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27 Jan 2015

16:18 | AGL

AGL Energy Advises Voluntarily Suspension of Waukivory Pilot Project

AGL Energy advised that it has voluntarily suspended pilot production testing at its Waukivory Pilot Project. The decision was made in response to the detection of BTEXi in samples...

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16:13 | FDC

Federation Centres Provides 31 December 2014 preliminary property valuations

Federation Centres announced that as a result of preliminary property valuations conducted as at 31 December 2014, its directly owned portfolio increased in value by 3.3%1 or...

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13:48 | TIX

360 Capital Industrial Fund Announces Confirmation of December 2014 Quarter Distribution

The 360 Capital Industrial Fund announced 27 January 2015 distribution payment of 5.0675 cents per Unit (cpu) for the quarter ending 31 December 2014 which is in line with the...

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13:20 | BRU

Buru Energy Advises Sunbeam 1 Exploration Well Spuds

Buru Energy advised that drilling operations on the Sunbeam 1 well commenced at 19:30 hours on 25 January 2015 (AWST) using DDH1 Rig 31. The Sunbeam 1 well is located in exploration...

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12:36 | HZN

Horizon Oil Provides December 2014 Quarterly Activities Report

Horizon Oil provided its December 2014 quarterly activities report, reporting production for the quarter is 306,349 bbls; calendar YTD production is 1,381,093 mmbo; Production...

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10:22 | NWT

Newsat Provides Update on Jabiru-1 Satellite Project

Newsat announced update on its Jabiru-1 project financing and construction arrangements. For the Jabiru-1 project financing, the Company has received conditional proposals to invest...

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09:56 | CDU

CuDeco Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of CuDeco will be placed in trading halt session state at the request of the Company, until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on 29 January 2015 or...

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09:43 | CAB

Cabcharge Australia Announces Update on Non-cash Taxi Surcharges

Cabcharge Australia announced that the Government of WA is proposing to impose a 5% cap (inclusive of GST) on what it refers to as non-cash taxi surcharges. Although the proposed...

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09:41 | INA

Ingenia Communities Group Announces New Acquisition in Sydney

Ingenia Communities Group announced an update on Lifestyle Parks acquisition pipeline. The Company has entered into a conditional contract to acquire an additional park in NSW, the...

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09:33 | SLR

Silver Lake Resources Provides December 2014 Quarterly Activities Report

Silver Lake Resources provided its December 2014 quarterly activities report, reporting that Ore milled for the quarter totalled 297,168 tonnes at a blended grade of 3.2 g/t Au for...

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09:30 | LYC

Lynas Corporation Reports Positive Cash Flow of $53.3m for the December 2014 Quarter

Lynas Corporation reported positive cash flow of $53.3m for quarter ended 31 December 2014. Operating cash flow for the period was $(5.05m). Investing cash flow was $(2.98m)....

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09:29 | LNG

Liquefied Natural Reports Negative Cash Flow of $15.24m for the December 2014 Quarter

Liquefied Natural reported negative cash flow of $15.24m for quarter ended 31 December 2014. Operating cash flow for the period was $(15.5m). Investing cash flow was $(54,000)....

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09:28 | LYC

Lynas Corporation Provides December 2014 Quarterly Activities Report

Lynas Corporation provided its December 2014 quarterly activities report, reporting sixth successive quarter of increased production volume and sales revenue. Equity raising was...

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09:10 | SIR

Sirius Resources Announces Development of Nova Nickel Mine

Sirius Resources announced that development of the Nova nickel mine and construction of associated infrastructure is underway. Mining started on the Australia Day following receipt...

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08:46 | DNA

Donaco International Suspends from Official Quotation

The securities of Donaco International will be suspended from quotation immediately, at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement regarding a proposed...

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08:37 | CMW

Cromwell Property Group Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of Cromwell Property Group will be placed in trading halt session state at the request of the Group, until the earlier of commencement of normal trading on 29 January...

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08:30 | BRU

Buru Energy Announces Operations Update

Buru Energy announced operations update at the Yulleroo site. The work on the Yulleroo 2 wellhead commenced on 20 January 2015 and successfully completed on 22 January 2015. The...

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08:28 | IPP

Iproperty Group Announces Strong Operating Growth

Iproperty Group announced that for the quarter ending 31 December 2014, it showed continued strong organic growth of the business and also achieved a significant increase in...

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23 Jan 2015

17:11 | ANZ

Australia & NZ Banking Group Announces A$750 million ANZ Capital Notes 3 Offer

ANZ announced that it intends to issue ANZ Capital Notes 3 to raise A$750m with the ability to increase or decrease the size of the offer. The offer is expected to open on 5...

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12:47 | WES

Wesfarmers Provides January to March 2015 Quarter Coal Price Negotiation

Wesfarmers Provided price negotiations for the January to March 2015 quarter for metallurgical coal exports from Wesfarmers Resources' Curragh mine in Qld's Bowen Basin have been...

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12:47 | WES

Wesfarmers Provides December 2014 Quarterly Statement of Production, Development Exploration

Wesfarmers provided quarterly statement of production, evelopment Exploration, Stating overburden removal was 2.3% higher than the previous quarter. Coal production for the quarter...

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10:50 | WOR

WorleyParsons Announces WorleyParsonsCord Contract Award

WorleyParsons announced that it has been selected to provide fabrication, modularization and construction services in an agreement with a major exploration and production company in...

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10:18 | SGH

Slater & Gordon Announces UK Acquisitions Update

Slater amp; Gordon noted the announcement by Quindell PLC (Quindell) to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) at the LSE on 22 January 2015. The Company confirms that, consistent...

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10:02 | MLD

Maca Announces Contracts Update and Earnings Guidance

Maca announced that it has been advised by Arrium that its project in SA in the Southern Iron region will be mothballed. The Company will meet with Arrium Mining as soon as...

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09:59 | KMD

Kathmandu Holdings Announces Appointment of CEO

Kathmandu Holdings announced the appointment of Xavier Simonet as the new CEO of the Company. Mr. Simonet is currently the CEO of Radley and is based in London. Mr Simonet will...

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09:46 | EPW

ERM Power Announces Completion of US Retail Acquisition

ERM Power announced completion of the purchase of US electricity retailer, SPG Energy Group LLC, trading as Source Power and Gas (Source). The transaction was announced to the...

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09:38 | RMD

ResMed Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results

ResMed Inc. announced results for its quarter ended 31 December 2014. Revenue for the quarter was $423.0m, a 10% increase compared to the quarter ended 31 December 2013 (a 14%...

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09:35 | BDR

Beadell Resources Announces December 2014 Quarterly Report

Beadell Resources announced its Quarterly Report for period ending 31 December 2014. The Company's gold sales for the quarter were 54,892 ounces with production of 59,180 ounces of...

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09:30 | NVN

Novion Property Group Announces Retail Sales for the 12 Months to 31 December 2014

Novion Property Group announced headline retail sales statistics for the 12 months to 31 December 2014 for its direct portfolio of 27 retail assets. Mr Michael Gorman, Deputy CEO...

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09:29 | NWT

Newsat Announces Company Update

Newsat announced its update in relation to developments in its orbital slot arrangements and its project financing. In 2011, the Company entered into an agreement with A.P. Kypros...

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09:26 | SIR

Sirius Resources Announces Nickel Exploration Program Kicks Off

Sirius Resources announced that it has started a major expanded nickel exploration program which will see numerous targets drilled on its 100% owned Polar Bear and Fraser Range...

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09:08 | MQA

Macquarie Atlas Roads Group Releases Toll Revenue and Traffic Statistics - 4 Quarter 2014

Macquarie Atlas Roads Group released its December 2014 quarter toll revenue and traffic statistics for each of its portfolio toll roads. Weighted average toll revenue for the...

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08:57 | STO

Santos Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter Activities Report

Santos announced its records for sales revenue in both the quarter ($1.1bn) and the full year ($4bn), reflecting the successful ramp-up of production from the PNG LNG project as...

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08:30 | ARI

Arrium Announces Redesigning and Results Update

Arrium announced that it is re-designing its South Australian based mining operation to provide a sustainable, cash flow positive business in a low iron ore price environment. The...

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08:30 | TRS

The Reject Shop Announces First Half 2015 Trading Update

The Reject Shop announced that it is scheduled to report its First Half 2015 financial result on 18 February 2015. In the AGM Trading Update on 15 October 2014, the Company...

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08:27 | ARI

Arrium Announces Quarterly Production Report

Arrium announced quarterly production report stating that Sales and shipments were 3.29Mt (dmt), in line with guidance. The average Platts market index price was US$74/dmt, down...

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22 Jan 2015

15:55 | PRG

Programmed Maintenance Services Announces Merger of equals proposal

Programmed Maintenance Services noted the announcement from Skilled Group (ASX:SKE) on 22 January 2015 regarding the Merger of Equals Proposal ("Merger Proposal"). In response to...

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15:34 | DNA

Donaco International Trading Halted, Pending COmpany Announcement

The securities of Donaco International will be placed in Trading Halt Session State at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement by the Company. Unless ASX...

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10:01 | TOX

Tox Free Solutions Announces Update to First Half Trading Guidance

Tox Free Solutions announced that trading performance was stronger than expected in November 2014 and December 2014 delivering earnings above prior expectations. The Company expects...

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09:49 | WSA

Western Areas Announces Successful Magnetic Survey Completed at Fowlers Bay Project

Western Areas announced that it has completed a detailed magnetic survey over Strandline Resources 100% owned, 700km Fowlers Bay Project. This survey represents the first stage of...

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09:47 | MDL

Mineral Deposits Announces 4Q Operations Review

Mineral Deposits announced that Mining operations are continuing in ramp-up mode at Grande Cote with mining throughputs gaining momentum. The dredge operated at an average of 51% of...

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09:39 | PPT

Perpetual Announces 2nd Quarter 2015 FUM

Perpetual announced its funds under management (FUM) as at 31 December 2014 were $31.8bn, with net inflows of $0.5bn for the quarter. Total average FUM for the three months to 31...

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09:03 | SKE

Skilled Group Rejects Programmed's Merger Proposal

Skilled Group announced that it has rejected the merger proposal from Programmed Maintenance Services that was received on 17 December 2014. The Company's board, together with its...

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09:03 | PRG

Programmed Maintenance Services Announces Rejection of Proposal by Skilled Group

Programmed Maintenance Services announced that Skilled Group has rejected its merger proposal that was received on 17 December 2014. Skilled Group's board, together with its...

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09:03 | AMC

Amcor Announces Election of Ron Delia as CEO

Amcor announced that after 10 years at the helm of the Company, Mr Ken MacKenzie has decided to retire from the position of MD and CEO. Mr MacKenzie will leave the Company at the...

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08:30 | MIN

Mineral Resources Acquires Lithium Rights and Infrastructure from Metals X

Mineral Resources noted the announcement by Neometals that its 70% owned subsidiary, Reed Industrial Minerals (RIM), has entered into a binding Memorandum of Understanding with...

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08:30 | MLX

Metals X Acquires Lithium Rights and Infrastructure

Metals X announced that Neometal's 70% owned subsidiary, Reed Industrial Minerals (RIM), has entered into a binding Memorandum of Understanding with the Company and its relevant...

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08:30 | MLX

Metals X Acquires Lithium Rights and Infrastructure from Metals X

Metals X announced that Neometal's 70% owned subsidiary, Reed Industrial Minerals (RIM), has entered into a binding Memorandum of Understanding with the Company and its relevant...

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08:26 | EVN

Evolution Mining Announces December 2014 Quarterly Report

Evolution Mining announced its Quarterly Report for the period ending 31 December 2014. The Company's gold production in the December 2014 quarter represents the strongest...

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21 Jan 2015

16:44 | GPT

GPT Group Announces Redemption of GIC Exchangeable Securities and Equity Raising

GPT Group announced an agreement for the redemption of the Exchangeable Securities owned by GIC. The securities were issued in November 2008 with a face value of $250m. The...

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16:12 | MML

Medusa Mining Announces Exploration Pipeline and Tenement Review

Medusa Mining through its Philippine operating company, Philsaga Mining Corporation (PMC), advised that an exploration and tenement review to 31 December 2014 has been completed. A...

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15:46 | SGP

Stockland Announces Acquisition of Significant New Waterfront Community, Qld

Stockland has acquired 143 hectares of residential zoned land at Scarborough in Brisbaneamp;#146;s north for $67m, its first major land acquisition in Qld in 5 years, demonstrating...

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13:44 | RFG

Retail Food Group Announces Entry Into JV for Chinese Market

Food Group announced that it had partnered with Tian Jin Sen Yong Tai Co (JV Partner), a subsidiary of Chinese based GouBuLi Group Co, to establish a JV for the purposes of...

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11:24 | AQG

Alacer Gold Announces 2014 Results and 2015 Guidance

Alacer Gold announced certain unaudited fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results and the Company's 2015 production and cost guidance for its Copler Gold Mine in Turkey. Copler will...

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10:53 | WSA

Western Areas Announces Quarterly Activities Report

Western Areas reported another solid quarterly performance and an excellent half year result for safety, costs, operational metrics and positive free cash flow generation. There...

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10:06 | VET

Vocation Suspends from Official Quotation

The securities of Vocation will be suspended from quotation immediately, at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement in relation to its earnings guidance...

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09:36 | BDR

Beadell Resources Announces Finance Update

Beadell Resources announced that the US$60m Bridge Loan with Santander has been restructured into a 3 year Facility (Facility) with Banco Santander and Banco Itau. The Facility,...

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09:06 | ORG

Origin Energy Announces Speculant-1 Exploration Well Reaches Total Depth

Origin Energy announced that the Speculant-1 exploration well, which spudded on 23 September 2014, had reached total depth of 4,917m MDRT (Measured Depth Below Rotary Table). As...

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08:34 | BHP

BHP Billiton Announces Operational Review for the Half Year Ended 31 December 2014

BHP Billiton announced its operational review for the half year ended 31 December 2014. The Company's production increased by 9% during December 2014 half year with records achieved...

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08:26 | SXY

Senex Energy Announces December 2014 Quarterly Report

Senex Energy announced its quarterly report for December 2014. The Company focused on delivering its FY15 production guidance and took action to maintain its strong funding...

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08:26 | SXY

Senex Energy Announces Reduction in FY15 Capital Expenditure by 20%

Senex Energy announced that it has reduced its total FY15 capital spend by 20%, deferring higher risk exploration spend, and focusing its program on development and production...

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08:24 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Announces December 2014 Quarterly Report

Saracen Mineral Holdings announced its quarterly report for December 2014. The Quarter Gold Production was 42,894 oz, 16% above guidance of 37,000 oz. The Quarter Mine Production...

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20 Jan 2015

15:49 | BRU

Buru Energy Provides Operations Update

Buru Energy provided an operational update, reporting that work has commenced on the replacement of the damaged valve on the Yulleroo 2 well head with the mobilisation of Buru...

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15:05 | BPT

Beach Energy Provides Cooper Basin NTNG Exploration Update

Beach Energy provided an update on the Nappamerri Trough Natural Gas program (NTNG) in ATP 855 and PRLs 33-49 (ex-PEL 218). At ATP 855 the JV completed fracture stimulation of the...

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10:46 | COE

Cooper Energy Announces December Quarterly Report

Cooper Energy announced its quarterly report for December 2014. The Company's sales revenue for the 3 months to 31 December 2014 was $8.8m compared with $14.2m in the third quarter...

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10:46 | UXC

UXC Announced Update to First Half Market Guidance

UXC provided a market update prior to the release of its FY15 half year results. The Company expects to deliver earnings substantially above the guidance provided at its AGM in...

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09:49 | AGO

Atlas Iron Provides December 2014 Quarterly Report

Atlas Iron provided December 2014 quarterly report, reporting that the Company shipped 3.8M WMT for the December Quarter, 100% of which was Standard Fines. Year to date shipping of...

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08:57 | GUD

GUD Holdings Reports NPAT of $17.28m for Half-Year to 31 December 2014

GUD Holdings reported NPAT of $17.28m for the half-year ended 31 December 2014. Revenue from ordinary activities were $297.08m, down 0.43% from last year. Diluted EPS was 24.1 cents...

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08:45 | SIR

Sirius Resources Announces Gold Discovery at Baloo Prospect, Polar Bear

Sirius Resources announced that it has discovered a significant zone of gold mineralisation at the Baloo prospect on its 100% owned Polar Bear project. Results received from...

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08:40 | SYD

Sydney Airport Announces Traffic Performance December 2014

Sydney Airport announced traffic performance for December 2014. The Company's average load factors improved in both domestic and international markets with 1.5 and 0.8% point...

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08:33 | OSH

Oil Search Announces Completion of PNG LNG 120-day Operational Test

Oil Search announced that ExxonMobil PNG, operator of the PNG LNG Project, has advised that the 120-day operational test for the LNG facilities has been successfully completed. The...

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08:31 | RIO

Rio Tinto Releases Robust 4th Quarter Production Performance

Rio Tinto released its robust fourth quarter production performance. The Company's Global iron ore shipments of 302.6Mt (the Company share 239.9Mt) were 17% higher than 2013 and...

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08:28 | QBE

QBE Insurance Group Announces Sale of US Agency Businesses

QBE Insurance Group announced that it has entered into an agreement with Alliant Insurance Services, Inc for the sale of its North America's US agency businesses, which include...

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08:25 | RSG

Resolute Mining Provides December 2014 Quarterly Activities Report

Resolute Mining provided December 2014 quarterly activities report, reporting that total gold production for the quarter of 70,485oz (67,078oz) was achieved at a cash cost of...

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08:25 | PRU

Perseus Mining Provides December 2014 Quarterly Activities Report

Perseus Mining provided its December 2014 quarterly activities report, reporting that Gold production for the Quarter and Half Year of 48,487ozs, and 100,016ozs respectively is in...

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07:34 | OGC

OceanaGold Corporation Announces 2014 Production Guidance Range

OceanaGold Corporation announced its fourth quarter report for the quarter ended 31 December 2014, in accordance with the ASX Listing Rule 5.1. The Company exceeded 2014...

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