Witwatersrand’s Elephant Lurking in White Rivers

The world’s largest privately-owned gold project is set to be unveiled, with a strong Australia-Africa connection. White Rivers Exploration Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned company of the Creasy Group, is one part of the exploration joint venture (EJV) at the Beisa project; the other is South African gold giant Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. The 65/35 JV in […]

Creasy Not Done Yet

Many have fallen out of love with Australia’s resources sector, but not legendary prospector Mark Creasy. After all, despite his fame and wealth, Creasy is an explorer at heart and true believer that there are blue skies ahead amid some of the darkest clouds the mining and exploration sector has seen. “It is a wonderful time to […]

Obtaining Approvals a Challenge for Mine Development

Obtaining the necessary statutory permitting approvals and licences to operate in a timely and cost-effective manner is a major challenge to mine development in South Africa, says multi-commodity exploration company White Rivers Exploration executive director Refilwe Monageng. He says the challenges that mining exploration companies face can be solved through dialogue between government, labour and […]

Mark Creasy’s White Rivers Exploration signs second joint venture agreement in South Africa

South Africa-focused mineral explorer and developer, White Rivers Exploration Pty Ltd (WRE), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Windfall Energy (Windfall), a South African company which holds a majority interest in South Africa’s first and currently only onshore petroleum production right, to facilitate the joint exploration and development of WRE’s Helibron and Kroonstad […]

Mining Indaba 2015: Harmony Agreement for Creasy

Mark Creasy’s White Rivers Exploration Pty Ltd (WRE) is eyeing production from its JV with Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd by 2020. WRE, majority-owned (64%) by the Creasy Group, entered the EJV partnership with South Africa’s third-largest gold miner in October. The EJV covers WRE’s Beisa project and exploration areas near Harmony’s adjacent operations in the Free […]