Oz Minerals formalises three Cloncurry JVs with Minotaur Exploration

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by Rachael Jones

Three joint venture agreements between Minotaur Exploration (ASX:MEP) and Oz Minerals (ASX:OZL) have been given the go-ahead.

A new Eloise JV replaces the 2016 JV agreement which provided for OZ Minerals to acquire 70 per cent interest in the Eloise JV tenements through expenditure of $10 million.

Alongside Minotaur’s contribution of additional tenure to the new JV, OZ Minerals agreed to devote another $3 million into JV activities over the forthcoming 24 months.

Minotaur continues to be the manager and operator of the JV.

Shares in OZ Minerals (ASX:OZL) closed 4.84 per cent higher at $9.10 yesterday.