As the mining industry assembles in Kalgoorlie-Boulder for the Diggers & Dealers swim-through, it’s good to see green shoots for the junior explorers that are the lifeblood of the WA industry.
Panoramic Resources puts Gidgee project near Wiluna up for sale, adding to flurry in gold sector.
South Africa’s Gold Fields has quietly put its Darlot underground mine in the northern Goldfields up for sale to add to the flurry of corporate activity in the gold sector.
Diggers and Dealers hits Kalgoorlie-Boulder this week. Where the big boys and small fries of mining mix.
About 1100 diggers and dealers last night enjoyed a sumptuous three-course meal tucked inside the southern hemisphere’s biggest marquee, in the Goldfields Arts Centre carpark, to signal the end of the 23rd instalment of the mining talkfest.
Panoramic Resources boss Peter Harold says the Kambalda nickel district still has a strong future, despite BHP Billiton’s Nickel West joining other local miners in laying off workers this week.
Executive chairman says now is time for gold industry to change its employment culture.
Sandfire Resources could be looking to extend its access to ground around its DeGrussa mining operations, with the company understood to have approached Miles Kennedy’s RNI over a farm-in deal for its Doolgunna ground.
One of WA’s longest-running gold operations turned 30 yesterday as its Chinese owner expressed confidence in continued prosperity and an interest in more corporate deals.
Regis Resources is again in a position to look at its future growth projects, according to managing director Mark Clark, as the company calls time on a tough 18 months.
But gold miner also flags lower gold production as part of new mine plans.