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Granny Smith

Granny Smith • PERE Brand
CLIENT: Gold Fields
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Granny Smith Mine is an underground gold mine operated by Goldfields and was founded in 1979. The mine was an open-cut operation until underground mining commenced in 2005.

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Wallaby

Wallaby • Projects Wallaby
CLIENT: Gold Fields
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The Wallaby orebody is located in the Eastern Goldfields Region of Western Australia and is operated by Gold Fields. Barminco provides diamond drilling services.

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Sunrise Dam

Sunrise Dam • Projects Sunrise Dam
CLIENT: AngloGold Ashanti
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Sunrise Dam is located in Laverton, Western Australia and Barminco works with long-term client AngloGold Ashanti to provide underground production mining and development services. Sunrise Dam is Barminco’s largest Australian contract, with over 330 people working at the site and producing approximately 2.6Mt per year. It began as an open-pit mine but is now exclusively an underground operation.

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Tropicana

Tropicana • PROJECTS PIL 6
CLIENT: Macmahon Contractors
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The Tropicana Gold Mine project is located 330 km northeast of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Since 2002, it has been jointly owned by AngloGold Ashanti (70% – manager) and Independence Group (30%). The Tropicana tenements consist of 12,500 km2 of land. It is located at the junction of the Yilgarn Craton and the Fraser Range Mobile Belt.

The Tropicana deposit was discovered in 2005. The nearby Havana deposit was discovered in 2006. Mining commenced in July 2012 and first ore was sent to the crushing circuit in July 2013. The first gold was poured on 26 September 2013. The area has been seen as a new major Australian gold province, previously unexplored due to its remoteness, and dubbed the “Tropicana Gold Belt”.

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Gruyere

Gruyere • PROJECTS PIL 7
CLIENT: Downer Mining
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First ore has been mined in January 2019 at the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia. The Gruyere project is a joint venture between Gold Fields and Gold Road. The Gruyere discovery is a significant high-grade gold deposit and the Mineral Resource has been defined as 148 million tonnes grading 1.3 grams per tonne for 6.2 million ounces of contained gold, making it one of the largest underdeveloped gold deposits in Australia.