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- Australian mineral exploration remains untapped
The Northern Territory will take advantage of the $225 million exploring for the future program to capitalise on the untapped mineral potential in the region.
- Workplace experience for women in resources improves
An Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) survey has revealed that women in the resources sector believe their individual workplaces are more inclusive than the broader industry.
- AI-based scanner to identify ore grades
The University of Queensland has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based scanner, which can identify valuable minerals and waste rock in a mine face and unlock further potential for autonomous mining vehicles.
- Lithium Australia commences pilot plant construction
Lithium Australia is set to pilot test a spodumene conversion process that is capable of recovering lithium from fine and contaminated spodumene that fails to meet the feed specifications of today’s converters.
- Volvo advances automated mining vehicles
Volvo Autonomous Solutions has joined forces with Foretellix to develop autonomous driving solutions for mining environments.
- Nickel price climb fizzles
Nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) have declined by more than 8 per cent this week after shortage concerns calmed following a supply deal involving China’s Tsingshan Holding Group.
- Dyno Nobel paints mobile units with Indigenous art
Dyno Nobel has commissioned an Indigenous Yindjibarndi artist to create an art piece for a mobile processing unit (MPU).
- AVZ targets Manono construction for 2021
AVZ Minerals is on track to commence construction of the Manono lithium project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the September quarter.
- Commodity prices a top risk for 2021: KPMG survey
Commodity prices remain the number one risk in global mining, but environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) strategy is on the move, according to KPMG’s global mining risk and opportunities survey for 2021.
- Critical minerals hit the road map in Australia’s future
The Australian Government has reinforced the role it expects the critical minerals sector to play in the country’s future in its third road map for the national manufacturing priority list.
- Eco-mining initiative to drive sustainability in Australia
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has urged mining companies to uphold the values of a new environmental initiative introduced this month.
- Industry leaders rally to decarbonise mining
South32, OZ Minerals and IGO are among the mining companies that have initiated the Electric Mine Consortium to reduce scope one and two carbon emissions in mining operations.
- Follow the leaders: This week’s executive movements
Keep up with the latest executive movements across the mining sector, including at Energy Resources of Australia, SSR Mining, PepinNini Minerals and more.
- Red 5 approved to be King of the Hills
Red 5 has taken a step in restarting mining activities at the King of the Hills (KOTH) gold project in Western Australia after the state government approved its mining proposal.
- Isogate WR knife gate valve reduces cycling discharge, improves wear life
The lightweight, long-lasting Isogate WR knife gate valve comprises stronger materials and includes a thinner gate and advanced rubber technologies to offer improved resistance to wear.
- Atlas Iron advances McPhee Creek plans
Atlas Iron has submitted a mining proposal to Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for its McPhee Creek iron ore project.
- Pilbara Minerals contracts SIMPEC at Pilgangoora
Pilbara Minerals has granted a works contract to SIMPEC for stage one improvements at the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.
- Australian universities rank high for mining courses
Curtin University is the top ranked of four Australian universities that have been named in the top 10 of QS world university rankings’ leading schools for mineral and mining engineering courses this year.
- Newcrest credits company resilience to copper
Newcrest Mining chief executive Sandeep Biswas has observed increasing market interest in the company’s copper assets, saying the base metal is a commodity of the future as much as gold.
- Rio Tinto disputes Australian tax bill
Rio Tinto plans to argue a $406.5 million tax bill from the Australian Taxation Office following its denial of reductions in interest from money borrowed in 2015.