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18 April 2015
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DRYBLOWER 
Dryblower and the problem with governments that want to help


“HI, I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” If anyone in the mining industry hears those words they’ll do what Dryblower does; duck for cover because it doesn’t matter whether the offer is good or bad it will always end in tears.
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Dryblower and the other crisis developing for iron ore, residential property values


Dryblower and the problem of swimming naked in front of a crowd


Dryblower and the return of uranium as the mining world’s hottest commodity


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PREMIUM FEATURES 
Global Wrap: Alamos, Ivanhoe and more


IN Global Wrap this week: more gold consolidation in North America; new discovery for Ivanhoe; Cameco signs supply contract; and fatalities in South Africa.
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MORE PREMIUM FEATURES

HSBC finds reasons to be cheerful


The answer is on the printer


Progressing the data wars


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MINE SUPPLY TODAY 
The answer is on the printer


LOOKING for a way to speed up product development in the mining space? The answer could be as simple as just pressing ‘print’. Supply Side by Australia’s Mining Monthly editor Noel Dyson
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MORE MINE SUPPLY TODAY

Progressing the data wars


Another iron ore mine suspended


MinRes cuts jobs


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PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS 
Maintenance Manager
  • Expatriate Opportunity
  • Residential Africa

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General Manager
  • Newly Created Opportunity
  • Residential Expatriate Posting
  • USD Remuneration

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MINE PRODUCTION TODAY 
Kwale ramp up running smoothly


BASE Resources has signed off on a solid March quarter, with ramp-up activities at the Kwale mineral sands mine helping boost production 24%.
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Dugald plan under consideration


MMG is considering a revised development plan for its Dugald River zinc project in Queensland, with a decision due in the third quarter of this year.
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FMG still cashflow positive


FORTESCUE Metals Group is keeping its head above water, slashing its cash costs to remain competitive in the current iron ore market.
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MORE MINE PRODUCTION TODAY

Plant hampers Iluka production


Solid quarter has Western Areas on track


Henty grades boost Unity production


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MINE GEAR TODAY 
Thinking pink at Telfer


EMPLOYEES at Newcrest’s Telfer operation in Western Australia have set themselves the goal of raising more than $A5000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
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FINAL CALL 
Stocks move backwards


AUSSIE stocks fell back today to finish the week on a quiet note.
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MORE FINAL CALL

Mixed day for copper


Rio returns to Diggers


Kaboko placed into receivership


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INVESTMENT 
Kaboko placed into receivership


SUSPENDED manganese junior Kaboko Mining has been placed into receivership.
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MORE INVESTMENT

Highlands a target?


Mixed views on FMG’s results


Buy, Sell, Hold: Western Areas, Dacian and Anatolia


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MINERAL EXPLORATION 
More good hits for Panoramic


PANORAMIC Resources has posted further encouraging results from expansion drilling at the Savannah mine in Western Australia.
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MORE MINERAL EXPLORATION

Impact strong on rare PGM find


Beadell up on Tucano drilling


La Mancha expands Kalgoorlie ground


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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 
Highlands a target?


WHILE it could be a little too late for a rival PanAust offer to emerge, Highlands Pacific is looking like a takeover target due to its stake in the Frieda River copper project in Papua New Guinea.
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PanAust rejects GRAM takeover


Signs of life in mining acquisitions


Metals X to seek Tanami damages


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ENVIRONMENT 
Greens slip in NSW mine seats


ANTI-MINING scare campaigns do not work. At least that is the message that seems to have come from the New South Wales election result with the Greens vote in mining regions going backwards.
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Industry embraces WA rehab fund


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Stocks move backwards


AUSSIE stocks fell back today to finish the week on a quiet note.
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Mining Briefs: Cobre, KGL and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Cobre and European’s Czech success; Drilling from KGL; KBL hires contractor; and Beacon wraps up mill campaign.
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Kaboko placed into receivership


SUSPENDED manganese junior Kaboko Mining has been placed into receivership.
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   CURRENT FOCUS FEATURES

IRON ORE

Mixed views on FMG’s results

Walsh unrelenting on iron ore push

Iron ore market in balance: Power

FMG still cashflow positive

Bearish outlook for BHP, South32

Creditor discussions positive: Atlas

Another iron ore mine suspended

Cairn Hill sold

Iron ore miners on negative: S&P

FMG rejigs rosters


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   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


Impact strong on rare PGM find


IMPACT Minerals shares jumped more than 50% today after the company announced strong assays from drilling at its joint venture Broken Hill platinum group metals project in New South Wales.
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More good hits for Panoramic


PANORAMIC Resources has posted further encouraging results from expansion drilling at the Savannah mine in Western Australia.
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Capital Watch: Kibaran, RTG and more


IN Capital Watch today: Kibaran’s oversubscription; placements for RTG and Paradigm; and an SPP for Golden Cross.
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Rio returns to Diggers


WHILE the iron ore miners will sit this year out at Diggers & Dealers, 2015’s event marks the first appearance from Rio Tinto since 2008.
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Highlands a target?


WHILE it could be a little too late for a rival PanAust offer to emerge, Highlands Pacific is looking like a takeover target due to its stake in the Frieda River copper project in Papua New Guinea.
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Global Wrap: Alamos, Ivanhoe and more
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IN Global Wrap this week: more gold consolidation in North America; new discovery for Ivanhoe; Cameco signs supply contract; and fatalities in South Africa.
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Mixed views on FMG’s results


DESPITE a strong quarterly, Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Fortescue Metals Group, while analysts also weighed in on yesterday’s results with many lifting the miner’s price targets.
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Kwale ramp up running smoothly


BASE Resources has signed off on a solid March quarter, with ramp-up activities at the Kwale mineral sands mine helping boost production 24%.
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Tenfold returns from EIS


EVERY $A1 million invested in the mining industry under Western Australia’s Exploration Incentive Scheme returns $10.3 million in direct benefits to the state, a new report has found.
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Buy, Sell, Hold: Western Areas, Dacian and Anatolia
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ANOTHER strong quarter for Western Areas; coverage initiated on Dacian; and analysts visit Anatolia.
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Walsh unrelenting on iron ore push


RIO Tinto boss Sam Walsh remains unapologetic of the company’s iron ore push, vowing to continue to expand production.
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Mungana updates Red Cap resource


MUNGANA Goldmines has updated the mineral resource of the Red Cap area at its Chillagoe base metals project in north Queensland.
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Executive Outcomes: Saracen, Lamboo and more


FORMER Papillon Resources managing director Mark Connelly has joined the board of gold producer Saracen Mineral Holdings.
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Base metals rise


IT was a good session for base metals overnight, with the exception of tin, which continued its downward spiral.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: NuCoal warns of sovereign risk after High Court loss; and Fortescue executive salaries under review, no number on job losses.
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Dollar spikes on jobs data


RESOURCE stocks extended a rally today, with the Australian dollar moving higher on the back of stronger-than-expected employment figures.
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Dugald plan under consideration


MMG is considering a revised development plan for its Dugald River zinc project in Queensland, with a decision due in the third quarter of this year.
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Mining Briefs: Admiralty, MZI and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Maiden resource from Admiralty; drilling from MZI; Orinoco approves new mine; Lucapa’s diamond find; Windward sells tenements; IMX receives funds; and a PLD purchase finalised.
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