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Gold Mining Journal Jan-March 2016  

Gold Mining Journal

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January - March 2016

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Inside this Months issue


The stellar years enjoyed by St Barbara Ltd and Gold Road Resources Ltd have officially been recognised, with the companies emerging as Gold Mining Journal’s Miner and Explorer of the Year respectively... read more

Miner of the Year

It was St Barbara Ltd’s remarkable turnaround in 2015 which earned the company Gold Mining Journal’s Miner of the Year award. Mark Andrews spoke to St Barbara managing director Bob Vassie about the company’s journey back from the edge of extinction. Among the other finalists, we speak with Evolution Mining Ltd, Doray Minerals Ltd and Gold Fields Ltd... read more

Explorer of the Year

In a repeat of the 2014 poll, our expert voters narrowly chose Gold Road Resources Ltd ahead of Dacian Gold Ltd as their Explorer of the Year for 2015. While much market attention has been focused on development of the Gruyere project, Gold Road’s massive regional exploration campaign continues to impress. Dominic Piper spoke to executive chairman Ian Murray... read more


An emblem of what can still be found in Western Australia, the Tropicana mine hit the 1 moz production milestone in November. Rhys Dickinson was on hand to join in the celebrations and found an operation which continues to pursue innovation and improvement... read more


Emmerson Resources Ltd has had a plethora of technical successes since entering the Tennant Creek mineral field in 2007 but the major discovery continues to elude it. However, with Evolution Mining Ltd now on-board as JV partner, Emmerson managing director Rob Bills is convinced a discovery is coming. Michael Washbourne travelled to the Northern Territory to find... read more

NewGenGold review

The future of gold exploration was on the agenda as geologists from around the world visited Perth for the 11th NewGenGold conference in November. Fourteen discoveries were showcased over two days and the conference’s traditional closing forum brought together some of the industry’s leading players to discuss the future of exploration in Australia. Mark Andrews reports... read more


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