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Dennis Karp, Executive Chairman, Manuka Resources Limited

Dennis Karp
Executive Chairman | Manuka Resources Limited
201-207 Kent Street, 2000 Sydney, NSW (AU)

Manuka Resources Executive Chairman Dennis Karp on the potential in New Zealand after the change of government

January 31st, 2024

  • Vanadium
  • Gold

Manuka Resources Limited is an Australian mining and exploration company with significant assets in the Cobar Basin in mid-western New South Wales. In addition to the November 2022 acquisition of Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR), the owner of the VTM Taranaki Iron Sands Project, the company also holds all rights to two fully permitted mining projects, a gold project and a silver project, both located in the Cobar Basin. Due to a change of government in New Zealand, the TTR project has come under the spotlight. We find out more in an interview.

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David Elsley, CEO, Cardiol Therapeutics Inc.

David Elsley
CEO | Cardiol Therapeutics Inc.
2265 Upper Middle Road East, 602, L6H 0G5 Oakville, Ontario (CAN)

+1 (289) 910-0850

Cardiol Therapeutics Inc. CEO David Elsley on new therapies for acute myocarditis and recurrent pericarditis

January 30th, 2024

  • Biotechnology

Cardiol Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage life sciences company focused on the research and clinical development of anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic therapies for the treatment of heart disease. The Company’s lead small molecule drug candidate, CardiolRx™ (cannabidiol) oral solution, is pharmaceutically manufactured and in clinical development for use in the treatment of heart disease. It is recognized that cannabidiol inhibits activation of the inflammasome pathway, an intracellular process known to play an important role in the development and progression of inflammation and fibrosis associated with myocarditis, pericarditis, and heart failure.

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Craig Taylor, CEO, Defense Metals Corp.

Craig Taylor
CEO | Defense Metals Corp.
228-1122 Mainland Street, V6B 5L1 Vancouver, BC (CAN)

Defense Metals Corp. CEO Craig Taylor on the potential of the Rare Earth project

January 11th, 2024

  • RareEarthElements

Defense Metals Corp. is a mineral exploration and development company focused on the development of its 100% owned Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Deposit located near Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. Defense Metals Corp. trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “DEFN”, in the United States, trading symbol “DFMTF” on the OTCQB and in Germany on the Frankfurt Exchange and other platforms under “35D”. We have the opportunity to talk to the CEO and get first-hand information.

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James Tansey, CEO, Klimat X Developments Inc.

James Tansey
CEO | Klimat X Developments Inc.
800 West Pender Street, V6C 2V6 Vancouver (CAN)


Interview with Klimat X: "The market for CO2 certificates could increase tenfold by 2030"

September 14th, 2023

  • CO2
  • Climate Change
  • carbon credits
  • Forest

In 2010, James Tansey played a crucial role in making the Vancouver Olympics carbon-neutral. After that, the environmental scientist worked as a professor and advised affluent clients on sustainable investments. James also helped establish the Great Bear Rainforest carbon project in the temperate rainforests of British Columbia, which protects 6.4m hectares of rainforest and benefits the First Nations communities. Today, Tansey is CEO of Klimat X. The Company protects forests and mangrove areas to generate carbon credits. In this interview, Tansey explains how the business model works, how the Klimat X team is able to convince potential investors with facts and figures on climate change solutions, and why the CEO believes his company is excellently positioned to benefit from the exorbitant growth of the CO2 certificate market.

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Terry Lynch, CEO, Power Nickel

Terry Lynch
CEO | Power Nickel
82 Richmond St East Suite 202, M5C 1P1 Toronto (CAN)

+1 416 900-5445

Interview Power Nickel: "The market has not yet come close to realizing the new potential"

September 6th, 2023

  • Nickel
  • Batteries
  • Supply chain law

Power Nickel stands for NISK, a promising nickel project in Quebec, Canada. Recently, the Company entered into an extensive partnership with the nickel specialist CVMR Corp. Power Nickel CEO Terry Lynch explains how his Company can benefit from the deal in the short term, why new options along the value chain are realistic for Power Nickel, and why, in his opinion, the stock is far from being fairly valued.

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Philip Schetter, CEO, Cantourage Group SE

Philip Schetter
CEO | Cantourage Group SE
Feurigstraße 54, 10827 Berlin (DE)

Interview with Cannabis Trader Cantourage: "Can grow dynamically in any legal framework"

August 23rd, 2023

  • Cannabis
  • medical Cannabis
  • Therapy

Legal cannabis consumption in Germany is a done deal. Last year, the German cannabis hopeful Cantourage made a spectacular debut on the stock market. For the coming quarters, the Berlin-based company anticipates high double-digit sales growth. In this interview, Philip Schetter, CEO of Cantourage, discusses his company's unique selling points. He explains why obtaining cannabis from a pharmacy will soon be as simple as getting Ibuprofen and why hobby gardeners are not necessarily competition for Cantourage. In addition: what mistake Canadian cannabis company Cantourage will not make under any circumstances.

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Sébastien Plouffe, CEO, Defence Therapeutics Inc.

Sébastien Plouffe
CEO | Defence Therapeutics Inc.
1680 – 200 Burrard Street, V6C 3L6 Vancouver (CAN)

+1 (514) 947 – 2272

Interview Defence Therapeutics: "The next six months will be trend-setting."

July 26th, 2023

  • Biotech
  • Cancer
  • mRNA
  • vaccine
  • Cancer therapy
  • Phase 1

Two Phase I trials against cancer before the end of the year are planned, plus crucial results from a comparative study around mRNA vaccines and a lively collaboration with French nuclear group Orano - cancer pioneer Defence Therapeutics is dancing on many highs. Sébastien Plouffe, CEO of Defence Therapeutics, reveals in an interview how the Canadian company manages to advance so many projects in parallel, what will be important in the coming months, and how the biotech intends to accelerate its development.

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John Passalacqua, CEO and Director, First Phosphate Corp.

John Passalacqua
CEO and Director | First Phosphate Corp.
1055 West Georgia Street, 1500 Royal Centre Vancouver (CAN)

Interview First Phosphate: "We are breaking new ground in processes and ESG"

March 22nd, 2023

  • Phosphate
  • Battery Metals
  • ESG

Lithium iron phosphate batteries have become widely used in e-cars. Currently, China dominates the phosphate market and mines and processes the material in a way that is anything but environmentally friendly. First Phosphate relies on high grades and state-of-the-art strategy to cover large parts of the phosphate value chain. John Passalacqua, CEO and Director of First Phosphate, explains the framework and key data and shows why First Phosphate's plans are almost unique.

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Frederick Kozak, President and CEO, Auxico Resources Canada Inc.

Frederick Kozak
President and CEO | Auxico Resources Canada Inc.
201 Notre Dame West, Suite 500, H2Y 1T4 ​ Montreal (CAN)

+1 514-296-1641

Interview with rare earths company Auxico Resources: "We are solving the problem of dependence on China today."

December 27th, 2022

  • Rare Earths
  • Monazite
  • Cashflow

Auxico Resources has three promising rare earth projects and potential for cash flows across multiple jurisdictions. In the interview, President and CEO Frederick Kozak explains how the Company plans to generate even more revenue as early as 2023, how existing partnerships will help on the road to production, and why Auxico Resources sees itself as a solution provider around the climate and energy transition.

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André Kolbinger, CEO, Smartbroker Holding AG

André Kolbinger
CEO | Smartbroker Holding AG
Ritterstraße 11, 10969 Berlin (DE)

+49 (0)30 20 456 500

Interview Smartbroker: On new paths to old goals

December 9th, 2022

  • Online Brokerage
  • Media

With the Smartbroker 2.0 project, the Berlin-based company wanted to set the course for a golden future. The plan to develop large parts of the brokerage backend itself has been shelved, and the Company has introduced a new partner - Baader Bank. In this interview, find out what the new direction will mean for customers and shareholders and why Smartbroker CEO André Kolbinger announces "hard work and less talk" for 2023.

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Uwe Ahrens, Direktor, Altech Advanced Materials AG

Uwe Ahrens
Direktor | Altech Advanced Materials AG
Ziegelhäuser Landstraße 3, 69120 Heidelberg (DE)

Interview with battery pioneer Altech Advanced Materials: "We hit a nerve with potential partners and investors"

October 6th, 2022

  • battery technology
  • Batteries
  • E-cars

Cheaper, safer, better: Altech Advanced Materials has so far convinced the market with the attributes of its anode technology. Since September 2022, it has been clear that the Company also has well-developed ideas around stationary energy storage and wants to lead the Fraunhofer Institute's solid-state battery technology to market maturity together with the researchers. In an interview, Altech CEO Uwe Ahrens talks about the three business areas, the path to production and the special features of his Company.

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Dennis Karp, Executive Chairman, Manuka Resources

Dennis Karp
Executive Chairman | Manuka Resources
201-207 Kent Street, NSW 2000 Sydney (AU)

+61 2 72 532 020

Manuka Resources Interview: Where cash flows and blue sky potential come together

September 19th, 2022

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Vanadium
  • Energy

ASX listed Manuka Resources combines the stability of a producer and the opportunity of a growth company. Its two projects producing gold and silver generate cash flows on the one hand yet have enormous potential for further development on the other - no wonder the gold resource in particular continues to grow despite increasing production volumes. Recently, the well-connected management team achieved another coup acquiring a very large iron sands and vanadium project in New Zealand. The South Taranaki Bight project (STB project) hosts a VTM iron sands deposit (vanadium, titanomagnetite iron sands) with outstanding PFS economics, unique environmental credentials and is scheduled to be in production within a few years. Even today, vanadium is to infrastructure projects and utility energy storage, what lithium is to electromobility, ie: absolutely critical. We talked to Dennis Karp, Executive Chairman of Manuka Resources, about the prospects and facts surrounding Manuka’s project portfolio.

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