Entries by Wally Graham

Vintage Energy Progresses Albany Field Drilling

THE BOWSER: Vintage Energy (ASX: VEN) is progressing drilling of the Albany-2 well, located in the Galilee Basin, as part of the company’s Galilee Basin Deeps JV with Comet Ridge (ASX: COI). Vintage Energy informed the market that Albany-2 is currently drilling ahead at 1848 metres toward the intermediate casing point at 2,430m. The planned […]

Leigh Creek Energy Signs Chinese HoA

THE BOWSER: Leigh Creek Energy (ASX: LCK) has signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) to commence In-Situ Gasification (ISG) in China with China New Energy Ltd (CNE). Leigh Creek Energy has also been invited to apply for admission as a member of the Shanghai International Energy Exchange by China Lian Cai Petroleum Investment Holdings Limited, […]

Meteoric Resources Funded to Accelerate Brazilian Exploration

THE DRILL SERGEANT: Meteoric Resources (ASX: MEI) announced it had received firm commitments for a placement to fund an accelerated and expanded drilling exploration program at the company’s 100 per cent-owned Juruena and Novo Astro gold projects in Brazil. Meteoric Resources informed the market of the placement to a small number of institutional and sophisticated […]

Black Rock Mining Testing Exceeds Industry Standard for Battery Anode Materials

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Black Rock Mining (ASX: BKT) completed a large-scale spheronising and purification trial at the company’s 100 per cent-owned Mahenge graphite project in Tanzania. Black Rock Mining completed the testing using 400 kilograms of sub 80 mesh concentrate it had generated during its March 2019 Pilot Plant run. The company said the trial […]

Renascor Resources produces Positive Process Design Test Results

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Renascor Resources (ASX: RNU) announced results of recent process design tests undertaken at the company’s 100 per cent-owned Siviour graphite project in South Australia. Renascor Resources said the test were carried out on Siviour graphite concentrates using the caustic roasting purification process, producing results the company declared has provided support for the […]

Cassini Resources Commences Drilling at Mt Squires Gold Project

THE DRILL SERGEANT: Cassini Resources (ASX: CZI) has commenced RC drilling at the Handpump prospect on the company’s 100 per cent-owned Mount Squires project, located adjacent to the western border of its West Musgrave JV project with OZ Minerals (ASX: OZL) in the Musgrave Province of Western Australia. Cassini Resources’ Mount Squires project is an […]

Diggers & Dealers 2019 Awards

THE CONFERENCE CALLER: A highlight of the Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum each year is the presentation of the annual awards at the Gala Dinner. 2019 DIGGER OF THE YEAR The Digger of the Year Award recognises a company who has achieved exceptional results from its operating projects over the past 12 months. The 2019 […]

How Will Lithium Supplies Meet Forecast Demands?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Many equity market and lithium industry analysts have seized on recent statistics for lithium supply and demand as indicative of long-term market trends. By Adrian Griffin managing director of Lithium Australia. They see the rapid increase in hard-rock production, combined with a slower-than-anticipated uptake of electric vehicles (EVs), as a sure sign that […]

Piedmont Lithium Updates Scoping Study

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Piedmont Lithium (ASX: PLL) reported results of an updated Scoping Study for the company’s vertically integrated lithium hydroxide chemical project located in North Carolina, USA. The updated Scoping Study included a steady-state 22,700 tonnes per annum lithium hydroxide (LiOH) chemical plant supported by a mine/concentrator producing 160,000 tonnes per annum of six […]