With sanctions on Russian zinc supply adding pressure on Sweden – Europe’s second largest zinc producer, to increase supplies – Alicanto’s Sala resource might just be the missing link (reports Stockhead).
The turn-around underway at Gascoyne illustrates this upside while Ivory Coast gold mine developer Tietto is also in line for a re-rate. Plus, Bellevue Gold insulates itself against rising costs.
To buy, or not to buy, that is the question dogging investors as they’re swamped with the competing evidence driving volatile financial and commodity markets, with gold leading the way down and copper trying to lead the way up.
Bellevue Gold has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for its 1 million tonne per annum Bellevue plant to GR Engineering Services (reports MiningNews).
A lithium producer for car makers including BMW and Tesla is beginning work to assess battery metals projects in Xinjiang, deepening links between electric vehicle supply chains and a region at the heart of human rights allegations against China (reports Bloomberg).
E79 Gold Mines (ASX: E79) has started a major new phase of aircore drilling at its flagship Laverton South gold project in Western Australia (reports Small Caps).
Trigg Mining has announced the completion of a sighter evaporation trial on brine samples from its flagship Lake Throssell sulphate of potash (SOP) project in the Laverton region of Western Australia (reports Small Caps).
Rare earth stocks, like the rest of the mining sector, have been sold down for much of the past six months, but three clues can be found, which point to the potential for a strong recovery (reports Tim Treadgold on Small Caps).
The 30-40% slump in copper stocks in response to the 31% crunch in the copper price since its early March highs has naturally enough triggered thoughts that the copper stocks are now in deep value territory.
Even at almost 50, Boss Energy managing director Duncan Craib recognises he’s a relative youngster in the uranium sector, especially in Australia, having kept the faith in a sector that has spent a decade in the doldrums (reports MiningNews).
The past 12 months have been transformative for copper explorer Coda Minerals (reports MiningNews).
Global action is needed to ensure sufficient supplies of minerals required to build renewable energy generation assets because without it the cost of the zero emission projects will soar, the vice chairman of S&P Global and energy markets expert Daniel Yergin has warned (reports The Australian Financial Review).
Boss Energy has hit “extensive mineralisation” outside the existing resource at its Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia as part of the company’s strategy to grow inventory to support an increased mine life and production (reports Small Caps).
Junior explorer Stavely Minerals (ASX: SVY) has launched a $5.5 million capital raising to fund the next stage of exploration and resource definition drilling at its namesake copper-gold project in western Victoria (reports Small Caps).
Extensional drilling at New World Resources’ (ASX: NWC) Antler deposit has uncovered more wide and high-grade copper mineralisation at depth in several targets, which could boost the current resource and project development economics (reports Small Caps).
Pilbara Minerals continues to benefit from booming demand for lithium as battery makers race to secure supplies of the vital battery ingredient (reports The West Australian).
A decision seven months ago to dedicate a few holes to double-check the historical Gilbey’s North aircore anomaly by Gascoyne Resources chief geologist Graham Gadsby has again proven its worth by opening up a new target (reports MiningNews).
Alicanto Minerals managing director Peter George has never one to spare superlatives when describing the company’s flagship Sala lead-zinc-silver project in Sweden, but now he can back those words up with some hard numbers (reports MiningNews).
Kairos Minerals has confirmed the presence of spodumene-bearing pegmatite within its Mt York gold project, in WA's Pilbara, just 4km from Pilbara Minerals' Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum mine (reports MiningNews).
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