NA Proactive news snapshot: CleanSpark, Tetra Bio-Pharma, First Cobalt, Naturally Splendid Enterprises … – Proactive Investors USA


CleanSpark Inc (NASDAQ:CLSK) has ordered 4,778 additional Bitmain S19 model Bitcoin mining rigs, the company announced Friday. The Salt Lake City-based software and Bitcoin mining company expects to receive 1,298 of the units for deployment this summer and the remaining 3,480 units in twelve equal monthly shipments beginning in November 2021. The rigs are expected to deliver an estimated 740 PH/s (petahashes per second) of additional mining capacity, the company said. To house them, CleanSpark has purchased 48 custom mobile mining data centers.

Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc (TSX:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF)(FRA:JAM1) said on Friday that the biotechnology company has initiated other research projects with Targeted Pharmaceuticals, through its research agreement with the George Mason University NCBID, to investigate the potential benefits of its lead drug candidate ARDS-003 in neuroinflammation and other antiviral applications. In a statement, Tetra Bio-Pharma CEO Dr Guy Chamberland said: “We have initiated this new research agreement to further understand the potential therapeutic benefits of ARDS-003 in treating inflammatory conditions of the brain as well as learning more about the potential use of the drug candidate in other antiviral applications.” He added: “The partnership with Targeted provides expertise into these areas of drug development that are critical for expanding the potential Return on Investment (ROI) of our lead drug candidate ARDS-003.”

First Cobalt Corp (CVE:FCC) (OTCQX:FTSSF) (FRA:18P) announced it had struck a deal with commodities giant Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) (OTCMKTS:GLCNF) (FRA:8GC), which will allow it to repay the latter an outstanding debt of around US$5.5 million in shares. The transaction to amend the debt agreement struck in 2019 will eliminate all First Cobalt‘s corporate debt ahead of a financing package being negotiated for an expansion to its cobalt refinery in Ontario and frees up the security package associated with the facility, the junior said.

Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd (CVE:NSP) (OTCMKTS:NSPDF) (FRA:50N) announced Friday that digital marketing veteran Kris Tarr has accepted the position of vice president of e-commerce. In a statement, the company said Tarr initially joined as an advisor in November 2020 and increased his role in February. With this announcement, he increases his role further developing and implementing the company’s e-commerce and social media strategies. Naturally Splendid said Tarr has worked for globally recognized organizations such as Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) (FRA:CCC3), Disney, and Nickelodeon. In his career, he has pioneered e-commerce and social media strategies for a wide variety of clients ranging from global corporations to regional enterprises.

Lucky Minerals Inc (TSXV:LKY) (OTCPINK:LKMNF) (FRA:LKY) announced late Thursday that Steven Cozine has resigned as the company’s corporate secretary and that Diane Mann has been appointed to replace him, effective March 1. Mann has been involved in the venture capital marketplace for over 25 years and brings a wealth of experience to the team in a variety of areas, the company said. Her career began in the investment industry and over the years, she has worked with several mining resource companies, primarily in executive administration, corporate communications, and special project coordination. Mann is skilled at supporting complex organizations through periods of constant and rapid growth through the proper application of strategic communications, stakeholder liaison and project management. 

Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI) has announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 4,146,342 shares of its common stock, first announced on Thursday, at $20.50 per share, before underwriting discounts and commission, with gross proceeds expected to be approximately $85 million. The company said it intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the shares of common stock for general corporate purposes, including working capital to accelerate the building of finished goods inventory to address increasing customer demand, new technology development, new product development, purchases of technology, expansion of our software offerings, and possible related acquisitions of other firms.

Essex Minerals Inc. (CVE:ESX) (OTCQB:ESXMF) (FRA:EWX1) has announced that its common shares will commence trading on the OTCQB Venture Market in the US with effect from Friday, March 26, 2021, under the symbol ‘ESXM'” in addition to its primary listing on the TSX Venture Exchange under its existing trading symbol ‘ESX’. The company is also listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the trading symbol ‘EWX1’. Paul Loudon, president and CEO of Essex commented: “We are excited to commence trading on the OTCQB Venture Market. This listing gives us exposure to the US investment community and is an important milestone in our investor relations strategy.” In addition, the company has submitted an application to the Depository Trust Company *DTC) to have the its common shares eligible for delivery and depository services with the DTC to facilitate electronic settlement of transfers of its common shares in the US.

Binovi Technologies Corp (CVE:VISN) said the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing the company’s proposal to issue 954,545 shares at 11 cents per share to settle outstanding debt for $105,000 with one creditor.

Predictiv AI Inc (CVE:PAI) said the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing the company’s proposal to issue 117,647 common shares at a deemed price of 17 cents per share to settle an outstanding debt of $20,000 in connection with services provided by Agora Internet Relations Corp. with one creditor

Great Bear Resources Ltd (CVE:GBR) said the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing documentation with respect to its brokered private placement announced January 21, 2021. which will see the issue of 3,225,000 flow-through shares and 784,000 common shares at purchase price of $18.60 per flow-through share and $12.75 per common share with 64 placees

LeanLife Health Inc. (CSE:LLP) (FRA:LL1) (OTCQB:LHLNF) has announced that effective March 26, 2021, its shares commenced trading on the OTCQB Venture Marketplace under the symbol ‘LHLNF’. Stan Lis, CEO and a director of Leanlife commented: ” Listing on the OTCQB is part of a long-term strategy to introduce our Company to a broader audience. We believe trading on the OTCQB will be beneficial for our shareholders and help us enhance liquidity by providing our current and future American investors with easier access to trade our common shares in the United States.” The company will continue to trade on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) under the symbol ‘LLP’ and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany (FSE) under the symbol ‘LL1’.

Nextech AR Solutions Corp. (OTCQB:NEXCF) (NEO:NTAR) (FRA:N29) has announced that it will be LiveStreaming its CEO, Evan Gappelberg, as a hologram into homes at 10.30am EST on Friday, March 26, 2021. Gappelberg will demonstrates the company’s AiR Show livestream human hologram technology. To participate in the livestream experience, please use the following steps: 1. Download the AiR Show App on your mobile smartphone Apple App Store:; Google Play Store:; 2. At 10.30 am EST, open the AiR Show app and enter the code: EGLIVE; 3. Follow the directions in the app. Scan your environment to place the livestream hologram of Evan into your space.

Nova Royalty Corp. (CVE:NOVR) (OTCQB:NOVRF), based in Vancouver Canada focused on copper and nickel royalties has announced that Alex Tsukernik, its president and CEO, will present live at on March 30, 2021, at 11.00am ET. via the following link: This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time. If attendees are not able to join the event live on the day of the conference, an archived webcast will also be made available after the event. It is recommended that investors pre-register and run the online system check to expedite participation and receive event updates. To learn more about the event at

Virtual Investor Conferences, the leading proprietary investor conference series, has announced the agenda for the upcoming Extractive Industry Investment Options Conference on March 30 and 31.2021. The free conference features presentations and speakers who will address worldwide extractive industry investment opportunities. Participating companies will encompass exploration, development, and production of precious, critical, base, REEs, and strategic metals and materials. The program opens at 9.15am ET, with the first webcast at 9.30am ET on Tuesday, March 30.   It is recommended that investors pre-register and run the online system check to expedite participation and receive event updates, which can be done via the following link: “OTC Markets is proud to host our inaugural two-day Extractive Industry Investment Opportunities conference co-sponsored by Murdock Capital and TAA Advisory, said Jason Paltrowitz, executive vice president of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX:OTCM). “We are pleased to deliver a visibility solution that allows today’s industrial mineral leaders to showcase their strategies to a broader investor base.  We welcome the contributions of our keynotes and presenters: Christopher Ecclestone, Mining Strategist, Hallgarten & Co; Jeffrey M. Christian, Managing Partner, CPM Group; Jack Lifton, Founder, Technology Metals Research, and Phillps S. Baker, Jr. President & CEO of Hecla Mining Company for this signature event. he added.

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX:OTCM), the operator of financial markets for 11,000 US. and global securities has announced rthat Gratomic Inc. (CVE:GRAT) (OTCQX:CBULF), an advanced materials company, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX Best Market and has today upgraded from the OTCQB Venture Market. The OTCQX Market is designed for established, investor-focused US and international companies. To qualify for OTCQX, companies must meet high financial standards, follow best practice corporate governance, and demonstrate compliance with applicable securities laws. Graduating to the OTCQX Market from the OTCQB Market marks an important milestone for companies, enabling them to demonstrate their qualifications and build visibility among US investors. Arno Brand, Gratomic CEO & president commented: “We are very pleased to be graduating to the OTCQX Market after only commencing trading on the OTCQB in mid-December 2020. This will provide our valued US investors with greater liquidity and execution services through OTCQX. It will also help us to build our visibility among US investors. This is an important step in the evolution of the Company.”

Valeo Pharma Inc (CSE:VPH) (OTCQB:VPHIF) (FRA:VP2) announced that it will report its financial results and highlights for the first quarter ended January 31, 2021 on Wednesday , March 31 after market close. Valeo will host a conference call to discuss those results and highlights on Thursday April 1, at 8.30am (ET). The telephone numbers to access the conference call are 1-888-231-8191 and 647-427-7450. An audio replay of the call will be available. The numbers to access the audio replay are 1-855-859-2056 and 416-849-0833 using the following access code (5555964). A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available via:


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