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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 
Sentiment towards miners improving


AMID the doom and gloom, green shoots are emerging, writes Lion Selection Group’s Hedley Widdup.
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Global Wrap: Vale, First Quantum and more


New advisers help Rumble shoot for the stars


Let’s gets our METS on


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MINE SUPPLY TODAY 
Easternwell scoops Roy Hill work


TRANSFIELD Services subsidiary Easternwell has won a $A5 million contract to supply dual rotary drilling services at the Roy Hill iron ore project in Western Australia.
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Let’s gets our METS on


Survivor for 50 years


Orica says outlook challenging


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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 
Big day for mining stocks


AUSSIE stocks jumped higher today on what was a busy day for mining stocks.
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Spot price helps iron ore


Independence set for re-rating


Rex surges on Hillside feasibility study


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INVESTMENT 
High grade assays prompt Peel jump


PEEL Mining shares jumped more than 15% today after the mineral explorer revealed high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralisation had been intersected within a target at its Mallee Bull project in New South Wales.
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Dateline soars on Golden Phoenix buy


Refinancing, new MD for Hillgrove


SAFM administrators appointed


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MINERAL EXPLORATION 
High grade assays prompt Peel jump


PEEL Mining shares jumped more than 15% today after the mineral explorer revealed high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralisation had been intersected within a target at its Mallee Bull project in New South Wales.
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JVs on exploration projects risky: QUT


White Cliff jumps on nugget find


Northern Star eyes long Kalgoorlie life


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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 
Independence set for re-rating


THE acquisition of Sirius Resources is set to propel Independence Group into the top 10 Australian listed miners.
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Frontier to take on Gold Ridge


Dateline soars on Golden Phoenix buy


Evolution to buy Barrick’s Cowal


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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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Big day for mining stocks


AUSSIE stocks jumped higher today on what was a busy day for mining stocks.
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Mining Briefs: Havilah, Saracen and more


IN Mining Briefs today: Havilah procures $6M loan facility; drilling from Saracen, Yellow Rock, Gold Road, Rimfire, Rox and Echo; a project update from MZI; and GCS gets CITIC contract.
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High grade assays prompt Peel jump


PEEL Mining shares jumped more than 15% today after the mineral explorer revealed high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralisation had been intersected within a target at its Mallee Bull project in New South Wales.
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LATIN AMERICA

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

Vale considering trimming output


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   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


Independence set for re-rating


THE acquisition of Sirius Resources is set to propel Independence Group into the top 10 Australian listed miners.
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Greenland ups Kvanefjeld cost


GREENLAND Minerals and Energy has finished a feasibility study on its Kvanefjeld rare earth-uranium project, outlining a total capital cost of $A1.3 billion.
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Dateline soars on Golden Phoenix buy


DATELINE Resources shares have surged almost 200% after the company signed an agreement to acquire unlisted public mineral explorer Golden Phoenix Resources.
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Frontier to take on Gold Ridge


FRONTIER Resources shares rocketed more than 130% today as the company signed on to acquire 80% of the troubled Gold Ridge gold mine in the Solomon Islands and restructured its board.
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Easternwell scoops Roy Hill work


TRANSFIELD Services subsidiary Easternwell has won a $A5 million contract to supply dual rotary drilling services at the Roy Hill iron ore project in Western Australia.
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Rex surges on Hillside feasibility study


REX Minerals has released an extended feasibility study for its Hillside copper-gold project in South Australia, removing iron ore from the process flow sheet to simplify the overall operation.
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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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Evolution to buy Barrick’s Cowal


JAKE Klein’s Evolution Mining is set to become Australia’s second-largest listed gold producer after announcing a “transformational” $US550 million ($A704.4 million) deal to acquire Barrick Gold’s sought-after Cowal mine in New South Wales.
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Refinancing, new MD for Hillgrove


HILLGROVE Resources shares fell more than 10% this morning after the company refinanced its debt facilities and appointed a new managing director and chief executive.
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Who will make the next greenfields copper discovery?
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THIS week Mike Christie, exploration director at First Quantum Minerals, guests in to Strictly Boardroom to provide some insight on where the next big copper discovery might come from.
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Brumby soars on zinc merger


BRUMBY Resources has announced plans to merge with private entity Marindi Metals, with the deal coming alongside a new $A3.75 million capital raising.
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Independence and Sirius to merge


INDEPENDENCE Group will acquire Sirius Resources in a recommended cash and scrip deal which values Sirius at $A1.8 billion.
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Karara locks up $1.5B finance facility


IRON ore joint venture Karara Mining has secured a $US1.5 billion ($A1.9 billion) refinancing facility to repay all of its existing syndicated bank debt facilities, which were due in 2020.
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Sentiment towards miners improving
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AMID the doom and gloom, green shoots are emerging, writes Lion Selection Group’s Hedley Widdup.
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Clean Teq scopes Syerston scandium


CLEAN TeQ Holdings has released of a scoping study for its globally significant Syerston scandium project in New South Wales based on the mineral resource updated in January.
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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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Iron ore jumps


THE iron ore spot price jumped back towards $US60 per tonne on Friday, while the Australian dollar fell.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: GRAM gets funding for PanAust's Frieda River copper mine study; foreign buyers circling iron ore miners, but Fortescue not talking; and Vale iron ore deal a ‘reminder’ for Australia: Roy Hill.
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