R/€ = 16.15 Change: 0.19
R/$ = 14.17 Change: 0.21
Au 1239.98 $/oz Change: -6.65
Pt 789.68 $/oz Change: 0.81


NAIF approves A$95m loan for Sheffield’s Thunderbird

By: Mariaan Webb     19th September 2018 The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is backing the Thunderbird mineral sands project, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, through a A$95-million loan, ASX-listed Sheffield Resources announced on Wednesday. The NAIF loan comprises a A$30-million project development... 

Rey sells Duchess Paradise for A$24m

By: Esmarie Iannucci     30th July 2018 ASX-listed Rey Resources has signed a deal with Yuanrun Investment to divest of its Duchess Paradise thermal coal project, in Western Australia, for A$24-million. Yuanrun will pay A$2-million to Ray within ten days of the agreement, with the payment treated as a non-refundable deposit. 

Ongoing fuel cell developments kindle hope for platinum demand 

By: Martin Creamer     26th June 2018 Ongoing hydrogen fuel cell developments across the globe are kindling hope for an eventual significant increase in platinum demand. This month alone, Hyundai Auto Canada took part in the official opening of Canada's first retail hydrogen fuelling station operated by Shell and Hydrogen Technology... 

Sheffield secures port allocation for Thunderbird

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th May 2018 Mineral sands developer Sheffield Resources has signed a port access agreement with the Shire of Derby-West Kimberly, allowing the company access to a bulk handling facility and infrastructure at the port of Derby. Sheffield is hoping to export its mineral sands project from the Thunderbird... 

Ram shares soar on exploration buy

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th September 2015 The share price of ASX-listed junior Ram Resources closed 50% higher on Monday after the company announced the possible acquisition of an 80% stake in the West Kimberley nickel-copper project, in Western Australia. Ram on Monday said the company paid A$40 000 for a six-month option to acquire the... 

Sheffield may export Thunderbird product from Derby wharf

By: Mariaan Webb     2nd March 2015 Mineral sands developer Sheffield Resources has been granted preferred proponent status for a bulk commodity handling area at the Derby wharf, in Western Australia, which is seen as an important step towards securing export capacity for the company’s Thunderbird project. MD Bruce McQuitty said... 

Midwinter shifts its focus to Oz, SA phosphate exploration

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th November 2012 ASX-listed explorer Midwinter Resources has diversified its focus by acquiring phosphate ground in Australia and South Africa. The junior said in a statement on Tuesday that the growing population, improved standards of living, and food security issues were amongst the fundamental drivers of... 

Rey raises A$14m from new investor

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th June 2012 ASX-listed Rey Resources would raise nearly A$14-million in a share placement with its Western Australian neighbour ASF Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Rey would issue up to 115-million fully paid ordinary shares, in two tranches, at an issue price of 12c a share. On completion of the... 


Latest News


Latest Videos



Mining Weekly is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now