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23 Apr 2019

17:16 | WGN

Wagners Holding Company Provides Boral Cement Supply Agreement Update

Wagners Holding Company updated that it elected to suspend the supply of cement products to Boral following the receipt of a notice from BLD purporting to be a Pricing Notice issued...

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11:36 | ASL

Ausdrill Announces to Complete Refinance of $300m Revolving Credit Facilities

Ausdrill announced that it has successfully refinanced its revolving credit facilities. The Company updated that the new facilities, provided on a bilateral basis by HSBC, Standard...

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10:32 | AHG

Automotive Holdings Group Responds to AP Eagers Bidder's Statement

Automotive Holdings Group noted that AP Eagers has dispatched its Bidder's Statement to Company Shareholders in relation to its unsolicited and conditional takeover offer for your...

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08:43 | PPS

Praemium Provides March 2019 Quarterly Update

Praemium provided update for the March 2019 quarter, with key achievements of combined quarterly gross platform inflows of $744m; UK/International gross platform inflows of $234m;...

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08:40 | EML

EML Payments Signs Multi-Year Agreement with bet365 for Payments Solutions for USA Gaming Customers

EML Payments announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, EML Payments USA, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Hillside (New Jersey), trading as bet365, for the provision...

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08:18 | PDN

Paladin Energy Responds to Market Speculation

Paladin Energy noted recent market speculation that the Company is considering an equity raising in order to fund a buy back or early redemption of its 2023 Secured Notes (Notes)....

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18 Apr 2019

16:47 | WOR

WorleyParsons Provides Update on Acquisition of Jacobs ECR

WorleyParsons updated that it entered into a binding agreement to acquire Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.'s Energy, Chemicals and Resources division. As reported, the Company...

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16:42 | PDN

Paladin Energy Provides Quarterly Activities Report for Period Ending 31 March 2019

Paladin Energy provided quarterly activities report stating that concept study to optimise Langer Heinrich Mine (LHM) is in preparation for a restart decision returned positive...

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13:07 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Announces Sale of Mining Leases and Exploration Tenements

Saracen Mineral Holdings advised that Hawthorn Resources has entered into a binding Asset Sale and Purchase Agreement with the Company and its subsidiary Saracen Gold Mines. The...

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11:17 | NVT

Navitas Announces Growth of 6% in Enrolment for University Partnerships Semester One

Navitas announced on 18 April 2019, a 6% growth in student enrolments across its University Partnerships division for the first semester of calendar year 2019 (201901). The...

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10:25 | DOW

Downer EDI Announces Being Link Alliance Awarded Auckland City Rail Link Contract

Downer EDI announced that the Link Alliance had been selected by City Rail Link as the preferred bidder for the C3 alliance contract, the largest package of work for the NZ$4.4bn...

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09:29 | WPL

Woodside Petroleum Provides First Quarter for 2019 Report

Woodside Petroleum provided first quarter for 2019 report. It issued a $1,500m Rule 144A/Regulation S senior unsecured bond with a coupon of 4.50% and a term of ten years. The bond...

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09:26 | KGN

Kogan.com Provides April 2019 Business Update

Kogan.com advised that the business generated strong earnings growth in the March 2019 quarter, while the team continued to lay the foundation for future growth. The Company...

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08:57 | FMG

Fortescue Metals Group Provides Quarterly Production Report

Fortescue Metals Group provided quarterly production report. Total exploration expenditure for the March 2019 quarter was US$18m bringing year to date expenditure to US$67m. The...

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08:55 | HUB

HUB24 Provides Quarterly Update

HUB24 provided quarterly update. 19 new licensee agreements for the Company's platform were signed during the quarter including agreements with 2 stockbroking firms, 2 large advice...

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08:41 | NAB

National Australia Bank Announces Additional Costs for Customer Remediation Matters

National Australia Bank announced additional charges of $525m after tax ($749m before tax) in connection with increased provisions for its customer-related remediation program. This...

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08:39 | SBM

St Barbara Provides Quarterly Report

St Barbara provided quarterly report. The Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR, 12month moving average) increased from 2.9 at the end of Q2 December FY 2019 to 4.1 at the...

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08:32 | NGI

Navigator Global Investments Provides March 2019 AUM Update

Navigator Global Investments provided the following update on Assets Under Management (AUM). The total AUM for 31 December 2018 is US$14.72bn and for 31 December 2019 is US$14.89bn....

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08:31 | SYD

Sydney Airport Provides Traffic Performance for March 2019

Sydney Airport provided traffic performance for March 2019. International and Domestic passenger numbers declined 3.8% and 3.4% respectively on the prior corresponding period. As...

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08:30 | GNC

Graincorp Provides Market Update

GrainCorp announced that its Grains business unit had experienced a disruption to grain trading conditions over the last six weeks of its half year reporting period to 31 March...

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08:30 | AWC

Alumina Notes Alcoa First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release

Alumina noted that Alcoa quarterly earnings release. Cash Cost Lower caustic prices partially offset by higher planned maintenance costs. The 2018 final dividend included $193.6m of...

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08:28 | RSG

Resolute Mining Announces Regarding New Mining Convention and Extended Mining Permit for Syama

Resolute Mining advised the Company and the Republic of Mali Government have agreed a new Mining Convention for the Syama Gold Mine (Syama). Following execution of the new Mining...

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08:26 | S32

South32 Provides Quarterly Report for March 2019

South32 provided quarterly report for March 2019. Net cash increased by US$48m to US$726m despite an increase in working capital and the allocation of a further US$37m to its...

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08:23 | SFR

Sandfire Resources Provides March 2019 Quarterly Report Presentation

Sandfire Resources provided March 2019 quarterly report presentation. Active exploration underway targeting the next VMS discovery across the emerging Bryah Basin VMS district -...

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08:22 | SFR

Sandfire Resources Provides March 2019 Quarterly Report

Sandfire Resources provided March 2019 quarterly report. Company cash on hand as at 31 March 2019 totalled $183.5m (unaudited). Group cash on hand as at 31 March 2019 totalled...

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08:19 | GXY

Galaxy Resources Provides Quarterly Report

Galaxy Resources reported to shareholders its activities for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It had US$285.3m in cash and liquid assets at 31 March 2019 and zero debt. During the...

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08:18 | GXY

Galaxy Resources Provides Sal De Vida Update

Galaxy Resources provided an update on development activities for the Sal de Vida Project in Argentina. The Company and JP Morgan conducted a comprehensive evaluation of strategic...

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07:36 | AMC

Amcor Announces Pro-Rata Dividend Payment Prior to Completion of Bemis Transaction

Amcor announced a pro-rata FY 2019 final dividend of 12.0 US cps, to cover the March 2019 quarter. New Amcor (Amcor plc) will declare its inaugural quarterly dividend for the June...

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07:32 | AMC

Amcor Announces Dividend

Amcor announced an unfranked dividend of 12 cps for the period of one quarter ending 31 March 2019, with a record date of 29 April 2019 and a payment date of 13 May 2019. The...

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17 Apr 2019

17:00 | TME

Trade Me Group Advises on Removal from the SP/ASX 200 Index

Trade Me Group advised that Samp;P Dow Jones Indices announced on 17 April 2019, that it will remove Trade Me Group (XASX: TME) from the Samp;P/ASX 200, as a result of the scheme of...

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16:58 | MYO

MYOB Group Announces Scheme Meeting Results

MYOB Group announced that at a meeting held in Sydney earlier on 17 April 2019, the scheme of arrangement (Scheme) pursuant to which MYOB will be acquired by an affiliate of...

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10:10 | GEM

G8 Education Provides Chairman's And CEO's Addresses to AGM

G8 Education provided Chairman's and CEO's addresses to the Company's AGM. It reported that in terms of network growth, in 2018 the Company acquired 16 early education centres and...

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09:18 | STO

Santos Provides 2019 First Quarter Activities Report

Santos provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported that the first quarter production of 18.4mmboe was a record for the Company and 33%...

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09:08 | CGF

Challenger Reports Third Quarter Results

Challenger reported third quarter results, with total assets under management (AUM) increasing by 4% ($3bn) to $81bn, driven by the rebound in investment markets. Total Life net...

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09:03 | MP1

Megaport Provides a Global Market Update

Megaport reported quarterly Key Performance Indicators to 31 March 2019 and provided a global market update. In 3Q FY 2019, the Company continued to expand its Network footprint to...

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08:58 | DLX

DuluxGroup Provides Update on Scheme Implementation Deed with Nippon Paint

DuluxGroup announced that the Company and Nippon Paint have entered into the Scheme Implementation Deed. The parties have agreed that Nippon Paint will acquire the Company by means...

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08:55 | SKI

Spark Infrastructure Group Provides Investor Presentation on Acquisition of Bomen Solar Farm

Spark Infrastructure Group provided investor presentation on Acquisition of Bomen Solar Farm. It reported acquisition of 100% interest in the 120MWDC/100MWACBomen Solar Farm, with...

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08:53 | SKI

Spark Infrastructure Group Acquires Bomen Solar Farm in NSW

Spark Infrastructure Group announced that it has acquired a 100% interest in the 120MWDC/100MWAC Bomen Solar Farm (Bomen) from Renew Estate. Bomen is strategically located in 10km...

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08:49 | DLX

DuluxGroup Recommends Acquisition Proposal by Nippon Paint

DuluxGroup announced that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed (SID) with Nippon, under which Nippon proposes to acquire 100% of the Company shares for $9.80 by way of a...

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08:31 | ORE

Orocobre Provides Quarterly Activities Report for the Period Ended 31 March 2019

Orocobre provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported that the quarterly sales revenue was US$33.4m, up 4% QoQ with a realised average price...

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08:26 | BXB

Brambles Provides FY 2019 Third Quarter Trading Update

Brambles reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$3,409.0m for the first nine months of the fiscal year ending 30 June 2019 (FY 2019), up 7% on the pcp at constant FX...

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08:25 | BHP

BHP Group Provides Quarterly Report for the Period Ended 31 March 2019

BHP Group provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported that production guidance for the 2019 financial year remains unchanged for petroleum,...

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08:23 | EVN

Evolution Mining Releases Annual Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves Statement

Evolution Mining released its annual Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (MROR) estimates as at 31 December 2018. The Company remains committed to operating a sustainable business...

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08:22 | SXY

Senex Energy Agrees Domestic Gas Supply Contract with CSR

Senex Energy announced it had agreed a domestic gas sales agreement for up to 3.25 PJ of natural gas with south-east Qld manufacturer CSR. The agreement represents the first...

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08:20 | GOR

Gold Road Resources Provides Gruyere Gold Project Update

Gold Road Resources provided an update on construction and commissioning progress for the Gruyere Gold Project (Gruyere), which is being developed as a 50:50 JV 200km east of...

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08:18 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Provides Quarterly Activities Presentation

Saracen Mineral Holdings provided quarterly activities presentation. It reported quarterly gold production of 89,208oz at AISC of A$1,035/oz. 7 year production outlook, and...

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08:18 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Provides Quarterly Report for the Period Ended 31 March 2019

Saracen Mineral Holdings provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported that the record quarterly gold production of 89,208oz at AISC of...

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16 Apr 2019

19:07 | HSO

Healthscope Announces Booklet Registered with ASIC

Healthscope provided a transaction booklet stating a proposal by Brookfield to acquire all shares in the Company by way of Scheme of Arrangement and a simultaneous Takeover Offer....

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14:02 | HSO

Healthscope Announces Court Approves Convening of Scheme Meeting on 22 May 2019

Healthscope announced that the Federal Court has ordered a meeting of shareholders to consider and vote on the previously announced scheme of arrangement under which an entity...

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13:03 | ORG

Origin Energy Announces Standard and Poors Credit Rating Upgrade

Origin Energy noted the decision by Standard amp; Poor's Global Ratings (Samp;P) to upgrade its long-term senior unsecured credit rating for the Company to BBB (stable) from BBB-...

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12:14 | SXY

Senex Energy Announces Being Awarded Major Surat Basin Drilling Contract

Senex Energy announced that it will start its Surat Basin natural gas drilling program after contracting experienced oil and gas services provider Easternwell. Over the past 12...

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10:21 | AMI

Aurelia Metals Provides Peak Exploration Update

Aurelia Metals provided update on recent exploration drilling at Peak Gold Mines. The Company announced in late-February 2019 that it had completed a 19-hole resource extension and...

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10:11 | STO

Santos Announces Corvus-2 Appraisal Well Discovers Important Offshore Resource

Santos announced the successful appraisal of the Corvus field, with Corvus-2 confirming a gas resource in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore WA. The well, located in petroleum permit...

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09:46 | SPL

Starpharma Holdings Announces Launch of VivaGel BV in Australia

Starpharma Holdings announced that VivaGel BV has been officially launched in Australia by Aspen Pharmacare (Aspen) as Fleurstat BVgel. The product has undergone distribution across...

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09:42 | OSH

Oil Search Provides Quarterly Report for the Period Ended 31 March 2019

Oil Search provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported that in early April 2019, a Gas Agreement was signed between the PRL 15 JV and the...

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08:52 | BKL

Blackmores Provides Investor Briefing on Third Quarter Results

Blackmores provided investor briefing on third quarter results. It reported revenue of $141m, down 4% compared to pcp. The softening sales in the quarter due to a deliberate move to...

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08:45 | COH

Cochlear Announces Launch of Nucleus Profile Plus Implant

Cochlear announced the launch of the Nucleus Profile Plus Series cochlear implant, designed for routine 1.5 and 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging scans without the need to remove...

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08:38 | KDR

Kidman Resources Provides March 2019 Quarterly Activities Report

Kidman Resources provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported that during the first quarter of 2019, the Company continued to advance the...

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08:34 | BKL

Blackmores Announces FY 2019 Third Quarter Results

Blackmores announced FY 2019 third quarter results. It reported profit for the first nine months of $44m, down 14% compared to the pcp, with revenue of $460m, up 6% on pcp. Profit...

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08:32 | RIO

Rio Tinto Releases First Quarter Production Results

Rio Tinto released first quarter production results. It reported that Pilbara iron ore shipments of 69.1Mt in the first quarter were 14% lower than the first quarter of 2018. 2019...

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08:29 | TCL

Transurban Releases March Quarter 2019 Update

Transurban released its March quarter 2019 update. During the period, Average Daily Traffic (ADT) increased by 2.3%, with growth achieved across all markets. Progress has continued...

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08:28 | LYC

Lynas Provides Quarterly Report for the Period Ended 31 March 2019

Lynas provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported the invoiced sales revenue of A$101.3m, up 26.8% on prior quarter. The closing cash...

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08:27 | CIM

CIMIC Group Provides Analyst and Investor Presentation on 1Q Results 2019

CIMIC Group provided analyst and investor presentation on 1Q results 2019. It reported revenue of $3.4bn up 6% YOY, with positive performances across all Operating Companies. The...

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08:27 | CIM

CIMIC Group Provides Results for Three Months to 31 March 2019

CIMIC Group announced substantial increases in cash flow, net cash and work in hand for the three months to 31 March 2019, delivering sustainable returns and cash-backed profit. The...

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08:23 | PRU

Perseus Mining Provides Quarterly Report for the Period Ended 31 March 2019

Perseus Mining provided quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. It reported that the gold production of 67,144oz was within 1.5% of the December 2018...

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