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PROMPERÚ lanza campaña invitando a peruanos a celebrar su diversidad cultural


En la segunda mitad del siglo pasado, el compositor Mario Cavagnaro surgió como una figura icónica que enriqueció profundamente la música del país. Entre sus canciones más reconocidas se encuentra “Qué viva el Perú señores”, una joya de la música criolla y una carta de amor al Perú. Esta hermosa pieza, actualizada con nuevos ritmos y sonidos, es la canción elegida para el video manifiesto de la nueva campaña presentada por la Comisión de Promoción del Perú para la Exportación y el Turismo (PROMPERÚ): “Perú, tierra de regalos infinitos”. Interpretada por un cantante peruano especializado en pop fusión y música andina, y por una consolidada banda de cumbia, la letra de la canción está ilustrada con imágenes que muestran sitios patrimoniales invaluables, reconocida gastronomía y diversidad cultural. En este mes de celebraciones patrias, la campaña pretende fomentar el orgullo y la unidad entre los peruanos. La marca Perú, impulsada por PROMPERÚ, invita al público a conectarse con la diversidad cultural, la riqueza infinita y la sabiduría ancestral del Perú, elementos esenciales para la construcción de la identidad nacional y un futuro mejor. Descubre las piezas de la campaña aquí Comisión de Promoción del Perú para las Exportaciones y el Turismo (PROMPERÚ). Somos la agencia gubernamental encargada del desarrollo e implementación de estrategias globales para posicionar al Perú a través de la promoción de su imagen, destinos turísticos, exportaciones de valor agregado e inversiones. Contact Details Promperu José Carlos Collazo Company Website

July 18, 2024 02:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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North Bay Resources acquires Mt Vernon Mine, expects long-term gold production

North Bay Resources Inc

North Bay Resources Inc. (OTC:NBRI) has announced an agreement to acquire 100% of the Mt Vernon Mine in Sierra County, California. CEO Jared Lazerson told Proactive's Stephen Gunnion that the Mt Vernon Mine, located near historically rich North American gold mines, is an undeveloped yet promising site. The mine, characterised as a paleoplacer deposit, was once a riverbed, making the gold deposits well-defined and relatively shallow. Significant historical findings include high-grade nuggets, with some reportedly grading at 90 ounces. The mine is permitted and has existing infrastructure, allowing for the immediate commencement of test mining. North Bay plans to scale up operations to process around 100 tons per day, with expectations of yielding significant gold quantities based on initial exploration data. Lazerson noted that the mine’s ore would be processed at the company’s Bishop Gold mill, which can handle 100 tons per day. Projections estimate the mine could produce approximately 80 ounces of gold daily, translating to gross revenues of about $200,000 per day, with net revenues potentially exceeding $100,000 after costs and partnerships. With nearly a million tonnes of known high-grade feedstock, the mine's operations could sustain for about 50 years at the current processing rate. Lazerson emphasised the company's rapid growth and the stability of gold as a valuable investment, particularly in the current geopolitical and economic climate. The company aims for continued development and potential expansion of its processing capabilities in the future. Contact Details Proactive North America +1 604-688-8158

July 18, 2024 01:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Fathom Nickel reports promising exploration results at Gochager Lake, prepares for autumn program

Fathom Nickel Inc

Fathom Nickel Inc (CSE:FNI, OTCQB:FNICF) CEO Ian Fraser joined Proactive's Stephen Gunnion with an exploration update on the company's Gochager Lake property. The recent field program included an extensive soil geochemical survey aimed at identifying signals over the historic deposit, which can be used to locate similar deposits elsewhere on the property. Mapping and sampling of outcrops showed subsurface signals extending up to 400 metres east-northeast of the historic deposit, indicating increased complexity and potential for finding larger deposits. Fraser highlighted the presence of significant magmatic nickel, copper, and cobalt deposits. The historic Gochager Lake deposit is hosted in a gabbro, a type of mafic intrusion. The discovery of more ultramafic rock with sufficient sulphur saturation expands the potential for magmatic deposits. The exploration program also identified similar signals at the Mal Lake site, located ten kilometres southeast of Gochager Lake, suggesting a common source for the mineralization and significantly increasing the scope and potential of the area. Looking ahead, Fathom Nickel plans to establish a camp at Gochager Lake in early August, with drilling expected to begin by mid-September, following detailed data analysis and drill planning. Contact Details Proactive Canada +1 604-688-8158

July 18, 2024 01:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Westwater Resources announces major graphite sales agreement with Fiat Chrysler

Westwater Resources Inc

Westwater Resources Inc (NYSE-A:WWR) has announced a significant sales agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, part of the Stellantis group of companies. This new contract is a crucial step for Westwater Resources in securing debt financing as it represents a major offtake agreement. Steve Cates, senior vice president and CFO, joined Proactive's Stephen Gunnion with details of the partnership with Fiat Chrysler, a company committed to the energy transition. The contract involves supplying natural graphite anode material from Westwater's Kellyton graphite plant, covering the balance of the Phase 1 production. This agreement, combined with a previously announced contract with Korea's SK On, ensures that the company’s plant capacity is fully contracted. Cates highlighted the importance of this agreement in the context of the graphite market, which has been dominated by China for decades. Having 100% committed volumes under contract is beneficial for lenders as it reduces the risk compared to uncommitted capacity sold on the spot market. Fiat Chrysler will begin receiving supplies in 2026. In the meantime, Westwater Resources will focus on securing financing, selecting a lender, and continuing with the construction of Phase 1. The company is also looking ahead to Phase 2, with partial volumes already under contract and ongoing efforts to engage additional customers. Contact Details Proactive USA +1 347-449-0879

July 18, 2024 01:26 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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LeadStar Marketplace Unleashes Groundbreaking Enhancements to Its Lead-Generation Platform


LeadStar Marketplace, the proprietary, private leads platform created exclusively for AmeriLife -affiliated agents, announced today the launch of LeadStar 2.0, which features significant enhancements to its robust platform, designed to revolutionize how licensed insurance agents acquire quality leads for consumers seeking Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Final Expense (FE) insurance coverage. LeadStar 2.0 is available immediately to all existing customers. In collaboration with its customer base and affiliated health agencies, the LeadStar team has listened to what sales professionals value in today’s lead generation landscape, resulting in the upgraded LeadStar 2.0 platform. The platform’s enhanced approach to supplying leads features an extended lead catalog, multi-media channel capabilities, and advanced optimization technologies to set a new standard for lead generation efficiency and effectiveness. “At LeadStar, we are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in lead generation,” said William DeCourcy, Chief Lead Generation Officer for AmeriLife. “These enhancements are a testament to our ongoing efforts to innovate and improve our services. We believe the new features will empower our clients to succeed even more in their marketing and sales endeavors.” The enhanced LeadStar 2.0 platform is designed to meet the demands of the evolving health and life insurance marketplace, ensuring licensed agents connect with the right prospects more efficiently than before. Extended Lead Catalog The extended lead catalog allows users to diversify and target a more comprehensive network of potential customers across various multimedia platforms and demographics. This expansion means agents can connect with the right prospects at the right time, which should dramatically increase conversion rates. LeadStar 2.0’s expansion targets social media, inbounds, direct mail, and transfers with real-time data across Medicare, MA, ACA, and FE. This deeper level of marketing funnel visibility offers more substantial visibility to each lead by understanding their customer journey before the sales process begins. Expanded Multimedia Channel Supply LeadStar 2.0 integrates a wealth of multi-media channel leads into its platform. Agents can now connect with potential customers through multiple touchpoints, including social media, email, and mobile, all within a unified system tailored to meet specific needs or strategies. This holistic approach streamlines the lead generation process, enhances user engagement and interaction, and aims to provide the lowest CPA possible. More Substantial Lead Delivery Moreover, LeadStar 2.0 introduces enhanced optimization capabilities to its platform. Advanced algorithms and machine learning power the platform and offer more intelligent lead matching and predictive lead scoring. These features ensure clients receive relevant and high-potential leads, reducing the time and effort they will spend on lead qualification and follow-up. For more information about LeadStar and the enhanced lead-generation platform, please email or request access at ### About LeadStar LeadStar is an industry-leading enterprise leads program that delivers the compliant, reliable, and performative leads that today’s health and life insurance agents need to grow their books of business and maximize their success. Powered by AmeriLife and exclusively for the company’s affiliated agents, LeadStar’s suite of solutions includes LeadStar Marketplace, LeadStar Connect, and LeadStar Direct. For more information, contact an AmeriLife-affiliated marketing company or visit About AmeriLife AmeriLife’s strength is its mission: to provide insurance and retirement solutions to help people live longer, healthier lives. In doing so, AmeriLife has become recognized as the leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities, and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees across the United States. For over 50 years, AmeriLife has partnered with top insurance carriers to provide value and quality to customers through a distribution network of over 300,000 insurance agents and advisors and 120 marketing organizations and insurance agency locations nationwide. For more information, visit and follow AmeriLife on Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact Details Media Jeff Maldonado Company Website

July 18, 2024 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Comcast NBCUniversal Teams Up with Exchange to Provide Service Members with Free Streaming of the Olympic Games Paris 2024

Comcast California

Once again, service members and honorably discharged Veterans worldwide will enjoy free access to NBCUniversal’s full coverage of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, courtesy of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Comcast NBCUniversal. Military members will be able to stream all the action from Paris using their personal devices and computers through The Paris Olympics take place July 26 to Aug. 11. More than 5,000 hours of the Paris Olympics will be available to U.S. service members and honorably discharged Veterans. Throughout the Games, the comprehensive offering features live competition across all 39 sports and all 329 medal events, top stories and moments, as well as live streams of select practice and warm-up sessions and extensive video content including event recaps, highlights, viral moments, interviews and more. “We value our relationship with Comcast NBCUniversal and are thrilled to once again be able to team with them to bring the Olympic Games to service members and their families, wherever they are called to serve,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Rich Martinez, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor. “The Olympics are one of the biggest events in the world, and we’re excited to play a role in helping our military community cheer on Team USA.” “We’re thrilled to once again partner with The Exchange for the Olympic and The Paralympic Games in Paris. It’s our privilege to provide unprecedented access to this historic event to U.S. military service members and veterans, where the world's greatest athletes will compete against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.” – Mona Dexter, VP of Military & Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal. Service members can access NBCUniversal’s coverage from their computers or personal devices by visiting (desktop) and the NBC Sports App (U.S. only) and choosing the Exchange as their service provider. Because of content rights restrictions, an active account is required. OCONUS viewers must also be physically located on-installation at a military location with internet service through an authorized internet service provider to gain access. Authorized providers have partnered with the Exchange on technical solutions to allow streaming on U.S. military installations in OCONUS. They include: 101 GLOBAL, Allied Telesis, Americable, Babtel, Basefix, Boingo, DHI/TravelWiFi, DSN, LG Uplus, Mediatti Broadband, Solutions by STC, Telecom Italia, TKS and US Wicom. Additional information is available at For more information on how to watch NBCUniversal’s coverage of the 2024 Paris Olympics, click here. -- 30 -- Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 54 th -largest retailer in the United States. 100% of Exchange earnings support military communities. In the last 10 years, your Exchange benefit has provided $3.7 billion in earnings that support the military community, including through contributions to critical military Quality-of-Life programs. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at or follow us on X at ABOUT NBCUNIVERSAL NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. ### About Comcast Corporation Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter. We are principally focused on connectivity, aggregation, and streaming with 57 million customer relationships across the United States and Europe. We deliver broadband, wireless, and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky brands; create, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News, and Sky Sports; and provide memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia. Visit for more information. Contact Details Adriana Arvizo +1 925-200-1919 Company Website

July 18, 2024 08:15 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Northstar Gold advances exploration with successful funding and promising drill targets

Northstar Gold Corp.

Northstar Gold Corp. (CSE:NSG) CEO Brian Fowler joined Steve Darling from Proactive to announce that the company has successfully closed the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement generating aggregate gross proceeds of $254,820.03. Additionally, Northstar has received further orders and anticipates closing a second tranche in the near future. Fowler detailed that the gross proceeds will be predominantly utilized to fund Critical Minerals exploration and conduct diamond drilling on a newly defined, 350-meter-long, 200 Siemens near-surface EM conductor. This conductor is located 600 to 900 meters southeast and along the strike from the historic, high-grade Cam Copper Mine on Northstar’s Miller Copper-Gold Property. Moreover, the company has made significant strides in its prospecting and sampling efforts. Recent activities southeast and along the newly defined Zone 2 Extension EM Conductor have yielded VMS-style copper and silver values ranging from 12.5% to 17.9% Cu and 10.3 g/t to 17 g/t Ag, respectively. These results were obtained from a historic, 20-meter-long trench and muck pile situated 450 meters southeast of Northstar’s Cam Copper Mine and in proximity to recent high-grade copper drill hole intercepts. These promising findings suggest a higher concentration of chalcopyrite and potential zone expansion at depth, indicating proximity to possible VMS vent areas. Northstar is strategically positioning itself to drill test the Zone 2 Extension Conductor in Q3, 2024, aiming to capitalize on these encouraging exploration results and further advance its exploration initiatives. Contact Details Proactive Canada +1 604-688-8158

July 18, 2024 10:51 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Standard Uranium announces promising new drilling campaign at Sun Dog Uranium Project

Standard Uranium Ltd

Standard Uranium Ltd (TSX-V:STND, OTCQB:STTDF) vice president of exploration Sean Hillacre joined Steve Darling from Proactive to unveil exciting new prospecting results and identified drill target areas at the company's Sun Dog Uranium Project, located in the northwestern region of Saskatchewan. The project is set to embark on a significant drilling campaign in the coming week. This campaign is meticulously designed to test high-priority targets, with the objective of discovering high-grade, basement-hosted uranium mineralization along well-defined structural corridors. Hillacre, a key spokesperson for Standard Uranium, provided further details to Proactive, emphasizing that several promising drill targets have been prioritized. These targets were identified through the prospecting of conductive rock trends, as revealed by the advanced VTEM™ Plus airborne survey. The company highlighted that the designated targets aim to explore conductive corridors characterized by newly discovered radioactive graphitic fault zones, which are visible at the surface. The anticipated drilling program is expected to commence imminently, featuring a comprehensive plan that includes drilling approximately 1,000 to 1,200 meters, distributed across 5 to 7 drill holes. This program is designed to be highly results-driven, with modifications and adjustments made continuously based on the ongoing results and geological interpretations. The goal is to optimize the exploration process and enhance the likelihood of a significant uranium discovery. Contact Details Proactive Canada +1 604-688-8158

July 18, 2024 10:47 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Endurance Gold Begins 10,000-Meter Drilling Campaign at Reliance Gold Property

Endurance Gold Corp

Endurance Gold CEO Robert Boyd joined Steve Darling from Proactive to announce the commencement of a significant drilling program at the Reliance Gold Property in southern British Columbia. Exploration crews have been active on the site since May, conducting target generation field work, environmental baseline studies, and community consultations. The road-accessible property is strategically located 4 kilometers east of the village of Gold Bridge and 10 kilometers north of the historic Bralorne-Pioneer Gold Mining Camp, which has produced over 4 million ounces of gold. Boyd shared that the planned 2024 program involves up to 10,000 meters of diamond drilling, aiming to expand the gold zones discovered within the Royal Shear, both at depth and along strike. Over the past three years, the company has completed 82 diamond drill holes, revealing drill intersections exceeding 10 grams per meter of gold. The current drilling initiative has begun at the Imperial Zone, with a focus on extending high-grade mineralization along strike and to depth, utilizing four to six drill holes. This ambitious drilling program is expected to span approximately five months. Boyd emphasized the strategic importance of this drilling campaign in expanding the known gold zones and unlocking the full potential of the Reliance Gold Property. With a comprehensive plan in place and a dedicated team on the ground, Endurance Gold is poised to advance its exploration efforts and achieve significant milestones in the coming months. Contact Details Proactive North America +1 604-688-8158

July 18, 2024 10:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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