Bill Beament, the man who drove the rapid rise of explorer Northern Star Resources to serious mid-tier gold miner, will hand over the chief executive role to chief operating officer Stuart Tonkin.
Struggling mining equipment supplier Emeco Holdings has paid its managing director a $130,000 cash bonus despite posting a $225 million annual loss.
Shares in Doray Minerals were higher after the gold miner posted an unaudited full-year profit before tax of $17.5 million.
US rate-rise risks and a bearish call against miners knocked the Australian sharemarket into the red.
Atlas Iron has been dragged into the legal disputes surrounding Mineral Resources’ push to establish a foothold in the emerging Pilbara lithium sector.