Gold mining company OceanaGold has announced that aspects of the recent decision of the District Court in relation to the death of one of its workers on site will be appealed by the company’s insurers. OceanaGold has said it will ensure the appeal... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Kit Wilson from OceanaGold to Gold FM this morning to find out what's been happening lately.
Kit has just returned from a conference for the minerals industry. He explained what it was about.
Brian asked whether there were... Continue reading »
The first gold pour from the modern Martha Mine took place on 16 May 1988. Exactly 30 years later, staff and permanent contractors gathered for a spit roast meal to celebrate this event. Work stopped across the site while staff gathered in a marquee... Continue reading »
OceanaGold has received a fine of $378,000 under the Workplace Health and Safety Act 2015, following its acceptance of liability for the death of Tipiwai Stainton in July 2016, and reparations of $350,000.
OceanaGold Waihi General Manager, Bernie... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in for a catch up about mining operations. It was very interesting hearing how water is managed throughout the large operational area of OceanaGold.
Brian Gentil asked, what happens to all the... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to Gold FM for a chat about local operations.
OceanaGold announced Project Martha recently and is interested in feedback about the proposed new mine and associated activities. We had a... Continue reading »
Chorus, New Zealand’s largest telecommunications infrastructure company is about to get busy connecting Waihi to ultra fast broadband services.
Chorus hosted community drop in meetings yesterday to allow locals to ask questions about getting... Continue reading »
It has been two weeks since OceanaGold announced Project Martha.
Estimated to last 11 years, the project has two parts:• A layback of the Martha north wall, removal of the slip material and construction of a new haul road. • An underground mine... Continue reading »
OceanaGold's Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to chat about Project Martha. Brian Gentil asked Kit some questions about the new project.
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OceanaGold's Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to talk about Project Martha.
An announcement about the two-part project, which is estimated to last about 11 years, was made yesterday. It consists of a layback of the Martha north... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Corporation has announced the commencement of the resource consenting process to construct and operate the new Martha Underground mine and another small cutback along the North Wall of the existing Martha open pit.
OceanaGold Waihi... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to talk about local operations.
Brian Gentil asked him when the Correnso Community Meeting is happening and what will be presented at the meeting - besides the jam and scones!
Waihi residents... Continue reading »
On Monday Gold FM received media releases from Hauraki District Council and the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre stating the Gold Discovery Centre has changed ownership.According to the information supplied, the Vision Waihi Trust and Waihi Gold... Continue reading »
OceanaGold will release its financial and operations results for the year next month, on February 22 and it’s tipped to make good reading for investors.
The company achieved a record result with a consolidated annual gold production of 574,606... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Kit Wilson from OceanaGold to get an update on mining activities. He asked about the Baxter Road process plant. You can’t see it from the road, although you can get a good view from the top of Black Hill. Anything happening at... Continue reading »
Thames is the first cab off the rank for ultra-fast broadband, with the CBD area now ready to connect to the new Chorus fibre network.
Internet users in this area should be receiving information from their service provider offering an upgrade to... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson called in to wrap up the year with the OceanaGold East Ender Update.
Kit described this year as the year of the drill, saying geologists believe there is more gold to be found in this region. A lot of exploration has gone on this year and... Continue reading »
Downtown Waihi is opening late tonight - Wednesday, December 20.
We hear Santa will be there with free lollies. Sarah Spicer will be entertaining and the kids can get their face painted too!
Every purchase on the night gives shoppers the chance to... Continue reading »
Laneway Resources Ltd has started a new drilling programme on one of its licences in the Hauraki goldfield - EP 54216 (Owharoa).
The Drilling contract has again been awarded to Waihi based company Alton Drilling. Diamond drilling of the hole began... Continue reading »
OceanaGold is getting positive results and making good progress on the Martha Project underground exploration drill drives.
In a recent market update of the company’s global operation, Mick Wilkes, President and CEO of OceanaGold said, “The early... Continue reading »