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

October 2021

Volume 1, Issue 298

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Monthly Content


Uranium’s long-awaited comeback reached a major milestone last month when the physical Sprott Uranium Trust boosted its reserves to more than 24 mlb of yellowcake and its total asset value topped $US1 billion. Several ASX-listed uranium hopefuls enjoyed a welcome kick in sentiment as a result, including US-focused Peninsula Energy. Fraser Palamara spoke to managing director Wayne Heili about why the current movements are reminding him of the 2004 boom.








Nickel is well and truly on the tear with the spot price back above $US20,000/t amid an overwhelming sense of a defining moment for the sector. The first signs of a major consolidation are also beginning to unfold with IGO and Western Areas in discussions about a potential merger. Paydirt editor Dominic Piper analyses the key pieces of the puzzle starting to emerge from a resurgent market desperately seeking new sources of nickel supply to feed the burgeoning EV demand.







Africa Down Under Conference Review

The 19th edition of Australia’s pre-eminent African-focused mining conference again took place as a hybrid event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but border closures failed to dampen the spirits of those in attendance or participating virtually. The success of gold producers such as West African Resources and Firefinch and the leading role Australian companies are having in rolling out key ESG initiatives on the African continent were the major talking points of the two-day event. Full coverage of the conference is provided over 35 pages, beginning with the five factors companies should consider when investing in new jurisdictions.






Nickel Conference Preview

Site visits with rejuvenated developer Poseidon Nickel and refocused explorer Azure Minerals top and tail our extensive preview to the Australian Nickel Conference at Pan Pacific Perth on October 5. Poseidon is on the cusp on joining the exclusive West Australian nickel production club, while Azure has found a new lease on life after making a major discovery on ground previously held by prospecting king Mark Creasy. Other companies to feature include Panoramic Resources, Centaurus Metals and Blackstone Minerals.







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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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