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Shares in Gold Road were firmer today after the company revealed a strong financial case for the development of its Gruyere gold project east of Laverton.
Resources giant BHP Billiton has pledged $20 million for a knowledge centre in Canada's Saskatchewan province to develop carbon capture and storage technologies.
The long-running takeover battle for Australian rail and ports operator Asciano is set to intensify after the consortium led by stevedore Qube Holdings improved on its offer price.
The team behind takeover success Aurora Oil & Gas has landed back in the US, picking up an appraisal play in Louisiana that will form the foundation for a return to the Australian Securities Exchange in the first half.
 

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