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Pharmaust banks $400k rebate from Feds after successful anti cancer trials

ASX listed PharmAust has received a $400,000 rebate from the Federal Government in recognition of their cutting edge research and development program being undertaken at two of the Perth-based company's wholly owned subsidiaries.  Pharmaust's new anti-cancer drug, Monepantel, has been powering though human and K9 trials with considerable success. 

Lithium lurking just below surface at Lake Johnston say Lithium Australia

Lithium Australia's exciting Lake Johnston project is looking good after a geophysical survey identified multiple new targets that could represent Lithium-bearing pegmatites lurking just below surface. Lake Johnston, 420km east of Perth, shot to prominence with the nearby discovery of the sizeable Earl Grey Lithium deposit.

Sipa looking to sniff out “tier one” mineral resources in two continents

Sipa Resources have kicked off their 2017 exploration programs in both Uganda and the Paterson region in the north of W.A. The company is a little different to many other exploration hopefuls in so much as both of their projects appear to boast huge mineralized systems and if they can find the source of the mineralization they may well have at least one and maybe two tier 1 projects. 

MGC to test cannabis skin care product in human trials

ASX-listed MGC Pharmaceuticals march towards full commercialisation of its cannabis-based dermatological skin care line is a step closer with the company announcing the start of human clinical trials of its products. The company says it plans to commence sales of its unique derma skin care range that will target acne amongst other things from September.

Pilbara Minerals Lithium resource cracks 155m tonnes

Pilbara Minerals' Lithium deposit at Pilgangoora has increased in size yet again after more drilling success and the acquisition of the neighbouring Lynas Find deposit. The Pilgangoora project near Port Hedland is now firmly established as one of the world's largest hard rock Lithium deposits and is on track to become a globally significant producer this year.

Sky and Space Global successfully completes nano-satellite construction

ASX listed Sky and Space Global has successfully completed the assembly of its "3 Diamonds" trial nano-satellites, with the Perth-based company now moving to the final phase of preparations ahead of the launch of its miniature satellite prototypes for its narrow band telco network that will service remote and regional areas and industries such as shipping and aviation. 

Blackham Resources shares soar 75% this year

Blackham Resources dogged determination to more than double their predicted gold production to 200,000 ounces p/a via a sustained exploration program is attracting the attention of the gold bulls with the company's stock soaring 75% since the start of 2017. This week Blackham announced another resource upgrade from 6m ounces to 6.4mounces in Wiluna. 

Troy hits 29m mineralised drill intersection in South America

Troy Resources has reported some impressively long mineralised drill intersections from recent, near mine drilling at its Karouni Gold mine in South America . The Perth-based company says it has identified favourable geological domains for gold deposits at its Goldstar, Hicks 4, and Smarts NW prospects with intersections up to 29m long. 

Pilbara Minerals award $138m build contract for Pilgangoora

Pilbara Minerals have blazed a trail from exploration to Jorc Resource to feasibility study to the letting of an engineering contract this week in a remarkable text book example of how to make money from mining quickly. This week the company announced they have awarded RCR Tomlinson the $138m contract to build their giant Pilgangoora Lithium mine near Port Hedland. 

Lithium Australia soars on new Lithium processing test success

Lithium Australia's share price jumped 28% following the release of test results showing that their unique, low cost Lithium processing technology might actually work. The company was able to produce almost pure battery grade Lithium Carbonate in pilot plant tests in NSW and will now turn its attention to doing the same using ore from Pilbara Minerals' Pilgangoora project. 

Shark Mitigation Systems signs iconic surfboard brand in licensing deal

The mind bending process of choosing a surfboard to buy for shark conscious surfers is about to get a little easier after iconic surf brand Rusty signed a licensing agreement to include Shark Mitigation System's proprietary shark deterrent patterns on their Australian and New Zealand surf boards. In a sea of compteing brands Rusty may have gained an edge. 

Lithium Australia sets sights on global Lithium recycling business

Lithium Australia announced this week they were adding yet another string to their already diversified bow as the company looks to set up a Lithium recycling business from discarded Lithium-ion batteries. Lithium recycling from batteries is almost non-existent at the moment, presenting a real opportunity for Lithium Australia to carve out a niche. 


Runners of the week

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LWP Technologies0.00100.0020
Zyber Holdings0.00800.0140
Acacia Coal0.00400.0070
Norwest Energy0.00300.0050

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