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Sulphate of potash (SOP) hopeful Trigg Mining (ASX: TMG) has restarted drilling at its flagship Lake Throssell project in Western Australia after bad weather in December brought the program to a temporary halt (reports Small Caps).

Sulphate of potash (SOP) hopeful Trigg Mining (ASX: TMG) has restarted drilling at its flagship Lake Throssell project in Western Australia after bad weather in December brought the program to a temporary halt (reports Small Caps). In all, 16 holes had been completed for 1,806m — about 40% of the program — during December before bad weather hit the area. Now the air-core drill is back in action with 22 holes to be drilled over the next few weeks.

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Lithium carbonate prices have shot up by more than 40% in China in January, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (reports MiningNews).

Lithium carbonate prices have shot up by more than 40% in China in January, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (reports MiningNews). The price reporting agency said the increase was on the back of continued, surging lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery demand.

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Nuclear power will be essential if Japan is to reach its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country’s energy minister has told the Financial Times, saying that power shortages this winter have helped to shift public debate over the sector.

Nuclear power will be essential if Japan is to reach its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country’s energy minister has told the Financial Times, saying that power shortages this winter have helped to shift public debate over the sector. Heavy snowfalls that brought Japan to the brink of power cuts last month underlined the continued need for nuclear, said Hiroshi Kajiyama, who is responsible for energy in his role as minister for economy, trade and industry.

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Fresh forecasts of demand growth and renewed fear of supply disruption have combined to trigger a round of remarkable iron ore price upgrades for 2021 just as investors hug the sidelines in the weeks ahead of profit reporting season (reports MiningNews).

Fresh forecasts of demand growth and renewed fear of supply disruption have combined to trigger a round of remarkable iron ore price upgrades for 2021 just as investors hug the sidelines in the weeks ahead of profit reporting season (reports MiningNews). All the big iron ore miners have been sold down since hitting multi-years highs last month, with some of the selling almost certainly the result of profit-taking thanks to a better-than-expected recovery after the COVID-19 collapse early last year.

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29th January 2021

A surging iron ore price is set to give birth to two new WA junior exporters of the steel-making commodity within days (reports The West Australian).

A surging iron ore price is set to give birth to two new WA junior exporters of the steel-making commodity within days (reports The West Australian). GWR Group and Fenix Resources have opportunistically seized on a nine-year high iron ore price of around $US170/t to bring their respective projects into production. While their direct shipping ore projects may be small and involve the costly process of trucking product vast distances to the port of Geraldton, each is confident of a healthy margin at prevailing iron ore prices and currency exchanges.

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Among the raft of ASX-listed uranium players that have enjoyed a long-awaited lift in investor sentiment in recent months, Boss Energy looks a stand-out (reports The West Australian).

Among the raft of ASX-listed uranium players that have enjoyed a long-awaited lift in investor sentiment in recent months, Boss Energy looks a stand-out (reports The West Australian). The uranium price has been in the doldrums since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011. But last year the market began to re-awaken to nuclear’s potential as a zero-emissions energy source that can also provide baseload power — and the price of yellowcake began to tick up.

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Uranium bulls are sharpening their horns as market fundamentals and investor sentiment towards the maligned energy metal improve (reports The West Australian).

Uranium bulls are sharpening their horns as market fundamentals and investor sentiment towards the maligned energy metal improve (reports The West Australian). The spot price of yellowcake has been in the doldrums since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011, but last year it began to tick higher. Enriched uranium is used as a feedstock for most of the more than 400 nuclear reactors in operation in some 30 countries around the world. But it’s the potential future take-up of nuclear energy which has uranium backers excited.

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Perth-based explorer Strandline Resources (ASX: STA) has spent the three months to December 2020 advancing a commercial debt facility to finance development of its flagship $260 million Coburn minerals sands project in WA (reports Small Caps).

Perth-based explorer Strandline Resources (ASX: STA) has spent the three months to December 2020 advancing a commercial debt facility to finance development of its flagship $260 million Coburn minerals sands project in WA (reports Small Caps).

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