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Ravenswood Gold

Mar 04, 2021
Burdekin breakfast offers gold mine of information

Burdekin breakfast offers gold mine of information

The Ravenswood gold mine expansion will be in the spotlight when the next Burdekin Industry Breakfast takes place in Ayr on Wednesday, March 17. Ravenswood Gold general manager Dave Mackay and Wilmar general manager of cane supply and grower relations Paul Giordani are due to speak at the event. Burdekin Shire Mayor Lyn McLaughlin said… ...

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Jan 29, 2021
Mine expansion brings rich lode of work opportunities

Mine expansion brings rich lode of work opportunities

More than 160 jobs and $50 million in supply opportunities are expected to be generated in North Queensland this year as Ravenswood Gold ramps up. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the expansion project at the gold mine was already benefiting NQ businesses like Thomas Steel, which has won a $10 million-plus contract as part of… ...

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Nov 17, 2020
Steady as she blows at Ravenswood Gold

Steady as she blows at Ravenswood Gold

Orica and Roc-Drill have won the contract to deliver drill and blast services to Ravenswood Gold in historic Ravenswood, west of Townsville. The agreement builds upon the joint service agreements the companies already have in Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Project owner EMR GEAR Consortium is going full steam ahead to develop the Ravenswood Expansion… ...

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Oct 31, 2020
Roc-Drill heads north after Ravenswood contract win

Roc-Drill heads north after Ravenswood contract win

Roc-Drill is relocating its headquarters to Townsville after winning a six-year contract to conduct production blast hole drilling at the Ravenswood Gold mine. The company plans to have 11 silenced drills and a large array of support equipment on the project, as well as employing more than 70 local personnel at the gold site. The… ...

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Oct 20, 2020
Hitachi adds grunt for Ravenswood ramp-up

Hitachi adds grunt for Ravenswood ramp-up

Ravenswood Gold has taken delivery of a new Hitachi EX3600 excavator as it ramps up preparations for the return to large-scale open-pit mining at Ravenswood. Ravenswood Gold chief executive officer Brett Fletcher said the machine was part of an initial $100 million mining fleet to be purchased for the Ravenswood Expansion Plan (REP). The excavator,… ...

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Jul 28, 2020
Mining jobs roll out at Ravenswood Gold

Mining jobs roll out at Ravenswood Gold

Ravenswood Gold is recruiting now for the first 58 mining roles in an expected workforce expansion of more than 200 as it kicks off open-cut operations. It is also close to signing the paperwork for a $110 million investment in mining fleet for the North Queensland gold operation. Chief executive officer Brett Fletcher said the company… ...

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Jun 23, 2020
NQ focus as Ravenswood Gold boosts workforce

NQ focus as Ravenswood Gold boosts workforce

North Queensland will be the focus of Ravenswood Gold’s hunt for about 200 more workers as it ramps up recruitment in the next six months. Chief executive officer Brett Fletcher said the company was about to bring on a recruitment expert to assist with the task. Earlier this month the company announced it had awarded… ...

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Jun 22, 2020
Townsville Enterprise hits the road west

Townsville Enterprise hits the road west

Ravenswood Gold, with its plans to double its workforce, was a highlight on the first day of a Townsville Enterprise North West Queensland road trip. The economic development group has launched the trip to highlight the importance of the Townsville-Mount Isa corridor to the region and Queensland’s COVID-19 economic recovery. Townsville Enterprise chief executive officer… ...

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Jun 02, 2020
Ravenswood Gold advances expansion plans

Ravenswood Gold advances expansion plans

Major design contracts have been awarded to three Queensland-based consulting teams as Ravenswood Gold gears up for a planned expansion by the end of the year. Chief executive officer Brett Fletcher said revised figures indicated the expansion would create 150 contract jobs in construction and at least 200 full-time positions in mining within the next… ...

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