Copper 5
September 21st, 2022

Sandfire expects to be in Spain for decades

The US$1.8 billion acquisition of the MATSA copper complex in Spain gave Sandfire Resources a dominant position in one of the world’s most prolific mineral belts (reports MiningNews).

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Stock Market_0
September 21st, 2022

Knockdown discovery valuations won't last

The owners of three of the best metal discoveries in recent times have been doing it hard on the market – along with the rest of the mining sector (reports Barry FitzGerald on MiningNews).

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Copper 4
September 15th, 2022

The global war for copper is just getting started

At the heart of Rio Tinto’s pursuit of Turquose Hill and BHP’s offer for OZ Minerals is a simple fact: the world needs more copper than ever before (reports The Australian Financial Review).

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Global Market
September 15th, 2022

Whopping cash generation for years to come insulates lithium stocks against market wobbles

The ATMs of the mining sector look set to continue spitting out cash for at least another three years. This bumper outlook is flowing through to juniors like Kairos, as shown by the big jump in its share price his week. Plus, Rex earns a big tick from Goldmans in its copper report and the word is FMG may have a copper find in South Australia.

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Bad Weather
September 15th, 2022

Volatile week prompts debate on whether now is the calm after the storm or the calm before the storm

The calm after the storm is one way of describing Thursday’s stock market recovery after Wednesday’s rout.

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September 15th, 2022

Beament unveils hybrid growth ambitions for Develop

The maverick in former Northern Star Resources boss Bill Beament made the choice of location for last week’s release of a five year strategy for his new mining vehicle Develop Global a natural one(reports Barry FitzGerald on MiningNews).

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CU_0
September 15th, 2022

Goldman Sachs: The only way we’ll meet copper demand by 2030 is if prices top US$13,000

Analysts at Goldman Sachs have sounded the alarm at the dearth of shovel-ready copper mines poised to hit the market at current price in the face of an extraordinary uptick in demand due to come from the green energy transition (reports Stockhead).

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Lithium_0
September 8th, 2022

Lithium, coal stocks march on in face of interest rate fears

Sharp share-price rises by lithium stocks were rare highlights in a down week dominated by investor concern about how high interest rates might have to rise before central banks are confident that they have tamed inflation.

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Copper Smaller File
September 8th, 2022

Orion firms backing for Okiep copper resurrection

Decades after the giants pulled out of Okiep copper mining hub, Orion Minerals has put a restart on the fast track with the Industrial Development Corporation South Africa pledging to stump up almost half of the initial capital required (reports MiningNews).

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Global Market
September 1st, 2022

Rising Greenback joins rising rates in taking toll on commodity prices

Interest rates are not alone in reaching for the sky. The mighty U.S. dollar is also rocketing up and when it comes to commodity prices the combination of higher rates and a higher dollar can be lethal, as seen in the sliding gold price.

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September 1st, 2022

Simich sees decades of copper mining in Botswana

Sandfire Resources boss Karl Simich believes the company’s Motheo copper development is just the start of a long life for the company in Botswana (reports MiningNews).

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Global Market
August 25th, 2022

Punters disappear down a Jackson Hole ahead of key US interest rate statement

Commodity and share prices edged higher this week as investors waited nervously for interest rate news from a gathering of central bankers in a U.S. ski resort.

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Gold Copper
August 25th, 2022

RareX and project partner Kincora already planning, beyond strong gold-copper results in NSW

RareX has welcomed recent assay results from project partner Kincora Copper (ASX:KCC) at the Trundle and Fairholme projects in NSW (reports Stockhead).

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Global Market 2
August 11th, 2022

Evidence of peak inflation combines with M&A fever to fuel investor optimism

BHP’s bid for OZ Minerals was the highlight of remarkably upbeat trading on the Australian market this week as fear of future interest rates hikes faded and M&A became the game to play.

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Capital Raising 2
August 4th, 2022

Rush to raise cash as confidence bounces back despite global tensions

Confidence returned to financial markets this week even as central banks continued to tighten the interest rate screws, with nowhere more positive than Australia’s resources sector, which partied in a wet and windy Kalgoorlie.

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Capital Raising_0
August 4th, 2022

Stavely Minerals raises $5.3m to advance namesake copper-gold project

Stavely Minerals (ASX: SVY) has closed out a capital raising with more than $5.3 million in share purchase plan subscriptions representing a 350% increase on the targeted amount of $1.5 million (reports Small Caps).

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CU_1
August 4th, 2022

New World Resources completes scoping study at Antler copper project during June quarter

New World Resources (ASX: NWC) has received “very encouraging” results from a scoping study completed as an initial evaluation of the historic Antler copper deposit in the US state of Arizona (reports Small Caps).

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