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Mark Gordon

When “gold” and “South Africa” are mentioned in the same sentence, thoughts generally turn to the deep mines of the Witwatersrand, historically one of the world’s largest gold producers. However, the Wits was not the site of South Africa’s first gold rush; that honour goes to the Pilgrim’s Rest-Sabie gold... Show More

Mark Gordon

The junior resources market is continuing the momentum that started in 2016. Although we saw the gold price, which has been one of the main drivers of the recovery in the sector, fall in the latter part of the year, it has now recovered and is trading back above US$1,200/oz.... Show More

Mark Gordon

One of the key issues facing solar and wind power is how to effectively utilise them when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing. The answer is in batteries, and in the case of domestic applications we have the recently released Tesla Powerwall amongst others. However for larger... Show More

Mark Gordon

Orion’s focus is on building a portfolio of quality development and exploration properties in the highly prospective Areachap Terrane of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The Company has taken advantage of depressed commodity prices to enter into the options to acquire the properties, which have the potential to... Show More

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John Robertson

Is Universal Coal (UNV:AX) one of the 10 best resources companies listed on the ASX? The theme of my Mining Journal column this week (http://t.co/HGojZIzE4B) is that sound investments are characterised by companies getting the job done: doing what they said they were going to do within the foreshadowed timeframe.... Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Cricket World Cup 2015 | Knock out stage - Australia by a sledge | The large number of games against variety of teams has allowed most teams to get used to the conditions and improve on their records in Australia and New Zealand. Bangladesh has been the outperformer while England... Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Cricket World Cup | Three way affair: Australia, South Africa and New Zealand | The Cricket World Cup (CWC) co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand starts on the 14th of Feb with 42 pool games to determine the quarter final spots. The CWC model looks though the 2014 ODI (One... Show More

Livewire News

Platinum group metals are breaking out after three years of range trading; ETFS Securities: PGMs: ready to strike back? South African strikes and fears of trade sanctions against Russia have recently buoyed platinum and palladium prices, exacerbating what are already expected to be large deficits in 2014. Strikes in South... Show More