Exploration, mining and energy

HRCM Pty Ltd

HRCM Pty Ltd (Hydrogen Ready Carbon Mining) – Established by Caason Group, HardRock Coal Mining Pty Ltd (HRCM), has in recent months undergone a corporate restructuring process. The company is being acquired by Paladin Hydrogen Pty Ltd, together with all company assets including Exploration Licences and Mining Lease in the Fingal Valley, Tasmania.

Paladin Hydrogen holds the commercial rights to a unique, patented, zero emissions, coal to hydrogen production process and is implementing plans to establish a coal to green hydrogen production plant in Tasmania, using the carbon from coal produced by HRCM as the main feedstock. This is a significant boon to the HRCM Fingal coal project and ensures its long-term viability.

Impact Gold Limited

Impact Gold Limited is an Australian mining company which owns territorial rights to the revolutionary Resonance Frequency Geo Technology (RFGT). This technology provides a significant competitive advantage and has allowed the company to pinpoint the location of substantial gold deposits. 

The Company has all of the key elements in place – Aluvial Mining Leases, Local Landowners Tribute Agreements, EPA approvals, Independent Geological Report and Quality Board / Senior Management. The company is due to commence production by October, 2021.

Impact Gold is focused on sustainable, low risk, strong reward mining delivering positive ecological, economic and social outcomes as well as strong returns to its investors. Caason Group is a top 10 shareholder and through active engagement continues to provide the commercial assistance and support.

Woomera Mining

Caason Group played a leading role in the Initial Public Offering of Woomera Mining Limited (ASX: WML).

Woomera Mining is exploring the highly prospective Gawler Craton and Musgrave Province in South Australia and an extensive lithium tenement portfolio in Western Australia. The company is also exploring high grade gold and nickel with an exciting Mt Venn project in the north eastern goldfields of Western Australia.

Carpentaria Resources

Caason Group is a shareholder in Carpentaria Resources Limited (ASX: CAP). Caason Group is responsible for Carpentaria Resources’ relationship with Formosa Plastics Group, a multi-national conglomerate headquartered in Taiwan that has invested in Carpentaria alongside Caason Group.

Carpentaria is focused on developing its flagship Hawsons Iron Ore Project near Broken Hill NSW into a premium producer of high quality iron ore products for the global steel industry.

Formosa Energy

Caason Group is an authorised sales representative of Formosa Energy in Australia. Formosa Energy (FE) is the Australian arm of Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), a large diversified multi-national conglomerate headquartered in Taiwan with annual revenue ~US$67.2 billion and annual income ~US$13.1 billion.

With Caason Group’s assistance, Formosa Energy is exploring renewable energy projects in Australia along with traditional energy supply arrangements for Formosa Plastics Group.

As an example of our collaborative activities, Caason Group successfully facilitated an iron ore off-take partnership between Formosa Energy and Carpentaria Resources Limited representing 2.6 million tonnes per annum.

AXSOL

Caason Group partners with AXSOL, a German company, that is a battery innovator.

AXSOL has created a containerised energy solution that is collapsible and stackable with applications in the mining, construction and military sectors. 

AXSOL has also developed a sodium-based battery that is non-flammable and more environmentally friendly when compared to traditional lithium batteries.

Due to its characteristics, this AXSOL battery is capable of operating in extreme temperature and climatic conditions ranging from -100oC up to +100oC. This remarkable sodium-based battery is ideal for large scale storage applications – starting from housing, grid infrastructure up to renewable utilities including wind and solar farms. Additionally, the technology has a significantly longer lifespan compared to current lithium batteries.

Caason is currently facilitating country approvals, a large-scale trial project and distribution for Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.

LDO Group

LDO Group is an innovative mining and tunnelling specialist renowned for providing quality mining equipment along with mine planning and system/process services, including training. LDO and Caason Group have a commercial agreement whereby the companies explore mining innovations and continuous improvement opportunities.