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Wave Swell Energy*** got a fair bit of coverage in the Australian press this morning, with articles such as this. We’re assisting Wave Swell in a capital raising at the moment. The company is developing its wave energy generation technology, and is carrying out commercial trials off Tasmania’s King Island ahead of a potential listing. Full details on the company…

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Wave Swell Energy

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RFC Ambrian is assisting with the capital raising for Wave Swell Energy (WSE).  WSE is currently conducting commercial demonstrations off Tasmania’s King Island http://waveswellenergy.com.au/ The technology is garnering increasing interest from capital markets and renewable energy experts. http://www.smh.com.au/business/energy/renewable-energy-trial-provides-tasmania-with-free-power-20171117-gznwk7.html For further and more detailed information please contact RFC Ambrian directly: E. info@rfcambrian.com T. +612 9250 0000  

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Mineral Sands — Shifting Up A Gear

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In a full sector report, we take a detailed look at where things stand in the mineral sands sector. Over the past 18 months the mineral sands industry has moved through an inflexion point, creating the most favourable outlook for companies in the past five years. Product prices for TiO2 feedstock and pigment have been rising, and both markets are…

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Graphite — Coming to the Party or a Massive Flake?

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The Alchemist, Issue 33: Graphite has been threatening to take off since 2014, when Tesla Motors announced plans to build a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery gigafactory (despite their name, Li-ion batteries require significantly more graphite than lithium to produce). Since the announcement, graphite prices have fallen, with demand not increasing to the high levels that were forecast, and a number of…

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Austmine Women in STEM: METS Career Pathway Program

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RFC Ambrian is a partner with the Austmine Women in STEM: METS Career Pathway Program. RFCA is excited to be part of Austmine’s current initiative of raising awareness of STEM and METS career opportunities for women. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Austmine and becoming future partners with bright and promising candidates. http://www.austmine.com.au/METS-Career-Program  

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The Australian Dollar – Overpriced?

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The Alchemist, Issue 32: Brief – Currency Update Introduction The Australian dollar is near its two-year high at US$0.797/A$ Recent strength in the Aussie dollar’s value has widely been attributed to Australian macroeconomic and global factors: The Australian unemployment figure of 5.6% in June is near its lowest point in 3.5 years The Prime Minister, among others, has suggested that…

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Cobalt — An Intense Blue Flash in the Pan?

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The Alchemist, Issue 31: Cobalt has had a meteoric rise in 2017. In this issue of The Alchemist, we delve into the cobalt market and try to piece together the demand story for the metal in order to try and understand what is driving demand and whether existing or likely supply could match it. Our investigations have led us to…

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Where are we in the mining capital cycle?

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The mining industry is cyclical. Sir John Templeton famously said that the four most expensive words in the English language are: “this time it’s different”. Taking this into account, it’s worth having a look at the capital cycle in relation to the mining industry to get some pointers as to where we are in the cycle and what we could…

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Uranium – Is this a turnaround or has the moment gone?

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The Alchemist, Issue 30: In January 2017 we finally saw a significant pick-up in spot market uranium prices. This commodity has been on a downward trend since a 2007 peak of US$136.22/lb; the current price sits at US$25.50/lb, a fall of 81%. Increasing supply, the devastating Japanese tsunami of March 2011 and advances in alternative energy supply continue to plague…

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Zinc – An Attractive Investment Destination

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The Alchemist, Issue 29: The Alchemist looks at how zinc should benefit from rising commodity prices, production cuts, minimal new mine development and growth in demand. There is only limited opportunity for equity exposure. The zinc market ended 2016 in deficit, with its spot price having risen 61% over the course of the year; this represented a dramatic turnaround for…

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