R/€ = 17.33 Change: 0.07
R/$ = 14.78 Change: 0.06
Au 1777.86 $/oz Change: 17.57
Pt 963.50 $/oz Change: 40.50


Great Panther adds $25m to working capital

By: Simone Liedtke     21st September 2021 TSX- and NYSE-listed Great Panther Mining has entered into a $20-million gold doré prepayment agreement with Asahi Refining Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Holdings, as well as a $5-million lead concentrate prepayment agreement with Samsung UK. The new credit facilities contribute an... 

Top US energy official sees 'unusual partnerships' for nuclear

By: Bloomberg     21st September 2021 The Biden administration’s top energy official said the nuclear industry should broaden its business case beyond power markets in order to ensure its place in a carbon-free economy. US nuclear energy has come under relentless pressure in recent years from cheap natural gas, solar and wind power.... 

New Hope reports profits for 2021

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st September 2021 Coal miner New Hope Corporation has swung back into the black, with the miner reporting a net profit after tax of A$79-million for the 2021 financial year, compared with a loss of A$157-million in 2020. While total saleable production for the full year was down 15% on the 2020 figures, to... 

BHP reveals taxes for 2021

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st September 2021 Major BHP this week unveiled that it had paid $84-billion in global taxes, royalties and payments to governments over the last ten years, with $11.1-billion in payments made during the 2021 financial year. BPH reported that its total economic contribution in 2021 amounted to $40.9-billion, of... 

Gold edges higher as havens rally on growing Evergrande fears

By: Bloomberg     20th September 2021 Gold advanced as fears of a spillover from debt woes of Asian real estate developer China Evergrande Group stoked demand for havens, outweighing concerns that the Federal Reserve’s reduction in stimulus could come soon. US equities fell more than 2% as investor angst deepened over China’s... 

BlueRock records good interim progress

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     20th September 2021 Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds recorded good progress on a number of fronts during the six months ended June 30, chairperson Mike Houston says, despite a challenging period and delays in the expansion project at its Kareevlei mine, in the Kimberley region of South Africa. The company announced a... 

Uranium giant in talks to supply Sprott as investor demand soars

By: Bloomberg     20th September 2021 Top uranium miner Kazatomprom said it may supply the metal to Sprott, the investment firm whose aggressive bets on the market have helped drive a surge in prices. “We already started talks with Sprott,” Askar Batyrbayev, chief commercial officer of the Kazakh producer, said in an interview. “A... 

RDG puts timeline on Lucky Bay development

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th September 2021 A feasibility study into the Lucky Bay garnet project, in Western Australia, has estimated that the project could have a mine life of some 29-years, based on an ore reserve of 202-million tonnes, grading 5.4% heavy minerals. ASX-listed Resource Development Group (RDG) told shareholders on Monday... 

As uranium soars, top trust sees hedge funds fuelling demand lift

By: Bloomberg     17th September 2021 The Canadian firm behind the world’s only physical uranium fund said hedge funds and family offices are driving up demand for the radioactive metal used to fuel nuclear reactors. The Sprott Physical Uranium Trust has itself been on a buying spree, bolstering its stockpile by 45% in four weeks... 

Easter Iron raises funds

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th September 2021 Junior Eastern Iron will raise A$3.57-million in a share placement, which will include a A$1.05-million share subscription from China’s Ya Hua International Investment and Development. The placement will be undertaken under the company’s existing placement capacity, and will be priced at 2.3c... 

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