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Red Mountain locks in farm out deal for non-core asset

Korean group to earn up to 75% for US$2m expenditure on non-core Philippines prospect.

Triton adds jumbo flakes to its graphite arsenal

Nicanda Hill project now able to supply entire range of graphite product to off-take partners.

Blackham adds more tonnes on the path to production

Pre-feasibility drilling at Galaxy deposit now complete with production imminent.

Hammer nails Overlander copper deposit in Mt Isa

Drilling campaign yields 53% resource upgrade and adds nearly 8000 tonnes of copper concentrate

Unexpected windfall for Terrain

Old battery sands may contain up to $4m worth of gold

Red Mountain produces outstanding surface samples

New drill targets identified at high grade Lobo gold project

Blackham adds another high grade gold lode

Strategy to increase resource prior to recommissioning of Wiluna Gold plant on track.

Triton graphite suitable for multi-billion dollar battery market

Lithium ion battery market expected to be worth $26b within a decade

Koreans weigh into Stargroup above market

Major shareholder spends over $730k buying shares in Perth ATM play

Stargroup to bank big savings on ATMs

New distribution agreement leads to sizeable hardware savings for ATM operator.

Analytica appoints medical heavyweight to board

Former European Medicines Agency Executive Director takes up role at ASX listed medical technology company

Red Mountain raising to drill promising new target

Company looking to replicate existing South West Breccia gold resource

Spectacular drill result for Blackham

Visible gold evident in core sample

iCash Star Group merger completes

Merged entity banks $3m to boost ATM network

Terrain identifies high-priority EM conductors at Fraser Range

New structural interpretation of tenement throws up new priority targets

PharmAust closer to multi-billion dollar cancer market

“First in man” anti-cancer drug trial shows promising results

iCash growth strategy to follow Stargroup merger

Only ASX listed company to deploy ATM machines within Australia

Cradle strikes 197m @ 3.8g/t Au Equivalent

Perth based explorer Cradle Resources recently produced some spectacular drilling results at their Niobium project in Tanzania.Headlined by a 197m intersection from surface grading .

Grade is King for Orinoco

Even with a depressed gold price there are still a few WA gold explorers that are hurtling towards production but with one key advantage – grade !Orinoco Gold is one such company and with results of 1

New strategy for New Standard pays off

A decision by New Standard Energy to focus on the Eagle Ford oil and gas fields of Texas rather than W.A’s Canning Basin is paying off for New Standard Energy.With a market cap of just $28m New Standa

Wolf to join elite pack

With many Perth mining companies currently licking their wounds and simply trying to keep the lights on, few are contemplating funding a DFS let alone production.One Perth mining company however has b

Balaclava wearing lawyers

Is it only Perth corporate lawyers that have a Balaclava lurking in their bottom drawer ?Legal fees and billing practices in Perth are now akin to daylight robbery and the old saying “only the lawyers

Lucapa set to mine world class diamonds

Seven years after selling control of Kimberley Diamonds for $320 million, Miles Kennedy is back in the diamond mining business.And while Kimberley became famous for the fancy yellow diamonds produced

Chinese fly in with $26m chequebook for Pluton

Hong Kong based General Nice Resources will underwrite the Pluton Resources rights issue to the tune of $26m and will take up their own rights worth $13.5m

International pharmaceutical giants court local biotech minnow

What is it about Subiaco based listed biotech minnow Phylogica that has attracted research interest from international billion dollar pharmaceutical giants like Roche , Johnson & Johnson , Astra Z

Forward looking rigor mortis afflicts CEO’s

Mention the term “forward looking statement” to any pre-revenue public company CEO and he’ll get an instant case of rigor mortis.

Mystery manipulators give CEO’s a headache

There’s a curious tactic at work on the ASX causing junior public company CEO’s to spit their coffee out all over West Perth around the same time each day.It involves a mystery manipulator or manipula

The rich get richer

If you earn less than $250,000 per annum and have less than $2.5m in assets, the government considers you to be an ‘unsophisticated investor’ for the purposes of section 708 of the Corporations Act.



King River set to power the world with amazing vanadium resource

High purity vanadium is being tipped for greatness as a revolutionary force in battery storage of renewable energy. Perth’s King River Copper may well have the largest and highest purity in-ground resource in the world in W.A. Last week the company proved it could produce the holy grail of purity levels at 99.5%, placing it amongst elite company around the world.

88 Energy rubbing shoulders with oil majors in Alaska

A Perth based ASX listed junior has quietly been sweeping up big swathes of lucrative acreage in Alaska’s hottest oil province known as the North Slope with the truth diviner in the form of a drill rig about to be put to the test in coming months. 88 Energy will soon drill a well targeting up to 400 million barrels at its Western Blocks project in the region.

Tantalising gold recoveries for Novo in the Pilbara

Pilbara conglomerate gold theorist Novo Resources has generated rich concentrates from ore sorting trials at its Comet Well project near Karratha, producing ore grades up to 792.4g/t gold. The company also separated coarse gold nuggets from gravelly ore horizons at its Egina project near Port Hedland using gravity techniques and it has suggested that the procedure could be ramped up to a larger scale in the future.

Novo has nearly 90% gold recoveries in the Pilbara

Pilbara conglomerate gold theorist, Novo Resources, has generated encouraging gold recoveries of up to nearly 90% from ore sorting trials at its Comet Well project located near Karratha in WA. The trials produced ore grades up to 792.4g/t in sorted gold concentrates and additional work will now be undertaken at smaller crush sizes and on oxidised ore samples to optimise gold recoveries even further.

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Weebit makes breakthrough with game changing memory tech

Technology company Weebit-Nano continues to make big strides in the development of its game changing “Re-Ram” memory storage technology with the announcement of successful electrical testing.  Weebit believes Re-RAM has the capacity to revolutionise memory storage due it being faster, cheaper and requiring less energy than current flash storage methods.

Sharks wary of SMS patterned wetsuit says UWA

ASX listed Shark Mitigation Systems have achieved scientific validation of their unique, patented, shark deterrent wetsuits after the University of W.A completed a ground breaking trial of the company’s “SAMS” wetsuit technology with live white sharks in South Africa. The results, which are quite stunning, show that it took a shark 400% longer to engage with a SAMS wetsuit.

Pilbara Minerals to move into Lithium downstream processing with Chinese

In the Lithium business it can be very profitable to own a mine, however, turning that Lithium into battery grade chemicals, commonly known as downstream processing, can be even more lucrative. Market darling Pilbara Minerals have given a hint of their medium term strategy after signing an MOU to move into the Lithium downstream processing business with the Chinese. 

Weebit to collaborate with Global tech powerhouse to commercialize revolutionary computer memory

It doesn’t happen often but every now and then a tech story comes along that looks like it just might survive the tech bubble and create a real business that makes real money. One such story at least at face value is ASX listed Weebit Nano that was back door listed by Perth connections into Radar Iron earlier this year and is now headquartered in Nedlands.