Barry FitzGerald

Mining’s big boys are back in the chase for base metals, as this week’s deals by BHP and South32 show. A lack of big-scale exploration success in recent years is fuelling growing concerns about a longer-term supply deficit, which is in turn increasing the strategic appeal of existing resources. ... 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

Barry FitzGerald

This week we look at potential near-term producer, Echo Resources; Plus, Orion’s South African deal could be genuine company-maker, Verdant’s plan to help feed the world and St Barbara joins Gina in search for ‘new’ Bendigo. Show More

Barry FitzGerald

Here we are at the start of another exploration field season in Western Australia’s remote Fraser Range, home to the 2012 Nova nickel-copper discovery by Sirius Resources, now a producing mine and part of Independence (ASX:IGO) after its $1 billion cash and shares takeover in 2015. Show More