New Talisman Gold Mines has been advancing test work on high grade ore at the Talisman gold mine and now looking at a pilot plant blueprint.
Gold historians may have to rewrite their records about the first gold mine in New Zealand following an archaeological quest in the deep-south.
OceanaGold has appointed a well-credentialed new non-executive director who will take up the appointment at the beginning of next month.
The aspirations for a lift in exploration at the Neavesville gold prospect, impacted by heavy storms last year, are still awaited from an Australian explorer.
The city involved in the origin of the Macraes gold mine for OceanaGold and its forerunners will be venue for a presentation on the company’s new American gold mine.
The Gold 17 Conference was held in Rotorua last year and it prompted organisers to run Gold 18 in Perth this year.
North American investors were told of the importance of New Zealand mining and exploration initiatives for OceanaGold to extend mining operations there.
The December quarter was kind to gold mines in Australia and New Zealand in terms of average all-in sustaining costs.
The Hauraki District Council is going into bat for OceanaGold on the issue of planned restrictions for an overseas company buying residential or land in the Waihi district.
OceanaGold, which went through some tough baptisms in its early days with its large, low grade deposits at Macraes, has blossomed into one of the world’s best cash-cost performing gold miners.