Mining companies big and small are joining forces and digging into the underexplored regions of northern Australia.
A team of German scientists has proven for the first time that the concentration of gold in the notorious ‘fool’s gold’ directly depends on the level of arsenic in the pyrite where the gold is encrusted.
Newcrest Mining’s exploration programs with Encounter Resources received a boost today as the company announced it will sole fund programs across the Tanami and West Arunta gold regions in Western Australia.
Greatland Gold plans to take advantage of weakness in the junior resources sector by identifying and acquiring projects with Tier 1 potential beyond the Paterson region in Western Australia.
Newcrest Mining and Greatland Gold have agreed to a $US65 million farm-in to advance the Havieron copper-gold project in Western Australia.
Newcrest Mining will acquire 70 per cent of the Red Chris copper-gold mine for $US806.5 million ($1.14 billion) in a deal with Canadian company Imperial Metals.
Australia’s gold producers have capitalised on a surging price for the precious metal by delivering an all-time production record last year.
Newcrest Mining more than doubled its half-yearly profit amid lower gold and copper prices, thanks to record high production at the Cadia operations in New South Wales.
Newcrest Mining is selling its Séguéla gold project in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa, to Canadian miner Roxgold for $US30 million ($42.5 million).
Newcrest Mining has increased production at each of its four gold mines in the December quarter.
Newcrest Mining has entered a farm-in agreement with Canadian company Mirasol Resources at the Altazor gold project in northern Chile.
Two joint partners Unearthed and Newcrest Mining as well as Core Resources and Mineral Technologies have won the METS Ignited Collaboration Award for 2018 because judges were blown away by the calibre of their entries.
METS Ignited has chosen the finalists for its annual Collaboration Award, which will take place at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) Gala Dinner on Wednesday October 31.
Gold miner Newcrest Mining has ramped up its focus on developing digital operations through a partnership in India.
Gold miner Newcrest Mining has recorded falls in production at three of its mines due to maintenance programs and unplanned outages.
A negative of any downturn is the reduction in development and exploration it brings. Australian Mining explains how industry has responded since market conditions have improved.
BHP is strengthening its exposure to South American copper by increasing a stake in Ecuador-focused SolGold.
Newcrest Mining has commenced Tier 1 drilling at a highly prospective IOCG (iron ore-copper-gold) target in Cloncurry, Queensland.
Encounter Resources has received seven new exploration licences in the Tanami gold province in Western Australia as part of its joint venture (JV) agreement with Newcrest Mining.
Newcrest Mining has entered into a formal partnership with the University of Queensland (UQ) to solidify the long-standing relationship between the two.