JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – London- and Nasdaq-listed Randgold Resources has entered into an unsecured $200-million revolving credit facility with bankers HSBC, Barclays, Citibank and Standard Chartered, for "general corporate purposes". HSBC acted as the sole bookrunner on the facility with the other banks acting as mandated lead arrangers. "Funds from this ...
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Wildlife viewing specialist Wild Planet Adventures (WPA) spent five years creating the best possible opportunities to see rare and exotic wildlife in a destination facing some of the fastest deforestation in the world. The result is the 12-day Borneo -- Weird and Wonderful Wildlife with eight departures beginning in March 2013. "This trip crystallizes our style of meaningful encounters ...
PERTH (miningweekly.com) – ASX-listed Apex Mineral on Monday announced that it had terminated the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Everprosperity Investment for the sale of its Wiluna gold mine, in Western Australia. Apex had agreed to a 60-day extension of the due diligence period, on the payment of $250 000 by May 19. However, the company told shareholders that the deadline was ...
PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Minerals explorer Minotaur Exploration and its subsidiary Minotaur Gold Solutions on Monday entered into a sales and purchase agreement with fellow-listed Breakaway Resources to buy the Scotia project, in Western Australia. The Scotia project consists of 14 tenements and is prospective for both nickel and gold. Under the terms of the agreement, Minotaur ...
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PERTH (miningweekly.com) – ASX-listed junior Potash Minerals has declared a maiden Joint Ore Reserves Committee (Jorc) compliant resource of 902-million tons, grading 20% potassium chloride at its Hatch Point project, in the US. The mineral resource estimate was defined on less than 20% of the 405 ...
to the roll of CEO, effective immediately. Stephens is a qualified geologist with more than 30-years experience in the resources sector, and has held a number of board and senior management positions. He was also previously employed as the MD and CEO of ASX-listed Arafura Resources between 2004 and 2009, and was responsible for growing the company’s market capitalisation from ...
PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals has awarded a A$15.4-million contract to fellow-listed Viento Group for the Solomon tailing storage facility. Construction of the facility was expected to start this month, and would likely be completed by late September. The Solomon project consists of the Firetail and Kings mines, which would have a combined 60-million ton ...
PERTH (miningweekly.com) – The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has given its blessing to ASX-listed Iron Ore Holdings (IOH) to develop an iron-ore export facility near Dampier. The multi-user port would include a 1.5 km trestle jetty, a 20-million ton a year stockyard, a permanent desalination plant, an access road corridor to the North Coast highway, office ...
PERTH (miningweekly.com) – The directors of lithium miner Galaxy Resources have appealed to shareholders to take part in the proposed A$47-million capital raising to fund the ramp-up of its Jiangsu plant, in China. In January this year, Galaxy lost a A$66.2-million investment from the East China Mineral Exploration & Development Bureau (ECE) after a November incident at the Jiangsu ...
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Young Australian medium-fast bowler and powerful lower-order hitter Nathan Coulter-Nile and fellow West Australian Mitchell Marsh are the two new names in the 15-man squad for this year's ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales, announced this morning.
According to Telegraph.com.au, Twenty20 skipper George Bailey has edged out keeper Matthew Wade for the post of vice captain for the eight-nation tournament, adding that he will be a vital middle-order batsman after a strong showing in the ODI series against Sri Lanka and West Indies.
News.com.au has said that Coulter-Nile's impressive Twenty20 and ODI form earned him a call-up in the squad, along with Adam Voges, who also got his chance to continue in the green and gold after a strong finish in the Australian summer.
According to the report, the young Marsh has got another shot at international cricket after overcoming a serious hamstring injury this summer and is expected to be a key all rounder, along with James Faulkner, Glenn Maxwell and Shane Watson.
The report further said that 'Reigning ODI Player of the Year' Clint McKay would carry the bulk of the fast bowling duties, along with specialist pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and Coulter-Nile. ...
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