EganStreet – cashed up, high grade gold

Mark Gordon

Following the underwriting and conversion of listed options, EganStreet has now secured $11.9 million in funding to progress its 100% owned, high grade advanced Rothsay Gold Project, located just 440km NE of Perth in the Yilgarn Province of Western Australia. 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

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Rumours about Aruma’s ‘large-scale gold system’ gain credence

Barry FitzGerald

Those in the know are whispering about little-known Aruma Resources and its recent gold discovery near Kalgoorlie. The first round of drilling hit two 500m-long shoots, albeit low grade, and the next round is imminent. Plus, Victorian gold specialist Navarre looks cheap against its peers with drilling results pending. 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

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Not one, not two, but three for Dacian

Barry FitzGerald

With first gold just seven weeks away, Dacian has made another discovery which could increase production and mine life at its 200,000ozpa Mt Morgans project. Plus, Tawana looks set for re-rate on imminent lithium production. Show More

Chinese aerospace deal could send Clean-TeQ to new heights

Barry FitzGerald

Lithium and cobalt at the Syerston project have underpinned Clean-TeQ’s runaway share price. But Syerston’s lesser-loved scandium may be about to have its day in the sun thanks to a deal with China’s aerospace industry. Plus, Red 5 makes a strong start to life as a WA gold miner. Show More

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Roman Kings hold Leonora gold

Mark Gordon

Western Australia is one of the world’s global mining powerhouses, and one of the top gold producers. Within Western Australia, the Leonora-Leinster-Laverton region is a major gold producing district, with several operations with mills that potentially have spare capacity for toll treating or similar arrangements. Show More

Gold Powers Higher!

Jordan Eliseo

Gold prices have continued their march higher in the last 24 hours, currently trading near USD $1355oz. Silver has also rallied, continuing the impressive run in precious metal prices which dates back to mid December 2017, with gold and silver up 9% and 12% respectively in this current rally. Show More

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Highly-promising Weednanna sprouts high-grade shoots for Alliance

Barry FitzGerald

Alliance’s combination of high-grade gold hits, the prospect of a maiden resource and abundant exploration upside sounds like opportunity knocking. Plus, this column’s instincts about emerging mineral sands miner Strandline are shaping up as spot on and Stavely gets to the pointy end of its hunt for a copper-gold porphyry. Show More

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The ten most tipped stocks for 2018

Alex Cowie

When we asked you to suggest a stock tip in our 2018 Livewire reader survey, there were a few names that came up regularly. Drawing from the database of 2617 responses, here are the 10 stocks that readers tipped the most, with exclusive insights from our contributors for each one.... Show More

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Dacian tipped as gold spotlight swings to emerging producers

Barry FitzGerald

Big gains in the share prices of the leading gold miners have seen the spotlight swing to the next generation of producers, which are carrying sharply lower valuations. Macquarie sees an opportunity, naming Dacian as its pick. Plus, Stavely awaits results in its hunt for a big copper-gold discovery. Show More

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The top 10 Charts for 2018

Callum Thomas

I spent a lot of time in the 2017 End of Year Special Edition looking back across the year, covering some of my best charts and calls (and some of the worst!). But this article provides a look at the most important part of that report. Show More

Gold Market Déjà Vu – Why Gold Could be the Commodity Dark Horse of 2018

Gavin Wendt

There’s an overwhelming sense of déjà vu as far as the gold market is concerned. Two years ago during December 2015, we witnessed the first US Fed rate hike since the 2008 GFC – a 25-basis point increase. This followed years of promises, threats and jawboning by the US Federal... 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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Spumante makes way for Bollinger as resources sector celebrates bumper 2017

Barry FitzGerald

Like all good years, 2017 will go down as the year when much-tipped bad things didn’t happen. Iron ore prices didn’t collapse and gold prices held up despite US rate rises. At the same time, commodity prices rose across the board, with battery materials leading the way. Show More


Bitcoin, Bubbles and Bullion....outlook for 2018

Jordan Eliseo

With a performance that is on track to 20-bag this year, there is little doubt it’s going to be a very Merry Christmas for Bitcoin enthusiasts, many of whom have made truly astonishing gains in 2017. Show More

Cash-rich gold miners turn to explorers, developers for growth

Barry FitzGerald

Northern Star’s purchase of a 16% stake in nearby explorer Echo Resources highlights what could be a trend for cashed-up, growth-hungry gold majors in 2018. And Genesis Minerals could be one of those on the bigger boys’ radar, with recent drilling demonstrating its development potential. Show More


Strandline poised to rebound on rising mineral sands prices

Barry FitzGerald

After years in the doldrums, mineral sands prices are bouncing back, thanks mainly to a lack of new mines. This means highly-leveraged juniors such as Strandline, which has a pipeline of projects, are starting to feel a tailwind. Plus, Encounter dangles the carrot with results imminent from drilling near Telfer. Show More

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The Future of Money: Bitcoin, Dollars or Gold?

Jordan Eliseo

Type “Bitcoin is a Bubble” into Google and you’ll get 31,800,000 results, a clear indication of how many times people have, incorrectly so far, called a top in the price of the worlds most famous cryptocurrency. Show More

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Spitfire - Transformational gold strategy

Mark Gordon

With the planned merger with Aphrodite Minerals (due to be completed in early January, and with the Scheme Booklet now available), Spitfire is continuing the transformational strategy of becoming a significant Australian gold developer. Work by the Company, headed by the Pilbara team of John Young and Neil Biddle, has... Show More