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07 Dec 2016

16:18 | UGL

UGL Advises on Cimic's Holding in UGL

UGL advised that CIMIC referred to the final, unconditional, off-market takeover offer (Offer), made by its wholly owned subsidiary CIMIC Group Investments No. 2 Pty(CGI2), for all...

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10:47 | BPT

Beach Energy Provides Monthly Drilling Report November 2016

Beach Energy announced its Monthly Drilling Report November 2016. A five-well appraisal and development campaign was completed on the central flank of the Big Lake Field, which is...

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09:59 | BLA

Blue Sky Alternative Investments Provides New York Update - Cove Property Group

Blue Sky Alternative Investments announced that Cove Property Group (Cove) has completed its acquisition of an office tower located at 441 Ninth Avenue in Manhattan. The transaction...

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09:40 | TPM

TPG Telecom Provides 2016 AGM Presentation

TPG Telecom provided its AGM presentation stating that its revenue was up by 88% from $1,270.6m in FY2015 to $2,387.8m in FY2016. The Company's EBITDA was up by 75% from $484.5m in...

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09:21 | GXY

Galaxy Resources Begins 24 Hour Production and Trucking to Port at Mt Cattlin

Galaxy Resources provided the following update for its Mt Cattlin project in Ravensthorpe, WA. The Company announced that they have commenced 24-hour production at Mt Cattlin. The...

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09:13 | FNP

Freedom Foods Group Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

Freedom Foods Group will be placed in trading halt session state, at the request of the Company, until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on 9 December 2016 or when...

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08:57 | ILU

Iluka Resources Provides SRL Merger Update

Iluka Resources provided an updated regarding to the statutory merger between Sierra Rutile (SRL)and Iluka Investments (BVI) (Iluka BVI) under section 170 of the BVI Business...

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08:49 | IRE

IRESS Delivers Mortgage Solution to Atom Bank

IRESS announced that it has successfully delivered its Mortgage Sales and Originations (MSO) solution for Atom Bank's first mortgage proposition, as part of its long-term strategic...

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08:39 | AQG

Alacer Gold Announces Revised 2016 Production and Cost Guidance

Alacer Gold announced revised 2016 production guidance to between 0.12m OZ and 0.13m OZ of AU. Cost guidance for Total Cash Costs (C2) is revised to between $675 per OZ and $725 per...

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08:30 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Provides Exploration Update

Saracen Mineral Holdings announced that drilling continues at Thunderbox with two surface diamond rigs. All RC pre-collars are complete. The program is progressing well, with...

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06 Dec 2016

20:15 | PDN

Paladin Energy Advises on Media Article

Paladin Energy noted an increase in its share price and trading volume on 6 December 2016. The Company is not aware of any particular reason for this occurrence. The Company noted...

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18:18 | CSV

CSG Enters into an Agreement with Officeworks to Sell Technology as a Subscription Offerings

CSG announced that the Company has executed an agreement with Officeworks to provide communication and technology subscription bundles to the Officeworks customer base in Australia....

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16:26 | CIM

CIMIC Group Denies Proper Basis for Class Action

CIMIC Group announced that the Company has obtained a copy of a statement of claim for a class action filed on 23 November 2016 by Maurice Blackburn in the Federal Court of...

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15:00 | VLW

Villa World Provides 1H17 Guidance

Villa World provided guidance of first half 2017, stating that its NPAT for FY16 was $33.7m, and that the Company anticipates FY17 NPAT growth of at least 5% ($35.4m). The Company...

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12:21 | BDR

Beadell Resources Announces New Geological Interpretation Expands Tap AB Potential

Beadell Resources provided an exploration update from its 100% owned Tucano gold mine in northern Brazil. An accelerated step out drill program of the Tap AB Trough Lodes and...

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12:02 | MSB

Mesoblast Announces MD Anderson and NIH to Fund Trial Combining Two Proprietary Technologies

Mesoblast announced on 6 December 2016 that MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) in Texas and the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) will fund a clinical trial combining...

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09:42 | DCN

Dacian Gold Suspends from Official Quotation

The suspension of trading in the securities of Dacian Gold will be lifted immediately at the request of the Company following completion of a capital raising.

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09:31 | LNG

Liquefied Natural Gas Announces Meridian LNG Offtake Agreement Extended

Liquefied Natural Gas announced that its 100% owned project company, Magnolia LNG, LLC (Magnolia) and Meridian LNG Holdings (Meridian LNG) have agreed to further extend the...

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09:22 | CIM

CIMIC Group Announces Thiess Extends Operations in Botswana

CIMIC Group announced that it has secured a new two-year contract with Debswana Diamond Company's Jwaneng mine in Botswana. The new contract, with revenue of A$370m, will result in...

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08:54 | VOC

Vocus Communications Announces Contracts to Build Australia Singapore Cable

Vocus Communications announced that it has executed a binding agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), for the construction of the Australia Singapore Cable. The ASC project...

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08:31 | ORG

Origin Energy Announces IPO of Conventional Upstream Business

Origin Energy announced its intention to divest its conventional upstream business via IPO with NewCo to be listed on the ASX. NewCo will include the Company's interests in the...

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08:30 | UGL

UGL Announces Termination of NorthConnex Project Alliance Agreement

UGL announced that it has been notified by the LendLease Bouygues JV of the termination of the Company's NorthConnex Project Alliance Agreement with LLBJV under their discretionary...

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08:28 | BHP

BHP Billiton Announces Submission of Winning Bid for Trion in Mexico

BHP Billiton announced that it submitted the winning bid to acquire a 60% participating interest in and operatorship of blocks AE-0092 and AE-0093 containing the Trion discovery...

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08:25 | SEH

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Announces Macquarie Debt Facility Extension

Sino Gas amp; Energy Holdings announced the execution of formal documentation finalising the agreed extension of its US$50m debt facility with Macquarie Bank. The key terms of the...

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05 Dec 2016

15:10 | TCL

Transurban Group Announces Distribution for the Six Months Ending 31 December 2016

Transurban Group announced that a distribution totaling 25.0c per stapled security will be paid in respect of the six months ending 31 December 2016. This will be made up of a 21.5c...

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13:45 | TME

Trade Me Group Announces Sale of Travelbug and BookIt

Trade Me Group announced that the Company has sold its accommodation website Travelbug and online booking engine BookIt to Travel Booking Services 2016 LP ("TBS"), a limited...

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12:21 | SYD

Sydney Airport Announces Dividend

Sydney Airport announced unfranked dividend of 16 cps for the period of six months ending 31 December 2016, with a record date of 30 December 2016 and a payment date of 14 February...

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11:27 | EHE

Estia Health Responds to Media Speculation

Estia Health announced that due to ongoing media speculation concerning certain elements of its outstanding net debt balances. The Company noted that its net debt balance as at 30...

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10:09 | BPT

Beach Energy Signs a Gas Sales Agreement with Adelaide Brighton

Beach Energy announced that it has signed a gas sales agreement (GSA) with Adelaide Brighton Cement, a wholly owned subsidiary of Adelaide Brighton for supply ex-Moomba of processed...

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10:09 | DCN

Dacian Gold Suspends from Official Quotation

The securities of Dacian Gold will be suspended from quotation immediately, at the request of the Company.

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10:09 | GEM

G8 Education Provides Trading and Dividend Update

G8 Education provided an update on the trading performance of the Group so far this financial year, as well as confirming its December 2016 dividend payment. Trading results for the...

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08:38 | BAP

Bapcor Announces to Increase Hellaby Takeover Offer Price

Bapcor announced that it will increase the offer price of its cash takeover offer for 100% of the FPO in Hellaby Holdings to NZ$3.60 per share. The Company has entered into...

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08:38 | DUE

DUET Group Responds to Media Speculation

DUET Group responded to media speculation stating that the Company is aware of media speculation regarding a potential change of control transaction involving the Company and...

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08:35 | MGC

MG Unit Trust Provides Update on Mead Johnson Nutrition Partnership

MG Unit Trust noted that Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co (MG) announced that Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) and MG have mutually agreed that they intend to terminate the March 2016...

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08:34 | SBM

St Barbara Provides Presentation to PNG Mining and Petroleum Conference

St Barbara provided presentation to PNG Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference. The Company to retain and operate Simberi Operations. The Company announced that focused...

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08:33 | SYD

Sydney Airport Announces Distribution for Period Ending 31 December 2016

Sydney Airport announced a distribution of 16c per stapled security for the period ending 31 December 2016. The record date for the distribution is 30 December 2016 and estimated...

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02 Dec 2016

19:15 | WGX

Westgold Resources Admits to Official List

Westgold Resources was admitted to the Official List of ASX on Friday, 2 December 2016. Official Quotation of 304,671,487 FPO shares will commence at 12:00pm AEDT on Tuesday, 6...

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17:33 | BLA

Blue Sky Alternative Investments Announces Sale of Shareholding in BAF to Professional Investor Groups

Blue Sky Alternative Investments announced the sale of 5,000,000 shares in Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund to several key financial planning groups. BAF completed a $47m capital...

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16:14 | PDN

Paladin Energy Responds to ASX Query

Paladin Energy responded to ASX Query stating that the Company considers the information disclosed within the Announcement to be information that a reasonable person would expect to...

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14:49 | CGC

Costa Group Holdings Announces Acquisition of Avocado Ridge

Costa Group Holdings advised that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the Avocado Ridge orchards and packing operations from the Carney family. Avocado Ridge is a...

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14:20 | AST

AusNet Services Advises on Court Approval of Yarram Bushfire Class Action

AusNet Services announced on 2 December 2016 that Justice Emerton handed down judgment in the Supreme Court of Victoria to formally approve the settlement deed agreed by the parties...

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11:53 | AWC

Alumina Announces Power Outage at Portland Aluminium Smelter

Alumina noted that Alcoa Corporation has announced that on 1 December 2016, the Portland aluminium smelter in Australia experienced a power outage and as a result has halted...

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10:27 | SXY

Senex Energy Begins FY17 Cooper Basin Drilling Campaign

Senex Energy announced the commencement of its FY17 oil and gas drilling program in the Cooper Basin. The current drilling program will comprise a multi-well oil campaign including...

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10:23 | SGM

Sims Metal Management Announces On-Market Buy-Back

Sims Metal Management announced an on-market buy-back of up to 10% of its issued capital (being 19.74m shares) over a 12-month period, for Capital management initiative. The...

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10:12 | BAL

Bellamy's Australia Provides Business Update

Bellamy's Australia provided this update to shareholders regarding its momentum and the strategic initiatives outlined at its Investor Strategy Day in May 2016. Unaudited revenue...

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09:36 | LNK

Link Administration Holdings Advises on Pillar Administration Sale Process

Link Administration Holdings noted that on 10 November 2016, the Company announced that it had submitted a proposal to acquire Pillar from the State of NSW (Binding Proposal)....

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01 Dec 2016

17:12 | PRU

Perseus Mining Announces Settlement of Dispute with Former Amara Mining Contractor

Perseus Mining advised that it has executed a Settlement Agreement with BCM International and its subsidiaries ("BCM") in relation to a dispute between BCM and various members of...

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16:18 | NSR

National Storage REIT Announces Acquisition of Second Artarmon Centre

National Storage REIT announced that it has entered into arrangements to acquire a second freehold storage centre in Artarmon, Sydney. The asset is a multi-level storage centre...

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14:41 | ILU

Iluka Resources Announces Termination of Tapira Evaluation

Iluka Resources announced that the Tapira JV with Vale has been terminated following the Phase 1 investigations over the last two years. Following a detailed review of the findings...

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14:15 | RSG

Resolute Mining Announces Ravenswood Granted "Prescribed Project" Status by Queensland Government

Resolute Mining advised the Queensland Government has granted Prescribed Project status to the Ravenswood Expansion Project on 1 December 2016. The decision is expected to...

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10:30 | DCN

Dacian Gold Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of Dacian Gold will be placed in Trading Halt Session State at the request of the Company, until the commencement of normal trading on 5 December 2016.

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10:08 | VRT

Virtus Health Acquires Aagaard Fertility Clinic

Virtus Health announced that it has acquired Aagaard Fertility Clinic (Aagaard), based in Aarhus Denmark for a maximum consideration of up to DKK85m on a cash free/debt free basis....

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10:07 | NUF

Nufarm Provides Chairman's and MD's Address to Shareholders

Nufarm provided Chairman's and MD's address to the AGM. The Chairman reported that during the year the strategic review was completed along with subsequent changes to the Company's...

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09:56 | LNG

Liquefied Natural Gas Provides Update from DOE

Liquefied Natural Gas announced that the US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced its decision granting the Company's Magnolia LNG Project authorization to export liquefied...

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09:50 | DCN

Dacian Gold Amends Placement and Non-Renounceable Entitlement Offer Terms

Dacian Gold announced an accelerated non-renounceable pro-rata entitlement offer of new ordinary shares and a placement to institutional investors. The Company advised that the...

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09:39 | DOW

Downer EDI Announces Being Awarded Sydney Growth Trains Contract

Downer EDI announced that it had been awarded the Sydney Growth Trains contract by Transport for NSW. The contract is valued at $1.7bn and includes: an order of 24 double deck...

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09:05 | SPK

Spark New Zealand Acquires Remainder of Connect 8 from Vocus

Spark New Zealand announced that it is acquiring the remaining 50% of the Connect 8 fibre construction business from its JV partner Vocus Communications. The JV was originally...

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08:32 | PDN

Paladin Energy Provides Update on Strategic Process/Funding

Paladin Energy provided a further update regarding the previously announced strategic initiatives and funding. As announced on 10 November 2016, definitive documents regarding the...

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08:31 | PLS

Pilbara Minerals Completes Lynas Find Acquisition

Pilbara Minerals announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Lynas Find Lithium Project which directly adjoins its flagship Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Project, further...

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