Gran Colombia: Getting bigger in Colombia and Guyana

Gran Colombia Gold, GCM.T, Gold, Colombia

Gran Colombia Gold (GCM.T) is going big, Executive Chairman Serafino Iacono told me over the phone. “We mine gold in Colombia, but our operations have expanded. As well as gold in Colombia, we are recovering silver, and will have a new plant coming online which will process our tailings and extract lead and zinc as well. Then we have acquired the Toroparu gold and copper property in Guyana, which has almost 11 million ounces of gold and significant copper. So now we are adding diversification with polymetallic and multi-jurisdictional.” read more

Lucky Minerals: Too Much Geology in Ecuador

Lucky Minerals, LKY.V, gold, Ecuador,

“We have too much geology for our geologists,” Francois Perron, CEO of Lucky Minerals (LKY.V) told me in a telephone interview. It is a problem many junior exploration companies would like to have. Having 12 contiguous exploration concessions covering 550 Km2 means there is a lot of ground to cover. So much ground that Lucky Minerals has only been able to focus on a few “hot spots” on its Fortuna property in Ecuador. read more

Lexaria: A drug delivery system

LEXX, Lexaria Bioscience

It is one thing to have a drug which shows activity against an infection, virus or disease, it is another to deliver that drug effectively. Lexaria (NASDAQ:LEXX) is in the drug delivery business. Whether it is an anti-viral like COVID-19 focused Remdesivir and Ebastine or Cannabinoids including for Hypertension and Central Nervous System disorders, Lexaria’s DehydraTECH™ technology has the potential to enhance the performance of those drugs. read more

Stratabound Minerals: “How do we mine this?

V.SB, Stratabound Minerals, gold, Yukon

Typically, an exploration company will hire an exploration geologist to run a greenfields program on prospective ground. This makes a lot of sense as exploration geologists serve what amounts to an apprenticeship learning how best to evaluate and de-risk a piece of ground. Stratabound Minerals (V.SB) went in another direction: their President and CEO, Kim Tyler has a wealth of experience as an “operating geologist”. read more