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Voltaic Minerals Corp CEO Darryl Jones on Lithium from Clastics in the Paradox Basin

Voltaic Minerals Corp (CVE:VLT) (OTCMKTS:VTCFF) (FRA:2P61) CEO Darryl Jones joins us for a discussion on his company’s proposed extraction of lithium from deep clastic formations in the Paradox Basin in Utah. Transcript: James West:    Darryl, thanks for joining us today. Darryl Jones:  Appreciate it. Thanks very much for having me, James. James West:    Darryl, let’s start with an overview: what’s the value proposition for investors in Voltaic? Darryl Jones:  James, we’ve been working on a project in the historic Paradox Basin […]

Xebec CEO Kurt Sorschak on Competing with Schlumberger, Honeywell

Xebec Adsorption Inc (CVE:XBC) )(OTCMKTS:XEBEF) (FRA:XB6) CEO Kurt Sorschak explains how his recent multi-million dollar orders and renewed vitality in the oil and gas space is allowing him to compete with Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) and Honeywell International Inc (NYSE:HON). Transcript: James West:    Kurt, thanks for joining us today. Kurt Sorschak: You’re welcome, Jim. James West:    Kurt, let’s start with an overview of what is the value proposition for investors in Xebec? Kurt Sorschak: Well, at this point, Xebec, as you […]

NRG Metals Inc CEO Adrian Hobkirk on the “Paleo” Lithium Salar in Argentina

NRG Metals Inc (CVE:NGZ)(OTCMKTS:GPOFF)(FRA:OGPN) CEO Adrian Hobkirk has put together an impressive team and land package in Argentina that will explore the Carachi Pampa Lithium Project in Catamarca, Argentina. Carachi Pampa is a 29,000 hectare “paleo” solar – meaning one which is buried under overburden, and with no surface expression. Transcript: James West:    Adrian, thanks for joining us today. Adrian Hobkirk: Nice to be with you today, James. James West:    Adrian, let’s start with an overview: what is the value proposition […]

PODCAST: Drone Delivery Canada CEO Tony Di Benedetto on Shooting Down Drones

Drone Delivery Canada Corp (CNSX:FLT)(OTCMKTS:ASCRF)(FRA:ABB) CEO Tony Di Benedetto says people shooting down drones is the least of his concerns in this interview, and highlights the company’s path to profitability through deals with Staples, Napa Auto Parts, and various First Nations groups. Transcript: James West:    Tony, thanks for joining us today. Tony Di Benedetto:   Thank you for having me, James. James West:    Tony, it’s been about a year since we’ve had you on the show. Why don’t you give us […]

PODCAST: The Hydropothecary CEO Sebastien St. Louis on becoming Canada’s latest ACMPR Cannabis grower

Hydropothecary Corp (CVE:THCX) CEO Sebastien St. Louis joins us to discuss Canada’s newest addition to the publicly traded roster of ACMPR medical cannabis growers, and why his company’s approach to growing the best quality product will appeal to the Canadian medical marijuana audience. Transcript: James West:    Sebastien, thanks for joining us today. Sebastien St-Louis:  thanks for having me, Jim. James West:    Sebastien, let’s start with an overview. What’s the value proposition for investors in Hydropothecary? Sebastien St-Louis:  Hydropothecary is the […]

University of Texas Technology Commercialization Director Les Nichols: Solid State Battery won’t necessarily replace lithium-ion

Certainly lithium has been used because of this outstanding properties for ion transfer. Now, we are running tests with our new material that replaces lithium with sodium, and sodium is certainly much more readily available, being as how there’s so much in the oceans. So it’s easily, readily available, inexpensive, and some of the testing we’ve done so far shows very good results using the sodium as the ion transferor.

ICC International Cannabis Corp (CVE:ICC) CEO Guillermo Delmonte on Cannabis exports from Uruguay

ICC International Cannabis Corp (CVE:ICE) CEO Guillermo Delmonte joins us from Uruguay and talks about his company’s outdoor marijuana growing operations, their lack of pesticide use, exporting to Canada, and the advent of recreational legalization there that is still pending. Transcript: James West:    Guillermo, thanks for joining us today. Guillermo Delmonte:  Thank you, James. James West:    Guillermo, since we chatted last, you guys have made a bit of progress with International Cannabis Corp. You’ve made some deals with some Canadian […]

Canopy Growth Corp CEO Bruce Linton talks pesticides, recreational legalization, and dispensaries

Canopy Growth Corp (TSE:WEED) (OTCMKTS:TWMJF) (FRA:11L1) CEO Bruce Linton weighs in on the mainstream media’s inane fear mongering on recreational marijuana legalization in Canada, dismisses dispensary operators who have nonetheless been empowered by the discovery of pesticides in ACMPR growers’ product, and thinks “hanging is too good” for ACMPR operators who break the rules governing pesticide use. Transcript: James West:    Hey Bruce, thanks for joining us again today. Bruce Linton: No problem. James West:    Hey Bruce, one thing […]

Anandia Labs CEO Dr. Jonathan Page tests ACMPR Cannabis for pesticides

Anandia Labs CEO Dr. Jonathan Page has been testing the product of ACMPR growers for pesticides, mildews, moulds, and many other harmful elements for patients who depend on Canada’s medical marijuana regime for daily medication. He joins us to outline his process and service. Transcript: James West:    Jon, thanks for joining us today. Dr. Jonathan Page:   Thanks, James. Thanks for being here. James West:    Jon, why don’t you give us an overview: what is the business of Anandia Labs? Dr. […]

Critical Elements CEO Steffen Haber on 2019 Start of Lithium Production, Export

Critical Elements Corp (CVE:CRE) (OTCMKTS:CRECF)(FRA:F12) CEO Dr. Seffen Haber, who most recently was CEO of Rockwood Holdings when it was sold to Albemarle Corporation for ~$6 billion, is now CRE’s CEO, and his experience in developing extraction systems for lithium from hard rock spodumene has accelerated the company’s progress. Transcript: James West:    Steffen, thanks for joining me today. Steffen Haber: You’re welcome, James. James West:    Let’s start with an overview of what the business model of Critical Elements is, and […]

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. CEO Brent Zettl on the Cannabis pesticide scandal

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSE:CMED) (OTCMKTS:CMMDF)(FRA:0GB)  CEO Brent Zettl takes a philosophical view of the discovery of pesticide use by ACMPR growers Organigram Holdings and Mettrum. Transcript: James West:    Brett, thanks for joining us today. Brent Zettl:   My pleasure. James West:    Brett, recently we’ve seen an incidence in the media where there has been some cases of contamination from pesticides in the finished product delivered to patients. Now I happen to know that you employ a rigorous testing regime to prevent […]

Canada Zinc Metals Corp CEO Peeyush Varshney on world supply deficit in Zinc

Canada Zinc Metals Corp (CVE:CZX) (OTCMKTS:CZXMF) (FRA:M9R) CEO Peeyush Varshney talks about the company’s Akie project in British Columbia and its surprisingly robust infrastructure. Transcript: James West:    Peeyush, thanks for joining us today. Peeyush Varshney:    Thanks for having me, James. James West:    Peeyush, why don’t we start with an overview of the value proposition for investors in Canada Zinc Metals? Peeyush Varshney:    Okay, sure. So Canada Zinc Metals, we’ve got a massive land package in northeastern British Columbia. We’re a zinc-lead […]

Fortune Minerals Ltd CEO Robin Goad on Cobalt Supply for Tesla Inc, Volkswagen

Fortune Minerals Limited (TSE:FT) (OTCMKTS:FTMDF) (FRA:FMP) CEO Robin Goad says world cobalt supply is going into deficit, which puts Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Volkswagen (AMS:VWA)  and other major electric car manufacturers in a tough spot when it comes to lithium-ion batteries. Transcript: James West:    Robin, thank you for joining us today. Robin Goad:    Thank you, James. Happy to be with you. James West:    Robin, let’s start with an overview: What is the value proposition for investors in Fortune Minerals? Robin Goad:    So Fortune Minerals […]

Lithium Americas Corp’s David Deak on Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) JV

Lithium Americas Corp (TSE:LAC)(OTCMKTS:LACDF)(FRA:WUC) joint venture with Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE:SQM) is the topic today with Ltihum America’s CTO and former Telsa Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) senior engineer Dr. David Deak.

Aurora Cannabis Inc CEO Terry Booth on Pesticide Debacle with ACMPR growers

Aurora Cannabis Inc.(CVE:ACB) (OTCMKTS:ACBFF)(FRA:21P) CEO Terry Booth returns to discuss the fallout from charges that Mettrum and Organigram Holdings Inc. (CVE:OGI) shipped marijuana from their facilities that was contaminated with Myclobutanil, a toxic pesticide ingredient that releases cyanide when combusted.

Aurora Cannabis CEO Terry Booth

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (CVE:ACB) CEO Terry Booth discusses the “Aurora Sky” buildout of his million-square-foot facility in Edmonton, Alberta.   Transcript: James West:    Terry, thanks for joining us today. Terry Booth:   Hey, James, thanks for having me. James West:    Terry, let’s start with an overview of where is Aurora Cannabis at in the grand scheme of things in the recreational, or sorry, the medical marijuana space? Terry Booth:   In the medical space we’ve had astounding growth. We’ve assembled an awesome […]