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Alkane Resources celebrates 50 years

Alkane Resources celebrates 50 years on the ASX

This month, multi-commodity mining and exploration company Alkane Resources (ASX: ALK), is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a listed company. Alkane initially listed on the Australian Stock...

GLOBAL MINING PROJECTS

100 GLOBAL MINING PROJECTS

In a remote desert location in Sudan, the Canadian company, Orca Gold, is planning a major gold mine. With annual production of at least 200,000 ounces, the project has an estimated capital cost of...

Company fined $95,000 after Goldfield mine injury

Evolution Mining, formerly La Mancha Resources, has been fined $95,000 following an incident that seriously injured a worker in 2013. Benedict Wydra was working at the company’s Frog’s...

Fifty redundancies as gold mine closes

About 50 underground gold miners are to be made redundant as Norton Gold Fields’ Homestead mine prepares to close by the end of the year. The company was seeking voluntary redundancies from its...

Kalgoorlie Super Pit on the market

Barrick Gold has confirmed it will begin the sale process of the famous Kalgoorlie Super Pit gold mine in Western Australia. In it’s June quarter production results, the company said they...

DMP releases report after fatal gantry collapse

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have released a report into the death of a boilermaker at a Western Australian gold mine. The worker, in his 60s, was killed on July 26 at the Central Norseman...

Thailand to shut last gold mine

Thailand officials have announced they will close the country’s only active gold mine by the end of the month. A senior industry ministry official had ordered the closure of the Australian...

Ten years since Beaconsfield miners rescued

Ten years ago today, Brant Webb and Todd Russell stepped outside of the Beaconsfield mine and clocked off after two weeks trapped underground. At 9.26pm on April 25, 2006, the miners became entombed...

Worker trapped at Newcrest’s Gosowong mine

A geotechnical event at an Indonesian mine has left a worker trapped 300 metres underground. About 8.30pm on Monday night, the Kencana underground mine at the Gosowong Gold mine on Halmahera Island...