- Andrew Mackenzie
- Artemis Resources
- BHP Biliton
- Galaxy Resources
- iron ore
- metallurgical coal
- Mineral Resources
- mining boom
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- oil and gas
- quarterly report
- Regis Resources
- Rio Tinto
- thermal coal
- Western Australia
- Woodside Petroleum
- Chinese coal ban puts pressure on Yancoal
Yancoal has been affected by restrictions to Australian thermal coal deliveries into China during the June quarter, resulting in lower sales for the period.
- Woodside returns dip on Pluto LNG issues, low prices
Woodside Petroleum has been impacted by an extension to planned maintenance at the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility offshore Western Australia and lower-than-expected market prices.
- MinRes works to overcome Wodgina commissioning concerns
Mineral Resources has responded to media speculation that approval for commissioning of the next stage of its Wodgina lithium project in Western Australia has been blocked.
- South32 delivers production jump across Australian sites
South32 has recorded an uplift in production across its Australian operations – Cannington, Worsley Alumina and Illawarra.
- Calidus expects 100,000oz/year at Warrawoona
Calidus Resources has revealed potential to produce around 100,000 ounces of gold a year at the Warrawoona project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia over an initial six-year mine life.
- Regis progresses McPhillamys gold development
Regis Resources has submitted the development application and environmental impact statement to the New South Wales department of planning and industry (DPI) for its McPhillamys gold project.
- CBH Resources to cut 130 jobs at Endeavour
CBH Resources expects to cut production and its workforce at the Endeavour lead-zinc mine north of Cobar in New South Wales following a “review of operational strategies.”
- Metro considers Bauxite Hills mine life extension
Metro Mining has updated its reserve at the Bauxite Hills mine, resulting in a significant upgrade to the company’s alumina and silica output.
- Australia’s LNG industry now a $50 billion earner
Australia’s liquified natural gas (LNG) sector is worth $50 billion as exports climbed 21 per cent in the 2019 financial year.
- TNG faces hurdles in progressing Mount Peake approval
TNG has experienced hindrances in completing its final permitting process for its Mount Peake project in the Northern Territory.
- BHP on track for successful year despite productivity losses
BHP remains optimistic about delivering high volumes over the next year despite recording approximately $US1 billion ($1.42 billion) in negative movement in productivity for the 2019 financial year.
- Aeris beats full year copper guidance for Tritton operations
Aeris Resources has reported strong results from its Tritton copper operations in New South Wales, exceeding its full year production guidance.
- Agrimin hands plant design contract to Primero
Western Australian-based minerals company Agrimin has awarded Primero Group an engineering design contract for its Mackay Potash project south of the Port of Wyndham.
- Artemis expands Paterson Province holdings through Rincon acquisition
Artemis Resources has acquired Rincon Resources and its South Telfer project, which lies 12 kilometres from Newcrest’s Telfer mine.
- WA mining salaries now higher than during boom
BDO Australia has reported that wages for some professions in the mining sector are rising above the levels seen in the last boom, particularly in Western Australia.
- Even sewage can reduce operational expenses
As mining managers are constantly trying to find the answers to reduce operational costs it is possible that sewage treatment is being overlooked as part of the solution.
- Mine electrification drives potential for reduced costs
The electrification of mines is not only good for the environment, but could improve project economics and strengthen licence to operate, according to mining executives from Australia and overseas.
- Galaxy exceeds Mt Cattlin production expectations
Galaxy Resources has reported strong production results in the June quarter, beating its guidance at the Mt Cattlin operation in Western Australia.
- BHP considers LNG ships for iron ore exports
BHP wants to introduce LNG-fuelled iron ore vessels, which could transport up to 10 per cent of its product in the coming years.
- Rio Tinto hit by cost blowout at Oyu Tolgoi
Rio Tinto’s cost expectations for its majority-owned Oyu Tolgoi underground mine in Mongolia have risen considerably as the company released its latest quarterly statement today.