Hampton Hill joins Teck joint venture

HAMPTON Hill Mining has entered into a base metal joint venture with Teck Cominco and BHP Billiton at the Wheatley prospect in Western Australia's southwest region.

Under the terms of the agreement Hampton Hill can earn a 50% interest in Teck’s rights at Wheatley, where the diversified Canadian is earning an initial 50% interest from BHPB by spending $1 million.