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Tickets selling fast to Jasper Jones production

Locals keen to catch the Margaret River SHS production of Jasper Jones are being urged to secure their tickets after one of the shows sold out this week. While the ticket allocation for Friday May 10 has been exhausted, tickets remain for shows happening on Wednesday May 8 and Thursday May 9. Set in the fictional town of Corrigan in the mid 1960s, Jasper Jones follows fourteen -year- old Charlie Bucktin, in the middle of a moonlit night, to help Jasper Jones. Beginning as a murder mystery, the play explores the fragility of individuals struggling with the racism, isolation and brutality of a remote Australian town. Charlie and Jasper are faced with the violent death of a teenage girl and the discovery of horrific secrets linked to the death. The comical and touching play features some confronting moments and is recommended for 15+ audiences due to adult themes and coarse language. MRSHS Head of Drama Meredith McCormack commended the efforts of the student cast and crew. “As director I ..

Locals keen to catch the Margaret River SHS production of Jasper Jones are being urged to secure their tickets after one of the shows sold out this week. While the ticket allocation for Friday May 10 has been exhausted, tickets remain for shows happening on Wednesday May 8 and Thursday May 9. Set in the fictional town of Corrigan in the mid 1960s, Jasper Jones follows fourteen -year- old Charlie Bucktin, in the middle of a moonlit night, to help Jasper Jones. Beginning as a murder mystery, the play explores the fragility of individuals struggling with the racism, isolation and brutality of a remote Australian town. Charlie and Jasper are faced with the violent death of a teenage girl and the discovery of horrific secrets linked to the death. The comical and touching play features some confronting moments and is recommended for 15+ audiences due to adult themes and coarse language. MRSHS Head of Drama Meredith McCormack commended the efforts of the student cast and crew. "As director I would like to acknowledge the courage of Tyrell McKenzie Roe," she said. "Tyrell attended Margaret River Senior High School and has returned to Margaret River from Broome. Having never acted before he has committed to the challenging role of Jasper Jones with enthusiasm and focus." Ms McCormack said Tyrell would be well supported in the role by Year 10, 11 and 12 drama students, with a unique approach to casting. "These students are all facing an extensive rehearsal program as we prepare for our shows," she said. "To ensure equitable stage time the lead roles of Charlie Bucktin and Eliza Wishart will be shared by students who "rotate" in these parts. "The costume will remain the same to avoid confusion for the audience and all actors playing these roles will be introduced to the audience at the start of the show. This approach is one that allows more students to share challenging roles and means no one has a role that is too demanding for an upper school student." Year 10 student Zhao (Jack) Zhengyang moved to Margaret River from China in 2017 and has been cast as Charlie Bucktin's best friend, a Vietnamese boy named Jeffrey Lu. "Jack's charisma and hard work made him shine in drama studies," said Ms McCormack. "English is Jack's second language and he is working hard to master pronunciation and vocal skills to maximise his character's cheeky appeal." Ms McCormack said the cast of Jasper Jones had been asked to show great maturity and insight as they explored the often raw, emotional subject matter. "To support our cast, two professional actors have come in to workshop key scenes. "Myles Pollard, who starred in the film Drift and the film version of Jasper Jones, worked with our young actors to help them identify the objectives driving each key moment of dialogue. He worked to choreograph the more violent moments on stage. "Vivienne Garret, who recently starred in the Black Swan Production of 'Summer of the Seventeenth Doll' has worked with our actors on vocal choices and character profiles." This year's senior theatre production will be held in the brand new Margaret River HEART cultural complex, adding an extra level of excitement for the keen performers and behind the scenes crew. " A team of dedicated students, teachers and the design team at Arts Margaret River have worked tirelessly to create a professional-standard production. Catch Jasper Jones at Margaret River HEART on May 8, 9, and 10 from 7pm. Youth must be accompanied by an adult as this is a licensed event. Kiosk opens 6.30pm, play commences at 7pm. Tickets ($20) available at www.artsmargaretriver.com or call 08 9758 7316.

Tickets selling fast to Jasper Jones production

Locals keen to catch the Margaret River SHS production of Jasper Jones are being urged to secure their tickets after one of the shows sold out this week.

While the ticket allocation for Friday May 10 has been exhausted, tickets remain for shows happening on Wednesday May 8 and Thursday May 9.

Set in the fictional town of Corrigan in the mid 1960s, Jasper Jones follows fourteen -year- old Charlie Bucktin, in the middle of a moonlit night, to help Jasper Jones.

Beginning as a murder mystery, the play explores the fragility of individuals struggling with the racism, isolation and brutality of a remote Australian town.

Charlie and Jasper are faced with the violent death of a teenage girl and the discovery of horrific secrets linked to the death.

The comical and touching play features some confronting moments and is recommended for 15+ audiences due to adult themes and coarse language.

MRSHS Head of Drama Meredith McCormack commended the efforts of the student cast and crew.

"As director I would like to acknowledge the courage of Tyrell McKenzie Roe," she said. "Tyrell attended Margaret River Senior High School and has returned to Margaret River from Broome. Having never acted before he has committed to the challenging role of Jasper Jones with enthusiasm and focus."

Ms McCormack said Tyrell would be well supported in the role by Year 10, 11 and 12 drama students, with a unique approach to casting.

"These students are all facing an extensive rehearsal program as we prepare for our shows," she said. "To ensure equitable stage time the lead roles of Charlie Bucktin and Eliza Wishart will be shared by students who "rotate&quotRead More – Source

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S&P/ASX 200 loses steam after China approves controversial Hong Kong security law

S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) finished 76 points or 1.32% higher today at 5851 – touching a new 11-week high in the process.

The market broke through the 5900 barrier for the first time since March 11 but dropped during afternoon trade as oil prices fell and geopolitical tensions flared.

The index had risen by as much as 2.5% on a strong lead from Wall Street but sagged as China's legislature approved a proposal to impose the controversial National Security Law in Hong Kong.

Top gainers[hhmc]
Top gainers on the ASX today include Bellevue Gold Ltd (ASX:BGL) (+11.11%), Vrx Silica Ltd (ASX:VRX) (+9.37%), MacArthur Minerals Ltd (ASX:MIO) (+10.53%), Musgrave Minerals Ltd (ASX:MGV) (7.41%), Northern Minerals Ltd (ASX:NTU) (+9.09%), Predictive Discovery Ltd (ASX:PDI) (+10.23%) and Twenty Seven Co Ltd (ASX:TSC) (+16.67%).

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Fe Limited step closer to completing $7 million iron ore royalty sale with buyer gaining FIRB approval[hhmc]
Fe Limited (ASX:FEL) is a step cl..

S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) finished 76 points or 1.32% higher today at 5851 – touching a new 11-week high in the process.

The market broke through the 5900 barrier for the first time since March 11 but dropped during afternoon trade as oil prices fell and geopolitical tensions flared.

The index had risen by as much as 2.5% on a strong lead from Wall Street but sagged as China's legislature approved a proposal to impose the controversial National Security Law in Hong Kong.

Top gainers


Top gainers on the ASX today include Bellevue Gold Ltd (ASX:BGL) (+11.11%), Vrx Silica Ltd (ASX:VRX) (+9.37%), MacArthur Minerals Ltd (ASX:MIO) (+10.53%), Musgrave Minerals Ltd (ASX:MGV) (7.41%), Northern Minerals Ltd (ASX:NTU) (+9.09%), Predictive Discovery Ltd (ASX:PDI) (+10.23%) and Twenty Seven Co Ltd (ASX:TSC) (+16.67%).

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Fe Limited step closer to completing $7 million iron ore royalty sale with buyer gaining FIRB approval


Fe Limited (ASX:FEL) is a step closer to receiving $7 million for the sale of its Evanston iron ore royalty interest after buyer Trident Resources PLC (LSE:TRR) received approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board of Australia (FIRB). The only remaining condition to complete the transaction is Trident listing on AIM, which is targeted to occur next week.

Lake Resources looks incredibly undervalued with significant advantages: Orior Capital


Lake Resources NL (ASX:LKE) (OTC:LLKKF) is incredibly undervalued as per a new research report by Orior Capitals Simon Francis, a former top-rated metals and mining analyst in Asia with Macquarie, Credit Suisse and HSBC. This research highlights the potential value of Lakes Kachi Lithium Brine Project in Argentina following the recently released pre-feasibility study (PFS) concerning its sustainable and scalable direct extraction process.

Gold Road on track to produce 250,000-285,000 ounces at Gruyere this year


Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX:GOR) became one of Australias newest gold producers in June 2019, achieving its first gold pour from the Gruyere Gold Mine in WA along with JV partner Gold Fields Limited (JSE:GFI). Gruyere 2020 gold production for the calendar year is forecast between 250,000 – 285,000 ounces (125,000 – 142,500 ounces attributable to Gold Road).

Imugene research published in prestigious journal titled Frontiers in Immunology


Imugene Ltds (ASX:IMU) preclinical research to improve mimotope vaccines targeting checkpoint inhibitors has been accepted and published in the prestigious journal Frontiers in Immunology.

Ground-breaking research from Vienna identified mimotope peptides that when incorporated into Imugenes proprietary immunotherapeutic vaccine delivery platform generate antibodies that bind specifically to immune cells expressing the PD1 biomarker.

Cassini Resources at 12-month high after intersecting nickel-copper-sulphide in first Yarrawindah Brook holes


Cassini Resources Ltd (ASX:CZI) has intersected nickel-copper sulphide in the first two drill holes at Yarrawindah Brook Project 100 kilometres northeast of Perth, Western Australia. The first two drill holes of a diamond drilling program at Ovis and Ovis down-plunge extension prospects have been completed and a third hole, testing a new elecRead More – Source

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Fe Limited step closer to completing $7 million iron ore royalty sale with buyer gaining FIRB approval

Fe Limited (ASX:FEL) is a step closer to receiving $7 million for the sale of its Evanston iron ore royalty interest after buyer Trident Resources PLC (LSE:TRR) received approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board of Australia (FIRB).

The only remaining condition to complete the transaction is Trident listing on AIM, which is targeted to occur next week.

Sale of the royalty, which covers a portion of the Koolyanobbing Iron Ore Mine in Western Australia was overwhelmingly approved by FEL shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting.

Financial certainty[hhmc]
This sale provides certainty for FELs financing position as the royalty stream is variable and depends on a range of factors such as the iron ore price, currency and production rates over which FEL has no control.

The Evanston royalty has seen FEL receive $1.829 million in the last 12 months from the sale of 1.228 million tonnes following the recommissioning of the mine in December 2018.

A sale and purchase agreement ..

Fe Limited (ASX:FEL) is a step closer to receiving $7 million for the sale of its Evanston iron ore royalty interest after buyer Trident Resources PLC (LSE:TRR) received approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board of Australia (FIRB).

The only remaining condition to complete the transaction is Trident listing on AIM, which is targeted to occur next week.

Sale of the royalty, which covers a portion of the Koolyanobbing Iron Ore Mine in Western Australia was overwhelmingly approved by FEL shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting.

Financial certainty


This sale provides certainty for FELs financing position as the royalty stream is variable and depends on a range of factors such as the iron ore price, currency and production rates over which FEL has no control.

The Evanston royalty has seen FEL receive $1.829 million in the last 12 months from the sale of 1.228 million tonnes following the recommissioning of the mine in December 2018.

A sale and purchase agreement with TRR Services Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Trident Resources, provides for cash consideration to be paid in two instalments.

The first $4 million is payable upon completion of the transaction and the remainder is payable one day after the first anniversary of completion.

Funds to support exploration


Funds from the sale will provide FEL with the necessary funding to support ongoing exploration programs.

This includes follow-up works to the drilling comRead More – Source

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Lake Resources looks incredibly undervalued with significant advantages: Orior Capital

Lake Resources NL (ASX:LKE) (OTC:LLKKF) is incredibly undervalued as per a new research report by Orior Capitals Simon Francis, a former top-rated metals and mining analyst in Asia with Macquarie, Credit Suisse and HSBC.

This research highlights the potential value of Lakes Kachi Lithium Brine Project in Argentina following the recently released pre-feasibility study (PFS) concerning its sustainable and scalable direct extraction process.

The Hong Kong-based analyst highlighted Kachis significant and sustainable competitive advantages including its ability to produce a 99.9% lithium carbonate battery-grade product with low impurities, based on a sustainable process, as sought by electric vehicle (EV) makers.

Francis' research references the production of the samples from the pilot plant modules as being a critical value catalyst for Lake.

The report also highlights the growing global demand for lithium as EV penetration increases, yet challenges to supply are expected to resul..

Lake Resources NL (ASX:LKE) (OTC:LLKKF) is incredibly undervalued as per a new research report by Orior Capitals Simon Francis, a former top-rated metals and mining analyst in Asia with Macquarie, Credit Suisse and HSBC.

This research highlights the potential value of Lakes Kachi Lithium Brine Project in Argentina following the recently released pre-feasibility study (PFS) concerning its sustainable and scalable direct extraction process.

The Hong Kong-based analyst highlighted Kachis significant and sustainable competitive advantages including its ability to produce a 99.9% lithium carbonate battery-grade product with low impurities, based on a sustainable process, as sought by electric vehicle (EV) makers.

Francis' research references the production of the samples from the pilot plant modules as being a critical value catalyst for Lake.

The report also highlights the growing global demand for lithium as EV penetration increases, yet challenges to supply are expected to result in growing supply deficits by the mid-2020s, particularly for battery-grade products.

Valuation of 29 cents per share


Noting that Lake looks incredibly undervalued Francis said: "Despite robust financial metrics, the advantages of direct extraction and the excellent long-term outlook for lithium, Lake Resources is trading at less than 2% of NPV.

“Canadian company Standard Lithium, which is also developing a direct extraction project is trading at ~20% of attributable NPV.

“In February 2020, Orocobre paid an estimated 16% of NPV to acquire Advantage Lithium.

“Valuing Kachi at 15% of NPV and Lakes other projects at say, A$25m, suggests a valuation of A$0.29 per share. This is ~9x the current share price."

Shares today have been as much as 14% higher to 4 cents and are up from 2.5 cents at close on March 24.

Pilot plant progress


Following Lakes recent release of the Kachi PFS, the company has intensified discussions with downstream participants and financers.

Lake is also processing lithium brine samples from Kachi at its technology partner, Lilac Solutions direct extraction pilot plant module in Oakland, California.

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