Entries by Wally Graham

Companies Highlight Green Credentials at Diggers & Dealers 2022

THE CONFERENCE CALLER: A famous puppet once famously said, ‘it’s not that easy being green’, a sentiment that rings true in the modern mining landscape as companies strive to have the potential of their new technology-focused projects recognised.   Australian Strategic Materials (ASX: ASM) was just one of the companies presenting at Diggers & Dealers […]

Gold Bugs Scratch Precious Metal Itch at Diggers & Dealers

THE CONFERENCE CALLER: The big hitters were out and about in Kalgoorlie this week with the usual suspects delivering the latest news on the industry’s glittering prize. Newcrest Mining (ASX: NCM) was in an instructive mode when the company’s exploration general manager Fraser MacCorquodale strode to the Diggers & Dealers stage on Day One. MacCorquodale […]

Austral Resources Drills New Copper Hits at Flying Horse

THE DRILL SERGEANT: Austral Resources (ASX: AR1) burst out of the blocks on Day Two of the Diggers & Dealers forum in Kalgoorlie to announce drilling results from the company’s recent Flying Horse diamond drilling program. Austral Resources’ announcement followed a strong performance by the company at The Resources Roadhouse Steak Sandwich Showdown on Day […]

Indiana Resources Confirms Central Gawler High-Grade Ionic Clay Rare Earths

THE DRILL SERGEANT: The gang from Indiana Resources (ASX: IDA) was circulating heavily on Day Two at Diggers & Dealers after announcing it has confirmed Rare Earth Elements (REE) mineralisation within the company’s 100 per cent-owned Central Gawler project in South Australia. Indiana Resources recently completed a review of previous drilling results within its Central […]

Genesis Minerals Views Leonora Goldfields from Lofty Height of Project Cherry Picker

THE CONFERENCE CALLER: Genesis Minerals (ASX: GMD) managing director Raleigh Finlayson pumped up one takeover while hosing down scuttlebutt of another when addressing the opening day audience at the 2022 Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie. Proving that old news travels fast, the auditorium at the Goldfields Arts Centre was chock-a-block for Mr Merger’s […]

Galan Lithium Claims New Pegmatite Discovery at Greenbushes South Project

THE DRILL SERGEANT: Galan Lithium (ASX: GLN) claimed discovery of a new outcropping pegmatite with 500m-plus strike length at the Greenbushes South lithium project in Western Australia. Greenbushes South is a Joint Venture between Galan (80%) and Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) (20%). The company reported there are further strong indications that this pegmatite remains open […]

Dreadnought Resources Completes Capital Raise to Accelerate Mangaroon Rare Earth Discovery

THE DRILL SERGEANT: Dreadnought Resources (ASX: DRE) is cashed up to accelerate infill, extensional and discovery drilling at the company’s 100 per cent-owned Mangaroon rare earth project in Western Australia. Dreadnought Resources reported it has received firm commitments to raise $12 million in an institutional placement of 200 million new ordinary shares at an issue […]