West African Gold — Plenty to Play For

By | Reports | No Comments

In an 80-page report, Jim Taylor and David Bird have reviewed the state of the West African gold sector. The piece includes features on the area, the main countries involved and the companies active in the space. The gold industry in West Africa remains healthy. Gold output is robust, with slowly declining average grades partly offset by improved recoveries. Six…

Read More

Chrysos Corporation — Catching Fire

By | Reports, RFCA Comment | No Comments

New technologies can be disruptive, realign profit centres and drive economic change across industries and entire economies. Indeed, as the economist Joseph Schumpeter’s process of ‘creative destruction’ suggested, the biggest leaps in economic development are often driven by new technology. So, here is one that might just do that in the mining industry. While we’ve mentioned it before, as it…

Read More

Indaba – Investing in African Mining

By | Conference, Events | No Comments
05 - 08 February 2018 We’re partnering with Mining Indaba in its launch of the Junior Mining Showcase in Cape Town over 5-8 February 2018. This will be a dedicated, deal-making zone with restricted access. It will group over 60 junior miners in one place. Also, the Investment Battlefield, a Shark Tank/Dragon’s Den-style pitching session, will return in 2018. Given...
Read More

Transformational Acquisition of the Toliara Sands Project & A$100 million share offer

By | Articles, RFCA Comment | No Comments

RFC Ambrian congratulates Base Resources on the acquisition of the Toliara Sands Project in Madagascar. The acquisition will be funded by a A$100m combined placement and entitlements offer for which RFC Ambrian acted as Offer Manager and partial Underwriter. This is a transformational deal for Base Resources and represents a significant step in the execution of Base’s strategic plan. Toliara…

Read More

RFC Ambrian – Comment

By | RFCA Comment | No Comments

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…

Read More

Wave Swell Energy

By | Articles | No Comments

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  

Read More

Mineral Sands — Shifting Up A Gear

By | Sector Report | No Comments

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…

Read More

Graphite — Coming to the Party or a Massive Flake?

By | The Alchemist | No Comments

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…

Read More

Austmine Women in STEM: METS Career Pathway Program

By | Articles | No Comments

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  

Read More

The Australian Dollar – Overpriced?

By | Articles, Reports | No Comments

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…

Read More