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Esmarie Swanepoel

 

Assistant Editor - Online for Mining Weekly

Received BTech degree in Journalism from the Tshwane University of Technology

 

Oz thermal coal exporters losing money despite cost-cutting efforts

Despite 18 months of aggressive cost cutting, nearly half of Australia’s thermal coal exports are loss making; but improved cost structures will stand miners in good stead when the price tide turns, advisory firm HDR Salva reported this week....
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Paladin warns of Sept quarter production shortfall

Dual-listed uranium miner Paladin Energy is expecting its September quarter production to be around 15% below expectations, owing plant works at its Langer Heinrich mine, in Namibia. During the three months to June, the Langer Heinrich mine...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Scoping study provides confidence in Mt Carrington – White Rock

A scoping study by ASX-listed White Rock Minerals has estimated that the Mt Carrington gold project, in New South Wales, could deliver about 30 000 oz/y of gold, over a three-year mine life. The company reported on Tuesday that the openpit...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Tawana adopts tight fiscal regime as iron-ore prices slump

Junior iron-ore developer Tawana Resources is instituting a number of cost-cutting measures in the development of its Mofe Creek project, in Liberia, as iron-ore prices tumbled to a five-year low. The ASX-listed company said on Tuesday that it...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Aguia's concept study in Brazil proves up

ASX-listed Aguia Resources on Tuesday reported that a concept study into its Tres Estradas phosphate project, in Brazil, had delivered positive results. The study estimated that Tres Estradas could produce about 350 000 t/y of single...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Rex takes up mining lease in S Australia

Minerals developer Rex Resources has accepted the offer for a mining lease over its Hillside copper-gold-iron-ore project in South Australia, securing the last of the state and Commonwealth approvals for the project’s development. The mining...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

AMMG launches alumina BFS

ASX-listed Australia Minerals and Mining Group (AMMG) has launched a bankable feasibility study into its South West high-purity alumina project, in Western Australia. The study would be based on the development of a 3 000 t/y high-purity alumina...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Maiden reserve at Bassari's Senegal project

Gold developer Bassari Resources has declared a maiden ore reserve of 860 000 t, grading 5.7 g/t gold for 158 000 oz at its Makabingui gold project, in Senegal. “The maiden openpit gold ore reserve for Makabingui is a significant milestone and...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Shareholders agree to B2Gold/Papillon merger

The shareholders of Canada’s B2Gold Corporation have agreed to a A$670-million merger agreement with ASX-listed Papillon Resources. Papillon’s own shareholders have also come out in favour of the merger, with 99.5% of the voting shareholders...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 15th September 2014
 

Cape Alumina backs MetroCoal offer

The directors of takeover target Cape Alumina have backed a takeover offer by fellow-listed MetroCoal, advising shareholders to accept the offer. In August this year, MetroCoal launched an off-market takeover offer for the remaining 43% in Cape...
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
Published on 15th September 2014
 

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