|Opti Mist ||Saturday, 08/12/17 07:08:38 AM |
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Receipt of letter from CAR:
I have communicated with the Colombian Environmental Agency (CAR) several times with regard to the application for the aggregates/coal mine. Yesterday I received their most recent response and in it CAR confirmed they have scheduled a site visit for September 14th, 2017. The letter goes on to say, "Once the practice of technical visit is carried out the technical document will be evaluated, the time it will take depends on the labor load of each official the evaluation of the same one depends on the volume and quality of information provided."
The letter is lengthy and obviously in Spanish, and containing many technical terms all of which Google Translate is not able to handle.
It discusses the history of interaction between the company, the mining agency, and the environmental agency and confirms all that we have heard from the company with regard to the permit application and the process the agency goes through to review and issue. This is a long permitting process, but NEWC is progressing forward, step by step.
Bottom line...........the permit application is on schedule for approval (what exactly that schedule is is yet to be determined, but we are moving forward). I have heard from John before that once the site visit is completed the company will push will full force to get the application approved quickly since the agency has had it in their office for over 2 years. I also have heard that the whenever a company coming to Guaduas asks about the availability of coal they are referred to NEWC as they are the only ones anywhere near to production.
In addition to the correspondence with the agency regarding the permit application review, I am in the process of obtaining some pictures of the road construction in the area near the mining property. The pictures should document the road construction south of the mine.
Here is the agency's review of the permit application history:
ASUNTO: Solicitud de información Expediente 46825
A continuación se da respuesta a cada una de las inquietudes plasmadas en su escrito:
-Estado actual solicitud
A continuación se hace un recuento del trámite de Licencia Ambiental que se adelanta para la explotación de un yacimiento de carbón y materiales de construcción con el título minero ILE-09551, área ubicada en el municipio de Guaduas.
Mediante Auto No. 453 del 14 de julio de 2014, se declara iniciado trámite administrativo ambiental de Licencia Ambiental a nombre del señor Erasmo Almanza Latorre identificado con cédula de ciudadanía No. 17’079.798, en calidad del contrato de concesión ILE-09551.
Mediante Informe técnico No. 32 del 19 de enero de 2015, se evalúa el Estudio de Impacto Ambiental, presentado para la explotación de un yacimiento de carbón mineral, en el cual se conceptúa que desde el punto de vista técnico ambiental el titular debe presentar a la Corporación los ajustes respectivos al documento denominado “Estudio de Impacto Ambiental”.
Mediante radicación No. 20151117375 del 1 de junio de 2015, el señor Erasmo Almanza Latorre allega el Estudio de Impacto Ambiental para la explotación de material pétreo con el mismo título minero ILE-09551.
Teniendo en cuenta que la Licencia Ambiental se inició para explotación de carbón y que el señor Almanza, dentro del mismo trámite presenta Plan de Manejo Ambiental para la explotación de material pétreo, mediante Oficio No. 04152102935 del 28 de agosto de 2015, se elevó consulta técnico jurídica a la Agencia Nacional de Minería, para determinar si el material pétreo y el carbón mineral podrían estar en liga íntima o como subproducto de la explotación y en este sentido se podría adelantar por parte de la Corporación Autónoma Regional de Cundinamarca- CAR, trámite de Licencia Ambiental para la explotación de carbón mineral y de materiales de construcción con el mismo título minero ILE-09551.
Mediante oficio No. 04151102045 la Agencia Nacional Minera se pronuncia frente a la inquietud planteada en los siguientes términos: “El mineral se ubica en la formación Seca y el material pétreo en la formación Olini, el material pétreo no es liga íntima del mineral de carbón”. Informan además que mediante radicado No. 20145510356602 el titular allega solicitud de adición de mineral (Agregados pétreos), una vez evalúan la solicitud a través del informe técnico GET No. 008 del 14 de enero de 2015, donde se recomienda allegar una información a la Agencia Nacional Minera, básicamente relacionada con la demostración que en el área del contrato ILE-09551, además de carbón se encuentran materiales pétreos, solicitando se entreguen los registros de sondeos y perforaciones con los perfiles estratigráficos y las reservas básicas.
La Agencia Nacional Minera-ANM, indica que el concepto técnico fue acogido mediante Auto No. 11 del 16 de enero de 2015, notificado por estado el día 27 de enero de 2015, concluyendo que el titular del contrato de concesión tiene conocimiento que el material pétreo no es liga intima del mineral de carbón.
Mediante Radicación No. 04171100731 del 29 de marzo de 2017, el señor Erasmo Almanza Latorre, allegó a la Entidad el Plan de Manejo Ambiental para la explotación de materiales de construcción en el municipio de Guaduas, además adjuntó el Auto No. 01 del 11 de enero de 2017, emitido por la Vicepresidencia de Seguimiento ,Control y Seguridad Minera de la Agencia Nacional de Minería, acto administrativo a través del cual se aprobó la modificación al Programa de Trabajos y Obras- PTO para el contrato ILE-09551, consistente en la adición del mineral Gravas quedando el título en etapa de explotación.
Mediante oficio No. 04172102886 del 5 de julio de 2017, se requiere al señor Erasmo Almanza Latorre para que allegue los costos de inversión y operación del proyecto.
Mediante Radicados No. 04171101514 y 04171101524 del 14 y 17 de julio de 2017 respectivamente, el señor Erasmo Almanza Latorre entrega los costos de operación e inversión para la explotación de materiales de construcción.
Mediante Auto No. 766 del 27 de julio de 2017, declaran iniciado trámite administrativo ambiental a nombre del señor Erasmo Alfredo Almanza Latorre, en calidad de titular del contrato de concesión No. ILE-09551, para la exploración y explotación de un yacimiento de carbón mineral y material de construcción (Gravas), ubicado en la vereda San José y el Palmar del municipio de Guaduas.
Mediante Radiaciones No. 20171129156, 20171129164 y 04171101612 del 28 de julio de 2017, el señor Erasmo Alfredo Almanza Latorre, allega el acta de adición del mineral al contrato de concesión ILE-09551.
Final note: the history is real. I will continue to work with the agency to try to determine a date for issuance of the permit, so I can time my next purchase of shares.
|Migufar ||Tuesday, 08/08/17 03:34:57 PM |
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Just got a response from John in regards to an email I sent to him today asking for a copy of
I'll get you a copy today, the date for full compliance will Sept. 22. This includes, Q2, Q3, and
10K for 2015. Q1,Q2,Q3, and 10K for 2016, and Q1 and Q2 for 2017.
The 2015's will be filed first, hopefully this week or next, then the 2016's within 2 weeks. The
2017 Q's are easy since they are only reviews.
I'll keep you posted.
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|Migufar ||Saturday, 08/05/17 12:20:17 PM |
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Sharing an email from Mr. Campo in regards to fillings and environmental permit.
Great things to come as everything is still moving along IMO.
On Aug 5, 2017, at 8:14 AM, John Campo <email@example.com> wrote:
This is posted on CAR website, hence it's public. This is the Notice of site visit, which is last step in approval. We had a visit about 2-3 years ago for coal but we added rocks and here we are. They only visit once all else is in order, as long as they don't see illegal mining activity or other violations, which there isn't, approval will be swift. Once we pay the CO$ 8,000,000 they'll schedule visit. The last one was only $ 4,000,000.
This is one of the main reasons I haven't moved the crusher onsite, I don't want them to see equipment only Greenfields.
Enjoy the rest of your summer, I'm jealous because I'm buried in projects and can't think of anything else. There's so much work to do and it never stops. Once things kick off I'll have a staff and maybe I can enjoy myself, until then I have to keep busting my "******" for my shareholders, including the main one, yours truly.
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<Nuevo doc 2017-08-04 15.50.pdf>
------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: CAR Notice
Date: Sat, August 05, 2017 8:46 am
To: John Campo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This is great news John. I see the visit is scheduled for 14 September so I'm assuming the fee has been paid?
Yes work your butt off now! So we can meet in Columbia and celebrate your success later.
Just curious if the auditors delivered or requested more time?
Also do you mind if I share this email on the board?
Thank you once again for keeping me updated.
Sent from my iPhone
RE: CAR Notice
John Campo to youshow details
Yes it is great news. The auditors have not requested more info., the final phase is getting debt confirmations back from creditors which we should have all by Monday. Our SEC attorney spoke with the SEC on friday and they want a Letter of Intention as to when we will be current. We will fax that Monday after our call with auditors and accountants. Filing the 8K with information in April was helpful, as was us hiring MB in Oct. and immediately hiring Sadler Gibb once they resigned. They see we're an operating company in good standing with DE, not revoked or in default as are the stocks that get suspended.
All the best,
New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTC: NEWC)
(57) 318-657-0918 Colombia
On November 30, 2016 the Company received a letter from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission Office (the “SEC”) of Enforcement Liaison Division of Corporate Finance which informed the Company that it was not in compliance with its reporting requirements under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) and that, as a result, the Company may be subject, without notice, to an administrative proceeding to revoke its registration and suspend trading in the Company’s stock. The Company has not filed the required reports as of the date of this report, however it intends to file such reports as soon as possible. Nevertheless there can be no assurance that trading in the Company’s stock will not be suspended by the SEC at any time. Company counsel is in communication with the SEC staff with respect to this issue. - Signed by John Campos, President 8/4/17
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“I share my shareholder’s frustration,
but at this point I have to let the auditors do their job.
All I can do is give them what they ask for, which I have.
I was told for the past two weeks we would be done the following week.”
John Campo CEO - March 9, 2017
NEWC IS DELIQUENT IN IT'S SEC FILINGS
New Colombia Resources, Inc. is focused on the acquisition and development of high-quality metallurgical coal properties in the Republic of Colombia. We own 100% of La Tabaquera coal mine in Guaduas, Colombia with an estimated 15- 17 MM tonnes of reserves, 70% metallurgical and 30% thermal coal. SGS Colombia S.A. completed a drilling program for an N.I. 43-101 Technical Report; once financing is secured we will implement the program. Our Mining Plan of Operations (PTO) was approved on December 23, 2013. In April 2014 we applied for an environmental license. We expect to begin mining operation in August 2015.
New Colombia Resources also has a medical cannabis business in Colombia operating as Sannabis SAS. Sannabis is a partnership between New Colombia Resources and others including members of the Nasa Indian Nation of Colombia. Medicines are legally produced on the Indian reservation and distributed throughout Colombia. Sannabis enjoys first mover advantage in Colombia and aims to provide the best medicine with scientific evidence available in Colombia and
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New Colombia Resources Inc. (“New Colombia” or the “Company”) is a publicly traded resource company listed on the OTC under the symbol “NEWC”. The Company is focused on the acquisition and development of high quality metallurgical coal properties in Colombia, considered one of the most attractive emerging markets. With an estimated US$378 billion in gross domestic product in 2013, it became the third largest economy in Latin America and is growing 4% to 6% per year. Colombia has the largest coal reserves in Latin America and is the fourth largest coal producer in the world. Total coal production decreased by 4% in 2013 to 85.5 million tonnes. Coal producers aim to increase coal output in 2015. Colombia privatized its coal sector in 2004 and is committed to investing in infrastructure to support increased mining.
We are focusing on our La Tabaquera coal and rock project (the “Project”) located in the Municipality of Guaduas, approximately 100 kilometers northwest of Bogota. This Project’s haul roads are easily accessible either by National Highway I-50 or the new Ruta del Sol. The property is within 50kM of the Magdalena River, providing easy transport to terminals in Barranquilla, Santa Marta or Cartagena for export. The Magdalena River is being dredged to allow cargo from La Dorada which in close proximity to their mine.
Recently we purchased a rock crushing plant with processing capacity of over 100 m3/hour of aggregates which is expected to be operating in by August 2015. Demand is strong for building material in Colombia since many illegal mines have been closed as new construction and infrastructure projects come online. Construction of the final sector of the Ruta del Sol road project was approved to begin. It will consist of tunnels and bridges within 5 kilometers or our coal and rock mine. This allows us to supply road builders with aggregates, and then use these roads to move our coal to export terminals. We intend to fund our coal operations with the cash flow generated from the sale of processed aggregates.
An “Estimate of Probable Reserves and Grantable Potential of Coal at La Tabaquera Mine” report was prepared on behalf of New Colombia in September 2011. The report estimated reserves for La Tabaquera Project of 13,073,935 cubic meters for a total of 16,996,116 tonnes of bituminous coal (non JORC compliant), with 70% being metallurgical hard coking coal and 30% thermal coal.
Based on the high quality of our coal, we expect to sell at a premium to other domestic coals. We believe our mines have Blue Gem coal, only found along the Kentucky Tennessee border in the U.S. and Colombia. This coal is unique because of its low ash and high carbon content. It is in high demand for the silicon and silicon based alloy market. Beginning in 2015, New Colombia will concentrate tunnel mining its hard coking coal seams first. The Company expects to mine 20,000 tonnes of hard coking coal per month.
We own the mining title and land where we will commence operations. Our Mining Plan of Operations (PTO) was approved in December 2013 by the Agencia Nacional de Mineria (ANM). In April 2013 we applied for an environmental license which we expect to be issued soon.
New Colombia Resources Announces Sannabis Subsidiary Receives Multi-million Peso Purchase Order of their Medical Marijuana Products From Doctors of a 100-year-old Hospital Foundation in Colombia
Sannabis receives second bulk order from distributor to Private Label their Climax Product
CALI, Colombia, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
New Colombia Resources, Inc. (NEWC), a U.S. company with natural resource assets in Colombia is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Sannabis SAS, has received a multi-million-peso purchase order from doctors of a well-known hospital foundation in Medellin, Colombia. This 100-year-old foundation has a University Hospital, Children's hospital, and an Institute of Medical Technology.
These doctors will offer medical service visits introducing Sannabis products direct to patient's homes. Medellin's urban area is Colombia's second largest with a population of over 3.5 Million people. Sannabis products are well accepted in Medellin therefore the company is focusing a strong sales effort in this region and plans to open addition distribution points.
Sannabis is very pleased with the testimonials for their Climax female lubricant product which they private labeled for a distributor in Colombia. We congratulate the distributor with the success they've had in creating a niche market for this lubricant made with our 100% organic cannabis sativa extract and coconut oil. According to this article in Colombia's leading newspaper, El Pais, the distributor surveyed 50 women that used the product with favorable results, which is evidenced by their re-order. Sannabis has received a second bulk order from this distributor.http://www.elpais.com.co/elpais/cali/noticias/spray-sube-deseo-sexual
In addition to their original Sannabis brand products, and due to Sannabis' position as the only legal mass producer of medical cannabis based products in Colombia, the company is working with entrepreneurs that want to develop brands and market medical cannabis products. This is in line with their plan of being mass producers of high quality 100% organic cannabis extract, while maintaining the top brand in the industry, Sannabis. Although the media gives the distributor credit for developing the product, it was developed, produced, and bottled by Sannabis.
Sannabis is working with an in-house distributor that will mass market the Sannabis Climax brand female lubricant spray to a different demographic with different price points and presentation so as to not directly compete with private label partners.
New Colombia Resources Announces Sannabis Subsidiary Receives Purchase Order for their Medical Marijuana Products from a Pharmacy Chain
Company Scientific Advisor, Dr. Robert Melamede Ph.D. now in Dubai introducing Sannabis products to Middle Eastern Countries
CALI, Colombia, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
New Colombia Resources, Inc. (NEWC), a U.S. company with natural resource assets in Colombia, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Sannabis SAS, has received orders from an established pharmacy chain distributing natural products in southwest Colombia.
Natural Pharmacy chain Salud Semillas, a leading distributor of natural products with an established customer base in southwest Colombia, has placed an initial purchase order and developed a marketing plan to generate strong sales. In addition to having stores in upscale malls and shopping centers they also sponsor a morning health talk radio show to discuss their featured products. The show targets an area of 350,000 people and attracts 25-35,000 listeners daily from 8-8:30 am. Salud Semillas' marketing plan for Sannabis products includes radio talk shows, telemarketing group, internet sales, newspaper ads, and a direct to customer health magazine called "Buena Vida" which is distributed directly to thousands of customer's homes monthly by Salud Semillas' trained personnel in strategic neighborhoods. For more information on Salud Semillas visit http://www.saludsemillas.com. Their radio show is also broadcast in Spain, France, and Germany as well as online. To listen to the show tune into http://emisora.univalle.edu.co.
"After 20 years of hard work developing high quality medical marijuana products in Colombia, I'm pleased that we were finally able to establish a mainstream market, our orders are coming in droves," said Juan Pablo Guzman, Director of Sannabis in Colombia.
Dr. Robert Melamede Ph.D., scientific advisor to Sannabis and New Colombia Resources, is now in Dubai as a guest speaker at the World Congress on Oncology and Radiology held from April 18-20. He presented at the Novel Approaches to Cancer Therapeutics session. Dr. Melamede is a world renowned expert of the body's Endocannabinoid System and can easily educate world leaders on why cannabis cures and relieves. Dr. Melamede has firsthand knowledge of the effectiveness of Sannabis products in South America and is helping the company establish relationships and purchase orders with Middle Eastern countries. "The cannabis awakening is spreading across the world. The scientific knowledge of the unique healing powers of this plant are now known by more and more people around the world. The truth can no longer be suppressed by ignorance," stated Dr. Robert Melamede, Scientific Advisor to Sannabis and New Colombia Resources.
"In anticipation of having an approved export license, our approach to the international market is simple. You know cannabis cures but you don't want the hurdles of growing marijuana. Our region has grown the best medical strain for generations, we can grow and manufacture the highest quality 100% organic cannabis products for you at the most competitive cost possible. Colombian entrepreneurs are creating a new industry for the legal international medical cannabis and industrial hemp products market and we're proud to be a part of it," commented John Campo President of New Colombia Resources Inc.
New Colombia Resources Inc. Announces Results of Coal Surface Samples Showing High Grade Anthracite Qualities in Colombia
|Share Statistics |
|Avg Vol (3 month)3: ||206,075 |
|Avg Vol (10 day)3: ||18,756 |
|Shares Outstanding5: ||154.34M |
|Float: ||118.09M |
|% Held by Insiders1: ||23.49% |
The results are available on the Coal Specifications page of the company's new website, http://www.newcolombiaresources.com.
The samples taken by SGS in June were analyzed by SGS Minerals Services in Barranquilla, Colombia on July 11, 2013. Of the 9 samples analyzed, 7 were very high quality coal and 2 were lower quality coal. The Company is extremely pleased with the first two samples which showed High Grade (HG) anthracite values with an 80% fixed carbon content, .64% sulfur, and 9.5% ash. The company is not satisfied with the lower quality results of 2 samples and is waiting for a formal report from SGS to determine the locations and extraction method of these samples.
New Colombia Resources believes the majority of their coal has a coking coal to semi-anthracite rank. A paper titled Coal Resources of the Americas published by the American Geological Society stated "middle Guaduas is characterized by thick beds of shale that are subdivided by sandstone and good concentrations of mineable coal beds which make this unit the best coal producer." The paper goes on to say that "thermo metamorphic action changed the rank of the coal beds in Guaduas from bituminous to meta-anthracite." About SGS
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. They are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, they operate a network of more than 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world. Their core services can be divided into four categories: inspection, testing, certification, and verification. For more information visit http://www.sgs.co/en.
Our wholly owned coal mining concession, La Tabaquera, sits on the rolling hills of Guaduas, Colombia. Guaduas is believed by many to have the highest quality hard coking coal in the world. The Guaduas Formation Tertiary contains at least seven recorded coal seams, with an individual seam thickness of up to 2.0m, and a total coal thickness of approximately 12.0m.
The 57 HA La Tabaquera (in yellow) and the 390 HA mine La Herradura (in Orange), are located to the West of the La Bermeja Ravine, crossing Rio Guaduero from N to S, with a linear extension of 2.5 km N-S direction and .2 km approximately, from E-W