GOLD 1277.48 $/ozChange: -15.66
PLATINUM 1419.50 $/ozChange: -8.50
R/$ exchange 10.69Change: -0.05
R/€ exchange 14.20Change: -0.02
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search
Solomon Islands

Gold Ridge evacuated as miner fears for safety

Gold miner St Barbara has been forced to withdraw all personnel from its Gold Ridge operations, in the Solomon Islands, on safety fears. The miner said that there had been a ‘serious escalation’ in security concerns at the mine over the last...
14th August 2014

St Barbara warns of major impairments

Gold miner St Barbara has warned of impairment charges at its gold assets during the year ended June. The miner has warned shareholders that it was expecting a full asset write down of A$179-million at its Gold Ridge mine, on the Solomon Islands,...
1st August 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Topic Multimedia
View all
Transnet, Eskom coal boost for black-controlled... Video
Gold Fields piloting two new mining methods at... Video
Resources Watch Video
More than 90% of SA seismic events are mining... Video
SA still best mining address Video
AMCU knocking on door at Northam’s... Video
Northam Platinum’s earnings nosedive,... Video
Resources Watch Video
Sibanye negotiating new work shift arrangements... Video
View all
Underground coal gasification has key... Audio
WDC hopes to resolve Zim diamonds... Audio
Anooraq focusing on doubling output... Audio
Tanzania's Jengo wants mine listings... Audio
Wits Gold plans to move De Bron into... Audio
London Mining expects iron-ore prices... Audio
Tungsten-miner Malaga mulls 2nd mill,... Audio
Kebble R1bn unlocked as... Audio
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio