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Sandvik’s Mackay Productivity Centre helps boost Central Queensland mine efficiency PDF Available

Sandvik has announced the upgrading of its Mackay service facility to a Productivity Centre – one of only four in Australia – capable of carrying out major machine rebuilds and repairs to full original as-new condition. It joins Sandvik’s...
23rd July 2014
 
CAPITAL RAISING

Sirius announces A$189m raising for Nova project, exploration

The shares of ASX-listed Sirius Resources went into a trading halt on Wednesday as the company announced a A$189-million capital raise. The nickel developer would place some 49.5-million new ordinary shares, at a price of A$3.82 a share, to...
23rd July 2014
 
GOLD

Phoenix readies for mining at Kintore West

The board of ASX-listed Phoenix Gold has approved the development of an opencut mine at the Kintore West deposit, which forms part of the greater Castle Hill project, in Western Australia. Mining at Kintore West was expected to start in the...
23rd July 2014
 
COPPER/GOLD

Copper production drops at DeGrussa in June quarter

Copper-gold miner Sandfire Resources on Wednesday reported that while copper production from its DeGrussa mine, in Western Australia dropped during the three months to June, production during the full year had increased compared with 2013....
23rd July 2014
 
DIVERSIFIED MINERS

WA iron-ore and Qld coal shine in BHP’s 2014 financial year

Diversified miner BHP Billiton has exceeded its production guidance at its Western Australia iron-ore and Queensland coal divisions during the 2014 financial year. “Our focus on productivity has resulted in a significant improvement in...
23rd July 2014
 
GOLD

ABM gets OK to mine Old Pirate

ASX-listed ABM Resources has received federal approval to start mining at its Old Pirate gold project, in the Northern Territory. The approval from the Department of Environment followed the receipt of approval from the Northern Territory...
22nd July 2014
 
NICKEL

Western Areas beats cost and production guidance

Nickel miner Western Areas has exceeded its cost and production expectations for the full year ended June, with the miner on Tuesday reporting a 7.4% decline in unit cash costs to A$2.50/lb, on the full-year guidance of A$2.70/lb. Full-year mine...
22nd July 2014
 
GOLD

Kin secures new cornerstone investor to fund Leonora buy

Junior developer Kin Mining has secured a A$3-million cornerstone investment from privately-held Geolord Resources to complete the acquisition of the Leonora gold project, in Western Australia. The ASX-listed junior announced on Monday that it...
21st July 2014
 
NICKEL

Poseidon reveals plans for Black Swan

Nickel miner Poseidon Nickel on Monday revealed plans to pre-start engineering activities at its recently acquired Black Swan nickel plant. The miner has placed several contracts to undertake work on the plant, including supplying key financial...
21st July 2014
 
GOLD

AngloGold Ashanti signs gas supply for Tropicana

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has inked an infrastructure agreement with natural gas infrastructure group APA Group for the transportation of natural gas to the Sunrise Dam and Tropicana gold mines, in Western Australia. APA would construct a new...
21st July 2014
 
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Mt Webber joint venture direct shipping ore project, Australia Restricted

The Mt Webber mine was officially opened on July 15.
18th July 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Fortescue awards A$64m Solomon Hub contract

Project house Sedgeman has landed a A$64-million contract for the design and construction of a 7.5-million tonne a year modular iron-ore processing plant for major Fortescue Metals at its Solomon Hub, in Western Australia. The modular plant...
17th July 2014
 
 
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