The Gruyere joint venture between Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources in Western Australia is on target to pour first gold in the March 2019 quarter, with construction about one-third complete.
Saracen Minerals has posted strong fourth quarter results, with cash and equivalents of $82.9 million on December 31, 2017, up from $60.5 million on September 30, 2017.
Mount Gibson Iron’s Koolan Island restart project in Western Australia’s Kimberley region remains on track to achieve first sales in the March quarter of 2019.
Junior explorer Alt Resources has secured a deal to acquire the Mt Ida gold project in Western Australia’s Goldfields region from Latitude Consolidated for $2 million.
Mining major Newmont has announced it is not going ahead with Greatland Gold’s Ernest Giles project due to a focus on other districts.
Carnarvon Petroleum has released its latest quarterly report, detailing the developments within the company over the past three months.
Lucapa Diamond Company has made a diamond-bearing lamproite discovery at its 80 per cent owned Brooking diamond project in the West Kimberley of Western Australia.
Atlas Iron has made a lithium deal with Pilbara Minerals as part of the iron major’s diversification strategy.
Downer has been awarded a $400 million contract to provide mining services at the Gruyere gold joint venture between Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources in Western Australia.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals will spend an extra $50 million on the stage one development of its Pilgangoora project in Western Australia.
Online jobs portal SEEK has crowned mining, resources and energy as its fastest growing industry category for employment advertisements in 2017.
Gascoyne Resources has purchased a new tenement immediately north of its $86 million Dalgaranga gold project called the Greencock gold prospect.
Balla Balla Infrastructure Group (BBIG) has made significant progress with its Western Australia iron ore railway project, having received royal assent to become ratified as a WA act of parliament.
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.
A 2500-metre reverse circulation drilling program has commenced at the highly prospective Barimaia gold project in Western Australia.
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.
Junior explorer NTM Gold has announced that it has completed reverse circulation drilling at the Nambi gold deposit in Western Australia.
Prospects for gold explorers in Western Australia are stronger than they have been in a while. Exploration was the biggest casualty of the commodities downturn and the gold industry was not spared from the carnage that resulted.
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.