On Stockhead today, entry level mining jobs paying over $100K, 5 global infrastructure stocks staying above water, and psst – wanna invest in thermal plasma?

But first, the day ahead.

Today, the ABS issues business investment data together with detailed labour force estimates for the month of April.

 

WHO’S SCHEDULED TO LIST?

DEMETALLICA (ASX:DRM)

When: 11am AEST

Raised: $15m at 25c per share

This spin-out from Minotaur Exploration (ASX:MEP) is targeting gold, copper and gypsum across Queensland and South Australia.

The company holds the ‘Pyramid’ gold project, ‘Windsor’ copper-zinc-lead-gold-silver project and ‘Chimera’ copper-gold-lead-silver-zinc projects in Queensland.

DRM also has the ‘Peake’ and ‘Denison’ copper-gold, zinc-lead-silver JV and the ‘Lake Purdilla’ gypsum project in South Australia.

 

TG METALS (ASX:TG6)

When: 1pm AEST

Raised: $6m

This explorer is focussed on assets prospective for nickel, lithium, and gold in the Goldfields-Esperance region of WA.

It has amassed the largest land package ever held by one exploration company within the Lake Johnston Greenstone Belt and says the region has been historically overlooked and underexplored.

 

TRADING HALTS

The following companies are in a trading halt and are expected to exit with news in the coming days:

Moho Resources (ASX:MOH) – capital raising

xReality Group (ASX:XRG) – capital raise

Galileo Mining (ASX:GAL) –  material drill assay results from the company’s Callisto discovery

Sayona Mining (ASX:SYA) – capital raise

Lindian Resources (ASX: LIN) – Exclusive Option Agreement for the Kangankunde Rare Earths Project in Malawi and a dispute against Michael Saner (since deceased) and Rift Valley Resource Developments, regarding the Project.

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,856.57 (-0.50%)

Silver: $US21.869 (-1.00%)

Nickel (3mth): $US26,300/t (-0.94%)

Copper (3mth): $US9,367.50/t (-1.22%)

Lithium Carbonate, China (Benchmark Minerals Intelligence, May 19): $US68,850/t (+0.1% weekly)

Lithium Hydroxide, China (Benchmark Minerals Intelligence, May 19): $US70,625/t (-0.2% weekly)

Oil (WTI): $US111.380 (+1.46%)

Oil (Brent): $US114.95 (+1.23%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US130.00 (-1.52%)

AUD/USD: $US0.70821 (-0.32%)

Bitcoin: $US29,802.50 (+1.24%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

A new record sale for lithium spodumene.

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YESTERDAY’S ASX SMALL CAP WINNERS

(Stocks highlighted in yellow rose after making announcements during the trading day).

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‘Mt Thirsty’ nickel-copper JV partners Conico (ASX:CNJ) and Greenstone Resources (ASX:GSR) have been surging on nearology fervour since Galileo Mining (ASX:GAL) hit palladium paydirt right next door.

GAL is currently in a trading halt “pending the release of an announcement to the market in relation to material drill assay results”.

Base metals and uranium explorer Bellavista Resources (BVR) had a good first day on the bourse, up 25%.

It has some high profile shareholders: Capricorn Resources (ASX:CMM) executive chairman Mark Clark and Bellevue Gold (ASX:BGL) managing director Steve Parsons have a 10% stake, while Capricorn CEO Kim Massey and Bellevue non-executive director Michael Naylor each hold 6%.

 

YESTERDAY’S ASX SMALL CAP LOSERS

(Stocks highlighted in yellow fell after making announcements during the trading day).

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