Australia’s Paydirt

Australia’s Paydirt magazine is a highly regarded mining magazine which circulates internationally and features diverse coverage of the metals and minerals industry.

For 25 years, the monthly publication has delivered news, opinion and features focusing on the latest developments in the resources sector worldwide.

Paydirt’s journalists travel far and wide to bring its readership in depth coverage of companies and emerging projects within Australia and around the world.

The magazine plays an important role in the sector and thrives on providing key insights on the mining industry to a loyal and receptive audience, including senior mining executives, financial institutions and investors.

Latest Issue

June 2022

Volume 1, Issue 305

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Monthly Content


Last year saw a remarkable 106 new resources listings on the ASX and there has been no slowdown in the number of additional IPOs looking to join the bourse over the first five months of 2022. However, a quick analysis shows only 11 of the 30 new floats to date are trading above their issue price, prompting the question whether the market is showing IPO fatigue








Strong commodity prices, record exploration spending and unprecedented project development activity suggest the outlook for the Australian mining services sector is the strongest in living memory. Despite the promising forecast, investors have largely turned their nose at the growing crop of drilling, engineering and construction firms over the past year or so. Dominic Piper reports on how a tight labour market and rising cost pressures are impacting the country’s leading mining services groups and how they plan to win over the investment community







The red metal slipped to an eight-month low in May but there isn’t one copper miner or explorer out there who appears to be concerned. Our annual feature on the bellwether metal encompasses every aspect of the copper game, from seasoned producers such as Sandfire Resources and Oz Minerals, to emerging discoveries from the likes of Emmerson Resources and Carnaby Resources






Southern States

One of Tasmania’s most prolific mines is poised to be reopened almost a decade after it was shuttered. New Century Resources has acquired an option agreement over the Mt Lyell copper mine and is already convinced the longstanding operation has plenty more to give after just a few months of study work to confirm its viability. Michael Washbourne spoke to managing director Patrick Walta about the revival plan





Regional Roundup

Mining Indaba returned to Cape Town last month after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Paydirt editor Dominic Piper travelled to South Africa for the largest mining conference on the African continent and provides a snapshot of the key moments from the four-day talkfest, including headline presentations from Mark Bristow and Robert Friedland




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For over 25 years, the Australia’s Paydirt monthly publication has delivered news and opinion on the business of mining, from gold and precious metals to base metals and battery minerals; international news with a particular focus on Africa and Latin America; feature stories include project site visits, events coverage and mining services features.

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