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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

Vector takes major interest in DRC gold project

11th January 2019 Gold developer Vector Resources was hoping to complete a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on the Adidi-Kanga gold project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, during this year, after settling the acquisition of a 60% interest in the project. The ASX-listed Vector in July last year struck a... 

Santos extends Beach/Senex agreements

10th January 2019 Australian oil and gas major Santos has extended its gas processing agreement with ASX-listed Beach Energy and Senex Energy. The gas processing agreement extensions are expected to result in the production of up to 18 TJ of sales gas per day, or 20 PJ over the three-year term. 

DRA wins Dargues EPC contract

10th January 2019 Project house DRA Global has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Dargues gold mine, in New South Wales, being developed by Diversified Minerals. The contract scope entails the EPC of a 355 000 t/y gold processing facility and mine backfill plant at... 

Metalicity MD steps aside

10th January 2019 Matt Gauci will step down as the MD of ASX-listed Metalicity, effective January 10. Nonexecutive director Mathew Longworth will assume the role of CEO, and the Metalicity board is currently in discussions with suitable executives to work alongside him as part of a transition to grow the company... 

Australian Vanadium raises cash for Gabanintha studies

10th January 2019 ASX-listed Australian Vanadium has raised more than A$6-million through option conversion, to fund the completion of a definitive feasibility study on the Gabanintha vanadium project, in Western Australia. The company on Thursday noted that more than 204.59-million options had been converted... 

Lycopodium wins another Perseus contract

10th January 2019 Gold miner Perseus Mining has awarded ASX-listed Lycopodium the engineering and supply contract for its Yaouré gold project, in Côte d’Ivoire. Lycopodium told shareholders on Thursday that the contract is expected to generate some $95.1-million in revenue. 

Terramin Australia buys new gold project

9th January 2019 ASX-listed junior Terramin Australia has struck a deal with Kitticooler Holdings to acquire the Kitticoola gold project, in South Australia. The copper/gold mine was operational between 1846 and 1869, producing some 7 000 t of ore at an estimated grade of 2.25% copper. The gold potential was... 

Beadell misses the mark

9th January 2019 Embattled gold miner Beadell Resources missed its amended production target during 2018, from its Tucano gold operation, in Brazil. The company in August last year amended the full year production guidance from the original target of 145 000 oz to 155 000 oz, to between 125 000 oz and 135 000... 

CIMIC wins A$155m contract from QCoal

9th January 2019 Project house CIMIC on Wednesday announced that its mineral processing company Sedgman had been awarded a A$155-million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract at the Byerwen coal mine, in Queensland. The EPC contract, from privately held QCoal, will deliver an expansion on the... 

Vista granted enviro permitting

9th January 2019 ASX-listed Titan Minerals has received environmental permitting for its Vista gold plant and mill, in Peru. The company told shareholders on Wednesday that with the environmental approval now in place, the plant was ready for physical inspection by the Direccion Regional De Energia Y Minas for... 


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