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February 10th, 2022

Fracking boom over as wells start to run dry

The end of the boom is in sight for America’s fracking companies. Less than 3½ years after the shale revolution made the US the world’s largest oil producer, companies in the oil fields of Texas, New Mexico and North Dakota have tapped many of their best wells (reports The Wall Street Journal).

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February 10th, 2022

Kingston Resources begins exploration at historic Mineral Hill copper-gold mine

Newly-minted gold producer Kingston Resources (ASX: KSN) has commenced exploration at the historic Mineral Hill copper-gold project in New South Wales, targeting near-mine or brownfields targets within the existing mining lease.

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Nuclear
February 3rd, 2022

EU’s support for nuclear power fuels bullish outlook for uranium

There is growing recognition that nuclear power is key to meeting both the energy and decarbonisation challenges. But the supply side of the uranium equation is yet to catch on, paving the way for further price increases. And Boss Energy, already among Australia’s uranium front runners, could add copper to its story. Plus, bumper drilling results add to the buzz at Genesis over pending arrival of Raleigh Finlayson.

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February 3rd, 2022

Gold traders buzzing with talk of ‘whale’ soaking up bullion

Rare earths and other critical metals moved back into focus this week thanks to Australian Government project funding offers but it was gold which really caught the eye of investors as reports surfaced of a “whale” soaking up bullion every time the price slipped far below US$1800 an ounce.

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February 3rd, 2022

Betting on gold? Here’s a couple of juniors ready for a first pour… and rerate

Garimpeiro would be wasting everyone’s time if he tried to predict the next move in the US gold price (reports Barry FitzGerald on Stockhead).

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ZINC_1
February 3rd, 2022

Alicanto exploration pushes the boundaries of Sala mineralisation out

Alicanto’s exploration has extended high-grade silver and zinc mineralisation at its Sala silver-lead-zinc project in Sweden over 3km of strike (reports Stockhead).

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February 3rd, 2022

War tensions another tailwind for commodities

War in Ukraine could tighten several commodities markets as further sanctions on Russia crimp supply, providing a fresh tailwind to producers already enjoying buoyant conditions (reports The Australian Financial Review).

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Gold_15
February 3rd, 2022

Former Goldcorp chair sees Barrick going out of business

Canadian mining legend Ian Telfer says Barrick Gold is on the way to going out of business due to its failure to buy new assets because of what he says is a fixation on assets being able to generate returns at a US$1200 per ounce gold price (reports MiningNews).

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February 3rd, 2022

Genesis pleasantly surprised by Ulysses upside

Genesis Resources’ high-grade Puzzle North discovery has delivered further “exceptional” gold results (reports MiningNews).

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MATSA
February 3rd, 2022

Sandfire completes $1.8B mine buy

Sandfire Resources has completed the US$1.86 billion acquisition of 100% of the MATSA mining complex in south-western Spain (writes MiningNews)

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Upcoming Events

17th February 2022
Investor Webinar: Gateway Mining
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.