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  +0.005p +3.70% 0.14p 0.13p 0.15p 0.14p 0.135p 0.135p 8,000,000.00 13:28:39
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09/12/2016
08:20
Metminco Daily Update: Metminco is listed in the Mining sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker MNC. The last closing price for Metminco was 0.14p.
Metminco has a 4 week average price of 0.14p and a 12 week average price of 0.15p.
The 1 year high share price is 0.31p while the 1 year low share price is currently 0.13p.
There are currently 4,513,903,858 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 1,153,060 shares. The market capitalisation of Metminco is £6,319,465.40.
20/8/2016
18:45
geofferic1: As a result of putting my email up on LSE I have been contacted by a shareholder based in Austraila. He claims to be close to the board and is able to get some of these cryptic RNS's clarified. What do make of this he is saying we all have missed a crucial pointIThere is one very important thing that I noticed in the recent 4/8 announcement: ( that does not seem to be properly understood or appreciated by shareholders or the market )"A condition of the Agreement is that the Company will use its best endeavours to distribute at least 90% of its holding in Hampton Mining (the wholly owned subsidiary holding its interest in the Los Calatos Project) to its shareholders within six months of completion. The Company will in due course be calling a meeting of its shareholders to seek approval for the return of capital to effect the in specie distribution of its holding in Hampton Mining."If this occurs as stated it will involve an offer for return of capital ( payment to shareholders from Metminco ) for an assumed value of the remaining portion of LCH. I assume and have had indication that this would be based on the valuations already used to value CD capital input for their percentage ownership etc. ( USD$45M for 70% and therefore 30%=USD$19.285M), maybe even higher to entice shareholders to participate given that the transaction and funding is underway and also depending on how many parties are bidding for this equity slice. The timing of this may be as early as this calendar year. I believe that announcement of this provision alone will propel the share price beyond the price offer. It will allow existing shareholders to take a choice to be compensated to exit their ownership of LCM via MNC, possibly allow LCM to become a private/unlisted entity, and then shareholders in MNC would have remaining value in Columbian project after having been compensated for selling share in LCM.
14/6/2016
07:05
christy41: Borrowed from Snicket on lse board From HC guy close to company: A few blinkered sad sacks here? The price will take care of itself in due course. Equity markets are not rational, prices undershoot and overshoot. But in the end the facts will speak.. In this market this is a great deal, and given the beckoning new directions for MNC in Colombia it’s great timing for the Company. On Calatos, how many other deals like this have we seen on large undeveloped copper deposits? Altona is one. Others?? It leaves the Company still with 30% after taking the project presumably to decision to mine, or sale whenever to a big industry guy. Important too is the coming work will include more drilling, to test near surface potential and also test anomalies TD2 and TD3. Successful drilling could add lot of value. And yes great timing. It will certainly help MNC fund work in Colombia, near term to progress the Miraflores mine FS and especially to drill Tesorito. Tesorito is major target, 500 x 700m surface anomaly, 3 vg holes to date, all economic grades . Plus big undrilled IP anomaly. Thus Miraflores offers 50koz pa for 10 years while Tesorito might be 200koz pa for 10 years??! Different league altogether. And it will not take much drilling to clarify this potential. Then MNC will look at joint development of Dosquebradas with neighbouring listed Batero. And that’s before major multi moz upside at Chuscal, plus rest of tenements. TSX—V listed Red Eagle Mining (REM) is timely peer comparison for MNC. REM is capped at C$150m (share price up about 3X since Feb 2016) and now building San Ramon underground gold mine, comparable to Miraflores. A small higher grade mine, reserves only 0.4moz, planned unit costs US$670 per oz including sustaining capex, within the Santa Rosa project, in Colombia, just N of Medellin. Capex US$74m, funding includes US$60m debt. Permitting was straightforward. One other project inside REM. People are quick to bag Board and management, but is case that they have done a good job. First, they finally got a good deal on Calatos in a very tough market for copper and equities? And second, after kissing over 30 frogs they seem to have found a very good new direction, offering near term cash flow, and it’s gold, and which they have the technical and financial capacity to implement. And bearing in mind that in kissing a box of frogs they looked at deals where resources were misrepresented. So it took good technical nous to sort wheat from chaff. They only had one shot at a new “cash flow” deal. Imagine if they had bought the wrong one. People now forget they did v good job exploring Calatos, unravelling it geologically. They will now bring these skills to bear in Colombia. Yes there are risks, particularly permitting / local issues, notwithstanding the big improvement at government level. But, as MNC have stressed, Colombia as a country with excellent under-explored economic geology has huge potential, and MNC’s new proje
29/5/2016
07:55
cantrememberthis2: Yes two deals – an attractive entry into gold in Colombia and funding full development studies at the large long time Calatos copper project - would buy MNC a seat again at the table? After years struggling in the cold outside. Though here constructive rational behaviour (technical and corporate) by the player means much better odds than at a casino? These deals, if and when consumated, would be the most portentous transactions for the Company in about 10 years. Perspective. MNC’s management has often been criticised in recent years by frustrated unhappy shareholders, during the long (4 year) share price slide. Fair enough. But this needs careful assessment. In the mining exploration and development game you play the hand you are dealt and arguably MNC has played a difficult hand better than most. In Chile and Peru it established a large portfolio about 10 years ago, but then faced a succession of challenges. First was cleaning up corporate ownership of the assets, which was not easy. Then from late 2008 the commodity and resources equity markets soured and stayed sour till now. Third, after a promising start, the assets proved tougher. Thus Calatos has proved large, and is very well located for development, but (after a couple of very good early holes) it has not proved a bonanza. But arguably for a junior explorer MNC has done a sound technical job at Calatos, having to work at unravelling the geology and mineral resources, and at extracting an optimal development concept. But here they seem to have made progress. And then, very frustratingly at Mollacas, Chile’s legal system has proved less reliable than expected. So MNC has since looked wider afield, seeking a prospective near term cash flow asset they could manage, develop. Easier said than done though and it’s taken years to put flesh on the approach. But to their credit they persisted, and apparently resisted earlier opportunities which had technical deficiencies. Now perhaps the Company’s luck has changed and in Colombia they have a robust digestible near term mine development on their plate, and also,importantly, meaningful prospects for substantial exploration success which could (again) transform the Company. Arguably too, despite the rocky road in recent years, MNC, for its size, still has a Board and management which is relatively strong in terms of its corporate and technical skills. Videbimus!
19/5/2016
09:58
cantrememberthis2: The transaction for the gold mine was 400squillion shares to RMB at a share price equivalent issue of .25p, so £1m. So they must have been advised of the SPP being offered at 0.21p or were given some indication of existing placings at .20p too. I make that a difference of £200K on a selling price of £1m in shares, so 20% cut. That is a strong indication they must have accepted these quirks to get rid of the gold mine and believe share price will rerate to get more funds in!
31/3/2016
11:03
vmax lse: COMPANIES Metminco*† ASX:MNC | A¢0.55 | US$11.6m | Speculative Buy Completion of A$1m Capital Raising Metminco has announced the completion of a placing of 250m shares at A¢0.4/share by share price Angel and RFC Ambrian to raise a total of A$1.0m. Trading of 210m shares is expected to commence on the ASX/AIM on 5 April, with the balance of 40m shares expected to begin trading on 8 April. The company has stated that use of proceeds, following the completion of the Quinchia Gold Portfolio acquisition (on target for end-May 2016), will be towards: the completion of a feasibility study for the flagship Miraflores Project; plant infrastructure; and working capital. For further details please see Metminco – Agreement to Acquire the Quinchia Gold Portfolio, 7 March 2016. Binding Heads of Agreement with RMB to acquire 100% of the Quinchia Gold Portfolio — The portfolio comprises 15 mining concessions in Colombia, with a 2.8Moz resource at 0.65 g/t (at a 0.27 g/t cut-off) across the near-feasibility stage Miraflores Project and the Dosquebradas deposit. An initial equity consideration of 50m MNC ordinary shares has been paid by Metminco to RMB. Meanwhile, the cash consideration payable to RMB within one year of signing totals just an estimated A$0.5m, with a further two payments of A$1m due in May 2017 and 2018, minimising up-front capital commitments. The total pre-production cash consideration sums to A$7.5m due over a maximum of four years, with a final A$7m NSR-based payment contingent on the project being brought to production and achieving positive cashflow. Near-term development potential at Miraflores — Prior owner Seafield had reached near-completion stage on a feasibility study on the project, with the latest Technical Report numbers outlining a 42,000oz pa 12-year LoM operation with already attractive AISC of US$682/oz, capital intensity of US$164/oz, and post-tax NPV8 of US$47m at a US$1,200/oz gold price. The company sees scope for NPV optimisation due to the recent reductions in mining and capital costs seen across the industry, combined with a planned boost to production to increase the IRR. A work programme will be undertaken over the coming months to incorporate these planned savings and their impact on feasibility study parameters, with the finalised study currently anticipated by 1Q17. Prospective large-scale exploration target at Tesorito — Despite the early-stage nature of the Tesorito target, 800m to the SE of Miraflores, the company sees it as the highest-priority exploration play within the Quinchia Portfolio. Of the three holes drilled so far, all have encountered consistent mineralisation and alteration, with the highlight being TS-DH-02’s intercept of 384m at 1.0 g/t Au starting from surface. The company believes Tesorito has the potential to represent a substantial gold-copper porphyry system, typical of the host structural trend (the Mid-Cauca porphyry belt), which already houses giant deposits such as AngloGold’s 33Moz La Colosa and Gran Colombia’s 14.5Moz Marmato. Post-acquisition outlook — Given that the company remains in negotiations to secure a strategic partner to alleviate the capex commitment to reach the PFS and DFS stages at the large-scale Los Calatos Project (estimated at US$15m and US$25m respectively), and the access rights dispute at Mollacas remaining ongoing, we believe the Quinchia Gold Portfolio represents a near-term fundable development opportunity in the current improving gold price environment. Following the closing of the transaction, we anticipate two streams of near-term newsflow from Quinchia, involving feasibility study re-optimisation work at Miraflores running parallel with exploration results from Tesorito. Both of these have the potential to act as catalysts for MNC share price appreciation.
31/3/2016
10:11
cantrememberthis2: From LSE Today 11:02 cuddothisnow Share Price -16% 0.205 Strong Buy For those without Level 2 and to understand Share Price Drop Only 1 Market Maker - Shore Capital has fed all the buys near on 11m buys with ever lowering of ASK (buy price). They have since 8am been on the ASK, forcing share price lower and lower. Every other Market Maker is setting at 0.25p for you to buy off them. So this has been the calculated work of one Market Maker and shouldnt be taken as a theme to throw in the towel - in my humble opinion
31/3/2016
07:31
vmax lse: Metminco Ltd (LON:MNC) has raised £500,000 in new funds via the placing of 250 mln new shares at 2p each arranged by brokers share price Angel and RFC Ambrian. The placing was at a modest discount to the prevailing price of Metminco shares, which had traded up as high as 2.85p earlier in March, and the share price duly dipped to 2.2p. But the funding does now mean that the company can begin to make serious progress with its newly acquired Quinchia gold project in Colombia, which is already estimated to contain over 2.8 mln ounces of gold. The plan is to deploy the new funds towards the completion of a feasibility study and on plant infrastructure, as well as providing for working capital requirements. Broker Shore Capital noted that at the company’s current burn rate a new raise will probably be needed before too long, but by then it’s hoped that significant progress will have been made. Managing director William Howe talks of developing a “near-term gold production and cash flow opportunity at the Miraflores project” and of working up “the drill-ready gold/copper porphyry system identified at Tesorito.” All told, it could be the beginning of a period of very positive newsflow for the company.
04/3/2016
19:55
the count of monte_cristo: SOLG had a good day today, up something like 43% on the back of good drill results from Cascabel....SOLG capped at 29m GBP....MNC capped at less than 8m GBP, and SOLG don't even own 100% of the Cascabel project....and its less advanced than LC....and its not got the same access to sea water, cheap power, etc that LC does. I guess the market may catch on at some point. Its nice seeing the share price go up, but honestly until we have real news or the share price goes over 1p (preferably both) its not interesting because the share price could drop back at anytime. The strengthening copper price is helping us....remember all the doom and gloom about China and then the tanking copper price in Jan? Worth remembering how fickle news and markets are and not bothering to listen to any of the "daily noise". The world needs copper, the easiest resources have been mined out over the last 200 years, where will the world get it all from?!
24/10/2015
21:28
jungmana: this is from last year. shows how the bottom has fallen off MNC share price due to commodities down turn over last 2 years. www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/69570/metminco-valuation-put-into-perspective-by-first-quantum-copper-deal-69570.html Metminco valuation put into perspective by First Quantum copper deal By Ian Lyall June 18 2014, 12:19pm There are signs of life in the copper mining industry that may have knock-on ramifications for South America-focused Metminco (LON:MNC, ASX:MNC), according to broker Canaccord. In a note issued Wednesday its analysts assessed the benchmark set by First Quantum Minerals’ (LON:FQM) US$433mln acquisition of Lumina Copper. Lumina owns the Taca Taca Project in Argentina, which is similar in geology and grade to Metminco’s Los Calaotos deposit in Peru - though former is more than twice the size of the latter. More interesting are the deal metrics and specifically the 2.1 cents a pound per ounce paid by FQM for Taca Taca. On this basis, Metminco is worth 7p a share, according to Canaccord. The stock is currently changing hands for 1.16p. “Importantly, the First Quantum transaction shows that larger copper producers are willing to pick up assets despite the broader macro uncertainty that is pervading the equity market,” said analyst Peter Mallin-Jones. “This suggests that finding a partner for the Los Calatos project is by no means impossible, and we take this transaction positively.” with the dilution over the last year. the 7p value is about 5p equivalent today.
04/6/2014
10:50
dyardley: From LSE reply from Steve Tainton answering questions sent by Mav2.... Don't think that link is going to work, I may have to copy and paste later on. It came from Steve Tainton, says MNC are vastly undervalued. Rest of his email said - With the reduction in staff to conserve costs, there have been number of changes in the Company, one of which is that I am no longer directly involved with Investor Relations – albeit I assist on an ad hoc basis. Having reviewed your various questions (as opposed to statements reflecting your views of the Company), I have attempted to address such based on what is available in the public domain. a) Performance of Metminco Share price One needs to look at Metminco's share price in the context of the general market. Resource stocks are under pressure, particularly in the small to mid-cap space. This tends to be more accentuated in those instances where companies do not have access to a cash flow from an existing mining operation, and who potentially have large capital requirements to develop a project. I have included a graph that shows the relative performance of the MNC share price over a 12-month period by comparison RXM (requires funding of US$850 million to develop their Hillside Project [Cu]), HGO (copper producer) and the S&P/ASX Small Resources Index) for your reference. As you will see, the S&P/ASX Small Resources Index has decreased by 8.6% over the period. b) Why invest in Metminco? This of course is entirely dependent on the shareholder and his/her appetite for risk. Metminco has two major assets in the form of the Los Calatos copper-molybdenum project (Peru) and the Mollacas copper leach project (Chile), where the former project has been advanced to a Pre-Feasibility Stage, and the latter project to a Feasibility Stage. Los Calatos has a potential Life of Mine of 34 years producing some 98kt of copper in concentrate per annum, whereas Mollacas is much smaller with a Life of Mine of some 7 years producing up to 8kt of cathode copper per annum. Both projects have the potential to produce copper at competitive C1 Cash Operating Costs. However, whilst production at Mollacas could commence production in late 2016/early 2017, production from Los Calatos is only expected post-2020. Capital to develop Los Calatos in particular is an issue, and it is for this reason that we have endeavoured to identify a strategic/funding partner for the development of the project using the services of a well-known banking institution. I have attached a recent Research Note by Patersons for your reference, which values Metminco at between A$0.071 and A$0.11 per share, considerably more than its current share price. c) Why is it taking so long to identify a Strategic Partner for Los Calatos? The Company has actively been trying to identify a partner for the development of Los Calatos for weThe Company has actively been trying to identify a partner for the development of Los Calatos for well over 12-months now. Ideally, we would have liked to initiate the process after having completed a Pre-Feasibility Study, but the market moved against us, necessitating that we initiate the process earlier. In August 2013, the Company released the results of an optimised mining study completed by RPM, which is currently the reference base for the project. The low share price, and hence low market capitalisation, has not assisted Metminco in its discussions with potential partners – as the general tendency in the market has been to value a company's assets based on market capitalisation as opposed to the NAV (hence undervaluing the company's assets). I can confirm that until such time as a sensible deal can be concluded, the Company will not transact on Los Calatos. d) Cash burn rate and cash reserves In relation to cash burn, the Board is actively evaluating a number of strategies and will continue to adapt its forward plans to meet changing circumstances to ensure Metminco is able to function and grow. For this reason, the Company will continue to retain the services of a skilled, core, staff compliment. e) Merge, Takeovers and Sale of Assets These represent alternatives that are under consideration, and will be driven by what ultimately realises best shareholder value.
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