Top Melbourne fund manager Hedley Widdup from Lion Selection Group has likened current market conditions for junior miners to the early 2000’s , but has predicted a growing flow of money into the junior resource sector over the months and years ahead.
Plus, strong iron ore price recovery boosts the outlook for Centaurus’ Brazilian iron ore project and Gateway looks to repeat the lucrative strategy of revitalising old WA gold mines
It was suggested here last week that what Breaker Resources’ executive chairman Tom “Colonel” Sanders had to say at this week’s Resources Rising Stars’ conferences in Sydney and Melbourne could be pivotal.
The argument was that having established a 1.1m oz resource at its February 2016 virgin Bombora discovery, 100km east of Kalgoorlie, the pressure was on Sanders to convince the market it was undervaluing the stock in a major way.
Veteran resource analyst Andrew Clayton from Perth broker Euroz Securities has returned from a pre-Indaba site visit to Orion Minerals’ (ASX: ORN) Prieska Copper-Zinc Project in South Africa with an upbeat view on the outlook for the stock.
The annual migration of the mining industry to the seaside delights of Cape Town and associated talkfests such as the Mining Indaba conference was trumped this week by the return of iron ore as a hot commodity.