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DIVERSIFIED MINER

BHP sells stake in Australian junior Heron Restricted

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Furthering its agenda to maintain focus on its four key resource pillars, mining giant BHP Billiton has divested of its 10.4% shareholding in Australian junior Heron Resources. Heron reported on Wednesday that the diversified major had executed...
27th August 2014
 
 
CORPORATE ACTIVITY

FIRB approves Metallica JV Restricted

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The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has approved a joint venture (JV) between ASX-listed Metallica Minerals and China’s Ozore Resources. Under the JV, Ozore would provide about A$7.5-million in funding to develop Metallica’s Urquhart...
27th August 2014
 
 
CAPITAL RAISING

Anatolia raises A$6m for Temrezli Restricted

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Uranium hopeful Anatolia Energy was hoping to raise some A$6-million in a share placement to ensure that its Temrezli project, in Turkey, was fully funded until a decision to mine. The ASX-listed junior on Wednesday reported that it would issue...
27th August 2014
 
 
COPPER

Voyager changes name and focus Restricted

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ASX-listed junior Voyager Resources would propose a name-change to its shareholders, after acquiring the Salobo South copper project, in Brazil and switching its focus to copper. The previously Mongolia-focused explorer on Wednesday said that in...
27th August 2014
 
 
GOLD

Pacific operations a downer for St Barbara Restricted

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Gold miner St Barbara has reported a 161% decline in its net profit for the 2014 financial year, with the miner reporting a net loss of A$501-million on the back of a A$411-million impairment charge. The net loss during the 2014 financial year...
27th August 2014
 
 
Research Report

Creamer Media publishes Road and Rail 2014: A review of South Africa's road and rail infrastructure research report Restricted

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Creamer Media’s Road and Rail 2014 report examines South Africa’s road and rail transport system, with particular focus on the size and state of the country’s road and rail network, the funding and maintenance of these respective networks,...
27th August 2014
 
 
Gold

Creamer Media publishes Gold 2014: A review of Africa's gold sector research report Restricted

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Creamer Media’s Gold 2014 report reviews the global gold market, particularly focusing on the South African gold sector and gold companies that have operations in Africa. This report is a summary of information published in Engineering News and...
27th August 2014
 
 
REVENUE TRANSPARENCY

Canada’s Mines Ministers back enhanced payment transparency in sector Restricted

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The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) on Tuesday welcomed a joint announcement made today by Canada's federal and provincial Mines Ministers, in which they lent their support to...
27th August 2014
 
 
CREDITOR PROTECTION

Mercator Minerals files for creditor protection Restricted

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Mineral Park, Arizona North American base metals miner Mercator Minerals on Tuesday filed for creditor protection in both Canada and the US after the board and its creditors could not agree on “several proposals” put on the table by interested parties that wanted...
27th August 2014
 
 
COPPER

Chile copper mine contract workers announce one-day strike Restricted

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Contract workers at Chilean copper mines are planning a one-day strike next month, demanding changes to labour laws, a union head said on Tuesday. The stoppage on September 4 is being held by the Confederation of Copper Workers (CTC). Union...
26th August 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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