2011/10/25 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for October 25, 2011 includes: Transit Holdings Limited (ASX:TRH) has commenced drilling on the second drilling site on the Company's Paradox Basin Potash Project in the USA; Aphrodite Gold Limited (ASX:AQQ) announces further excellent results from its ongoing RC drill program at the Aphrodite Gold Project in Western Australia; Bathurst Resources Limited (ASX:BTU) announces a 37% increase in the JORC reserves to 17.3 million tonnes of ROM coal at its Buller Coal Project in New Zealand; Sirius Resources (ASX:SIR) has discovered a broad zone of nickel, copper and cobalt enrichment in the first ever drilling at the Eye prospect at its 70% owned Fraser Range project in Western Australia.
2011/10/24 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for October 24, 2011 includes: Fairstar Resources Limited (ASX:FAS) has secured conditional approval for a A$300 million debt instrument for its Steeple Hill Iron Project in Western Australia; Korab Resources Limited (ASX:KOR) has intercepted approximately 163 metres of sulphides from the Batchelor Project in the Northern Territory; Syndicated Metals Limited (ASX:SMD) announces the maiden mineral resource estimates at the Blue Star and Green Zone deposits within the Company's Mount Remarkable Project in Northwest Queensland; Emmerson Resources Limited (ASX:ERM) announces an Indicated and Inferred JORC resource estimation of 50,800 tonnes of copper and 70,000 ounces of gold at the Gecko and Orlando copper/gold deposits in the Northern Territory.
2011/10/14 12:36 - South Boulder Mines Limited (ASX:STB) is pleased to announce that Dr Chris Gilchrist has agreed to join the Board' as a non-executive Director with immediate effect.
2011/10/14 11:07 - FINANCE VIDEO: Augur Resources (ASX:AUK) Managing Director Grant Kensington presented live to Sydney's Capital Markets at Investorium.tv, regarding the company focus on gold and copper at its Indonesian projects as well as within the Lachlan Fold Belt of central NSW.
2011/10/13 14:20 - FINANCE VIDEO: Proto Resources (ASX:PRW) Joint Managing Director Andrew Mortimer presented live to Sydney's Capital Markets at Investorium.tv, regarding nickel-cobalt and iron ore development and exploration of copper and nickel sulphide targets across Australia.
2011/10/13 12:40 - FINANCE VIDEO: Botswana Metals (ASX:BML) Executive Chairman Pat Volpe presents live to the Capital Markets in Sydney at Investorium.tv, regarding capitalising on base and precious metal opportunites and advanced projects in Botswana.
2011/10/13 11:06 - Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) are pleased to announce that the Company will be conducting an auger drill campaign this week to follow up on its recent Bulk Leach Extractable Gold ("BLEG") successes on the Jutson Rocks project (EL 38/1540).
2011/10/06 10:38 - Please be advised that as of the Offer Close Date at 5.00pm AWST on Wednesday, 5 October 2011, Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) has received acceptances for its off-market takeover bid for FerrAus (ASX:FRS) which entitles Atlas to a relevant interest in 97.73% of FerrAus ordinary shares.
2011/10/04 08:25 - South Boulder Mines Limited (ASX:STB) is very pleased to report a 130% increase to the Measured and Indicated resource at the Colluli Potash Project. Within 100m of the surface, the total JORC Compliant Mineral Resource Estimate has increased to 564.40Mt @ 18.60% KCl for 104.96Mt of contained potash. This increase in resource confidence will underpin the definitive feasibility study and potential ore reserve calculations.
2011/09/23 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for September 23, 2011 includes: Redstone Resources Limited (ASX:RDS) has received significant drilling results from its wholly owned Tollu Copper Nickel project in Western Australia; Blackgold International Holdings Limited (ASX:BGG) has signed an agreement to acquire a coal mine in China; QMASTOR Limited (ASX:QML) says today that the company's Algosys Metallurgical Accountant(TM) software has been contracted to be installed by a large copper project located in Central East Asia; Alloy Resources Limited (ASX:AYR) has commenced a 3,500 metre air-core drilling program at its Horse Well project in Western Australia; Larsen & Toubro Limited (BOM:500510) has signed a USD 15 million Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract in Oman for setting up a green field project.
2011/09/21 14:00 - Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) are pleased to announce that very encouraging early signs have been derived from the Company's first phase of Reverse Circulation drilling at the Mt Cornell copper project.
2011/09/21 12:15 - Asian Activities Report for September 21, 2011 includes: Impact Minerals Limited (ASX:IPT) has commenced a major drilling programme at its Botswana Uranium Project; Cokal Limited (ASX:CKA) has purchased an additional 10% of both the Bumi Barito Mineral and Borneo Bara Prima metallurgical coal projects in Indonesia; Manas Resources Limited (ASX:MSR) reported final results from drilling at its 100%-owned Shambesai Gold Project in the Kyrgyz Republic; Tiger Resources Limited (ASX:TGS) provided a production update for August 2011 from its high-grade Kipoi Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Tata Consultancy Services Limited (BOM:532540) has signed a five-year multi-million contract with Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB).
2011/09/21 09:15 - As of 5.00pm AWST, Tuesday, 20 September 2011, Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) has received acceptances for its off-market takeover bid for FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) which entitles Atlas to a relevant interest in 94.95%of FerrAus ordinary shares.
2011/09/14 10:49 - Following the ASX announcement of 13th September 2011, the Board and Management of Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) are pleased to announce the following additional information as to the interpretation of the soil sampling and Bulk Leach Extractable Gold results within the Company's Jutson Rocks project (EL 38/1540).
2011/09/13 14:29 - Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) is pleased to announce that it has recently received the analytical results from a soil sampling and Bulk Leach Extractable Gold sampling programme which was conducted in May and June this year at the Company's northern Jutson Rocks project, namely exploration license E38/1540.
2011/09/08 09:59 - Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) has today declared its recommended off-market takeover offer ("Recommended Offer") for all of the fully paid ordinary shares in FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) free of all defeating conditions.
2011/09/08 08:00 - Leaching efficiency for a new green-tech nickel recovery process has been increased by more than 65 per cent compared to traditional atmospheric acid leaching in trials conducted by innovative Perth-based minerals explorer Resource Mining Corporation (ASX:RMI).
2011/09/07 11:55 - South Boulder Mines Limited (ASX:STB) is pleased to confirm that high grade potash has been intersected from recent shallow diamond drilling at the Colluli Area B discovery.
2011/08/30 16:47 - Innovative Perth-based minerals explorer Resource Mining Corporation (ASX:RMI) has reduced drilling costs by nearly 70 per cent as it completes a 300 hole drill program at its Wowo Gap Nickel deposit, located 200 kilometres east of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea in an area known to host significant Nickel-Cobalt mineralisation.
2011/08/29 15:38 - On 27 June 2011, Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) announced its intention to make a Takeover Offer for FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) (PINK:FRRAF). The Takeover Offer is set to open on Monday, 5 September 2011.
2011/08/29 12:11 - FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) (PINK:FRRAF) is pleased to advise that at a General Meeting of the company held earlier today, shareholder approval was obtained for: (a) the issue by FerrAus to Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) of approximately 37.4 million FerrAus ordinary shares at an issue price of A$0.65 per share to raise A$24.3 million, pursuant to a subscription agreement (Subscription); and (b) the purchase of South East Pilbara iron ore assets by FerrAus from Atlas in consideration for approximately 121.8 million FerrAus ordinary shares at a deemed issue price of A$0.65 per share, pursuant to an asset sale agreement (Iron Ore Assets Acquisition).
2011/08/25 11:02 - Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) is pleased to report a maiden annual profit after income tax of A$169 million for the year to June 2011.
2011/08/25 10:16 - South Boulder Mines Limited (ASX:STB) is pleased to announce the appointment of a highly experienced open cut mining engineer to the management team.
2011/08/23 08:24 - Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) is pleased to confirm the timetable for its recommended takeover offer for FerrAus Limited ("FerrAus") (ASX:FRS) announced on 27 June 2011. Atlas will open its bid for FerrAus in the week starting 5 September 2011.
2011/08/19 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 19, 2011 includes: SmartTrans Holdings Limited (ASX:SMA) has signed a binding agreement with China Mobile (HKG:0941) (NYSE:CHL) that allows SmartTrans to collect payment from China Mobile customers; Golden Rim Resources Limited (ASX:GMR) today announced copper and gold intersections from the second program of reverse circulation drilling at its Balogo Project in Burkina Faso; Highlands Pacific Limited (ASX:HIG) said today that its fully constructed US$1.5 billion Ramu Nickel project in Papua New Guinea will commence ore commissioning activities at the Basamuk treatment plant in September; Aquila Resources Limited (ASX:AQA) said today that the Queensland Government has granted the Mining Lease for the Eagle Downs Hard Coking Coal Project in Central Queensland; Suven Life Sciences Limited (BOM:530239) has been granted 4 product patents for the treatment of Neurodegenerative disorders.
2011/08/17 12:52 - Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling at its Mt. Cornell and Mt. Warren projects on the Jutson's Rocks Greenstone Belt in Western Australia.
2011/08/01 00:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 1, 2011 includes: Cullen Resources Limited (ASX:CUL) announced high grade zinc discovery from the TL Property in Canada; Kasbah Resources Limited (ASX:KAS) is to mobilise three additional drill rigs to the Achmmach tin project in Morocco; Centrex Metals Limited (ASX:CXM) has received approval to mine its wholly owned Wilgerup deposit of hematite iron ore in South Australia; Endocoal Limited (ASX:EOC) has successfully completed a A$7.7 million placement to fund the development of coal projects.
2011/07/28 12:33 - South Boulder Mines Limited (ASX:STB) (OTC:SBMSY) is pleased to announce the establishment of a Sponsored American Depository Receipt (ADR) Program.
2011/07/26 13:17 - Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) are pleased to announce details regarding the Company's progress on the Laverton project areas in WA. The Company has multi-element soils and gold Bulk Leach Extractable Gold (BLEG) samples currently being processed at the ALS laboratory in Perth. These results are approximately ten days away from being received and then will be reviewed by the Company in order to plan the next stage of infill soils and air core/RAB drilling. An announcement will be made on completion of reviewing the data.
2011/07/26 10:00 - Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) and FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) (PINK:FRRAF) provide transaction update on share subscription and iron ore assets acquisition.
2011/07/26 08:26 - South Boulder Mines Limited (ASX:STB) is pleased to report that exploration drilling at the Area B discovery continues to substantially grow the resource potential at the Colluli Potash Project. Drilling highlights include.
2011/07/20 09:18 - South Boulder Mines Limited (ASX:STB) is pleased to report that assay results from diamond drilling have returned further high grade potash from the Colluli Area A potash deposit. The results from another two holes within the current JORC/43-101 compliant Mineral Resource Estimate area, continue to confirm the robust nature of the deposit.
2011/07/12 11:04 - FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) (PINK:FRRAF) today announced that its Pilbara Projects iron ore resources have increased by 16.1 million tonnes, importantly, the result improves the Indicated Resource base by 50.4 million tonnes.
2011/07/01 15:59 - Augur Resources' (ASX:AUK) Managing Director, Grant Kensington, completed a Master of Science with Honours, majoring in Earth Sciences in 1990 and an MBA in 2002. He commenced his professional career with Solo Geophysics in 1991 conducting surveys in Eastern and Northern Australia on tenements and mines held by BHP, CRA, Mount Isa Mines, Billiton and Homestake.
2011/06/29 12:30 - Asian Activities Report for June 29, 2011 includes: Hemisphere Resources Limited (ASX:HEM) updated on the progress of the Yandicoogina South Project in Western Australia's Pilbara region; Proto Resources & Investments Limited (ASX:PRW) has been granted the Mining Lease 1872P/M over the area of the Company's Barnes Hill project from the Tasmanian Government; Cokal Limited (ASX:CKA) has confirmed high quality premium metallurgical coal at its Bumi Barito Mineral project in Indonesia; Resolute Mining Limited (ASX:RSG) provided its gold production and cash cost guidance for the coming 2011-12 year.
2011/06/29 10:07 - Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) are pleased to announce that the Company has successfully completed an interim capital raising of approximately A$600,000 by the issue of up to 24 million fully paid shares. This capital raising has been conducted in order to purchase equipment for the Company's up-and-coming drilling campaign at the Mt. Cornell copper project (90% owned Global Nickel and 10% Corazon Limited (ASX:CZN)), Jutson Rocks copper-gold-nickel project (75% Global Nickel and 25% Cazaly Resources Limited (ASX:CAZ)) and Mt. Venn nickel-copper and Volcanic Massive Sulphide ("VMS") target project (80% Global Nickel in joint venture with Platina Resources Limited (ASX:PGM) holding 20%).
2011/06/27 08:26 - Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) and FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) (PINK:FRRAF) are pleased to announce that they have executed landmark agreements to further consolidate the Pilbara region, initially through a combination of the South East Pilbara iron ore assets of Atlas and FerrAus. This will create a substantial and attractive South East Pilbara focussed iron ore development and exploration company with a substantial land holding and resource inventory.
2011/06/25 12:43 - Mr Andrew Gillies has been Managing Director of ASX-listed Metallica Minerals Limited and its subsidiaries since 1997. He has been instrumental in the selection and acquisition of all the mineral assets now held by the Metallica Group. Mr Gillies is a founding Director of Metallica Minerals, Cape Alumina Limited and MetroCoal Limited and also a board member of the Queensland Resources Council, Orion Metals Limited and Planet Metals Limited.
2011/06/23 13:15 - Innovative Perth-based minerals explorer Resource Mining Corporation (ASX:RMI) has recorded significant nickel and cobalt assay results from its latest drill program at its Wowo Gap Nickel deposit, located 200 kilometres east of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea in an area known to host significant Nickel-Cobalt mineralisation.
2011/06/20 10:34 - South Boulder Mines Ltd (ASX:STB) is pleased to report that exploration drilling and independent feasibility study activities continue to define a world class potash project in Eritrea.