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Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including the expected surge in demand for mining jobs to support new projects during the next five years.
Barrick Gold has flagged a significant gold discovery that could deliver at least one more Tier 1 gold mine at its Goldrush-Fourmile project in Nevada.
Acquisition is the way to survival as major new greenfields discoveries appear to have dried up, according to PCF Capital principal Liam Twigger.
Northern Star Resources is set to acquire the stake it does not already own in Echo Resources for up to $193 million.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including an update on Barrick Gold’s plans to sell its share in the Super Pit gold mine in Western Australia.
Barrick Gold has come clean about bidding for its stake in the Super Pit gold mine in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, revealing that Northern Star Resources is amongst the frontrunners.
Swick Mining Services has been awarded a three-year contract extension at the Nevada Gold Mines Joint Venture (JV) in the United States, expanding the contractor’s work in hand to $353 million over three continents.
Rapidly growing Australian business Components Only is establishing offices in the high-profile mining regions of Chile and Mongolia.
Acacia Mining has offered a barbed response regarding Barrick Gold’s intention to purchase the remaining shares that it does not already own of the company.
Barrick Gold and Newmont have agreed to form a joint venture (JV) at their Nevada, United States-based operations for a combined $5 billion in value over a 20-year period.
Barrick Gold’s hostile $US18 billion ($24.8 billion) takeover offer for Newmont Mining has hit its first hurdle after being unanimously rejected by the target.
Australia’s gold producers have capitalised on a surging price for the precious metal by delivering an all-time production record last year.
Barrick Gold has officially unveiled an offer to merge with Newmont Mining after several days of anticipation it would make a tilt for the gold rival.
The Canadian company has reviewed the opportunity to merge with the United States-based Newmont in an all-share, nil premium transaction.
Newmont Mining expects to produce 1.5 million ounces of gold in Australia in 2019 due to lower mining rates at the Super Pit and continued stripping at Boddington in Western Australia.
KCGM has slashed 140 positions from its workforce at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit gold mine in Western Australia after restructuring operations to reflect the impact of May’s rock falls.
Evolution Mining has received approval from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DP&E) to increase the Cowal operation’s processing rate up to 31 per cent.
Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources are set to deliver a shake-up to the gold mining industry by merging to create the world’s largest miner of the precious metal.
Australian gold output neared record highs during the 2017–2018 financial year, totalling 310 tonnes, or just under 10 million ounces (Moz). It is the highest output since the 1997–1998 financial year.