The era of lithium exploration and production is well and truly upon us as the shift towards lithium-ion battery powered technologies accelerates. By 2030, petrol powered cars could be in the minority as petrol-power is expected to be replaced by electric powered lithium-ion batteries.Mar 21, 2017
The Next Small Cap
We’ve been tracking a particular zinc junior for a while now―our last Next Small Cap article on this company was in September last year. Its name is Inca Minerals (ASX:ICG). ICG has a portfolio of zinc projects in Peru that are making headlines and turning heads. And since September last year, a lot has happened.Mar 20, 2017
Good things come to those who wait.
Gold and copper explorers had been waiting for metals prices to lift-off from their multi-year lows for years.
Zinc of Ireland (ASX:ZMI) is a “right metal, right location and right time” type of story, having listed on the ASX in mid-2016 and quickly acquiring highly prospective zinc lead tenements –just as the zinc price hit long-term record levels.Mar 10, 2017
Zinc, gold and silver have been three of the best performing metals over the past year, with many stocks exposed to these commodities rerating strongly over the last 12 months.Mar 9, 2017
‘Oh Lithium, where art thou?’ That’s the collective thinking underpinning the activities of a peloton of early lithium explorers determined to commercialise this new-age, future-dependent metal with energy storage capabilities equal to that of a hibernating bear amidst a particularly harsh winter.Mar 8, 2017
In the currently embryonic stage of the metals recovery, one ASX listed junior may represent a prudent investment as it continues to punch well above its weight. The company has three distinctly opportunistic metals projects located in Australia.Mar 7, 2017
With some impressive gold drilling results in its back pocket, Kairos Minerals (ASX: KAI) could be on the cusp of a major gold discovery in WA. KAI has just confirmed an extensive new shallow gold zone at its Roe Hills gold project, which sits in the middle of a rapidly emerging gold province.Mar 2, 2017
What most ASX investors are now waking up to is that lithium and graphite stocks are not the only way to play this growth trend. Cobalt — a hard, grey metal — is also an essential element in lithium-ion batteries.Feb 21, 2017
There’s nothing we like more than seeing small explorers raising their game in opportunistic times. De Grey Mining (ASX:DEG), an $8.6 million-capped ASX gold explorer, has expanded its gold portfolio with an option to acquire the Indee Gold Project near Port Headland in WA.Feb 15, 2017