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DRYBLOWER 
Africa makes its annual trip to a lukewarm Australia


IN theory, the Australia/Africa love affair should warm-up this week at the annual Africa Down Under conference, though Dryblower fears the event might have more in common with another saying about love: “when money walks out the door, love flies out the window”.
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PREMIUM FEATURES 
The growing appeal of phosphate


WHEN dual-listed Minemakers began its search in 2013 for a mining project that would take it from explorer to producer, it considered a number of commodity spaces and jurisdictions across the world.
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Global Wrap: Anglo American, Freeport and more


KBL clears its Mineral Hill haze


Kalgoorlie belt lighting up for Northern Star


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MINE SUPPLY TODAY 
Macmahon looks beyond impairments


MACMAHON Holdings has booked a $A217.9 million loss but says it’s well positioned for the future.
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Watpac wins $80M Hanking contract


Ausdrill looks to the future


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    MINE PRODUCTION TODAY 
    Gold production rising, but mills hungry


    AUSTRALIAN gold output rose in the 2015 financial year, but an increasing number of plants are in need of ore to maintain production levels, according to Surbiton Associates.
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    Atlas further reduces costs


    SHARES in junior producer Atlas Iron jumped nearly 20% this morning after the company revealed it had further slashed costs to generate thin cash margins in July.
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    Gold Fields hints at Aussie deals


    AFTER a strong June quarter, Gold Fields has reiterated that it is focused on finding additional ounces to fill its Western Australian mills.
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    POSITIVE commodity price action helped the nickel sector today. Independence Group was one of the big winners with its 8.1% gain to $A3.47.
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    Metals X hedges


    US dollar weighs on Resolute


    Kingsgate loss widens


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    INVESTMENT 
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    KIDMAN Resources shares surged more than 20% today as the company reported more high-grade drilling results from its Burbanks gold project in Western Australia.
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    Hannans rewarded for copper hits


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    Panoramic eyes Savannah North extension


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    EVOLUTION Mining thinks its proposed A12c per share takeover offer for Phoenix Gold has a strong chance of success.
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    FORTESCUE Metals Group, Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines, Rio Tinto and St Barbara are among the finalists for this year’s Western Australian Golden Gecko Awards for Environmental Excellence.
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    Africa makes its annual trip to a lukewarm Australia


    IN theory, the Australia/Africa love affair should warm-up this week at the annual Africa Down Under conference, though Dryblower fears the event might have more in common with another saying about love: “when money walks out the door, love flies out the window”.
    Full Story...


    Mining cost escalation – lest we forget
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    THIS week Allan Trench issues a timely reminder not to forget the cost pressures of the past when looking to the future.
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    Doray securers Deflector funding


    DORAY Minerals has secured debt and equity funding for the Deflector gold project in Western Australia, with open pit and underground mining set to start in the first half of 2016.
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       TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


    The growing appeal of phosphate
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    WHEN dual-listed Minemakers began its search in 2013 for a mining project that would take it from explorer to producer, it considered a number of commodity spaces and jurisdictions across the world.
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    Big profit jump for Perseus


    AFRICA-focused gold producer Perseus Mining has recorded a 288% increase in full-year net profit on the back of significant improvements at its Edikan gold mine in Ghana and favourable currency movements.
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    Silver Lake notches $94M loss


    SILVER Lake Resources has slumped to a $A94 million loss, and has also updated its resources and reserves for 2015.
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    Gold production rising, but mills hungry


    AUSTRALIAN gold output rose in the 2015 financial year, but an increasing number of plants are in need of ore to maintain production levels, according to Surbiton Associates.
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    Impairments hit Grange’s first half figures


    A LARGE impairment on the carrying value of Grange Resources’ Savage River iron ore assets in Tasmania has resulted in a $A79.8 million half-year loss for the magnetite producer.
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    Tough year for Panoramic


    PANORAMIC Resources has signed off on a tough financial year, with the low nickel price widening its loss to $A28.8 million.
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    ANZ lowers base metal forecasts


    ANZ Research has slashed its forecasts for copper, nickel, lead, zinc and aluminium after recent weakness.
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    Strong finish for local market


    AUSSIE shares have finished the week on a positive note, bouncing back from a two-year low on Monday.
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    Mining Briefs: Cassini, Perseus and more


    MAKING Mining Briefs today: positive copper results from Cassini; Perseus clarifies reports; Torian picks up ground; Syndicated dissolves JV; KBL prepares for gold production; Fox to defend action; and extension for Rex.
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    Tough six months for Beadell


    BEADELL Resources has posted a $A30.3 million loss for the first six months of the year due to disruptions at its Brazilian operation.
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    Kingsgate loss widens


    KINGSGATE Consolidated has posted a net loss after tax of $A147.1 million as a result of lower precious metal prices.
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    US dollar weighs on Resolute


    IMPAIRMENTS of $A572 million have resulted in a heavy loss for gold producer Resolute Mining.
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    Metals X hedges


    METALS X has taken advantage of the strong Australian dollar gold price to enter a new hedging agreement.
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    Global Wrap: Anglo American, Freeport and more
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    IN Global Wrap: Anglo sells mines; Freeport slashes production and spending; Goldcorp and Teck join forces; AngloGold announces bond buy-back; and revised schedule filed for Oyu Tolgoi.
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    Atlas further reduces costs


    SHARES in junior producer Atlas Iron jumped nearly 20% this morning after the company revealed it had further slashed costs to generate thin cash margins in July.
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    Macmahon looks beyond impairments


    MACMAHON Holdings has booked a $A217.9 million loss but says it’s well positioned for the future.
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    Buy, Sell, Hold: BHP, Western Areas and Metals X
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    THE verdict on full-year financial results from BHP, Western Areas and Metals X.
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    Ramelius returns to profit


    RAMELIUS Resources has swung back into positive territory with a full-year profit of $A16.1 million.
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