Monday, 28 January 2019

Building The Green Energy Metals Royalty Company: TNR Gold Reports On Mariana Lithium Royalty Holding - Ganfeng Lithium JV In Argentina Filed Report With PEA Results.



"The Mariana Lithium PEA study for ILC is the first preliminary economic study that provides a potential value for the total NSR Royalty from the project's life of mine cash flow. TNR does not have to contribute any capital for development of Mariana Lithium and 1.8% NSR Royalty is an important part of TNR's portfolio," stated Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute significant value for our shareholders."





Lithium Will Power Us For The Next 50 Years And Then Robots: GEM Royalty TNR Gold Lithium Presentation January 2019.






"I am very pleased that the TNR Gold team has the full support of the Company's investment loan capital provider who is supporting our business plan and long-term strategic initiatives," commented Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "It is clear that the decision of our investment loan capital provider is a resounding show of confidence in TNR Gold's long-term business strategy, asset portfolio and management team. Now we can concentrate our efforts on building this green energy metals royalty company by maximizing the value of our royalty portfolio of copper and lithium projects that are instrumental in the electric vehicle and green energy sectors, investigating new strategic acquisitions, and development of the Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute and develop significant long-term value for our shareholders."


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TNR Gold:

TNR Gold Reports on Mariana Lithium Royalty Holding


Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 28, 2019) - TNR Gold Corp.(TSXV: TNR) ("TNR" or the "Company") advises that further to the Company's news release dated December 12, 2018, International Lithium Corp. (TSX-V: ILC) ("ILC") has issued a news release dated January 22, 2019 in relation to the Mariana Lithium project in Salta Province, Argentina. TNR holds a 1.8% Net Smelter Returns ("NSR") Royalty on the Mariana project.
The news release issued by ILC states that a technical report "Preliminary Economic Assessment of the Mariana Lithium Brine Project," or "PEA" with an effective date of November 15, 2018, is now available under ILC's profile on SEDAR, http://www.sedar.com.
The Mariana Lithium project is owned 82.754% by Ganfeng Lithium and 17.246% by ILC.
Highlighted results of the PEA as reported by ILC:
  • 25-year mine life producing 10,000 tonnes per year ("TPY") Lithium Carbonate Equivalent ("LCE") plus 84,000 TPY Sulphate of Potash ("SOP").
  • The estimated CAPEX and OPEX are for a conventional brine extraction facility, solar evaporation ponds and SOP processing with a level of accuracy of -30/+50%.
  • CAPEX estimated at US $243 million for 25-year mine life.
  • NPV = US $192 million after-tax at 10% discount rate, IRR = 20% post-tax.
  • Project results remain positive, even with important negative variations on the driver variables, indicating project strength and resilience; thus, the PEA study indicates Mariana's proposed 10,000 TPY LCE concentrated brine and 84,000 TPY SOP fertilizer operation has the potential to generate strong economic returns.
The following table taken from ILC's news release dated December 6, 2018 presents the Project's base case economic analysis results.
DescriptionUnitsLCESOPTotal
Productiontpy10,00084,000
Mine Lifeyears25
Capital Cost (CAPEX)US$243,425,000
Operating Cost (OPEX)US$46,666,000
Lithium Carbonate Refining CostUS$/t2,900N/A
Average Selling PriceUS$/t9,683550
Annual RevenueUS$96,830,00046,200,000143,030,000
Discount Rate%10%
Net Present Value (NPV) Pre-TaxUS$288,017,000
Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Pre-Tax%23.7
Net Present Value (NPV) Post-TaxUS$191,670,000
Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Post-Tax%20

The technical report issued in accordance with Canadian National Instrument 43-101 - Standards for Disclosure of Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") and containing the results of the PEA, with the effective date of November 15, 2018, is now filed on SEDAR. All information in this announcement is based on ILC's news release.
ILC press releases and website material appear to be prepared by Qualified Persons and the procedures, methodology and key assumptions disclosed therein are those adopted and consistently applied in the mining industry, but no Qualified Person engaged by TNR Gold Corp. has done sufficient work to analyze, interpret, classify or verify ILC's information to determine the current mineral resource or other information referred to in their press releases. Accordingly, the reader is cautioned in placing any reliance on the disclosures therein."
"The Mariana Lithium PEA study for ILC is the first preliminary economic study that provides a potential value for the total NSR Royalty from the project's life of mine cash flow. TNR does not have to contribute any capital for development of Mariana Lithium and 1.8% NSR Royalty is an important part of TNR's portfolio," stated Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute significant value for our shareholders."
Afzaal Pirzada, a "Qualified Person" for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects, has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical information contained in this news release.




TNR Gold Corp. is working to become the green energy metals royalty company.
Over the past twenty-three years, TNR, through its lead generator business model, has been successful in generating high-quality exploration projects around the globe. With the Company's expertise, resources and industry network, it identified the potential of the Los Azules copper project in Argentina and now holds a 0.36% NSR royalty on the entire project, which is being developed by McEwen Mining Inc.
TNR holds a strategic stake in International Lithium Corp. ("ILC"), a green energy metals company that was created through the spin-out of TNR's energy metals portfolio in 2011. ILC holds interests in lithium projects in Argentina, Ireland and Canada.
TNR retains a 1.8% NSR royalty on the Mariana Lithium property in Argentina. ILC has a right to repurchase 1.0% of the NSR royalty on the Mariana Lithium property of which 0.9% relates to the Company's NSR interest. The Company would receive $900,000 on the execution of the repurchase. The project is currently being advanced in a joint venture between ILC and Ganfeng Lithium International Co. Ltd.
TNR provides significant exposure to gold through its 90% holding in the Shotgun gold porphyry project in Alaska. The project is located in South-Western Alaska near the Donlin Gold project, which is being developed by Barrick Gold and Novagold Resources Inc.
The Company's strategy with Shotgun is to attract a joint venture partner with one of the gold major mining companies. The Company is actively introducing the project to interested parties.
At its core, TNR provides significant exposure to gold, copper and lithium through its holdings in Alaska (the Shotgun gold porphyry project) and Argentina, and is committed to the continued generation of in-demand projects, while diversifying its markets and building shareholder value.
On behalf of the Company,
Kirill KlipExecutive Chairman
For further information concerning this news release please contact +1 604-229-8129
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
Except for statements of historical fact, this news release contains certain "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking information is frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "will", "could" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "could" occur, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Specifically, forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, statements made in relation to: TNR's corporate objectives, changes in share capital, market conditions for energy commodities, the results of McEwen Mining's and ILC's PEAs, and improvements in the financial performance of the Company. Such forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions and subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those discussed in the sections entitled "Risks" and "Forward-Looking Statements" in the Company's interim and annual Management's Discussion and Analysis which are available under the Company's profile on www.sedar.com. While management believes that the assumptions made and reflected in this news release are reasonable, should one or more of the risks, uncertainties or other factors materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in forward-looking information. In particular, there can be no assurance that: TNR will be able to repay its loans or complete any further royalty acquisitions or sales; debt or other financing will be available to TNR; or that TNR will be able to achieve any of its corporate objectives. Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned that forward-looking statements included herein are not guarantees of future performance, and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied on.
In formulating the forward-looking statements contained herein, management has assumed that business and economic conditions affecting TNR and its royalty partners, McEwen Mining Inc. and International Lithium Corp. will continue substantially in the ordinary course, including without limitation with respect to general industry conditions, general levels of economic activity and regulations. These assumptions, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect.
Forward-looking information herein and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking information are based on estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking information should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

Saturday, 26 January 2019

TNR Gold GEM Royalty Strategic Initiatives And First Announced Results Explained.



Building The Green Energy Metals Royalty Company: TNR Gold Announces Strategic Initiatives - Convertible Royalty Debentures And Exploring Blockchain Technology In Order To Create Access To Capital Allocated For Crypto Assets.




"All junior mining companies are facing a lack of investment capital allocated to our sector in this part of the cycle. It is very difficult to raise capital on acceptable terms without excessive dilution for our shareholders by using only conventional avenues available for our type and size of the company; by issuing securities, using debt instruments or selling assets. We would like to proactively manage our capital base and start a strategic review of our royalty portfolio in order to optimize our holdings and meet strategic goals," stated Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "Among these strategic initiatives will be research and marketing of convertible royalty debentures - debt instruments allowing conversion directly into part-ownership of our royalty holdings; M&A activities aimed at creating partnerships on the basis of our royalty holding companies and exploring the opportunities provided by blockchain technology in order to create access to capital allocated for crypto assets. We are actively seeking partners who would like to connect their digital assets with our potential future royalty cash-flow streams."









"The future of blockchain technology is one of untold promise, and it may provide a more efficient, cost-effective and secure manner for transactions. This will expedite investment, reduce barriers to entry and help further global economic growth. It is of my opinion that blockchain technology is the next great evolution of financing. The evolution of 'crypto capitalism' will further all stages of business, radically streamline costs and ensure the highest possible amount of funds possible are solely directed to projects and connect global investment networks efficiently," commented John Davies, Director of TNR. "At TNR Gold we endeavour to analyze this process in depth, ascertain how blockchain technology can be utilized in the future for capitalization efforts for not only our consideration but for the entire mining and exploration sectors and those involved in commodities. TNR Gold goes beyond the balance sheet as we are the little company with a great ambition to better our world."





"I am very pleased that the TNR Gold team has the full support of the Company's investment loan capital provider who is supporting our business plan and long-term strategic initiatives," commented Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "It is clear that the decision of our investment loan capital provider is a resounding show of confidence in TNR Gold's long-term business strategy, asset portfolio and management team. Now we can concentrate our efforts on building this green energy metals royalty company by maximizing the value of our royalty portfolio of copper and lithium projects that are instrumental in the electric vehicle and green energy sectors, investigating new strategic acquisitions, and development of the Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute and develop significant long-term value for our shareholders."














Thursday, 24 January 2019

Building The Green Energy Metals Royalty Company: TNR Gold Los Azules NSR Royalty Holding Presentation January 2019.






Rob McEwen has presented Los Azules in Argentina as one of the largest copper projects in the world which could become "a World Top 25 Copper Producer". McEwen Mining September 2018 presentation provides a great report on all recent developments of infrastructure for this "sleeping giant" and is recommended for your further due diligence. 




The cooperation agreement was signed between Chile and Argentina in 2017 which provides the necessary support from the governments and, in the recent conference call, Rob McEwen has confirmed that they are expecting to get to the permitting stage in 2019.

TNR Gold holds 0.36% NSR Royalty on the entire Los Azules deposit. In our presentation, you can find the necessary data presented in the McEwen Mining PEA in order to calculate the potential cash flow for our Company from this core GEM Royalty holding. 

This is the essence of our business model when industry leaders are operators on the world-class projects providing TNR Gold in the future with the potential cash flow royalty streams. According to McEwen Mining PEA, 0.36% NSR Royalty undiscounted cash flow from Los Azules can be as high as $127M US dollars over the life of mine.


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Tesla rEVolution And The End Of The ICE Age: Welcome A Golden Age For Copper - GEM Royalty TNR Gold Copper Presentation.







"I am very pleased that the TNR Gold team has the full support of the Company's investment loan capital provider who is supporting our business plan and long-term strategic initiatives," commented Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "It is clear that the decision of our investment loan capital provider is a resounding show of confidence in TNR Gold's long-term business strategy, asset portfolio and management team. Now we can concentrate our efforts on building this green energy metals royalty company by maximizing the value of our royalty portfolio of copper and lithium projects that are instrumental in the electric vehicle and green energy sectors, investigating new strategic acquisitions, and development of the Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute and develop significant long-term value for our shareholders."



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Red Metal Goes Green In The Tesla Energy rEVolution: Visual Capitalist - How Much Copper Is In An Electric Vehicle?




Red metal goes green in the Tesla Energy rEVolution. Goldman Sachs now estimates that copper will be in structural "severe deficits" starting from 2023. And it is happening even before The Switch - the real mass-scale transition to renewable energy generation and when electric cars will affect millions of households all over the world. Despite stormy markets, the smart money was buying all the best copper projects last year. Only new copper giants like Los Azules Copper project under operation by the legendary McEwen Mining can bridge the coming very soon huge supply gap. 





Visual Capitalist presents a brilliant illustration of copper place in the energy rEVolution and particularly in electric vehicles. Smart Grids connecting renewables like Solar and Wind with the grid and charging infrastructure for electric cars will bring another drive for copper demand for very many years to come. Green Energy Metals Royalty Company TNR Gold holds 0.36% NSR Royalty on the entire Los Azules Copper project in Argentina and you can find more information about it in our presentation below.



Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Gold In Alaskan Elephant Country: TNR Gold Shotgun Gold Project Presentation January 2019.





"I am very pleased that the TNR Gold team has the full support of the Company's investment loan capital provider who is supporting our business plan and long-term strategic initiatives," commented Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "It is clear that the decision of our investment loan capital provider is a resounding show of confidence in TNR Gold's long-term business strategy, asset portfolio and management team. Now we can concentrate our efforts on building this green energy metals royalty company by maximizing the value of our royalty portfolio of copper and lithium projects that are instrumental in the electric vehicle and green energy sectors, investigating new strategic acquisitions, and development of the Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute and develop significant long-term value for our shareholders."


We are looking for the Strategic Partner to develop Shotgun Gold In Donlin Gold Mining District.



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Why More Gold M&A Is Coming: GEM Royalty TNR Gold Presentation - Gold In Alaskan Elephant Country.




We will discuss with you details of the recent mega-mergers in the Gold mining sector between Barrick Gold and Randgold which was followed this week by $10B merger between Newmont Mining and Goldcorp in my next blog article. Today I would like to share with you a few main thoughts about the recent stage of the Gold market. 




Now the best exploration for Gold is on the stock exchanges: all mining companies are greatly undervalued and junior miners are priced for their bankruptcy and office furniture liquidation value.  Major M&A is signalling that Golden Cross, which Frank Holmes is brilliantly illustrating above, is for real and industry insiders are shopping when the value is still really depressed, but this situation will not stay for long anymore. "Stealth Gold Bull Market" - Rob McEwen was talking about has grown up and is going to break a lot of "China in the monetary shop". 




Newmont Mining CEO Gary Goldberg was talking today on Bloomberg about falling Gold production in the years to come. The industry needs new resources and new giant projects in the pipeline just to keep the decline in production from a total crash. We have reached Peak Gold, great projects are coming few and far between. 




Barrick Gold is developing together with NovaGold 40MOZ giant Donlin Gold in Alaska - "arguably the most important Gold project in the world." So where will you be looking for the elephants? Maybe in the Alaskan Elephant Country

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Building The Green Energy Metals Royalty Company: TNR Gold Investor Presentation January 2019.





"I am very pleased that the TNR Gold team has the full support of the Company's investment loan capital provider who is supporting our business plan and long-term strategic initiatives," commented Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "It is clear that the decision of our investment loan capital provider is a resounding show of confidence in TNR Gold's long-term business strategy, asset portfolio and management team. Now we can concentrate our efforts on building this green energy metals royalty company by maximizing the value of our royalty portfolio of copper and lithium projects that are instrumental in the electric vehicle and green energy sectors, investigating new strategic acquisitions, and development of the Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute and develop significant long-term value for our shareholders."


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Building The Green Energy Metals Royalty Company: TNR Gold Secures 3-Year Extension Of Long-Term Investment Loan.




"I am very pleased that the TNR Gold team has the full support of the Company's investment loan capital provider who is supporting our business plan and long-term strategic initiatives," commented Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "It is clear that the decision of our investment loan capital provider is a resounding show of confidence in TNR Gold's long-term business strategy, asset portfolio and management team. Now we can concentrate our efforts on building this green energy metals royalty company by maximizing the value of our royalty portfolio of copper and lithium projects that are instrumental in the electric vehicle and green energy sectors, investigating new strategic acquisitions, and development of the Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute and develop significant long-term value for our shareholders."







Building The Green Energy Metals Royalty Company: Interview With Executive Chairman Of TNR Gold 

Kirill Klip.





"Our GEMRoyalty business model helps us at TNR Gold to manage political, geological, technical and financial risks related to particular projects by participating in projects which are managed by industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium. But a few more very important things must be talked daily about in order to create the ultimate strategy for success: how to build a business to benefit its long-term shareholders."




TNR Gold:

TNR GOLD SECURES 3-YEAR EXTENSION OF LONG-TERM INVESTMENT LOAN


Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 15, 2019) - TNR Gold Corp. (TSXV: TNR) ("TNR" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has agreed with the lender to extend the maturity date of its investment long-term loan from January 31, 2019 to January 31, 2022. The total amount due to be repaid on January 31, 2019 is CAN$5.6 million. Other terms and conditions of the loan facility (as previously announced on January 5, 2016 and May 31, 2012) have not changed.
"I am very pleased that the TNR Gold team has the full support of the Company's investment loan capital provider who is supporting our business plan and long-term strategic initiatives," commented Kirill Klip, Executive Chairman of TNR. "It is clear that the decision of our investment loan capital provider is a resounding show of confidence in TNR Gold's long-term business strategy, asset portfolio and management team. Now we can concentrate our efforts on building this green energy metals royalty company by maximizing the value of our royalty portfolio of copper and lithium projects that are instrumental in the electric vehicle and green energy sectors, investigating new strategic acquisitions, and development of the Shotgun Gold project in Alaska. The essence of our business model is to have industry leaders like McEwen Mining and Ganfeng Lithium as operators on the projects that will potentially generate royalty cash flows to contribute and develop significant long-term value for our shareholders."



TNR Gold Corp. is working to become a green energy metals royalty company.
Over the past 23 years, TNR, through its lead generator business model, has been successful in generating high-quality exploration projects around the globe. With the Company's expertise, resources and industry network, it identified the potential of the Los Azules copper project in Argentina and now holds a 0.36% NSR royalty on the entire project, which is being developed by McEwen Mining Inc.
TNR holds a strategic stake in International Lithium Corp. ("ILC"), a green energy metals company that was created through the spin-out of TNR's energy metals portfolio in 2011. ILC holds interests in lithium projects in Argentina, Ireland and Canada.
TNR retains a 1.8% NSR royalty on the Mariana Lithium Brine Property in Argentina. ILC has a right to repurchase 1.0% of the NSR royalty on the Mariana Lithium property of which 0.9% relates to the Company's NSR interest. The Company would receive $900,000 on the execution of the repurchase. The project is currently being advanced in a joint venture between ILC and Ganfeng Lithium International Co. Ltd.
At its core, TNR provides significant exposure to gold, copper and lithium through its holdings in Alaska (the Shotgun gold porphyry project) and Argentina, and is committed to the continued generation of in-demand projects, while diversifying its markets and building shareholder value.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Kirill Klip
Executive Chairman
For further information concerning this news release please contact +1 604-229-8129
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
Except for statements of historical fact, this news release contains certain "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking information is frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "will", "could" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "could" occur, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Specifically, forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, statements made in relation to: TNR's corporate objectives, changes in share capital, market conditions for energy commodities, the results of McEwen Mining's and ILC's PEAs, and improvements in the financial performance of the Company. Such forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions and subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those discussed in the sections entitled "Risks" and "Forward-Looking Statements" in the Company's interim and annual Management's Discussion and Analysis which are available under the Company's profile on www.sedar.com. While management believes that the assumptions made and reflected in this news release are reasonable, should one or more of the risks, uncertainties or other factors materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in forward-looking information. In particular, there can be no assurance that: TNR will be able to repay its loans or complete any further royalty acquisitions or sales; debt or other financing will be available to TNR; or that TNR will be able to achieve any of its corporate objectives. Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned that forward-looking statements included herein are not guarantees of future performance, and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied on.
In formulating the forward-looking statements contained herein, management has assumed that business and economic conditions affecting TNR and its royalty partners, McEwen Mining Inc. and International Lithium Corp. will continue substantially in the ordinary course, including without limitation with respect to general industry conditions, general levels of economic activity and regulations. These assumptions, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect.
Forward-looking information herein and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking information are based on estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking information should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.