A look at a few of the day’s highlights from the Proactive Traders US and Canada newswires
LexaGene Holdings Inc () () (FRA:5XS2) introduced Wednesday that it has initiated a program that makes use of the fast configurability of its MiQLab system to research novel variants of SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen that causes the COVID-19 illness. The corporate famous that SARS-CoV-2 mutates rapidly and new variants have been not too long ago recognized within the UK (B.1.1.7) and South Africa (B.1.351). Each new strains seem like about 70% extra contagious, making containment that rather more difficult. Additionally, some scientists are involved that the South African pressure might not be a great match for developed vaccines and antibody-based therapeutics. In a press release, CEO Dr Jack Regan stated it’s essential that medical authorities have the potential to not solely detect whether or not a affected person is COVID-19 optimistic, but additionally whether or not she or he is contaminated with a brand new variant. “We’d like to have the ability to extra rapidly and precisely establish new strains on the point-of-care, as this doubtlessly may have helped higher comprise SARS-CoV-2 firstly of the outbreak.”
, a know-how firm modernizing public well being and security, has been named a winner for greatest product within the 2021 BIG Innovation Awards offered by the Enterprise Intelligence Group. The annual enterprise awards program acknowledges organizations, merchandise and folks which can be bringing new concepts to life in progressive methods. “We’re so excited to be acknowledged by the BIG Innovation Awards,” stated Deepti Pahwa, not too long ago appointed chief innovation officer at Contakt World.
() () (FRA:M5BQ) introduced that it anticipates fourth quarter 2020 gross income of roughly $8 million, a 100% year-over-year improve, and a 21% rise from the $6.3 million it recorded throughout the third quarter of 2020. The corporate additionally stated it expects its fiscal 2020 gross income, together with hashish income, to climb 59% year-over-year to roughly $27 million.
BioSig Applied sciences Inc () has introduced a partnership with (), which can see the medical know-how agency deploy Vuzix’s M400 Sensible Glasses for distant servicing of its PURE EP System. The group stated the deployment will help the deliberate nationwide rollout of BioSig’s novel real-time sign processing platform to the massive and rising electrophysiology market within the US. The distant servicing help affords a really perfect resolution for compliance with coronavirus (COVID-19) journey restrictions, it added.
Corp () (OTCQB:RDGMF) unveiled promising drill outcomes from the Part I drill program at its Swift mission in Nevada on Wednesday. Highlights from the three holes assayed embody as much as 0.6 grams per ton (g/t) gold, 860 g/t silver and 392 ppm arsenic, which confirmed Ridgeline’s re-interpreted geological mannequin of the Wenban formation. The outcomes help Vancouver-based Ridgeline’s thesis that Swift has the potential to host a Carlin-type gold discovery much like main operations within the state just like the Goldstrike, Pipeline, and Cortez Hills deposits owned by Nevada Gold Mines, a three way partnership between Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining.
Nextleaf Options Ltd () (), stated its wholly-owned subsidiary, Nextleaf Labs Ltd has acquired an modification to its current Hashish Analysis Licence from Well being Canada to conduct managed human administration trials for sensory analysis of hashish at its processing facility in Metro Vancouver. The licence permits Nextleaf Labs to conduct R&D involving the administration of hashish to human topics for the evaluation of style, sight, or scent, topic to circumstances laid out by Well being Canada, stated Nextleaf, billed because the world’s most progressive hashish extractor.
Ltd () stated its associate B2Gold Corp () on its Finnish three way partnership has made new gold discoveries in two areas of the 29,000 hectare land bundle. At Sinermä, which is 23km from Agnico-Eagle’s Kittilä mine, sampling outcomes included 1.07 grams per ton (g/t) gold over 42.40 metres (m) and 1.30 g/t gold over 20.80m, whereas drilling returned intersects together with 0.54 g/t gold over 40.20 m and 6.80 g/t gold over 0.75m. In the meantime, at Kutuvuoma East, which lies alongside strike and in between Rupert Sources’ Ikkari discovery and the Kutuvuoma prospect, a high-grade gold drill intercept was reported of 14.77 g/t gold over 1.60m.
Sanatana Sources Inc () reported assay outcomes from 3Q and 4Q 2020 sampling at its Gold Rush mission within the Timmins area of Ontario, which included 59.2 grams per tonne (g/t) gold and 41.7 g/t silver in addition to a pattern from the North Shaft prospect in extra of 100 g/t silver. The corporate famous that the preliminary floor sampling and prospecting packages, accomplished in November, recognized what it referred to as quite a few gold-bearing and gold/silver-bearing quartz vein techniques on the Gold Rush property.
() () CEO John Archibald instructed traders Wednesday that the corporate is targeted on important income producing alternatives in 2021. The CEO’s feedback got here as a part of a company replace and reflection on the agritech firm’s milestones in 2020, when the agency signed a number of buy agreements and introduced direct gross sales of its Supply Options know-how, which helps greenhouses to attain round 30% extra plant yield. Archibald referred to as 2020 – 4Q specifically –a interval of “important achievements” for CO2 GRO. The yr noticed the corporate obtain 18 CO2 Supply Options sale agreements, announce three worldwide advertising agreements, a fourth as a part of a South American floriculture industrial feasibility, strengthen and improve its North American gross sales and help staff, and announce an extra 25 industrial feasibilities throughout hemp, hashish, orchids, lettuce, strawberries roses and peppers.
(), a sophisticated software program and controls know-how options firm centered on fixing trendy vitality challenges, introduced Wednesday a further contract associated to its residential initiative. The mission is for an current Santa Barbara, California dwelling that has a historical past of energy disruptions brought on by pure disasters, the corporate stated in a press release. CleanSpark stated the settlement gives that CleanSpark will ship vitality modeling, analytics, and implementation of storage and controls for a microgrid designed to perform along with or disconnected from the utility when financial or hostile circumstances dictate. The system might be managed by CleanSpark’s patented mPulse software program, to make sure optimization of vitality prices whereas delivering the very best stage of resiliency.
() (OTCQB:VLMGF) reported the outcomes from the primary gap of ten sunk on the Silver Cliff property in Colorado, which included an intersection of 99.6 grams per ton (g/t) silver over 21.6 meters in a single gap. As reported beforehand, the intention behind the 2020/2021 drill marketing campaign was to increase the beforehand outlined Kate useful resource, with the target of including to an earlier useful resource estimate of the KSR/Kate deposit and to additional define the South Kate high-grade zone and assess every other promising targets. Gap DDH-20-01 assayed 99.6 g/t silver over 21.6 meters from 19.5 meters to 41.1 meters, Viscount stated, including that robust showings have been additionally encountered of 137.9 g/t silver from 19.5 meters to 25.3 meters and 202.7g/t silver, from 35.3 meters to 41.4 meters.
Inc. () (OTCMKTS:BRGGF) has stated ORYX Gaming’s complete RGS portfolio has gone stay with main international on-line sports activities betting and on line casino operator Betway by way of their market-leading ORYX Hub platform. The group famous that Betway is licensed in a number of key jurisdictions together with the UK, Malta, Italy, Denmark, Spain, Belgium, Germany and Eire. With new laws getting into into pressure in Germany in 2021, the corporate stated the nation presents an excellent alternative for each events and ORYX’s content material has been designed to be absolutely compliant with the newest German transition interval tips and also will be prepared for the following wave of necessities.
Restricted (NYSEAMERICAN:FURY) () (FRA:AUN1) stated on Tuesday that its 50,000-metre drill program at Eau Claire within the James Bay area of Quebec goals to “considerably increase” the present useful resource base and notice the potential of the Eau Claire deposit. Whereas outlining exploration plans for 2021, the explorer stated the infill program is targeted on upgrading the easternmost space of the useful resource at depth, whereas the exploration drill program will deal with testing a 1 kilometre (km) down plunge extension of the Eau Claire deposit in addition to drilling untested targets throughout the 7km deposit development with the intention of figuring out new discoveries.
Willow Biosciences Inc () (OTCQX:CANSF) (FRA:3D7) introduced Wednesday that it’s enterprise two initiatives to assist its prospects consider and higher perceive cannabigerol (CBG). In a press release, the corporate stated CBG is its first industrial cannabinoid that’s slated for manufacturing within the first quarter of 2021. Willow has engaged Signum Biosciences, a number one biopharmaceutical firm centered on the invention and growth of progressive client merchandise, to generate a sturdy security and information bundle for Willow’s CBG product to display its security and exercise as a beauty ingredient.
() (OTCMKTS:LSANF) (FRA:L41A) instructed traders Wednesday that refining the potential processing technique at its flagship Vizcachitas mission in Chile may enhance recoveries of copper and molybdenum. Additional metallurgical work on the ore from the mission has proven that altering the flotation, the best way the fabric is changed into focus, may enhance the restoration of each metals.
Orogen Royalties Inc () stated Daniel Tempo had grow to be vice-president (VP) of exploration on the western North America-focused firm, changing Dave Groves, who’s retiring. Earlier than Orogen, geology graduate Tempo was the exploration supervisor at Renaissance Gold working in Nevada and the western US the place he was instrumental to a number of mission acquisitions together with the Silicon mission. He additionally consulted for main Barrick Gold and helped with the drill program that outlined the Redbird deposit in addition to different exploration packages all through the Bald Mountain district.
Alpine 4 Applied sciences Ltd (), the proprietor of main small market companies, stated on Tuesday that it expects to see its 2020 income leap by 19% to 24% regardless of the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. For the yr 2020, the Phoenix, Arizona-based group, supplied preliminary steering of $33.5 million to $35 million in income, roughly 19% to 24% income growth over 2019. In a press release, Alpine 4 CEO Kent B. Wilson stated: “With all that has occurred in 2020, Alpine 4 and our enterprise mannequin of DSF ( (Drivers, Stabilizer, Facilitators) actually confirmed its power.”
Inc () (OTCMKTS:LKMNF) (FRA:LKY1) has introduced a non-public putting to boost as much as C$5 million gross to proceed its exploration on the Fortuna property in southern Ecuador and for working capital. The corporate is about to promote as much as 62.5 million models at C$0.08 every, it stated in a press release.
Benchmark Metals Inc () () has launched extra optimistic information from its flagship Attorneys gold-silver mission in British Columbia, particularly the invention of a brand new important valuable metallic system on the Marmot zone. 5 diamond drill holes have been sunk at Marmot, only one space on the 140 sq. kilometre mission, and 4 holes returned important near-surface gold and silver mineralization together with an interval of 101.00 metres (m) exhibiting 0.82 grams per ton (g/t) gold-equivalent (AuEq)
Rideshare Rental Inc (), previously YayYo Inc, introduced that its CEO Ramy El-Batrawi has elevated his inventory place within the agency by 5 million shares. The Beverly Hills, California-based firm stated El-Batrawi acquired the shares by an change transaction valued at $3 a share for a complete of $15 million with the corporate’s largest stockholder, the Grey Mars Venus Belief, Arizona 2015. The shares might be held as an asset of X, LLC, a Delaware restricted legal responsibility firm, of which El-Batrawi is managing member and he could have sole voting and dispositive energy over the shares acquired from the Belief.
Ascendant Sources Inc () (OTCMKTS:ASDRF) (FRA:2D9) launched preliminary drill outcomes that confirmed high-grade sulfides and robust mineralization throughout vast intercepts from its ongoing program on the Lagoa Salgada mission in Portugal. The mission, positioned on the Iberian Pyrite Belt within the nation, homes a VMS deposit that incorporates over 12.8 million tonnes of measured and indicated sources and over 10.3 million tonnes in inferred sources of copper, zinc, lead, silver and gold.
Inc () (FRA:3DM) introduced Wednesday that affected person recruitment is underway within the International Coalition for Adaptive Analysis (GCAR) registrational Part 2/3 scientific trial of its drug VAL-083 for glioblastoma (GBM). The trial, titled GBM AGILE (Glioblastoma Adaptive International Progressive Studying Setting), is an adaptive platform research designed to judge a number of therapies concurrently in sufferers with newly identified and recurrent GBM. Val-083 is the one therapeutic agent within the trial being evaluated in all three GBM affected person subtypes: newly identified methylated MGMT, newly identified unmethylated MGMT and recurrent.
Corp. () (OTCPINK:NPEZF) (FRA:4NPB) stated its board of administrators has accredited a 3 for one inventory cut up of the corporate’s frequent shares as of February 23, 2021. Consequently, shareholders as of the file date will obtain, on March 2, 2021, two extra frequent shares for every frequent share held. In accordance with the corporate’s Articles, shareholder approval was not required for the inventory cut up. The corporate is not going to be altering its identify, CUSIP or its present buying and selling image in reference to the inventory cut up. The frequent shares are anticipated to start buying and selling on a split-adjusted foundation on or round February 22, 2021.
AgraFlora Organics Worldwide Inc () (FRA:PU31) (OTCPINK:AGFAF) stated Wednesday it expects to enter the Canadian edibles market within the first quarter of 2021. In a press release, the corporate stated it has accomplished the primary part of analysis and growth trials at its Well being Canada-licensed, 51,000 square-foot, absolutely automated edibles manufacturing facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Previous to receiving a regular processing license from Well being Canada, the corporate had commenced cultivating long-term manufacturing relationships by R&D trials using the corporate’s Well being Canada R&D license.
Ltd () (OTCQX:GTBAF) (FRA:0G6A) reported a number of drill outcomes from the LP Fault at its flagship Dixie mission in Pink Lake, which proceed to display the zone’s credentials, together with excessive grade and bulk tonnage gold mineralization. The LP Fault is mainly an 18 kilometres (km) gold goal that’s being repeatedly explored by the corporate and the assays come from 22 additional holes over 1.2km of strike there.
African Gold Group Inc () (OTCMKTS:AGGFF) (FRA:3A61) reported current drill outcomes from its Kobada Gold Mission in Mali, West Africa, which included 11.95 grams per tonne (g/t) gold over 4.0 metres (m) from 39.0m to 43.0m and grades as wealthy as 41.80 g/t gold and 19.70 g/t gold. The corporate famous that outcomes from its present Part 4 infill drilling program, plus the quite a few current intersections reported from outdoors the June 2020 useful resource estimate, might be included in an up to date useful resource estimate deliberate for early 2021.
TruTrace Applied sciences Inc. () (), the developer of a fully-integrated blockchain platform for the authorized hashish, meals and pharmaceutical industries, has introduced the appointment of Allan O’Dette as a director and chairman of its board and Pradeep Sood as a director. The corporate famous that O’Dette has over 30 years of expertise within the public, personal, not-for-profit and volunteer sectors driving organizational change. He’s at present the CEO of the Ontario Medical Affiliation (OMA). Previous to this function, he was appointed the primary chief funding officer for the Province of Ontario, and in addition led the revitalization of Canada’s largest enterprise affiliation The Ontario Chamber of Commerce for greater than 5 years.
Nextech AR Options Corp () () (FRA:N29), an augmented actuality (AR) and digital experiences firm, will be part of Proactive Traders for a particular livestream presentation at 11:30 am ET. Nextech CEO Evan Gappelberg will speak candidly in regards to the enterprise tendencies he sees within the AR trade and what he’s most enthusiastic about in 2021. Presenting with him might be Hareesh Achi, the president and managing director of the corporate’s 3D/AR advert community. Achi, who joined the corporate earlier this month, was beforehand president of Microsoft On-line and the worldwide operational lead for the corporate’s promoting enterprise operations. He’ll focus on why he joined Nextech after 10 years with Microsoft and what he’s centered on carrying out in 2021 with the 3D/AR advert community.
Codebase Ventures Inc. () (FRA:C5B) () stated it has prolonged the expiry date of an combination of three,233,666 beforehand issued warrants for a further 1 yr. The warrants have been initially issued February 12, 2019, with an unique expiry date of February 12, 2021. The three,233,666 warrants entitle the holders to buy a standard share of the corporate at an train worth of $0.50. The train worth of the warrants stays unchanged. The corporate additionally introduced that it has issued a complete of 4,400,000 choices pursuant to its incentive inventory choice plan to administration, workers and consultants. Every choice entitles the holder to subscribe for one frequent share of the corporate for $0.23 for a interval of 5 years, topic to the phrases of the plan. Over the previous quarter, 4,380,000 choices have lapsed, been exercised or been cancelled.
Vendetta Mining Corp () stated the TSX Enterprise Trade has accepted for submitting documentation with respect to its non-brokered personal placement introduced November 5, 2020, November 16, 2020, and November 26, 2020, which sees the difficulty of 15,083,535 shares at a purchase order worth of 6 cents per share along with 7,541,768 share buy warrants with an train worth of 9 cents for a three-year interval with 26 placees.
. () (OTCQX:OIIF) introduced that it has modified its OTC Markets ticker from OQMGF to OIIIF efficient January 13, 2021. No motion is required by present shareholders relative to the ticker image change.
() () stated it has acquired approval to start buying and selling on the OTCQB enterprise market within the US from Wednesday underneath the ticker ‘ARBKF’. The UK cryptocurrency mining agency stated its itemizing on the OTCQB could have no affect on its current shares on the London Inventory Trade and that it’s going to proceed to depend on bulletins made by the LSE and could have no SEC reporting necessities.
(NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) () stated that its president and CEO, Mark Chalmers, has been featured in an unique audio interview with NetworkNewsWire, a monetary information and content material distribution firm and one among 50+ manufacturers within the InvestorBrandNetwork. Through the interview, Chalmers mentioned Power Gas’s very energetic 2020 regardless of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the corporate’s not too long ago launched Sustainability Report, in addition to offering a shiny outlook for 2021. The total interview will be accessed by way of the next hyperlink: https://nnw.fm/3HkVN