Top 5 Gainers on the TSXV Last Week

Top 5 Gainers on the TSXV Last Week

Last week, the share prices of a number of junior resource companies on the TSX Venture Exchange increased.

The five that saw the greatest increases were Titanium (TSXV:TIC), Heatherdale Resources (TSXV:HTR), Puma Exploration (TSXV:PUM), EPM Mining Ventures (TSXV:EPK) and I-Minerals (TSXV:IMA).

Titanium

Titanium, a company that has developed technologies that can recover bitumen, solvent, heavy minerals and water from oil sands tailings, rose 47.5 percent last week to trade at $1.18.

At the moment, Titanium is working with government and industry “to commercialize its Creating Value from Waste™ suite of technologies with the successful conclusion of the multi year demonstration pilot,” as per its website.

Heatherdale Resources

Heatherdale Resources gained 42.86 percent to trade at $0.10 last week. Heatherdale is an exploration and development company that holds a 100-percent interest in the Niblack copper-gold-zinc-silver project in Southeast Alaska.

On March 24, the company announced that the Alaska State Senate Labor and Commerce Committee has approved a provision related to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority for facilities related to Niblack.

Puma Exploration 

Puma Exploration gained 40.54 percent last week to trade at $0.26. The company is involved in acquiring and exploring mining properties, principally in Canada, that have the potential to host base metals deposits.

Its properties include Nicholas-Denys, Turgeon and Little Stull Lake. The company owns 100 percent of the Nicholas-Denys property and 71 percent of the Little Stull Lake property, which is located just 15 kilometers north of Mega Precious Metals’ (TSXV:MGP) Monument Bay deposit.

EPM Mining Ventures

Last week, EPM Mining Ventures rose 39.47 percent to trade at $0.27. The company, based in Canada, is focused primarily on a potash project on the Sevier Playa in Southwestern Utah. The company intends to produce sulfate of potash and other minerals from the project, of which it holds more than 124,000 acres. The extraction technology EPM will use is an environmentally friendly solar evaporation process.

EPM also has a wholly owned US subsidiary, Peak Minerals, which is conducting engineering studies at the Sevier Playa site.

I-Minerals

I-Minerals rose 21.28 percent last week to trade at $0.29. The company is focusing on two unique deposits at its Helmer-Bovill project in Latah County, Idaho.

The first type of deposit is unweathered Thatuna granodiorite (feldspar-quartz deposits) and the second is weathered Thatuna granodiorite (kaolinite, halloysite, potassium feldspar and quartz deposits).