Monthly Archives: March 2015

Royalty hike off the table

Andrew Duffy Wednesday, 25 March 2015 A REVIEW from the Western Australian government has recommended boosting gold royalties from 2.5% to 3.75%, but mines minister Bill Marmion says there won’t be any changes in this year’s budget. Marmion’s comments have …
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Positive outlook for copper, nickel miners

Kristie Batten Friday, 20 March 2015 DESPITE a slump in prices, the weak Australian dollar has led to earnings upgrades for Australia’s copper and nickel producers. Nickel is down 8.8% so far this week and hit a 14-month low this …
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Maiden resource for Altona’s Turkey Creek

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 Andrew Duffy ALTONA Mining has posted the first mineral resource for the Turkey Creek deposit at its Cloncurry copper project near Mt Isa. The resource came in at 21 million tonnes at 0.59% copper for 123,300 tonnes …
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Exploration incentive passes senate

Andrew Duffy ( New laws to establish the Exploration Development Incentive have passed the senate and are set to provide a well-needed boost to junior explorers. Under the EDI eligible explorers can convert a portion of their tax loss to …
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