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St Barbara cuts workforce at Gold Ridge

Gold miner St Barbara on Friday announced that it would reduce its workforce at the defunct Gold Ridge mine, on the Solomon Islands, as a return to full-scale production would not be possible for “some time”. Operations at Gold Ridge were...
18th July 2014
 
BOARD CHANGES

Lehany steps down as St Barbara boss

Gold miner St Barbara has announced the resignation of its CEO and MD Tim Lehany, effective from the end of June. The company said that a structure succession process to replace Lehany, who would assist St Barbara with an orderly transition until...
17th June 2014
 
GOLD

St Barbara redeploys workers as immigration ban is lifted

Gold miner St Barbara has redeployed personnel to its Gold Ridge mining operations, on the Solomon Islands, after reaching an agreement with the government. Operations at Gold Ridge were halted in April this year, and personnel were evacuated...
11th June 2014
 
GOLD

Solomon Islands ban St Barbara workers

Gold miner St Barbara continues to face a number of challenges as operations at its Gold Ridge operation, in the Solomon Islands, remained suspended. The ASX-listed St Barbara halted mining operations at Gold Ridge at the start of April, and...
28th April 2014
 
HEALTH & SAFETY

St Barbara evacuates mine

Gold miner St Barbara has evacuated some 200 personnel at its Gold Ridge operation, in the Solomon Islands, following torrential rains. The miner said this week that extreme rainfall, which had subsequently developed into Tropical Cyclone Ita,...
9th April 2014
 
GOLD

Heavy rains shut St Barbara’s Gold Ridge mine

Gold miner St Barbara has temporarily suspended operations at its Gold Ridge mine, in the Solomon Islands, following heavy rains brought on by a slow-moving tropical low pressure system. The company on Thursday closed the openpit mines to ensure...
4th April 2014
 
GOLD

St Barbara gold production falls

Gold miner St Barbara has reported a slight decline in production for the three months to December, as its Pacific operations delivered less-than-impressive results. For the quarter under review, the ASX-listed company produced 93 577 oz of gold,...
23rd January 2014
 
GOLD

No big investment for Pacific operations - St Barbara

Gold junior St Barbara has assured shareholders that it would not be investing heavily to bring its Pacific operations up to scratch. “There is no intent to go and spend 'squillions' of dollars. If we need to do something differently then we...
7th August 2013
 
GOLD

Pacific operations disappoint – St Barbara

Gold miner St Barbara said this week that it would continue to focus on resolving issues at its Pacific operations, after the mines failed to impress during the three months to June. Group gold production increased by 24% quarter-on-quarter to...
25th July 2013
 
GOLD

St Barbara Dec quarter output up 19%

Gold miner St Barbara has reported a 19% increase in attributable gold production for the three months to December, with the miner producing some 93 000 oz during the quarter, compared with the 78 000 oz of attributable production in the previous...
24th January 2013
 
GOLD

Gold Ridge performance not up to scratch – St Barbara

ASX-listed St Barbara said on Wednesday its newly acquired Gold Ridge operation, in the Solomon Islands, was not performing to expectations. In its September quarterly report, MD and CEO Tim Lehany stated that the Gold Ridge operation had...
24th October 2012
 
GOLD

Allied's costs soar as production declines

Takeover target Allied Gold has reported a slight decline in gold production for the three months to June, compared with the previous quarter, as a result of unscheduled maintenance at its Simberi and Gold Ridge operations. During the quarter...
19th July 2012
 
 
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