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Esmarie Swanepoel


Esmarie Swanepoel is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor: Australasia for Mining Weekly.


Received BTech degree in Journalism from the Tshwane University of Technology

Spitfire/Excelsior merger gets expert backing

14th August 2018 An independent expert has concluded that the proposed merger between juniors Excelsior Gold and Spitfire Materials is in the best interest of Excelsior shareholders. The merger will be implemented through a scheme of arrangement, with Spitfire to acquire all of the issued capital of Excelsior by... 

Sabre's Sherlock Bay project still proving positive

14th August 2018 ASX-listed Sabre Resources will proceed with scoping and prefeasibility studies on its Sherlock Bay nickel/copper/cobalt project, in Western Australia. The decision comes after a review and update of a mining study on the Sherlock Bay project was conducted, which provided Sabre with updated... 

Gold Mountain boosts its exploration efforts in PNG

14th August 2018 ASX-listed Gold Mountain has completed the assembly and commissioning of a large-capacity mobile plant to process coarse gold and platinum bulk samples. Gold Mountain holds a number of exploration tenements in Papua New Guinea, with its flagship Crown Ridge project in the final stage assessment... 

Terramin refinances standby term facility

14th August 2018 ASX-listed Terramin Australia has struck a refinancing deal with shareholder Asipac Group to restructure a standby term facility. The existing unsecured facility has now been increased from A$3.25-million to A$5.25-million on similar terms and will be secured in accordance with the terms of the... 

Balama fines circuit gets an upgrade

14th August 2018 The commissioning of attrition cells for the fines graphite circuit at the Balama graphite project, in Mozambique, has been successfully completed, ASX-listed Syrah Resources said. The company told shareholders that initial assessment was showing significant improvement in fines graphite fixed... 

Western Surat gas project receives final enviro nod

14th August 2018 ASX-listed Senex Energy has been given commonwealth environmental approval for its Western Surat gas project, bringing the project one step closer to development. Along with the previously granted state environmental approvals and petroleum lease, Senex has received all primary approvals to... 

Boonanarring on track and budget - Image

14th August 2018 Commissioning and first production from the Boonanarring mineral sands project, in Western Australia, remained on track for the fourth quarter of this year, owner Image Resources said. The company on Tuesday said that construction of the opencut mine started in April, with the exposure of first... 

Whitehaven posts record profits

14th August 2018 Coal miner Whitehaven Coal has reported a record net profit after tax of A$525.6-million for the 2018 financial year ending June, with sales revenues up by 27% and underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) up by 32% on the previous financial year. Revenue... 

APA takes up A$13bn offer

13th August 2018 The directors of energy infrastructure business APA Group have unanimously recommended a near A$13-billion takeover offer from a consortium led by CK Infrastructure Holdings. The A$11 a share offer was first flagged in June this year, with the consortium, which also includes CK Asset Holdings... 

Santos expands drilling in Cooper basin

13th August 2018 Oil and gas major Santos has started operation of a fourth rig in the Cooper Basin, as part of a drive to produce more natural gas to supply the east coast domestic market. The company on Monday said that the rig will drill eight wells by the end of this year, starting with the Big Lake field,... 

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