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Phosphate Australia divests WA gold asset

Junior Phosphate Australia has sold its Tuckanarra gold project, in Western Australia, to Canadian miner Monument Mining for A$3.9-milllion. The transaction would include a A$2-million cash payment and 10-million shares in Monument Mining, valued...
29th August 2014
 
AFRICA-AUSTRALIA

Opportunities beckon in Africa but Oz firms face stiff competition

Australian resources firms that were hoping to exploit African minerals would have to address challenges associated with building sustainable opportunities if they were to deepen market penetration on the continent, and to strengthen their...
29th August 2014
 
FINANCIAL RESULTS

Sandfire rewards shareholders with maiden dividend

Copper/gold miner Sandfire Resources has awarded shareholders a maiden dividend following a strong financial year. During the full year ended June, Sandfire’s copper production from its DeGrussa mine, in Western Australia, increased to 64 719 t,...
29th August 2014
 
Mining Services

Demand increase for diesel particulate catalyst

MARTIN ABBOTT
Murray Engineering will supply its new human-machine interface integration systems to the mining industry from September
Western Australia-based engineering company Murray Engineering has noted a 100% increase in demand in the past year for its Microfresh stainless steel diesel particulate catalyst for light vehicles operating on mine sites, says business...
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

SA and Australia firms team up to serve African gold mining

Working together from across the Indian Ocean for more than 25 years, Custom Furnaces of Randvaal, South Africa, and Como Engineers of Perth, Western Australia, have been combining their respective engineering expertise in the areas of heat...
29th August 2014
 
Mining Personality

Stephen Miller

Main Activity of the Company: Development of the Waterberg Coal project in South Africa’s Limpopo province Date and Place of Birth: March 20, 1960, in Merredin, Western Australia Education: Marist Brothers, Perth, matric 1977; Edith Cowan...
29th August 2014
 
Corporate Profile

Transmin

Perth, Western Australia-based Transmin, a leader in providing innovative, engineered solutions and services for the mining, processing and bulk materials handling industries, has brought its 25 years of engineering experience to South Africa.
29th August 2014
 
STATE ASSET SALE

WA puts port handling facilities on chopping block

– Two of Western Australia’s port handling facilities have been targeted in the state government’s first round of asset sales to reduce its debt levels and regain its AAA credit rating. State Premier Colin Barnett said on Thursday that port...
28th August 2014
 
NICKEL

Higher nickel prices a boon for Panoramic

Nickel miner Panoramic Resources has narrowed its loss during the full year ended June, as the company increased its output to take advantage of higher nickel prices. During the 2014 financial year, Panoramic reported a net loss of A$9.3-million,...
28th August 2014
 
GOLD

Northern Star sets record profit in 2014

A larger asset base has resulted in record underlying profit for Australian gold miner Northern Star Resources during the year ended June. The miner on Thursday reported a 36% increase in underlying profit for the year, to A$36.8-million, up from...
28th August 2014
 
MINING FINANCE

Norton secures A$40m facility

ASX-listed Norton Gold Fields has secured a A$40-million facility from the Industrial Bank of China to partly fund its existing facility with gold Mountains International Mining Company, a subsidiary of major shareholder Zijin Mining Group. The...
27th August 2014
 
MINING FINANCE

MZI extends loan facility

Mineral sands developer MZI Resources has secured an increase and extension to its existing loan facility with Resource Capital Fund VI. The existing short-term loan would now be increased from $4.5-million to $7.5-million, which would ensure...
26th August 2014
 
 
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