One of the world’s biggest uranium miners has laid out a dramatic bull case for the nuclear fuel, while Australia’s next active uranium producer thinks inflationary pressures across the mining industry could send prices soaring as supply struggles to meet demand from utilities (reports Stockhead).
The allure of carbon-free power is stronger than ever (reports Bloomberg). As countries are desperate to lower emissions and reach climate goals, the world also faces a shortage of traditional fossil fuels.
Assuming no meltdown in lithium prices, Pilbara Minerals’ cash position will continue to build at an astronomical rate, for a company with a A$15.1 billion market cap anyway (writes Barry FitzGerald on MiningNews).
Sandfire Resources has maintained its materials output guidance for the 2023 financial year, despite copper production during the December quarter being lower than anticipated (reports The West Australian).
A dearth of critical minerals projects on the market is forcing miners to look further afield for green metals, according to an analyst, with BHP making its first investment in Serbia to hunt for copper (reports The West Australian).
Fresh off a promising definitive feasibility study for its Maniry graphite project in Madagascar, Evion Group now says a further scoping study provides ‘compelling’ support for a downstream battery anode plant in Europe (reports MiningNews).
Emerging Pilbara iron ore producer CZR Resources (CZR) is looking to offer investors maximum leverage to the booming price for the steel-making ingredient, pushing ahead with its project development plan at full speed (reports Stockhead).
Electric-vehicle makers are hoping that an imminent wave of lithium supply will bring relief for their expansion plans after a two-year squeeze, but the battery metal’s die-hard bulls warn of more pain to come if producers fail to deliver (reports Bloomberg).
Sunstone’s drilling has uncovered a porphyry gold-copper system at the Limon target that has the potential to substantially upgrade the scale of its Bramaderos project in southern Ecuador (reports Stockhead).
Shares in gold producer Calidus Resources rose this morning after the company reported a high-grade discovery at its Blue Spec project (reports MiningNews).
Recent geophysical surveys at 92 Energy’s (ASX: 92E) Gemini uranium discovery in Canada’s Athabasca Basin have revealed significant potential to expand the deposit’s known mineralisation (reports Small Caps).
Recently listed nickel sulphide explorer Nordic Nickel (ASX: NNL) is one of seven junior companies selected to participate in BHP’s (ASX: BHP) inaugural Xplor program (reports Small Caps).
Gold will remain a mainstay for mining firms and investors until at least 2026 and counter expectations that the yellow metal is losing its appeal as an investment class, according to Bank of America (reports MiningNews).
The new boss of nickel producer Mincor Resources says so-called “future facing” commodities are engaging young people and a new wave of talent as the energy transition gathers pace (reports The West Australian).
Single-project gold companies are losing the support of investors, according to a Victorian-based company partly owned by Gina Rinehart that has stitched up a deal over one of WA’s richest gold belts (reports The West Australian).
At the crest of a new wave of mergers and takeovers washing over the small end of the Australian gold sector, the head of an emerging miner joining the fray says more consolidation is inevitable (reports Stockhead).
They are the majority owners of Australia’s best lithium address, but now IGO Group and Chinese company Tianqi want to spend $136 million muscling into a second lithium province in Western Australia (reports The Australian Financial Review).
BMO Capital Markets says low inventory levels has the potential to be the defining issue for industrial metals markets in 2023 (reports Mining News).
Bank of America sees the gold price heading to more than US$2000 an ounce in the coming months on the back of developments in US interest rates and foreign exchange markets (reports Mining News).
Chalice Mining Managing Director & CEO Alex Dorsch hosted a live investor webinar, regarding progress at the Julimar Nickel-Copper-PGE Project in WA.
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