[email protected]: Positive start ahead for ASX

1h theage.com.au
The local sharemarket is poised for gains on the back of a positive night on global markets, with metals and miners advancing. (2-0)
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[email protected]: Positive start ahead for ASX

1h smh.com.au
The local sharemarket is poised for gains on the back of a positive night on global markets, with metals and miners advancing. (2-0)
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Reward Minerals announces rights offer to bring potash site closer to production

13m proactiveinvestors.com.au
With more than 7 billion people on the planet, potash, which is used in agricultural fertilisers, is more important than ever to secure global food production.
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OZ Minerals keeps Carrapateena on track

24m australianmining.com.au
OZ Minerals’ development of the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia is taking shape as planned.
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ComCom concerned about Christchurch Airport planned profits

25m nzherald.co.nz
The Commerce Commission says Christchurch International Airport may be planning to make excessive profits from security, freight storage, and some terminal lounges, though it's "broadly satisfied" with its planned earnings from most of its assets.
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Queensland Bauxite secures medical cannabis import and export licences

1h proactiveinvestors.com.au
Queensland Bauxite Ltd (ASX:QBL) through Medcan Australia has been issued with both import and export licences under the Office of Drug Control.
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Sydney Housing Slump Predicted to Last Until at Least 2020

1h theedgemarkets
(July 19): Sydney’s property market slump will last at least another two years as tougher lending standards and buyer nerves weigh on prices.
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Alcoa Cuts Profit Forecast Amid `Significant' Tariff Impact - Bloomberg

2h bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Alcoa cuts adjusted EBITDA forecast citing tariffs, shares slide - Channel NewsAsia

3h channelnewsasia
Aluminum producer Alcoa Corp said on Wednesday it cut its adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for 2018, citing U.S tariffs on imported aluminum.
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Alcoa cuts adjusted EBITDA forecast citing tariffs

3h reuters
(Reuters) - Aluminum producer Alcoa Corp said on Wednesday it cut its adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for 2018, citing U.S tariffs on imported aluminum.
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Alcoa cuts adjusted EBITDA forecast citing tariffs

3h channelnewsasia
Aluminum producer Alcoa Corp said on Wednesday it cut its adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for 2018, citing U.S tariffs on imported aluminum.
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Trevali Reports Preliminary Q2-2018 Production of 104 Million Payable Pounds of Zinc and Operating Costs of US$58 Per Tonne

3h globenewswire
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX:TV) (OTCQX:TREVF) (Frankfurt:4TI) reports preliminary consolidated second quarter 2018 (“Q2-2018”) production of 103.9 million payable pounds of zinc, 10.5 million payable pounds of lead and 337,801 payable ounces of silver (Table 1). The Company remains firmly on track with its 2018 consolidated annual production guidance of 400-427 million payable pounds of zinc.
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Winter Drilling Strengthens Model for Large-Scale Intrusive Hosted Gold System at Éléonore South

10h globenewswire
TORONTO, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (“Eastmain” or the “Company”) (TSX:ER) (OTCQX:EARNF) is pleased to announce the receipt of assay results from 32 drill holes totalling 5,449 m completed during the winter drilling campaign at the Éléonore South Joint Venture (ESJV) Property (Eastmain-Goldcorp-Azimut). This phase completes the H2/2017-H1/2018 diamond drilling program of 50 holes for a total of 9,892 m. (4-0)
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Turquoise Hill-An Offer From Rio Tinto Could Be The Real Ace In The Hole.

9h seekingalpha
Turquoise Hill (TRQ) is a subsidiary of RIO Tinto (RIO) and owns 66% mining rights in the OT (read: Oyu Tolgoi) copper mine in Mongolia. On 16th July 2018, TRQ posted its Q2 production update and also announced the completion of Shaft 5; another milestone to bring TRQ closer to the planned high-value 'underground mining' operations at the OT mine. (3-0)
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Miners look to the future as holiday camp tests students' mettle

8h abc.net.au
Press play then disable your screen reader. Use space bar to pause or play, and up and down arrows to control volume. Use left arrow to rewind and right arrow to fast forward. (2-0)
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Monument Announces NI43-101 Mineral Resource Update at the Burnakura Property, Western Australia

6h globenewswire
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monument Mining Limited (TSXV:MMY) (FSE:D7Q1) ("Monument" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a Mineral Resource estimate update for the Burnakura property of the Murchison Gold Project in Western Australia, which has been included in “NI 43-101 Technical Report: Updated Mineral Resources, Burnakura Gold Project, Western Australia, Australia” (the “NI43-101 Technical Report”) dated July 17, 2018 and Sedar filed on July 18, 2018 under www.
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ETP Mariner Liquids Pipe Racks Up More Pennsylvania Violations

6h rigzone
July 18 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania environmental regulators this week issued another notice of violation to Energy Transfer Partners LP's Sunoco Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline for spilling drilling fluid in a wetland.
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Disney adds some magic to David Jones stores

18h theage.com.au
Upmarket department store David Jones is taking the shopping ''experience'' to a new level with the arrival of Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Darth Vader and Winnie the Pooh at its revamped stores across the country. (16-0)
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Disney adds some magic to David Jones stores

18h smh.com.au
Upmarket department store David Jones is taking the shopping ''experience'' to a new level with the arrival of Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Darth Vader and Winnie the Pooh at its revamped stores across the country. (16-0)
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Innovation to feed the world

6h nzherald.co.nz
It is estimated that New Zealand's agricultural sector can feed 40 million people. At a time where we are seeing an ever-increasing number of alternative meat products — such as the plant-based Impossible Burger that claims to "bleed, sear, and taste like meat" (and recently landed Air New Zealand in controversy) — there is an opportunity for New Zealand to export high-quality, high-value food with a focus on provenance to the world.
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Sowing new seeds

6h nzherald.co.nz
Damien O'Connor is shaking up old thinking on agri-food with his ginger group, he tells Fran O'Sullivan.
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Ex-Trump Aide Gribbin Joins Infrastructure Investor Stonepeak - Bloomberg

7h bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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ETP Mariner liquids pipe racks up more Pennsylvania violations

8h reuters
(Reuters) - Pennsylvania environmental regulators this week issued another notice of violation to Energy Transfer Partners LP’s Sunoco Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline for spilling drilling fluid in a wetland.
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BHP Billiton (BHP) Reports 8% Rise in Annual Production

9h zacks
Our experts cut down 220 Zacks Rank #1 Strong Buys to the 7 most likely to jump in price immediately.
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Should John Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF (JHMM) Be on Your Investing Radar?

12h zacks
The John Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF (JHMM - Free Report) was launched on 09/28/2015, and is a passively managed exchange traded fund designed to offer broad exposure to the Mid Cap Blend segment of the US equity market. (2-0)
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Victorians could be paid to power down on hottest days this summer

10h smh.com.au
Victorian households and businesses could be given financial incentives to cut their electricity consumption during heatwaves next summer, as part of a strategy to avoid a repeat of this year's damaging Australia Day weekend blackouts.
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Tlou Energy says core drilling rig has arrived for Lesedi project

10h proactiveinvestors.com.au
Tlou Energy Ltd (LON:TLOU) told investors on Wednesday that its core drilling rig has arrived on site of the Lesedi coal bed methane (CBM) project in Botswana.
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TRAIN 2 and the features of a good tax system

10h bworldonline
ADEQUATE government revenues are critical for a country’s development, and the Philippines is no exception. Improving infrastructure, reducing poverty and inequality, and investing in health and education — all require strong public finances. The Asian Development Bank estimates that the Philippines will need to invest about 7% of GDP annually in infrastructure alone to support the country’s rapid growth.
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ScoZinc Completes $500,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement With MRI Trading AG

12h globenewswire
COOKS BROOK, Nova Scotia, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScoZinc Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:SZM) (“ScoZinc” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement financing for aggregate gross proceeds of C$500,000 (the "Offering") with MRI Trading AG (“MRI”). The Offering consisted of the sale of 500,000 units ( the “Units”) at a price of C$1.00 per Unit, with each Unit comprised of one common share (the “Common Shares”) and one common share purchase warrant exercisable for two years at a price of $1.
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Fed Powell Advances The Dollar

12h seekingalpha
US assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the US economic growth and stable inflation, telling Congress yesterday that domestic data should keep the central bank on track to raise "gradually" short-term interest rates. However, as per usual, there was a disclaimer - it was too soon to say if trade disputes might interfere with his plans.
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Starting his own business came naturally to Stevan Premutico

12h perthnow.com.au
AS the son of a postmaster father and hairdresser mother, starting his own business came naturally to Stevan Premutico.
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

13h reuters
July 18 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Wednesday:
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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 18

17h reuters
July 18 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 36 points higher at 7,662 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.37 percent ahead of the cash market open. (2-0)
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Westwater Resources Applauds U.S. Government’s Actions on Materials Imports from China

2018-07-17 globenewswire
CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westwater Resources, Inc. (“Westwater,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:WWR), an energy materials development company, released the following statement from Christopher M. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Westwater: (17-0)
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Wall Street gains on Powell comments, rosy earnings expectations

2018-07-17 malaymail
NEW YORK, July 18 — Wall Street pushed higher yesterday as investors looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s optimistic view of the US economy and as solid earnings supported expectations of a strong second-quarter reporting season. (10-0)
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Virgin Australia brings back direct flights from Newcastle to New Zealand

15h theage.com.au
Virgin Australia will start flying directly between Newcastle and Auckland from November, the first international route out of Williamtown airport in 16 years.
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Virgin Australia brings back direct flights from Newcastle to New Zealand

15h smh.com.au
Virgin Australia will start flying directly between Newcastle and Auckland from November, the first international route out of Williamtown airport in 16 years.
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Bega Cheese buys milk-drying plant in move set to boost competition

19h abc.net.au
Bega Cheese has won the race to acquire Saputo's Koroit processing facility in western Victoria for $250 million. (2-0)
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Wolf Minerals recovers operating strength following March freeze as it seeks new funds

16h proactiveinvestors.com.au
Wolf Minerals Limited (LON:WLFE ASX:WLF) has reported improvements in its operating strength at its Drakelands mine in Devon following the March cold snap as it sought new funds from investors.
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[Press] Empyrean Energy Commences Natural Gas Sales at Dempsey in the Sacramento Basin, California

16h oilvoice
Empyrean Energy (EME: AIM), the oil and gas development company with interests in China, Indonesia and the United States, is pleased to announce that it has been informed by Sacgasco Limited (ASX: SGC) (“Sacgasco”), the operator of the Dempsey 1-15 well in the Sacramento Basin, onshore California, that the Dempsey 1-15 well is flowing natural gas to sales pipelines at a combined rate of 1,300 mcf per day.
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Growthpoint puts $91m into Perth office market

16h businessnews.com.au
Listed investor Growthpoint Properties Australia has made a move on a Wellington Street office building, the latest deal off the back of a healthy sales pipeline for Perth’s commercial office market.
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NRW secures $176m South Flank contract

16h businessnews.com.au
NRW Holdings is the latest company to secure work at BHP Billiton’s $4.6 billion South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, after announcing a $176 million contract to complete earthworks at the site.
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Growthpoint puts $90m into Perth office market

16h businessnews.com.au
Listed investor Growthpoint Properties Australia has made a move on a Wellington Street office building, the latest deal off the back of a healthy sales pipeline for Perth’s commercial office market.
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Mod in $27m copper deal

16h businessnews.com.au
MOD Resources has moved to full ownership of its T3 copper project in Botswana, after acquiring LSX-listed Metal Tiger’s stake of the project in a scrip deal worth $26.6 million.
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Matsa Resources to begin short-term mining at Red Dog Gold Project

17h proactiveinvestors.com.au
Matsa Resources Ltd (ASX:MAT) will begin mining at its Red Dog Gold Project in Western Australia in early August with reserves of 13,400 ounces to be recovered.
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Farewell Coke Zero: drink canned amid battle for sugar-phobic drinkers

17h theage.com.au
Coke Zero will disappear from Australian shelves in September. Soft drink giant the Coca-Cola Co announced it will be dropped in favour of the newer Coca-Cola No Sugar, which it says is preferred by consumers turning away from the sweet stuff.
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Farewell Coke Zero: drink canned amid battle for sugar-phobic drinkers

17h smh.com.au
Coke Zero will disappear from Australian shelves in September. Soft drink giant the Coca-Cola Co announced it will be dropped in favour of the newer Coca-Cola No Sugar, which it says is preferred by consumers turning away from the sweet stuff.
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Wall Street gains on Powell comments, rosy earnings expectations

2018-07-17 channelnewsasia
NEW YORK: Wall Street pushed higher on Tuesday (Jul 17) as investors looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's optimistic view of the US economy and as solid earnings supported expectations of a strong second-quarter reporting season. (10-0)
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