February 22nd, 2024

Production cuts starting to drive lithium recovery, not so for nickel, but copper heating up

The nickel industry train wreck dominated news flow this week, with worse to come if/when BHP mothballs its WA nickel business, but in the background lithium stocks started what could be a significant recovery, gold rose, and zinc earned a rare headline.

By Tim Treadgold.

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August 31st, 2023

Goyder says markets should ‘get real’ about Chalice’s long-term value

Tim Goyder, Chalice Mining’s largest shareholder, says a slump in the critical minerals explorer’s share price is an overreaction by a market that wants “a bed of roses” and needs to “get real” about long-term value (reports The Australian Financial Review).

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August 31st, 2023

Chalice Mining releases long-awaited scoping study for Gonneville deposit at Julimar

Green metals from Chalice Mining’s flagship Gonneville deposit at its Julimar discovery could inject around $18 billion into the WA economy over almost two decades (reports The West Australian).

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January 19th, 2023

Nordic Nickel selected for inaugural BHP Xplor program

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).

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January 19th, 2023

New Mincor Resources boss Gabrielle Iwanow says future-facing commodities attracting fresh talent

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).

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December 8th, 2022

Lill hoping to replicate Hemi success at Mons

Junior nickel explorer Nimy Resources is aiming to make a big discovery across its underexplored landholding in Western Australia (reports MiningNews).

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November 24th, 2022

Stars lining up for Nimy’s nickel and rare earths exploration

The stars are lining up for junior WA nickel explorer Nimy Resources, which continues to generate strong results against the backdrop of a sharply rising nickel price (reports Stockhead).

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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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September 15th, 2022

Nimy Resources completes maiden drilling at Mons nickel project

Junior explorer Nimy Resources (ASX: NIM) has completed a maiden diamond drilling campaign at the Mons nickel project in Western Australia (reports Small Caps).

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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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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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July 28th, 2022

Brave investors look past rate-rising cycle in hope of better days ahead

Investors looked through this week’s bad news of rising interest rates and declining dividends in the belief that a threatened recession will be short-lived with a sustainable recovery possible next year.

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July 28th, 2022

Mincor up on maiden resource for Golden Mile

Shares in Mincor tracked higher after the company unveiled a maiden 22,600 tonne resource for its Golden Mile deposit dubbed LN04a (reports The West Australian).

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July 7th, 2022

Nordic Nickel dishes up 133.6Mt maiden resource at Pulju Nickel Project

Nordic Nickel has revealed its MRE (mineral resource estimate) for the Hotinvaara prospect, which sits at 133.6Mt at 0.21% nickel and 0.01% cobalt for 278,520t of contained nickel and 12,560t cobalt (reports Stockhead).

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17th February 2022
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Gateway Mining (ASX: GML) Managing Director Mark Cossom will discuss recennt highlights from the Company's Gedgee Gold Project in Western Australia and its exploration strategy for 2022.