Newcrest Mining News

Roxgold and Newcrest close deal on Séguéla project in Côte d’Ivoire

Drilling is set to begin April 24 on multiple exploration targets.

Newcrest to fund broad gold exploration in Western Australia

Australia’s largest gold producer has been searching for juniors with appealing assets in Western Australia's Paterson region to jointly develop them.

BHP steps up efforts to win battle for Ecuador’s copper riches

The world’s largest miner has signed an earn-in and joint venture deal with Canada’s Luminex Resources over the Tarqui copper project.

Newcrest inks $65-million JV deal with Greatland Gold

The joint venture will focus on advancing the London-based explorer’s Havieron project in Western Australia's prolific Paterson region.

Newcrest grabs majority stake in Canadian copper-gold mine

Australia’s largest gold producer is paying $806.5 million for a 70% stake in Imperial Metals’ Red Chris copper and gold mine, located in British Columbia.

'Dance partner' hunt heats up in gold, fueled by megamerger push

The megamerger mania now underway for Newmont Mining Corp., Barrick Gold Corp. and Goldcorp Inc. could force mid-tier companies to team up in order to successfully compete.

Barrick open to discuss joint venture in Nevada with Newmont

Chief executive Mark Bristow will discuss a potential JV with rival Newmont only if his company runs the operation.

Australia’s gold production hits new record high

The country's gold production hit an all-time high of 317 tonnes in 2018, breaking the previous record of 314.5 tonnes, which stood for 21 years.

Newmont rejects $18B hostile bid by Barrick, releases private messages

The US mining giant also fired back with a deal that seeks merging operations in the state of Nevada.

Barrick-Newmont merger would leave up to $7B of assets up for grabs

The portfolio would include their Kalgoorlie super pit 50/50 joint-venture in Western Australia, as well as other regional assets such as Porgera, Tanami and Boddington mines.

Newcrest ups stake in Ecuador with Cornerstone deal

Australia’s largest gold producer has signed an option and farm-in agreement with Toronto-listed Cornerstone Capital Resources over two early stage projects in Ecuador.

Newcrest sells Côte d’Ivoire project to Canada’s Roxgold in $30 million deal

Roxgold believes the project has near-term development potential due to its Antenna deposit, which hosts an inferred resource of 5.8 million tonnes.

Monster gold-mining deals pile pressure on those left behind

“The question becomes now, will there be a domino effect?”

Australia's top gold miner boosts bet on Ecuador copper project

Newcrest Mining has upped its holdings in Ecuador-focused explorer SolGold to 15.33% from 13.83%, nudging further ahead of the company's second biggest shareholder BHP.

Newcrest expands footprint in Chile with two gold deals

The Australian major has signed option and farm-in agreements for Cornerstone Capital Resources’ Miocene and Mirasol Mining's Gorbea properties, all of them in northern Chile.

TOTAL wins Newcrest Lihir gold mine mining contract

Total, the 4th largest international Oil and Gas company has been awarded a 4-year contract with Newcrest’s Lihir Gold Mine in Papua New-Guinea (PNG), following a competitive tender process that began last November.

World’s biggest miner speeds hunt for copper assets, buys stake in SolGold

BHP will gain access to SolGold's Cascabel project, in northern Ecuador, believed to have the potential to become one of the largest copper-gold assets ever discovered.

BlackRock's $1.3 billion gold fund feeling pain of miners

“A contributor to this performance in 2018 has been the underperformance of the royalty companies, which the fund has some exposure to."

Newcrest, Harmony joint venture in PNG to cost an extra $1bn upfront

But according to the updated feasibility study total capital expenditure for the life of Wafi-Golpu mine will fall by about the same amount to $5.5 billion.

The world's 10 largest copper mining projects

INTERACTIVE MAP: Together reserves at the global top 10 copper mining projects are worth more than $360 billion.