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Nevada Gold Mine exceeds expectations in first year

Nevada Gold Mines has delivered real value to all its stakeholders, says Mark Bristow, president and chief executive of Barrick Gold Corporation.
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Hope springs from sacrifice in West Africa’s gold mines

Several artisanal miners have lost their lives in the small gold-mining site of Tiemba, southern Mali, where several women and men alike mine gold in the hope that one day, the sacrifices they have made will result in striking gold and making a few hundred euros to turn their lives around.

Aldango Gold Refinery partners with East & Central Africa Mining Forum

Aldango is supporting the government to transform Rwanda into a precious metal manufacturing and trading hub across Africa.

White paper: Time dependent failure of open stopes at Target mine

There are numerous factors which affect open stope stability and often result in falls of ground. These falls of ground can be attributed to a number of factors such as beam failure due to...

Aureus Mining improves gold recoveries at New Liberty

As a result of the on-going process plant optimisation activities at New Liberty, which were started by the company in mid-January 2016, overall plant recovery levels have increased towards design specifications. Continued optimisation of the...

AngloGold Ashanti’s idled Obuasi gold mine threatened by illegal mining

AngloGold Ashanti, the dual listed gold mining company, believes that illegal mining activity could threaten the long-term viability of its idled Obuasi gold mine in Ghana, West Africa. It also affects AngloGold Ashanti Ghana’s ability...

Harmony Gold sees bright future for $2.6Bn Golpu project

JSE-listed Harmony Gold said on Monday that the results of the Stage 1 feasibility 1 and Stage 2 prefeasibility studies for the Golpu gold project in Papua New Guinea (PNG) supports proceeding with the project...

Caledonia enters into six-month gold price hedge

Canadian gold producer Caledonia Mining Corporation has entered into six month cap and collar hedge with a financial counterparty over 15 000 oz of production, using a collar value of US$1 050/oz and a cap...

Mining minister issues Section 52 at Lily gold mine

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said that after visiting the Lily gold mine, near Barberon last week Friday, the Department of Minerals (DMR) and Vantage Goldfields’ management agreed to suspend the mine with immediate...

AMCU condemns Barberton mine collapse, three workers remain unaccounted for

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has condemned the accident that took place early Friday morning at the Vantage Goldfields’ Lily mine, in Barberton, Mpumalanga and called for criminal charges to be laid against the...