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

Clean Teq - Derisked at the Macquarie Conference?

Rodney  Forrest

The Macquarie Conference each year throws up opportunities for re-ratings or new companies of interest to Institutional investors. Clean Teq Holdings Ltd (ASX: CLQ) was a company that presented at the Macquarie Conference last week. Show More

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Hylea - Drilling for cobalt

Mark Gordon

Expect plenty of upcoming news from Hylea Metals, with a 50 hole, 3000m RC programme having recently commenced at the Tigers Creek Co-Ni-Pt-Sc prospect within the broader Hylea Project, which is one of the last laterite occurrences in the Fifield district of New South Wales not yet hosting a JORC-compliant... Show More

Great Boulder: The hunt for the missing Nickel

Wentworth Securities

In our last note, we talked about GBR hunting for the source of the intrusion that is feeding the copper-nickel-Cobalt system Mt Venn. At Mt Venn they discovered the copper rich, later stage part of the system, and the goal is to find the earlier stage part of the system,... Show More

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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

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Great Boulder Resources (GBR.ASX) - Significant step towards piecing together Mt Venn

Wentworth Securities

I wrote about GBR's Mt Venn earlier this week at 23.5c (last 29C +23.4% - Metallurgy can make Mt Venn + Jundee South near Northern Star's NST.ASX major Zodiac discovery). Today GBR has announced a significant intrusion identified near the Mt Venn complex. There is no doubt from the language... Show More

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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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Western Areas: What the market missed

James Gerrish

Western Areas (WSA) is a company we follow pretty closely, and although we don’t hold it at this point in time, we are keen on the stock, given the positive underlying trends likely to play out in the Nickel market over the coming years. They released 1H18 results that looked... Show More

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A good year ahead for resources

Tim Hannon

We have argued the case for an exposure to the resources sector for over 12 months. Despite the excellent performance of the sector over this period, we continue to remain confident as our multi-pronged investment case remains intact. Show More

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Hill End set to join high-purity alumina party with multi-decade maiden resource

Barry FitzGerald

High-purity alumina is touted as the next hot industrial mineral - and there is a growing view that Hill End may have lots of it. The guessing will soon be over, with a maiden resource expected shortly. Plus, Centaurus’ local knowledge lands it a highly prospective Brazilian nickel-cobalt play. Show More

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The New Criterion: how to make a dime out of nickel

Tim Boreham

Some argue that nickel is a more important component in electric vehicle batteries than lithium or graphite. Whatever the case, nickel stocks have found their groove although they remain vulnerable to renewed market volatility Show More

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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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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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Red River chief fears zinc miner will be snapped up ‘on the cheap’

Barry FitzGerald

Red River’s MD says it would be a “tragedy” if his Queensland zinc miner is hit with a low-ball offer just as cashflow is set to surge and exploration offers much blue sky. Plus, Cassini tipped to bounce back as investors digest Oz Minerals’ deal with the base metals explorer. Show More

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Highlands tipped to ride high on back of cobalt boom

Barry FitzGerald

As a partner in the substantial Ramu nickel-cobalt mine, Highlands Pacific has lots of what the lithium battery makers want. It also has a market cap of just $80m, which is why the stock is now attracting buy recommendations. Plus, will Perseus’ forecast production increases revive its share price? Show More

Market smells big resource increase coming at West African

Barry FitzGerald

Investors are bracing for a significant resource upgrade at West African Resources’ Burkina Faso gold project. The result is expected to underpin a revised development scenario, including higher production rates and lower costs. Plus, Great Boulder sets pulses – and shares – racing with wide sulphide hits at Mt Venn... Show More

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Robust Commodity Outlook

Gavin Wendt

Given recent headlines and speculation with respect to commodity prices, I thought it worthwhile to outline my views on the near-term picture. Overall, I remain very optimistic with respect to prices and demand. In particular, recent positive Chinese commodity demand data and outcomes from the recent Chinese Communist Party Congress,... Show More

Sipa - Delivering the goods

Mark Gordon

Sipa is a well-known explorer on the Australian scene, having been around for quite a while. Recent activities, led by a strong technical team, have been focussed on the Paterson North Project in Western Australia and the Kitgum Pader Project in Uganda, both of which have been returning very positive... Show More

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Re-charged Jervois starts its engine with one eye on the battery space

Barry FitzGerald

After 20 years of little to report, resources group Jervois is re-invigorated with a new board led by well-regarded banker Steve van der Sluys. With interests in nickel, cobalt, scandium and gold, the stock is moving. And Breaker’s gold discovery is starting to catch the eye of cashed-up producers. Show More