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December 20th, 2023

Tight supply fuels copper’s strong finish to ’23 and points to more gains ahead

As the red metal knocks on the door of US$4/lb, smaller copper stocks such as FireFly and Rex look set to enjoy vastly highly valuation metrics.

By Barry FitzGerald.

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EnergyMarket
December 20th, 2023

Surging energy use, including AI, driving Rinehart & Co’s huge lithium appetite

Lithium stormed back to investment prominence this week, not because the price of the metal rose, but solely because billionaires are buying.

By Tim Treadgold.

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Growth_0
December 20th, 2023

Geopacific uncovers ‘significant scope’ to grow 1.6Moz Woodlark gold project

A comprehensive review of the Woodlark gold project by Geopacific Resources (ASX:GPR) has shone a light on its significant exploration upside.

Reports Stockhead.

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Rare Earths
December 20th, 2023

Mitre Mining scores lithium and rare earths finds in maiden soil program at Hillside

Mitre Mining (ASX: MMC) has hit the daily double of critical mineral wins with a maiden soil sampling program at its 100%-owned Hillside project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region identifying lithium and rare earth element potential (reports Small Caps).

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Graphite
December 20th, 2023

Final pieces coming together for Kingsland’s maiden resource at the Leliyn graphite project

More “outstanding” intersections have been received from Kingsland Minerals’ (ASX:KNG) Leliyn graphite project in the Northern Territory, building on previous assays that demonstrate both scale and high-grade potential (reports Stockhead).

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Gold  Silver
December 20th, 2023

Sunstone Metals expands Limon prospect in Ecuador with promising gold and silver results

Sunstone Metals (ASX: STM) continues to highlight the potential of its Limon gold and silver discovery at the Bramaderos project in southern Ecuador (reports Small Caps).

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Ban
December 20th, 2023

Ban short-selling in the ‘national interest’, Chalice boss pleads

Chalice Mining chief executive Alex Dorsch claimed short-selling of critical minerals stocks should be banned “in the national interest” to ensure “geopolitical opponents” cannot hold back the development of Australian mines.

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Nuclear Power
December 14th, 2023

COP28 support for nuclear and US ban on Russian product sets up uranium for a booming 2024

Latest tailwinds mean Boss could be starting production and signing first offtake contracts in a very bullish market. Plus, ironman Flanagan to lead Arrow down its Simandou path and Harmanis looks like he may be about to do it again.

By Barry FitzGerald.

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Sea Change
December 14th, 2023

Sea change for investors as rates peak

The investment game changed this week when the U.S. central bank gave the clearest indication yet that interest rates have peaked and a falling cycle will soon start, with gold first to react as it moved back above US$2000 an ounce.

By Tim Treadgold.

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Lithium 600x600_0
December 14th, 2023

Critical Resources lays platform for major advances at Mavis Lake lithium project in 2024

Critical Resources (ASX: CRR) has made positive progress on a number of fronts in preparation for a full 2024 work program at its Mavis Lake lithium project in Ontario, Canada (reports Small Caps).

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Delta Lithium  David Flanagan
December 14th, 2023

Flanagan's back in iron ore space

Atlas Iron founder David Flanagan is getting back into the iron ore space after a decade exploring battery metals opportunities, leading a new team to recapitalise microcap Arrow Minerals (reports MiningNews).

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iStock533571686
December 14th, 2023

The world’s copper supply is suddenly looking scarce

A forecast surplus of copper going into 2024 has suddenly all but disappeared (reports Bloomberg).

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Appointmentmin
December 14th, 2023

FireFly Metals’ proven management team leads quest to develop Green Bay copper-gold project

FireFly Metals (ASX: FFM) has identified significant copper, gold, silver and zinc results at its Green Bay project in Newfoundland, Canada, after expanding the analysis of historic drill results (reports Small Caps).

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Gold Element
December 14th, 2023

Spartan Resources strikes more gold at Never Never ahead of resource upgrade

Spartan Resources is continuing its march towards golden riches at the Never Never deposit with the company reporting even more thick, high-grade gold intersections ahead of an imminent resource upgrade (reports Stockhead).

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Acquisition2min
December 14th, 2023

Acquisitive Genesis consolidates more Leonora gold ground

Kin Mining has accepted an offer from its gold-producing neighbour, to sell around one-third of resources at the Cardinia project at Leonora, in Western Australia to fund more expansive exploration along its emerging Eastern Corridor trends (reports MiningNews).

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Lithium 5
December 7th, 2023

James Bay Minerals takes to the air to unveil new targets at Aqua

James Bay Minerals (ASX: JBY) has successfully utilised modern aerial survey technology to unveil a number of high-priority lithium-caesium-tantalum (LCT) pegmatite targets across its Aqua property in the James Bay region of Quebec, Canada (reports Small Caps).

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Gold  Silver
December 7th, 2023

Mitre Mining acquires transformational Chilean silver-gold project

Mitre Mining (ASX: MMC) has moved to acquire the “company-changing” Cerro Bayo silver-gold project in Chile for $5 million (reports Small Caps).

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Drilling
December 7th, 2023

Chalice Mining cleared for next stage of Julimar discovery drilling near Toodyay

Chalice Mining has been given the go-ahead to launch the next stage of drilling across its potentially lucrative Julimar metals discovery on Perth’s doorstep (reports The West Australian).

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Uranium_11
December 7th, 2023

Boss Energy poised for global uranium production after acquiring stake in Alta Mesa project

On target to commence imminent maiden uranium production at the Honeymoon mine in South Australia, Boss Energy (ASX: BOE) has added another string to its bow with the signing of an agreement to acquire an interest in the rich Alta Mesa in-situ recovery (ISR) project in South Texas (reports Small Caps).

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Global Markets 3
December 7th, 2023

Why Glencore’s decision to shut Mt Isa could spark regional consolidation

Next door neighbours Hammer and Carnaby highlight the scope for mergers. Plus, M&A value-creation can take time and brokers line up to back rare earths play Meteoric.

By Barry FitzGerald. 

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