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Continued consolidation of the gold sector could be a theme for the rest of 2020...

Continued consolidation of the gold sector could be a theme for the rest of 2020, according to the investment arm of Bank of America, which believes there is a wave of mid-tier mergers on the way thanks largely what’s happened at the top end of gold. The bank’s argument revolves around last year’s big North American deals which saw Newmont merge with Goldcorp and Barrick acquire Randgold a double-barrelled process which has also seen a large number of non-core assets sold, including the Kalgoorlie Superpit.

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Centaurus Metals (ASX: CTM) has been rated as one of the “deepest value” and “highest potential” nickel developers on the ASX by a leading Australian broking firm

Centaurus Metals (ASX: CTM) has been rated as one of the “deepest value” and “highest potential” nickel developers on the ASX by a leading Australian broking firm (reports Stockhead). According to a desk-note from Perth-based Argonaut Securities, the $42m junior has well and truly caught the eye of experienced Argonaut resource analyst Matt Keane on the back of a bullish announcement about its expansive work program for 2020.

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Centaurus Metals boss Darren Gordon insists the company has not given up on its Brazilian iron ore project, but the explorer has firmly pivoted its attention to a new nickel sulphide play in the South American country

Centaurus Metals boss Darren Gordon insists the company has not given up on its Brazilian iron ore project, but the explorer has firmly pivoted its attention to a new nickel sulphide play in the South American country (reports The West Australian).

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Plus, Legend’s latest assays fuel hopes of a new nickel-copper find in the Fraser Range and Sprott eyes a golden girl in Kalamazoo

The cooling US-China trade war is a positive for metals and bulk commodities, none more so than for zircon. The trade war was seen as a key factor in the price weakness for the key mineral sand in the back half of 2019. Tied as it is to building and housing activity along with some other sectors, zircon, like copper, is something of a bellwether of global economic activity.

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Welcome back to Prospector’s Diary after a Christmas break that saw a number of significant developments...

Welcome back to Prospector’s Diary after a Christmas break that saw a number of significant developments, and while a trade-war truce might seem to be most important, there are other contenders, including a fall in the value of the US dollar and the overdue return of inflation. Taken collectively, it’s hard to not see 2020 being a good year for resources with a glimpse of what’s to come to be found in a stronger-than-expected price for iron ore, a rising copper price, heavy-duty support for gold and a record high for leading indices which track the Australian stock market.

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Mincor has completed another milestone in its efforts to restart mining from its Kambalda nickel operations after securing key State Government approvals for its greenfields Cassini project (reports The West Australian).

Mincor has completed another milestone in its efforts to restart mining from its Kambalda nickel operations after securing key State Government approvals for its greenfields Cassini project (reports The West Australian). The company, led by David Southam, is now fully permitted for Cassini as well as its brownfields Durkin North and Long sites.

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Plus, Chalice’s record in Victoria to help its bid for highly-demanded blocks next to Kirkland’s rich Fosterville mine

Excitement is building around the expected release on Monday of the eagerly awaited assay results from the third hole drilled at Legend Mining’s (LEG) Area D prospect at its Rockford project in WA’s Fraser Range. Legend was 4.2c a share ahead of going into a trading halt last week and a trading suspension this week, pending the release of the assay results.

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Hedley Widdup believes the events of 2019 are setting mining stocks up for another strong run (reports MiningNews). Despite this year feeling like another tough one for many, it has delivered a number of discoveries. "Discoveries are exciting because they come from nowhere," Widdup told the Resources Rising Stars Summer Series in Sydney today. "2019 has seen a number of discoveries come to market - some still have a question mark over them."

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