M&A IPO

Deeprock Minerals closes IPO and to trade on CSE

Deeprock Minerals Inc. (CSE: DEEP) closed IPO of 5,000,000 common shares at $0.10 for $500,000. Chippingham Financial Group Ltd. acted as agent. Deeprock shares are expected to commence trading on the CSE on November 16, 2018

Arena Minerals to acquire lithium brine project adjacent to Albemarle’s Antofalla project

Arena Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: AN) to acquire 100% of Antofalla Minerals S.A, which owns lithium brine projects located in Argentina, immediately south and adjacent to Albemarle Corporation’s Antofalla project.

TANTALEX Resources and International Cobalt announce merger of equals

TANTALEX Resources Corporation (CSE: TTX; FSE: 1T0) and International Cobalt Corp. (CSE: CO) proposed to merge as equals with resulting issuer continuing to list on Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE).

Financing

TechMetals

Desert Lion Energy completes $690K 2nd tranche of private placement

Desert Lion Energy Inc. (TSX-V: DLI; OTCQB: DSLEF) closed second tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement, issuing 9,856,258 units at $0.07 for gross proceeds of $689,938.06

GoldSilver/Precious Metals

Sprott and Tocqueville form Joint Venture

Sprott (TSX: SII) and Tocqueville Asset Management to co-manage a new gold equities investment strategy in low risk/high reward opportunities through a concentrated portfolio of public gold mining companies

BaseMetals

Zijin Mining extends offer for 10 days

Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. (SH: 601899; SEHK:2899) has taken up 276,820,575 shares (89.37%) of Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX/NYSE AMERICAN: NSU), will pay $1,660,923,450 for the deposited shares within three business days.

People

African Gold announces Andrew Cheatle new CEO and $1M private placement

African Gold Group (TSX-V: AGG) promoted Andrew Cheatle, VP of Exploration, as new CEO, and intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of units at $0.05 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $1M