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.


Precious Metals Investing

Barrick Comments on Revised Pascua-Lama Sanction

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) (TSX:ABX) (“Barrick” or the “Company”) is analyzing a revised sanction related to the Company’s Pascua-Lama project issued on January 17 by Chile’s Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente (SMA).

The Pascua-Lama project is currently operating under a temporary closure plan in Chile. During this period, the Company has continued

Industrial Metals Investing

VanadiumCorp Resource and Electrochem Technologies & Materials Sign Partnership Agreement

VanadiumCorp Resource (TSX-V “VRB”) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has signed a partnership agreement further to the memorandum of understanding with Electrochem Technologies & Materials Inc. (“Electrochem”) signed and announced February 9th, 2017.

The partnership expands on successful collaboration that began in 2016 with the objective of commercial demonstration. The

Precious Metals Investing

South African Competition Tribunal Approves Maseve Mine Sale Transaction

Platinum Group Metals (TSX:PTM) (NYSE American:PLG) (“Platinum Group” “PTM” or the “Company”) reports that on January 16, 2018, the South African Competition Tribunal approved the transaction announced earlier whereby Royal Bafokeng Platinum (“RBPlat”) will acquire a 100% equity interest in Maseve Investments (“Maseve”). The approval is subject to certain conditions, agreed to by RBPlats, focused

Agriculture Investing

KCF Facility Commissioned on Schedule

Today saw a further milestone in protecting the Werra waters achieved with the commissioning by K+S of the kainite crystallization and flotation facility (KCF) at the Hattorf site (Philippsthal, Hersfeld-Rotenburg district).

The facility will enable additional reusable resources to be obtained from saline solutions that could not be used until now

Precious Metals Investing

Midland and SOQUEM Discover a Significant “Syenite-Associated” Gold System (Vortex Zone) East of Detour Lake

Midland Exploration (“Midland”) (TSX VENTURE:MD) is pleased to report the discovery of a significant gold system during its recent drilling campaign completed in the fall of 2017 on the Casault gold project in joint venture (50/50) with SOQUEM (“SOQUEM”).

The Casault property consists of 315 claims (173 square kilometres) and covers the

Precious Metals Investing

Golden Arrow Reports on Production Update

Golden Arrow Resources (TSX-V:GRG) (FSE:GAC) (OTCQB:GARWF), (“Golden Arrow” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide a summary of fourth quarter and year-end 2017 operating results as well as 2018 guidance for Puna Operations, as reported by the project operator, SSR Mining.


Exceeded annual production guidance: Exceeded the upper end of the upwardly revised

Precious Metals Investing

Amex Reports High Grade Results of Up to 47.2 g/t Au Over 1.0 Meter from Core Section with Free Coarse Gold in Hole PE-2017-03 at Perron

Amex Exploration (TSX VENTURE:AMX) (“Amex” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to report that it has just received initial analytical results from the core samples where multiple free coarse gold were identified in hole PE2017-03 (see PR2018-01-04).

The section of the hole where free coarse gold was observed is from a depth

Precious Metals Investing

Superior Gold Announces Underground Drilling Delivers Highest Grade Intersection to Date

Superior Gold (“Superior Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX.V:SGI) is pleased to announce additional results from the ongoing underground diamond drill program at its 100%-owned Plutonic Gold Mine in Western Australia. The drilling was conducted from late September to the end of November 2017 and is part of the year-round ongoing program of underground drilling.


Precious Metals Investing

Anaconda Mining Announces Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Goldboro Gold Project

Anaconda Mining (“Anaconda” or the “Company”) (ANX: TSX) is pleased to announce the positive result of an independent Preliminary Economic Assessment study (“PEA”) on the 100% owned Goldboro Gold Project (“Goldboro” or the “Project”) located in the Eastern Goldfields of Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The PEA provides a base case assessment

Precious Metals Investing

Brio Gold Announces Q4 and Full Year 2017 Operating Results and 2018 Guidance, Provides Santa Luz Update

Brio Gold (TSX: BRIO) (“BRIO GOLD” or the “Company”) announces its fourth quarter and full year 2017 preliminary operating results and 2018 guidance. The Company also provides an update on its Santa Luz project. All dollars are in U.S. Dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

Gil Clausen, Brio Gold’s President and CEO, stated:
“With grade challenges

Precious Metals Investing

Globex: Drill Results Pending on Parbec Gold Property

Globex Mining (TSX:GMX)(FRANKFURT:G1MN)(STUTTGART:G1MN)(BERLIN:G1MN)(MUNICH:G1MN)(XETRA:G1MN)(OTCQX:GLBXF) is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on exploration by Renforth Resources (CSE:RFR) on Globex’s Parbec Gold property located in Malartic township, approximately 4 km northwest and on strike of the large Canadian Malartic open pit gold mine and directly adjoining on the west, the East

Precious Metals Investing

Mirasol Acquires Zeus High-Sulfidation Epithermal Gold Project Located in the Miocene Mineral Belt of Northern Chile

Mirasol Resources (TSX-V: MRZ, OTCPK: MRZLF, “Mirasol”, the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition and initial exploration results from the newly recognized Zeus high-sulfidation epithermal (HSE) gold project located in the prolifically mineralized Mio-Pliocene age belt of Northern Chile.

Stephen Nano, the Company’s CEO stated that:
“Mirasol Resources continues to build a

Precious Metals Investing

Marlin Gold Intersects 8.42 g/t Au Over 2.37m Approximately 8m from Surface at the Colinas Target at the La Trinidad Mine

Marlin Gold Mining (TSX-V: MLN) (“Marlin” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce positive drill results from the Colinas target area (“Colinas”) less than 1 kilometer from the Taunus pit within the permitted mining boundary at the wholly owned La Trinidad gold mine in Sinaloa, Mexico (the “La Trinidad Mine”).
Diamond drill holes 17COLDDH05 and