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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

Tombador readies for Brazilian start

12th April 2021 Junior Tombador Iron is on track to start production at its namesake project in Brazil by the second quarter of this year, pending the award of regulatory approvals. The ASX-listed company on Monday announced that it had secured iron-ore export facilities, inking an agreement with the operator... 

Pantoro reaches milestone at Norseman

12th April 2021 ASX-listed Pantoro has reached it’s A$50-million sole-fund milestone at the Norseman gold project, in Western Australia, forming an unincorporated joint venture (JV) with fellow-listed Tulla Resources. Pantoro on Monday told shareholders that as a 50% shareholder in the project, the company’... 

Antipa JV's exploration budget increases

12th April 2021 The joint venture (JV) partners for the Citadel copper/gold project, in Western Australia, have increased the exploration budget for 2021 from A$13.8-million to A$24.5-million. ASX-listed Antipa Minerals on Monday reported that as a result of JV partner Rio Tinto Exploration sole funding more... 

Allegiance secures funding from GEAR

12th April 2021 Coal developer Allegiance Coal has reached a A$15-million private placement agreement with Singapore-listed Golden Energy and Resources (GEAR). The private placement with GEAR comes just days after Allegiance Coal raised A$15-million through a private placement to sophisticated and... 

Strickland raises exploration funding

12th April 2021 ASX-listed Strickland Metals will look to raise more than A$5-million through a pro-rata rights issue to fund exploration work in Western Australia. The company on Monday announced that it would undertake a two-for-three non-renounceable pro-rata entitlement offer, priced at 1.8c a share. 

Santos incentivises Gallagher to stay put

12th April 2021 Oil and gas major Santos has awarded CEO and MD Kevin Gallagher a A$6-million incentive to remain at the company’s helm until 2025. The company on Monday confirm that the board had agreed to a once-off growth projects incentive to ensure that Gallagher would see through the delivery of Santos’... 

Gold Road's Tropicana buy not finalised

12th April 2021 Gold miner Gold Road Resources has reportedly missed out on acquiring fellow-listed Independence Group’s (IGO’s) 30% share of the Tropicana gold mine, in Western Australia. Gold Road on Monday responded to media speculation about potential discussions with IGO around its interest in the joint... 

Emerald on track for Q2 production

9th April 2021 ASX-listed Emerald Resources is on track to start commissioning of its Okvau gold project, in Cambodia, by the second quarter of this year, with first gold pour also planned for the second quarter. “Our dedicated team in country has advanced the development of the Okvau gold project... 

Montem continues work in Alberta

9th April 2021 ASX-listed coal developer Montem Resources has welcome the Alberta government’s decision to start an independent public consultation on a new coal development policy. The government’s plans to develop a coal policy followed its decision to rescind the 1976 coal policy in June of last year, and... 

Doing everything right - Greenland Minerals

9th April 2021 ASX-listed Greenland Minerals on Friday moved to calm shareholder concerns around the future of the company’s Kvanefjeld rare earths project. The miner suspended share trading earlier this week after leader of the newly elected Inuit Ataqatigiit party told state broadcaster DR that the... 


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