Neometals sale offer update

Neometals Ltd [ASX: NMT] announced that neither of its joint ventures in RIM have accepted that offer to purchase their 13.6% holding in the Mt. Marion lithium project within the offer period in the terms of the pre-emptive rights procedures under the Shareholders Agreement in respect of RIM.

Neometals is now entitled within the next 60 to dispose of its equity interest in RIM to a third party on terms no less favourable to Neometals than those offered to its joint venture partners. Continue reading

Eguana Technologies Brings in New Business Development Manager Amid Growing Demand

Eguana Technologies Inc. {TSX.V: EGT}, one of the technology leaders in power conversion and control systems for distributed energy storage, is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Steven Vaccaro to its business development team.
Mr. Vaccaro brings over 20 years’ experience in the solar and renewable energy sectors.
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Uranium Energy Corp Receives Aquifer Exemption Approval for its Burke Hollow

Uranium Energy Corporation {NYSE: UEC} announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 5,384-acre aquifer exemption request for the Company’s Burke Hollow Project in South Texas.

Burke Hollow is the third project to be developed as part of the Company’s hub-and-spoke strategy that is designed for low-cost in-situ recovery. Continue reading

Inovio Ebola Vaccine demonstrates robust immune responses in trial

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. {NASDAQ: INO}  announced  preliminary results from the expanded stage of its phase I study, EBOV-001.

The results across both stages of the trial, including both intramuscular and intradermal delivery, demonstrated that 95% (170/179) of evaluable subjects generated an Ebola-specific antibody immune response, with the mean antibody titer comparable or superior to those reported from viral vector-based Ebola vaccines. Continue reading

Avalon commences 2000 m drill program at Separation Rapids Lithium project

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. {TSX: AVL} announced that it has commenced a 10 hole, 2,000 metre diamond drilling program on its 100% owned Separation Rapids Lithium Project  near Kenora, Ontario.

The program is expected to be completed over the next 6-8 weeks, following which an updated resource estimate will be prepared. 

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Zenyatta – Sussex University Enhances Rubber Composites using Albany Graphene

Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. {TSX.V: ZEN) announced successful initial test results from research carried out by Dr. Alan Dalton at the University of Sussex, UK. using graphene converted from the Company’s high-purity Albany graphite.

Sussex University tested the use of Zenyatta graphene in rubber composite and emulsion applications. Continue reading