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Gold Mining Journal July-September 2014  

Gold Mining Journal

This Months featured issue
July - September 2014

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Inside this Months issue


Australian Federal Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane launched the Government’s new Exploration Development Incentive scheme in July. Designed to make access to capital easier for junior explorers, we look at the details of the policy proposal... read more


Norton Gold Fields Ltd is poised to secure control of Bullabulling Gold Ltd after the target’s two largest shareholders accepted its 8c/share offer. Michael Washbourne spoke to Norton chief executive Dianmin Chen about the progress of the deal... read more


From Johannesburg, columnist Brendan Ryan examines DRDGold Ltd’s efforts to improve gold recoveries at its Ergo operations on the Witwatersrand and finds that the implementation of a grind circuit and CIP plant have not gone as well as expected... read more


The Great Dealmaker of Australian-African gold circles, Mark Connelly, is at it again after Papillon Resources Ltd, the company he is chief executive of, accepted a takeover offer from TSX-listed producer B2Gold Corp. Mark Andrews spoke to both Connelly and B2Gold president Clive Johnson about what the deal represents for both bidder and target... read more

Diggers preview

Gold’s central position at the annual Diggers & Dealers forum may have weakened in recent years but with Northern Star Resources Ltd leading an Eastern Goldfields renaissance, expect the precious metal to return to prominence this year. Dominic Piper spoke to Northern Star managing director Bill Beament ahead of the conference... read more


Once a hotbed of gold exploration activity, the Asia-Pacific region has fallen off the radar of Australian explorers in recent years. We ask why this is the case and also take a look at some of the companies who have retained their interest in a region which is host to some of the world’s largest gold and copper-gold deposits... read more



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