copper

Official figures show Creasy’s WA nickel-copper find could provide needed feed for hungry Independence

Barry FitzGerald

A usually-overlooked departmental document has lifted the lid on the size of Mark Creasy’s base metals find in WA – and it is fuelling speculation that Independence Group will be keen to gets its hands on it. And speaking of discoveries, there is growing interest in Great Boulder’s drilling campaign. Show More

Breaking News: Creasy confirms major base metals discovery in WA

Barry FitzGerald

Exclusive: Prospector Mark Creasy confirms he has made a big base metals find in WA. Creasy’s deposit is 25km from Independence’s Nova-Bollinger project, fuelling speculation that a deal is around the corner. And exploration is hotting up at PolarX’s Alaska Range project, causing this week’s raising to be heavily over-subscribed. Show More

Satellite photo shows Independence’s real deal with Creasy is still in the making

Barry FitzGerald

Independence Group’s announcement this week of a $21m exploration agreement with prospector Mark Creasy only served to fuel talk they are working on a much bigger deal. And this satellite image shows why many believe there is much more to come. Plus, knocked-down explorer Explaurum fights back with strong results. Show More

Sunstone on cusp of major copper-gold find in Ecuador as drill permit looms

Barry FitzGerald

The team behind the massive SolGold and Tujuh Bukit copper-gold discoveries is now running Sunstone .. and they believe there is strong evidence that they are onto their next big find. Now they are preparing to drill. Plus, Centaurus Metals’ nickel-cobalt discovery catapults it into the booming battery metals sector. Show More

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Dacian set for share price re-rating on production ramp-up and exploration success

Barry FitzGerald

The Rohan Williams-led miner is cranking up Australia’s newest gold mine, with production forecast to hit 180,000-210,000oz in FY19. And recent exploration results show it is likely to soon have a third source of ore for its plant. Plus, rising prices for battery metals boost Panoramic’s campaign to re-start Savannah.... Show More

Centaurus - Brazilian copper and cobalt

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

Rimfire Pacific - Multi metal prospectivity in one project

Mark Gordon

Rimfire Pacific is a Company that has been operating in the Fifield region of New South Wales for some time now with the primary focus on arc-related copper and gold mineralisation. The original focus was on platinum, with the Company’s tenements hosting the historic Fifield deep lead and shallow hard... Show More

The Rules of Investing: Rick Rule’s secrets of success

Livewire Exclusive

This week’s guest on the podcast is Rick Rule, President and CEO of natural resources specialists, Sprott US Holdings. According to Mining Journal, Rick is one of the top five most influential people in mining globally; an honour that he shares with President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump. Show More

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Aeon’s Queensland copper-cobalt deposit could become too much for majors to resist

Barry FitzGerald

The imminent drilling program to expand Aeon’s Walford Creek copper-nickel resource will be keenly watched by growth-hungry mid-tiers. Plus, David Flanagan’s Battery Minerals secures its mining licence, putting it on track for graphite production at its first project this year, while studies on its second operation are returning strong results. Show More

Great Boulder Resources (GBR.ASX) Metallurgy key at Mt Venn + Jundee South near Northern Star's NST.ASX major Zodiac discovery

Wentworth Securities

In Nov 2017 GBR rallied 208% on the announcement of the major discovery at Mt Venn (top assays 4.3% copper and 0.1% cobalt). There was broad mineralisation, and large strike - at 7.5km strike. Note, GBR has only scratched the surface, literally, with a reconnaissance drill program at Mt Venn.... Show More

Glencore chief feeds copper bulls with talk of ‘massive under-investment’ in new mines

Barry FitzGerald

Ivan Glasenberg fuels talk the copper price could be set for another leg-up, contrasting forecast growth in demand with a chronic lack of investment in new supply. Plus, Piedmont looks to tap into US auto industry with made-in-America lithium and Kirkland’s Fosterville on track to be Australia’s best gold mine. Show More

Let the Good Times Roll

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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