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Metro Mining Raises A$38 MM to Complete Bauxite Hills Mine Funding

Metro Mining Raises A$38 MM to Complete Bauxite Hills Mine Funding

Brisbane’s Metro Mining Ltd announced earlier today a successful bookbuild that raised the firm A$38 million (US$30 million) in capital. According to Metro, the institutional placement was quite popular, gaining support with both existing investors and new parties from both within Australia...

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Feasibility Study of Metro’s Bauxite Hills Anticipates Strong Financial Returns

Brisbane’s Metro Mining Limited released the results of the Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS) of its newly-expanded Bauxite Hills Mine project. According to the independent report, Metro can expect to generate an EBITDA of A$2.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) over the mine’s seventeen-year life. Among the takeaways from the BFS conducted by MEC Mining include the estimate […]

Metro Mining Lauches Drive to Raise A$52.4 MM for Bauxite Hills Mine

Australia’s Metro Mining Limited announced earlier today that it has initiated a drive to raise A$52.4 million (US$40.2 million) in equity to continue operations at the Bauxite Hills Mine project on the northern tip of the Cape York Peninsula. Metro says that the equity raising will consist of issuing about 419.4 million fully-paid ordinary shares, […]

Gulf Alumina’s Board Recommends Metro Mining’s Takeover Offer

Brisbane’s Metro Mining Limited is in line to become the new owners of Gulf Alumina after Gulf’s board unanimously recommended that its shareholders accept Metro’s offer. The approval of Metro’s offer by Gulf’s board is the penultimate step in Metro’s bid to acquire the firm. Metro began the process of acquiring Gulf in December and […]

Metro Mining Inks Bauxite Contract with Xinfa Group

Brisbane’s Metro Mining Ltd announced yesterday that it has papered an agreement with the People’s Republic of China’s Xinfa Group. According to Metro, the agreement is for four years and obliges the firm to provide one million metric tons in the contract’s first year, then two million metric tons per annum for the remaining three […]