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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

Azumah raises cash for Wa

13th June 2019 Explorer Azumah Resources is hoping to raise A$2-million through a share purchase plan (SPP) to progress its Wa gold project, in Ghana. The company on Thursday announced that eligible shareholders would be able to subscribe for up to A$15 000 of new shares under the SPP, with the shares to be... 

Australia Mines’ Sconi now a 30-year operation

13th June 2019 ASX-listed Australian Mines has updated the economics and mine plan for its Sconi cobalt/nickel/scandium project, in Queensland. The company on Thursday said that Sconi’s projected mine life has increased from the 18 years considered in the bankable feasibility study (BFS), to 30 years, on the... 

After lengthy delays, Adani’s Carmichael gains final enviro approval

13th June 2019 Indian major Adani’s groundwater management plan for its Carmichael coal project, in Queensland, has been approved the by the Department of Environment and Science (DES). The approved plan was the eleventh incantation of the groundwater management plan, and was previously independently... 

Tariff and budgetary assistance for Australia mining negligible – Productivity Commission

12th June 2019 The Australian resources sector has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s Trade and Assistance Review for 2017/18, saying it exploded the myth that the resources industry was subsidised. The Productivity Commission estimates that the effective rate of combined assistance to mining in 2017/18... 

Oklo exercises Sari option

12th June 2019 Explorer Oklo Resources has exercised its option to acquire a 65% interest in the Sari gold project, in Mali. Under the terms of a 2018 agreement, Oklo has now exercised its rights by paying €15 245. The company could increase its shareholding in the project area to 100% by paying a further €15... 

Australian Mines plans SPP for Sconi

12th June 2019 Junior Australian Mines is hoping to raise A$5-million through a share purchase plan (SPP) to advance its Sconi cobalt/nickel/scandium project, in Queensland. Under the SPP eligible shareholders would be able to subscribe for up to A$15 000 of additional shares in the company, with the new... 

Westgold completes Higginsville sale to RNC

12th June 2019 ASX-listed Westgold Resources has completed the sale of its Higginsville gold operation, in Western Australia, to TSX-listed RNC Minerals. Westgold sold the Higgensville operation for some A$50-million, with the company receiving 50% of the consideration in cash and the remainder in RNC shares. 

AVZ strikes strategic relationship deal with Huayou

12th June 2019 ASX-listed AVZ Minerals has inked a strategic relationship agreement with China’s Huayou Cobalt Group to complete a definitive feasibility study on the Manono lithium and tin project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. AVZ said on Wednesday that Huayou would also be able to provide advice and... 

Northern Minerals completes institutional raise

12th June 2019 Rare earths developer Northern Minerals has completed the institutional component of its previously announced A$22-million capital raise. The company on Wednesday said that it had raised an initial A$2.6-million through the institutional component of its 1-for-13 non-renounceable pro-rata... 

Australia’s first automation courses launched

12th June 2019 Two automation courses have been launched at the South Metropolitan TAFE, in Western Australia, marking a first nationally-recognised qualifications in autonomous operations. The new certificate courses were developed on the back of A$2-million in funding from mining major Rio Tinto. 


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