The Western Australian Government has announced that port fees for mining companies will increase as part of a budget repair program, generating about $95 million for the state.
Emmerson Resources, with project partner Evolution Mining, has secured final approvals from the Northern Territory Government to launch production at the Edna Beryl gold operation in the Tennant Creek area.
Iluka Resources will restart mining at the Jacinth-Ambrosia zircon mine in South Australia in December, reflecting a lift in market conditions and boosting employment in the region.
An Australian first production trial aiming to increase mine efficiency and worker safety and longevity will kick off in Queensland next month thanks to a unique partnership between Wolff Group, Hastings Deering and Caterpillar.
Hancock Prospecting chair Gina Rinehart has won the Excellence in Mining award at this year’s Prime Creative Media Women in Industry Conference and Awards.