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Apollo shareholders agree to HPX deal

The shareholders of junior Apollo Minerals have approved a strategic alliance with High Power Exploration (HPX) to explore for base metals at a new iron-ore copper gold frontier, in South Australia. At an extraordinary general meeting, Apollo...
15th April 2014
 
DIVERSIFIED MINER

Rio Tinto posts strong Q1 results, ramping up Pilbara output to 290Mt/y

Mining giant Rio Tinto has again set a new production benchmark at its iron-ore operations in the Pilbara, as it ramped up towards capacity of 290-million tonnes a year. “Rio Tinto has started the year with a series of performance records as we...
15th April 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Iron Road project granted preferred status by federal govt

The federal government has granted major project facilitation (MPF) status to ASX-listed Iron Road’s Central Eyre project, in South Australia. Infrastructure and Regional Development Minister Warren Truss granted the project MPF status after...
7th April 2014
 
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Four Mile uranium project, Australia Restricted

Commissioning has started at Four Mile.
4th April 2014
 
GOLD

WPG eyes gold projects in South Australia

South Australia-focused WPG Resources has entered into a binding term sheet with fellow listed Mungana Goldmines to acquire the Tarcoola and Tunkillia gold projects. The Tunkillia project has an estimated resource of 26.3-million tonnes, grading...
3rd April 2014
 
CORPORATE ACTIVITY

IMX reshuffles board, moves office

ASX- and TSX-listed IMX Resources has announced changes to its corporate structure as it moves to grow its South Australian iron-ore operations. The company had appointed Gary Sutherland as MD, effective immediately.
2nd April 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Cairn Hill partners approve extension

Dual-listed IMX Resources on Tuesday reported that operations at the Cairn Hill iron joint venture (JV), in South Australia, would be extended after the partners approved the Phase 2 extension. The Phase 2 extension would initially comprise the...
1st April 2014
 
COPPER

Kanmantoo owner-operator switchover gives Hillgrove a boost

Copper miner Hillgrove Resources has reported a net profit of A$1.49-million for the year ended January, compared with a loss of A$11.7-million in the previous financial year. Revenue for the full year increased to A$139.2-million, compared with...
31st March 2014
 
URANIUM

Four Mile commissioning starts - Alliance

Commissioning has started at Four Mile, in South Australia, project partner Alliance Resources said on Friday. Alliance reported that engineering and construction at the uranium project was nearly complete, with the project remaining on schedule...
28th March 2014
 
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Nolans rare earths project, Australia Restricted

Arafura has reduced the capital cost of its Nolans project by 27% through a range of initiatives.
28th March 2014
 
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South Australia southern Cooper-Eromanga basin exploration project, Australia Restricted

Senex Energy and Origin Energy have agreed to evaluate tight gas sands in key areas of South Australia’s southern Cooper-Eromanga basin.
21st March 2014
 
RARE EARTHS

Nolans cost down to A$1.4bn - Arafura

Rare earths developer Arafura Resources has reduced the capital cost of its Nolans project, in the Northern Territory, by 27% with a range of initiatives. Capital costs projections for the project had decreased from an initial A$1.9-billion, as...
20th March 2014
 
 
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