Stockhead’s In-Case-You-Missed-It highlights today’s most interesting small cap stories that might have slipped beneath your radar.

Below is a wrap of the top 20 performing stocks, by percentage, who made announcements today.


ICYMI Leader Board

Code Company Price % Today Market Cap
NOX Noxopharm Limited 0.062 48% $12,273,994
HVY Heavymineralslimited 0.13 37% $5,474,239
AL8 Alderan Resource Ltd 0.014 27% $6,783,641
NIM Nimyresourceslimited 0.225 18% $14,718,854
ECS ECS Botanics Holding 0.026 18% $24,348,075
HTG Harvest Tech Grp Ltd 0.033 18% $19,477,230
JXT Jaxstaltd 0.066 18% $28,742,817
RIM Rimfire Pacific 0.007 17% $12,631,468
PTR Petratherm Ltd 0.064 16% $12,361,313
VMM Viridismining 0.96 15% $34,694,805
XTE Xtek Limited 0.365 14% $32,563,745
AGR Aguia Res Ltd 0.017 13% $6,507,814
FBR FBR Ltd 0.031 13% $102,325,872
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.018 13% $102,509,219
EFE Eastern Resources 0.01 11% $11,177,518
PUR Pursuit Minerals 0.01 11% $26,495,743
BTH Bigtincan Hldgs Ltd 0.3975 10% $218,611,112
BMO Bastion Minerals 0.022 10% $4,013,105
MRL Mayur Resources Ltd 0.17 10% $50,748,989
EGR Ecograf Limited 0.13 8% $54,311,025
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Heavy Minerals (ASX:HVY) has awarded the Port Gregory pre-feasibility study to IHC Mining, following the successful completion by IHC Mining of HVY’s Port Gregory scoping study and preliminary economic assessment. 

Alderan Resources (ASX:AL8) has an update on the seven lithium exploration projects it’s acquiring in the mineral resource rich state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It published a due diligence (legal) update on the projects earlier today, as well as noting project site visits are underway.

Nimy Resources (ASX:NIM) has intersected 13m of massive sulphide mineralisation in total, containing pyrrhotite, pentlandite, chalcopyrite and pyrite in RC drilling at its Mons project. 

ECS Botanics (ASX:ECS) has announced a $24 million five-year offtake agreement with MediCann Health for the supply of medicinal cannabis. 

And Rimfire Pacific Mining (ASX:RIM) says aircore drilling has confirmed the scandium prospectivity of its Fifield project in NSW, with results including 27m at 188ppm from surface, including 12m at 224ppm from 3 metres.


More Top Small Cap Stories: Tuesday


Galaxy Resources’ Jiangsu plant designer Hatch will take on the design study of Lithium Universe (ASX:LU7) proposed 16,000tpa lithium carbonate plant in Canada.

Koonenberry Gold (ASX:KNB) intersected 1m at 4.47g/t gold at the Bellagio prospect of its namesake project in NSW.

DY6 Metals (ASX:DY6) has hit valuable heavy rare earths dysprosium and terbium as well as niobium at the Machinga Main Northern anomaly, part of the flagship Machinga project in Malawi.

Pioneer Lithium (ASX:PLN) has begun has begun mapping and sampling work at its Root Lake project in James Bay.

Classic Minerals (ASX:CLZ) has secured full control over the Forrestania Gold Project tenements in WA.

Altech Batteries (ASX:ATC) has started the permitting and licensing process for its 100 MWh lithium-free, cobalt-free, graphite-free and copper-free CERENERGY battery project in Germany, which is expected to streamline construction and operation process.

Future Battery Minerals (ASX:FBM) has commenced Phase 3 resource drilling at the Nevada lithium project in the US, eyeing a maiden resource for Q1 2024.

Heavy Rare Earths (ASX:HRE) has flagged a five-fold increase in resources to 159Mt at 870ppm total rare earth oxides at its Cowalinya project in WA.

Titan Minerals (ASX:TTM) has started resource growth drilling at its 3.1Moz gold, 22Moz silver Dynasty project in Ecuador.

MTM Critical Metals (ASX:MTM) has entered into a binding option agreement with TSX-V listed Geomega Resources to acquire Canada’s largest carbonatite REE-niobium deposit in the Montviel South project.

Sunshine Metals (ASX:SHN) is drilling six promising anomalies at the Coronation copper-gold target, a “geological analogue” for the nearby, historic Highway-Reward mine which produced 3.9Mt at 5.4% copper and 1.1 g/t gold.

Galan Lithium (ASX:GLN) has released the Phase 2 definitive feasibility study for its Hombre Muerto West project in Argentina, which delivers a 286% increase in production to 20,851t LCE, and improves NPV 8 and IRR to US$2bn and 43% for additional Capex of US$278m.

Dynamic Metals (ASX:DYM) has sold tenement E39/2134 to Western Mines Group (ASX:WMG) which is expanding its Mulga Tank nickel-copper-PGE project next door.

Fenix Resources (ASX:FEX) has made a deal with Sinosteel for the exclusive right to mine and export up to 10 million dry metric tonnes of iron ore from the high-grade Beebyn-W11 iron ore deposit in the Weld Range. 

Ora Banda (ASX:OBM) has appointed experience mining engineer Jo-Anne Dudley as an independent non-executive director effective immediately. 

And Patriot Lithium (ASX:PAT) has appointed Hugh Warner as non-executive chairman and Chris Hilbrands as joint company secretary, both of whom were founding directors and/or executives of Prospect Resources (ASX:PSC)


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