Newcrest Mining is assessing a major tenement position in the Tanami region of Western Australia acquired by project generation alliance partner Encounter Resources.
Australian gold miner Newcrest Mining is set to sell its majority stake in the Bonikro gold operation in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa to a consortium for $81 million.
Thor Mining, a lithium, copper and tungsten-focused operator, has agreed to an option for the 75 per cent purchase of the Western Shaw project from Redstone Metals for $250,000 in company shares.
Canadian miner Kirkland Lake Gold has agreed to sell the Stawell gold mine in Victoria to Melbourne-based equity fund, Arete Capital Partners.
Gold miner Northern Star Resources has invested $23.2 million in Echo Resources to take a 16.4 per cent stake in the exploration company.
Barrick Gold has chosen to continue funding exploration at Alicanto Minerals’ Arakaka gold project in Guyana, South America, moving the contract between the companies into its third year.
Joint venture partners Downer EDI and Ausenco have been awarded a $312 million contract at OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.
The Queensland Government has awarded $1.13 million of exploration grants, helping nine companies find new deposits of copper, gold and base metals in the state’s north west.
Gold developer Kin Mining has officially decided to mine its Leonora project in Western Australia.
Joint venture partners AngloGold Ashanti and Independence Group have unveiled a $46 million plan to lift production and extend the life of the Tropicana gold mine in Western Australia.
The Western Australian Government has announced that 44 projects will benefit from its Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) co-funded drilling program.
Gold aspirant Kin Mining has secured $35 million in financial backing from Canada’s Sprott Private Resources Lending to advance development of its Leonora gold project in Western Australia.
Clancy Exploration, a junior copper, gold and base metal explorer based in Western Australia, has agreed to the purchase of the Hong Kong project in the Pilbara for $1.35 million in shares.
Macmahon Holdings has received a letter of award for a mining contract worth at least $250 million at Dacian Gold’s Mt Morgans gold operation in Western Australia.
Great Western Exploration has discovered significant gold deposits from assay results at its Yandal West project in Western Australia.
Following positive cobalt returns from initial aircore drilling results, which are now being dispatched for assaying, Kairos is commencing gold drilling as its second phase of operation.
Aeris Resources’ exploration program for the Torrens project in South Australia has been approved by the state government.
BHP expects to deliver $US1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) in productivity gains from its Australian operations over the next two years through projects like the expansion of Olympic Dam.
Australian gold production has dipped slightly in the September 2017 quarter as several leading mines registered lower output.
Pilbara gold explorer Artemis Resources has secured a 20,000-tonne excess tonnage permit from the Western Australian Government for extraction of bulk samples from the Purdy’s Reward project.