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Esmarie Swanepoel

 

Assistant Editor - Online for Mining Weekly

Received BTech degree in Journalism from the Tshwane University of Technology

 

Silver Lake to take full ownership of Mt Monger

Gold miner Silver Lake Resources would acquire the outstanding 15% in the Mount Monger joint venture (JV) from partner Newcrest Operations for A$1.57-million. The Mount Monger JV, in Western Australia, included the Majestic and Imperial projects,...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Avanco inks royalty agreement at Antas, Brazil

Copper developer Avanco Resources has executed a $12-million non-dilutive production royalty investment with BlackRock World Mining Trust, over the Antas mine in Brazil. Avanco told shareholders on Monday that a due diligence had been completed,...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

LNG buys Canada project from Anadarko subsidiary

ASX-listed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) would spend $11-million to acquire the Bear Head LNG project, in Canada, from a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. The Bear Head project includes 225 acres comprising industrial-zoned land and...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Azumah awarded mining leases in Ghana

Junior gold developer Azumah Resources has been granted two mining leases for its Wa project by the Ghanaian Minister of Lands and Natural Resources. The mining leases were for a term of 15 years and included the Kunche and Bepkong deposits,...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Strong production quarter for Independence

ASX-listed Independence Group has reported an increase in gold, zinc and copper production during the three months to June, as the Tropicana gold project continued to ramp up and its Jaguar operation increased grades. Independence on Monday...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

BC reports strong production quarter

Iron-ore miner BC Iron has reported record full-year production at its Nullagine joint venture (JV) operation, in Western Australia, during the year ended June. The miner said on Monday that a 10% increase in ore mined during the three months to...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

MacPhersons raises cash for Nimbus BFS

Metals miner MacPhersons Resources on Monday announced that it would raise up to A$10.4-million in a share placement to fund the bankable feasibility study (BFS) of its Nimbus silver-gold-zinc project, in Western Australia. The ASX-listed miner...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Productivity now top business risk for mining

The mining and metals industry has identified productivity as the top business risk facing the industry globally, advisory firm EY has found in its latest business risks report. EY global mining and metals leader Mike Elliott said on Monday that...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Environment Minister approves A$16.5bn Carmichael coal project

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has approved the A$16.5-billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project, in Queensland. India’s Adani Mining would develop an opencut and underground mine, which is expected to produce about 60-million...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Orinoco teams up with Cleveland to speed up Brazil gold project

ASX-listed miner Orinoco Gold and Cleveland Mining have teamed up to fast-track the development of Orinoco’s Cascavel gold project, in Brazil. Under the terms of the agreement, Cleveland would assist Orinoco in mining, extracting, processing...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 28th July 2014
 

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