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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

Dacian declares commercial production at Mt Morgans

9th January 2019 Gold miner Dacian Gold has declared commercial production at its Mt Morgans gold project, in Western Australia, during the month of December. The company on Wednesday reported that the declaration was made at the start of January after mining rates across the operation achieved feasibility study... 

BP awaits BHP decision on Atlantis spend

9th January 2019 Energy giant BP has approved a $1.3-billion expansion of its Atlantis field, in the Gulf of Mexico. The Atlantis Phase 3 development will include the construction of a new subsea production system from eight new wells that will be tied into the current plantform, off the US coast. 

Qld exports reach record levels

9th January 2019 New data by the Queensland government has revealed that the resources industry had increased exports to A$65.6-billion, or some 81% of the state’s total merchandise exports, during the 12 months to November last year. Queensland posted a record A$80.5-billion in exports during that period, with... 

Kirkland Lake produces record gold

9th January 2019 ASX-, TSX- and NYSE-listed Kirkland Lake Gold has reported record quarter and annual gold productions for the quarter and full-year ended December. The miner reported fourth quarter production of 230 993 oz, up 28% on its previous record of 180 155 oz, while full year production reached 723 477... 

Atrum increases Canadian resources

8th January 2019 ASX-listed Atrum Coal has reported a 170% increase in the Joint Ore Reserves Committee- (Jorc-) compliant resource estimate at its Elan South deposit, in Alberta, Canada. The Elan South deposit is now estimated to host some 97-million tonnes of resource, up from the previous estimate of... 

Westgold revises hedge book

8th January 2019 ASX-listed gold miner Westgold Resources has made use of the recent strength in the Australian dollar gold price, revising its hedge book to 150 000 oz. The revised hedge book is structured as a fixed-forward delivery of 10 000 oz a month, at a price of A$1 776.10/oz, over a period of 15 months. 

Production halted at Las Lagunas

8th January 2019 Operations at the Las Lagunas gold/silver project have been temporarily halted following the rupture of one of six Albion reactors at the plant, in the Dominican Republic. ASX-listed PanTerra Gold on Tuesday said that no injuries were sustained during the incident, with the non-toxic slurry in... 

Resolute launches review of Ravenswood

8th January 2019 Gold miner Resolute Mining on Tuesday told shareholders that the company has not made any decision in relation to the spin-off or sale of its Ravenswood gold mine, in Queensland. Instead, the company was planning to undertake a strategic review of the asset in the first half of this year. 

Albemarle starts earthworks at WA lithium plant

8th January 2019 US-based Albemarle has started earthworks at the Kemerton strategic industrial area, in Western Australia, after receiving all the required federal and state government environmental approvals for the planned Kemerton lithium hydroxide plant. “The site earthworks at Kemerton today are on track... 

Qld LNG exports reach new heights

8th January 2019 Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports through the Port of Gladstone reached a record 20.58-million tonnes in 2018, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has revealed, reaffirming the sector’s importance to the Queensland economy. QRC CEO Ian Macfarlane said the data released by Gladstone Ports... 


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