Silver Lake buys Integra for $426m

Integra Mining has agreed to a $426 million takeover by fellow gold miner Silver Lake Resources in a move that will create one of the nation's larger producers of the precious metal.

Oilex to raise $7m for Indian project

Oilex has launched a $7.09 million capital raising plan to fund drilling at its Cambay oil and liquids project in Gujarat in India.

DuluxGroup complains to Takeovers Panel

Paintmaker DuluxGroup has asked the Takeovers Panel to stop takeover target Alesco Corporation from commenting on the DuluxGroup bid unless it has approval from the panel.

Navigator receives mystery takeover bid

Embattled gold miner Navigator Resources says it has received a non-binding takeover proposal from an unnamed publicly-listed entity.

Sun raises $20m for US oil targets

Sun Resources has announced a $20 million share placement to fund drilling and development at its Woodbine oil projects in south Texas.

IFS shareholders go to Takeovers Panel

Three significant shareholders of IFS Construction have asked the government’s takeovers watchdog to run an eye over the increasingly hostile battle for control of the company.

Swiss group makes rival bid for Northern Iron

Northern Iron says Aditya Birla has competition in its bid to take over the company, with Swiss-based trading house Prominvest AG unveiling a $525 million offer.

ASX makes capital raisings easier

The Australian Securities Exchange has introduced new listing rules to make it easier for small to medium size companies to gain access to capital.

Analysis: What the new ASX capital raising rules mean

Australia’s smaller resources companies will have greater flexibility when it comes to raising capital to develop their projects under proposed ASX listing rule changes. 

Atrum slips slightly on ASX debut

Canada-focused explorer Atrum Coal shares have commenced trading on the ASX, after the company completed raised $9.1 million through its initial public offering.

Integra secures $20m for growth opportunities

Integra Mining says it is on the lookout for potential acquisitions after securing a $20 million finance facility for its Randalls Gold project in the eastern Goldfields.

Chinese group takes $4m stake in Vector

A China-based resources investment house has taken significant stake in Vector Resources, in a deal worth $4 million to the Perth-based gold hopeful.

Aviva announces Kenyan assets sale

Aviva Corporation says it is shifting its focus to its coal projects in Botswana after offloading its Kenyan gold and base metals assets to international miner Barrick Gold for $20 million.

Navigator capital plan raises ASIC eyebrows

Navigator Resources’ quest for more capital has come under further scrutiny from the corporate watchdog, with the company’s prospectus for an upcoming $16 million rights issue delayed until further no

IFS appoints new director amid takeover stoush

IFS Construction Services has announced the appointment of chartered accountant Alan Winduss to its board of directors, as the company continues to review a takeover proposal from a company backed by

Talga raises $2.3m for further development

Talga Gold has announced a $2.3 million capital raising plan to continue development at its suite of graphite, iron ore and gold projects.

Jupiter seeking $125m for WA, South Africa mines

Brian Gilbertson’s Jupiter Mines has raised $40 million through a private placement to advance development at its manganese and iron ore assets in South Africa and Australia, and has revealed plans to

Gold miners tap market for extra funds

Gold miners Norseman Gold and Apex Minerals have announced fundraising plans collectively worth around $23 million as the companies seek to ramp up production at their Western Australian operations.

Goldman Sachs to open Perth office

Global investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs is establishing a permanent Perth base, which it expects to open on August 1.

IOOF bids $49.1m for Plan B

Shares in Perth-based funds manager Plan B are soaring after national wealth manager IOOF Holdings announced a $49.1 million takeover proposal.

Reed gets $23m for Meekatharra

Reed Resources has secured a $23 million finance facility with international bank Barclays for its Meekatharra gold project.