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 2021

Volume 1, Issue 294

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Monthly Content


Strandline Resources is on the path to production after arriving at a final investment decision on its Coburn mineral sands project in Western Australia last month. With five sales contracts already in place, the company is confident of achieving first heavy minerals concentrate production in late 2022. Mark Andrews spoke to Strandline managing director Luke Graham about the finer details of the project financing arrangements, as well as what the future holds for the company’s Tanzanian assets.




Copper prices are at all-time highs, but investors are still mulling over how to best ride the red metal bandwagon. Unlike the recent gold boom which opened the door for a number of Australian juniors to break into the mid-tier space, there appears to be very few in the copper space capable of moving into the void. Paydirt editor Dominic Piper looks at both past and recent trends and asks a number of copper enthusiasts what is likely to keep driving prices higher.




Sandfire Resources and Oz Minerals have carried the can for the Australian copper sector for the best part of the last decade. While one is considering expansion options for its operations, the other is turning its attention abroad with its flagship asset rapidly being depleted of resources. As part of our extended coverage on the red metal, we analyse the Sandfire and Oz quarterly reports and take a closer look at the next tier of explorers and developers.


Southern States

Tasmania is back on the Australian resources map after the re-elected State Government threw its support behind near-term producers Venture Minerals and King Island Scheelite, while Flynn Gold launched the Apple Isle’s first IPO in more than a decade. It comes as Victoria continues its resurgence from both a mining and exploration perspective. Paydirt provides a snapshot of the standout stories emerging from both states.




Regional Roundup

Another West Africa gold producer has been snapped up with Americas-focused Fortuna Sliver Mines set to acquire Roxgold for $C1.1 billion. Michael Washbourne reports on why both companies believe the proposed business combination is in the best interest of all stakeholders.





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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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