Every Monday, Market Index reviews the upcoming IPOs for the week.
All times are quoted in Australian Eastern Standard Time.
The * indicates an indicative listing date.
Gold and copper exploration
Raising $4.8m at 20 cents
Market cap $6.3m
Lists at 11:00 am
Offer of up to 3.5m leader manager options
Bindi Metals (ASX: BIM) operates the Biloela Project in Queensland.
Bindi considers the project to be an early-stage exploration project, containing several high-grade copper and gold prospect areas. Initial reconnaissance sampling in 2020-21 confirmed high-grade gold, silver and copper at the surface.
Near-term exploration will focus on mineral verification, geology assessment and review of historical exploration data to generate targets for drilling.
Raising $8m at 20 cents
Market cap $14-16m
Lists at 11:00 am
3m options issued to lead manager
Chalkos Metals (ASX: CKM) operates the Mount Isa Project, considered prospective for copper and base metals.
Glencore’s world-class Mount Isa Copper deposit lies to the east and is situated on the same fault system that bounds the Chalkos Metals Mount Isa Project.
Approximately 250,000 soil and rock chip assays have been collected by previous tenements, including uranium explorer Deep Yellow (ASX: DYL).
Chalkos commenced a 7-hole diamond drilling program in February 2020 to test 3 of its 13 identified priority targets. The company expects drilling to be complete by the September quarter, with initial assay results anticipated to be available by year-end.
Post-IPO, Chalkos intends to:
Drill the 10 remaining priority target
Conduct targeted geophysical surveys
Further field work including soil sampling, rock chipping and mapping
Raising $8.5m at 20 cents
Market cap $25m
Lists at TBC
1.6m options issued to lead managers
Sarytogan Graphite (ASX: SGA) operates the Saratoga Graphite Project, situated in the Karaganda region of Central Kazakhstan.
There is currently an Inferred Mineral Resource estimate for Sarytogan (below).
Post-listing, Saratoga plans to:
Additional diamond drilling and further metallurgical testwork on up to 100 samples
Subject to the results of this week, a proposed JORC Mineral Resource update is planned for late 2022
Generate sufficient samples for preliminary market discussions with potential offtake partners
Subject to the completion of an updated JORC Mineral Resource, undertake preliminary economic assessments
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