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3 July 2015
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DRYBLOWER 
Dryblower and the problem with big mining companies


There is an obvious difference between big and small mining companies, size, but events of the past two weeks caused Dryblower to wonder whether there is another difference and that’s whether big mining companies are miners at all, or merely factory managers.
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Dryblower and the winds of change blowing through top tier miners


Dryblower and the end of an era (squared)


Dryblower and the return of mid-tier miners


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PREMIUM FEATURES 
Global Wrap: Molycorp, Rio and more


IN Global Wrap: Molycorp files for bankruptcy; Rio exits Zimbabwe; new members for ICMM; a JV for Trafigura; a copper giant reaches production; lithium players merge; Alcoa shutters smelter; Eldorado and Sirius get approvals; and a nickel project halted.
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The big cheese


Western Areas in the box seat for nickel uptick


Pilbara Minerals a rising star


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MINE SUPPLY TODAY 
Golden days


WHAT does the future hold for gold? That is something the seventh iteration of Project 420 aims to find out. Supply Side by Australia’s Mining Monthly editor Noel Dyson
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Triodia becomes standalone operator at Tropicana


McAleese subsidiary falls into administration


Emeco’s M&A plans fall through


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PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS 
Maintenance Superintendent
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    GM - Operations
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    Processing Manager
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    Group Geotechnical Engineer


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    MINE PRODUCTION TODAY 
    Record production for Straits


    STRAITS Resources’ Tritton copper operation in New South Wales has posted its best ever year of production.
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    Beadell to miss sales guidance


    BEADELL Resources expects to fall short of its revised sales guidance for the June quarter despite improved conditions at its Tucano gold mine in Brazil towards the end of the period.
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    Atlas restarts Mt Webber


    MINING has restarted at Atlas Iron’s Mt Webber operation, with processing to resume in the next two weeks.
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    Paladin improves sales figures


    Golden days


    Mining employment down 13%


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    FINAL CALL 
    Market slides ahead of Greek vote


    THE Australian market suffered heavy falls today on Greek concerns ahead of Sunday’s referendum on a Eurozone bailout.
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    Iron ore nosedives


    Anglo to axe thousands: speculation


    Fraser Range targets boost Sheffield


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    INVESTMENT 
    ASIC fines junior


    COAL FE Resources, now Aus Asia Minerals, has been fined $A33,000 by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
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    Buy, Sell, Hold: Atlas, Altona and Crusader


    Stop talking down mining: Walsh


    Evolution shines in FY15


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    IPOs 
    Cloud cover remains for juniors


    JUNIOR exploration executives reinforced this morning at the AMEC Convention what most of them were already painfully aware of: this financial year has offered no reprieve from the capital constraints they are trying to trade within.
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    MINERAL EXPLORATION 
    Outlook for juniors worsening


    THE June quarterly reports are set to paint a grim picture for Australia’s junior miners after dismal figures were recorded for the March period.
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    Cardinal surges on Namdini intersection


    Greenfield exploration in crisis


    Collaboration aims for Goldfields growth


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    MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 
    Legend buys Creasy tenements


    CASHED up Legend Mining has paid Mark Creasy more than $A3 million in cash and shares to pick up new ground in the Fraser Range.
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    Alliance rockets on fresh buyout offer


    Auroch offloads Manica project


    Investment firm eyes Strike Resources


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    ENVIRONMENT 
    Venture surges after appeal dismissed


    VENTURE Minerals shares have surged after an environmental appeal against a Federal Court decision to uphold approval of its Riley direct shipping ore project in Tasmania was dismissed, bringing to an end a two-year battle.
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    KCGM praised for reducing emissions


    Environmental approval for Rutila plans


    West Angelas expansion gets the nod


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    Market slides ahead of Greek vote


    THE Australian market suffered heavy falls today on Greek concerns ahead of Sunday’s referendum on a Eurozone bailout.
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    Mining Briefs: Saracen, Duketon and more


    IN Mining Briefs: drilling from Saracen, Duketon and RTG; and Kogi deal falls through.
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    Funding delay a small hurdle in ambitious NZ plans


    FOLLOWING the signing of a binding term sheet in June, New Talisman Gold Mines announced yesterday it had received a request by its Chinese investor Yang Xia to extend the settlement date for an investment in the company by 45 days.
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    NICKEL

    Fraser Range targets boost Sheffield

    UBS tweaks metal price outlook

    Western Areas retires debt

    Legend buys Creasy tenements

    Western Areas in the box seat for nickel uptick

    Sirius draws down on debt

    Nickel deficit nearing




       TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


    Anglo to axe thousands: speculation


    THERE is speculation that downturn-hit Anglo American will announce cuts to 5-20% of staff from its head offices around the world – thousands of layoffs – as part of half-year results on July 24.
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    Fraser Range targets boost Sheffield


    SHEFFIELD Resources shares jumped 17% this morning after it posted details on 12 new nickel and gold targets found at its Fraser Range project.
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    Curragh trims permanent workforce


    WESFARMERS will axe 30 to 50 full time workers from its Curragh metallurgical coal mine in Queensland as a result of cost-saving changes.
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    Outlook for juniors worsening


    THE June quarterly reports are set to paint a grim picture for Australia’s junior miners after dismal figures were recorded for the March period.
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    Global Wrap: Molycorp, Rio and more
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    IN Global Wrap: Molycorp files for bankruptcy; Rio exits Zimbabwe; new members for ICMM; a JV for Trafigura; a copper giant reaches production; lithium players merge; Alcoa shutters smelter; Eldorado and Sirius get approvals; and a nickel project halted.
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    ASIC fines junior


    COAL FE Resources, now Aus Asia Minerals, has been fined $A33,000 by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
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    Buy, Sell, Hold: Atlas, Altona and Crusader
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    ATLAS lives on; Altona inks major Chinese copper deal; and a site visit to Crusader’s Brazilian projects.
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    UBS tweaks metal price outlook


    INVESTMENT bank UBS has rejigged its near-term metal price forecasts, resulting in a slight lift in its outlook for the iron ore price.
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    Geopacific raises $23M


    GEOPACIFIC Resources has announced plans to raise $A23 million through a placement and fully underwritten rights issue.
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    Western Areas retires debt


    NICKEL producer Western Areas is debt-free for the first time in 11 years after yesterday repaying $A125 million in convertible bonds.
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    Record throughput for Port Hedland


    PILBARA Ports Authority has reported record annual throughput, while shipments also increased for the month of June.
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    Iron ore plunges


    THE iron ore spot price has posted its biggest one-day percentage slump since May 2014.
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    News Wrap


    IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: NSW Coal mine investigated over waste spill; Rio Tinto boss says women need more confidence; and New Cardno boss gives himself 100 days to keep ‘vultures’ at bay.
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    Local market soars


    THE Australian stock market surged today, continuing on from yesterday afternoon’s rally to close higher for a third consecutive session.
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    Record production for Straits


    STRAITS Resources’ Tritton copper operation in New South Wales has posted its best ever year of production.
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    Mining Briefs: Tempo, Ardiden and more


    IN Mining Briefs: Tempo secures new work; Ardiden graphite tests; Avalon drilling; Hannans sale; and Rutila takeover.
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    Executive Outcomes: Metallica, Ramelius and more


    METALLICA Minerals has appointed mining engineer Simon Slesarewich as its new CEO.
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    Cardinal surges on Namdini intersection


    CARDINAL Resources shares have surged after the company intersected 99m of mineralisation from surface during drilling to the north of its mining licence at the Namdini gold project in Ghana.
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