Talbot named dealer of the year


QUEENSLAND coal mining magnate and former Macarthur Coal chief Ken Talbot has taken out the Dealer of the Year award at a packed gala dinner on the last night of Diggers & Dealers in Kalgoorlie.

Talbot was recognised for yielding a substantial premium for his shares in Macarthur Coal.

In mid-2008, Talbot received and accepted an offer for his shareholding in excess of $A21 per share.

Iron ore junior Atlas Iron won the Diggers of the Year award.

It has been a massive year for David Flanagan and his team, with mining at the flagship Pardoo operation kicking off in October last year and the maiden iron ore shipment leaving Port Hedland last December…read the rest of the article here.