WMC Resources

Board moves - week to July 22 2015

Northern Minerals managing director George Bauk has been named the new chair of lithium miner Cobre Montana.

Former energy chief reflects on Verve

SPECIAL REPORT: Former Verve Energy CEO Shirley In’t Veld says when it comes to government-owned businesses, politics often wins out over commercial imperatives.

Carey Mining takes on power

INDIGENOUS contractor Carey Mining has taken another step towards diversifying its business by establishing a new jointly owned company focused on solar power installations in regional areas.

Positive signals from new generation of local gold players

Silver Lake Resources and Regis Resources are in the vanguard of a revival in the state’s gold industry.

Independence Group NL

Independence Group NL 2-Aug-05 Has entered into a conditional agreement with WMC Resources Ltd, to purchase the existing Long Nickel Mine shaft, decline and related infrastructure.

BHP gets tough on WMC

Resources giant BHP Billiton has increased pressure on WMC Resources shareholders to accept its $9.2 billion bid, after revealing it had only received 4.49 per cent of its target’s shares.

BHP looks to wrap up WMC saga

ANOTHER twist emerged in the WMC Resources takeover saga last week with BHP Billiton announcing a cash offer of $7.85 per share for the miner, trumping Xstrata’s $7.20 bid.

Niagara reaches agreement

AN in principle agreement has been reached between Niagara Mining and WMC Resources for the purchase of the Windarra nickel assets.Niagara has made a $250,000 deposit to secure an exclusive period to

Xstrata fronts WMC line

AS Swiss-based Xstrata steps up the pressure in its so-called “opportunistic” takeover battle for Australian miner WMC Resources, speculation is growing over whether another company may enter the fray

Growth focus for Iluka’s Folwell

MIKE Folwell returned to his home town of Perth in 2002 after a 25-year absence, boasting an impressive CV and a reputation for getting the job done.

WMC Resources Ltd - 17-Nov-04

Lodged response to ASX query.

Extras make all the difference

Incentives to attract and retain staff for fly-in fly-out mining operations have moved well beyond simply offering sizeable pay packets.

Mixed response to Xstrata tilt at WMC

THE possible sale of WMC Resources to Swiss-based commodities trader Xstrata has drawn a mixed response.Politicians, who are usually loathe to comment on commercial transactions, have expressed disapp

WMC prosecuted for unsafe workplace

WMC Resources has been prosecuted for failing to provide and maintain a safe working environment at its Mt Keith operation in the northern Goldfields south of Wiluna.