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AngloGold cuts ribbon on new Western Australia gold mine

By: Esmarie Swanepoel Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti and its joint venture (JV) partner Independence Group on Thursday officially opened the Tropicana gold mine, in Western Australia. Executive VP of AngloGold Ashanti’s group planning and technical division, Graham Ehm, said the eight-million ounce mine was on track to... 

New mechanisation achieving more success – AngloGold

By: Martin Creamer The demonstrably successful new AngloGold Ashanti gold-mining technology has produced 40 kg of gold from ore with enormously valuable gold grades of more than 200 g of gold for every ton mined. The South African Technology, as it has been called, has so far mined only in no-go areas, which have... 

AngloGold grows production, cuts costs, records best safety

By: Martin Creamer South African gold major AngloGold Ashanti has had an outstanding 2013 recording production growth for the first time in a decade, cutting all-in sustaining costs and achieving the best safety in its history. The JSE- and NYSE-listed gold company took yearly output to 4.105-million ounces at an... 

Pan African cautions stakeholders on reported Navachab offer

By: Natalie Greve Africa-focused precious metals producer Pan African Resources on Friday said that, while it is a participant in the disposal process by AngloGold Ashanti of its Namibia-based Navachab mine, this does not mean that it will acquire the operation. “Shareholders are advised that Pan African is not at... 

Resources Watch

By: Creamer Media Reporter AngloGold Ashanti could cut $500-million in costs. The dynamics of the mining industry are changing, says Auroch Minerals. And, the Chamber of Mines admits that noise-induced hearing loss is worrying. 

AngloGold Ashanti to cut $500m costs, sell Navachab, suspend Mongbwalu

By: Martin Creamer Gold major AngloGold Ashanti is to remove $500-million of operating costs, seek to dispose of Navachab mine before year-end and dress up another mine for a possible further asset sale this year. New AngloGold Ashanti CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat), who is confident of weathering the... 

Navachab mine, Namibia

By: Lisete Bigala An openpit mine, situated in Namibia. 

Plight of near-mine communities highlighted at Joburg conference

By: Jonathan Faurie The plight of near mine communities in the Southern African region was highlighted recently at the annual Southern African Resource Watch conference held in Johannesburg. 

Namibia still offers good exploration potential

By: andrew lanham Global investment inmining in Africa is looking towards destinations such as West Africa, Tanzania and, naturally, the relatively untapped wealth of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While these countries offer exciting opportunities for those in the business of minerals, often the lack of... 

Namibia still offers good exploration potential

By: andrew lanham Global investment in mining in Africa is looking towards destinations such as West Africa, Tanzania and, naturally, the relatively untapped wealth of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

AngloGold appoints Fritz Jacobs GM of Navachab

Gold producer AngloGold announced yesterday the appointment of Fritz Jacobs as general manager of the company's Navachab Mine, in Namibia, with effect from June 1. 

AngloGold mulling contract-mining option for Navachab

By: Zonika Botha Despite having issued a mining pre-qualification tender for its openpit operation Navachab, near Karibib, in Namibia, gold giant AngloGold could opt to take the owner-mining route instead. 

Gold-miner eyes African expansion opportunities

By: marisa rodrigues Gold mining giant AngloGold views the African continent as an important region of focus for company expansion, reports AngloGold head of the east and west African regions Thys Sabbagha. 

Gold exploration shows promise

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu Leading gold-miner AngloGold says that its global greenfields and brownfields exploration programme produced encouraging results during the three months to the end of March. 

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