Money of Mine

Mineral Media

An ex-underground miner, an ex-investment banker, and an ex-equity research guy breaking down the mining news of the day. It's a bit of entertainment, information, and occasionally some alpha.

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The Red Flag to Look for at Miners (Sean Russo Interview)
2d ago
The Red Flag to Look for at Miners (Sean Russo Interview)
We had the pleasure of sitting down with Sean Russo for an in-person chat about all the trends in mine financing and hedging.Sean is a wealth of knowledge on how gold miners get their operations going (from a financial perspective), the history of how companies have got in & avoided financial trouble and what he’s seeing right now at certain miners that is a cause for concern. Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3D grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurus https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your business kenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectors davidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au Buy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group.(0:00:00) Introduction(0:01:53) Sean Russo back for a hedging spectacular(0:08:37) Do costs fall as the gold price falls?(0:11:37) Fuel hedging(0:13:02) Capricorn's hedging(0:15:31) Saracen vs Regis in 2000's(0:19:52) Unhedged vs hedged gold miners(0:29:27) Ramelius vs Westgold(0:34:41) Approach for undeveloped projects(0:44:20) Raising equity vs debt(0:50:37) Put options vs hedging(1:08:57) What could cause a gold price fall?
Our intern investigates the $5 Billion mine that won’t work (it’s Woodsmith)
3d ago
Our intern investigates the $5 Billion mine that won’t work (it’s Woodsmith)
Our intern Matt “Hobbsy” Hobbs has gone deep into the asset almost at the centre of the biggest mining M&A deal of the decade – Woodsmith. If you haven’t heard of it, we don’t blame you. This is a giant mining project currently under construction in the UK and it has been a giant plague within Anglo American’s portfolio.Hobbsy unpacks the colourful history of the project and evaluates its prospects here in 2024. Spoiler, we aren’t awfully positive on its outlook despite US$5 billion being sunk to date.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only.The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional.MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate.MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.Thank you to our Partners:VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.comGetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.auDSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contactSilverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.auCRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectorsdavidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.auBrooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.comK-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drillingryan@k-drill.com.auBuy Money of Mine MERCHJoin our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Introduction(0:01:19)Why this project is of interest(0:02:53)The beginnings of Woodsmith: Sirius Minerals(0:09:42)Funding disaster(0:14:52)What the heck is Polyhalite?(0:23:50)Novel engineering approach(0:31:20)Sandstone dilemma(0:44:46)What Anglo American thinks now(0:47:38)When could first production happen?
The metals bull market (DK Interview)
5d ago
The metals bull market (DK Interview)
We had the delight of sitting down with Terra Capital’s Dylan Kelly (DK) to chat about some big resource investing topics.On the agenda:-          The new bull market in gold (and why miner’s valuations are still cheap)-          The role of quants and central banks in this bull market-          Copper: Physical premiums and why copper theft is a good proxy for scrap supply-          What actually causes mining capex blowouts -          The tricks of the silver mining trade Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3D grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurus https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your business kenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectors davidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.auWe use SPARK - Market data for active ASX Traders - https://sparktrader.com Buy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group.(0:00:00)DK back on MoM(0:02:37)Gold bull market - stocks to follow?(0:17:51)The role of quants, ETFs and central banks in gold(0:21:54)Copper: physcial premiums(0:26:23)The tricks of the silver trade (0:42:45)What actually causes mi
The low-down on USA’s Russian Uranium Ban
6d ago
The low-down on USA’s Russian Uranium Ban
We ripped straight into the big one today, dissecting what the US ban on Russian enriched uranium means for the market.Next up was a deep dive into AlphaHPA (A4N), who had a huge day announcing their DFS, FID and financing, before we picked over Patriot Battery Metals (PMT) capital raise.Lastly, we got the run down on Metals X’s (MLX) AGM.Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3D grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurus https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your business kenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectors davidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au We use SPARK - Market data for active ASX Traders - https://sparktrader.com Buy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group. Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Introduction(0:01:26)What does the US Russian uranium ban mean?(0:16:13)Why is AlphaHPA a fascinating company(0:37:13)Patriot Battery Metals rattle the tin(0:40:19)The lowdown on Metals X's AGM
Can we overcome our China reliance? (Todd Warren Interview)
17-05-2024
Can we overcome our China reliance? (Todd Warren Interview)
We had the great opportunity to sit down with Todd Warren, investor and partner at Tribeca Investment Partners.Our conversation was super wide ranging, covering topics such as changes in the decarbonisation thematic, demand for hybrid vehicles, resource nationalism, the volatile nickel market, the big BHP - Anglo deal, the case for uranium, the Energy Fuels - Base Resources deal, the lithium market and lots more.Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3D grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurus https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your business kenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectors davidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au We use SPARK - Market data for active ASX Traders - https://sparktrader.com Buy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group. Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Introduction(0:01:18)Changes to decarb since 2021(0:02:44)Demand for hybrids(0:07:27)Nationalism of industries(0:12:11)Rise of ASEAN nations(0:13:14)Nickel
BHP-Anglo – the time is now
16-05-2024
BHP-Anglo – the time is now
This one’s all about the BHP-Anglo deal.We set the scene, then give an overview of what’s happened over the past few days. Next we step through Anglo’s strategy, sharing our thoughts go what’s being kept and what’s going, before diving into BHP’s retaliation, and lastly, where does it go from here.The termination of Patriot Battery Metals (PMT) and Albemarle (ALB.nyse) MoU to go downstream was also worthy of a chat. Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.comGetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.auDSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contactSilverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.auCRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectorsdavidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.auBrooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.comK-Drill – Exploration drilling guru'sryan@k-drill.com.auWe use SPARK - Market data for active ASX Traders - https://sparktrader.comBuy Money of Mine MERCHJoin our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group.Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Introduction(0:00:54)Setting the scene: BHP-Anglo(0:03:41)What's happened lately(0:08:56)Anglo's go-it-alone strategy(0:27:19)The BHP retaliation(0:36:10)What happens from here(0:45:15)Patriot & Albemarle terminate MoU
The art of M&A investing with Ben Bailey
14-05-2024
The art of M&A investing with Ben Bailey
We’ve got a great interview to share with Ben Bailey of risk arb fund Harvest Lane. This one is all about the deals, the bread and butter of Harvest Lane, and we cover plenty, including the takeover of Azure (AZS)/Gina/SQM, Tietto (TIE), Sierra Rutile (SRX), offshore oil play FAR, Base (BSE) and Energy Fuels (UUUU.ny), Red 5 & Silver Lake (SLR), cotton target Namoi (NAM), , and more. Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3D grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurus https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your business kenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectors davidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au Buy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group. Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Ben Bailey in person on Money of Mine(0:00:47)What happened at Azure(0:09:46)How bizarre was the Tietto takeover(0:20:03)The Fumble in the Jungle (SRX)(0:30:34)Money on the table at FAR?(0:39:02)The Base Resources / Energy Fuels takeover(0:43:41)The quirks of the Red 5 - Silver Lake deal(0:49:50)Tricks of the trade(0:50:53)The story unfolding at Namoi Cotton
What were NexGen thinking?
13-05-2024
What were NexGen thinking?
We’ve got some fascinating stories to chat about, starting with the shocking fraud news out of Canada from Red Pine Exploration (RPX.v).Next, we share our thoughts on the bizarre decision for NexGen (NXG) to sign a con note to go and buy physical uranium, then it’s off to Africa for the latest at AVZ Minerals (AVZ), Leo Lithium (LLL) and Firefinch (FFX).Our penultimate story is on the prospect that Gold Road (GOR) will sell itself, before wrapping up on the news Austral (AR1) has ended its period in receivership. Firefinch saga YouTube, Spotify Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate.MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.Thank you to our Partners:VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.comGetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.auDSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contactSilverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.auCRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectorsdavidh@creinsurance.com.auWA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.auBrooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.comK-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drillingryan@k-drill.com.auJoin our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group.Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Introduction(0:03:16)The Return of Bre-X(0:18:02)Naughty Naughty NexGen(0:34:32)AVZ, Leo Lithium and Firefinch(0:48:38)Is Gold Road for sale?(0:51:54)Glencore buy Austral
The Man on a Mission to Overhaul Karoon (Gabriel Radzyminski Interview)
10-05-2024
The Man on a Mission to Overhaul Karoon (Gabriel Radzyminski Interview)
Our guest today is Gabriel Radzyminski, founder of activist hedge fund Sandon Capital.Gabriel outlined the state of activist investing in Australia and why he started the fund, how he picks opportunities, his recently announced campaign at Karoon Energy, his history with Iluka and much more. Sign-up for the Director’s Special Chapters:(0:00:00)Introduction(0:01:05)Why start an activist fund(0:03:57)Warren Buffett - the original activist (0:06:48)Are big investors moving away from activism? (0:14:51)Sandon & STAM's campaign at Karoon(0:15:55)2023's worst capital raise (0:25:43)Misaligned incentives (0:28:20)Picking opportunities (0:32:57)Iluka's iron ore royalty(0:43:16)Did Iluka appreciate the value?All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3D grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurus https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your business kenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectors davidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au Buy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group. Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram
Our chat with Rene Sterk, Geologist Renegade
09-05-2024
Our chat with Rene Sterk, Geologist Renegade
We’ve got a cracking chat with Rene Sterk to share today. Rene is a geologist who is busy on many fronts, with a passion for the industry that can be felt. We discussed how and why JORC is changing, how things differ from overseas to Australia, the tricks to look out for in reporting and plenty more.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only.The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional.MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectorsdavidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au Buy Money of Mine MERCH  Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group  Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Rene Sterk on Money of Mine(0:01:41)Fixing JORC(0:24:54)Ramifications on inferred resources(0:29:47)Parker Challenge for Oyu Tolgoi resource(0:33:48)Stringent drill spacing(0:36:29)Top things to check in a Mineral Resource Estimate(0:41:17)What is a world class intersection?(0:45:10)How does Ni43-101 differ from JORC?(0:49:34)Will MRE's be harder to do?(0:55:37)How should companies be made accountable?(0:59:40)Dealing with misaligned MD's and CEO's(1:07:47)Proportion of money put into the ground(1:15:09)Rene's Youtube channel - MEASURED
The PGM Opportunity (Roger Baxter Interview)
07-05-2024
The PGM Opportunity (Roger Baxter Interview)
We had Roger Baxter come on the show to chat all things PGM’s. Plenty of ground was covered from the current supply-demand set up, what the state of South African operations are, how a rapid adoption of hybrid vehicles will impact and market what role recycling will play going forward.Sign-up for the Director’s Special All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. Thank you to our Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3D - grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage - Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurus - https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your business - kenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectors - davidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company - James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators - ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling - ryan@k-drill.com.au Buy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat group. Money of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00) Introducing Roger Baxter(0:01:50) What's the supply-demand outlook implying(0:17:19) The state of South African operators (0:22:22) How deep into the costs curve are we(0:25:07) How much capex is being put into new projects?(0:27:53) What do PGM orebodies look like?(0:35:53) How is the recycling market evolving(0:39:43) Is there a shortage of smelters/refiners(0:43:11) Zimbabwe's role(0:44:17) What is the incentive price for new projects?(0:46:14) Power issues in South Africa(0:51:16) Russia PGM insight
What tin price satisfies demand? (Mark Thompson + Hadley Natus)
06-05-2024
What tin price satisfies demand? (Mark Thompson + Hadley Natus)
We have a treat for the tin barons – a two-in-one special all on tin! Mark Thompson and Hadley Natus joined us in to separate conversation to give the lay of the land on the tin bull thesis, how demand and supply and playing into current price movements, why there’s a distinct difference between metal and concentrate pricing, how Indonesia and Myanmar impact the market and heaps more.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only.The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional.MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate.MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.Thank you to our Partners:VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.comGetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.auDSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contactSilverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.auCRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectorsdavidh@creinsurance.com.auWA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.auBrooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.comK-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drillingryan@k-drill.com.auBuy Money of Mine MERCH(0:00:00)Introduction(0:01:13)How the tin market got to today(0:19:29)Myanmar + Indonesia's impact (0:29:21)Supply fragility (0:44:24)Hadley Natus on Money of Mine(0:47:54)The supply-demand balance(0:50:21)Understanding concentrate vs metal market(0:53:47)The role of refining capacity (0:59:07)Thoughts on the Indonesia scandal (1:05:30)Tin vs copper(1:12:23)Is there a Physical Tin Trust? Should there be?(1:16:33)Will there be a new Myanmar? (1:18:08)Is Congolese supply at risk
Saving Junior Mining (David Finch Interview)
03-05-2024
Saving Junior Mining (David Finch Interview)
Our guest today is David Finch, CEO of Ixios Asset Management. David recently shared a much-publicised tweet on the rules that the junior mining industry should abide by to help lift the sector out of its malaise. The post naturally clicked for us and was worthy of expanding on in greater detail.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.au CRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectorsdavidh@creinsurance.com.au WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au(0:00:00)David Finch on Money of Mine(0:07:03)Don't whine about naked short selling(0:08:59)Don't issue paper at a 30% discount + warrants(0:15:10)Don't issue yourself a big chunk of capital at 0.0001c(0:16:53)You know the company will need more capital at some stage (0:19:19)Don't put eight of your best golfing buddies on the board(0:22:19)Don't jet round the world on the company dime(0:24:28)Don't fill your desk with macro bullshit(0:27:23)Don't have a slide comparing your company to others on market cap/oz(0:28:52)Don't use phrases like 'bonanza grade'(0:30:55)Spend at least 80% of the company's money advancing the project(0:33:41)Make sure your business plan is adjusted to produce regular news flow (0:35:48)Don't use gold loans, pre-pays, convertibles or royalties in a pre-rev company(0:38:53)If there's bad news - be upfront
We name & shame ASX co.’s
02-05-2024
We name & shame ASX co.’s
It’s name & shame time! We call out those companies who were a bit too lax in there quarterly reporting.Then, a fascinating dive into manganese with Tony Gu of Datt Catipal, following the recent events at Groote Eylandt. We then chat about the bit for Lithium Energy’s Solaroz, Northern Star’s Jundee performance, news out of Austral and a check-in on Wesfarmers Covalent Lithium.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services license and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate.  MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.comGetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.auDSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contactSilverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.auCRE Insurance – Insurance Brokers for the Construction, Resources and Energy sectorsdavidh@creinsurance.com.auWA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.auBrooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.comK-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.auBuy Money of Mine MERCH Join our exclusive Money Miners Facebook Group & request access to the Hooteroo chat groupMoney of Mine on YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram(0:00:00)Introduction(0:01:14)It's name & shame time!(0:09:17)A manganese special with Tony Gu(0:39:12)LEL attract a bid for Solaroz(0:45:38)Is NST's Jundee declining?(0:47:30)Administrators called at Austral(0:49:01)Covalent Lithium ramping up
Copper contenders vs. pretenders
30-04-2024
Copper contenders vs. pretenders
We spoke about IGO’s numbers, Sandfire’s hiccup, Azure’s FIRB approval, activism at Karoon, Ravensthorpe shutting down, Tietto’s board changing their mind, MAC’s CSA opaque reporting, Cyprium trying to turn around Nifty and Aeris’ copper torque.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast. VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for Miningkenny@sstone.com.au Anytime Exploration Services – Exploration workers, equipment, core cutting/storage + moreseamus@anytimees.com WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading flight operatorops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Exploration Drilling legends ryan@k-drill.com.au (0:00:00)Introduction(0:01:38)Did IGO improve?(0:07:15)Sandfire's paste problems(0:08:27)Ravensthorpe Nickel shutting down(0:10:26)Azure FIRB approval(0:11:48)Tietto's change of heart(0:15:07)Karoon activism(0:20:43)MAC's opaque reporting(0:32:08)Will Nifty work?(0:39:14)Aeris - Copper torque
The Anglo American Endgame
29-04-2024
The Anglo American Endgame
We start with the latest BHP-Anglo, then check in on Liontown’s (LTR) update.It’s off to Sierra Leone next for the latest twists and turns in the Fumble in the Jungle (SRX), and onto Boss Energy’s (BOE) opaque management departures and lastly, Ardea (ARL) who pulled in a big cheque to run a DFS for their Kalgoorlie Nickel Project.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only. The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional. MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.VRIFY – Communicate in 3D - grant@vrify.comGetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage - Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.auDSI Underground – Ground support gurus - https://www.dsiunderground.com/contactSilverstone – Energy solutions for your business - kenny@sstone.com.auAnytime Exploration Services – Exploration workers, equipment, core cutting/storage + more - seamus@anytimees.comWA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling company - James@wawaterbores.com.auBrooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operators - ops@brooksairways.comK-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling - ryan@k-drill.com.au(0:00:00)Intro(0:01:20)How will BHP-Anglo play out?(0:28:46)Will Liontown get through construction?(0:34:32)Big twists in the Fumble in the Jungle (Sierra Rutile)(0:38:40)Why has Boss Energy's CFO left?(0:43:54)Ardea lock in Japanese consortiums for DFS
Will BHP get Anglo… Eventually?
26-04-2024
Will BHP get Anglo… Eventually?
BHP eye off Anglo American. Wow.We also got round to chatting about Chalice’s (CHN) bizarre buying in Encounter (ENR) stock, Lynas’s (LYC) cost blowout at Kalgoorlie, Metals X’s (MLX) disappointing quarter of production and Equinox (EQX.nyse) scooping up the other 40%-stake in the big Greenstone mine.  Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and is of general nature only.The hosts of Money of Mine (MoM) are not financial professionals. MoM and our Contributors are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any investment decision, you should consult a licensed financial, legal or tax professional.MoM doesn’t operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given. MoM strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this podcast but we don’t make any representation or warranty that it’s accurate or up to date. Any views expressed by the hosts of MoM are their opinion only and may contain forward looking statements that may not eventuate. MoM will not accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss arising from any use of information in this podcast.VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storageMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.au Anytime Exploration Services – Exploration workers, equipment, core cutting/storage + moreseamus@anytimees.com WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au(0:00:00)Introduction(0:02:00)BHP eye off BIG swing for Anglo(0:36:55)Chalice pop up on Encounter's register(0:40:40)Lynas' up Kaloorglie capex… again(0:43:32)Metals X disappoint the barrons (0:46:03)Equinox pay US$1b for Greenstone remainder
Is tin the next uranium? (Brian Laks interview)
24-04-2024
Is tin the next uranium? (Brian Laks interview)
On the show today we had Brian Laks, co-chief investment officer of Old West, an LA-based investor.Brian has gone deep into a number of the markets that we love chatting about, and we had a great time talking about uranium, tin, copper, gold, silver, the metals & mining sector broadly and a whole host of companies and projects that fall into these categories. Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll Money of Mine episodes are for informational purposes only and may contain forward-looking statements that may not eventuate. The co-hosts are not financial advisers and any views expressed are their opinion only. Please do your own research before making any investment decision or alternatively seek advice from a registered financial professional. Thank you to our Podcast Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage on your mine siteMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.au Anytime Exploration Services – Exploration workers, equipment, core cutting/storage + much moreseamus@anytimees.com WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au Buy your Money of Mine MERCH here Money of Mine on YouTube (0:00:00)Brian Laks on Money of Mine(0:01:03)The uranium investment to-date(0:06:39)The gateway drug to uranium(0:12:08)Trading SPUT(0:16:14)Big Uranium contracts to look out for(0:19:26)Discovering tin(0:30:33)Is there another Myanmar in tin?(0:34:53)Alphamin vs Metals X?(0:38:38)Copper torque(0:45:14)Choosing between producers, developers & explorers(0:48:59)Investing in big porphyry copper projects(0:54:47)Why is gold running?(1:00:20)Is Adriatic fully valued yet
Will LIC Activism Upend Aussie Funds Management? (WAM Interview)
23-04-2024
Will LIC Activism Upend Aussie Funds Management? (WAM Interview)
Here’s our interview with Geoff Wilson and Cooper Rogers of Wilson Asset Management, one of the biggest players in the Australian funds management world.JD sat down with the pair to hear how the LIC manager is seeing the current macro landscape, in particular in the US and China, to learn why Geoff has decided to dust off the old Twitter account, and to hear about WAM’s view on how activism will influence the Aussie funds management sector, what various commodities will do from here and a chat about a bunch of stocks.Sign-up for the Director’s SpecialAll Money of Mine episodes are for informational purposes only and may contain forward-looking statements that may not eventuate. The co-hosts are not financial advisers and any views expressed are their opinion only. Please do your own research before making any investment decision or alternatively seek advice from a registered financial professional. Podcast Partners: VRIFY – grant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Matt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – https://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – kenny@sstone.com.au Anytime Exploration Services – seamus@anytimees.com WA Water Bores – James@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – ops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – ryan@k-drill.com.au (0:00:00)Introduction(0:03:40)Geoff becoming a Twitter power-user (0:05:19)Checking in on the USA(0:08:03)How markets look state-side(0:09:25)View on the Australian market(0:10:30)WAM view on the rate environment(0:12:28)Large cap vs small cap(0:15:05)The state of the LIC market(0:17:19)Shareholder engagement vs performance(0:21:37)Meeting management(0:23:28)Activism in the LIC market(0:25:15)Optimal size for WAM's strategies (0:27:45)Trading at NTA(0:29:08)Company buybacks(0:30:26)WAM's investment style(0:35:25)Should mining co's moats deserve more credit(0:37:27)Would WAM open a Resources LIC?(0:39:38)WAM's China view(0:43:35)Copper on the ASX(0:48:18)Will lithium's recovery continue?(0:54:45)Are WAM uranium bulls?(0:58:53)Gold's decoupling from real rates(1:03:30)Value in mining services
S32’s GEMCO damage revealed + BSE’s 188%-premium takeover
22-04-2024
S32’s GEMCO damage revealed + BSE’s 188%-premium takeover
First up, the big one, South32 (S32) finally shared an update on Groote Eylandt amongst their quarterly. Then, we got into the detail at Ramelius (RMS) who had a bumper quarter and onto Base Resources (BSE) who copped a huge takeover premium from American-listed Energy Fuels (UUUU.nyse).We then ventured to Bosnia to talk about Adriatic’s (ADT’s) decision to go owner-operator, followed by 29Metals (29M) who got offtake financing and provided an insurance update, Boss Energy (BOE) who finally announced first uranium drums, Global Atomic who are yet to lock down debt financing and lastly a peak into Delta Lithium (DLI) met results.Sign-up for the Directors Special All Money of Mine episodes are for informational purposes only and may contain forward-looking statements that may not eventuate. The co-hosts are not financial advisers and any views expressed are their opinion only. Please do your own research before making any investment decision or alternatively seek advice from a registered financial professional. Podcast Partners: VRIFY – Communicate in 3Dgrant@vrify.com GetWet Solutions – Innovative bladder tanks for mobile water storage on your mine siteMatt.hall@getwetsolutions.com.au DSI Underground – Ground support gurushttps://www.dsiunderground.com/contact Silverstone – Energy solutions for your businesskenny@sstone.com.au Anytime Exploration Services – Exploration workers, equipment, core cutting/storage + much moreseamus@anytimees.com WA Water Bores – WA’s premier water well drilling companyJames@wawaterbores.com.au Brooks Airways – Perth’s leading charter flight operatorsops@brooksairways.com K-Drill – Safe, reliable, and productive surface RC drilling ryan@k-drill.com.au Money of Mine on YouTube (0:00:00)Introduction(0:00:55)S32 finally update on Australian manganese(0:10:12)Ramelius share bumper earnings(0:21:00)Base Resources agreed 188% premium takeover(0:25:26)Adriatic go owner-operator(0:33:03)29Metals get more insurance cash + offtake financing(0:38:06)Boss Energy produce U(0:39:50)Global Atomic debt financing nerves(0:43:32)A look into Delta Lithium's metallurgical results