BLOK Technologies Provides Update on Greenstream Networks’ Cannabis Industry Technology

BLOK Technologies Inc. (CSE:BLK) (FRANKFURT:2AD) (“BLOK Tech” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on the development progress of its 100% wholly-owned subsidiary Greenstream Networks Inc. (“Greenstream”).  As the Canadian Government’s Cannabis Act bringing about the legalization of Cannabis comes into effect today, October 17, 2018, Greenstream is poised to provide a comprehensive […]

Mining Industry is “Starved for Capital,” Says Franco-Nevada CEO

It’s been an underwhelming year for gold, but David Harquail, CEO of Franco-Nevada (TSX:FNV,NYSE:FNV), sees better times ahead for the yellow metal. “It’s been a tough environment for gold. We’ve had almost every headwind possible with the US dollar, higher interest rates, tariff barriers and some issues at various projects,” he said at the recent Denver […]

The Future of Cannabis in the Retail Industry

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK LEGALIZATION COVERAGE Canada’s decision to legalize the recreational use of cannabis has allowed the rise of an emerging investment market. The cannabis public sector has become one of the most followed industries for investors.  As such, the Investing News Network brings investors a collection of stories on the critical transition and its […]

How Can You Stay Ahead of Competition in the Blockchain Industry?

Blockchain can be explained as an innovative technology that’s designed to transform the digital landscape. It was originally a decentralized ledger used for transactions in bitcoins. This ledger comprises various linked blocks of transactions in which an identical copy was meant to be stored on every computer that was part of this network. The changes […]

Untouched Riches: The Growing Mining Industry of Guinea

The mining industry of Guinea has historically been underexplored, creating an opportunity for graphite mining and more. The Republic of Guinea is one of the most mineral rich countries in the world, but it’s also subject to the challenges inherent to a poor nation in West Africa. Sitting on massive mineral reserves including the world’s […]

Is the Narrative of the Crypto Industry Changing? Ripple Exec. Says Yes

Cory Johnson said it first. Ripple and XRP are not the same things; XRP is not a security. And yet, the San Francisco-based company often finds itself repeating this information. The latest time came today, Monday, September 17th. Not only did the head of government and regulatory relations at Ripple today bring back the XRP […]

The Value of Vertical Integration in an Evolving Cannabis Industry

As cannabis and hemp companies across Canada work out their plans and strategies to survive and flourish in what promise to be extremely competitive markets, vertical integration in the cannabis industry is growing as a concept. Vertical integration is more than just a buzzword. In the cannabis industry, it is a strategy that can help […]

Challenges and Opportunity in Canada’s Recreational Cannabis Industry

It’s an exciting time for Canada’s legal cannabis industry, but it’s also a challenging one for emerging licensed producers (LPs). Canada’s impending legalization of recreational cannabis for adult use is finally imminent, but that doesn’t mean the country’s laws and regulations regarding the plant are set in stone. LPs across the country are racing to […]

International Miners in DRC Establish New Industry Body

International miners with assets in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have established a new industry body to engage the government on their concerns about the mining sector. The Mining Promotion Initiative (MPI) was launched by mining companies including top cobalt producer Glencore (LSE:GLEN), Ivanhoe Mines (TSX:IVN) and MMG (HKG:1208). The miners represented by the […]

Cannabis Industry Reacts to Ontario’s Retail Strategy

Following the Ontario provincial government’s announcement on how recreational cannabis will be sold once it becomes legal on October 17, the cannabis industry offered a variety of reactions. On Monday (August 13), Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government unveiled its approach to the sale of legal adult-use cannabis, saying it will offer consumers online-only service until the establishment […]

Trillion-Dollar Shipping Industry Betting Big On Blockchain

FN Media Group Presents Market Commentary In the United States shipping and logistics accounts for nearly $ 1.5 trillion each year. With networks of producers, shippers, and consumers coordinating to access products, inefficiencies are an inevitable industry reality. In an effort to address these problems, companies around the world are working to revolutionize shipping […]

The Evolution of the Modern Hemp Industry

Hemp was once America’s most important cash crop, and it’s quickly making a comeback in the 21st century. It’s not an exaggeration to say that the hemp industry helped build the early US into a global economic powerhouse. Hemp’s versatility in those colonial and postcolonial days was seen in its use in the maritime, clothing, […]