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CIMIC launches takeover for Macmahon

Contracting giant CIMIC has lobbed a takeover bid for Macmahon Holdings, offering 14.5¢ a share to mop up the 80 per cent of the company it does not already own.

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Western Areas wait to learn about Indon nickel ban

WA nickel producer Western Areas says it is adopting a wait-and-see approach to the impact of Indonesia’s decision to relax bans on the export of low-grade ore, in the wake of a solid December quarter production result.

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Breaker still confident on Lake Roe gold discovery

Breaker Resources says the latest drilling results from its Lake Roe gold project underscore the significance of the high-grade discovery.

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Emeco provides better performance ahead of merger

Shares in Emeco surged after the company announced improved performance in the December quarter and hinted at early signs of a recovery in its core mining market.

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Sandfire repays DeGrussa debt early

Sandfire Resources is set to fully pay off the $380 million in debt it took on to fund the development of its DeGrussa copper-gold project back in 2011.

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$5b Pilbara ore project wants live-in workers

The company behind a $5 billion iron ore mining project for the Pilbara wants a residential workforce rather than fly-in, fly-out workers.

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industry insight

New year, new growth?

The resources sector has spent the past few years adjusting to the commodity market downturn and

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Products and Technology

Metal printing, on demand

The advancement of 3D printing has seen the technology become accessible for many industries to reap the benefits, and now the innovative technology is turning its

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People & Projects

Exploring South Korea

Successful gold explorer and producer Southern Gold saw an international opportunity earlier this year and has never looked back. Known in Australia for its cornerstone

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Occupational Health & Safety

Automated vehicle reform needed

Australian transport ministers met at a Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting in November to discuss a series of reform initiatives to facilitate increased

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interview

The rollicking ride of Mongolian mining

As foreign visitors to Mongolia can sorely attest, riding the small but sturdy local Mongol horses can be a taxing experience which often ends with a bump.

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