Australian Market Report of December 24, 2010: Drake Resources (ASX:DRK) Raised A$2.18 Million to Accelerate Drilling Programmes in Sweden and Mauritania
Discovery Metals Limited (ASX:DML) announced results for the second set of drill holes from the infill drilling program at Zeta Deposit. The Zeta deposit is a part of the 100% owned Boseto copper project which is being developed to commence copper production in early 2012. Planned production is 36,000 tonnes of copper and 1 million ounces of silver per annum over a minimum 15 year mine life.
Planet Metals (ASX:PMQ) has signed a farm-in agreement with Drummond Gold Limited (ASX:DGO), whereby Drummond can earn up to 75% of the Mount Cannindah copper-gold project by spending A$6.75 million over a period of 4 years and 9 months. The project includes approximately 6km2 of granted mining leases and two surrounding EPMs. Under the Agreement, Drummond is required to spend a minimum of A$750,000 in the first 9 months, which must include 3,000m of drilling around the Mount Cannindah Mine resource area.
Mako Energy Limited (ASX:MKE) successfully closed a placement to institutional and sophisticated investors in both Australia and North America for A$4.5M. The funds raised will be used to accelerate the analysis of the Alberta Light Oil Resource Play along with further land acquisitions. It will also be used to pursue the dual listing of the Company on the TSX-V in the first half of 2011 and further develop the Company's existing assets at Provost.
Planet Metals Limited
Mako Energy Limited
Drummond Gold Limited.
Drake Resources Limited
Discovery Metals Limited