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Esmarie Swanepoel


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


Received BTech degree in Journalism from the Tshwane University of Technology

Australian firms unscathed by Tanzania mining law changes

21st July 2017 A number of Australian juniors operating in Tanzania have emerged from the rubble of the recent legislative changes, largely unscathed. Several Tanzania-focused companies resumed share trading on the ASX on Friday, telling shareholders that the legislative changes passed by the Tanzanian... 

Blueprint for Queensland’s North West minerals province welcomed

20th July 2017 The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has welcomed the Queensland government’s release of a blueprint for the North West minerals province, which contains a suite of actions to secure the long-term future of the minerals-rich region. The strategic blueprint leverages... 

Optimised study boosts Savannah project’s output and lowers costs

20th July 2017 An optimisation of the feasibility study (FS) for the Savannah base metals project, in Western Australia, has lowered the expected C1 cash and operating costs of the operation, while targeting higher nickel, copper and cobalt output, owner Panoramic reported on Thursday. Compared with a... 

South32 reports lower FY production for most commodities

20th July 2017 Diversified miner South32 on Thursday reported an increase in production across most of its portfolio for the three months to June, compared with the previous quarter, but its full-year performance was lower for several commodities. The Perth-headquartered group, which operates in Australia and... 

Record gold for Evolution

20th July 2017 Gold miner Evolution Mining has reported record quarterly gold production during the three months to June, while hitting full-year production targets for the sixth consecutive year. Gold production during the June quarter reached 218 079 oz, which was up from the 202 926 oz produced in the March... 

Mustang raises A$8.5m from US backer

20th July 2017 Ruby miner Mustang Resources has secured A$8.5-millin in funding from US institutional investor Arena Investors under a convertible note facility. The financing will be drawn down in four tranches, with the first A$1.7-million received on the signing of a convertible note deed. A second tranche... 

Santos increases output expectations for 2017

20th July 2017 Australian oil and gas major Santos has increased its production and sales expectations for the full 2017, following another strong quarter. The ASX-listed company was now expecting to produce between 57-million and 60-million barrels of oil equivalent during the full 2017, while sales volumes... 

Woodside production falls in June quarter

20th July 2017 ASX-listed Woodside Petroleum has reported its second quarter of production decline during the three months to June, despite the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) project delivering record rates. Production during the second quarter ended June reached 20.7-million barrels of oil equivalent,... 

Highlands hands over Star Mountain reins

20th July 2017 ASX-listed junior Highlands Pacific has announced its intention to transfer the management of the Star Mountain exploration project, in Papua New Guinea, to joint venture (JV) partner Anglo American after the company spent the required $25-million. Under the JV agreement that was struck in 2015,... 

Isaac Plains delivers strong quarter

20th July 2017 Coal miner Stanmore Coal has reported a record June quarter, with production up 59% on the previous quarter. The Isaac Plains mine, in Queensland, produced 564 000 t run-of-mine (ROM) coal during the three months to June, which was up from the 355 000 t produced in the previous quarter. 

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