The global mineral resources industry has not been as quick to ride on the waves of the boom and bust cycles as other industry peers, McKinsey & Company partner Prabhav Sharma said.
South32 has increased production at its Illawarra metallurgical coal operation by 39 per cent following longwall moves at the Appin and Dendrobium collieries.
A negative of any downturn is the reduction in development and exploration it brings. Australian Mining explains how industry has responded since market conditions have improved.
ABC Bullion chief economist Jordan Eliseo discusses the relative benefits of gold and bitcoin.
OZ Minerals is on the verge of starting a number of key activities at the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia as it progresses the development.