Resource Big News Roundup: Maxtech Initiates 2019 Vanadium Exploration Program in Quebec; Manganese X Earns 100 percent Interest in the Battery Hill Houlton; Montan Mining Agrees to Acquire the Greater Las Huaquillas Project in Northern Peru

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) saw significant volatility alongside the rest of the global markets. Following a sharp dip on Thursday, the index opened stronger on Friday with a four percent increase in oil prices. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, saw parallel activity to the TSX, with a better recovery on […]

Vanadium Prices to Stay High on “Fundamental Tightness”

While popular commodities like gold and silver have struggled to retain any price growth in 2018, one resource in particular has experienced steady upward momentum all year and is expected to keep moving higher. Vanadium, a metal that many outside of the mining sector have never heard of, is quickly asserting itself as one of […]

Aura Energy Reports on Vanadium Potential at Tiris Project

Aura Energy (ASX:AEE) has identified the potential for vanadium recovery through technical investigations at the Tiris uranium project. Further studies and test work are needed to investigate the economic viability of adding a vanadium ion exchange and purification circuit to the Tiris project. However, the project’s value would benefit if vanadium recovery could be achieved. […]

CellCube Announces Spin Out Date for Vanadium Resource Corp

CellCube (CSE:CUBE,OTCQB:CECBF,FWB:01X) has announced that November 30, 2018 will be the spin out date for its 100 percent owned Bisoni Mackay and Bisoni Rio vanadium assets in Nevada. The newly formed company will be called V23 Resource Corp. As quoted from the press release: CellCube shareholders of record owning common shares of the Company on […]

Vanadium One Energy Corp. Revises Previously Announced Private Placement

Vanadium One Energy Corp. (TSXV:VONE) (the “Company”), is pleased to announce a revision to our proposed non-brokered private placement financing as announced on September 10, 2018.  The Company is increasing the aggregate gross proceeds to the Company from up to $ 500,000 (the “Offering”) to $ 1,000,000, through a combination of Units and Flow-Through shares.  […]

It’s a Lithium-ion World, but Vanadium Batteries Are Catching Up

The discussion around the energy storage space is heating up, with many market participants wondering which metals will be needed to supply increasing demand from this market. According to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, the recent success of lithium-ion batteries in increasingly larger systems exceeding 1 GWh has brought to light the huge potential market for all […]

Cornerstone Metals to Become First Vanadium Corp

Cornerstone Metals Inc. (TSXV:CCC,OTCQX:CCCCF,FWB:1PY) has announced that it will be changing its name to “First Vanadium Corp.” effective September 25, 2018 to emphasize its focus on vanadium and on advancing the Carlin vanadium project. According to Cornerstone, The Carlin vanadium deposit is considered one of the largest, highest grade primary vanadium deposits in North America. As quoted […]

Vanadium One Energy Corp. Announces Proposed Private Placement

Vanadium One Energy Corp. (TSXV:VONE) (the “Company”), announces a proposed non-brokered private placement financing for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of up to $ 500,000 (the “Offering”) by issuing up to a maximum of 4,300,000 units at a price of $ 0.07 per unit for maximum proceeds of $ 301,000, and 1,990,000 “flow-through” shares […]

Prophecy Advancing Gibellini Vanadium Project

Prophecy Development (TSX:PCY,OTCQX:PRPCF, FWB:1P2N) reports that it has engaged NewFields Companies, LLC, an environmental, engineering, and construction management consulting firm to advance permitting and environmental impact statement preparations for the Gibellini vanadium project. Prophecy Development is a Canadian company working to develop the Gibellini vanadium mining project in the Battle Mountain region of northeastern Nevada. As quoted […]

Spearmint Looking to Start Operations on its Chibougamau Vanadium Prospects in Quebec Bordering BlackRock Metals

Spearmint Resources (TSXV:SRJ) (“SRJ” or the “Company”) wishes to announce it is looking to start up operations on its 100-percent owned Chibougamau Vanadium Prospects, consisting of four separate claim blocks totaling 9,735 acres, located in the direct vicinity of Lac Chibougamau, Quebec. These properties directly border BlackRock Metals’ (private) Ilmenite vanadium project, Vanadiumcorp Resource Inc.’s Lac […]

Maxtech Announces Acquisition of Lac Patu Vanadium Project in Nunavik Region, Quebec

Maxtech Ventures (CNSX:MVT, FWB:M1N, OTC:MTHEF) (“Maxtech” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has entered into an Option Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Zimtu Capital Corp. and Soraya Jamal to acquire a 100% interest in their Lac Patu Vanadium Project (“the Project”). Property History The Maxtech Lac Patu Vanadium Project is staked directly north and along the […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Largo Climbs on Vanadium Price Growth

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened slightly higher on Friday (July 27) at 16,471.38, up 15.65 points from the previous day. By midday, the TSX had lost all those gains, sitting at  16,4442.19 at 11:38 am EST. The TSX decline was likely caused by weakened oil and precious metals markets, but some of the loss was offset […]

MGX Minerals and Engineering Partner Highbury Energy Announce R&D for Petroleum Coke to Synthetic Crude Oil Gasification with Vanadium, Nickel, Cobalt Extraction

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) and Highbury Energy Inc. (“Highbury”) are pleased to report additional work has commenced on gasification of petroleum coke (“petcoke”), an oilsands and refinery by-product, into a synthetic liquid equivalent to refinery crude oil feedstock. The expanded research and development is focused on the re-processing of petcoke waste product to a synthetic crude oil. The […]