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.
InfiniGold have announced the launch of the Perth Mint Gold Token (PMGT), the first digital gold token on a public blockchain to be backed by government guaranteed gold.
The Perth Mint Gold Token (PMGT) is a digital token backed 1:1 by GoldPass™ certificates issued by The Perth Mint - the world’s largest refiner of newly-mined gold which is guaranteed by the highly rated sovereign entity, the Government of Western Australia.
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.
Australia’s gold exports are forecast to hit a record high of AUD $25 billion in 2019-20 according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s September edition of Resources and Energy Quarterly (REQ).
The September REQ shows Australia remains the world’s second largest producer of gold, with production increasing by 6.3% in FY 2018–19 to 321 tonnes, equating to 9% of the world’s total supply in 2018.
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.
Speaking to more than 400 delegates at World Gold 2019 earlier this month, Regis Resources Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Jim Beyer encouraged all participants to do their bit in educating the next generation, for the sake of the industry’s future.
Jim’s keynote brought to light a critical issue that continues to impact gold mining and the broader resources industry in one way or another: the concerning drop in the number of STEM-skilled Australian workers.
ABC Bullion have been appointed Presenting Partner for the Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition when it arrives at Sydney's Australian Museum in 2021.
The exhibition represents the largest of it’s kind containing the King’s treasures to have ever left Egypt, with the Australian visit one part of a global tour for the priceless artefacts.
The Gold Industry Group joined more than 600 investors, bullion and finance industry professionals and media to learn about the global case for gold at ABC Bullion’s sold out national conference in Sydney on Tuesday 20 August.
Pallion CEO Andrew Cochineas (ABC Bullion’s parent company) kicked-off the conference noting that the Australian gold industry was a true bright light in the Australian economic landscape with a record gold price combined with the competitive advantage of a weaker Australian dollar.
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.
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.
More than 15,000 job seekers descended on the annual SkillsWest Career Expo in Perth earlier this month, where the Gold Industry Group, Newmont Goldcorp Australia, Norton Gold Fields, Macmahon and Ausdrill showcased the sector’s career opportunities.
Held from 16 to 18 August in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, the expo presented a unique opportunity for job seekers to discover current vacancies and career pathways at over 100 exhibiting organisations.
This year’s Diggers & Dealers was as good as gold as 2450 delegates descended on Kalgoorlie for mining’s biggest industry event.
Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard was a hit, gold shone throughout the three day program with GIG Directors Andrea Maxey and Stuart Tonkin taking to the stage, a focus on the image of mining created much discussion at our popular breakfast event with Deloitte, and Northern Star Resources claimed dealer of the year.
KCGM have launched an innovative three-year project in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, where the public can give feedback and share ideas, to better understand the community’s sentiment toward its operations.
The project, Local Voices, invites community members to face-to-face consultations and confidential surveys, so people can see the direct impact and benefit of their feedback in influencing KCGM’s business decisions.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is inviting all artists to register for the 2019 Art Prize, with more than $37,000 in prize money, plus the opportunity to hold a solo exhibition in the Goldfields Arts Centre gallery.
The theme “A Place to Call Home”, lends itself to a myriad of concepts, such as beginnings, ancestry, origins, belonging and identity.
Development of a rapid cancer test at the University of Queensland (UQ) using gold nanoparticles, will be aided by a $300,000 donation from Australian gold mining company Evolution Mining.
The philanthropic funding will help researchers at UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, whilst the new blood test could give oncologists an early and more accurate prognosis.
With gold breaking through AUD$2,000, the outlook for gold mining equities is immense. How can gold producers take advantage of this new gold bull market?
Jake Klein, Evolution Mining Executive Chairman, will provide the answer in his keynote presentation at ABC Bullion’s National Conference 2019: A Global Case for Gold.