Entries by Wally Graham

To BUY or not to BUY?

A recent communiqué to hit the Roadhouse telex machine informed us that Shaw Stockbroking had reduced its recommendation for Exco Resources from BUY to ACCUMULATE. What does that mean? There was some consternation amongst Roadhouse staff at this particular recommendation as we weren’t entirely certain how it would be possible to accumulate any particular stock […]

No Logie but plenty of Gold

Gold is never far from our centre of attention these days and neither are the companies that are, or are about to be, producing it. Subiaco-based Crescent Gold recently came in from a 21 day ore processing campaign through Barrick’s 3.8 million tonne per annum Granny Smith gold processing mill. The ore is being mined […]

Sir Lunchalot – Emergent Resources

Sir Lunchalot – Emergent Resources Nathan Lude chief executive officer of iron ore hopeful Emergent Resources recently popped into the Roadhouse to catch up with Sir Lunchalot over a steak sandwich. Emergent Resources is a junior diversified explorer that listed on the stock exchange in August 2008. The company is currently focused across, what it […]

On the Ground – Lady Annie copper mine

On the Ground  – Lady Annie copper mine Hong Kong-listed resources house CST Mining vice-chairman Owen Hegarty stopped by to invite Resources Roadhouse to check out how rapidly the company was advancing the reborn Lady Annie copper mine outside Mt Isa in Queensland. First off a brief history. The Global Financial Crisis of 2008 hit […]

Sir Lunchalot – Horseshoe Metals

Sir Lunchalot was recently paid a visit in the Roadhouse dining room by Horseshoe Metals managing director Neil Marston. Horseshoe Metals listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in July 2010. Although its history is relatively short the company has managed to produce a good deal of excitement for investors so far. The copper gold play […]

A very brief introduction to the JORC Code

Mining and exploration companies listed on the ASX are required to report in line with the JORC code, but what is the JORC Code? The Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC) Code sets the minimum standard for public reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves in Australia and New Zealand. Also known as the […]

Peter Hayes – Investment Veracity

Often I am asked by clients, family and acquaintances, how’s the market today? The immediate answer to that question is that I haven’t looked at it. This could be at 8am, 10am, or 12.30pm. The reason for this is my life as a stockbroker is not ruled by the market indices. My life as a […]

Mark Fraser – Karratha in Political Void

Despite being at the centre of what is arguably the country’s largest resources hub – a situation it has been in for over three decades – the Western Australian Pilbara town of Karratha still does not have a political presence. (read more) This strange fact of life was recently highlighted by Future Directions International’s Gavin […]

Out and About

Opening the recent Paydirt Magazine gold conference in Perth, Western Australian Minister for Mines and Petroleum Norman Moore said gold was one of the state’s stronger mining sectors. “It is fair to say that for many investors the name Western Australia is synonymous with gold,” Moore told the conference. Moore presented a raft of statistics, […]

Sir Lunchalot

At a recent lunch briefing Sir Lunchalot was entertained by the very English and extremely well mannered team of GGG Resources. London-based AIM-listed GGG Resources recently decided that if its main project was located in Australia it might as well “Australianise” itself by listing on the local bourse. The company’s major focus is on developing […]