base metals

Base metals post worst quarter since 2008

It was a quarter to forget for base metals as the London Metal Exchange Index tumbled 23 per cent in the three months to June 30.

IGO buys Symons Hill in the Fraser Range

IGO has been given full reign to explore Matsa Resources’ Fraser Range landholding in WA after buying into the junior’s portfolio.

Yancoal clears $1.2b debt as energy crunch continues

Yancoal is repaying approximately $US801 million ($1.17 billion) of debt before the end of July as coal prices continue to soar.

Diamonds: The unassuming safe haven

Argyle's closure saw a big drop in the global supply of pink diamonds, but Australian yellow and blue diamonds might be the next investment. 
Liontown Kathleen Valley

Liontown roaring as Kathleen Valley clears final hurdle

Liontown is poised to become Australia’s next lithium producer after a final investment decision was made on the Kathleen Valley project.
critical minerals

Europe: Australia’s next critical minerals partner

The European Union has declared its interest in Australian critical minerals, joining a list of suitors that includes the US and India.
Mitchell Services

Mitchell Services capitalises on drilling boom

Drilling services company Mitchell Services has revealed several financial initiatives as it embarks on the 2023 financial year.
Pilbara Minerals

Pilbara Minerals boosts Pilgangoora by 100,000tpa

Pilbara Minerals will add another 100,000 tonnes per annum of capacity to its Pilgangoora project after the board approved an upgrade.
Northern Star KCGM

Northern Star plots $1b KCGM transformation

Northern Star Resources has revealed a transformation plan for its Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) mill.
commodity predictions

Five commodity predictions for the rest of 2022

Australian Resources & Investment chats to PwC and Fitch Solutions about what can be expected of commodities in the second half of the year.

Evolution slumps on production downgrade

Shares in Evolution Mining slumped on Monday after the gold miner announced a production downgrade for the 2021-22 financial year (FY22).

Glencore pumps $50m into Nifty copper restart

Glencore will have access to 100 per cent of the copper cathode produced from phase one of Cyprium Metals’ Nifty project restart.