Owen’s Views

Owen regularly comments on the resources industry, commodities market, financial sector and economic development in Australia Pacific region.

Why the Grove is still a trove – 09 March 2017

The copper zinc gold deposit in WA (roughly 250km inland from Geraldton) has been acquired by EMR from MMG. The purchase was flagged late in December, but all the paperwork has now been completed, and the mine is now officially part of the EMR Group.

Santa delivers a price bonus as Russian coal comes on stream – 27 December 2016

Supporters of Tigers Realm Coal (TIG) have received an early Xmas Present. Coal from Project F in Pacific Russia has begun rolling down to the port. The road from the open pit to the port was completed early this month, along with new infrastructure (workshop, office and laboratory) and upgrades to the accommodation camp. A small amount of waste pre‐strip has been excavated and coal is being produced
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