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Engineer-Attorney Brett Gross Named to Liberty Star Board of Directors

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 12:11 PM on Monday, October 20th, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz.–Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. (“Liberty Star” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: LBSR) is pleased to announce mining engineer, entrepreneur, consultant and attorney Mr. Brett Gross of Denver, Colo. has joined the Liberty Star Board of Directors. Mr. Gross is a longtime LBSR shareholder dating from the first year of its founding and helped fund the Hay Mountain ZTEM survey last year.

About Mr. Gross:

Mr. Gross is a mining engineer (BS, Ohio State University, 1982; MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1988; PE, Colorado and Alabama) and attorney (JD, University of Denver, 2001) with over 30 years of experience, both domestic and international. His work experience includes surface and underground mining operations, engineering, and delivery of construction mega-projects across multiple industrial and commercial markets, and the practice of law related to each of these sectors. Brett brings a combination of professional skills that benefits every aspect of Liberty Star’s business. Brett’s engineering career began at Virginia Tech, with research focused on rock mechanics and the stability of underground openings, particularly the phenomenon of “coal bumps” and “rock bursts,” and studying methods to monitor stress changes in the longwall barrier pillar during the onset of the active longwall face. The ensuing years of his career have been intimately involved with a broad spectrum of engineering, operations, management and project delivery. Since 2002, Brett has practiced law both in private practice and as in-house counsel, negotiating and closing complex deals with what today is among the largest and most successful engineering and construction firms in the United States.

Jim Briscoe, Liberty Star CEO and Chief Geologist, comments, “Brett has a mining background, innovative ideas and solid connections with investors who may be interested in funding Phase 1 drilling. He has held LBSR stock for many years, and shares the goal of increasing our stock’s value through concrete activities toward the development of Hay Mountain and other projects. He will bring another spectrum to the Board as a mining engineer experienced in both open pit and underground mines, entrepreneur mentality, business experience, and legal background applied to heavy construction and mining agreements and negotiations. A recent full day, intensive trip to the Company facilities and the Hay Mountain target and adjacent similar exposed mines a few weeks ago, reinforced his enthusiasm and faith in Liberty Star and careful approach to exploration and understanding of mines and mining. We believe Brett will be a giant addition to our Board of Directors and we look forward to having him on the team.”

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

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Stria Validates Its Pontax Lithium Mineralization as Feedstock for a Novel, Low-Cost, Environmentally Sustainable Chlorination-based Pilot Plant Process

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:03 AM on Monday, October 20th, 2014

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Oct. 20, 2014) - Stria Lithium Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SRA) (“Stria” or the “Company”) is pleased to report the completion of a dense media separation study (“DMS”) demonstrating the mineralogical quality of spodumene mineralization from its wholly-owned Pontax Lithium Project in the James Bay Region of Northern Quebec.

The mineralization will be used to feed Stria’s pilot plant using novel technologies for purification purposes. Pilot plant operations are scheduled for early 2015.

In April 2014, Stria conducted a surface sampling program at its Pontax property to collect 100kg of spodumene mineralization. The aim of the program was to demonstrate the mineralization was amenable to conventional processing techniques and; to validate that spodumene concentrate could be used with conventional DMS or gravity separation techniques to feed the proposed pilot plant.

Mineralogical and metallurgical testing was undertaken by SGS Canada at their Lakefield, Ontario facilities. It included sample preparation, head sample analysis, mineralogical analysis, heavy liquid separation (“HLS”) tests and the grindability characterization. Upon completion of the gravity separation tests, dense media separation and magnetic separation were conducted to improve the grade and recovery of the spodumene.

SGS reported that conventional HLS processes indicated the Pontax mineralization can generate an initial spodumene concentrate recovery of 53.9% Li grading at 6.03% Li2O. With fine portions added, the total spodumene concentrate is capable of achieving 94.9% Li purity.

Work continues at SGS using a small parallel flotation circuit to upgrade the middlings and to improve overall recoveries and lithium purity. HLS testing also demonstrated it was possible to reject 61% of the original mass as mainly silicate gangue with a resulting Li loss of only 5.1% of that mass.

“We are very pleased with these metallurgical test results,” said Stria President and Chief Operating Officer Julien Davy. “They confirm our Pontax spodumene mineralization is a viable feedstock for a planned 2015 pilot plant.

“Our next milestone will be to demonstrate our proprietary technologies – as we designed them – are capable of producing high grade Li-metal, Li-carbonate or Li-hydroxide products with significant economies realized within a low chemical consumption environment,” said Mr. Davy.

“The greatest cost in producing lithium compounds and products are attached to processing and purification. Stria’s business model holds a ‘technology-first’ bias aimed at building a disruptive, competitive advantage into both our spodumene and brine operations,” Mr. Davy added.

About Stria Lithium Inc.

Stria Lithium (TSX VENTURE:SRA) owns the Pontax spodumene lithium property in Northern Quebec and the Willcox brine lithium property in southeastern Arizona. As announced in January 2014, Stria is developing proprietary, in-house processing technologies for both projects with the purpose of reducing processing costs on an environmentally sustainable basis.

Stria’s technologies, based on recovering lithium metal directly from mineralization and from brine liquids, will be more efficient, will require fewer controls, less chemistry and require less energy from compact facilities designed to enable easy automation.

Qualified Person: This news release has been reviewed and approved by Mr. Julien Davy, P.Geo., M.Sc., MBA, President and COO of Stria and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101 Guidelines.

Forward Looking Statement – Disclaimer

This news release may contain forward-looking statements, being statements which are not historical facts, and discussions of future plans and objectives. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove accurate. Such statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those anticipated or projected. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s expectations are in our documents filed from time to time with the TSX Venture Exchange and provincial securities regulators, most of which are available at

Stria Lithium Inc.
Mr. Julien Davy
President and COO

Uragold Bay Resources Conducts Silicon Metals Education Series – Vol. 1

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:29 PM on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014


Welcome to our silicon metals series, a production of AGORACOM in which we aim to educate our viewers about the newly minted market for silicon metals. With us today is Patrick Levasseur, President, COO and Director of UraGold Bay Resources.

High Purity Silica (HPS) and Silicon Metal are key strategic minerals with applications in high-tech industries that include semiconductors, LCD displays, fused quartz tubing, microelectronics, solar silicon applications and recently, Silicon Anode Lithium Batteries.

Uragold Bay Resources is a Gold and High Purity Quartz exploration junior focused on generating free cash flow from mining operations. The company’s 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%.

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Rob McLeod, President and CEO of IDM Mining (IDM.T) Goes “Beyond the Press Release”

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:19 PM on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

In the latest episode of our “Beyond the Press Release” show, George and Allan spoke with Rob McLeod, President and CEO of IDM Mining (IDM.T). Watch the show to hear them discuss Rob’s family history in mining, and learn more about the Red Mountain gold project near Stewart, BC.

Red Mountain is located in a world renowned area for high grade gold mines, IDM Mining has been very active lately raising money for aggressive work on the project, and are going to have drill results out shortly. We are always promoting doing your homework on high quality companies, and this show gives you a great leg up on doing that homework on a dynamic gold company.

Uragold And Fancamp Sign Final Agreement Regarding The Acquisition Of 32 Claims Covering The Section Of The 6.5 Km Long Historical Beauce Paleoplacer Gold Channel Not Owned By Uragold

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:58 AM on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Montreal, Quebec / October 8 2014 / Uragold Bay Resources Inc. (“Uragold”) (TSX Venture: UBR) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive written Agreement with Fancamp Exploration Ltd. (“Fancamp”) (TSX Venture: FNC) regarding the acquisition of 32 claims encircling Uragold’s Beauce Placer Gold Project located in the municipality of Saint-Simon-les-Mines in the Beauce region of southern Quebec.

Uragold’s original Beauce paleoplacer project, 5 claims situated between the Rang Chaussegros and the Rang Gustave, covered only twenty-six percent (26%) of the length of the paleo-placer gold channel. When the transaction closes, Uragold’s claim block will cover the full 6.5 km long paleo-placer gold channel.

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Figure 1. This figure shows the paleo-placer identified by Beauce Place Company in 1959 (Orange); Uragold’s original Beauce Claims (Blue); mineralized zones where Uragold delineated an Inferred Resource in March 2014 (Thick Orange); and the Fancamp Claims subject to the Letter of intent (Red).

The Beauce Placer Project Overview:

The property is located southeast of Beauceville and 3 km northeast of Saint-Simon-les-Mines, in the Gilbert River Valley (in the Appalachians of southern Quebec) where the discovery of an egg-sized gold nugget in the river sands was made in 1846. News of this find attracted hundreds of prospectors who panned just about every stream, brook and river in the area. Two of the largest recorded gold nuggets found in Canada came from the Gilbert River, in areas now covered by Uragold. In 1866 J. Kilgour found a nugget weighing 52 oz. on the north branch of the Gilbert River; and in 1867 Mr. MacDonald found a nugget weighing 45 oz. in the same general area.

By 1880, the profitable properties were taken over by larger mining companies, and gold was mined intermittently in various tributaries of the Chaudiere River (into which the Gilbert River flows). Unfortunately, legal challenges between the old Seigneurial rights owners, landowners and the Mining Companies created such a hindrance to the development of gold projects in the region that almost all work stop by 1900. The result was that prospectors and the mining Companies moved their attention elsewhere in Quebec and in Canada.

In 1957, Mr. M. J. Boylen formed the Beauce Placer Mining Company. The Company drilled the area to estimate the volume and gold content of the buried placers. By 1959, they had defined a drilled historical resource of 168,952 Au oz (12,978,710 m3 @ 0.405 g/m3) (June, 1959 – GM08785) on a paleo-channel striking from the Rang St-Charles through to Rang Delery, Rang Chaussegros, Rang St-Gustave all the way to Rang 6. Parts of the paleo-channel were mined from 1959 to 1964 using dragline and dredging operations. Some of this mining was conducted, on the western part of the Original Uragold Property. Despite a significant production of 56,000 oz. gold, the operations ceased somewhere in 1963/4 because of technical problem.

On the section of the deposit previously mined by The Beauce Placer Mining Company, the unpublished gold production data for the dredging and drag line operation from 1959 to the early 1960s and their 1958-59 exploration reports mentioned that:

This infers that the actual gold grade recovered during dredging was roughly six times (x6) the suggested grade derived from the Beauce Placer Mining Company drilling programme.

This point was emphasised by Rose (1959) who in relation to the proposed dredging by the Beauce Placer Company at the time stated: -

“…Gold obtained in the drill samples has been coarse and in a number of holes small nuggets were found. In estimating volumes and values these nuggets have been included. When the gold is coarse it usually follows that actual dredging recoveries are higher than the drill estimates.”

In March 2014, the Uragold technical team concluded, after having reviewed all the technical data available derived from 30 boreholes (7 recently drilled sonic boreholes and 23 historical boreholes from work done in the 80′s) located only on Uragold original claim blocks, that there was enough recent and historical information to disclose an Inferred Polygonal Resource on the Claims block controlled by Uragold.

Following the signature of the letter of intent with Fancamp, the Uragold technical team reviewed all the technical data available derived from 90 boreholes now located on the new Uragold claim blocks (7 recently drilled sonic boreholes and 83 historical boreholes from work done in the 80′s). From this recent and historical information, a new historical Polygonal Resource was calculated, and a new resource potential was estimated for the Beauce Placer.

It must be emphasised that any grade/ tonnage calculation at the Beauce Project will be fraught with difficulty. Key amongst the problems with the Beauce (and many other gold projects) is ore grade variability. The grade can and will change from almost nothing to a value of several grams per cubic metre within a very short distance.

Due to the nugget effect and the clear disparity between drilled and mined gold grades at the Beauce, the Uragold technical team believes that gold volumes contained in the deposit will be larger than indicated by the historical drilling. However, until the completion of additional drilling that can validate the historical data, the only way to quantify and divulge the historical information, while taking into consideration the nugget effect, is to look at the historical Polygonal Resource as a guideline for a new potential exploration* target range.

Making the assumption that recovered gold could be up to six times (x6) the historical Polygonal Resource figure (as per the data derived from the historical mining figures) suggests that the gold potential for the entire deposit now controlled by Uragold could 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.

*Potential quantity and grade are conceptual in nature, there has been insufficient exploration to define a mineral resource and it is uncertain if further exploration will results in the discovery of a mineral resource.

All information such as resources estimates and grades herewith presented is historical in nature and while relevant, the information was obtained before the implementation of National Instrument 43-101 and as such does not meet National Instrument 43-101 reporting standards. The historical estimate should not be relied upon until the Company can confirm them.

While the presence of significance quantities of visible (placer) gold in the region is a fact, the source/s of these gold showings has not yet been identified. Studies by Uragold of the auriferous basal till and the underlying saprolite suggest a close proximity source of gold, and since the acquired claims cover an extensive area of the Gilbert river valley this increases the chances that the unknown Bellechasse / Timmins type deposit mentioned in our March 27, 2014 press release will be found on Uragold claims.

Subject to regulatory approval, the Uragold and Fancamp definitive agreement transaction contains the following salient points:

  1. 1.Uragold will acquire the 32 claim block contained in the Appalachian Properties that surrounded the Uragold Beauce Property (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.
  1. 2.Contemporaneously with the signing of the definitive Agreement:
    1. a.Uragold will make cash payment of C$25,000 to Fancamp within six (6) months of the Signing of the definitive Agreement.
    2. b.Uragold will finance C$400,000 worth of exploration work on the Claims over the next 4 years, under the following schedule, Year 1: C$50,000, Year 2: C$75,000, year 3: C$100,000 and year 4: C$175,000.
    3. c.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.
  2. 3.Fancamp and Uragold have signed a Covenant 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.
  3. 4.Fancamp intends to nominate Mr. Peter H Smith to the Uragold Board.

Peter H. Smith PhD, P.Eng. is a Director and founder of Fancamp Exploration Ltd. and is presently Chairman of the Board and interim 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. 5.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. 6.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”).

The transaction is also subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, approval that requires the filing of an updated NI43-101 compliant technical report on the Beauce Property.

Mr. Vivian Stuart-Williams, SACNASPS, working under Special Authorization #290 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.

Patrick Levasseur, President and COO of Uragold stated that: “This signature of a final agreement is another significant step being undertaken by Uragold. This acquisition is changing the whole dynamics of the Beauce Paleo-placer Gold project, as it significantly increase the size and scope of our project.” Mr. Levasseur went on to add: “We are extremely pleased to have been able to conclude such a transaction with Fancamp Exploration Ltd., a Canadian junior mineral exploration company that is evolving into a holder of shares in partner companies and royalties on near-term producing mines. Lastly, the addition of Peter Smith to the board of Uragold, an experience project developer, is another very positive development for the Corporation.”

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

KWG Extends Option Notice

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:12 AM on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014


TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Oct. 1, 2014) - KWG Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:KWG) (FRANKFURT:KW6), (“KWG”) announces that by mutual agreement of the parties, KWG and Bold Ventures Inc. (“Bold”) have extended by 30 days, to October 30, 2014, the deadline by which KWG must provide Binding Notice 2. Pursuant to the Option Agreement between KWG and Bold, Section 3.1 provides that KWG must provide Binding Notice 2 by September 30, 2014 that it intends to make the $700,000 option payment due February 7, 2015 under the KWG/Bold Option Agreement and expend an aggregate of $8,000,000 on the property by March 31, 2015. If the Binding Notice 2 is not delivered, the Option is terminated.

About KWG: KWG has a 30% interest in the Big Daddy chromite deposit and the right to earn 80% of the Black Horse chromite where resources are being defined. KWG has also acquired patent interests, including a method for the direct reduction of chromite to metalized iron and chrome using natural gas. KWG also owns 100% of Canada Chrome Corporation which has staked claims and conducted a $15 million surveying and soil testing program for the engineering and construction of a railroad to the Ring of Fire from Exton, Ontario.

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.

Shares issued and outstanding: 777,842,468

KWG Resources Inc.
Bruce Hodgman

Liberty Star CEO to Visit East Asia for Naru Capital Roadshow Showcasing Copper-Gold-Moly Hay Mountain Project

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 1:45 PM on Monday, September 29th, 2014

September 29, 2014 01:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time

TUCSON, Ariz. –Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. (“Liberty Star” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: LBSR) is pleased to announce CEO/Chief Geologist James A. Briscoe will travel to Hong Kong, Japan and Korea in November to meet with potential investors to fund the Hay Mountain Project (“Hay Mountain”) Phase 1 drilling program and further development funding. Naru Capital (“Naru”) has also requested Briscoe present the Mine Finders training program on a roadshow planned for Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and UAE.

According to Naru’s representative, “We have successfully established relations with [potential] investors in Hong Kong who are significantly experienced in mining and thereby appreciate the risk-reward ratio of a greenfield project such as Hay Mountain. In the Middle East, we will be sourcing sophisticated [potential] investors who have been vetted to ensure an interest in early stage opportunities and who would ideally benefit immensely from the Mine Finders program. Based on the interactions between our team and the [potential] investors over the last few weeks, we anticipate good meetings to be held in Hong Kong….Potential meetings in Japan and Korea can be conducted face to face due to the proximity to Hong Kong.”

Briscoe is still in substantial contact with interested parties from the Middle East introduced to Liberty Star during Naru’s first Middle East Roadshow. As part of the second Naru Roadshow Briscoe will continue meetings with these potential investors and begin meetings with new prequalified contacts from Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and UAE. It is yet to be determined if Briscoe will travel to the Middle East for a second time. The presentations may be conducted by GoToMeeting computer meeting exchange, which allows up to 25 participants to view presentations on their computers anywhere in the world simultaneously.

States Briscoe: “We continue our pursuit of a suitable deal for Phase 1 drilling at Hay Mountain. The Mine Finders training program has remained of great interest to multiple contacts from my travels to Saudi Arabia, Oman and Turkey in June. We also have as many as three domestic groups that have expressed interest in investing in developing Hay Mountain. We will work on not only obtaining funds for Phase 1, but looking to future development funding capability as well.”

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

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this news release that are not historical are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release include all our planned drilling program and our planned trip to Asia. Factors which may delay or prevent these forward-looking statements from being realized include: the failure of our proposals to be accepted; we may not be able to raise sufficient funds to complete our intended exploration, keep our properties or carry on operations; and an inability to continue exploration due to weather, logistical problems, labor or equipment problems or hazards even if funds are available. Even if our proposal is accepted, we may not be able to carry out the Mine Finders program as contemplated. Despite encouraging data there may be no commercially exploitable mineralization on our properties. Readers should refer to the risk disclosures in the Company’s recent 10-K and the Company’s other periodic reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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Tracy Myers, 520-425-1433
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St Greorges Platinum Signs Option Agreement with Exploration Khalkos Inc.

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:08 AM on Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Montreal, Quebec /September 25, 2014 / St-Georges Platinum & Base Metals ltd (OTCQX: SXOOF) (CSE: SX) (FSE: 85G1) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the exclusive rights to the Poissons Blancs Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Property in Quebec from Khalkos Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:KAS).

The Poissons Blancs Property

The property consists of 93 contiguous mineral claims for a total area 5225 hectares located in the Saguenay Lac St-Jean region. The deposit was discovered in the 1970′s with most exploration work carried out at the end of the 1980′s. It is deemed to contain historic resources of 5.9 million tonnes at a grade of 0.21% Nickel, 0.11% Copper and 0.03% Cobalt (non-NI 43-101 compliant).

To acquire the Poissons Blancs property, St-Georges Platinum agreed to issue 800,000 shares of its capital over a period of 4 years starting in the Fall of 2015. Furthermore St-Georges agreed to transfer to Exploration Khalkos Inc. the Cooper Lake Project (Villebon East) which is comprised of 9 mineral claims in Abitibi, Quebec.

The parties agree to establish the commercial value of the Cooper Lake Claims and the Poissons Blancs Property at CAD450,000 each. A 1.0% NSR in favour of each company was assigned to their respective properties, the latter being exercisable at any time and half of the royalty can be purchased for the sum of CAN $500,000. St-Georges will establish an exploration strategy for this project and will be planning some exploration work for next spring and summer.


Julie Nickel-Copper-Cobalt & PGE Project

The Company has initiated permitting for a medium size drilling campaign along the section of its project referred to as the Julie Corridor. Samples from the fall 2013 surface campaign (channel cuts and surface drill cores) will be ready for lab analysis later this fall. St-Georges’ geological team is planning a campaign in two phases aimed at maximizing the project value. The first phase would be limited to a shallow drilling campaign targeting the 1.8 km corridor mineralized at surface. The goal of this campaign is to test for nickel mineralization at depths of maximum 50 meters along the 1.8 km target zone.

A second drilling and mapping phase of larger magnitude is planned to follow in early spring of 2015.

Isoukustouc Project

The Company is reviewing its options for Isoukustouc. Different groups have shown interest and limited due diligence has been initiated. At this time there is no serious discussions regarding either a sale, option or Joint-Venture on this project and the Company is still entertaining any third party proposal that would bring value to its shareholders.

Zambian Copper-Cobalt Acquisition

The Company is still involved in negotiations to acquire one or more large projects in Zambia near or in production. Different local vendors have shown renewed interest to enter a beneficial agreement with St-Georges but the Company’s management considers these discussions as “early-stage” and cannot comment on when or if they will have a positive conclusion in the short term.

Robert Gagnon, P.Geo is the independent qualified person who reviewed the geological information contained in this press release.


“Joel Scodnick”

Joel Scodnick, P.Geo

Vice-President Exploration

About St-Georges

St-Georges is a Platinum-Palladium & Nickel explorer with projects in the Province of Quebec, Canada. Headquartered in Montreal, the Company’s stock is listed on the CSE under the symbol SX, on the OTCQX under the Symbol SXOOF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 85G1. Its Flagship project is the Julie Nickel-Cobalt & Platinum Project on Quebec’s North Shore near the deep-seaport town of Baie-Comeau.

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of the contents of this release.

INTERVIEW: Garibaldi (GGI: TSX-V) discusses surface sampling which recently returned high-grade silver up to 8,000 g/t Ag + high-grade gold up to 52.6 g/t Au

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:56 PM on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014


  • $1.7 million in working capital as per latest financials (Apr 30)
  • Attractive share structure
  • no warrants, no major financings since 2009
  • Drilling in progress – strong news flow from Mexico and B.C.

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CLIENT FEATURE: Garibaldi (GGI: TSX-V) Surface sampling recently returned high-grade silver up to 8,000 g/t Ag + high-grade gold up to 52.6 g/t Au

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:02 AM on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014


  • $1.7 million in working capital as per latest financials (Apr 30)
  • Attractive share structure
  • no warrants, no major financings since 2009
  • Drilling in progress – strong news flow from Mexico and B.C.


  • Synergistic mix of business, market & geological expertise
  • Drilling underway at La Patilla Gold Property (high-grade targets) plus multiple drill-ready targets at 3 district-scale projects in Mexico
  • Largest landholder (262km2) among juniors in Sheslay Cu – Au porphyry discovery area at top of B.C’s Golden Triangle



Through the strength of its geological team and the use of cutting- edge technology and proprietary data, Garibaldi has built a foundation for lasting success in Mexico:

  • GGI continues to accurately pinpoint the most prospective targets for potential new discoveries in large, district-scale land packages
  • Project value is being cost-effectively unlocked
  • Financial strength is being built (i.e., sale of Temoris option, current Tonichi pilot coal program generating royalty income)

La Patilla Project

  • First-ever diamond drilling at the La Patilla gold property in Sinaloa state has returned highly encouraging gold values near-surface, including an interval grading 10.4 grams per tonne gold over 8.5
  • Five of six holes drilled to test the La Patilla vein system intersected broad zones of mineralization along 75 metres of strike length to depths of approximately 50 metres

Rodadero North Project

  • Drilling along almost 100 meters of strike length has returned significant high-grade silver intersections within 50 meters of surface, and mineralization remains open in all directions;
  • SE-14-03 intersected 1,935 g/t Ag (62.2 oz/t) between 4 and 5 meters’ depth while the most recent hole (SE-14-06) – the farthest step-out from previously reported discovery hole SE-14-01 – has produced the widest mineralized intercept to date;
  • Surface sampling at three target areas immediately southeast and east of Silver Eagle has returned high-grade silver (up to 8,000 g/t Ag) in addition to high-grade gold (up to 52.6 g/t Au) as explained further in this update;
  • As Garibaldi commences a second round of drilling at Silver Eagle, the total number of mineralized target areas within the 45 sq. km Rodadero North Project has increased from eight to 11.
  • Phase 2 diamond drilling continues, surface sampling results from mineralized outcrops indicate continued high silver values in addition to a significant increase in base metal content (up to 14.9% lead and 1.8% zinc) 1.5 km to 3 km south of discovery hole SE-14-01.


  • Successful exploration methods developed in Mexico are now being adopted to rapidly advance the company’s 100%-owned Grizzly Property
  • Multiple targets are being identified over 15 km from Grizzly West to Grizzly Central
  • GGI is the largest landholder among juniors in this highly prospective, under-exploited new Cu-Au porphyry discovery area in prolific Stikine Arch
  • Recently announced that it has acquired two highly prospective Cu-Au porphyry properties within the Stikine Arch

Red Lion

  • The Red Lion prospect, comprising 35 sq. km, is located 60 km south of AuRico Gold’s Kemess mine and adjoins the Kiska Metals’ Kliyul Cu-Au porphyry project under option to Teck Resources Ltd. The Red Lion shows extremely strong Cu-Au stream sediment geochemistry in both Government Regional Geochemical Survey responses and follow-up proprietary surveys. Access and infrastructure at Red Lion are excellent with the powerline to the Kemess South mine only three km away.

Mount Sister Mary (MSM)

  • The MSM prospect, comprising 58 sq. km, is located approximately 50 km northeast of Imperial Metals’ Red Chris mine and is underlain by similar Triassic and Jurassic volcanic and plutonic rocks. Government Regional Geochemical Survey responses confirm prior assessment work in which at least eight Cu-Ag-Au showings have been documented on the property.

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