A major raw material used in the manufacturing of titanium pigments and metals
A major Iron Ore mineral used as a feedstock for steel production. Also used as a heavy medium in the coal washing
Used in the ceramics and chemical industries, it is also, increasingly, being used in the manufacture of high strength alloy.
Mineral composed of silica, aluminium and alkali elements. Feldspar is mainly used in glass manufacturing
A natural source of phosphate for phosphoric fertilizers and animal feed. Demand for natural agricultural products
Is with the exception of diamond, the hardest mineral known and is used as a high quality abrasive
Is the most abundant of three naturally occurring forms of titanium dioxide. Commercially important titanium mineral
High Titanium Resources and Technology Limited (“HTL”), formerly Queensland Industrial Minerals Ltd (“QIM”), is a public company established on 31st October 2002 for developing a mineralized area known as ‘Wateranga’ under Exploration Permit Minerals (“EPM”) 13278.
The Wateranga project covers an area of approximately 8,038 hectares and is located approximately 80km southwest of Bundaberg, in south east Queensland. The focus of the current economic interest is an eluvial resource derived from weathered gabbro, which contains valuable minerals. The main focus of the project is ilmenite, but other potentially valuable minerals include feldspar , apatite, mica and zircon.
Mining Lease ML80116 of central target area has been granted in 2018, and the project is moving to production stage.
HTL develops steadily since the company established. Creating long-term shareholder value is always HTL’s priority. We commit to work in ways that are consistent with our values of integrity, performance and teamwork. HTL board members believe that as Wateranga Project will gradually move into production stage from 2021-2022 financial year, HTL will become emerging force in the industrial minerals industry, with supplying Australian and International market ample amount of high quality industrial minerals in the following 30 to 40 years. Meanwhile to accomplish HTL’s ultimate mission that is to output long-term values to shareholders, employees and local communities.
Dear Shareholders, HTL AGM 2020 Notice has been posted on Friday 12 February 2021, please note to check. AGM 2020 will be held at 10.00 am on Friday 5 March, 2021 at the registered office of the Compa...
The board of HTL is pleased to announce that the Investment, Mining and Offtake Agreement has been executed between HTL and its strategic investor. The investor has extensive and successful experience...
Dear Shareholders, HTL AGM 2019 Notice has been posted on Tuesday 05 November 2019, please note to check. AGM 2019 will be held at 10.00 am on Friday 29 November 2019 at The Sutherland Room, Holme Bui...
Submission of a progressive rehabilitation and closure plan (05/04/2021)
As part of final statutory process prior to the mining of Wateranga project, HTL has submitted progressive rehabilitation and closure plan (PRC plan) on 29 April 2021 to Department of Environment as requirement of mining activity relating to our mining lease ML80116 for the Central area tenement covering 1500 hectares.
Progressive rehabilitation and closure plan (PRCP) (19/10/2020)
HTL has engaged Department of Environment and Science (DES) for the application of PRCP. A pre-lodgement meeting was held last month and HTL will prepare and submit a proposed PRCP that meets the new requirements by 30 April 2021.
Wide Bay Burnett Resources Group(WBBRG) meeting online(03/09/2020)
The Wide Bay Burnett Resources Group(WBBRG) meeting was held online on 25 August 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As initial member of the regional group formed by state departments, local councils, mining companies and industrial experts, HTL reported the progress of the company including the recent execution of Investment, Mining and Offtake Agreement. As one of the most advanced developing resource project within the region, HTL plans to kick off the project in early 2021. With new policy and government fund to be introduced to stimulate the regional economy growth, HTL believes that the success of Wateranga Project will contribute to the recovery of regional economy.
HTL is establishing cooperative relationship with an European company (26/08/2020)
HTL is further establishing a cooperative relationship with an European based company that intends to finance HTL’s mineral sand project and also offtake part of ilmenite product. Both parties have signed MOU of offtake and investment , are willing to move forward to establish comprehensive cooperation relationship in the near future. The HTL board believes the potential cooperation will reinforce the set objective in terms of diversifying the market to reduce the risk.
Ilmenite market update (03/06/2021)
According to Titanium Market Weekly Report by Baiinfo.com, CIF price of imported 50% TiO2 ilmenite in China has reached U$340 to U$350 per ton. The price has been verified by HTL through our marketing team. With large demand from downstream and limited supply, the price is expected to be continuously and steadily increased in the following months.
Spot ilmenite CIF price in China (11/03/2021)
According to recent transaction of major pigment producers in China, CIF price of imported 50A quality ilmenite from Africa is between U$300 to U$330, that has been increased by roughly 30% since October 2020. With demand continues to grow and expectation of strong economic recovery in 2021, HTL believes ilmenite price will stay strong.
COVID-19 and GDP present unique picture for mineral sands (28/01/2021)
Excerpt from Mineral sands stocks on the ASX: The Ultimate Guide By Lorna Nicholas
Historically pigment demand, and consequently titanium mineral consumption, is linked to GDP.
It is also seasonal – experiencing the strongest demand during North America’s summer when home renovations etc are more prevalent.
However, with the onset of COVID-19 a unique picture has presented.
GDP was drastically down worldwide in 2020. But, with more people housebound and government stimulus incentives, smaller scale home renovations have continued – potentially mitigating some of the impact of a negative global GDP which was predicted to reach -4.4% in 2020.
This was according to the International Monetary Fund’s October 2020 World Economic Outlook report.
In Australia, the Reserve Bank’s November Monetary Policy Statement reveals an expected 4% contraction for the country in 2020.
Both global and domestic GDP are expected to rebound in 2021. The IMF anticipates global growth will strengthen to 5.2%, while the RBA expects Australia’s GDP will increase to 5%.
Both entities caution this is dependent on further virus outbreaks, resultant restrictions, and vaccine roll-outs.
In comparison to the drastic fall in GDP, the erosion of mineral sands pricing and production has been much milder.
Additionally, post COVID-19, government stimulus programs are anticipated in military and infrastructure, which will drive mineral sands demand – particularly in the US and China.
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