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28 Apr 2015

16:08 | HGG

Henderson Group PLC Announces 1Q 2015 Trading Statement

Henderson Group PLC publishes its First Quarter 2015 Trading Statement. Assets under management ("AUM") up 10% to GBP4bn on 31 March 2015 (31 December 2014:1.2bn). Record...

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14:39 | MML

Medusa Mining Provides Activities Report For The Quarter Ended 31 March 2015

Medusa Mining provided its activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2015, reporting that Production was 23,940 ounces at a head grade 5.84 g/t gold, cash costs of US$391 per...

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14:38 | SKC

SkyCity Entertainment Group Announces NT Government Imposes New Community Benefit Levy on Casinos

SkyCity Entertainment Group reported that The Northern Territory Government has announced that it will impose a new Community Benefit Levy (CBL) on SKYCITY Darwin and Lasseters...

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12:04 | NAN

Nanosonics Reports Positive Cash Flow of $27.74m for the March 2015 Quarter

Nanosonics reported positive cash flow of $27.74m for quarter ended 31 March 2015. Operating cash flow for the period was $1.14m. Investing cash flow was $(496,000). Financing cash...

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12:00 | ASL

Ausdrill Announces BTP Equipment Secures Major Contract with Peabody

Ausdrill subsidiary BTP Equipment announced that the company has received a Letter of Intent from Peabody Energy Australia (Peabody) for the award of a preferred equipment supply...

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09:55 | GWA

GWA Group Announces Sale of Wetherill Park Property

GWA Group entered into a conditional agreement to sell its Wetherill Park property in Sydney to Charter Hall Core Plus Industrial Fund (Charter Hall) for $33m. The Wetherill Park...

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09:54 | AQG

Alacer Gold Corp Files Q1 2015 Operating, Financial Results and Related MD&A

Alacer Gold Corp announced that it has filed its 2015 first quarter operating, financial results and related MDamp;A. On April 27 2015, the Corporation signed a commitment letter...

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09:31 | RRL

Regis Resources Reports Positive Cash Flow of $13.78m for the March 2015 Quarter

Regis Resources reported positive cash flow of $13.78m for quarter ended 31 March 2015. Operating cash flow for the period was $28.36m. Payments for exploration and evaluation were...

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09:27 | SHV

Select Harvests Provides Update on Global Market

Select Harvests reported that world almond prices have firmed following the release of the US March Almond Industry Position Report on 10 April 2015, reflecting the continuing...

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09:24 | BPT

Beach Energy Provides Quarterly Report for Period Ending 31 March 2015

Beach Energy provided its quarterly activities report stating that sales volumes of 2.2 MMboe, were down 23% on prior quarter and 5% on pcp. Year to date sales volumes were in line...

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08:42 | OSH

Oil Search Notes InterOil Corporation's Announcement

Oil Search noted InterOil Corporation's announcement advising that testing of the Antelope 5 well on the Elk/Antelope gas field in PNG has commenced. The Company's MD, Peter Botten...

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08:27 | AZJ

Aurizon Holdings Secures Long Term Contract with Caledon

Aurizon Holdings secured a new, long term, performance-based contract with Caledon Coal for haulage of up to 4Mtpa of coal with a ramp-up profile from their Cook mine in Central Qld...

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27 Apr 2015

13:01 | CWP

Cedar Woods Properties Notes Minister's decision to call in

Cedar Woods Properties noted the decision of the Queensland Government Deputy Premier and Planning Minister Ms Jackie Trad to reassess the approval for the Upper Kedron development...

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12:38 | MTS

Metcash Contingency plans ensure NSW products keep moving

The Metcash Distribution Centre at Huntingwood in Sydney suffered significant damage as a result of a torrential hail storm on Saturday afternoon. Ian Morrice, Group CEO of Metcash,...

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10:26 | TEN

Ten Network Holdings Notes Media Article in Australian Financial Review

Ten Network Holdings noted the article in Australian Financial Review in relation to its strategic review process. That process continues and may or may not result in a transaction...

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10:08 | IIN

iiNet Notes M2 Grop's Announcement Confirming Competing Proposal

iiNet noted M2 Group's announcement confirming that it has submitted to the Company an indicative, non-binding, incomplete and confidential competing proposal to acquire 100% of the...

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09:38 | CTX

Caltex Australia Provides Refiner Margin Update for March 2015

Caltex Australia advises its realised lagged Caltex Refiner Margin, in respect of CRM sales from production for the month of March 2015. The March unlagged CRM was US$20.03/bbl....

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09:26 | BEN

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Announces Issue of CPS3

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank announced an offer of new Convertible Preference Shares 3 (CPS3), which are expected to be quoted on the ASX and trade under the ASX code BENPF. The...

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09:20 | BEN

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Provides Prospectus for CPS3 Offer

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank released a prospectus related to the Offer by the Company of Convertible Preference Shares 3 (CPS3) at an Issue Price of $100 each to raise $200m, with the...

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09:09 | PNA

PanAust Releases Target's Statement

PanAust released its Target's Statement in response to the unsolicited takeover offer of $1.71 per share announced by Guangdong Rising Assets Management (GRAM Offer). The Target's...

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09:03 | HIL

Hills Provides FY15 Update and Revised Guidance

Hills advised that second half earnings will be lower than the first half. The revised guidance for the full year is for an underlying NPAT attributable to owners in the range of...

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08:26 | CAJ

Capitol Health Announces Further Acquisitions and NSW Expansion

Capitol Health advised that it has expanded its NSW radiology presence via the acquisition of Eastern Radiology Services and Sydney Radiology. The acquisitions have a combined...

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24 Apr 2015

13:53 | MLX

Metals X Provides Activities Report for the Quarter Ended 31 March 2015

Metals X provided its activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2015, reporting Production close to guidance (of 37,500 oz @ A$1,050/oz total cash cost of sales): Ore Mined...

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13:52 | MLX

Metals X Provides Quarterly Exploration Results Report

Metals X provided its quarterly exploration results Report, highlighting high grade intercepts from deep diamond drilling at Great Fingall and the discovery of a second lode; High...

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12:04 | LNG

Liquefied Natural Reports Negative Cash Flow of $13.77m for the March 2015 Quarter

Liquefied Natural reported negative cash flow of $13.77m for quarter ended 31 March 2015. Operating cash flow for the period was $(13.73m). Investing cash flow was $(225,000)....

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10:41 | PDN

Paladin Energy Provides Quarterly Activities Report for Period Ending 31 March 2015

Paladin Energy provided its quarterly activities report for March 2015. The Company incurred two minor LTIs, during the quarter both at Langer Heinrich Mine (LHM). One involved an...

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10:17 | AJA

Astro Japan Property Group Announces On-Market Buy-Back - Appendix 3F

Astro Japan Property Group announced hat that as a consequence of its intention to undertake an off-market buy-back tender process for the Comapny securities to return up to $26.5m...

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09:52 | BDR

Beadell Resources Provides March 2015 Quarterly Report

Beadell Resources provided its Quarterly Report for Shareholders Period Ending 31 March 2015. The Gold sales for the quarter were 32,941 ounces with production of 30,939 ounces of...

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09:40 | RMD

ResMed Announces Financial Results for Quarter Ended 31 March 2015

ResMed announced results for its quarter ended 31 March 2015. Revenue for the quarter was $422.5m, a 6% increase compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2014 (a 13% increase on a...

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09:37 | AWE

AWE Announces Irwin-1 Exploration Well Reaches TD

AWE announced that on 23 April 2015 the Irwin-1 exploration well, located in the onshore Perth Basin, WA, had reached a total depth of 4,049m and preparations are under way to...

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09:37 | ORG

Origin Energy Notes Irwin-1 Exploration Well Reaches TD

Origin Energy noted the announcement by AWE that on 23 April 2015 the Irwin-1 exploration well, located in the onshore Perth Basin, WA, had reached a total depth of 4,049m and...

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09:36 | IFL

IOOF Holdings Announces FUMAS as at 31 March 2015

IOOF Holdings announced that its FUMA (FUMAS excluding Supervision) as at 31 March 2015 was $125.3bn. This is 6% higher than the Company's FUMA of $118.7bn as at 31 December 2014....

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09:32 | AJA

Astro Japan Property Group Announces Off-Market Buy-Back and Appendix 3C

Astro Japan Property Group announced its intention to undertake an off-market buy-back tender process for the Company securities to return up to $26.5m of capital to security...

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09:29 | SGH

Slater & Gordon Announces Successful Completion of Retail Shortfall Bookbuild

Slater amp; Gordon announced the completion of the bookbuild (Retail Shortfall Bookbuild) for the retail component of its fully underwritten pro rata 2 for 3 accelerated...

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09:08 | ACR

Acrux Confirms Axiron Net Sales, Quarter to March 2015

Acrux confirmed that Eli Lilly reported Axiron net sales of USD$39.1m in its financial results for the quarter ended 31 March 2015. Net sales reported by Lilly for the same quarter...

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08:29 | LYC

Lynas Corporation Reports Negative Cash Flow of $26.62m for the March 2015 Quarter

Lynas Corporation reported negative cash flow of $26.62m for quarter ended 31 March 2015. Operating cash flow for the period was $(21.67m). Investing cash flow was $(4.38m)....

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08:27 | LYC

Lynas Corporation Provides Quarterly Activities Report

Lynas Corporation provided its quarterly activities report for 31 March 2015. The Company announced positive free cashflow (revenue less operating costs and CAPEX) of $191k for the...

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08:25 | MGX

Mount Gibson Iron Provides Quarterly Activities Report

Mount Gibson Iron provided its quarterly activities report for 31 March 2015. The Company announced that Ore sales in the March 2015 quarter totalled 1.1 Mwmt, reflecting continued...

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08:24 | LNG

Liquefied Natural Gas Announces Magnolia LNG Project Tolling Agreement Update - Meridian LNG

Liquefied Natural Gas announced that its 100% owned project company, Magnolia LNG, LLC (Magnolia), has been notified by Meridian LNG Holdings Corp. (Meridian LNG) that Meridian LNG...

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07:35 | AIA

Auckland International Airport Announces March 2015 Monthly Traffic Update

Auckland International Airport announced its March 2015 Monthly traffic update. International passengers at Auckland Airport were up 13.5% in March 2015. The 87,000 increase on...

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23 Apr 2015

16:42 | MIN

Mineral Resources Announces Public Environmental Review for Yilgarn Mines

Mineral Resources welcomed advice from the WA Minister for the Environment that mining proposals for the Jackson 5 and Bungalbin East deposits in the Yilgarn will now be assessed...

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16:35 | SEH

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Provides Activities Report for the Quarter Ending 31 March 2015

Sino Gas amp; Energy Holdings provided its activities report for the quarter ending 31 March 2015, reporting that Sanjiaobei central gathering station uptime production averaged 4.2...

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16:33 | SEH

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Reports Negative Cash Flow of US$10.28m for the March 2015 Quarter

Sino Gas amp; Energy Holdings reported negative cash flow of US$10.28m for quarter ended 31 March 2015. Operating cash flow for the period was US$(1.42m). Investing cash flow was...

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16:09 | SGH

Slater & Gordon Announces Completion of Retail Entitlement Offer

Slater amp; Gordon announced the completion of the Retail Entitlement Offer of its fully underwritten pro rata 2 for 3 accelerated renounceable entitlement offer of new SGH ordinary...

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15:02 | IAG

Insurance Australia Group Provides NSW storms update

Insurance Australia Group announced it has received over 10,000 claims, as at 11am on 23 April, for damage in relation to the NSW storms that occurred in the week starting from 20...

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14:18 | ANI

Australian Industrial REIT Provides Fund Update

Australian Industrial REIT announced that it has made significant progress on a number of strategic and operational initiatives including re-leasing near term lease expiries and...

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13:11 | SPO

Spotless Group Holdings Announces succession planning process

Spotless Group Holdings were advised by the company's Chief Executive, Mr Bruce Dixon, that he wishes to retire from full time executive duties at the end of the year in order to...

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10:33 | CWN

Crown Resorts Announces Subordinated Notes II Offer Raises $630m

Crown Resorts announced that it has issued 6,300,000 Notes II at an issue price of $100 per Note II under the Offer. Notes II are expected to commence trading on a deferred...

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10:09 | FMG

Fortescue Metals Group Issues US$2,300m of Senior Secured Notes

Fortescue Metals Group announced that it has completed an offering of Senior Secured Notes. The offering was initially launched at US$1,500m and due to demand was upsized to...

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09:56 | SEH

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Completes A$80m Placement SPP

Sino Gas amp; Energy Holdings announced the completion of a capital raising with commitments received for a placement of 500m shares at A$0.16 per share to raise A$80m (Placement)....

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09:13 | BCI

BC Iron Announces March 2015 Quarterly Activities Report

BC Iron announced its shareholders with its quarterly activities report for the period ended 31 March 2015. The Nullagine JV (NJV) reported a solid operational quarter, with mining,...

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09:02 | ORG

Origin Energy Announces Monthly Operational Data March 2015

Origin Energy announced Monthly Operational Data March 2015. The average price at Otahuhu (North Island) for March 2015 was $80/MWh while the average price at Benmore (South Island)...

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08:57 | NCM

Newcrest Mining Announces March 2015 Quarterly Report

Newcrest Mining announced Quarterly Report for the three months ended 31 March 2015. The March 2015 quarter was characterised by an increase in gold production relating to the...

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08:39 | API

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Announces Half Yearly 2015 Report and Accounts

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries announced that the Retail segment recorded overall reported sales growth of 7.1% and like-for-like store sales growth of 3.9%. Transactions were...

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08:37 | GWA

GWA Group Announces Return $88.282m to Shareholders

GWA Group announced that having completed the sale of Dux and Brivis, the Company will, subject to shareholder approval, return funds to shareholders of $0.288 per share comprised...

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08:26 | NST

Northern Star Resources Provides Quarterly Activities Report - March 2015

Northern Star Resources announced that it is well on track to meet its full-year guidance in every respect, ranging from production and financial performance to exploration and...

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08:26 | BHP

BHP Billiton Announces Price Eur2.0bn Bond

BHP Billiton announced that it has priced a three tranche Euro denominated bond under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme. The Euro bond issue comprises EUR600m Floating Rate Notes...

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08:23 | SFR

Sandfire Resources Announces March 2015 Quarterly Report

Sandfire Resources announced its March 2015 Quarterly Report. Underground drilling continued to delineate the feeder zones in the footwall of C1, with a program of re-logging of...

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08:23 | FMG

Fortescue Metals Group Announces Launch of High Yield Bond Offering

Fortescue Metals Group announced that the Company and its relevant subsidiaries advise that it has launched an offering for US$1,500m of Senior Secured Notes. Proceeds from this...

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22 Apr 2015

18:26 | SFR

Sandfire Resources Announces Restructure Completion of DeGrussa Finance Facility

Sandfire Resources advised that it has reached agreement with its financier, ANZ Banking Corporation, to restructure the DeGrussa Project Finance Facility. The restructured facility...

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15:37 | AZJ

Aurizon Holdings welcomes Fair Work Commission decision

Aurizon welcomed decision by the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to approve the Company's application to terminate expired Enterprise Agreements in Qld. The Order by...

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12:08 | ORG

Australia Pacific LNG powers up with first gas generator

Australia Pacific LNG announced it had reached a significant milestone with the successful start-up of the first of seven gas turbine power generators, designed to provide...

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11:12 | GPT

GPT Group Provides Changes Relating to Buy-Back - Appendix 3D

GPT Group provided an Appendix 3D announcing changes relating to its buy-back. The Company reported that it intends to buy back up to 168.55m shares, and to complete the buy-back on...

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11:04 | PRY

Primary Health Care Announces Syndicated Bank Debt Refinancing

Primary Health Care announced that it has completed financial close on the extension and amendment of its A$1.25bn syndicated bank debt facilities. The Company has two...

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10:07 | AWE

AWE Announces Irwin-1 Exploration Well Drilling Update

AWE announced that the Irwin-1 exploration well, located in the onshore Perth Basin, WA, had completed a drill bit change and was at a measured depth of 3,850m and drilling ahead in...

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10:07 | ORG

Origin Energy Notes Irwin-1 Exploration Well Drilling Update

Origin Energy noted the announcement by AWE that the Irwin-1 exploration well, located in the onshore Perth Basin, WA, had completed a drill bit change and was at a measured depth...

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09:34 | SLR

Silver Lake Resources Announces March 2015 Quarterly Report

Silver Lake Resources announced its Quarterly Activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2015. Three lost time injuries reported across the Group during the quarter. The 12...

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09:33 | SCG

Scentre Group Announces A$1.3b Equivalent of Senior Guaranteed Notes

Scentre Group announced that it priced a US$1.0bn (A$1.3 bn) debt issue in the United States market. The debt issue comprises: US$500m six year fixed rate senior guaranteed notes...

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09:29 | AST

AusNet Services Provides Restructure Proposal

AusNet Services released the Securityholder Booklet in relation to the proposal for a restructure under which a new company called AusNet Services (NewCo) will become the single...

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09:10 | VLW

Villa World Announces Sales Update and Acquisition

Villa World announced that it has recorded 598 sales for FY15 to the quarter ended 31 March 2015. Strong results were achieved in 2Q15 and 3Q15, with the latter recording 246 at a...

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09:10 | PNA

PanAust Provides March Quarter 2015 Activities Report

PanAust provided its Quarterly Report for the three months to 31 March 2015. The Company as reflected in both the March quarter 2015 and the December quarter 2014 performance, is...

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08:31 | BHP

BHP Billiton Provides Operational Review for the Nine Months Ended 31 March 2015

BHP Billiton provided its operational review for the nine months ended 31 March 2015. Group's production increased by 9% for the nine months ended March 2015 with records achieved...

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08:28 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Announces March 2015 Quarterly Report

Saracen Mineral Holdings announced its March 2015 Quarterly Report. The Company's mill availability fell from 96% in the previous quarter to 93% this Quarter due to a combination of...

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08:28 | PRU

Perseus Mining Reports Quarterly Activity Report

Perseus Mining reported on its activities for the three-months ended 31 March 2015 (the Quarter). Following a strong operating performance in the December 2014 quarter, the Company...

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08:27 | IGO

Independence Group Announces March 2015 Quarterly Activities Report

Independence Group announced its Quarterly Activities Report for the period ending 31 March 2015. During the March 2015 Quarter, 2.9Mt of ore comprising 0.5Mt of marginal ore...

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21 Apr 2015

17:07 | DXS

Dexus Property Group Announces equity raising

Dexus Property Group announced the launch of an equity raising comprising a fully underwritten $400m institutional placement; and a non-underwritten Security Purchase Plan to...

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16:23 | ALL

Aristocrat Leisure Commences Closure of KK Aristocrat Technologies and Ends New Game Development in Japan

Aristocrat Leisure announced that after the completion of a strategic review of its Japanese business, it will close Japanese subsidiary KK Aristocrat Technologies (KKAT) and cease...

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15:51 | DOW

Downer EDI Announces award of $180m contract with Logan City Council

Downer EDI announced that Logan City Council has awarded a new program alliance to Downer for the delivery of up to $180m of water and wastewater infrastructure services in Logan...

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11:45 | CQR

Charter Hall Retail REIT Announced Further Strengthens Portfolio Quality

Charter Hall Retail REIT announced that it has entered into a Call Option Deed to sell three non-core properties in Central Western NSW for $21.55m. The assets sold are located in...

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11:38 | ASL

Ausdrill Wins Perseus Contract in Africa

Ausdrill announced the award of a new contract to its wholly owned subsidiary, African Mining Services (AMS). AMS has entered into a contract with Perseus Mining (Ghana) (Perseus)...

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10:57 | PRU

Perseus Mining Announces Revised Sissingue Gold Mine Feasibility Study

Perseus Mining announced the results of its revised Feasibility Study (the RFS) for the development of the Sissingue Gold Mine (Sissingue or the SGM) in Cote d'Ivoire. Based on the...

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09:56 | COH

Cochlear Announces Judgment in United States Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Cochlear announced that, further to its 1 April 2015 announcement, a US District Court in California has entered Judgment in the patent infringement lawsuit by the Alfred E. Mann...

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09:18 | IGO

Independence Group Notes Independence Commences Follow-Up Drilling at Bryah Basin

Independence Group noted the announcement by Alchemy Resources that the Company has commenced an Aircore drilling program at the Bryah Basin Project. The program is part of the...

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09:14 | OSH

Oil Search Announces Quarterly Report to 31 March 2015

Oil Search announced Activities for the Quarter ended 31 March 2015. Total production in the first quarter of 2015 was 6.91m barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe), compared to 7.24...

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09:04 | SEH

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of Sino Gas amp; Energy Holdings will be placed in trading halt session state, at the request of the Company, until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading...

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09:01 | MQA

Macquarie Atlas Roads Releases Toll Revenue and Traffic Statistics - 1st Quarter 2015

Macquarie Atlas Roads released its March 2015 quarter toll revenue and traffic statistics for each of its portfolio toll roads. Weighted average toll revenue for the March 2015...

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08:30 | RIO

Rio Tinto Announces Solid 1st Quarter Production Performance

Rio Tinto provided its solid first quarter production performance. The Company's global iron ore shipments of 72.5mt were 9% higher than in the first quarter of 2014. Production of...

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08:26 | BXB

Brambles Reports FY15 Third Quarter Trading Update

Brambles reported sales revenue of US$4,044m for the nine months to the end of March 2015, up 8% in constant currency on the pcp reflecting continued growth in the Pallets segment,...

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26 Feb 2015

09:28 | IPH

IPH Reports NPAT Up 16.66% to $12.92m for Half-Year to 31 December 2014

IPH reported NPAT of $12.92m for the half-year ended 31 December 2014. Revenue from ordinary activities were $42.49m. Diluted EPS was 8.18 cents compared to nil cents last year. Net...

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09 Feb 2015

10:52 | BRU

Buru Energy Announces Final Drilling Report - Sunbeam 1

Buru Energy announced that drilling operations at the Sunbeam 1 well as on 9 February 2015. Since the last progress report, the well has been drilled ahead in 6-1/8" (156mm) hole to...

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10:52 | BRU

Buru Energy Announces Final Drilling Report - Sunbeam 1

Buru Energy announced that drilling operations at the Sunbeam 1 well as on 9 February 2015. Since the last progress report, the well has been drilled ahead in 6-1/8" (156mm) hole to...

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