Shooting goals for reconciliation
by Gold Industry Group on May 29, 2020 at 8:52 AM
In 2020, the theme for National Reconciliation Week in Australia is #InThisTogether, and it is with this same spirit the Gold Industry Group is proud to work side by side with netball across Western Australia to improve the lives of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders across the State. Through various programs and initiatives of Netball WA, West Coast Fever and Shooting Stars, we are driving generational change and equality for female leaders.
CSIRO uncovers innovative approach to gold exploration
by Gold Industry Group on May 28, 2020 at 10:21 AM
Gold Industry Groups members Northern Star Resources Limited, Gold Road Resources, Ramelius Resources, Evolution Mining and Saracen Mineral Holdings have joined groundbreaking research in translating science to mineral exploration, supporting the role of Australia's resources in sustainable global development. Research by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, has produced a new understanding of mineralisation in the Yilgarn Province in Western Australia, supported by the Western Australian government through the Minerals Research Institute of WA.
Newcrest backs new Australian-made ventilator to combat COVID-19
by Gold Industry Group on May 20, 2020 at 3:21 AM
Newcrest Mining Limited has joined the effort to boost Australian manufacturing and tackle COVID-19, by contributing A$200,000 to the production of a new low-cost Australian-made ventilator. The OzVader ventilator prototype, which has been developed by Australian company Olitek, is in the final stages of performance and validation testing. Olitek is seeking Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration exemption to manufacture and supply the ventilator.
Agnew Gold Mine leads the way in renewable energy
by Gold Industry Group on May 20, 2020 at 12:46 AM
Australia’s largest hybrid renewable microgrid has been completed by EDL at Gold Fields’ Agnew Gold Mine in remote Western Australia. All five wind turbines are now up and running and successfully integrated into the 56MW Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project, the first in the country to power a mine with wind-generated electricity.
Online hub presents golden job opportunities
by Gold Industry Group on May 20, 2020 at 12:37 AM
The Gold Industry Group is proud to announce the launch of Gold Jobs, a central online hub of employment opportunities and career pathways in Australia’s gold industry for job seekers, employees, students and teachers. Unveiled today, the national initiative joins a suite of other long-term projects that benefit both industry and the wider Australian community.