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23 October 2014
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DRYBLOWER 
Dryblower on the ANU’s divestment policy and financial loss


THE Australian National University is a little poorer today, and by that Dryblower does not mean poorer in an academic sense, he means financially poorer because last week’s divestment debacle had a financial as well as a reputational cost.
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Dryblower visits the iron ore playground


Dryblower on abuse of market power


Dryblower spots a light at the end of the iron ore tunnel


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PREMIUM FEATURES 
Golden day for Zambia


TOMORROW, October 24, Zambia celebrates its 50th year of independence from Britain and African Angle’s Barry Avery concludes the three-part series on the country and the copper industry upon which it was built.
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MORE PREMIUM FEATURES

Dust off this production booster


A Powerful case for use it or lose it


Eye in the sky


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MINE SUPPLY TODAY 
Boart buoyed by $352M recapitalisation


SHARES in Boart Longyear rocketed 30% this morning after the drilling contractor unveiled a $US352 million ($A400.4 million) recapitalisation package of both debt and equity funding.
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MACA teams up with Beadell at Tucano


Dust off this production booster


Viento wins BHP work


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PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS 
Mitsubishi Chair in Sustainable Mining Practices
School of Mining Engineering Attractive remuneration offered REF: 5648
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Chief Geological Officer
  • Perth Based
  • Newly Created Executive Appointment
  • Sector Leader

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Senior Principal Consultant / Principal Consultant
  • We have roles based in either Perth or Brisbane
  • a well-respected global firm going through an exciting growth phase
  • opportunity to join a very competent and diverse team
  • Flexible working hours plus world-wide travel

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Practice Manager


Global Manager – Business Development


Senior Site Executive


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MINE PRODUCTION TODAY 
‘Bloody good’ result for Atlas


A STRONG September quarter has allowed Atlas Iron to increase full-year production guidance, cut costs and slash capital expenditure, with boss Ken Brinsden flagging more progress ahead.
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Northern Star bedding down new mines


SOLID free cashflow has allowed Northern Star Resources to reduce debt in its maiden quarter as a five-mine producer.
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Four Mile ramps up


ALLIANCE Resources has charted a dramatic 75.7% quarter-on-quarter increase in uranium production from its Four Mile mine in South Australia.
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MORE MINE PRODUCTION TODAY

BHP boosts output by 9%


Strong quarter for Norton


Shutdown dents St Barbara production


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MINE GEAR TODAY 
Honey, I shrunk the wheel loader


MOST construction and mining workers love their big toys, be it a 400 tonne truck or a large construction wheel loader. So what happens when Lego decides to make a toy version of one of those toys?
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Blow this


BETTER advance rates, greater wall stability and ease of use are the key benefits the DriftShot initiation system from Dyno Nobel and its joint venture partner DetNet is expected to bring.
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Gaining traction


HOT on the heels of its 730E-8 truck, Komatsu Australia has rolled out the HM400-3M0, a 40 tonne payload articulated dump truck.
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FINAL CALL 
Miners post gains


RESOURCES companies led the forward momentum today in a positive session for the local market.
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MORE FINAL CALL

Uranium on the up


Cape Lambert’s $20M Marampa rescue


Capital Watch: Anova, Gunson and more


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INVESTMENT 
Boart buoyed by $352M recapitalisation


SHARES in Boart Longyear rocketed 30% this morning after the drilling contractor unveiled a $US352 million ($A400.4 million) recapitalisation package of both debt and equity funding.
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Kidman hits high grades in NSW


Funding deal adds lustre to Sumatra


FQM into African Energy Resources


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IPOs 
Emperor Range launches IPO


ADELAIDE-based, China-focused explorer Emperor Range Group has opened its $A4.5 million initial public offering.
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MINERAL EXPLORATION 
Inca jumps as Chanape takes shape


SHARES in Inca Minerals were up 12% today on the discovery high-grade breccia zones at its Chanape project in Peru, with gold readings as strong as 12.6 grams per tonne.
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MORE MINERAL EXPLORATION

Kidman hits high grades in NSW


Rio’s JORC slip-up


Drilling shows bigger system at Mount Morgans


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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 
Mutiny, Doray halted over combination


JUNIOR gold producer Doray Minerals and developer Mutiny Gold have called trading halts over a “potential corporate combination”.
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MORE MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Glencore offloads Sinclair


Iluka still in talks with Kenmare


Orbis rejects SEMAFO offer


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ENVIRONMENT 
Ranger spill investigation wraps up


THE federal and Northern Territory governments have said Energy Resources of Australia needs to improve its safety practices at the Ranger uranium mine.
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NSW planning regime is ‘broken’


Green light for Browns Range


Havilah cleared for SA gold mining


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A silver bullet
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SILVER tends to be the forgotten metal for many local investors. They should have more faith. The Outcrop by Robin Bromby.
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Northern Star bedding down new mines


SOLID free cashflow has allowed Northern Star Resources to reduce debt in its maiden quarter as a five-mine producer.
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Four Mile ramps up


ALLIANCE Resources has charted a dramatic 75.7% quarter-on-quarter increase in uranium production from its Four Mile mine in South Australia.
Full Story...

   CURRENT FOCUS FEATURES

LATIN AMERICA

MACA teams up with Beadell at Tucano

Inca jumps as Chanape takes shape

Metallum jumps as mining nears

Guyana opens doors for Troy’s Karouni

Las Bambas pushed back

Promesa heats up on Peruvian drilling

Beadell jumps on Duckhead drilling

Beadell reaffirms guidance

Chilean miners go it alone on energy

Cabral weakens with maiden resource



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   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


‘Bloody good’ result for Atlas


A STRONG September quarter has allowed Atlas Iron to increase full-year production guidance, cut costs and slash capital expenditure, with boss Ken Brinsden flagging more progress ahead.
Full Story...


Boart buoyed by $352M recapitalisation


SHARES in Boart Longyear rocketed 30% this morning after the drilling contractor unveiled a $US352 million ($A400.4 million) recapitalisation package of both debt and equity funding.
Full Story...


Golden day for Zambia
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TOMORROW, October 24, Zambia celebrates its 50th year of independence from Britain and African Angle’s Barry Avery concludes the three-part series on the country and the copper industry upon which it was built.
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MACA teams up with Beadell at Tucano


BEADELL Resources has inked an agreement with MACA for a five-year partnership at the Tucano gold mine in Brazil.
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Ranger spill investigation wraps up


THE federal and Northern Territory governments have said Energy Resources of Australia needs to improve its safety practices at the Ranger uranium mine.
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Executive Outcomes: BC, Spitfire and more


ALWYN Vorster has resigned from the boards of BC Iron and its subsidiary Iron Ore Holdings to take up a role with Baosteel.
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Stocks pause from rally


WALL Street fell overnight after its biggest rally in a year, as oil prices and a shooting in Canada weighed on sentiment.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Penalties on coal to linger after FTA; Women break into male-dominated mining; and BHP Billiton set to beat iron ore guidance.
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Miners post gains


RESOURCES companies led the forward momentum today in a positive session for the local market.
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Mining Briefs: Fifth Element, Predictive and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Fifth Element makes plans; Predictive forms joint venture; Turkish sale gets the nod; Southern Cross restructures; Shaw River inks manganese deal; and drilling from Aeon.
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Cape Lambert’s $20M Marampa rescue


TONY Sage is again teaming up with Frank Timis, with Cape Lambert Resources to provide Timis Mining Corporation with funding to acquire the Marampa mine from the administrators of collapsed London Mining.
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Inca jumps as Chanape takes shape


SHARES in Inca Minerals were up 12% today on the discovery high-grade breccia zones at its Chanape project in Peru, with gold readings as strong as 12.6 grams per tonne.
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Anglo gutted by Drayton verdict


ANGLO American has lashed out at the Planning Assessment Commission’s shock decision to reject its coal job-saving Drayton South extension project in New South Wales.
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Capital Watch: Anova, Gunson and more


IN Capital Watch today: Anova builds drilling budget; Gunson share purchase plan; Antipa and King Solomon rights issues; and Dampier secures Plutonic Dome funds.
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Dust off this production booster
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FOR many mining companies, a means to cut costs and improve productivity already exists and may be sitting gathering dust in the training room. Supply Side by Australia’s Mining Monthly editor Noel Dyson
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BHP boosts output by 9%


MINING giant BHP Billiton has posted production records across eight operations and four commodities in the September quarter.
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Kidman hits high grades in NSW


SHARES in Kidman Resources jumped 10% this morning as drill results grading up to 14.7% zinc shifted the company’s focus to a more northerly area of its Browns Reef project in New South Wales.
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A Powerful case for use it or lose it
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FORTESCUE Metals group CEO Nev Power has called for federal and state governments to tighten their “use it or lose it” policies so miners don’t have to import gas and free up competition to give other gas companies the chance FMG was given when the Western Australian government did the same for iron ore.
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