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Cyanide-free gold goes into production

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Cyanide-free gold goes into production

Australia is leading the charge towards greener and safer gold production, with new technology for an environmentally superior gold recovery process.

Following successful industry trials, Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, will transfer its cost-effective and cyanide-free gold recovery ‘Going for Gold’ process technology to Australian company, Clean Mining Limited.

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Responsible gold jewellery

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Responsible gold jewellery

ABC Refinery and Pallion provide assurance for consumers by using responsible sourcing and sustainability practices.

Palloys, the jewellery manufacturing and supply division of Pallion, recently attained certification from the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), the foremost standard setting and certification organisation in the world for the international jewellery industry.

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Geology in gold: Q & A with Sarah Arnoldi

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Geology in gold: Q & A with Sarah Arnoldi

The Gold Industry Group recently spoke with diversity scholarship recipient and geologist, Sarah Arnoldi, one year on since discussing her honours thesis, following her journey into her first role as a geologist at Newmont’s Tanami gold mine in the Northern Territory.

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An industry first for mental health

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An industry first for mental health

Gold Road Resources have had a long-term focus on ensuring their workforce has the skills and confidence to recognise and assist those experiencing mental illness.

Today, almost all employees are now trained in Mental Health First Aid, marking them as the first organisation in the mining industry to be gold accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia.

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City shines for St Barbara's Day

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City shines for St Barbara's Day

Thousands flocked to the centre of Kalgoorlie-Boulder on Sunday for the annual St Barbara’s Day Parade, where colossal mining vehicles rumbled down Hannan Street festooned with mascots, Christmas angels and a couple of famous footy sons.

Now in its 19th year, the festival drew around 15,000 people to celebrate the patron saint of miners and the industry’s contribution to the state’s heritage, economy and community.

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GIG Board grows for golden future

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GIG Board grows for golden future

The Gold Industry Group closed the year with the announcement of three additional new Directors at yesterday’s Annual General Meeting.

Evolution Mining Group Manager External and Indigenous Relations Anika McManus, Newmont Australia Group Executive Sustainability and External Relations Kenneth Ramsey, and Newcrest Mining Manager External Affairs and Social Performance Ben Bryant were welcomed to the diverse leadership team.

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A smart partnership for a joint future

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A smart partnership for a joint future

At last month's luncheon, WA Mining Club attendees were treated to an update on the Gruyere Gold Project with Gold Fields Australia and Gold Road Resources.

First discovered in 2013, the Gruyere Gold Project site lies 25 kilometres north-east of Gold Road Resources’ original Yamarna belt discovery, and is predicted to be a low-cost, long-life project over the next 13 years – far exceeding the shelf life of most existing Australian mine sites.

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Inside Mt Magnet Gold: After dark with photographer Ian Beattie

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Inside Mt Magnet Gold: After dark with photographer Ian Beattie

Medic by day, photographer by night. Not only does Ian Beattie look after the well-being of fellow employees at Ramelius Resources' Mt Magnet Gold Mine and the local community, he captures the history of Mount Magnet after dark. 

We spoke to Ian about some of our favourite photographs that will take you back in time to Mount Magnet's golden past. 

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Women to shine in night for gold

Women to shine in night for gold

The Gold Industry Group will be hosting its inaugural event to recognise and promote women in gold this Friday night at The Perth Mint. The Women in Gold Sundowner has generated significant interest attracting more than 300 members and industry colleagues..

Gold Industry Group Chairman to headline Precious Metals Investment Symposium

Gold Industry Group Chairman to headline Precious Metals Investment Symposium

Gold Industry Group Chairman and Perth Mint Chief Executive Officer Richard Hayes, a precious metals industry expert, will headline a key group of speakers at the 7th Annual Precious Metals Investment Symposium, being held in Sydney in October.

A thought leader on the global precious metals market, Mr Hayes will share his knowledge and unique insights into the industry at the two-day event. He will also discuss the ‘case for gold’ and investing long-term in precious metals to build wealth and reduce risk.

BGC Contracting joins Gold Industry Group

BGC Contracting joins Gold Industry Group

Australian mining and civil construction contractor BGC Contracting has joined the Gold Industry Group.

BGC Contracting CEO Greg Heylen said the company was pleased to join the group which was making such an important contribution to the long-term future of the gold industry.

Gold Industry Group celebrates Australia's gold industry at inaugural event

Gold Industry Group celebrates Australia's gold industry at inaugural event

Last week the Gold Industry Group held its inaugural industry networking event at the historic Perth Mint. The event was attended by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Honourable Sean L’Estrange MLA, and 90 members and industry colleagues to discuss the future of Australia’s gold industry and the vision of the Group.
 
Perth Mint Chief Executive Officer and Gold Industry Group Chairman Richard Hayes spoke about the importance of the Group and what it can achieve collectively.

Macmahon throws support behind the Gold Industry Group

Macmahon throws support behind the Gold Industry Group

Perth based Macmahon Holdings is the latest mining contractor to join the Gold Industry Group.

With an extensive and successful track record operating at some of the world’s largest gold mines, Macmahon is well versed on the importance of the gold sector in Australia and the impact that the industry has on the global economy. 

Member Blog: The quest for conflict-free metals continues

Member Blog: The quest for conflict-free metals continues

Concerned consumers, organisations, and governments around the world continue to shine a light on conflict minerals. These tainted commodities are traded by private armed groups for monetary gain to finance civil conflicts and violence which contribute to the violation of human rights. Thus, the quest for ‘responsible’ and ethically sourced minerals is becoming more and more prevalent.

Conflict minerals, which can include gold ore, are smuggled out of countries such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and parts of Afghanistan, Columbia, and Zimbabwe, and shipped to smelters around the world for refinement. 

Ausdrill joins the Gold Industry Group

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Ausdrill joins the Gold Industry Group

Ausdrill has joined the Gold Industry Group as a strong advocate and service provider to the gold sector.

Ausdrill Managing Director Ron Sayers started the company in 1987 with a single drill rig operating from Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Today the Ausdrill Group employs over 4,000 staff worldwide.

“Gold is our core business, and over the past 30 years we have provided services to many of the world’s leading gold mining companies, both in Australia and Africa. 

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Gold Fields provides $50k to launch regional Indigenous health program

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Gold Fields provides $50k to launch regional Indigenous health program

Gold Fields Australia’s dedicated Foundation has today provided $50,000 to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation to fund the first stage of building a facial analysis database of Indigenous children’s faces from the Goldfields region.

Chairman of the Gold Fields Australia Foundation Alex Munt explained the importance of this program which will enable a significant number of medical conditions and diseases to be diagnosed through facial analysis.

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Visit us at Explore the Goldfields Community Expo

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Visit us at Explore the Goldfields Community Expo

This Saturday the Gold Industry Group will be joining members Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of CommerceGold Fields Australia and 80 other community organisations at the Explore the Goldfields Community Expo in Saint Barbaras Square, Kalgoorlie.

Visit us at the Expo to find out more about the Gold Industry Group, our members and enter our competition to WIN a Kangaroo Minted Gold Bar thanks to our partner The Perth Mint!

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