Newcrest signs for Encounter exploration

NEWCREST Mining has taken up five potential joint ventures presented to it since December under an exploration alliance with giant-hunting junior Encounter Resources that will see large-scale exploration over 4400sq.km of the frontier Tanami and Arunta provinces in Western Australia’s remote east.

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The JV will explore some highly prospective but lightly explored areas.

Encounter, which was down to A$565,000 cash at the end of March, will pocket up to $1 million in payments from Australia's largest gold company over the next year with an initial $100,000 as soon as

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