Nicholas Frappell reviews the market performance of gold in May in the first part of ABC Bullion’s precious metals review for the month.
Emmerson Resources, with project partner Evolution Mining, has secured final approvals from the Northern Territory Government to launch production at the Edna Beryl gold operation in the Tennant Creek area.
Canada’s Superior Gold has received approval from Western Australian Government to develop and operate the Hermes project in the state’s northwest.
Evolution Mining has secured an earn-in joint venture agreement with Terramin subsidiary, Menninnie Metals, at the South Gawler gold-copper project in South Australia.
Infrastructure company APA Group will construct a new gas transmission pipeline and gas-fired station to supply power to the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia as part of a 15-year, $585 million contract signed with the joint venture developing the operation.
Explorer White Cliffs Minerals has finalised a drilling contract with Geostandarf for activities at its Aucu gold project in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Newcrest Mining has invested $US40 million in SolGold to help London-listed gold junior advance its flagship asset in Ecuador.
Gold company Avoca Mining has been fined $20,000 in Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to four charges related to the secure storage of explosives.
Gold Road Resources, with project partner Gold Fields, has signed a $298 million engineering, procurement and construction contract with the Amec Foster Wheeler Civmec Joint Venture (ACJV) for the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia.
Matsa Resources has awarded a mining services contract at the Fortitude gold project in Western Australia to Quadro Earthmoving.
Gold miner WPG Resources has raised $7.2 million for expansion of the mill at the Challenger operation in South Australia.
Red River Resources has secured an off-take agreement with Glencore for copper production from the Thalanga zinc project in Queensland.
June is a historic month for mining in the Goldfields region of Western Australia and locally operating gold joint venture, Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM).
Technological innovation has emerged as a necessity in the Australian mining industry. Most mining companies have committed to initiatives that add technological innovation to their operations, and the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) industry is helping them achieve this strategy.
This weekend will mark the fourth time Unearthed has hosted a resources technology hackathon in Perth since the inaugural event in 2014.
As the United States ponders the uncertain future of President Donald Trump commodities markets have benefitted, especially gold.
Explorer Variscan Mines says a suspect package was found on one of its drilling rigs at the St Pierre gold project in France.
Newcrest Mining expects to restart production at the earthquake-hit Cadia East mine in New South Wales by the end of September.
Carbine Resources is a step closer to development of the Mount Morgan gold-copper project in Queensland after starting key engineering and design work.
Blackham Resources has identified potential to more than double gold production at the Matilda/Wiluna gold operation in Western Australia.