base metals

Mark Gordon

One of the latest "listings" on the ASX is First Au (ASX:FAU), which is the result of the June 2018 reinstatement of Public Holdings (Australia) Ltd following the aquisition of three Western Australian exploration projects and a A$6.2 million raise. Show More

Mark Gordon

Despite improving market dynamics, one of the sectors still largely flying iunder the investors' radar is the junior end of the mineral sands industry. We have seen steadily increasing prices for both ziron and titanium feedstocks over recent times, with these forecast to stay strong for the foreseeable future, due... Show More

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Mark Gordon

The current ~$420 million takeover offer by OZ Minerals for ASX listed Brazilian copper miner Avanco Resources should pique the interest of investors in Brazil, a major global producer of a number of commodities with highly prospective geology, but with only a relatively few ASX listed resources companies operating in... Show More

Mark Gordon

Strong investor interest has continued in the junior and mid-cap resources stocks through 2017. Despite a relatively flat first half of the year, the second half has seen a 20-30% increase in the relevant ASX indices on the back of steadily improving metals prices, particularly in the base and battery... Show More

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Mark Gordon

Northern Territory focussed explorer Todd River Resources (ASX: TRT) is set to list on the ASX at 12 noon AEST today. The Company, which has a portfolio of quality conceptual to feasibility stage assets, is a spin out of TNG Limited (ASX: TNG), which has over recent years focussed activities... Show More

Gavin Wendt

There's further encouraging news for the outlook for industrial metals in 2017. The World Bank in its just-released January 2017 Commodity Markets Outlook is forecasting strong gains for industrial commodities such as energy and metals during 2017, due to tightening supply and strengthening demand. The Bank has raised its metals... Show More

Mark Gordon

It is that time of year where we reflect on the previous 12 months and look towards the next. For all intents and purposes 2016 has been a bumper year for the juniors and mid-cap resource stocks following five years of pain, with our view being that 2017 again will... Show More