Mineworx Has granted 3.6 million stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants

   Mineworx Technologies Ltd.{CSE: MWX}

Has granted an aggregate of 3.6 million stock options to directors, officers, employees and various consultants of the company.

The options are at an exercise price of 10.5 cents per share and valid for a period of five years from the date of the grant, subject to vesting provisions. Continue reading

Barkerville Gold acquired by Osisko Gold Royalties for a 44% premium

   Barkerville Gold {TSX.V: BGM}

Has been acquired by Osisko Gold Royalties in an agreed deal.

Under the terms of the arrangement, each shareholder of Barkerville (excluding Osisko) will receive 0.0357 of a common share of Osisko for each share of Barkerville held. The exchange ratio implies consideration of 58 cents per Barkerville share. Continue reading

Strongbow’s Cornish tin mine threatened by proposed new housing development

   Strongbow Exploration {TSX.V: SBW}

An application to build new housing at South Crofty in Cornwall could threaten Strongbow Exploration’s plans to reopen the former tin mine adjoining the development land.

The local council will likely oppose the housing development due to the employment prospects the new mine would provide to the local community. Continue reading

Strongbow Exploration to benefit from the switch to ethical tin mining

   Strongbow Exploration {TSX.V: SBW}   

Was featured in the Industry News Review website, highlighting that ethical sourcing was leading to a revival of the Cornish tin industry, pioneered by Strongbow Exploration.

CEO Richard Williams explained that mining from ethical sources was becoming more important in today’s hi tech world, where tin is used for solder in devices. Continue reading

Oil price set to rise after attack on Saudi oil facilities


The price looks set to rise on Monday when oil trading markets reopen following drone attacks claimed by Yemeni Houthi rebels on Abqaiq, Saudi Aramco’s largest plant, and a lesser attack on the Khurais oilfield.

This is an escalation of the Yemeni proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and the consequences could be severe if Iran is blamed. Continue reading

Strongbow Retains Royalty Interests in Mactung and Cantung Tungsten Projects

Strongbow Exploration Inc. (TSX.V: SBW)

Reported that, pursuant to receipt of disinterested shareholder approval at its recently  AGM, it has concluded the agreement (the “Royalty Purchase Agreement”) with Osisko Gold Royalties for the settlement of a $1,500,000 loan to the Company in return for the transfer of a royalty on Westhaven Ventures Inc.’s Shovelnose property

The loan was granted to Strongbow in 2016 for the purpose of purchasing royalties on the Mactung and Cantung tungsten projects: Continue reading