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27 May 2015
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DRYBLOWER 
Dryblower and the green shoots in the nickel market


TIPPING a rise in the price of any metal has made a fool of many analysts, especially when it comes to more volatile metals such as gold and nickel, so when a courageous chap at ANZ Bank stuck his neck out with a nickel tip Dryblower’s first thought was “silly boy”.
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Dryblower on the tricky times ahead for Atlas and others in iron ore


Dryblower gets a whiff of recovery


Dryblower explores the inconsistencies in FMG’s attacks on BHP and Rio


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PREMIUM FEATURES 
Intelligent blasting


THE answer to many underground miners blasting problems may exist in the one package. Supply Side by Australia’s Mining Monthly editor Noel Dyson.
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Some good signs on Brazil’s horizon


Admiral Bay drives PLD transformation


Sentiment towards miners improving


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MINE SUPPLY TODAY 
McAleese hauls for PMI


HAULAGE contractor McAleese Resources has signed an agreement with Process Minerals International, a subsidiary of Mineral Resources, to transport iron ore from its Iron Valley project in the Pilbara to Utah Point for export.
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Intelligent blasting


Easternwell scoops Roy Hill work


Let’s gets our METS on


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PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS 
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MINE PRODUCTION TODAY 
Aussie gold production down in March


WET WEATHER and operational problems kept a lid on local gold production in the March quarter, according to Surbiton Associates.
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AngloGold beats March guidance


ANGLOGOLD Ashanti has beaten its production and cost guidance for the three months to March despite recording a slow start to the year at its South African mines.
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Mixed production results for Glencore


DIVERSIFIED miner Glencore has released its production results for the March quarter, with metals outputs mostly lower quarter-on-quarter mixed, compared with the first quarter of 2014.
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Quarterly Briefs: Hillgrove, Panoramic and more


Quarterly Briefs: Aditya, OMH and more


Vale considering trimming output


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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 
Miners sold off


MINING stocks were sold off today, with investors booking some of the gains notched up earlier this week.
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Gold falls in line


FMG blames competitors over Singapore stories


Dart hits the mark at Unicorn


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INVESTMENT 
KBL soars on Pearse development


DEVELOPMENT works at KBL Mining’s Pearse gold deposit within its Mineral Hill project in New South Wales have begun, prompting a share price jump of more than 50% today.
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FMG surges on speculation


High grade assays prompt Peel jump


Dateline soars on Golden Phoenix buy


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MINERAL EXPLORATION 
Horseshoe surges on drill results


HORSESHOE Metals shares jumped more than 25% today as the company reported the first assays received from resource drilling at its Horseshoe Lights copper project in Western Australia.
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Orion rockets on new Fraser Range targets


Mungana inks major Newcrest deal


High grade assays prompt Peel jump


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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 
Barrick inks Porgera partnership


FRESH from the sale of its Cowal operation to Evolution Mining on Monday, Barrick Gold will sell half of its 95% stake in the Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea to Chinese major Zijin Mining.
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Zijin increases Norton share offer


OZ to maintain discipline


M&A a commodity case-by-case: EY


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ENVIRONMENT 
Battle of the Bulga


THE New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment is recommending that Rio Tinto’s 21-year life extension of the Mount Thorley Warkworth coal mining complex be approved without relocating the village of Bulga.
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Environmental nod for PIOP


Northern Star explores clean power option


WA’s new rehab guidelines


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Miners sold off


MINING stocks were sold off today, with investors booking some of the gains notched up earlier this week.
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FMG blames competitors over Singapore stories


FORTESCUE Metals Group has stepped up its defence against reports about its Singapore activities by alleging its competitors are conducting a smear campaign.
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Mining Briefs: Peninsula, Red Mountain and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Peninsula applies for NYSE; Red Mountain’s Batangas funding; Aditya deposits $2M; Gold Road intersects mineralisation; test results from MOD; Thomson lodges application; and Marindi makes Newman payment.
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LATIN AMERICA

Some good signs on Brazil’s horizon

SAFM administrators appointed

Vale edging ahead of Australia: Roy Hill CEO

Some upside, but finance struggles persist: PCF

Colombia calls for Aussie investment

Mirabela reveals Santa Rita shutdown

Orinoco to start construction at Cascavel

Azure upgrades Promontorio resource

Need for speed drives Avanco raising

Troy places $35M for Karouni


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   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


Horseshoe surges on drill results


HORSESHOE Metals shares jumped more than 25% today as the company reported the first assays received from resource drilling at its Horseshoe Lights copper project in Western Australia.
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Capital Watch: TNG, Image and more


IN Capital Watch today: Placements from TNG and Image; Korab rights issue partially underwritten; Harvest funds for AIM; and Newera raises for Mexican project.
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Dart hits the mark at Unicorn


DART Mining has posted results from a 15-month definition study on the Unicorn polymetallic project in Victoria and announced a plan to raise $A2.4 million in a rights issue.
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Barnett pushes ahead with Anketell plans


DESPITE the iron ore bust, the Western Australian government has formally started acquiring land for the proposed Anketell port project, 30km east of Karratha.
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BHP joins indigenous recognition campaign


BHP BILLITON CEO Andrew Mackenzie has thrown its weight behind the national Recognise campaign that aims to rewrite the constitution to include Indigenous as the first peoples of Australia.
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McAleese hauls for PMI


HAULAGE contractor McAleese Resources has signed an agreement with Process Minerals International, a subsidiary of Mineral Resources, to transport iron ore from its Iron Valley project in the Pilbara to Utah Point for export.
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Intelligent blasting
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THE answer to many underground miners blasting problems may exist in the one package. Supply Side by Australia’s Mining Monthly editor Noel Dyson.
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FMG hits back at Singapore claims


FORTESCUE Metals Group says it pays its full share of tax in Australia after it emerged the company had a Singapore subsidiary.
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Ramelius approves Vivien


MINING at Ramelius Resources’ Vivien gold project in Western Australia has been approved by the company’s board after the successful negotiation of a finance facility.
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Barrick inks Porgera partnership


FRESH from the sale of its Cowal operation to Evolution Mining on Monday, Barrick Gold will sell half of its 95% stake in the Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea to Chinese major Zijin Mining.
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Doray terminates Deflector gold deal


DORAY Minerals has paid $US7 million ($A9 million) to terminate a metal purchase agreement held with Sandstorm Gold over its Deflector gold project in the Murchison region of Western Australia.
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Some good signs on Brazil’s horizon
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IT HAS been a difficult 12 months for the Brazilian mining sector and current conditions suggest this situation will continue, and possibly even worsen, in at least the short term.
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Rinehart among world’s most powerful women


HANCOCK Prospecting chairman Gina Rinehart has been named as one of the world’s most powerful women by Forbes.
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Executive Outcomes: Atlas, Caeneus and more


DAVID Smith will resign as a director of Atlas Iron after six years on the board.
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Base metals continue to slide


ALUMINIUM hit a 14-month low in what was another weak session on the London Metal Exchange, while iron ore continued to rally.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Fortescue sets up secret trading shell in low-tax Singapore; Former Victorian minister speaks for gas industry; and gold miners spearhead M&A revival.
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ASX keeps rising


THE local market has extended its recent gains, with resource stocks putting in a solid performance.
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Mining Briefs: Blackham, Heron and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Blackham identifies Matilda extensions; Heron calls on Azure; Kimberley production update; Drilling from Axiom; Panda Hill DFS funding; and Ironbark application approved.
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