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22 July 2014
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DRYBLOWER 
Dryblower, while on the subject of the slow-motion sale of Nickel West, is reminded of an interesting movie …


YOU have to know a little about nickel and a little about movies to understand why Dryblower sees the current situation at BHP Billiton’s subsidiary, Nickel West, in both a serious and darkly humorous light.
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Dryblower and strange events on world stock markets


Chinese takeaways start the great ASX clean-up


Dryblower on the financial year past and the financial year ahead


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PREMIUM FEATURES 
Moving fast in the Fraser Range


LIKE its regional rivals, Segue Resources has moved hard and fast on its Fraser Range holdings over the past six months.
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Public reporting of industrial minerals resources according to JORC 2012


Global Wrap: Ivanhoe, Lundin and more


Checking in on the trainers


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MINE SUPPLY TODAY 
Boart rallies on assurance


DESPITE being downgraded by Standard and Poor’s Rating Services, shares in embattled drilling provider Boart Longyear rose sharply today as the company moved to calm market concerns over its liquidity.
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Strong outlook for Brierty


JV wins $64M contract for FMG’s Solomon


Boart denies bankruptcy reports


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PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS 
General Managers x 2 - POSITION FILLED
  • ASX Listed Companies
  • Outstanding Executive Remuneration Packages
  • Australian Operations

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MINE PRODUCTION TODAY 
Western Areas beats guidance


WESTERN Areas has delivered a solid fourth quarter to cap a strong performance for the financial year, with the higher nickel price benefiting its bottom line.
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Discovery reports best quarter


DISCOVERY Metals has reported its best quarter, in terms of production and unit costs, since beginning operations.
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Arrium sets records with new tug fleet


AN IMPROVED tug fleet has helped Arrium set port records over the June quarter and lift its full-year iron ore shipments to a new high.
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Alkane misses guidance


MinRes output surges


Anglo iron makes gains in South Africa


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FINAL CALL 
Still creeping higher


STOCKS inched higher again today, with miners turning around yesterday’s weak performance.
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Iron ore claws back ground


KPMG sees growth in mining


Tax axe sharpens Razorback edge


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INVESTMENT 
Slater & Gordon launch Newcrest class action


LAW firm Slater & Gordon has lodged court documents, starting a class action against Newcrest Mining for alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and breach of continuous disclosure obligations.
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Boart rallies on assurance


Blackham dumps Gutnick as chairman


Buy, Sell, Hold: Rio, Sirius and OZ


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IPOs 
Duketon IPO oversubscribed


SOUTH Boulder Mines spin-off Duketon Mining has raised $A7 million in an oversubscribed initial public offering.
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MINERAL EXPLORATION 
Sulphides in second Taipan hole


SIRIUS Resources shares hit a fresh 16-month high today on news the company had intersected sulphide mineralisation in the second hole at its Taipan discovery at the Polar Bear project in Western Australia.
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KGL keeps rising


Gascoyne jumps on Egerton hits


KGL jumps on stellar copper hits


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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 
KPMG sees growth in mining


KPMG has acquired boutique resources consultancy Momentum Partners, creating the largest hub of mining professionals within the firm’s global network.
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Stanhill ups Robust offer


MMG unlikely to bid for Nickel West


Doray to buy Gnaweeda project


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ENVIRONMENT 
Old Pirate given jolly green roger


ABM Resources has received federal environmental approval for mining at the Old Pirate area of its Twin Bonanza gold project in the Northern Territory.
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BHP contributes $6M to Bush Blitz


Bowen Basin project approved


Permit tracker


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Still creeping higher


STOCKS inched higher again today, with miners turning around yesterday’s weak performance.
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Mining Briefs: Drake, Augur and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Drake, Augur, Robust and Canyon drill results; MMG rethinks Treasure hunt; Avalon update; Aquarius wage deal; and Mofe Creek progress.
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KPMG sees growth in mining


KPMG has acquired boutique resources consultancy Momentum Partners, creating the largest hub of mining professionals within the firm’s global network.
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DIGGERS & DEALERS 2014

Old Pirate given jolly green roger

Western Areas beats guidance

Sulphides in second Taipan hole

Gutnick’s Blackham play ‘opportunistic’

AngloGold secures WA gas supply

Oceana plans Philippines training centre

Blackham dumps Gutnick as chairman

Syndicated ups Barbara resource

Rox jumps on massive sulphides

JV wins $64M contract for FMG’s Solomon



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QME 2014

Enerpac to flaunt offerings

Companies team up for QME offering

QME to host industry-improvement seminars

How QME benefits Mackay

Oxygen sensor to be launched at QME

Compressors on show at QME 2014

Safety an important focus at QME 2014

Conveyor talk at QME

Suppliers’ and contractors’ innovation the focus of QME award

A smarter mine is a safer mine


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   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


BHP contributes $6M to Bush Blitz


BHP Billiton has chipped $A6 million into the Australian unique species-hunting Bush Blitz II project.
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Tax axe sharpens Razorback edge


ROYAL Resources says the recent repeal of the carbon tax adds $A100 million to the value of its Razorback project in South Australia, bringing the iron project’s net present value to $2.9 billion.
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Old Pirate given jolly green roger


ABM Resources has received federal environmental approval for mining at the Old Pirate area of its Twin Bonanza gold project in the Northern Territory.
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Mining less dangerous than fishing, farming


EIGHT fatalities in the mining industry in 2013 represented only 4% of all worker deaths for the year – much lower than the 48 fatalities in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector.
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Fifth Element’s boron, not boring
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WHAT’S in a name? In the case of Fifth Element Resources, the Metal Detective finds a confusing mineral indicator and wonders if the junior explorer might be sizing up a boron play. The Metal Detective, by Stephen Bell
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Western Areas beats guidance


WESTERN Areas has delivered a solid fourth quarter to cap a strong performance for the financial year, with the higher nickel price benefiting its bottom line.
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Carpentaria probes shipping options


CARPENTARIA Exploration says it has secured port access for up to 12 million tonnes per annum of iron ore concentrate at its Hawsons project in New South Wales.
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Moving fast in the Fraser Range
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LIKE its regional rivals, Segue Resources has moved hard and fast on its Fraser Range holdings over the past six months.
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Discovery reports best quarter


DISCOVERY Metals has reported its best quarter, in terms of production and unit costs, since beginning operations.
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Executive Outcomes: EMA, Iron Road and more


ANDREW Forrest’s investment company has nominated Felicity Gooding as its representative on the board of Energy and Minerals Australia.
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Slater & Gordon launch Newcrest class action


LAW firm Slater & Gordon has lodged court documents, starting a class action against Newcrest Mining for alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and breach of continuous disclosure obligations.
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Geopolitical woes weigh on stocks


CONCERNS over the conflicts in the Ukraine and Gaza kept markets in the red overnight.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Oversupply threatens resources sector; Poland’s richest man creates private utility; and Indian power company running out of coal.
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Miners disappoint


LOCAL shares started the week in positive territory, despite a weak performance from the mining sector.
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Mining Briefs: Poseidon, AngloGold and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Poseidon gears up at Black Swan; Tropicana power play; Platinum Australia sells subsidiaries; drilling updates from Renaissance and Kibaran; Maldorky progress; and Western Mining’s acquisitions.
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Sulphides in second Taipan hole


SIRIUS Resources shares hit a fresh 16-month high today on news the company had intersected sulphide mineralisation in the second hole at its Taipan discovery at the Polar Bear project in Western Australia.
Full Story...


Boart rallies on assurance


DESPITE being downgraded by Standard and Poor’s Rating Services, shares in embattled drilling provider Boart Longyear rose sharply today as the company moved to calm market concerns over its liquidity.
Full Story...


Gascoyne jumps on Egerton hits


SHARES in Gascoyne Resources were up 12% today after the company reported shallow gold mineralisation of up to 33.8 grams per tonne at the Egerton project in Western Australia.
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