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2014-10-22 20:21:33

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) is pleased to announce that the Cadia East mine has reached a major milestone with the safe propagation of Panel Cave 1 through to the surface, significantly ahead of expectations. The propagation connects the broken rock of the cave to the surface, reducing production risk and increasing draw flexibility. The breakthrough means production becomes less constrained providing more flexible ore extraction....

2014-10-06 20:21:34

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) - Newcrest today released a Preliminary(1) Quarterly Report in respect of the three months ended 30 September 2014 (these figures are unaudited). The material contained in this report has been released earlier than usual as a result of the Company hosting its Investor Day on 7 October 2014, and remains subject to finalisation and confirmation in the full Quarterly Report scheduled to be released on 21...

2014-06-23 20:20:39

VANCOUVER, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS; TSX: PAA) ("Pan American" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the positive results of a preliminary economic assessment (the "PEA" or the "Assessment") of expanding its Dolores mine in Chihuahua, Mexico by adding a milling and pulp agglomeration circuit to the processing flow sheet to enhance silver and gold recoveries of higher grade mineralization, as well as by developing an underground mine to...

2014-06-12 12:22:11

MELBOURNE, Australia, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) -The Newcrest Board today considered the proposed 2015 financial year budget. The budget has not yet been approved by the Board and remains work in progress, however, the Company wishes to update the market in relation to likely outcomes. The Company expects to be free cash flow positive(1,2) in the 2015 financial year, subject to market and operating conditions, with the key drivers as follows:...

2014-06-04 23:00:58

Hart Energy's DUG Australia conference and exhibition is scheduled for 26-28 August 2014 at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane, Queensland. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Hundreds of petroleum industry leaders from Australia, North America and throughout the Asia-Pacific region will hear executive speakers and engage in detailed discussions about Australia’s burgeoning unconventional oil and gas resources developments at the 2nd annual DUG Australia conference...

2014-05-13 16:23:08

ST. LOUIS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Singapore-based Bentley Resources to sell its Wilkie Creek Mine in Queensland's Surat Basin for approximately US$70 million in cash and the assumption of rail/port obligations and other liabilities, with closing subject to certain conditions. Wilkie Creek has been closed since December 2013. Peabody Energy is the world's largest...

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