NA Proactive news snapshot: PyroGenesis, BioLargo, Arizona Silver, Clean Coal Technologies, Quantum Computing UPDATE …

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PyroGenesis Canada Inc (CVE:PYR) (OTCMKTS:PYRNF) has received the final signature necessary to initiate a $20 million contract with Drosrite International LLC (DI), which the company says will pay it $6.4 million within two to four weeks.  The deal, which the company first teased back in June, licenses PyroGenesis to manufacture and sell aluminum dross processing DROSRITE systems and technology to Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries. Aluminum dross is a byproduct of smelting, that, with treatment, can be recycled.

BioLargo Inc (OTCMKTS:BLGO) announced record quarterly revenue Wednesday, driven by huge increases in its Odor-No-More and engineering divisions.  The company reported third-quarter revenue of about $500,000, up nearly 90% year-over-year and 23% quarter-over-quarter. Its total for 2019 has reached roughly $1.3 million, the company said.

Arizona Silver Exploration Inc (CVE:AZS) (OTCMKTS:AZASF) said it is making good progress with a drill program at the company’s flagship Philadelphia project in northwestern Arizona. The company announced Wednesday that the first two drill holes sunk on the property point to the high-grade gold zone extending north of previous intercepts beneath a historic trench sample that revealed nearly 40 grams per ton (g/t) gold at 1.5 metres (m). The holes intersected the targeted vein in a zone consisting of strong quartz-calcite veins in a highly mineralized area, Arizona Silver told investors in a statement.

Clean Coal Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:CCTC), which has a patented technology that creates stable, dust-free coal, announced Wednesday that it has begun the assembly of its Fort Union test facility near Gillette, Wyoming.  The second-generation facility will incorporate new features and designs following the successful testing of its process in Oklahoma, the company said in a statement. 

Quantum Computing Inc (OTCMKTS:QUBT) announced Wednesday that it will join the large US-UAE Business Council trade mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later this month. The Leesburg, Virginia-based pure-play quantum computing technology company said the business council is leading a five-day US Department of Commerce trade mission to the UAE starting on October 20 for American companies focused on fintech. The mission will run parallel with Abu Dhabi Global Market’s 'FinTech Abu Dhabi 2019'.

VolitionRx Limited (NYSEAMERICAN:VNRX) has appointed Dr Phillip Barnes to its board as a non-executive director and to the company’s audit, compensation and nominations and governance committees. He will provide independent expertise and strategic counsel to VolitionRx in connection with the planned commercialization of its Nu.Q blood-based diagnostic platform. Dr Barnes is a British physician with extensive experience both as a clinician and clinical manager within the UK National Health Service.

Information Services Corp (TSE:ISV) said its Irish subsidiary Enterprise Registry Solutions Limited (ERS) has reached a deal to provide a safety regulation system to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).  The contract will pay ERS C$7 million for its system, known as RegSys, which is expected to go live in 2021.  An additional contract is expected for system support and maintenance.

Auryn Resources Inc (TSE:AUG) (NYSEAMERICAN:AUG) told investors that it had kicked off exploration at its wholly-owned Curibaya project in the Tacna province in Southern Peru. The Vancouver-based firm is currently upgrading existing road access to the project and plans to conduct geological and alteration mapping as well as rock sampling to define the epithermal and porphyry styles of mineralization that have been outlined by historical work.

Weekend Unlimited Inc (CSE:POT) (OTCMKTS:WKULF) revealed Wednesday that its majority-owned Northern Lights Organics farm in Fort St James, British Columbia has achieved certified organic land certification.  The Vancouver-based recreational cannabis group also said it received certified organic status for hemp-cultivated on the farm.

Pure Gold Mining Inc (CVE:PGM) (LON:PUR) (OTCMKTS:LRTNF) put out more good news from its Madsen Mine project in Red Lake, Ontario where it believes it has identified a brand new expansive gold target and increased the current drill program to 20,000 metres (m).  Madsen is a high-grade gold property, which spans over 4,600 hectares and houses two former mines. First gold production is earmarked for late next year and construction has begun but exploration continues.

The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd (TSE:TGOD) (OTCMKTS:TGODF) told investors that it was considering alternative financing options to finish construction at its facilities in Ancaster, Ontario and Valleyfield, Quebec. The cannabis company had been looking at commercial bank facilities and equipment leasing, but said that due to changing market conditions, those options have become “unavailable on acceptable terms within the timeframes required.”

Valens GroWorks Corp. (CVE:VGW) (OTCMKTS:VGWCF), a vertically integrated provider of industry leading extraction products and services, including a diverse suite of extraction methodologies, next generation cannabinoid delivery formats and an ISO 17025 accredited analytical lab, has confirmed that it will issue its third quarter financial results, for the period ended August 31, 2019 after the markets close on Tuesday, October 15. The company said it will host a conference call the following day Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11am Eastern Time/8am Pacific Time to discuss the results and business outlook. DD end August.

Genprex Inc (NASDAQ:GNPX) will present at the inaugural MicroCap Rodeo Investor Conference in Austin, Texas, the company announced Wednesday. CEO and Chairman Rodney Varner will lead the company’s presentation at 9:10 am CT on October 15. He will also be available for one-on-one meetings with investors. The conference will be held October 15-16 at the Hilton Austin.

Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCMKTS:DUOT), a provider of advanced intelligent security and analytical technology solutions, has announced that its chairman and CEO Gianni Arcaini and CFO Adrian Goldfarb will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on October 10, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. ET 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

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