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Fairfax Makes Strategic $100M Placement in Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF)

Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) has announced that Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited has entered into a letter agreement for a CA$100 million…

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Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) has announced that Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited has entered into a letter agreement for a CA$100 million investment in Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) in exchange for common shares, non-voting common shares, and warrants. Divided into multiple tranches, the deal will allow Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) to rapidly advance its McIlvenna Bay project and centralized mill for the Hanson Lake district. 

The company has been eyeing exploration in the district as it continues to expand operations in the region. The letter highlights that the funding will also enable investment in key technological and operational research and equipment and general corporate purposes. 

A Major Vote of Confidence

The significant private placement is a decisive vote of confidence in the company and its business model and will be subscribed in two tranches:

  • Tranche 1 – CAD$50 million gross proceeds, comprised of 27,777,778 voting common shares (the “Common Shares”) at a price of CAD$1.80 per Common Share, along with warrants to purchase an aggregate of 8,000,000 million Common Shares (the “Warrants”). The Warrants have an exercise price of CAD$2.09 per Common Share and an exercise period of five years.
  • Tranche 2 – CAD$50 million gross proceeds, comprised of 27,777,778 non-voting common shares (the “Non-Voting Shares”) at CAD$1.80 per Non-Voting Share, along with 8,000,000 Warrants.
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Foran shareholders know that the advantages the company holds are numerous including its 100% owned McIlvenna Bay deposits and the broader Hanson Lake district. Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) plans to build the world’s first carbon-neutral copper mine. The company has stiff competition, though, with companies like Solaris Resources (TSX:SLS.TO) and Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) setting carbon-neutral goals for their projects as well. 

Creating a True Partnership Through Investment

For now, the expansion of its exploration efforts and current projects could continue to deliver substantial shareholder value, and efforts should be significantly strengthened by Fairfax’s global network of business partners. Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) has strong established ties with banking partners to support the exploration of potential ESG products; the goal of these initiatives is to enhance the overall investment return for all stakeholders, from shareholders to the communities in which the company operates. 

The financing is still subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval and Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) shareholder approvals, plus some other standard closing procedures. For now, Fairfax will not be granted any Foran Mining Corp. (TSXV:FOM) (OTCQX:FMCXF) board seats as part of the deal.

 

The above references an opinion and is for information purposes only. It is not intended to be investment advice. Seek a licensed professional for investment advice. The author is not an insider or shareholder of any of the companies mentioned above.

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Gungnir Receives $665,000 from Warrant and Option Exercises

SURREY, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 27, 2021 / Gungnir Resources Inc. (TSXV:GUG)(OTC PINK:ASWRF) ("Gungnir" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that…

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SURREY, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 27, 2021 / Gungnir Resources Inc. (TSXV:GUG)(OTC PINK:ASWRF) (“Gungnir” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that subsequent to the September 10, 2021 news release announcing the closing of a $298,200 private placement, the Company has received approximately $665,000 from the exercise of stock options and warrants.

Gungnir directors and officers exercised 1,700,000 stock options at six cents per share for proceeds of $102,000. Proceeds of approximately $563,000 were received from the exercise of warrants and agent warrants at five and nine cents per share. The Company issued a total of 12,817,665 common shares for these transactions.

The proceeds will be used for the Company’s exploration activities in Sweden and for general corporate purposes.

About Gungnir Resources

Gungnir Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based TSX-V listed mineral exploration company (GUG: TSX-V, ASWRF: OTCPK) with gold and base metal projects in northern Sweden. Gungnir’s assets include two nickel-copper-cobalt deposits, Lappvattnet and Rormyrberget, both with updated nickel resources, and the Knaften project which hosts a developing intrusion-hosted gold system, and VMS (zinc-copper) and copper-nickel targets, all of which are open for expansion and further discovery. Further information about the Company and its properties may be found at www.gungnirresources.com or at www.sedar.com.

On behalf of the Board,
Chris Robbins, CFO and Director

For further information contact:

Head Office/Investor Relations
Phone: +1-604-683-0484

Jari Paakki, CEO
Email: [email protected]

Chris Robbins, CFO
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Information

Certain statements in this news release may constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws (also known as forward-looking statements). Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, and may cause actual results, performance or achievements or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements or industry results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Forward-looking information generally can be identified by the use of terms and phrases such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “could”, “estimate”, “expect”, “feel”, “intend”, “may”, “plan”, “predict”, “project”, “subject to”, “will”, “would”, and similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. Some of the specific forward-looking information in this news release includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to: Gungnir’s plans for exploration of its properties; and the use of proceeds from warrant and option exercises.

Forward-looking information is based on a number of key expectations and assumptions made by Gungnir, including, without limitation: the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the Canadian and global economy and Gungnir’s business, and the extent and duration of such impact; no change to laws or regulations that negatively affect Gungnir’s business; there will be a demand for Gungnir’s services and products in the future; and Gungnir will be able to operate its business as planned. Although the forward-looking information contained in this news release is based upon what Gungnir believes to be reasonable assumptions, it cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with such information.

Forward-looking information is provided for the purpose of presenting information about management’s current expectations and plans relating to the future and readers are cautioned that such statements may not be appropriate for other purposes. Forward-looking information involves significant risks and uncertainties and should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results as actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking information. Those risks and uncertainties include, among other things, risks related to: no certainty that any economically viable mineral deposit will be located on Gungnir’s properties; that Gungnir will be able to complete its exploration programs as anticipated; the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian and global economy, Gungnir’s industry and its business, which may negatively impact, and may continue to negatively impact, Gungnir and may materially adversely affect its investments, results of operations, financial condition and Gungnir’s ability to obtain additional equity or debt financing, and satisfy its financial obligations; circumstances may change resulting in the use of proceeds set out in this news release; general economic conditions; future growth potential; common share prices; liquidity; tax risk; tax laws currently in effect remaining unchanged; ability to access capital markets; environmental matters; and changes in legislation or regulations. Management believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information contained herein are based upon reasonable assumptions and information currently available; however, management can give no assurance that actual results will be consistent with such forward-looking information.

The forward-looking information contained herein is expressly qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement. Forward-looking information reflects management’s current beliefs and is based on information currently available to Gungnir. The forward-looking information is stated as of the date of this news release and Gungnir assumes no obligation to update or revise such information to reflect new events or circumstances, except as may be required by applicable law.

SOURCE: Gungnir Resources Inc.

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Top Uranium Stocks To Watch Before November

Before November begins, which uranium stocks will you watch? When it comes…
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Before November begins, which uranium stocks will you watch?

When it comes to mining companies, uranium stocks are sometimes disregarded by investors. Many investors are unaware that uranium is a massive industry with activities all over the world. COVID-19 has also had an impact on the uranium stock market. COVID led Uranium stocks to reach levels not seen since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011.

Some feel that Reddit is responsible for some of the uranium hysteria. Retail investors have become extremely influential in the stock market in the last year, as you may have seen. In February, a subreddit called r/UraniumSqueeze was launched for uranium retail investors. So far, the subreddit has amassed over 18,200 members.

But how can you know which uranium stocks are the best to buy? Perhaps you’ve discovered a uranium firm in which you’d want to invest, but you’re unfamiliar with the market. The best things to keep up with are company-specific news, global news, and industry news. A uranium shortage, for example, might cause a price increase. For the time being, let’s look at three uranium stocks that are doing well in the market.

Top Uranium Stocks To Watch

  1. Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE: UUUU)
  2. Cameco Corporation (NYSE: CCJ)
  3. Denison Mines Corp. (NYSE: DNN)

Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE: UUUU)

Energy Fuels Inc. obtains, recovers, explores for, and sells uranium. Among other things, it owns and operates the Nichols Ranch project. It also has uranium property holdings and projects for exploration, permitting, and evaluation. The majority of its holdings are in Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico.

The corporation began the earnings season at the end of July, releasing its second-quarter results. As of the conclusion of the quarter, the firm had $98.8 million in working capital. The current inventory of Energy Fuels is worth $39.1 million.

Mark S. Chalmers, the President and CEO of Energy Fuels said, “Energy Fuels achieved another significant milestone in restoring U.S. rare earth supply chains when we recently announced the successful production of rare earth carbonate from U.S.-sourced natural monazite sand at our White Mesa Mill.” Based on this new info, will UUUU stock be on your watchlist in November?

Cameco Corporation (NYSE: CCJ)

Cameco Corporation is a uranium stock that is primarily engaged in the production and sale of uranium. The company’s two divisions are uranium and fuel services. The uranium division of Cameco mines, grinds, and buys and sells uranium concentrate. Its primary uranium asset is the Cigar Lake deposit in Canada. Its fuel services division refines, converts, and fabricates uranium concrete, as well as buys and sells conversion services.

The corporation released its second-quarter results for the year on July 28th. Revenue, gross profit (loss), and cash supplied by operations all decreased year over year. At the time, the corporation is still working to recover from the pandemic’s consequences.

CEO of Cameco, Tom Gitzel said, “We are taking the steps we believe are necessary, including investing in digital and automation technologies, to support the restart of our tier-one assets to create a more flexible asset base that will allow us to align our production decisions with our contract portfolio commitments and opportunities, allow us to eliminate the care and maintenance costs incurred while our tier-one production is suspended, and to benefit from the very favorable life-of-mine economics our tier-one assets provide.” Now that you know the latest about CCJ, will it make your uranium stock watchlist right now?

Denison Mines Corp. (NYSE: DNN)

Denison Mines Corp. is a mining stock that we have frequently discussed on our blog owing to its market velocity. The company’s stock price has risen dramatically during October. This is a uranium exploration firm established in Canada. Denison is involved in the development of several uranium projects throughout the country, notably the Wheeler River project, of which it owns 95 percent of.

The company announced the sale of Goviex shares and warrants for up to $41.6 million on October 21st. The business agreed to sell 32,500,000 common shares of GoviEx Uranium Inc. in a private transaction. Denison was holding these shares for investment purposes at the time. The corporation will get $15,600,000 in gross revenues and will retain 32,644,000 shares. Denison will get an additional $26 million in gross profits if the warrants are fully exercised.

This deal is expected to be completed by the end of October 2021. Denison has announced that the net proceeds of the deal will be used for general corporate purposes. It will be fascinating to see how this transaction plays out and how it affects the DNN stock price. With all of this in mind, will DNN be on your list of uranium stocks to keep an eye on?

Best Uranium Stocks To Buy?

Finding the best uranium stocks to buy can be a difficult process. That is why staying up to date on the newest market developments can be quite beneficial. In the case of most mining stocks, sector news is critical to the investment process. So, which uranium stocks will be on your radar in November 2021?

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Freeman Gold Announces Phase 2 Lemhi Resource Expansion and Beauty Zone Drill Program

Freeman Gold Announces Phase 2 Lemhi Resource Expansion and Beauty Zone Drill Program
Canada NewsWire
VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 27, 2021

Phase 2 – >4,000 m diamond drill program
>3,200 metres testing strike extensions, primarily to the east and we…

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Freeman Gold Announces Phase 2 Lemhi Resource Expansion and Beauty Zone Drill Program

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Phase 2 – >4,000 m diamond drill program

  • >3,200 metres testing strike extensions, primarily to the east and west of the current resource
  • 400 metre drill hole to test depth extent of gold mineralization at Lemhi
  • 400 metres of exploration drill holes at the Beauty Zone

CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE: FMAN

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 27, 2021 /CNW/ – Freeman Gold Corp. (CSE: FMAN) (OTCQB: FMANF) (FSE: 3WU) (“Freeman” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce its Phase 2 diamond drill program at the Lemhi Gold Deposit (“Lemhi“) and the new Beauty Zone (“Beauty Zone“). The proposed >4,000 m drill program focuses on adding near surface, oxide ounces to the recently reported maiden Mineral Resource Estimate on July 8, 2021. Drilling will also test the recently delineated Beauty Zone which lies approximately 600 metres west of Lemhi and host to a number of high-grade gold rock samples and coincident gold soil geochemistry.

“We are embarking on a second phase of diamond drilling focusing on ground (patented mining claims) that gives Freeman the highest probability of adding ounces to our resource base. The on-strike east and west extensions at Lemhi are key as these would provide new ounces within our current conceptual pit outline. As well, the Lemhi deposit has never been tested at depth beyond 286 metres where a number of holes were terminated in gold mineralization. Freeman plans to test mineralization at depth with at least one >400 m drill hole. We are also excited about testing the newly identified high grade Beauty Zone which returned 52 rock samples over 1 gram per tonne (“g/t”) gold (“Au“) and 28 over 10 g/t Au with coincident anomalous gold soil geochemistry,” remarked Paul Matysek, Executive Chairman.

Over 90% of the total drilling is anticipated to occur at Lemhi, while the remaining drilling will test the Beauty Zone. Of the 3,600 metres to be drilled at Lemhi, 3,025 metres are focused on resource expansion on strike down to a maximum depth of 300 metres below surface. These holes will follow up on drill holes from previous campaigns that remain open, such as FG20-24C which returned 0.4 g/t Au over 72 metres on section 429825N. One drill hole will test the depth potential at Lemhi down to 400 metres below surface; the hole will also infill in the shallower portions between drill holes FG20-17C (151m @ 2.5 g/t Au) and 35C (189m @ 0.54 g/t Au). A single infill hole is planned on section 429952N where a gap in the mineralization is present.

Figure 1 shows the proposed drilling plan map. Table 1 provides details on a hole-by-hole basis. Sections referred to on the Table can be viewed at www.freemangoldcorp.com.

Table 1.  Fall 2021 Drilling – Lemhi Project

Hole ID

Project

Azimuth

Dip

Proposed
Depth
(m)

Hole Type

Comment

FG21-001

Beauty

0

-90

100

Exploration

Drill test Beauty Zone

FG21-002

Beauty

230

-65

100

Exploration

Drill test Beauty Zone

FG21-003

Beauty

0

-90

200

Exploration

Drill test Beauty Zone

FG21-004

Lemhi

0

-90

400

Resource
Expansion & Infill

Test Mineralization at depth.  Section 430000N. Infill between
FG20-17C (151m @ 2.5 g/t Au)  and 35C (189m @ 0.54 g/t
Au). 

FG21-005

Lemhi

270

-68

250

Resource
Expansion

90m stepout to the West.  Section 429625N

FG21-006

Lemhi

270

-70

250

Resource
Expansion

Step out to the southwest.  Section 429700N.

FG21-007

Lemhi

0

-90

250

Resource
Expansion

Step out to the southwest.  Section 429775N.

FG21-008

Lemhi

0

-90

250

Resource
Expansion

90m step out to the Southwest.  Follow up FG20-24C (72m @
0.4 g/t Au) and 1980’s drilling.  Section 429825N.

FG21-009

Lemhi

0

-90

300

Resource
Expansion

Step out to the East.  Section 429800N

FG21-010

Lemhi

0

-90

300

Resource
Expansion

Step out to the East.  Section 429850N

FG21-011

Lemhi

0

-90

300

Resource
Expansion

90m stepout to the West.  Section 429900N

FG21-012

Lemhi

0

-90

300

Resource
Expansion

40m stepout to the West of 1980’s drilling.  Section 429950N

FG21-013

Lemhi

0

-90

250

Infill

Infill gap in drilling in resource area.  Section 429950N.

FG21-014

Lemhi

0

-90

225

Resource
Expansion

Stepout 40 m to the North-East.  Section 429975N

FG21-015

Lemhi

0

-90

300

Resource
Expansion

90m stepout to the West.  Section 429975N

FG21-016

Lemhi

0

-90

300

Resource
Expansion

85m stepout to the West.  Section 430000N

All drill rock samples are sent to ALS Minerals Division, Vancouver, BC, an independent and fully accredited laboratory in Canada for analysis for gold by Fire Assay and multi-element Induction Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy. Freeman has a regimented Quality Assurance, Quality Control program where at least 10% duplicates, blanks and standards are inserted into each sample shipment. Rock grab samples are by their nature selective and are not necessarily indicative of the general geology or the grade within the Lemhi Gold property.

About the Company

Freeman Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on the development of its 100% owned Lemhi Gold property (the “Lemhi Project“). The Lemhi Project comprises 30 square kilometers of highly prospective land. The project hosts a near surface, shallow, high grade oxide gold resource. The pit constrained National Instrument 43-101 (“NI 43-101“) compliant mineral resource estimate is comprised of 749,800 ounces (“oz”) gold at 1.02 grams per tonne in 22.94 million tonnes (Indicated) and 250,300 oz Au at 1.01 g/t Au in 7.83 million tonnes (Inferred). See the NI 43-101 technical report  titled “Maiden Resource Technical Report for the Lemhi Gold Project, Lemhi County, Idaho, USA” with an effective date of June 1, 2021, and signing date of July 30, 2021, as prepared by APEX Geoscience Ltd. and F. Wright Consulting Inc. available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). The Company is focused on growing and advancing the Lemhi Project towards a production decision. The technical content of this news release has been reviewed and approved by Dean Besserer, P.Geol., VP Exploration of the Company and a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101.

On Behalf of the Company
William Randall
President & CEO

Forward Looking Statements: This press release contains “forward–looking information or statements” within the meaning of Canadian securities laws, which may include, but are not limited to statements relating to its future business plans. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects,” “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ from those in the forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking information reflects the Company’s views with respect to future events and is subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. The Company does not undertake to update forward–looking statements or forward–looking information, except as required by law.

Neither Canadian Securities Exchange nor its regulation services provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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