Entries by Wally Graham

Atlantic commissions Windimurra facility

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Vanadium near-producer Atlantic Ltd has successfully completed the hot commissioning of a rotary kiln at its wholly-owned Windimurra vanadium facility in Western Australia. The company said it considers the firing of the kiln marks the achievement of a key milestone as it prepares to commence production at Windimurra. The rotary kiln is […]

Blackham signs up Williamsons gold mine

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Blackham Resources has signed a Deed of Assignment with Apex Minerals that confirms the rights of Kimba Resources to all minerals covering Mining Lease M53/797, which includes the Williamson gold mine. Blackham recently acquired 100 per cent of Kimba and its Matilda gold project as well as securing exploration and mining rights […]

Potash West develops Australia’s first potash mine

The global potential of emerging Western Australian potash explorer Potash West (ASX:PWN) can’t be appreciated without learning what Potash is. Potash – a generic term for salts of potassium used in fertilisers in the form of potassium chloride, potassium sulphate, or potassium nitrate. Three essential fertiliser elements are needed in amounts of hundreds of kilograms […]

Allan Kelly – Doray Minerals

While at the recent Gold Symposium The Roadhouse caught up with Doray Minerals managing director Allan Kelly and discovered this geologist has another wothy string to his bow. You have had a good steady run of news lately, in particular from your Abbotts and Andy Well deposits. Could you give us a bit of a […]

Gold – So true, funny how it seems.

The Gold Symposium held ay Sydney’s Luna Park launched with the enduring musical tribute to the yellowest of metals with 1980s new-romantic supergroup Spandau Ballet supplying the soundtrack. Tony Hadley’s vocal gymnastics reminded the gathering audience of aurum acolytes of gold’s cognisance of its impervious properties as they settled in for two days of listening […]

Globe drilling confirms flourite

THE DRILL SERGEANT: Globe Metals & Mining has told the market that fluorite focussed drilling conducted at its Mount Muambe project in Mozambique has confirmed strike extensions and provided additional infill results. According to the company drilling carried out to the north of the Main Fluorite/REE Zone of the project has extended near surface fluorite […]

FairStar given keys to fun SHIP

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: FairStar Resources has been granted a Mining Lease by the government of Western Australia its 100 per cent-owned Steeple Hill tenements. The news follows the company’s successful negotiation of a Native Title Agreement covering the Steeple Hill Iron Project (SHIP), which was announced earlier this week. The granting of the Mining Lease […]

Hillgrove begins production at Kanmantoo

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Hillgrove Resources has delivered the first ore to the process plant at the company’s Kanmantoo copper mine project. Processing through the plant has now commenced. The first ore to be throughput is to be sourced from stockpiled, crushed, relatively low grade ore, to test the plant and to optimise performance. The Kanmantoo […]

Red Gum to list on Sth America portfolio

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of fledgling South America-focused exploration play Red Gum Resources to raise a maximum of $6 million is expected to close on 21 November. A listing for the company on the Australian Securities Exchange is hoped to occur during December. The Offer is for a maximum of 30 […]

Doray completes drilling Wilber

THE DRILL SERGEANT: Doray Minerals has completed its December resource upgrade drilling program for the Wilber Lode located within the company’s Andy Well project (Doray 80 per cent). A number of the recent holes returned high-grade gold intersections outside the current resource. The Andy Well project is located approximately 45 kilometres north of Meekatharra, in […]