Newcrest Mining Ltd. Mining News

Newcrest options Cornerstone’s Miocene property

Miocene is in the Atacama and Antofagasta regions of Chile, where Cornerstone is targeting epithermal gold-silver and porphyry gold-copper deposits.

Australia's Newcrest: Cadia mine to return to full production by mid-2018

The miner said it had begun depositing tailings into the Cadia Hill open pit over the weekend.

Australian gold miner Newcrest downgrades full-year production forecast

Newcrest now expects production of 2.25-2.35 million ounces of gold for the full-year ending June 30.

Recovering global miners face fresh squeeze from rising costs

Mining companies, including Newmont Mining Corp, Teck Resources and Barrick Gold Corp, reported increased costs this week in their quarterly earnings.

Australia's Newcrest Q1 gold output falls, quake-hit mine eyed

Gold producer says its total gold output from mines fell to 522,917 oz in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from 615,498 oz in the same period a year earlier.

Major Aussie miners BHP, Hancock to mine in Ecuador — report

Ecuador began last month granting licences for new exploration areas, with over 300 of them to be awarded by the year-end.

Newcrest gold output falls 13% on fatalities, mechanical flops

Suspensions at two of the company's main mines have caused Newcrest to miss estimated production targets.

Newcrest halts Cadia mine after worker’s death

After a mine technician was fatally injured at the site Sunday night.

Australia's Newcrest says open to sale of Telfer gold mine

Newcrest Mining, one of the world's biggest gold producers, said on Friday it was open to selling its Telfer gold and copper mine in Australia, once the company's flagship operation.

Newcrest, Harmony set to build one of the world's lowest-cost gold mines

The revised plan for their jointly-owned Wafi-Golpu in PNG will require an initial capital spending cost of $2.3 billion.

Newcrest outlines plans for US$2.3 billion PNG gold mine

Newcrest Mining Ltd. (NCM.AU) and Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. (HAR.JO) will carry out a feasibility study for a possible new gold mine in Papua New Guinea that they forecast will cost US$2.3 billion to begin building, and which they say could start producing metal by the end of the decade.

Newcrest shareholders sue miner over disclosure breaches

The miner, which has already settled for $1.2 million with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, has vowed to vigorously defend the class action.

Newcrest hit with Australia’s biggest fine: over $1.1 million

After the gold company admitted disclosure breaches on two occasions last year.

Major shake-up at Newcrest: CEO and chairman out

The gold miner has been under shareholder pressure to make changes following its biggest annual loss in history.

Newcrest ‘independent’ review finds no conclusive evidence of tipping

Miner basically cleared itself of any wrong doing related to market disclosure rules.

Newcrest Mining leaves the Toronto exchange

Australia’s No.1 gold producer said the anticipated benefits of being listing in the TSX have not been realized to date

Newcrest braces for rough start of the week

The gold miner is set to report one of the largest losses ever posted by corporate Australia.

Newcrest expects writedowns to reach as much as A$6.2 billion

Gold miner will write $273 million off the value of its investment in gold miner Evolution Mining, and $360 million off fixed assets, inventory and exploration.

Newcrest Mining free falling takes firm to a nine-year low

Australia's top gold miner writes down $6bn in assets and will cut about 100 jobs.

Newcrest licence to Australia's largest gold mine challenged

Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) (TSX:NM), one of the world’s top five gold miners by production, reserves and market capitalization, is facing a lawsuit that challenges its licence to Australia’s largest underground gold mine, Cadia Far East.

Newcrest Mining issues production report for quarter ending September 2012; Gold production down 21.6% YoY

On October 18, 2012, Newcrest Mining Limited issued its quarterly report for the three months ending September 30, 2012.

Newcrest announces temporary suspension of mining operations at Ridgeway underground mine

Today, Newcrest Mining Limited announced that mining operations at the Ridgeway underground mine have been temporarily suspended following the failure of a section of the conveying system on September 12, 2012.

Newcrest restarts Lihir mine

Gold producer Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) resumed its operations at the Lihir project, in Papua New Guinea, following the resolution of a dispute lodged by the Lihir Mining Area Landowners Association (LMALA).

Land fight forces Newcrest to shut Lihir gold mine

Australia’s largest listed gold company by market capitalization, Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM), said Tuesday it had to suspend production at its flagship Lihir mine in Papua New Guinea, as protests from a local landowners’ group keep escalating.

Newcrest Mining cuts gold production forecast

Newcrest Mining, the world's No.3 gold miner, on Tuesday cut its production forecast for this year, saying its major projects had struggled to reach output targets.