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Curtain falls on Diggers

Sumptuous meal signals the end of the 23rd instalment of the mining talkfest.

DIGGERS & DEALERS NEWS

  1. Race for Yeelirrie go-ahead before election

    Race for Yeelirrie go-ahead before election

    Cameco says it remains committed to the Yeelirrie uranium project in the Mid West despite WA’s environmental regulator urging the State Government to block the mine development.

  2. Geologist honoured as 2016 top Digger

    Geologist honoured as 2016 top Digger

    Chris Bonwick, one of the many great geologists produced by Western Mining Corp, has won the G.J. Stokes Memorial Award in recognition of his drive to turn Independence Group from a start-up into a successful billion-dollar mining company.

  3. D&D: Brinsden not worried by MinRes lithium bid

    D&D: Brinsden not worried by MinRes lithium bid

    Pilbara Minerals managing director Ken Brinsden says he is not concerned at the emergence of Chris Ellison’s Mineral Resources in Pilbara lithium, saying he does not believe MinRes can match the best offers of the company’s Chinese off-take partners.

  4. ASX demands more detail on Northern Star deal

    ASX demands more detail on Northern Star deal

    Northern Star Resources’ celebration at joining the S&P-ASX 100 index was marred yesterday when the company was forced into a trading halt shortly after announcing the sale of its Plutonic gold mine.

  5. Metals X calls halt in copper ‘bargain’ play

    Metals X calls halt in copper ‘bargain’ play

    Metals X called a trading halt late yesterday ahead of a “proposed restructuring and co-incident capital raising”, only hours after executive director Peter Cook talked up the benefit of a spin-out of its gold assets.

  6. China ‘can clean up its debt issues’

    China ‘can clean up its debt issues’

    Prominent economist John Lipsky, the former deputy boss of the International Monetary Fund, says China knows what levers it needs to pull to clean up an economy with too much debt in the private sector and among state-owned enterprises.

  7. Diggers & Dealers: Sandfire keeps the faith with DeGrussa drilling

    Diggers & Dealers: Sandfire keeps the faith with DeGrussa drilling

    It’s like finding the needle in the haystack.

  8. Diggers & Dealers: Golden allure keeps the miners coming back

    Diggers & Dealers: Golden allure keeps the miners coming back

    Gold’s universal value brings with it no shortage of security challenges for those who mine and refine it.

  9. Diggers & Dealers: Northern Star names Plutonic buyer

    Diggers & Dealers: Northern Star names Plutonic buyer

    The Canadian buyer of Northern Star Resources’ Plutonic gold mine will spend up to $65.5 million in cash and scrip in a multi-layered deal outlined by the WA gold miner today.

  10. Fortescue chief joins cash-flow push

    Fortescue chief joins cash-flow push

    Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Nev Power has added his voice to a growing chorus of miners urging their industry to become “normal businesses” and prioritise cash flow and dividends over growth.

  11. Hong Kong rules halt WA gold spin-off

    Hong Kong rules halt WA gold spin-off

    Hong Kong-listed China Hanking Holdings was forced to abandon a planned float of its WA gold mines because of regulatory issues with the Hong Kong exchange, according to Hanking Gold boss Mark Yumin Qiu.

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