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AOU Commences Copper Zinc Drilling in the Land of the Giants

Auroch Minerals (ASX:AOU) has just begun drilling for copper and zinc in one of the world’s most expansive and significant mining districts – the Iberian Pyrite Belt. Renowned for its poly-metallic (copper-zinc dominant) deposits, this district is home to over 80 known deposits and resources totalling more than 1,700 million tons of mineralised ore.

May 19, 2017

Cobalt Assays Imminent for RIR

There are extensive opportunities on offer to get in on the booming rechargeable battery market via investing in lithium and cobalt explorers. It is no secret to The Next Small Cap readers that these explorers could be the future suppliers of crucial battery materials.

May 18, 2017

Pedal to the Metal: ARD Cashed up and Drilling Right Now

We get the feeling that good times are ahead for today’s ASX explorer, which has set up camp at three base and precious metals projects in NSW. The company is accumulating some of the state’s most prospective land, in a domain famous for the fact that it boasts Australia’s first discovery of gold.

May 17, 2017

PFS Weeks Away as PNX Upgrades Minerals Resources

Multi-metals small-cap developer, PNX Metals (ASX: PNX), is accelerating its push towards constructing a fully operational zinc-gold-silver mine. The $11 million capped PNX continues to tick its due diligence boxes at its Hayes Creek Project in the Pine Creek region of the Northern Territory and has seen a rush of news flow, including updated Minerals Resources for the project’s Iron Blow and Mt Bonnie deposits.

May 11, 2017

Will MRD’s Current Drilling Unveil another Fraser Range Nickel Discovery?

Good things come to those who wait — a famous adage sometimes employed in mining circles when a stock is anticipating a big strike on a key prospect. The same adage could easily be applied to Mount Ridley Mines (ASX: MRD) — a timely explorer targeting nickel-copper sulphide deposits in the Albany Fraser Range Province of Western Australia — that’s had to wait for the skies to clear…

May 3, 2017

11km Cobalt Strike Confirmed by CLA: More Drilling to Come

Forward looking Celsius Resources’ (ASX:CLA) decision to focus on the lucrative business of cobalt just as demand surges, could be a potential masterstroke for the company. Especially as the rise of new and innovative technologies such as electric vehicles really begins to gain traction.

Apr 26, 2017

DEG Hits 1 Million Ounce Gold Milestone: Drilling Imminent

Not long after WA based metals explorer De Grey Mining (ASX: DEG) announced an option to acquire the Indee Project, replete with JORC 2004 resource estimates, it has delivered an upgraded JORC Estimate, with the company announcing its total Project Resource had passed the 1 million ounce mark.

Apr 18, 2017

Australian Cobalt Explorer Set to Drill Any Day Now

One of the star commodity performers over the past year or so has been cobalt. With the metal’s price rallying sharply, it is paying off for companies — and investors — that have caught wind of its popularity. Cobalt is a specialty metal vital in the production of rechargeable batteries – its properties allow it […]

Apr 12, 2017

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