Working alongside its local community is at the forefront for Newcrest Mining Limited, one of the world’s largest gold mining companies, with a recent economic baseline study undertaken with the Martu people providing direction for their Telfer community programs.
Gold Road Resources, a leading Western Australian gold developer and explorer, is a keen supporter of both the local indigenous communities in the Yamarna region of Western Australia, and the great game of AFL football.
What better way to combine the two than to participate in the Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round of AFL football?
Evolution Mining has partnered with North Queensland Dry Tropics (NQDT) to pilot an innovative Environmental Enhancement project, aimed at re-establishing an open body of water and restoring its fauna diversity.
Presenting to a crowd of 500 West Australian Mining Club members in May, Stuart Tonkin, Chief Executive Officer Northern Star Resources, began by ensuring their view of the gold industry’s future was seen through rose-coloured glasses.
Inspiring the next generation of skilled workers, Get Into Resources provided secondary school students with a unique opportunity to gain insight into the resources sector and its potential 150 career pathways.
Be treated to a one-of-a-kind experience, with unique footage at point 3 on the Kalgoorlie #heartofgold Discovery Trail. Here, the presiding Mayor of Kalgoorlie-Boulder for the last three years, John Bowler, takes viewers on an ‘behind the scenes’ tour of Kalgoorlie Town Hall. Visitors, students and even locals may have walked past the pink-hued building several times before, but many won’t know much of the Town Hall’s history or functions.
Earlier this month, mental health not-for-profit charity LIVIN delivered their LIVINWell program to employees and contractors at Gold Fields Granny Smith mine. Based in Laverton, the workers of this remote mine site would be forgiven for thinking that they’re located too far from mental health assistance – but nothing could be further from the truth.
We celebrated one of the nation’s biggest gold rushes at the official opening of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s #heartofgold Discovery Trail over the weekend, which saw scores of locals, tourists, students and families alike joining in the fun. Telling the stories of the Goldfields in a unique and interactive way and highlighting the importance of gold in shaping Western Australia and the rest of the nation, the new virtual journey educates and delights people of all ages.
More than 100 members and industry colleagues attended last month’s annual industry networking event at the historic Perth Mint, to discuss the future of gold mining in Australia with special guest the Hon. Bill Johnston MLA.
Saracen Mineral Holdings is funding the start-up of Netball WA's Shooting Stars program in Leonora, which uses netball to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls to engage in school.
Jonah Bennett has shown Newcrest colleagues he’s ready to accept his latest challenge, as Telfer’s first Martu apprentice. Jonah is from the Bidyadanga community, located on the Kimberley coast, and first began working for Newcrest at the Telfer site in late 2015.
Northern Star Resources and the Goldfields Education Mining Industry Alliance (GEMIA) partnered to bring the Goldfields Career Expo to Kalgoorlie-Boulder students and the wider community in May.
This WA Day long weekend will see Leonora’s historic streets come to life for the sixteenth annual Golden Gift celebrations.
The town will be transformed as elite athletes travel from around the country to chase their share of $50,000 down Leonora’s dusty bitumen main street.
Starting out as fresh-faced graduates, Holly Clark and David Perkin could not believe their luck when they started work at Sunrise Dam. Living proof that hard work pays off, both Holly and David are now in superintendent positions.
The Gold Industry Group will launch its second virtual Heart of Gold Discovery Trail in historic Kalgoorlie at a free community event on Saturday 9 June in conjunction with a local schools program.
Set to unlock the region’s golden past and the operations of today via the Heart of Gold Australia app, the trail will educate the next generation with a fun and interactive school program aligned to the Australian Curriculum.
Professional golfers Daniel Fox, Aaron Pike and Ryan Lynch have taken on their most daunting challenge yet, avoiding the world's biggest bunker at Evolution Mining's Mungari Gold Mine, in the lead up to the TX Civil and Logistics WA PGA Championship in Kalgoorlie.
Standing at the edge of the custom-made par-3 golf hole, the trio gazed out across the open cut gold mine to their target - a green positioned 294 meters away with a 46-metre elevation change.
After the gold rush at Fly Flat in 1892, Coolgardie in Western Australia, grew into a bush settlement of red earth, tents and humpies. The lure of striking it rich drove gold diggers and prospectors further afield to search for the next big discovery of gold.
Ninety miles north-east of Coolgardie, the country was marked by a chain of salt lakes. The Gimlet gum trees made a roaring sound when the south-westerly winds blew strong.
The Gold Industry Group will launch its second virtual Heart of Gold Discovery Trail in historic Kalgoorlie at a free community event on Saturday 9 June 2018.
The official ceremony will take place at the Town Hall from 9.30am (AWST), with the starting point of the trail marked by the unveiling of a Perth Mint sponsored replica gold bar outside Market Arcade at 10am.
In a landmark deal for Football West, Gold Fields Australia have signed a three-year corporate sponsorship deal. All 21 of the state's representative soccer teams will benefit from this new partnership, alongside various regional programs as funding is distributed.
St Barbara Limited Principal Business Development and resources education advocate, Meryl Jones, fell in love with geology on a two-week placement in the Flinders Ranges while studying maths, chemistry and geology. This led to a 30-year career spanning mining and exploration geology, land management and business evaluation.