Overview GOLD - ATTRIBUTABLE PRODUCTION - 565,695 ounces (543,969oz) - Total cash cost, $300 per ounce ($298/oz) - Attributable gold sales, 560,752 ounces (512,659ozs) at an average realised $563 per ounce ($542/oz) - Margin, $263 per ounce ($244/oz) - DEVELOPMENT - Boddington Expansion, owner review commenced - Groundrush, feasibility scheduled for completion June 2001 - Perama (Greece), licensing and approvals progressing - Yamfo-Sefwi/Area E (Ghana), feasibility completion due January 2001 - EXPLORATION - End of field season results in reduced activity - Boddington, high grade quartz vein confirmed at Hovea
NON-GOLD - GOLDEN GROVE (Zinc-Copper) - Zinc concentrate production - 41,773 tonnes (67,862t) - Average realised zinc price 87.
Permit WA-481-P is located in shallow waters, to the west of the onshore Dongara, Beharra Springs and Waitsia gas fields, and the Jingemia, Hovea
and Cliff Head oil fields.
Burdon and Thrall believe that by bringing together the best lines of bradyrhizobia and a range of native shrubby legume species -- in genera such as Acacia, Daviesia, Dillwynia, Oxylobium, Hovea
and Pultenea -- revegetation projects throughout the country will be given a significant boost.
At Boddington, a new zone of shallow mineralisation was discovered at Hovea
and resource potential is being assessed.
Permit WA-481-P is located in shallow waters, to the west of the onshore Dongara, Beharra Springs and Waitsia gasfields, and the Jingemia, Hovea
and Cliff Head oilfields.