Goldplat plans international expansion and diversification into new metals, could a re-rate beckon? (GDP)

With its half-year results boasting a 56pc leap in operating profits this week, Goldplat’s (LSE:GDP) niche strategy of recovering gold from the mining waste of other firms in South Africa and Ghana is enjoying its strongest run in years. As the business initiates the global expansion of its recovery services while increasing the profitability of…

Pembridge delivers on word with Minto acquisition, but where next for shares once suspension is lifted? (PERE)

Following a period of quiet after re-listing on the main market’s Standard List last August, Pembridge Resources (LSE:PERE) delivered on its word to investors last month by announcing its maiden mining acquisition. The company has decided to enter the booming copper market by acquiring the producing Minto mine in Canada from Capstone Mining for $37.5mand…

Too soon? Opportunities thrown up by the collapse of Beaufort Securities

Although it is tough for retail clients of Beaufort Securities, whose accounts are temporarily locked-up (perhaps an insensitive choice of words…), Friday’s bombshell news has wider reaching implications. While this situation has generated risks to companies and individual portfolios, it may also throw up some short-term trading opportunities. One key issue will be the loss…