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Gold miner increases production, cuts costs

AngloGold Ashanti continues to invest in its US-based gold mine
Gold mining major AngloGold Ashanti increased production by 17% and decreased production costs by 22% in the first quarter of this year, according to a press statement that also revealed the company’s adjusted headline earnings to be...
1st August 2014
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Main Activity of the Company: Nordgold is a pure-play emerging-markets gold producer established in 2007. In 2013, Nordgold’s nine mines, located in the Commonwealth of Independent States and West Africa, produced 924 400 oz of gold Date and...
1st August 2014

Andy Well hits production targets in first year

Despite reporting a quarter-on-quarter decline in gold production during the three months to June, ASX-listed Doray Minerals' Andy Well mine, in Western Australia, has met its first year production and cost guidance. The Andy Well mine produced...
31st July 2014

Northern Star shifts focus to profitability, mine-life projects

Gold miner Northern Star Resources on Thursday said that the company’s focus would shift to extending the mine lives at each of its five operations, and to increase profitability, after it achieved its target of becoming the second largest...
31st July 2014

Ramelius sets 23 000 oz Sept quarter guidance for WA mines

Gold miner Ramelius Resources was hoping to produce up to 23 000 oz during the September quarter from its Western Australian operations. The miner said on Wednesday that it was hoping to source between 18 000 oz and 19 000 oz of gold from its Mt...
30th July 2014

Regis warns of up to A$280m asset impairment

Gold miner Regis Resources on Wednesday warned shareholders of a possible asset impairment of between A$230-million and A$280-million. A charge of between A$150-million and A$190-million was expected on the Garden Well and Rosemont projects, in...
30th July 2014

Northern Star increases Jundee resource estimate

Gold miner Northern Star Resources has increased the resource estimate at the Jundee gold mine, in Western Australia, by 68%. The project was now estimated to host some 851 000 oz of gold.
30th July 2014

Monadephous wins Sino contract

Project house Monadelphous has been awarded a A$160-million construction contract at the Sino iron-ore project, in Western Australia The contract included the structural, mechanical and piping installation and commissioning works within...
29th July 2014

Evolution FY output at record, in line with guidance

Gold miner Evolution Mining has exceeded its production expectations during the three months to June, with the miner delivering 111 899 oz of gold. This was compared with the 101 408 oz of gold produced during the previous quarter, and above the...
29th July 2014

Winmar has three viable transport options for Hamersley product

Iron-ore developer Winmar Resources has identified three economically viable transport options for its Hamersley project, in Western Australia. The purpose of the transport study, which was launched in April following a positive mine gate scoping...
29th July 2014

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,...
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...
28th July 2014
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