the purchase of a controlling interest in abelle cost harmony a$155 million and was primarily carried out to acquire abelle's gold mining projects in papua new guinea. the driving forces behind abelle limited, sydney businessmen peter cook and peter newton, earlier had also sold another gold mining company to harmony, hill 50 gold , for a$233 million in 2002.
the paddington gold mine is a gold mine located 5 km south of broad arrow, and 30 km north of kalgoorlie, western australia. it is operated by norton gold fields limited, having acquired the mine from barrick gold on 25 august 2007 for a$45 million. paddington gold are major sponsors of the new local rugby league club, goldfields titans.
the davyhurst gold mine is a gold mine located 53 km south-west of menzies, western australia, near davyhurst. the mine was recently acquired by swan gold mining limited, having formerly been owned by monarch gold mining company ltd, and went on care and maintenance shortly before monarch went into administration in june 2008.
the wiluna gold mine is an active gold mine in western australia near the town of wiluna. the mine was active from 1984 until its closure in 2007; when it was put into care and maintenance ; and again from late 2008 to june 2013 when the owners, apex minerals, went into receivership.
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 km 2 of land. it is located at the junction of the yilgarn craton and the fraser range mobile belt.
the gwalia gold mine is located at gwalia, a few kilometres south of leonora, western australia. it was originally established by welsh miners in the late 19th century and herbert hoover, the later president of the united states, served as the mine manager in its early days from may to november 1898. it is operated by st barbara limited.
the granny smith gold mine is a gold mine 21 kilometres 13 mi south of laverton, western australia near mount weld. it is operated by goldfields and, since the end of 2013, part of its yilgarn south operation, which consists of granny smith, the lawlers gold mine and the darlot-centenary gold mine .
solgold formerly solomon gold is an australian gold and copper mining company which is listed on the toronto stock exchange and london stock exchange.. solgold's board and management is made up of professionals who have extensive knowledge in exploration, mine development, investment, finance and law.they hold approximately 15.1% of the company's issued share capital.