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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

NSW invests heavily in critical minerals future

21st June 2022 The New South Wales government has announced a A$130-million Critical Minerals Activation Fund as part of its 2022-23 Budget, to attract mining and processing investment to New South Wales. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales, Paul Toole said the fund would help deliver key... 

Qld puts aside A$80m for resources sector

21st June 2022 Some A$80-million has been set aside in the Queensland Budget to support growth and diversification in the resources sector. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the A$79.6-million department budget would help grow and diversify the resources industry into the future with a focus on good solid... 

Rio marks opening of Gudai-Darri

21st June 2022 Diversified miner Rio Tinto has officially cut the ribbon at the Gudai-Darri mine, in the Pilbara, marking its most technologically advanced mine to date. “Gudai-Darri represents a step-change in the deployment of automation and technology within our iron ore business and a fantastic... 

Qld hikes coal royalties

21st June 2022 The Queensland government on Tuesday introduced new royalty rates for coal miners, bringing to an end a ten-year royalty freeze. “Multinational coal companies have enjoyed an extraordinary period of stability in Queensland’s coal royalty regime, thanks to the government’s extended freeze on... 

Fenix to take haulage into its own hands

21st June 2022 ASX-listed Fenix Resources has unveiled plans to become a fully integrated mining, haulage and logistics company with the acquisition of joint venture (JV) partner Newhaul’s 50% interest in a haulage JV. Fenix told shareholders on Tuesday that taking full ownership of the haulage business would... 

Canyon's Cameroon project proves up

21st June 2022 A bankable feasibility study (BFS) into the Minim Martap bauxite project, in Cameroon, has confirmed an initial 20 year mine life, with the project expected to produce 6.4-million tonnes of high-grade bauxite a year. ASX-listed Canyon Resources on Tuesday told shareholders that the BFS was... 

Bowen secures A$190m financing for Burton buy

21st June 2022 Coal miner Bowen Coking Coal has secured A$190-million in funding to fast-track the acquisitions of the Burton and Lenton projects, in Queensland. Bowen Coking Coal at the end of December last year announced a binding sale and purchase agreement with fellow-listed coal miner New Hope... 

Core tracking on target at Finniss

21st June 2022 Barring bad weather or Covid-19 related delays, the Finniss lithium project, in the Northern Territory, was on track to ship its first spodumene concentrate by the end of the year. ASX-listed Core Lithium on Tuesday reported that mining activities have accelerated with the arrival of the dry... 

Rafaella's Spanish openpit proves up

20th June 2022 An advanced prefeasibility study (PFS) into an openpit operation at the Santa Comba tungsten and tin project, in Spain, has shown that the project was economically robust and could complement the permitted underground mine. ASX-listed Rafaella Resources noted that the openpit PFS estimated that... 

Changes afoot as Lake moves to cement North American position

20th June 2022 ASX-listed Lake Resources has appointed chairperson Stu Crow as executive chairperson to oversee the company’s transition to serve North American and Asian supply chains, with MD Steve Promnitz to step aside. “Lake’s aspirational target is to reach capacity of 100 000 t/y by 2030 which will... 


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