Dec 1 (Reuters) - Iluka Resources Ltd
* Iluka tapira evaluation terminated
* Tapira joint venture with vale has now been terminated following phase 1 investigations over last two years.
* both companies have decided not to proceed with joint development agreement.
* Iluka expenditure on tapira project has been approximately a$6 million and has been expensed as part of Iluka's resources development expenditure. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: