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BHP Billiton hopes to step up trials of a hi-tech method of extracting minerals from ore at its Olympic Dam mine in the hope of reigniting an expansion plan.
Multi-commodity miner Independence Group has reported a net profit of $4.1 million for the June quarter after an "abnormal exploration asset" impairment of $17 million.
WA's fledgling uranium industry has been given a boost, with Canadian giant Cameco receiving conditional environmental approval for its Kintyre mine in the Little Sandy Desert.
Mining services company Boart Longyear says the fall in demand for its products may be over, but warns analysts are over-estimating what the company will earn in 2014.

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