St Barbara prepares Gwalia comeback Australian

2021-2-17  St Barbara is plotting a strategy to increase production at the Gwalia gold mine in Western Australia after output fell in 2020 due to a series of challenges. St Barbara declared an operational

The six biggest gold mines in Australia Mining

2019-1-30  The largest gold mine outside of Western Australia, Evolution’s Cowal mine is located 350km west of Sydney, in New South Wales. Production has fluctuated over the last decade, from a low of 191,000 ounces in 2008 to a high of 314,000 in 2013, and down again to the 2018 total of 258,000.

OZ Minerals hones in on 2021 copper growth

2021-2-18  OZ Minerals is expecting major growth from its Australian assets this year off the back of strong production at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia.

Boddington Gold Mine (BGM), Western Australia (WA)

2021-2-15  In 2009, approximately 103,300oz of gold and 9Mlb of copper were sold from the Boddington mine. The mine produced 709,000oz of gold and 77Mlb of copper in 2018. Processing at Western Australia’s copper and gold deposit. Ore containing copper and gold is crushed to a coarse size before the ore

Australia’s gold mines by production, grades and

The lowest grade mine was Evolution’s Ernest Henry processing an average head grade of 0.56 g/t. The high-grade operations that do not report an AISC were AuStar Gold's (ASX:AUL) Morning Star mine with 10.26 g/t and Mandalay Resources’ (TSE:MND) Costerfield mine

Big Bell operations suspended following accident

2021-2-27  Westgold Resources has been left devastated by an accident at the company’s Big Bell gold mine in Western Australia. The company’s emergency response team attended the scene after a worker was

Mining industry in Australia statistics & facts Statista

Today, Australia is estimated to have the largest gold mine reserves in the world. Australia is also a global leader in the mining of lithium, the demand for which is growing rapidly on a global

Super mines: Australia’s biggest mining projects

Fimiston gold mine. Officially known as the Fimiston open pit mine, the Super Pit gold mine in Western Australia is the country’s largest mine in terms of scale, covering 3.5km by 1.5km on the surface, and currently undergoing expansion work to extend to a depth of 700m. It was also Australia’s most productive gold mine

Gladiator Gold Mine (Gladiator South; Augusta;

Gladiator Gold Mine (Gladiator South; Augusta; Golden Range; Murray's), Laverton, Laverton Shire, Western Australia, Australia : The Gladiator Gold Mine is 5 kilometres west of Laverton. The name relates to two sites. One is south of the Old Laverton Road as a modern abandoned open pit, as part of five pits named as West

Restart on the horizon for Ridges iron ore mine, but

The Ridges iron ore mine has been in care and maintenance mode since March.(Supplied: Kimberley Metals Group)Early signs of trouble. The liquidators' preliminary investigations of Gold Valley's

Termite Resources faces liquidation as iron ore plunges

2014-9-26  The entity, a subsidiary of ASX-listed IMX Resources,operated the Cairn Hill iron ore mine in northern South Australia, about 55 kilometres from the opal mining centre of Coober Pedy.

Cons Murch antimony, gold mine placed in

2015-2-10  Antimony and gold mine Cons Murch has been placed into provisional liquidation, after it proved “impossible” to find a buyer or raise funds to continue its operations. South Africa-based Cons Murch, owned by Village Main Reed, was placed under business rescue proceedings after plans to sell the company to Stibium Mining in Australia

Sandstone Gold Project Middle Island

Sandstone Gold Project. Western Australia focus to Poly Metals’ NSW assets before Black Oak was placed into administration in September 2015 and subsequently liquidation in February 2016. Troy operated the plant from 1999 to 2010, processing a total of 4.4Mt of ore to produce ~508,000 ounces of gold at an average grade of 3.6g/t Au

Iron ore carnage: West Australian mines could close

The plunging iron ore price could force high-cost mines in Western Australia to shut by July, according to senior mining executives and analysts.

ABANDONED MINES IN QUEENSLAND

2018-3-7  The mine was once the largest gold mine in the world. From October 1886, the Mount Morgan Gold Mining Company operated using underground mining methods until 1927 when fire destroyed underground workings. The company deliberately flooded its underground workings in response to the fire and went into liquidation. By 1905, the gold ore was

Black Oak Minerals Limited Mining Business Media

Ramelius Resources has lifted after mining depletion gold ore reserves at its Western Australia operations 54% and mineral resources 36% for 4.17Moz. Total resources now stand at 70.5Mt at 1.5g/t Au for 3.47Moz and reserves of 13.3Mt at 1.6g/t for 698,000oz, largely due to exploration success at Eridanus, Hill 60 and Shannon at Mt Magnet, and

Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine gold and silver plant being

The gold and silver processing plant at a now-shuttered gold mine in Guatemala is seeking a buyer. The sale of the 6,500 tonnes per day plant at the Marlin Mine, owned by Goldcorp, is being handled by Canadian company Savona Equipment Ltd. Savona is a mining equipment supplier and a global leader in mine asset liquidation.

Mining Exploration Insights December S&P Global

The indexed price fell for five — gold, silver, nickel, zinc and molybdenum — of the eight constituents of the index and rose slightly for copper, cobalt and platinum. The following analysis is an extract of S&P Global Market Intelligence monthly Industry Monitor, which reviews exploration activity and development in the mining industry.

MRS Services moves into voluntary Australian

2021-2-25  Management Resource Solutions (MRS) Services Group, a mining services business with 400 workers across Newcastle, the Hunter Valley and

Cons Murch antimony, gold mine placed in

2015-2-10  Antimony and gold mine Cons Murch has been placed into provisional liquidation, after it proved “impossible” to find a buyer or raise funds to continue its operations. South Africa-based Cons Murch, owned by Village Main Reed, was placed under business rescue proceedings after plans to sell the company to Stibium Mining in Australia

Sandstone Gold Project Middle Island

Sandstone Gold Project. Western Australia focus to Poly Metals’ NSW assets before Black Oak was placed into administration in September 2015 and subsequently liquidation in February 2016. Troy operated the plant from 1999 to 2010, processing a total of 4.4Mt of ore to produce ~508,000 ounces of gold at an average grade of 3.6g/t Au

Gold price: The great year-end ETF liquidation sale

Gold was hovering near 11-month lows on Wednesday as ETF investors continued to dump the metal. Gold for delivery in February 2017 was exchanging hands for $1,132 an ounce, the lowest since the

Termite Resources faces liquidation as iron ore plunges

2014-9-26  The entity, a subsidiary of ASX-listed IMX Resources,operated the Cairn Hill iron ore mine in northern South Australia, about 55 kilometres from the opal mining centre of Coober Pedy.

Mine Details MiningLink.au

Perilya acquired the Broken Hill Mine in 2002, a mine regarded as being one of the largest silver, zinc and lead mines in the world that had already produced more than 200 million tonnes of ore over the last 127 years of its history, which began in 1885.

Gold Occurrences in Central Queensland

2016-3-22  The ore at the Dittmer Mine was unusually rich, and the total recorded production was about 55,000 oz of gold, 23,000 oz of silver, and 296 tons of copper from 17,000 tons of ore. The mine is situated at the head of Kelsey Creek,52km south-south-east of Bowen.

Nathan River Iron Ore Project, Northern Territory,

The Nathan River iron ore project is an open-pit iron ore mine being restarted in the Roper Gulf region of Northern Territory, Australia. Erstwhile known as the Roper Bar iron ore mine, the project was originally developed by Western Desert Resources.

Mining Exploration Insights December S&P Global

The indexed price fell for five — gold, silver, nickel, zinc and molybdenum — of the eight constituents of the index and rose slightly for copper, cobalt and platinum. The following analysis is an extract of S&P Global Market Intelligence monthly Industry Monitor, which reviews exploration activity and development in the mining industry.

Obuasi mine to shut down Graphic Online

AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi Mine is to be shut down for between 18 and 24 months for upgrading as a result of a number of operational challenges that have bedevilled the mine in recent times.

Glossary of Mining Terms SEC

2017-10-14  Dor bar The final saleable product of a gold mine. Usually consisting of gold and silver. Drag fold The result of the plastic deformation of a rock unit where it has been folded or bent back on itself. Drawpoint An underground opening at the bottom of a stope through which broken ore from the stope is extracted.