- Altura Mining
- Anglo American
- Bowen Basin
- Galaxy Resources
- Gold Fields
- iron ore
- materials handling
- mining equipment
- Newcrest Mining
- New Hope Group
- Newmont Mining
- Papua New Guinea
- Pilbara Minerals
- Prospect Awards
- rare earths
- Rio Tinto
- United States
- Western Australia
- Evolution delivers record low gold production costs
Gold miner Evolution Mining has set a new standard for its gold production costs in the March quarter.
- Veris subsidiary Aqura signs service deal with BHP
Information and communications technology (ICT) company Aqura Technologies, a subsidiary of noted planning company Veris, has entered into an agreement with BHP for a three-year services contract that will see Aqura provide technology infrastructure upgrades for the mining major.
- St Barbara increases production guidance in Q3 report
Gold miner St Barbara has released its third quarter (Q3) results, posting an overall steady performance, with no debts and improved production guidance, but a slight dip in gold production when compared with previous quarters.
- Sayona Mining raises $11m for Authier lithium project
Australian lithium explorer Sayona Mining, known for its lithium projects in Quebec, Canada and Western Australia, has received firm commitments for an oversubscribed capital raising placement to push its Authier lithium project towards production, securing $11 million from institutional investors.
- Olympic Dam ramp-up ‘slower than expected’
BHP’s ramp-up of operations at Olympic Dam following a maintenance program has been slower than expected, forcing the miner to lower its copper production guidance at the South Australian mine.
- Mining, resources and energy job advertisements up 35%
Mining, resources and energy continues to be the jobs category recording the strongest growth in advertisements on recruitment portal, SEEK.
- Intermin posts promising results from WA gold drilling
Gold explorer Intermin Resources, owners of several Western Australian gold interests, has posted positive results from RC (reverse circulation) drilling of the Jacques Find and Yolande deposits at the Teal gold project, 11km northwest of Kalgoorlie.
- Galena raises $9 million for Abra lead-silver project in WA
Galena Mining has announced the successful raising of an oversubscribed $9 million placement that will be used to advance a pre-feasibility study (PFS) at its high-grade Abra lead-silver project in Gascoyne, Western Australia.
- Gascoyne a month from first gold
Gascoyne Resources is preparing to deliver first gold at the Dalgaranga project in Western Australia next month.
- Rio Tinto delivers iron ore growth
Rio Tinto has released solid results for its 2018 first quarter (Q1), buoyed by year-over-year Pilbara iron ore production growth of 8 per cent, though quarterly growth was down 5 per cent when compared with the previous quarter.
- Artemis showcases Pilbara gold nuggets ahead of ‘serious exploration’
Artemis Resources’ plan to launch an exploration program on the 47K Patch gold-bearing conglomerates in the Pilbara has been approved by the Western Australian mines department.
- Jupiter Mines lists on ASX with massive $240m IPO
Jupiter Mines, known for its 49.9 per cent-owned Tshipi manganese mine in South Africa (the third-largest in the world) and its Central Yilgarn iron ore project in Western Australia, will today begin trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
- Storage and microgrid solutions for mining
Replacing diesel with renewable energy on remote mine sites is an increasing goal in Australia but one that can’t be achieved without the reliability of energy storage solutions.
- Veolia to deliver water treatment plant at gold mine
Kirkland Lake Gold has awarded Veolia Water Technologies a contract to design and supply a reverse osmosis plant to reduce the chloride levels in the water stream at the Fosterville gold mine in Victoria.
- Northern Territory fracking ban lifted
The Northern Territory has ended its ban on fracking. Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the NT Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of an independent fracking inquiry.
- Mining drives CIMIC performance
CIMIC Group released its latest quarterly (Q1) results today, announcing year-over-year growth of 10 per cent to its core businesses, 17 per cent to operating cash flows and a strong net cash position of $912 million, up $634 million from this time last year.
- Maptek optimises approach for strategic scheduling control
Mining software company Maptek’s latest release, Evolution 5, delivers an updated interface for scheduling with attributed solids.
- OZ closes Prominent Hill open pit
OZ Minerals has completed its planned closure of the Prominent Hill open pit in South Australia.
- Ark Mines signs deal with ABM on Old Pirate gold mine in Tanami
Ark Mines has agreed to become the operator of the Old Pirate gold mine in Tanami, Northern Territory following an agreement with owner ABM Resources.
- AngloGold Ashanti seeks new CEO
Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan has resigned as chief executive officer of AngloGold Ashanti after five years in the role and 18 years at the company.