IGO has beaten its production target at the Nova nickel-copper-cobalt operation in Western Australia following higher feed grades and recoveries.
OZ Minerals has mined a record 1.14 million tonnes of ore at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia off the back of strong copper demand.
Northern Star Resources is seeing the early signs of cost savings and productivity gains from the merger with Saracen Mineral Holdings as it progresses towards producing 2 million ounces of a gold a year.
Evolution Mining has agreed to purchase Northern Star Resources’s Kundana gold assets in Western Australia for $400 million.
Aeris Resources has achieved its production target at Cracow gold operations in Queensland, after the first 12 months since its acquisition from Evolution Mining were a resounding success.
Sandfire Resources has surpassed its production guidance for the 2021 financial year thanks to strong demand for its copper from the DeGrussa operation in Western Australia.
Ramelius Resources has achieved record gold production for the 2021 financial year despite bearing the brunt of haulage impacts, worker shortages and COVID-19 travel bans in June.
Karora Resources has planned to increase production by by 1.2 million tonnes at the Beta Hunt gold mine in Western Australia to help double the company’s production guidance.
Red River Resources has an offtake agreement with Glencore for gold concentrate from the Hillgrove mine’s Bakers Creek stockpile in NSW.
Ramelius Resources has started ore mining at the Tampia gold mine in Western Australia for the first time since it first took over the project in 2019.
Galaxy Resources has continued its return to its full rate production rate at the Mt Cattlin spodumene operation in Western Australia, which has led to a production guidance boost.
Gold Road Resources expects gold production at the Gruyere mine in Western Australia to reach up to 300,000 ounces this year.
Galaxy Resources has delivered record shipments of lithium concentrate at the Mt Cattlin spodumene-tantalite mine in Western Australia off the back of increased lithium demand.
Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources have improved the production rates at the Gruyere joint venture (JV) in Western Australia, while flagging the potential for further increases in 2021.
Red River Resources is continuing to ramp up production at the Hillgrove gold operation in New South Wales after processing its first ore at the site.
Surbiton Associates director Sandra Close believes Australia’s gold production in 2020 may surpass last year’s record results despite output dropping in the September quarter.
South32 has delivered record production at the Australia Manganese operation in the 2020 financial year, pushing it to above average sales in the June quarter.
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Australia’s gold producers have capitalised on a surging price for the precious metal by delivering an all-time production record last year.
Evolution Mining has overcome a series of “unanticipated events” at its gold mines to keep production on track to reach guidance this financial year.