About Melissa Shaw

Melissa Shaw

Melissa Shaw is originally from Ontario and has worked primarily in radio and online media. She has a BA in Journalism from the University of King's College, a radio broadcasting diploma from Seneca College and a BA in English and Communication Studies from York University.

Melissa is an avid reader and joined INN in April 2017 as a staff writer for the resource division.


Industrial Metals Investing

Prophecy Acquires Additional Mining Claims Adjacent to Its Gibellini Vanadium Project, Resumes Environmental Work

Prophecy Development (“Prophecy” or the “Company”) (TSX:PCY, OTCPK:PRPCF, Frankfurt:1P2N) is pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired an additional 105 unpatented lode mining claims (the “Additional Claims”) located adjacent to its existing Gibellini project in Eureka County, Nevada, through the arm’s-length acquisition of 1104002 B.C., a privately held company incorporated

Precious Metals Investing

Dolly Varden Grants Options

Dolly Varden Silver (TSX.V: DV | U.S.: DOLLF) (the “Company” or “Dolly Varden”) announces that it has granted an aggregate of 1,200,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers, and consultants to purchase up to 1,200,000 common shares in the capital of Dolly Varden.

The incentive stock options have an exercise price of $0.79 per share,

Precious Metals Investing

Northern Vertex Leaching Ore on Pad in Preparation for First Gold Pour at Moss Mine in NW Arizona Draws Final US$3M Working Capital Facility

Northern Vertex Mining (TSX.V: NEE) (OTC Nasdaq Intl.: NHVCF)(the “Company” or “Northern Vertex”) is pleased to announce we have entered the final stages of commissioning at the Moss Mine.  We have commenced leaching ore on the pad in preparation for our first gold pour in Q1 2018. The final US$3M working capital draw is

Precious Metals Investing

Brio Gold Agrees to Increased Offer from Leagold

Brio Gold (“Brio Gold”) (TSX: BRIO) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement”) pursuant to which Leagold Mining (“Leagold”) will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Brio Gold (the “Transaction”), based on an increased value for Brio Gold shareholders.
Gil Clausen,

Precious Metals Investing

First Majestic announces Exercise and Closing of Over-Allotment Option

 First Majestic Silver (TSX:FR)(NYSE:AG)(Frankfurt:FMV) (“First Majestic” or the “Company”) announced today the issuance of US$6.5 million aggregate principal amount of 1.875% unsecured convertible senior notes due 2023 (the “Over-Allotment Notes”) pursuant to the exercise in part of the over-allotment option granted to the initial purchasers in connection with the previously

Precious Metals Investing

Platinum Group Metals Completes Step One for US$58M Maseve Mine Sale

Platinum Group Metals (TSX:PTM) (NYSE American:PLG) (“Platinum Group” “PTM” or the “Company”) reports that all remaining conditions precedent to the sale of the Maseve concentrator plant and certain surface rights (“Step One”) to Royal Bafokeng Platinum (“RBPlat”) have been fulfilled.
The Company and RBPlat executed definitive sale and purchase agreements on November 23,