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Analytica secures Australian patent for incontinence medical device

ASX listed medical device company Analytica has bolstered the intellectual property safeguards around its “PeriCoach” e-health system, with the innovative urinary incontinence device receiving patent protection in Australia. The Australian patent is the latest stage in the company’s IP protection strategy rollout in several key markets including China and Japan.

Pilbara Minerals win Gov approval to build Pilgangoora

Pilbara Minerals have received WA Government approval for the Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum project, clearing the way for construction of the world’s next major Lithium supplier near Port Hedland. The company also hinted that news about project financing was imminent, which was widely expected after last week’s announcement of a major off-take agreement being struck.

Northern Minerals in full swing at Browns Range

Northern Minerals have wasted no time at the Browns Range heavy rare earths project, with grade control drilling and an expansion of the mining camp now underway. The company last month approved the $56 million pilot project, which will focus on the production of “Dysprosium”, a high-value rare earth that is a key component of permanent magnets used in electric motors.

Lithium Australia looks overseas to build Lithium processing pilot

A large-scale pilot plant for Lithium Australia’s revolutionary Sileach Lithium processing technology might have a much lower cost than anticipated thanks to savings identified by building it overseas. Lithium Australia says an engineering cost study by CPC Project Design has identified big savings at a potential overseas site, which will be examined more closely.

Sky and Space moves into farm sector with nano-satellite comms

ASX-listed Sky and Space Global has signed a deal with a leading knowledge sharing service that connects millions of farmers globally. The MOU with WeFarm Inc will look at how Sky and Space could integrate its proposed nano-satellite communication network into WeFarm’s data sharing service that links small-scale farming operators across Latin America to East Africa.

Connected IO locks in second “internet of things” order from Red Cross

"Internet of things” player Connected IO’s relationship with US telco giant Verizon continues to pay off, resulting in a follow-up order from the American Red Cross. Connected IO will work with Verizon to provide more dependable wireless communication solutions for the Red Cross via its innovative modem like devices that are capable of connecting almost anything to the internet.  

Legend tantalizes market with Fraser Range conductor

Legend Mining’s methodical and highly technical exploration techniques at the vast Rockford project in the Fraser Range has produced an exciting target to be followed up with diamond drilling as early as next month. Shallow aircore holes have identified mafic rocks mineralised with nickel and copper above a much larger and stronger conductor than previously modeled.

Neometals look to produce Cobalt, Lithium by recycling batteries in Canada

Just like they did with Lithium at Mt Marion, Neometals are again seeking to get ahead of the curve with their new battery re-cycling play in Canada that will focus heavily on reproducing Cobalt in addition to other elements such as Lithium. The company is hoping to eventually produce nearly 700 tonnes of Cobalt a year by recycling old batteries. 

Blackham to join exclusive 200,000 ounce a year club

Blackham Resources look like moving into the big league of Australian gold producers within just three years after a preliminary expansion study at the Wiluna Gold Project confirmed a low-cost pathway to annual production of more than 200,000 ounces of a gold. This target would see Blackham double its current production projection. 

PharmAust secures anti-cancer drug patent in China

ASX listed PharmAust has taken a major step towards safeguarding the intellectual property of its promising anti-cancer drug after being granted a key patent in China. The patent strengthens the Perth-based company’s IP protection in a critical world market and provides protection for 16 years, with PharmAust expecting further patents to be issued in coming months.

Stargroup completes remarkable transition from minor to major ATM player

Stargroup’s remarkable transformation from small time ATM machine operator to a totally vertically integrated and ASX listed outfit with ownership up and down the value chain is now complete. The Indue acquistion came with a massive windfall for Stargroup after two large exiting clients agreed to resign and a Sydney credit provider forfeited $325k when they failed to provide financing. 

Blina Minerals make Goldfields gold acquisition

Blina Minerals have snapped up the Dingo gold project in the Eastern Goldfields for the bargain price of $20,000. The project comes with extensive historical drill data that has defined a significant zone of shallow mineralisation, with the real prize potentially being the primary source of mineralisation in an underlying intrusive body.


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