Category: Alternative Energy
18 Posts
POSTED ON October 27, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Michael Berry of Disruptive Discoveries Journal is out with a good slide deck on macro and metals themes that he presented earlier this month for the Quebec Mineral Exploration Association. Mining investors know the story well – excess supply and insufficient demand have hit commodity prices hard, as well as the energy-reliant Canadian economy. Meanwhile, debt… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 25, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Keith Schaefer’s Oil and Gas Investments Bulletin Premium Edition is rapidly becoming one of the most influential investment newsletters in the world. Why? Subscribers are getting really rich from the picks – more on that in a second. It’s very entertaining and informative to read and written in plain speak. Keith’s completely transparent and honest,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 10, 2014 BY CEO Technician

Canadian Solar’s (CSIQ) earnings disappointment last Friday has set the stage for a potentially large shakeout in one of the best performing sectors of 2014. After a 40% gain for the solar sector during the first two months of the year, many of the leading solar names are set up for a sizable correction: Click… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 30, 2013 BY CEO Technician

We have selected 3 large cap Canadian stocks as our favorite picks for 2014. While the three had very dissimilar performances in 2013 (CSIQ +800%, CCJ +7%, ABX -49%), We believe all three are poised to post 50%+ gains in 2014: Click to enlarge Barrick Gold (ABX) – Weekly Cameco Corp. (CCJ) – Daily CCJ –… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 04, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Alpha Minerals (AMW:TSXV) and Fission Uranium (FCU:TSXV), the joint venture partners who continue to advance the Patterson Lake South discovery in Saskatchewan, announced this morning that they discovered a sixth mineralized zone in a step-out hole drilled 525 metre’s from the original discovery zone.  The new zone, R600W, is on a 1755m trend with all five high-grade… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 18, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

An interesting development in the Canadian uranium sector from Reuters this morning; as part of the Canada-EU free trade agreement, Canada has agreed to ease foreign ownership restrictions on Canadian uranium mines.  Currently foreign mining companies cannot own more than 49% of producing Canadian uranium mines, but that is about to change claims Reuters.  Note… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Resource consulting firm, Wood Mackenzie put out a report Monday stating that by 2020, coal will surpass oil as the key fuel for the global economy.  Global coal consumption is expected to rise by 25% on the backs of China and India as they fill demand for cheaper energy sources to meet their fuel needs.  By… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 29, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

The Belarusian/Russian potash conflict continues to deepen after the Belarusian government detained OAO Uralkali CEO Vladislav Baumgertner on Monday.  Russia has officially responded to the actions taken by Belarus by ordering Russian oil companies to cut oil exports to Belarus by one quarter.  Uralkali Chairman, Suleiman Kerimov, has been cited by Belarusian authorities as potentially… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 28, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

If the excitement in surrounding the Patterson Lake South discovery isn’t enough, the uranium sector got another boost after Uranerz Energy (URZ:TSX) announced a $10 million bought deal financing.  The underwriting was led by Uranerz supporter Haywood Securities and included Dundee and Cantor Fitzgerald.  The financing was priced at $1.17 per unit (only a slight… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 26, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

OAO Uralkali CEO Vladislav Baumgertner is being detained in Belarus.  Baumgertner is also the Chairman of the Belarusian Potash Co (a trading venture set up by Russia’s Uralkali and Belaruskali and controlled 40% of global potash exports) and is accused of abusing his position after Uralkali shocked the markets by stating it would be quitting the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 22, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Alpha Minerals (AMW:TSXV) and Fission Uranium (FCU:TSXV) released assays on five more holes at their PLS discovery in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.  The strike length of R390E zone has doubled since the 2013 winter program started to over 120m of strike.  The highlight of this batch of results was a 47m interval of mineralization including… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 16, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

NexGen Energy (NXE:TSXV) has started a 3,000m drill program on their Rook I property which is located next door to Alpha/Fission’s PLS project (see recent drill results here). NexGen has already completed aerial VTEM and magnetics as well as ground gravity testing. The exploration team at NexGen, led by Andrew Browne, has already defined a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Fission Uranium (FCU:TSXV) and Alpha Minerals (AMW:TSXV) announced this morning, after being halted late yesterday, that they had discovered a fourth mineralized zone at their Patterson Lake South Discovery.  The fourth zone, R945E, is located 165m grid east of R780E zone and extends the total strike length of the PLS deposit to 1.05km.  Hole PLS13-084 hit… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 12, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Fission Uranium (FCU:TSXV) and Alpha Minerals (AMW:TSXV) announced further results from their $6.95 million, 44 hole, 11,000m drill and ground geophysics program at their Patterson Lake South (PLS) deposit in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan.  The companies announced drilling results including hole PLS13-080 which encountered 13.41m composite off-scale mineralization including 7.6m of continuous off-scale mineralization.  This… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 09, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Pacific Rubiales (PRE:TSX) the Colombian oil producer, headed by Co-Chairman Serafino Iacono, announced its second quarter results which were somewhat mixed.  PRE saw its net earnings diminish from $224 million ($0.76 per share) in Q2/2012 to $58 million ($0.18 per share) in Q2/2013.  The reason for the reduced earnings was foreign exchange losses as well… Continue Reading

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