurance Standards for LA-ICP-MS analysis in order to validate results. Furthermore, because of contamination risk associated with the Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry testing, it was decided the material should be sent to a specialised laboratory in the US for neutron activation analysis (NAA) testing.

Testing Methodology:

The SEM-EDX analysis were completed at the INRS – ETE laboratory in Quebec City.

The scanning electron micrographs (SEM) USED are Carl Zeiss EVO® 50 smart SEM equipped with a range of imaging detectors, including: an Everhart-Thornley Secondary Electron Detector, for topographic image.

Backscattered electron (BSE) images allow the viewing of images in chemical contrast, depending of the mean atomic number of the specimen. The systems use a 4 Quadrant backscattered electron detector (QBSD).

The elemental analysis of the particles present on the surface is enabled by an energy dispersive X-ray spectrometry (EDS) Microanalysis System (model: Oxford Instruments, INCAx-sight EDS Detectors). This EDS is a Lithium drifted Silicon detector Si (Li). EDS can detect element from Beryllium (z=4) to Uranium (z=92). This detector must be operated at liquid nitrogen temperatures.

  • EDS Resolution: 133 eV.
  • Detection limits: 1,000 ppm

Settings used for the analysis: Accelerating voltage usually used is 20 kV, Working distance: WD: 8.5 mm for EDS analysis, for image in SE.

Sample preparation

  1. The samples were mounted on conventional 12.7 mm diameter aluminum stubs using double sided adhesive carbon discs. The all is clamped in a multi-stub holder.
  2. The samples were coated with a thin layer (20-30 nm) of conductive medium, such as gold, to increase conductivity and thus to minimise sample charge up.

Pierre Carabin, Eng., M. Eng., has reviewed and approved the technical contents of this press release.

About Uragold

Uragold Bay Resources is a TSX-V listed junior exploration company planning to become a vertically integrated and diversified High Value Specialty Materials Company. Uragold has announced plans to spin out its Beauce Gold Project – the largest placer gold deposit in eastern North America. Our Business model is focused on developing unique projects that can generate high yield returns and significant free cash flow within a short time line.

High Value Specialty Materials

In September 2015, PyroGenesis announced that it had filed for a provisional patent for the PUREVAP™ Quartz Vaporization Reactor (QVR) process, which it noted was able to produce silicon, at a lower cost, while generating less CO2 emissions than current processes.

On April 19, 2016, PyroGenesis announced that early test results of the PUREVAP™ QVR process have demonstrated that it can transform high purity quartz into silicon metal. The PUREVAP™ QVR validation program his now in its second stage whereby the operational parameters of the reactor are adjusted in order to achieve the transformation of Uragold Quartz into Solar Grade Purity Si.

Uragold, with its worldwide exclusive usage of PyroGenesis’ PUREVAP™ QVR, is endeavouring to become a vertically integrated Silicon Metal (98.5% Si), High Purity Silicon Metal (99.99% Si), Solar Grade Silicon Metal (6N Purity / 99.9999% Si) and/or Higher (9N Purity / 99.9999999% Si) producer.

The PUREVAP™ QVR process’s big advantage is its one step direct transformation of Quartz into High Purity Silicon Metal Solar Grade Silicon Metal and/or Higher Purity product, thereby potentially allowing Uragold to manufacture high value material for the same operating cost presently being paid by traditional producers to make Metallurgical Grade Si (98.5% Si) using the traditional arc furnace approach.

The Science Behind PyroGenesis PUREVAP™ QVR Process Is Solid:

  • Plasma arc based process can and has transformed High Purity Quartz into Mg Si.
  • Plasma arc based process can and is being used to purify Mg Si into higher value materials such as Sg Si.
  • Finally, refining Mg Si using an electron-beam furnace in a high vacuum-processing environment has proven the concept of the elimination of elements whose vapor pressures are higher than that of silicon.

What is unique and ground breaking is the combination of these three proven processes into one step.

A Green And Clean Company

Uragold, with its worldwide exclusive usage of PyroGenesis’ PUREVAP™ QVR will also be implementing a process to make Sg Si, which is estimated to generate 14.1 kg CO2 eq/Kg SG Si, versus the 54.0 kg CO2 eq/Kg SG Si of emissions generated by the Siemens process (90% of the present production process). This represents 75% fewer greenhouse gas emissions, which is justified by elimination of the emissions emanating from the use of chemicals, as well as, energy consumption from the additional purification step.

High Purity Quartz Properties

Uragold is also the largest holder of High Purity Quartz properties in Quebec, with over 3,500 Ha under claims. Despite the abundance of quartz, very few deposits are suitable for high purity applications. High Purity Quartz supplies are tightening, prices are rising, and exponential growth is forecast. Quartz from the Roncevaux property successfully passed rigorous testing protocols of a major silicon metal producer confirming that our material is highly suited for their silicon metal production.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements containing the words “may”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “continue”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “expect”, “in the process” and other similar expressions which constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s current expectation and assumptions, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, our expectations regarding the acceptance of our products by the market, our strategy to develop new products and enhance the capabilities of existing products, our strategy with respect to research and development, the impact of competitive products and pricing, new product development, and uncertainties related to the regulatory approval process. Such statements reflect the current views of the Company with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties and other risks detailed from time-to-time in the Company’s on-going filings with the securities regulatory authorities, which filings can be found at www.sedar.com. Actual results, events, and performance may differ materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements either as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.

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.

Uragold
Bernard J. Tourillon
Chairman and CEO
(514) 907-1011

Uragold
Patrick Levasseur
President and COO
(514) 262-9239
www.uragold.com

Paradox Public Relations Inc.
Carl Desjardins
(514) 341-0408

Nevada Energy Metals Acquires 73.6 Square Kilometres (28.4 Square Miles) Lithium Prospect $BFF.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:55 AM on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

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  • Acquired by staking the Humboldt Salt Marsh playa located in Dixie Valley, Churchill County, Nevada
  • Property consists of 911 claims covering 73.6 square km/28.4 square miles (7,363 hectares/18,194 acres) of salt marsh playa staked at a cost of approximately CDN$370,000

June 28, 2016 / Vancouver, British Columbia-Nevada Energy Metals “the Company” (TSX-V: BFF; OTCQB: SSMLF) (Frankfurt: A2AFBV) is pleased to announce that it has acquired by staking the Humboldt Salt Marsh playa located in Dixie Valley, Churchill County, Nevada. The property consists of 911 claims covering 73.6 square km/28.4 square miles (7,363 hectares/18,194 acres) of salt marsh playa staked at a cost of approximately CDN$370,000.

Of the seven characteristics favorable for the formation of a Lithium brine deposit as outlined in the USGS deposit model, all seven are found in Dixie Valley. The Lithium deposit model for Dixie Valley is a Clayton Valley style brine deposit.

Dixie Valley Overview

Dixie Valley is located in west central Nevada, about 160 km east northeast of Reno. The entire basin is about 98 km long and up to 16 km wide. Humboldt Salt Marsh occupies the central part of the playa and is about 10 km north-south and 6 km east-west.

Dixie Valley is home to a large and long-lived geothermal system that is still active. The Caithness Dixie Valley geothermal power plant is producing about 64 megawatts of electricity making it the largest geothermal power plant in Nevada. The active geothermal system extends about 30 km roughly north – south along the entire west side of the valley. The heat source appears to be simple very deep circulation into the crust and is not related to igneous activity.

Very little exploration work has been directed at Lithium in this area. Geothermal water in the basin contains up to 4.89 ppm Lithium and stream sediment samples from the adjacent Stillwater range show values to 80 ppm Lithium. Geologically, recent volcanic ash from the Long Valley Caldera (Bishop Tuff) and Mono craters are expected to be found within catchment area of the basin and within the basin fill sediments. One major productive horizon in the Clayton Valley brine field is thought to be Bishop Tuff deposited and preserved in the basin (Zampirro, 2004).

Dixie Valley is a closed fault-bounded basin having the lowest elevation point (1031 m, 3383 ft.) in the Northern Great Basin as measured on the Humboldt Salt Marsh playa. Given the valley has been a closed basin for at least 500,000 years and probably much, much longer, plenty of time has elapsed for evaporative concentration of Lithium bearing geothermal and surface water. The valley appears to be about 2,000 meters deep, primarily filled with poorly sorted coarse conglomerate, gravel, sand and silt with volcanic rocks, and tuff beds, and finer sediments in the lower third of the section (Blackwell et al, 2014).

The conceptual deposit model is as the basin went through multiple wet and dry periods, Lithium dissolved by deep circulating geothermal fluids or leached from local rock units by surface and near surface water, seeped into the basin where it was concentrated by evaporation. Heavier brines sink into the deeper levels of the basin or flow downward along tilted permeable beds, potentially forming subsurface pools of Lithium rich fluids. The process can be likened to an inverted oil field, with the target material being descending fluids caught in gravity traps instead of ascending fluids caught in the tops of structures. This model is somewhat akin to placer gold deposits wherein large areas of very low grade sources are concentrated into economic grades.

The Humboldt Salt Marsh project was acquired for staking cost without royalties and a 200,000 share payment to the locator.

The contents of this news release has been approved by Alan J. Morris CPG who serves as the project geologist and Qualified Person on the Teels Marsh West Project.

About Nevada Energy Metals: http://nevadaenergymetals.com/

Nevada Energy Metals Inc. is a well funded Canadian based exploration company who’s primary listing is on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company’s main exploration focus is directed at Lithium brine targets located in the mining friendly state of Nevada. The Company has recently completed (1) a 70/30 farm-out option JV on 77 claims in Clayton Valley, approximately 250m from the Rockwood Lithium mine, the only brine based Lithium producer in North America; (2) acquisition of 100% of the Teels Marsh West project (100 claims covering 2000 acres/809 hectares) in Mineral County, Nevada; (3) acquisition of 100% ownership of the Black Rock property (128 claims covering 2,560 acres/1,036 hectares) located in southwest Black Rock Desert, Washoe County, Nevada; (4) acquisition of 100% ownership in the San Emidio Project (155 claims, 3,100 acres/1,255 hectares) near Empire, Washoe County, Nevada; (5) the acquisition of the Alkali lake Project, 60% Option from Dajin Resources Corp. (191 claims covering 3,820 acres/1,558 hectares) in the Esmeralda County, Nevada.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Rick Wilson, President & CEO

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 contents of this news release.

Durango Identifies Pegmatite Outcrops In Nemaska Whabouchi South Property and Provides Corporate Update $DGO.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:54 PM on Monday, June 27th, 2016

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  • Identified pegmatite outcrops via satellite imagery
  • Will help to direct the upcoming work program for Whabouchi area properties.

Vancouver, BC / June 27, 2016 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO), (the “Company” or “Durango“) announces that further to the news release of June 23, 2016, Mr. Donald Theberge, P.Eng., M.B.A has identified pegmatite outcrops via satellite imagery which will help to direct the upcoming work program for Durango’s Nemaska Whabouchi area properties.

During Mr. Theberge’s compilation of information on Durango’s ground adjacent to and near the proposed Whabouchi Lithium Mine in Quebec, new satellite images were acquired which displayed outcropping of pegmatites on Durango’s properties.

Marcy Kiesman, CEO of Durango, comments, “We are pleased to see that additional pegmatite outcrops occur on one of our recently titled southern lithium properties in addition to the pegmatites which were already known on Durango’s claims. The upcoming work program will now include the newly titled claims called ‘Whabouchi South’ and ‘Lac Noir’ which are adjacent to Nemaska Lithium’s Whabouchi property and south of Durango’s NMX East claims in Quebec.”

Further to its news dated April 28, 2016, Durango advises that the proposed optionee of its NMX East properties did not confirm that it had completed due diligence to its satisfaction prior to the end of the sixty-day period specified in the term sheet (the “Term Sheet”). Consequently, management advised the proposed optionee that the Term Sheet is terminated. The proposed optionee of the NMX East properties claims that the Term Sheet is still in effect. While Durango disagrees, it is willing to continue negotiations with the proposed optionee in respect of optioning the 11 claims that were subject to the Term Sheet and will provide further details as they become available. In the meantime, Durango will be focusing its efforts on the other 38 titled lithium claims that it holds in the area.

Further to the news release dated June 22, 2016, Durango wishes to provide further disclosure on the proposed private placement (the “Financing”) as it is expected that some of the securities comprising the Financing will be distributed pursuant to the recently-adopted BC Instrument 45-536, which provides a prospectus exemption for certain securities distributions made through an investment dealer. As noted in the June 22nd news release, the Financing will be comprised of up to 2.5 million units (the “Non-Flow Through Units”) at a price of $0.10 per Non-Flow Through Unit and 2.5 million flow through units (the “Flow Through Units”) at a price of $0.125 per Flow-Through Unit, to raise gross proceeds of up to $562,500. The Company has not established any minimum offering size.

It is expected that all funds raised in connection with the Flow-Through Units will be used for exploration programs on Durango’s mineral properties in northern Quebec, including its Nemaska-area lithium projects and possibly its Trove and Decouverte properties. It is also expected that the funds raised in connection with the Non-Flow Through Units will be used for exploration programs on Durango’s Dianna Lake silver property in northern Saskatchewan and its Whitney NW property near Timmins, Ontario and also for general working capital. There is no material fact or material change about the Company that has not been generally disclosed.

The technical contents of this release were approved by Mr. Donald Theberge P.Eng., M.B.A., a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. The property has not been the subject of a National Instrument 43-101 report.

About Durango

Durango is a natural resources company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. The Company has a 100% interest in the Mayner’s Fortune and Smith Island limestone properties in northwest British Columbia, the Decouverte and Trove gold properties in the Abitibi Region of Quebec, and certain lithium properties near the Whabouchi mine, the Buckshot graphite property near the Miller Mine in Quebec, the Dianna Lake silver project in northern Saskatchewan, the Whitney Northwest property near the Lake Shore Gold and Goldcorp joint venture in Ontario, as well as three sets of claims in the Labrador nickel corridor.

For further information on Durango, please refer to its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

Marcy Kiesman, Chief Executive Officer

Telephone: 604.428.2900 or 604.339.2243

Facsimile: 888.266.3983

Email: durangoresourcesinc@gmail.com

Website: www.durangoresourcesinc.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This document may contain or refer to forward-looking information based on current expectations, including, but not limited to the purchase, development, completion of the Financing, commencement and completion of future exploration or project development programs and the impact on the Company of these events. Forward-looking information is subject to significant risks and uncertainties, as actual results may differ materially from forecasted results. Forward-looking information is provided as of the date hereof and we assume no responsibility to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. For a detailed list of risks and uncertainties relating to Durango, please refer to the Company’s prospectus filed on its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.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.

Uragold Annual Shareholder meeting results $UBR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:56 AM on Friday, June 24th, 2016

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June 24, 2016 / Montreal, Quebec, Canada – Uragold (TSX Venture: UBR) is pleased to report that all matters submitted to the shareholders for approval as set out in the Company’s Notice of Meeting and Information Circular, were approved at the Annual General and Special Meeting of the shareholders held on Wednesday June 22, 2016 in Montreal (the “AGM”).

Over 52,599,348 shares representing 42.31% of the 124,318,662 shares issued and outstanding as at the record date were voted.

Bernard Tourillon, Chairman and CEO of Uragold stated, “We extremely pleased with shareholders participation. This bodes very well for the future.”

RESULTS OF THE AGM VOTES

  1. 1.With over 99% of the vote in favor, the following persons were re-elected as directors of the Corporation, to hold office until the next Annual Meeting or until their successors are elected or appointed:
  • -Bernard J. Tourillon;-Patrick Levasseur;

    -Richard Mimeau;

    -Peter H. Smith;

    -Noelle Drapeau;

    -Robert Robitaille.

  1. 2.With 99.5% of the vote in favor, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, LLP, chartered accountants, were appointed auditors of the Corporation for the ensuing year.
  2. 3.With 99.4% of the vote in favor, shareholders approved the signature by the Corporation of the letter of intent and financing through convertible debenture private placements with Stone River Capital LLC (Stone River) or other entity defined by Stone River, approving the issuances of convertible debentures and the future issuances of common shares of the Corporation upon conversion thereof and the granting to Stone River or other entity defined by Stone River of an exclusive right to sell our High Purity Quartz, Si, Sg Si and/or Polysilicon in Asia (“Asia Exclusivity”) for a period of 20 years.
  3. 4.With 98.9% of the vote in favor, shareholders approved and authorized the creation of a control person in connection with and resulting from the issuances of convertibles debentures and the conversions thereof;
  4. 5.With 99.5% of the vote in favor, shareholders approved the spin out of the Gold assets by the Corporation into a separate company whereby the Corporation will transfer into a new company (Newco) all its gold assets including all gold properties, all gold claims and all interest or participation therein (gold assets), less the option between the Corporation and Golden Hope mines Inc and will return to its shareholders 80% of the shares and securities received from Newco in payment for all gold assets sold and transferred.
  5. 6.With 99.3% of the vote in favor, shareholders approved amending the articles of the Corporation in order to change the name of the corporation to Silicon Canada Resources Inc. / Les Ressources Silicium du Canada Inc. or such other name that could be acceptable to the Director of Corporate Affairs of Industry Canada and the Directors.

OPTION GRANT

The TSX-Ventures having approved the agreement between Uragold and Paradox Public Relations (Paradox), the Corporation has therefore granted Paradox an option to purchase 500,000 common shares of Uragold. The stock options are exercisable for a period of two years from the date of grant at an exercise price of $0.15 per share. The options vest over a twelve month period in equal amounts at the rate of 25 per cent per quarter.

Furthermore the Corporation has granted 100,000 stock options to an officer of the Corporation. The stock options are exercisable for a period of five years from the date of grant at an exercise price of $0.15 per share.

The options have been granted under and are subject to the terms and conditions of the Company’s Stock Option Plan.

About Uragold

Uragold Bay Resources is a TSX-V listed junior exploration company planning to become a vertically integrated and diversified High Value Specialty Materials Company. Uragold has announced plans to spin out its Beauce Gold Project – the largest placer gold deposit in eastern North America. Our Business model is focused on developing unique projects that can generate high yield returns and significant free cash flow within a short time line.

High Value Specialty Materials

In September 2015, PyroGenesis announced that it had filed for a provisional patent for the PUREVAPTM Quartz Vaporization Reactor (QVR) process, which it noted was able to produce silicon, at a lower cost, while generating less CO2 emissions than current processes.

On April 19, 2016, PyroGenesis announced that early test results of the PUREVAPTM QVR process have demonstrated that it can transform high purity quartz into silicon metal. The PUREVAPTM QVR validation program his now in its second stage whereby the operational parameters of the reactor are adjusted in order to achieve the transformation of Uragold Quartz into Solar Grade Purity Si.

Uragold, with its worldwide exclusive usage of PyroGenesis’ PUREVAP(TM) QVR, is endeavouring to become a vertically integrated Silicon Metal (98.5% Si), High Purity Silicon Metal (99.99% Si), Solar Grade Silicon Metal (6N Purity / 99.9999% Si) and/or Higher (9N Purity / 99.9999999% Si) producer.

The PUREVAP(TM) QVR process’s big advantage is its one step direct transformation of Quartz into High Purity Silicon Metal Solar Grade Silicon Metal and/or Higher Purity product, thereby potentially allowing Uragold to manufacture high value material for the same operating cost presently being paid by traditional producers to make Metallurgical Grade Si (98.5% Si) using the traditional arc furnace approach.

The Science Behind PyroGenesis PUREVAP(TM) QVR Process Is Solid:

  • -Plasma arc based process can and has transformed High Purity Quartz into Mg Si.-Plasma arc based process can and is being used to purify Mg Si into higher value materials such as Sg Si.

    -Finally, refining Mg Si using an electron-beam furnace in a high vacuum-processing environment has proven the concept of the elimination of elements whose vapor pressures are higher than that of silicon.

What is unique and ground breaking is the combination of these three proven processes into one step.

A Green And Clean Company

Uragold, with its worldwide exclusive usage of PyroGenesis’ PUREVAP(TM) QVR will also be implementing a process to make Sg Si, which is estimated to generate 14.1 kg CO2 eq/Kg SG Si, versus the 54.0 kg CO2 eq/Kg SG Si of emissions generated by the Siemens process (90% of the present production process). This represents 75% fewer greenhouse gas emissions, which is justified by elimination of the emissions emanating from the use of chemicals, as well as, energy consumption from the additional purification step.

High Purity Quartz Properties

Uragold is also the largest holder of High Purity Quartz properties in Quebec, with over 3,500 Ha under claims. Despite the abundance of quartz, very few deposits are suitable for high purity applications. High Purity Quartz supplies are tightening, prices are rising, and exponential growth is forecast. Quartz from the Roncevaux property successfully passed rigorous testing protocols of a major silicon metal producer confirming that our material is highly suited for their silicon metal production.

About Our Beauce Gold Project – Preparing To Be Spun Out To Unlock Value

The Beauce Gold Project is a unique, historically prolific gold field located in the municipality of Saint-Simon-les-Mines in the Beauce region of Southern Quebec. Comprising of a block of 37 claims 100% owned by Uragold Bay Resources, the project area hosts a six (6) km long unconsolidated gold bearing sedimentary units (a lower saprolite and an upper brown diamictite) holding the largest placer gold deposit in eastern North America. The gold in saprolite indicates a close proximity to a bedrock source of gold providing significant potential for further exploration discoveries.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements containing the words “may”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “continue”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “expect”, “in the process” and other similar expressions which constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s current expectation and assumptions, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, our expectations regarding the acceptance of our products by the market, our strategy to develop new products and enhance the capabilities of existing products, our strategy with respect to research and development, the impact of competitive products and pricing, new product development, and uncertainties related to the regulatory approval process. Such statements reflect the current views of the Company with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties and other risks detailed from time-to-time in the Company’s on-going filings with the securities regulatory authorities, which filings can be found at www.sedar.com. Actual results, events, and performance may differ materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements either as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.

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 Tel (514) 907-1011
Patrick Levasseur, President and COO Tel: (514) 262-9239
www.uragold.com

Or

Carl Desjardins, Paradox Public Relations Inc., Tel (514) 341-0408

Liberty Star’s CEO James A. Briscoe Updates the Hay Mountain Project $LBSR.us

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 2:40 PM on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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  • Drillers are on standby and the necessary paperwork is in hand
  • Company wants to get to Hay Mountain Drill Target One ASAP

TUCSON, AZ–(June 23, 2016) – Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. (“Liberty Star” or the “Company”) (OTCBB: LBSR) (OTC PINK: LBSR) is pleased to announce that Company CEO/Chief Geologist James A. Briscoe summarized exploration activity at the Hay Mountain Project over the weekend. The “Update on the Hay Mountain Project” was originally posted on the Liberty Star website on June 18 and shared on Agoracom.com that day.

Comments Mr. Briscoe: “While nothing in the update is brand new, it summarizes what we have found using well-established practices and new technologies in mining exploration. Our methodology offers reaffirming conclusions through different practices. In other words, we started with geochem as a baseline for finding targets which was confirmed and refined through geology, geophysics (ZTEM) and surface x-ray fluorescence (XRF instrumentation). It is my hope that the update clarifies our methodologies and conclusions. To that end, included in this summary are Internet links to various data that can also be found on our web site.

From CEO James A. Briscoe: Update on the Hay Mountain Project (Published June 18, 2016)

This is an exciting time for Liberty Star. I am ready, our field manager, Jay Crawford, is ready, the drillers are on standby and the necessary paperwork is in hand. We want to get to Hay Mountain Drill Target One ASAP.

As we have stated in numerous public reports, the data from geochem, geophysics and fieldwork with x-ray fluorescence for the Hay Mountain Project has been gathered and analyzed by me and other geosciences experts. I want to summarize and explain in simple terms what we have found and have reported previously:

  1. A viable target is indicated by our multiple geoscientific studies from the air and on the ground. This has been verified by independent geoscientists and follows the Lowell-Guilbert porphyry copper model.
  2. The presence of silicification and brecciated (broken) silicified limestone with leached capping, as well as breccia pipes with fluidized rounded clasts (fragments), characteristic of all porphyry coppers, but were unknown to the area prior to our fieldwork in the fall of 2015. These outcrops are occurring in the main porphyry copper alteration zone mapped according to the geochemical and geophysical studies.
  3. As recently as October/November 2015, field work with an x-ray fluorescence instrument (Niton XL3t Goldd+ XRF Analyzer from Thermo Fisher Scientific) has found high grade pods of copper oxide (malachite) emanating from oxidized chalcopyrite (“Recent Field Work at Hay Mtn Project,” 09/24/2015), which is the normal copper sulfide mineral in porphyry copper bodies in this region over the area where previously derived geochemical highs exist. Such surface covers about two linear miles where there is outcrop.
  4. We believe this disseminated copper is actually the top of the porphyry copper mineral body as detected by geochem and geophysics — and the geophysics trace it downward to approximately 6,000 feet below the current surface. We interpret it is the low-grade upper part of our target that is outcropping.
  5. Gold — Because the Lowell-Guilbert porphyry copper model was tested and verified on numerous porphyry copper deposits throughout the world, we know the center metals of the model and our terrain under study include iron (magnetite), potassium (as potassium feldspar) gold, and moly. Other disseminated metal rings form around the center. The following must be tested to be confirmed:
    1. We see the moly, lead and gold geochem values in vegetation at the porphyry center. It is possible the gold in the center could be occurring at the surface either as submicron (Carlin-style) or finely disseminated, but not submicron.
    2. Thus, gold could be minable at and/or near the surface and processed by heap leaching or other standard processes.

Because this is a hypothesis, it needs to be tested by drilling and sampling. This will be done, at least in part, by our planned drilling program. We have not yet ascertained whether the Hay Mountain land package possesses commercially viable deposits of copper, molybdenum, gold, silver, lead, zinc, manganese and other metals including rare earth elements, uranium and thorium but data to date suggests it does. We have not identified any ore reserves to date. We have no way of finding out any of this without drilling.”

[Originally posted: http://www.libertystaruranium.com/2016/06/18/ceo-james-briscoe-update-hay-mountain-project/]

“James A. Briscoe” James A. Briscoe, Professional Geologist, AZ CA
CEO/Chief Geologist
Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp.

About Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp.

Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties in the States of Arizona and southwest USA. The Company’s website address is www.libertystaruranium.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Some statements in this release may be “forward-looking statements” for the purposes of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In some cases forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “potential,” “continue” or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, and there are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors, risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 31, 2016, as updated from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, most recently in the Company’s Quarterly Report for the period February 1, 2016 to April 30,2016. The Company is not responsible for updating the information contained in this press release beyond the published date, or for changes made to this document by wire services or Internet services.

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Contact:
Agoracom Investor Relations
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or
Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp.
Tracy Myers
520-425-1433
Investor Relations
info@libertystaruranium.com

Fairmont Completes 150,000 Euro Deposit for Grabasa Asset Purchase $FMR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 1:05 PM on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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  • Deposit of 150,000 Euros paid by Fairmont to court in Spain with respect to Spanish Granite (Grabasa) assets acquisition
  • Discussions with potential lenders ongoing
  • Fairmont expects signed letter of intent for debt financing in the coming week
  • US market for dimensional stone, which includes granite and marble, was more than US$2.5 billion in 2014

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(June 23, 2016) - Fairmont Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FMR)(OTC:FRSSF)(FRANKFURT:F0O1) (“Fairmont“) is pleased to announce that a deposit of 150,000 Euros was sent by Fairmont and received by the court in Spain with respect to the Granitos de Badajoz S.A. (“Grabasa”) assets acquisition. This is in addition to the 60,000 Euros deposit made on behalf of Fairmont Resources by Eureka Consulting, previously announced in the Fairmont news release of March 21, 2016.

Discussions with potential lenders for the remainder of the acquisition are ongoing. Fairmont expects to receive a signed letter of intent for debt financing in the coming week.

As first reported by Aggregate Business Europe in the article titled, “Dynamic Start to 2016 for European Construction Equipment Sales” (http://goo.gl/8XlXvH), it quotes the Committee for European Construction Equipment stating an “encouraging opening period of 2016 was driven by the robust recovery of the French market, the continuation of the recovery in Southern Europe and the stability of the Western European market as a whole” in construction equipment sales. Fairmont sees this as continued positive signs in European construction recovery as well as for future demand for construction and renovation material including granite.

In the Winter 2015-2016 Gilbane Construction Economics Market Conditions in Construction report for the US, it is reported that “2015 is a breakout year for nonresidential buildings construction spending, expected to finish at 17% growth. With expected growth of more than 13% in 2016, the three year period of 2014-2016 could reach historic growth.” Fairmont sees this as a positive sign for granite and marble demand in the US. The US market for dimensional stone, which includes granite and marble, was more than US$2.5 billion in 2014, with more than $2.0 billion being dominated by imported material that would be a target market for GRABASA.

Michael Dehn, President and CEO Of Fairmont Resources stated, “This is an exciting opportunity for Fairmont to acquire one of the premier granite producing assets in Europe. Fairmont management sees additional opportunities to expand sales into worldwide markets without the requirement of expensive upgrades or facility expansions. Once all of the necessary financing is in place, Fairmont plans to move rapidly into selling existing granite inventory and recommencing production for continuing sales.”

About Fairmont

Fairmont Resources Inc. is a rapidly growing industrial mineral and dimensional stone company trading on the Toronto Venture Exchange symbol FMR.

Fairmont’s Quebec properties cover numerous occurrences of high-grade titaniferous magnetite with vanadium, with the Buttercup property having a permit to quarry dense aggregate. Where these occurrences have been tested they have display exceptional uniformity with respect to grade. Fairmont also controls three quartz/quartzite properties, with the Forestville property having independent end user testing confirming the suitability of quartzite from Forestville for Ferro Silicon production. Fairmont is also in the process of acquiring the assets of Granitos de Badajoz (GRABASA) in Spain which includes 23 quarries and a 40,000 square metre granite finishing facility that has produced finished granite installed across Europe.

Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on assumptions as of the date of this news release. These statements reflect management’s current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations. They are not guarantees of future performance. Fairmont cautions that all forward looking statements are inherently uncertain and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond Fairmont’s control. Such factors include, among other things: risks and uncertainties relating to Fairmont’s exploration program of its mineral properties and Fairmont’s limited operating history. Accordingly, actual and future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, Fairmont undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, Fairmont undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information.

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.

Michael A. Dehn
President and CEO
Fairmont Resources Inc.
Tel: 647-477-2382
michael@fairmontresources.ca
www.fairmontresources.ca

Doren Quinton
President
QIS Capital
Tel: 250-377-1182
info@smallcaps.ca
www.smallcaps.ca

Durango Engages Theberge to Oversee Nemaska Whabouchi Area Claims $DGO.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:52 AM on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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  • Recently engaged Mr. Donald Theberge, P.Eng., M.B.A to develop and supervise a work program for its Nemaska Whabouchi area properties

Vancouver, BC / June 23, 2016 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that Durango has recently engaged Mr. Donald Theberge, P.Eng., M.B.A to develop and supervise a work program for its Nemaska Whabouchi area properties.

On May 5, 2016, Durango reported the identification of pegmatites were discovered on Durango’ s property which is tied to Nemaska Lithium’s (TSX.V-NMX) proposed Whabouchi Lithium Mine. This pegmatite discovery was made by the analysis of the 43-101 Abigail Property report written for Tucana Lithium Corp. in 2011 by Donald Theberge, P.Eng. Mr. Theberge is now currently compiling information on Durango’s ground adjacent to and near the proposed Whabouchi Lithium Mine in Quebec for Durango.

Marcy Kiesman, CEO of Durango, comments, “In effort to position for discovery, Durango is extremely pleased to have Donald Theberge, P.Eng. lead the exploration program due to his extensive knowledge of the geology in the area and his past work experience with Nemaska Lithium. I firmly believe that having Mr. Theberge lead our exploration team is a significant advantage and a strategic step for Durango.”

Further to the news dated June 22, 2016, announcing a financing of up to 5 million units, part of the units comprising the financing will be distributed pursuant to British Columbia Instrument 45-536. There is no material fact or material change about the Company that has not been generally disclosed.

About Durango

Durango is a natural resources company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. The Company has a 100% interest in the Mayner’s Fortune and Smith Island limestone properties in northwest British Columbia, the Decouverte and Trove gold properties in the Abitibi Region of Quebec, and certain lithium properties near the Whabouchi mine, the Buckshot graphite property near the Miller Mine in Quebec, the Dianna Lake silver project in northern Saskatchewan, the Whitney Northwest property near the Lake Shore Gold and Goldcorp joint venture in Ontario, as well as three sets of claims in the Labrador nickel corridor.

For further information on Durango, please refer to its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

Marcy Kiesman, Chief Executive Officer

Telephone: 604.428.2900 or 604.339.2243

Facsimile: 888.266.3983

Email: durangoresourcesinc@gmail.com

Website: www.durangoresourcesinc.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This document may contain or refer to forward-looking information based on current expectations, including, but not limited to the purchase, development, financing, commencement and completion of future exploration or project development programs and the impact on the Company of these events. Forward-looking information is subject to significant risks and uncertainties, as actual results may differ materially from forecasted results. Forward-looking information is provided as of the date hereof and we assume no responsibility to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. For a detailed list of risks and uncertainties relating to Durango, please refer to the Company’s prospectus filed on its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.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 Reports That Tudor Gold Corp. has Commenced Drilling on the Electrum Property $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 5:14 PM on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

  • JV partner, Tudor Gold Corp. commenced exploration program on Electrum Property in the “Golden Triangle”
  • Electrum Project (includes historic East Gold Mine) is  approx. 25km south of Pretivm’s Brucejack Gold Mine

CARDSTON, ALBERTA–(June 22, 2016) - American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) (“American Creek”) is pleased to report that its JV partner, Tudor Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TUD) (“Tudor”) has commenced the 2016 exploration program on the Electrum Property in the “Golden Triangle” area of NW British Columbia 45km north of Stewart.

American Creek and Tudor recently entered into a joint venture agreement with Tudor holding a 60% interest and American Creek holding a 40% interest in the project. Tudor is the operator.

Past work on the property resulted in the discovery of extremely high grade gold, silver and electrum veins on surface and at depth (see American Creek website for details).

The Electrum Project (includes historic East Gold Mine) is located approximately 25km south of Pretivm’s Brucejack Gold Mine, near past operating mines including the Riverside, Scotty Gold, Granduc, Big Missouri and Silbak-Premier. The Electrum is road accessible and is only 45km from world class concentrate shipping port facilities located in Stewart. Also, a new power line running up the valley beside the Electrum property is now being constructed by Pretivm Resources.

American Creek Resources Ltd. is a Canadian junior mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral deposits within the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

Information relating to the Corporation is available on its website at www.americancreek.com

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