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Gold News

First gold pour on way for star mine

By: System Author     26th May 2000 Excitement is growing around Mali’s star gold-mine Morila as it prepares for the first gold to be poured in October. 

Great gold designs by locals

By: System Author     26th May 2000 More than six kilograms of gold from Anglogold was used to create the 34 winning pieces entered into the Riches of Africa 2000 gold-jewellery design competition. 

Induction furnaces supplied to gold-mines

By: System Author     26th May 2000 Furnaces, kilns, ovens & dryers 

Editorial/Cartoon

By: System Author     26th May 2000 Editorial 

‘My bleeding aorta’ – Ruin of Randfontein

By: System Author     19th May 2000 Zacharias Bernardus Swanepoel has a dream – that each of his three big regional South African gold clusters will yield a profit of R70-million every quarter. 

Second Kebble goodbye

By: System Author     19th May 2000 A second Kebble has bid farewell to a top gold-mining industry executive position. 

Libanon spoils party

By: System Author     19th May 2000 There’s no doubt that a 20% net-earnings increase put the world’s fifth-largest and South Africa’s second-largest gold company ahead of the pack this quarter, but there was one significant snag – one of its operations spoilt the party by spilling a R30,4-million... 

New life for old mines

By: System Author     19th May 2000 The lives of two old North West Province gold-mines have been extended by a collective 23 years. 

Gold being linked to fashion

By: System Author     19th May 2000 International mining company Anglogold has spread its golden touch to downstream market activities to ensure the precious metal remains one of the most sought-after commodities in the twenty-first century. 

Editorial/Cartoon

By: System Author     19th May 2000 Editorial 

New gold trump card

By: System Author     19th May 2000 Balance-sheet strength will be the next big trump card in the world gold-mining industry, where large debt is now as unfashionable as hedging, says Harmony Gold CE Bernard Swanepoel. 

Bambanani, South Africa

By: System Author     19th May 2000 Mine 

How the Great Lion will be made to roar again

By: System Author     12th May 2000 A plan has been put in place to make the ‘Great Lion’, TauTona, of the Anglogold 

325 000 ha prospect quest by gold’s No 6

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Some 325 000 ha of prospecting interests are being explored by the world’s sixth- and South Africa’s third-largest gold-mining company. 

We speak to world’s No1 gold promoter

By: System Author     5th May 2000 Ringfencer of 26 000 t of central-bank gold holdings 

It’s becoming harder to steal gold 

By: System Author     5th May 2000 Mine security 

New gold leader sets his sights on Target

By: System Author     5th May 2000 The new broom at Avgold, MD David Murray, wants the new Target gold-mine in the Free State to be in full production by the first quarter of 2002. 

Editorial/Cartoon

By: System Author     5th May 2000 Editorial 

SA gold designers get global look-in

By: System Author     28th April 2000 South Africa is hoping to take gold in the first-ever Gold Virtuosi jewellery design awards to be held this month. 

SA, Toronto listings – Mac

By: System Author     28th April 2000 The President Steyn Gold Mining company plans to be producing 500 000 oz/y of gold by the end of 2001. 

Internet: where gold still has a ‘bit of byte’

By: System Author     28th April 2000 In an environment where stock market screen-jockeys have built firewalls between what they define as ‘New Economy’ and ‘Old Economy’ companies, it is refreshing to see some of these barriers being imploded. 

Physical gold demand boost now a must

By: System Author     14th April 2000 Despite the historic September 1999 agreement through which central banks bound themselves to restricted gold sales over the next five years, the gold price had slumped back by the end of last month. 

11 projects, 4 continents, $5,3bn . . . and that’s just one mining house

By: System Author     7th April 2000 The project portfolio of natural resources group Anglo American is poised to expand its so-called 

Old mine gets new lease of life

By: System Author     31st March 2000 The start of production at Agnes mine near Barberton, Mpumalanga, earlier this month, has given the 120-year-old gold-mine a new lease of life. 

Hedge-trimming continues

By: System Author     31st March 2000 The gold-mining crisis which erupted last October has caused the bullion banks to take long, hard looks at mining company hedging programmes all over the world. 

Editorial/Cartoon

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Editorial 

Phase 2 software for gold-mine

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Having just completed the implementation contract for phase one of Avgold’s new Target gold-mine, software company Maintenance Systems Technology is set to embark on the second phase. 

High hopes for Chinese deregulation

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Jewellery demand has undergone a general boost in Asia, despite the damage caused by earthquakes in Taiwan last September. 

Editorial/Cartoon

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Editorial 

Why 19 miners died in blast

By: System Author     10th March 2000 One of the most disturbing aspects uncovered during the investigation into the flammable-gas explosion at Anglogold’s Mponeng gold-mine was a long-standing and pervasive lack of discipline. 

Ghana gold expansion study

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 A South African company has won the prefeasibility study contract for the proposed R55-million phase three of Gold Fields’ mine at Tarkwa, Ghana, which is expected to begin in two years. 

Last rites for Ergo

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 Gold-producer Anglogold’s R650-million-a-year recovery operation, Ergo, is winding down its operations to meet its 2004 working horizon. 

Technology improves gold recovery

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 Mining in Africa 

Gold world’s pecking order

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 South African gold-mining firm Anglogold is expected to maintain its status as ‘kingpin’ in world gold production this year. 

Increasing gold demand through jewellery design

By: System Author     25th February 2000 With more than 85% of the world’s gold used in the manufacture of jewellery, gold producers have to become more involved in the downstream gold industry to ensure the future marketability of their product. 

Forget the troubles, talk is now of expansion

By: System Author     25th February 2000 A feasibility study is under way for expansion at Western Areas, Placer Dome joint venture. 

Sacked miners turn to ecotourism, farming

By: System Author     25th February 2000 Most of the 2 567 men retrenched at Western Areas mine, a South African-Canadian joint venture, are now experimenting with subsistence agriculture and ecotourism. 

Gold’s No 5 back with bang – and even talking platinum

By: System Author     18th February 2000 Gold Fields’ glowing December 1999 quarter results show that it is now back with a bang and talking new capital expenditure using a tenfold quarter-on-quarter earnings rise. 

 

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