One of the many Western Australian law firms to benefit from the local resources boom has recognised an opportunity on another continent where local miners are prominent.
Minter Ellison’s Perth office has established an African centre of excellence to
Shares in Subiaco-based Strategic Minerals Corporation NL were down 10 per cent at close of trade after Oxiana Ltd announced it would not proceed to the second stage of a farm-in agreement over the Woolgar uranium project in Queensland.
Mine developer Precious Metals Australia Ltd has negotiated a new gas supply agreement for its Windimurra vanadium project with Santos Ltd, two months after Santos cancelled their original $35 million agreement.
East Perth-based company Hydrotech International Ltd will work with China International Engineering Consulting Corporation to promote its Multi Pulse sequencing system in China, the company has announced.
More enhanced nickel exploration campaigns over greenfields provinces could push Western Australia's nickel production ranking from third place to first, according to Geological Survey of WA project leader Franco Pirajno.
West Perth-based Straits Resources Ltd subsidiary Straits Asia Resources Ltd has entered into a deal to acquire two coal tenements north of its Sebuku Island operations for around $153.8 million, the company has announced.
West Perth-based Precious Metals Australia Ltd has secured the principal environmental approvals necessary to reconstruct and commence operation of the Windimurra vanadium mine, the company has announced.
Gindalbie Metals Ltd and Midwest Corporation Ltd could be the losers from a state government review of the Mid West, which has endorsed the big iron ore projects planned for the region but put a question mark over several others.