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Auroch to begin drilling 20km from giant Neves Corvo mine in Portugal

Auroch Minerals are racing ahead with the first drill program at their high-impact Copper-Zinc project in Portugal, locking in a contractor to start drilling mid-month. The drill results will be hotly anticipated, with the project located just 20 km along strike from the "super-giant" Neves Corvo mine and sitting on a host of ripe geophysical targets.

Analytica releases updated incontinence medical device

ASX listed medical device company Analytica has refined its innovative PeriCoach urinary incontinence device, with the Brisbane-based company unveiling the latest version of its e-health treatment system. The version 3 device includes better processing capability, wireless connectivity, power management and an enhanced user experience.

Peppermint Innovation innovates in Philippines with creative fin-tech trial

Peppermint Innovation will hand deliver its mobile bill payments technology to the front doors of up to 60,000 Filipino households in what looks to be an impressive partnership with a very large gas bottle home delivery company in the Philippines. Householders will now be able to pay their other bills at the same time that they receive their regular supply of LPG gas. 

Stargroup raises $3.35m to complete Indue acquisition

Stargroup is on track to complete the acquisition of high margin Australian ATM machine service provider Indue after raising $3.35 million in an oversubscribed placement. The Indue aquisition completes Stargroup's strategy of total vertical intergration with the company now a major player is all aspects of the ATM business from manufacturer to service provider to operator. 

Hammer farms out $83k copper-cobalt acquisition in $2.7m deal

It's not very often you get to steal a project from the Chinese but only a year after paying Chinese and other interests just $83,000 for the Millenium copper-cobalt project in Queensland, Hammer Metals have farmed it out in a deal worth up to $2.7m. Their JV partner is a serious player in the battery metals business and brings more than just exploration money to the table. 

Connected IO secures new orders via US telco giant partnership

Perth listed Connected IO continues to cement its relationship with US telco Verizon. The company announced this week the securing of new purchase orders for its "internet of things" services and products from two of the US telco giant's enterprise customers. The repeat orders, from the State of Nebraska and a US security firm, are worth more than $AUD205,000.

New Troy drill hits outside of existing resource

Troy Resources have delivered some good news for shareholders with the company's first ore-grade hits from exploration outside of the Karouni mine area in South America. The encouraging gold intercepts validate the targeting work by Troy's exploration team last year and support the view that Karouni could be just the start for the Perth-based gold producer.

Lithium Australia hits Lithium with first drill hole in Mexico

Lithium Australia's high hopes for their lithium clay joint venture in Mexico have been confirmed after their first drill hole at the project hit Lithium. The company, in partnership with Alix Resources, are targeting a thick bed of sediments over a strike length of five kms, right next door to Bacanora Minerals' La Ventanathe project, considered to be the world's largest Lithium clay deposit.

LWP Technologies lodge second US patent for oil and gas ‘proppant’

LWP Technologies has moved to safeguard its game changing fly-ash-based proppant technology for oil and gas producers by lodging a second patent in the US. Proppants are often the single largest cost item in the fracking of an oil and gas well. They lodge in the tiny fractures created during the operation in order to keep the fracture open to facilitate the flow of oil and gas. 

Legend begins 50-hole drill program in Nova-Bollinger territory

Legend Mining's search for another Nova-Bollinger style deposit in the Fraser Range has entered a new stage with the start of a 50-hole aircore drilling program. The wide-spaced program will add to results from a technologically advanced round of electromagnetic surveys and help define targets for the next stage of diamond drilling.

Lithium Australia on hunt for new Lithium provinces in WA and QLD

Lithium Australia's unquenchable appetite for Lithium feedstock is taking it into two virgin areas with hopes of opening up entirely new Lithium provinces.  The company has acquired tenements in WA's Gascoyne region along strike from the Nardoo pegmatite district and permits inland from Cairns where there is no history of Lithium exploration but plenty of exciting indicators exist.

Connected IO locks in order from US electronics giant

ASX listed Connected IO continues to forge ahead in the multi-trillion dollar internet of things sector, securing a purchase order from US electronics giant Arrow Electronics for its cutting-edge wireless modem devices.  The order will see the company's products available through Arrow's 465 offices across 90 countries.


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