PricewaterhouseCoopers to lead stellar lineup at IMARC event

Afren plc ("Afren" or the "Company") announces that the Board has temporarily suspended Iain Wright and Galib Virani, both Associate Directors of the Company. 

South Boulder Mines (“South Boulder” or “Company”) is pleased to advise that mine and infrastructure geotechnical drilling, hydrological testing and dewatering drilling has commenced at the Colluli site in Eritrea, East Africa.

Driverless trucks, automated trains and a suite of other electronic technologies are now commonplace on Australian mine sites and from September 22-26 the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) is gearing up to host the next generation of automation which promises to be even bigger and better.

The Directors of Pioneer Credit Limited are pleased to report that the Company has delivered an operating profit after tax of $4.6 million in its first year as a public company.

Diversified mining services company Ausdrill Limited has delivered an operating profit of $29.1 million on revenue of $826.3 million. The statutory loss after tax of $43.9 million is due to impairment charges totalling $77.9 million as previously announced to the market on 6 August 2014.

The National Minerals Agency (NMA) recently advised the Company that its application for a large scale mining licence has been under review and is expected to be granted at the next scheduled meeting of the NMA. Once the mining licence has been granted the Company will then negotiate the terms of Marampa’s mine lease agreement.

The Board of BC Iron Limited (“BC Iron” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has resolved to pay a final dividend on ordinary shares for the full-year ended 30 June 2014.

BC Iron Limited (“BC Iron” or “the Company”) is pleased to report its FY2014 full year net profit after tax of $73.6M, reflecting record financial results notwithstanding the macroeconomic and industry challenges experienced in the second half of the financial year.

Argex Titanium Inc. and Helm U.S. Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of German-based HELM AG, today jointlyannounced that they have entered into an exclusive long-term marketing and supply agreement for the distribution of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) in the US and Canada.

Blackham Resources Ltd ("Blackham” or “the Company") advises Mr Joseph Gutnick has resigned from the Board of the Company effectively immediately. The Company thanks Mr Gutnick for his contributions to the Company over the last 18 months and wish him all the best in his future business endeavours.

PwC, Australia's largest professional services firm, will be a major drawcard at the upcoming International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) on 22-26 September in Melbourne, when it shares with delegates valuable insights about how to boost mining productivity.

The Directors of Jacka Resources Limited (“Jacka” or “the Company”) are pleased to announce the initial booking of oil reserves attributable to its interests in the Aje field, OML113 Nigeria. Jacka’s interests are held by its wholly owned subsidiary PR Oil & Gas (Nigeria) Limited (PROG).