Articles On Focus Minerals (ASX:FML)

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Theta Gold Mines set to open two-for-one share offer ahead of its takeover of Focus Minerals

Proactive Investors FML 1 day ago
Maiden resource estimate at Focus Minerals’ Lancefield deposit

WA gold miner Focus Minerals has announced a maiden mineral resource estimate for the Lancefield Far North deposit, part of the company’s Laverton gold project.

The West FML 1 week ago
Focus Minerals (ASX:FML) releases maiden MRE for Lancefield Far North

Focus Minerals (FML) releases a maiden mineral resource estimate (MRE) for the Lancefield Far North deposit in Western Australia The MRE reads 790,000 tonnes at 1.34 grams per tonne (g/t) gold for 33,900 ounces and was calculated from lim... FML 1 week ago
Gold Digger: Solar, electric vehicle demand could push silver market into long term deficit

Global silver demand hit ~1.02 billion ounces in 2021, the first time it has breached 1 billion since 2015, according to the Silver Institute. Of that, industrial demand hit a new high of 524 million ounces. And of that, photovoltaic (solar...

Stockhead FML 1 week ago
Closing Bell: Energy and Mining sectors lead the pack on first trading day for 2022

The benchmark ASX 200 was up by 2% on the first day of trading in 2022. The ASX Emerging Companies Index (XEC) also rose in step, up by 1.6%. All eleven ASX sectors finished higher, with the energy and mining sectors leading the pack. In en...

Stockhead FML 3 weeks ago
Gold Digger: JP Morgan reckons gold’s gonna take a dive to $1,520/oz by Q4

Gold is holding steady above US$1,800/oz – currently trading at US$1816.60. Some players are confident the gold market will trend net positive next year as the market digests the reality of the past 24 months. But commodity analysts at J.P....

Stockhead FML 3 weeks ago
Shandong Gold lifts stake in Focus Minerals after raising shortfall

China’s Shandong Gold has lifted its stake in Focus Minerals to well over 50 per cent as part of a $25.5 million capital raising, effectively torpedoing an unlikely takeover by Theta Gold Mines.

The West FML 3 weeks ago
ASX 200 opens flat; Bega Cheese, Life360 top gainers

Highlights The ASX 200 was trading 1.6 points up at 7,511.4 in early trade. As Asia markets closed in the red on Wednesday, European stock markets closed mixed. The utilities sector is the biggest laggard today, falling 1.3%. The...

Kalkine Media FML 3 weeks ago
Focus Minerals (ASX:FML) raises $25.5m through entitlement offer

Focus Minerals (FML) raises $25.5 million through a non-renounceable entitlement offer The offer saw shares offered at an issue price of 25 cents each, with 384 valid applications received, implying 9.4 per cent of shareholders participate... FML 3 weeks ago
Market Highlights and 5 ASX Small Caps to watch on Thursday

Wall Street edges higher on thin trading US stockmarket indexes were mixed overnight on thin trading volume, as the Dow Jones recorded its sixth straight day of gains. The Dow finished 0.25% higher, the S&P 500 was up 0.14%, but tech he...

Stockhead FML 3 weeks ago
Gold Digger: Gold bulls are out in force, but expect turbulence

With gold spending most of the past week hovering around the US$1,800/oz (A$2,485/oz) mark, speculation has turned away from whether the precious metal can hold its gains to asking if it can test hit the US$1,850/oz mark. Gold is currently...

Stockhead FML 1 month ago
Gold Digger: Early 2022 gold rally could turn sour mid-year

It’s been fairly choppy for precious metals this year, with economic recovery, rising nominal yields and the potential for rate hikes dampening investors’ appetite for gold. But on the flip side, new virus variants, fears of stagflation and...

Stockhead FML 1 month ago
Theta Gold Mines (ASX:TGM) offers to buy Focus Minerals (ASX:FML)

Theta Gold Mines (TGM) has made an off-market takeover offer to acquire all the shares on issue in Focus Minerals (FML) TGM will offer 2 of its own shares for every 1 FML shares on issue, giving Focus an assumed value of 36 cents each Thet... FML 1 month ago
Theta Gold Mines signifies intention to take over Focus Minerals

If the takeover bid pulls through, Theta will add some local assets to its exploration portfolio, establishing a network of precious metal properties across three iconic goldfields.

Proactive Investors FML 1 month ago
Theta Gold Mines eyes Focus Minerals takeover

Proactive Investors FML 1 month ago
Renewed Focus on Coolgardie gold project

West Australian gold explorer Focus Minerals has approved a plan to resume mining operations at its fully-owned Coolgardie gold project. The plan targets recommencing operations at Coolgardie during 2022 but acknowledges that this timeframe...

Australian Mining FML 1 month ago
Gold Digger: An inflationary bomb is about to go off. It’s time to prepare for the next gold bull market

US Fed chair Jerome Powell finally admitted that inflationary pressures weren’t going to be as sh­­ort-lived as perhaps expected. Earlier this week Powell surprised markets by suggesting it would be appropriate to drop the phrase “inflation...

Stockhead FML 1 month ago
Ground Breakers: Chinese-backed gold miner plans restart, BHP approves unification

A mine emblematic of the collapse of the gold sector in 2013 is poised for its long-awaited revival. Focus Minerals (ASX:FML) shut its Coolgardie, Laverton and The Mount operations as gold prices nosedived in 2013 amid high operating costs....

Stockhead FML 1 month ago
Focus Minerals flags Coolgardie restart with $46m rights issue

Chinese-backed gold play Focus Minerals has pushed the button on the long-awaited restart of its Coolgardie gold mine courtesy of a $46 million rights issue and debt from major shareholder Shandong Gold.

The West FML 1 month ago
Gold Digger: Gold’s renaissance was short-lived. Have prices bottomed out?

Following a 7.6% surge from late September, the price of gold briefly hit five-month highs of ~$US1,872/oz on fears that current high inflation levels are more than ‘transitional’. Gold is an ‘inflation hedge’; an investment that ostensibly...

Stockhead FML 2 months ago
Gold Digger: These cheap gold stocks might not last long

Following a 7.6% surge from late September, the price of gold is now sitting ~$US1,860/oz for the first time since June. The Aussie price is looking even better, which is great news for our local producers: USD (dark) and AUD (light) gold p...

Stockhead FML 2 months ago
Gold Digger: Prices lift off on growing inflation

Growing concerns about inflation could send gold prices soaring back above the US$2,000 ($2,746) an ounce mark it last reached back in 2020. Prices of the precious metal have already been rising steadily over the past fortnight, up some 3.7...

Stockhead FML 2 months ago
Gold Digger: A global carbon tax could hit gold stocks right where it hurts

A global carbon taxation regime could slash gold miner profit margins by up to 45% unless an effort is made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Metals Focus says. Some countries, such as Canada and Sweden, already impose carbon taxes and th...

Stockhead FML 2 months ago
Gold Digger: Ounce-hungry gold miners investing big $$ in M&A, new developments

The gold price may be in a holding pattern at ~$US1,800/oz, but Aussie gold miners continue to throw piles of cash at acquisitions and new developments. Westgold (ASX:WGX) looks increasingly likely  to hoover up struggling producer Gascoyne...

Stockhead FML 2 months ago
Gold Digger: Two charts that show how undervalued gold stocks really are

Gold stocks are cheap, experts keep saying. Well-known analyst Jesse Felder has now demonstrated the “pathetic performance” of the US gold majors in handy chart form. The US listed BANG stocks (Felder’s play on FANG) include gold giants Bar...

Stockhead FML 3 months ago
Gold Digger: This large Russian gold mine will have its own nuclear power plant

The +9Moz, ~350,000ozpa ‘Kyuchus’ field will be one of Russia’s biggest gold mining projects. Kyuchus was first discovered in 1963, but its isolation in the harsh Arctic climate of the Yakutia region has, so far, stymied numerous developmen...

Stockhead FML 3 months ago
Western Mines intersects ‘high-grade’ gold at historic Rock of Ages target

Western Mines Group (ASX: WMG) reports that assays show its maiden drilling campaign at the Rock of Ages project in Western Australia intersected grades up to 9.18 grams per tonne gold. The recently completed reverse circulation program was...

SmallCaps FML 3 months ago
Gold Digger: Gold M&A is heating up. Which junior is the next takeover target?

Investors want to see gold miners wisely grow their production profile. Not like miners did during the last cycle, when some irrational, highly priced M&A action destroyed significant wealth. The big gold miners have a “lousy recent his...

Stockhead FML 3 months ago
Gold Digger: Gold is back on the menu amidst market chaos

There is a lot of uncertainty in the market due to tensions in China, rising interest rates and continuing economic recovery of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with investors fleeing for safe havens to park their cash in. Safe havens like gol...

Stockhead FML 3 months ago
Gold Digger: Are ASX large cap gold stocks a screaming buy?

The valuations of major gold miners remain weak despite falling debt and record dividends, according to the latest Metals Focus Gold Peer Group Analysis. Australia’s largest gold miners Newcrest (ASX:NCM), Northern Star (ASX:NST), and Evolu...

Stockhead FML 4 months ago
Gold Digger: Where do we go from here?

It’s been a frustrating few months for gold bulls. As an investment hedge, gold shines during periods of poor or volatile market sentiment. It loves drama like pandemics, civil wars, or the unprecedented failure of the Lehman Brothers in 20...

Stockhead FML 4 months ago
Gold Digger: Is sentiment slowly returning to the gold space?

Gold continues to consolidate around $US1,800/oz which, if we went back in time to July 2020, would be cause for celebration. Back then $US1,800/oz was an eight-year high and bullish sentiment was nudging even the shittiest exploration stoc...

Stockhead FML 4 months ago
Western Mines Group completes maiden drilling at Rock of Ages gold project

Perth-based exploration company Western Mines Group (ASX: WMG) has completed a maiden drilling program at the Rock of Ages gold project, south-east of Laverton in Western Australia. The reverse circulation program was the first to properly...

SmallCaps FML 4 months ago
Gold Digger: Northern Star’s share price down 30pc for FY21, despite posting $1bn profit

Gold bugs would be breathing a sigh of relief this week as the price stabilises just shy of $US1,800/oz ($2,463/oz Aussie) thanks to Monday’s healthy 1.5% gain. While there are plenty of other red hot sectors attracting investor dollars rig...

Stockhead FML 4 months ago
Western Mines begins drill program at historic Rock of Ages gold target

A drill rig and team are moving on to the Rock of Ages project owned by Western Mines Group (ASX: WMG) to undertake the first deep test drilling since in the 1980s. The Rock of Ages, near Laverton in Western Australia, was mined between 190...

SmallCaps FML 4 months ago
Gold about to hit next leg of bull market and stocks are cheap, expert says

The gold price itself had 12 months of consolidation. Now we are entering a new stage of a bull market which Barry Dawes of Martin Place Securities believes “will take it much, much higher”. In the big scheme of things, the pullback we have...

Stockhead FML 5 months ago
Gold Digger: Bulls vs Bears – which team are you on?

On Sunday, a chaotic ‘flash crash’ saw the gold price plummet into the $US1600s per ounce before staging a mild recovery. Experts mostly point to a better than expected jobs report out of the US for heavy selling that saw the traditional he...

Stockhead FML 5 months ago
Gold Digger: Gold regains the crown if crypto crashes

As an uncorrelated asset – value not tied to larger fluctuations in the traditional markets — gold has had “its lunch cut a bit” by crypto, PCF Capital’s Liam Twigger says. “There is an article in the last Economist asking, ‘what happens if...

Stockhead FML 5 months ago
Gold Digger: The top performing junior gold stocks for July

Strong consumer buying and modest institutional investment helped create gold demand of 955.1 tonnes over Q2 – a 9% rise from Q1 2021, and in line with the equivalent period last year. While both consumers and retail investors were purchasi...

Stockhead FML 5 months ago
Western Mines to drill Rock of Ages ‘as soon as possible’ following positive rock chip results

Recent ASX entrant Western Mines Group (ASX: WMG) has firmed up high-grade gold potential of its Rock of Ages project in Western Australia after recent rock chip sampling returned over 13 grams per tonne gold. Located 32km southeast of Lave...

SmallCaps FML 5 months ago
Gold Digger: It’s time to get fired up about the ‘Green and Gold’

It is no longer just lip service — to create max value for shareholders, miners know they need good Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials. Failing to maintain good relationships with stakeholders (like governments, local co...

Stockhead FML 6 months ago
Gold Digger: Is gold the ‘ultimate contrarian investment’ right now?

Gold had its worst month since November 2016 in June, down 7% to $US1,779/oz. Mining and exploration stocks have followed suit. This bearish trend creates a buying opportunity, experts say. Boutique investment advisory firm head Frank Holme...

Stockhead FML 6 months ago
Focus Minerals lifts CNX resource at Coolgardie Gold Project by 30% to 159,000 ounces

Following June 2021 quarter drilling programs there has been a 66% conversion of the December 2020 resource to the indicated status.

Proactive Investors FML 7 months ago
Gold Digger: Feds inflation warning sends prices diving

The market giveth and the market taketh. Truer words have never been spoken with gold prices diving nearly US$100 in less than a day after the US Federal Reserve signalled higher inflation and that interest rates could rise twice by 2023. G...

Stockhead FML 7 months ago
Gold Digger: Sizzling oil prices suggest gold will hit US$2000/oz soon

Gold is re-starting its bull rally as two major obstacles — higher US Treasury yields and Bitcoin — fizzle. “Strong headwinds from parabolic Bitcoin and rising bond yields appear to have run their course,” Bloomberg Intelligence senior comm...

Stockhead FML 7 months ago
Gold Digger: ASX gold stocks making gains on good news stories

Gold’s rally ran out of puff this week, with the precious metal dropping about 2% below ~$1US1,870/oz at Thursday close. Kitco’s Jim Wyckoff calls it “routine profit taking”. “Importantly, the price uptrend in gold on the daily chart remain...

Stockhead FML 7 months ago
Gold Digger: Strong inflation could pump gold price to $US8,900/oz by the end of the decade, experts say

Over the past two months the gold price has turned a corner, up ~12.7% to a high of $US1898/oz. That’s a four month high, erasing almost all of 2021’s losses. The share prices of local gold stocks have responded in kind. Over the past month...

Stockhead FML 7 months ago
Focus Minerals AGM Presentation Transition to Mine Ready

West Australian gold explorer Focus Minerals (ASX: FML) is pleased to release an updated corporate presentation, discussing its flagship Coolgardie and Laverton Gold Projects, to be given at the Company’s AGM in Perth this morning. HIGHLIG...

Investor Insight FML 7 months ago
Gold Digger: Instos pour back into gold as Bitcoin loses spark

Are large Bitcoin investors moving back into precious metals? In a note to clients, JPMorgan said large institutional investors are dumping bitcoin in favour of gold, reversing a trend that’s played out over the last two quarters. “The bitc...

Stockhead FML 8 months ago
Focus Minerals Resource Update for Big Blow and Happy Jack Deposits

West Australian gold explorer Focus Minerals (ASX: FML) announced Mineral Resource updates for the Big Blow and Happy Jack deposits, part of the Coolgardie Gold Project (Coolgardie). HIGHLIGHTS Big Blow and Happy Jack Mineral Resources up...

Investor Insight FML 8 months ago