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Esmarie Iannucci


Esmarie Iannucci is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor: Australasia for Mining Weekly.


Received BTech degree in Journalism from the Tshwane University of Technology

Altura increases SPP to A$14m

15th March 2019 Lithium miner Altura Mining has increased its share purchase plan from A$5-million to A$14-million, as demand for the offer continued. The ASX-listed company on Friday said that the strong shareholder demand came on the back of an improved operational performance at the Altura lithium mine, in... 

Mothae delivers another winner for Lucapa

15th March 2019 An 83 ct diamond has been recovered from the Mothae kimberlite project, in Lesotho. ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company on Friday said that the diamond was the fourth stone measuring larger than 50 ct to be recovered from Mothae to date, and while the 83.9 ct diamond was not considered... 

AIC shareholders urged to accept deal

15th March 2019 ASX-listed takeover target AIC Resources has urged shareholders to accept an offer from fellow listed Intrepid Resources. Intrepid is offering one of its own shares for every two AIC shares held, which will result in Intrepid shareholders holding a 27% interest of the combined company, while AIC... 

Capricorn says takeover suitors are circling following board spill

14th March 2019 ASX-listed Capricorn Metals has been fielding requests from a number of companies interested in potentially acquiring the company as a whole, or its asset base. Capricorn last week underwent a board spill in which shareholder Nero Resources and Neon Capital were successful in replacing the... 

WA EPA withdraws contested emission guidelines

14th March 2019 The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has withdrawn its revised guidelines on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, saying that consultation with companies had revealed uncertainty on the technical aspects and practical implementation of the guidelines. The EPA last week... 

Hammer shares soar on gold deal

14th March 2019 The share price of ASX-listed Hammer Metals rose by 35% on Thursday after the company agreed to terms for the acquisition of the Bronzewing South gold project, in Western Australia. The project consists of five granted exploration licenses and two prospecting licenses covering a total 111 km2. 

Iron Road gets loan extension

14th March 2019 ASX-listed Iron Road on Thursday reported that the maturity date of it’s A$5.4-million loan facility from shareholder Sentient Global Resources Fund, has been extended until the end of June this year. “We appreciate the ongoing support from our major, long-term shareholder Sentient. Sentient’s... 

Chevron gives green light for Jansz-Io FEED

14th March 2019 US oil and gas giant Chevron has given the go-ahead for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for the Jansz-Io compression project at the Gorgon natural gas facility, offshore Western Australia. In an Australian first, the project will use subsea compression to enhance recovery of the... 

Triton signs MoU for Ancuabe development

14th March 2019 Graphite developer Triton Minerals has struck a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China’s Qingdao Jinhui Graphite Company that could result in the development of the Ancuabe graphite project, in Mozambique. The two companies will now start technical, legal and commercial due diligence and... 

Ausgold and Great Boulder form JV

13th March 2019 Juniors Great Boulder Resources and Ausgold have inked a joint venture (JV) agreement over the Winchester nickel/copper project, in Western Australia. Under the terms of the agreement, Great Boulder could earn up to a 75% interest in the project by spending A$500 000 over a four year period. 


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