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In its 90-year history, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) has brought together the most important players in one of the global economy’s most essential mining industries…to engage, enlighten, and energize the metals and mining sector. COVID-19 brought the convention to a one-on-one halt for nearly two years, but the sector and its market movers have always seen the proverbial ‘light at the tunnel.”

In short, PDAC is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community, an industry that supports 719,000 people in direct and indirect employment and contributes $106 billion to Canada’s GDP every year. Representing over 6,000 members around the world, PDAC’s work centers on supporting a competitive, responsible, and sustainable mineral sector. Globally, it goes far beyond that.

Yes. It’s a Canadian show, but it brings together the most important and influential players from around the globe, including some of the ASX’s prime market movers.

Attendance is easy. Show up. Shake some hands. And pass out some business cards. But the real nut & bolts of business are creating long-term capital growth, making real business relationships, and getting boots on the ground spinning drills. Here are a few of the Australian companies that are doing just that.

The Market Movers

Tesoro Gold Limited (ASX:TSO) is an Australian public company with exploration stage gold assets in Chile. Founded in 2017 by the members of the Board Tesoro is focused on acquiring developing gold assets that have the potential to be district-scale mining projects.

TSO is managed by experienced mining professionals with strong geological and finance backgrounds as well as significant in-country expertise and is rapidly advancing the El Zorro Gold Project.

White Rock Minerals (ASX:WRM) is an ASX-listed, near-stage gold producer and poly-metallic and precious metals explorer. The Company’s objectives are to create and enhance shareholder value through the development of its three key assets: Woods Point Gold Project, Red Mountain, and Mt Carrington.

Los Cerros Limited (ASX: LCL) is an exploration company on the hunt for world-class gold assets – still the safest haven investment and hedge against inflation in the emerging global minerals hotspot within Colombia. LCL is aggressively drilling to determine the extent of its flagship project and surrounding areas.

As the global demand for lithium continues to rise, world-class lithium explorer and developer Winsome Resources is focused on unlocking the prospects of this highly prized metal.

Winsome Resources Limited (ASX:WR1) is well-positioned to leverage the growing appetite for this critical battery metal – an integral component of batteries for electric vehicles – the leading the surge in demand for lithium.

A proudly Australian company, Winsome is focused on the exploration and development of high-quality spodumene concentrate, suitable for conversion across many different battery applications.

Tempus Resources (ASX:TMR) is uniquely positioned and actively evaluating its promising Blackdome-Elizabeth Gold Projects in British Columbia and has drilled almost 10,000 meters of core to date. The company is also advanced in its Phase 2 soil sampling program at Valle del Tigre, in Ecuador. Please refer to the Investor Section for all recent news related to these projects in BC & Ecuador.

For the first time in over 90 years the PDAC Convention – the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining event—will be offered both in-person and online. The PDAC Convention in downtown Toronto is widely considered the ‘Super Bowl’ of the mineral exploration and mining community.

Over the past decade alone, the must-attend event has brought together upwards of 30, 000 attendees from over 130-plus countries annually to network, conduct business, and learn about the latest trends and technologies shaping the sector.

Continue to check in with The Market Herald for updates an all the important news in capital markets you need to about.

Remember, if you missed PDAC 2022 live, you can join the online convention from June 28th to the 29th! For details, click here.

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