Western Areas NL

Western Areas will mine underground at Spotted Quoll

After starting nickel production in April at the Tim King open-pit mine, part of Western Areas’ (WSA-T, WSA-A) Spotted Knoll deposit about 400 km east of Perth, the company  has decided to proceed with an underground mine too.

Drilling at Western Area's Spotted Quoll nickel project, 400 km east of Perth, in Western Australia.

Western Areas to fast-track Spotted Quoll

Seven months after discovering the shallow Spotted Quoll nickel deposit, Western Areas (WSA-T, WSA-A) has completed a scoping study and plans to fast-track the project into production next year.

Operations at Troy Resources' Lagoa Seca pit at its Andorinhas gold project in north-central Brazil.

Troy Resources posts $4.9M loss

Shutting down one Brazillian gold mine before starting up another left Troy Resources (TRY-T, TRY-A) with a net loss of A$5.4 million ($4.9 million) for the second half of 2007.

Western Areas’ great deal

Reading the daily newspaper can bring big rewards. Just ask Julian Hanna. The managing director and chief e…

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