Sponsored by Ramelius Resources, Kellerberrin’s Black Ant Art Gallery was overflowing for the official opening of the 2019 Wheatbelt Art Prize, with artists, residents and sponsors enjoying over 150 pieces of local art on display.
The exhibition will remain open for two weeks and the artworks are for sale.
For the fourth consecutive year, Evolution Mining and ABC Bullion have partnered to craft one of the world’s most iconic gold horse racing trophies, right here in Australia.
This year’s trophy is especially significant as it symbolises the 100-year anniversary of the ‘Loving Cup’ design, with each of the Cup’s three handles representing the owner, trainer, and jockey respectively.
The inaugural Gold Industry Group Leadership Camps saw Netball WA’s Aboriginal All Stars and Tier 1 Associations immersed into an elite sporting environment, with a focus on developing leadership qualities, promoting health and well being, and building netball skills.
Held over the same weekend as the Constellation Cup, the camps provided an optimal opportunity for the next generation of Western Australia’s netball leaders to learn from the best.
The Gold Industry Group (GIG) is proud to be the Industry Partner of the ninth annual Mining and Emergency Response Competition, held in Perth from 22 to 24 November 2019.
The GIG will provide two free mental health workshops, courtesy of community partner LIVIN, to almost 200 emergency response personnel, event marshals and volunteers.
Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources, the owners of Australia’s newest gold mine, Gruyere, have donated a one kilogram gold bar worth approximately A$72,000 to Telethon this year, supporting a better life for children across Western Australia.
Ausdrill have strengthened their partnership with world number two ranked Hockeyroos, in a new two-year contract renewal that will see them remain the Official Naming Rights Partner to 2021.
Both parties will develop a joint plan focused on promoting hockey through indigenous engagement and other community development initiatives, while also looking to promote gender diversity in mining.
A significant new symbol of the ever-growing and closer relationships between Newcrest Mining and the Martu people was celebrated at the company’s Telfer gold mine, with the official opening of the Kevin Fred Room.
Named after Martu elder Kevin Fred, it is the first of any building at Telfer named to honour an individual, and recognises the 16-year period in which Kevin worked tirelessly to strengthen relationships and trust between Newcrest and the Martu people.
The Gold Industry Group West Australian Netball League (GIG WANL) celebrated the best performers for the season on Saturday night, with the presentation of the prestigious 2019 Jill McIntosh Medal.
The Gold Industry Group joined coaches, players, administrators, umpires, officials and volunteers from across the State on Saturday evening, as the votes were counted from every 2019 GIG WANL game to crown Donnell Wallam as this year’s medallist.
KCGM’s latest Safety Innovation Award recipients have chosen to donate their wins to three local organisations: Full Circle, Goldfields Women’s Refuge and the Headspace Kalgoorlie branch.
The three award winners for this quarter were Matthew Adams from Open Pit Mining, Kate Scolyer and Kevin Barry from Processing and the Mount Charlotte Underground Operational Supervisors.
As Gold Partner, Independence Group will join other businesses and individuals across Perth for the Up All Night marathon next month, raising funds and awareness for Ronald McDonald House Charities Western Australia.
The 42 km walk will commence at 9pm on Saturday 30 November and end at 8am on Sunday 1 December, in solidarity of those families with sick children who experience similar hardship.
Western Australia’s netball superstars unearthed the State’s golden secrets on an interactive virtual adventure through Perth’s CBD, as they walked the Heart of Gold Discovery Trail.
Armed with the free Heart of Gold Australia app, West Coast Fever players Stacey Francis, Jhaniele Fowler, Verity Charles and Shannon Eagland learnt the rich history and importance of gold to Australia’s future.
To mark the 2019 NAIDOC celebrations, KCGM unveiled a haul truck tray designed and painted by local Aboriginal artist Jason Dimer.
The design reflects the connection between mining, people and the environment, and serves as a visual reminder of the importance of reconciliation in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
The Gold Industry Group Western Australian Netball League (GIG WANL) 2019 season came to a close on Friday 20 September at the Gold Netball Centre, where the crowd enjoyed three fantastic games in a thrilling premiership conclusion.
It was a big night as the three division deciders, 20U, Open and Men, were played out in an intense rivalry between the West Coast Warriors and the Western Roar.
Supported by KCGM, Saracen Mineral Holdings and Ausdrill, their Black Dog Blue Dog Walk saw Todd Belcher, his partner Charlotte McCully and their two canine companions cross the finish line of an epic 630 km journey from Kalgoorlie to Perth, to raise awareness of mental health in the mining industry.
The two-week trip and six-month campaign aimed to raise $100,000 for the Black Dog Institute.
As Shooting Stars’ Premier Partner, the Gold Industry Group (GIG) is excited to announce the program’s expansion into Laverton, thanks to the combined support of the GIG and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
The program’s new trial site will be based at Laverton School and begin in Term 4 this year, making it the second site based in the Goldfields region and the eighth site in Western Australia overall.
The fifth annual Netball WA Multicultural Carnival saw a record 112 teams from across the State come together at the Gold Netball Centre on Friday 30 August.
Proudly supported by the Gold Industry Group, the event catered for those of all skill level and experience, with the carnival boasting 19 divisions.
Evolution Mining have signed a two-year partnership with the Johnathan Thurston Academy to improve employment and training opportunities for Indigenous job seekers.
The partnership will also assist local and Indigenous participants by preparing them to be job ready, building self-confidence and developing skills in resume writing, job interviewing skills and submitting job applications.
As proud Platinum Sponsor of LIVIN WA’s annual charity ball, the Gold Industry Group joined representatives from Newmont Goldcorp Australia, Gold Fields, Newcrest Mining and Gold Road Resources to raise awareness and funds for mental health.
The ‘unmasked’ theme encouraged the hundreds of attendees to break the stigma around mental illness.
Saracen Mineral Holdings, Macmahon Holdings and Regis Resources will join other mining companies around Perth in October to support the MACA Cancer 200 Ride for Research, raising awareness of and funds for medical research in the fight to conquer cancer.
Now in it’s 8th year, the MACA Cancer 200 Ride for Research has already raised over $30 million to date, for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.
The Gold Industry Group’s (GIG) free Heart of Gold Australia app has expanded to include gold tourism experiences from around the country, highlighting and educating the community of gold’s significance to the nation.
In addition to the Perth and Kalgoorlie Heart of Gold Discovery Trails, the app now boasts a wide variety of gold tourism experiences that include tours, attractions and historic landmarks.