What You Missed in the News This Week

St Barbara Minerals released their December quarterly report this week, with disappointing results. Consolidated gold production was down from 63,700oz in the September quarter to 60,976oz. The Leonora operations saw a reduction of gold production from 34,078oz last quarter to 32,175oz. The December quarter from the year before produced 16,462oz more gold than this quarter. …

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What you missed in the news this week

Hancock Energy has increased its offer to buy Warrego Energy from $0.28 cash per share to $0.36 cash per share, totalling $447m if the offer is approved. Three of the Four Warrego directors have recommended shareholders accept the deal over an offer made by Strike Energy, offering one Strike share for every Warrego share.   …

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12 Months of Mining Recap

A lot has happened in 2022 so we’ve compiled some of this year’s biggest mining news: January Rio Tinto expects the introduction of battery-electric powered trains in the Pilbara will help them halve their emissions by 2030. They hope the trial will pave the way for its entire fleet of 220 diesel locomotives to go …

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What you missed in the news this week

St Barbara and Genesis Minerals have announced their merger to create Hoover House, St Barbara will acquire 100% of the shares in Genesis. Genesis shareholders will own 41% of Hoover House, with St Barbara shareholders owning 38%. Hoover House will have a production target of over 300,000oz of gold per annum. St Barbara chair, Tim …

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What You Missed in the News This Week

IGO’s Nova Mine will cease operations for several weeks after a fire started in the diesel engine room. No one was injured in the fire, but the West Australian mine safety authorises have launched an investigation into the incident. The mine is located in the Fraser Range, 160km east of Norseman. IGO’s acting chief executive, …

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What You Missed in the New this Week

Surbiton Associates has announced Australian gold production for the September 22 quarter is down 9% from the June 22 quarter. The September quarter saw 76 tonnes compared to the 83 tonnes from the June quarter. Surbiton Associates director, Dr Sandra Close said gold production for the quarter is somewhat disappointing and stated “some wet weather …

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What You Missed This Week in the News

BHP has offered Oz Minerals a takeover offer of $28.25/share, including $9.6B, three months after their initial unsolicited offer. BHP offered a$25/share, $8.4m takeover offer in August, which Oz Minerals rejected, saying it failed to properly value the company’s portfolio. The offer comes after the two renewed talks on Thursday, and Oz Minerals board have …

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What You Missed This Week in the News

    Mining magnate Twiggy Forrest at the Egypt COP27 climate summit this week, is pushing to restrict seabed mining until it has the same protections as land mining. In sentiments echoed by conservationist groups, Forrest voiced concerns about the environmental impact of seabed mining – which could begin as early as mid 2023. “The …

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What you missed in the news this week 4 Nov 2022

Rox Resources announced a 110% increase of production to 187koz Au since 2018. The increase is at their Mt Fisher and Mt Eureka gold projects in the Eastern Goldfields.   Rio Tinto and BHP have joined forces to for research into technology to increase water recovery from mine tailings. They are currently trialling a large-volume …

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What You Missed In The News This Week

St Barbara’s share price plummeted to a 7 year low, dropping 35.18% after they released their quarterly report on Tuesday. The shares dropped from $0.68AUD to just $0.46AUD. Production was down almost 26% and costs up 34.8% from last quarter. Currently it costs St Barbara $4/oz more to produce gold than they receive from selling …

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