Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX: WHC)
The stock of the coal group enhanced by 1.7% as at September 26, 2018 while the group is witnessing positive sentiments lately. The group has been expected to outperform given its cash generation and coal price scenario. Lately the group announced about retirement of Tony Haggarty. In last six months, the group soared up by 29% while it reported NPAT growth of 29.65% to $525.58 million for FY18 with revenue from ordinary activities of $2,257.4 million. There was a rise in Basic and Diluted EPS and the final dividend of 14 cents led the full year dividend to 40 cents.
Clean TeQ Holdings Limited (ASX: CLQ)
Clean TeQ Holdings Limited’s (ASX: CLQ) stock surged 9.4% on September 26, 2018 to A$0.525 after the company formed an incorporated joint venture (JV Co) with Ionic Industries Pty Ltd (Ionic) to continue to develop and commercialise graphene oxide technology. The JV Co will be owned 75% by Clean TeQ and 25% by Ionic. The company got encouraging progress towards the development of a graphene-oxide based water filtration membrane. Graphene and graphene oxide are the world’s thinnest, strongest and most conductive materials that are yet discovered till date, that have the huge potential for industrial water filtration applications. However, the difficulty in manufacturing processes and high production costs have to date severely limited their commercialisation. During the past 18 months, both the companies together have successfully developed a process for the manufacturing of high purity graphene oxide to create a highly efficient graphene nanofiltration membrane (GO-Membrane). GO-Membrane can deliver significant benefits due to their high water flux, tunability and non-fouling properties. The advantages of the membranes over existing commercially available membrane technologies comprises of the better water recovery, increased flow, and lower energy costs. Currently, spiral membranes, such as reverse osmosis and nanofiltration are in use currently. The spiral membrane market is projected to be USD 5.10 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow to USD 8.20 billion by 2023. GO-Membrane could replace the existing technology and can create opportunities for new water filtration applications. Moreover, Ionic will grant a sub-licence of its GO technologies to JV Co in the field of water purification. Both companies will fund pro-rata expenditure in JV Co for the development and commercialization of the technology. Meanwhile, CLQ stock has fallen 48.94% in three months as on September 25, 2018.
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