Essential Assets for October 6

October 6, 2015 11:02 AM

RE/MAX INTEGRA publicly announced today the launch of a new suite of tools available to agents through an alliance with Move, Inc. and Placester. The new innovative digital tools will be housed under one turnkey location for RE/MAX INTEGRA agents to build their personal brand and convert their leads at no additional cost. Striving to provide agents with the best technology, RE/MAX INTEGRA facilitated a pilot program earlier this year offering agents the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with Move’s online lead consolidation and response tool, FiveStreetSM. After overwhelmingly positive feedback from agents, RE/MAX INTEGRA made the informed decision to implement the FiveStreetSM solution as one of three brand new tools within the RE/MAX Launchpad Productivity Suite.

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its new task management application, MiX Go. The application – now available in Australia as an add-on to MiX SafeDrive – enables customers to streamline communication and task management between mobile fieldworkers and the office.

Altech Chemicals Limited has signed a sales and distribution agreement (Agreement) with Mitsubishi Corporation’s Australian subsidiary, Mitsubishi Australia Ltd for its proposed high purity alumina (HPA) product. The Agreement appoints Mitsubishi as the exclusive seller and distributor of Altech’s final HPA product to the Japanese market. Mitsubishi is Japan's largest general trading company with more than 200 bases of operations in approximately 90 countries worldwide. Mitsubishi employs a multinational workforce of approximately 70,000 people across some 600 companies. Mitsubishi has been engaged in long-term business with customers from around the world in virtually every industry, including energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, food and general merchandise.

Comstock Mining Inc. announced that construction of the underground exploration portal and development of the exploration drift in the existing Lucerne Surface Mine is progressing on schedule and has reached a linear distance of approximately 200 feet.  Additionally, the first drill platform has been constructed and the underground drilling of the previously discovered, dike-like masses of quartz porphyry (PQ), commenced today.

Engineering and construction services company Civmec Limited announced its foray into the defence sector with the launch of a new division, which has set its sights on building Australia’s new submarines. Civmec has appointed a former Royal Australian Navy Commodore, Mr. Mike Deeks CSC, as General Manager – Defence, to head the unit.

Starting from April 2016, Finnair will extend its Miami service to be year-round, and will operate to Miami with three weekly frequencies in summer 2016. Finnair also adds frequencies to its Chicago service, increasing the weekly flights from three in summer 2015 to five in summer 2016. This will further improve connectivity beyond Chicago to American Airlines' extensive network in the Americas. This five-weekly service connects well also to Finnair’s Asian network beyond Helsinki. Both destinations are served with Finnair Airbus A330 aircraft. The flights to Miami International Airport are operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays, and the flights to Chicago O'Hare are operated from Helsinki on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Kingston Resources Limited is pleased to provide an update regarding the collaborative Mineral Systems Drilling Program with the Geological Survey of South Australia and the Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre at Kingston’s 100% owned Six Mile Hill Project.

Concordia Maritime, an international tanker shipping company, will present at 8th Annual Capital Link’s Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Mr. Kim Ullman, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will participate in the “Tanker Sector” panel and discuss the trends and developments in the crude oil and oil products markets, such as demand and supply fundamentals, freight rates and asset values, trading routes, access to capital and sector outlook. The event will take place at One Moorgate Place, London, in cooperation with the London Stock Exchange and in partnership with Clarksons Platou Securities. This forum aims to provide investors with a comprehensive review and current outlook of the various shipping, marine services and offshore markets and in addition, cover topics of critical interest to shipping industry participants, financers and investors.

Comstock Mining Inc. announced that Corrado De Gasperis has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Board, in addition to his existing responsibilities as President & CEO.  Mr. De Gasperis is assuming the role as Mr. John Winfield resigns his position as a member and Chairman of the Board.

Registrations are now open for Australia’s largest oil and gas event, the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG) 2016. Celebrating its 35th year AOG 2016 will bring together specialist companies from around the globe to exhibit their products, while the AOG 2016 Conference will feature a theme of “collaboration” with over 100 experts from leading companies providing input on how industry, government and other key stakeholders should continue to work closely together to reduce costs and improve productivity at a time of global crude oil price uncertainty.

Centrex Metals Limited has completed initial bench scale roast and leach testwork for its Oxley Potash Project near the port of Geraldton in Western Australia, showing up to 85% conversion and leach of potassium from the potash feldspar bearing ultrapotassic lava flow using sodium chloride as a flux (salt). A 25kg composite sample with a head grade of 9.28% K2O was used for the initial testwork. While the results are already highly encouraging, the initial tests were carried out without any optimisation of roast variables, and in a static state without agitation.

The Directors of Pioneer Credit Limited are pleased to announce that the Company has successfully negotiated a revised senior debt facility. The new facility highlights the confidence the Company’s long-term financier has in Pioneer’s existing purchase debt portfolio (PDP) business as well as its future growth plans.

Australian investors have the opportunity to gain exposure to a number of key markets including the $100 billion global hydrogen market through a Perth-based technology company which is planning to list on the Australian Securities Exchange later this year. The prospectus for Hazer Group’s Initial Public Offering is available from today. The company is looking to secure up to $5 million through the IPO, with the funds to be directed towards ongoing development over the next two years.

Gulf Keystone announced the release of an updated independent third-party audit of the Company's Reserves, Contingent Resources and Prospective Resources for its oil and gas interests in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, including the Shaikan and Sheikh Adi fields operated by Gulf Keystone. The focus on the Shaikan field has evolved from oil-in-place to recoverable reserves and the updated CPR highlights the enhanced understanding of the field. With over 15 million barrels now produced from the Jurassic, the substantial production and reservoir data acquired over the last 18 months have given a much improved understanding of the field’s recovery mechanism. The Company now has greater certainty in its ability to develop the increased 2P Reserves - fewer wells and reduced capex per barrel will feature in the updated Shaikan Field Development Plan.

Comstock Mining Inc. announced significant drill intercepts, both in terms of grades and thickness, resulting from the recent completion of a near-surface drill program at the Company’s Dayton Resource Area, its second largest gold and silver resource area.  The near-surface program consisted of 408 holes totaling 30,818 feet of drilling that was completed in late September of 2015. The Company used an extremely efficient percussion drill rig, with total program costs of about $200,000, or about $6.50 per foot.

In October of this year the inaugural Techknow Invest Roadshow will occur on the east coast of Australia. Organised by Vertical Events, who have longstanding experience in putting on some of the most popular investment conferences across Australia, the event will showcase up to 20 existing and aspiring ASX-listed companies including the likes of Freelancer (FLN), REFFIND (RFN) and MigMe (MIG). Professional Public Relations is pleased to be supporting the event as an event partner.

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Lauren is the editorial assistant for Futures Magazine. She graduated from DePaul University in 2013 with a degree in English.