Panoramic Resources and Independence Group have entered into a confidentiality deed which allows IGO to conduct its due diligence on Panoramic and the Savannah nickel mine, in relation to an off-market takeover offer launched earlier this month.
Vango Mining has entered a non-binding agreement with China-based Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering and Construction (NFC) to provide $70 million for its Marymia project in the Mid-West region.
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) has welcomed the federal government’s plan to deliver new deregulation measures for Australian businesses, saying it could save Western Australian resources projects more than $23 million each year.
Mining contractor MACA has secured open pit mining works for the restart of First Quantum Minerals’ Ravensthorpe nickel mine, which it said would generate $480 million in revenue over an initial five-year term.
The mining sector has welcomed an agreement signed by Geoscience Australia and the United States Geological Survey to collaborate on developing critical minerals assets, which include commodities such as lithium and rare earths.
Sipa Resources managing director Lynda Burnett has announced her resignation, after serving more than five years in the role, and will join the board at Regis Resources as an independent non-executive director.
Saracen Mineral Holdings confirmed today it has agreed to buy a 50 per cent stake in Kalgoorlie’s famous Super Pit gold mine with managing director Raleigh Finlayson saying the asset has already delivered positive surprises.
Rio Tinto said it will subscribe to $326 million rights shares of Energy Resources of Australia, which has been desperately seeking funds to close and rehabilitate the controversial Ranger uranium mine.
Northern Star Resources executive chairman Bill Beament has been handsomely rewarded for the gold miner’s strong performance over the past few years, with the recent exercising of three million performance rights.
Takeover target Panoramic Resources revealed today operational performance at its Savannah nickel project would be below previous forecasts over the next four months and that it would need to raise extra capital, with bidder Independence Group saying it would now review its offer.