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Pacific Energy looks to bolster lithium footprint

Pacific Energy has struck a $90 million deal to buy fellow remote power generator Contract Power Group, giving it a big footprint in the growing lithium sector.

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Rio Tinto agrees sale of Winchester South

Rio Tinto has entered into a binding agreement with Whitehaven Coal Limited for the sale of its entire 75 per cent interest in the Winchester South coal development project in Queensland, for $200 million.

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Primary gives nod for takeover

Hanking’s friendly takeover of Primary Gold is gathering momentum, with the junior explorer’s board formally recommending shareholders accept the $37.5 million all-cash offer yesterday.

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China ahead in the race

Australians could be buying new Chinese-built electric vehicles for $10,000 within a few years, according to Pilbara Minerals boss Ken Brinsden.

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Slump hits residency at WASM

The WA School of Mines’ $32 million Agricola Residential College is less than 30 per cent full, with falling mining and metallurgical engineering enrolments hindering student residency at the Kalgoorlie campus.

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Junior bid to grow WA lithium industry

The junior mining lobby wants the State and Federal governments to boost support for WA’s lithium sector to take advantage of a “once-in-a-generation” opportunity to build a downstream processing industry in the State.

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Learning lithium

The Kwinana lithium hydroxide processing plant project in Western Australia will be the most sophisticated in the world. 

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