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Village shares rise 15% following release of Q1 report

Village CEO Ferdi Dippenaar The share price of Village Main Reef jumped 15% by mid-afternoon on Wednesday after the embattled diversified miner released its first-quarter report. Village CEO Ferdi Dippenaar said the group’s gold output for the quarter ended September 30...
30th October 2013

Troubled Village posts lower FY earnings

After culling the unsustainable Blyvooruitzicht (Blyvoor) mine and idling its Buffelsfontein (Buffels) operation, embattled diversified miner Village Main Reef has reported that headline profit from continuing operations has slumped from 51.59c a...
30th September 2013

Village announces management restructure, to shut loss-making gold ops

JSE-listed Village Main has embarked on a restructure of its management, appointing MDs for its platinum, gold and antimony assets. Effective May 14, Marius Saaiman would relinquish his current role of joint CEO to lead the company’s platinum...
14th May 2013

Great Basin appoints new CEO, CFO

Beleaguered gold junior Great Basin Gold (GBG) said on Tuesday it had appointed Ray Dombrowski as CEO and Peter Gibson as CFO. Dombrowski and Gibson would replace former GBG president, CEO and director Ferdi Dippenaar, who resigned earlier this...
4th December 2012
Editorial Insight

Big gold CEO clear-out, Botswana ousts London, graphite deal in Malawi

Five of the top 20 Canadian gold producers by market value, including world leader Barrick Gold, Kinross Gold and Centerra Gold, have named new CEOs this year – and an exit closer to home is that of former Great Basin gold CEO Ferdi Dippenaar.
24th August 2012

Canadian gold CEO departures fastest in decade as stocks slide

Canada’s biggest gold miners are replacing their senior executives at the fastest rate in at least a decade as shareholders demand greater returns.
24th August 2012

Great Basin CEO resigns as strategic review gets under way

Ferdi Dippenaar Toronto-, New York- and Johannesburg-listed Great Basin Gold on Wednesday stated that revenue shortfalls for the second quarter ended June had left the company with near-term liquidity challenges, prompting a massive selloff of its Toronto-listed...
15th August 2012

Great Basin meets Burnstone production target, Nevada falls short

JSE- and TSX-listed Great Basin Gold’s Burnstone mine, in Balfour, South Africa, has exceeded its gold production forecast for the three months ended March, the company reported on Tuesday. Burnstone produced 6 671 oz of gold for the period,...
15th May 2012

Dippenaar out to win back confidence in Great Basin

For Great Basin Gold, which owns gold mines in Nevada and South Africa, the last year has been gruelling. So gruelling in fact, that CEO Ferdi Dippenaar summed it up on Tuesday when he bluntly said: “2012 can never be as bad as 2011”. The...
3rd April 2012

Great Basin Gold announces new deal to raise C$50m

Dual-listed Great Basin Gold has terminated its bought deal announced last week, and replaced it a new deal, sweetening the offer price to C$0.75 a share. The junior mining company was aiming to raise C$50-million to carry its Burnstone gold...
16th March 2012

Great Basin Gold’s share weakness puts BEE into default

The decline in the share price of junior gold miner Great Basin Gold has resulted in the bank loan to its black economic-empowerment (BEE) partner going into default. The share price of the JSE-listed gold miner fell a further 4.76% to R5.99 a...
15th March 2012

Great Basin needs another C$50m

Gold junior Great Basin on Thursday said it is raising C$50-million in a bought deal financing to carry its Burnstone mine in South Africa through to the third quarter, when it expects the operation to be cash-flow positive. The company has...
9th March 2012
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