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Hammer hits shallow copper sulphides in Mt Isa

Hammer Metals’ newly-formed Mt Frosty Copper-Gold JV with global mining giant Glencore is already looking good with the company announcing this week some highly encouraging drill hits from its maiden drill program in Mt Isa. The ASX-listed junior explorer reported visible copper sulphides from shallow RC drilling, backing up its view there is potential to define a resource with minimal drilling.

Geopacific makes multiple high-grade gold hits in PNG

Drilling by Geopacific Resources at their recently acquired Woodlark Gold deposit in PNG has shown it has spectacularly long high grades like its famous epithermal neighbours. The path has now been cleared for a new resource and reserve estimate early next year. Latest results from the new drilling include 37 metres at 6.21g/t gold, 25 metres at 6.27g/t and 16 metres at 11.00g/t.

Connected IO banks $1m order from in-vehicle video leader

Internet of things player Connected IO’s entry into the US market continues to build momentum, with the Perth-listed company confirming $1 million worth of new orders from US-based Rosco Vision Systems. Connected IO has also received an order for an additional 1,000 of its Cat-1 wireless modem like devices from Rosco as part of the deepening ties between the two companies.

Calima builds its war chest with more Montney Formation acreage

Calima Energy has added 2,738 acres of prime Canadian oil and gas real estate to its portfolio in the liquids-rich, sweet spots of the Montney Formation in Northeast British Columbia, following successful bidding in the latest Canadian Government land auction for coveted licences in the North American oil and gas play.

Plymouth pulls out all stops on the road to production

Fresh from news of a big increase in their San Jose lithium deposit, Plymouth Minerals is racing ahead with test work on converting the deposit into high-value Lithium Carbonate by way of an on-site plant. Bulk samples are already on their way to Plymouth’s Chinese processing partner, Shandong Ruifu, who will beneficiate the ore and process it into battery-grade lithium carbonate.

St George expands nickel-copper footprint

After spectacularly setting the market alight with a share price run from 7.9c to 48c, St George Mining say they are well and truly still in the hunt for a company making nickel-copper discovery near Agnew. Recent drilling expanded the mineralised footprint at the project and provided solid indications that the deposit thickens to the north and west of St George's 17m discovery intersection.

Lithium Australia nails big Lithium resource in Germany

Lithium Australia have snagged their first major Lithium resource thanks to a wholly successful decision to take a close look at the unrecognised lithium potential of an historic tin mine in Saxony, Germany. The company announced a maiden resource at Sadisdorf that is capable of supplying a 25,000 tonne per annum Lithium Carbonate plant for 10 years without even drilling a hole.

Peppermint enters billion dollar money transfer market

Peppermint Innovation is tapping into Australia’s growing immigrant population who are transferring billions of dollars each year ‘back home’ to their countries of origin. Peppermint has established a 100 per cent owned subsidiary that will earn Australian revenue from fees charged for transferring monies around the world and from foreign exchange margins received at the time of transferring those funds.

Plymouth’s Spanish Lithium deposit grows

Recent drilling has increased the size of Plymouth Minerals’ massive San Jose Lithium mica deposit in Spain to more than 1.6 million tonnes of Lithium Carbonate equivalent, paving the way for an impressive feasibility study in 2018. The giant deposit is still open along strike and at depth and is perfectly situated to produce and deliver battery-grade chemicals for Europe’s booming market.

Sky & Space boost miniature satellite security

ASX-listed Sky and Space Global has ramped up cyber-security safeguards on its nano-satellites by incorporating market-leading encryption hardware into the miniature orbital devices. Sky and Space says the integration of the encryption technology, carried out in collaboration with global cyber security provider Check Point, validates its ability to offer a premium service to high value tier-one customers.

King River to reset economics at giant vanadium-titanium project

King River Copper's excellent progress on metallurgical test work should unlock a new pathway for the development of its massive 4.7 billion tonne Vanadium/Titanium/Iron project near Kununurra. The Company is aiming to produce 99.5%+ purity vanadium pentoxide, titanium dioxide and iron whilst at the same time dramatically reducing the capex requirements via a new processing flow sheet.

Northern Minerals stockpile 3 years of ore at Browns Range

Australia’s first heavy rare earths mine is taking shape at a rapid pace. Northern Minerals have completed mining and stockpiling of all the ore required for the initial three-year life of the Browns Range heavy rare earths pilot project, while the second of three shipments of the modular processing plant has arrived in Darwin. The project is on track for first production in Q3 2018.


Runners of the week

Company NameOpenPeak
RTG Mining0.15000.3850
Cape Lambert Resources0.02900.0600
Baraka Energy and Resources0.00100.0020
Force Commodities0.05000.0960
Eve Investments0.01800.0320

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