Gold miner St Barbara scooped the Digger of the Year award at the 26th Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie this week.
St Barbara is carrying out a US$57 million notes buyback to drive down its debt levels.
With gold mining in good financial shape, some historic mines in the Kalgoorlie-Laverton-Leonora region in Western Australia are being revived or expanded.
St Barbara has carried out a buyback of US$10 million worth of its senior secured notes.
The mining industry and local Kalgoorlie community have joined forces to hold the annual Saint Barbara’s Festival from 3rd to 5th December 2015.
The Solomon Islands government have declared the Gold Ridge mine a disaster area, with the tailings dam close to overflow and environmental catastrophe.
St Barbara’s Gold Ridge tailings dam is reportedly close to collapse as its water levels continue to rise.
St Barbara has called on the Solomon Islands Government aid to ensure its tailings dam does not burst in the upcoming wet season.
St Barbara is in talks to hand the embattled Gold Ridge mine back to the Solomon Islands Government.
Following heavy rainfall and production and security issues, St Barbara has cut its workforce at its Solomon Islands’ Gold Ridge mine.
Hard times continue for Gold Ridge Mining, which will reduce its workforce to cut costs at their non-operational mine in the Solomon Islands.
St Barbara has appointed Bob Vassie as its new CEO and managing director.
St Barbara CEO Tim Lehany has resigned suddenly, and will leave the company at the end of this month.
Employees of gold miner St Barbara have been banned from re-entering the country by the Solomon Islands government, three weeks after heavy rain and catastrophic flash flooding caused the evacuation of the mine.
Flooding has caused the St Barbara to suspend open pit mining and processing at the Gold Ridge Operations in the Solomon Islands.
Gold miner St Barbara is working to eliminate gender pay gaps within its ranks.
As part of our new Q&A series we interview you, and find out what your job is day to day. In this edition we speak to Ruth Jenkins, Integration Manager at St Barbara.
St Barbara has agreed to sell its Southern Cross operations to Chinese miner Hanking Gold Mining.
GR Engineering has finally reached an agreement with St Barbara subsidiary Gold Ridge mining over a long running legal battle.
A miner has died at St Barbara’s Simbero gold operations in Papua New Guinea.