- Andrew Mackenzie
- Atlas Copco
- Coober Pedy
- Ernst and Young
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Gascoyne Resources
- iron ore
- mining royalty
- NRW Holdings
- Rio Tinto
- South Africa
- South Australia
- Tom Albanese
- Western Australia
- Montezuma upgrades WA manganese mine
Montezuma Mining has upgraded its 100 per cent-owned Yanneri Ridge manganese facility in Butcherbird, Western Australia — the largest onshore facility of its type in the country — following optimistic test results that have exceeded expectations.
- Newmont set to increase gold output at Tanami
Newmont Mining’s $US120 million ($154 million) expansion of the Tanami gold mine on the border of Northern Territory and Western Australia was officially opened this week.
- Chevron withdraws from Great Australian Bight exploration
Energy giant Chevron is abandoning its $400 million exploration plans in South Australia’s Great Australian Bight.
- Metalicity strengthens zinc portfolio with project acquisitions
Metalicity’s emergence as a zinc company has been boosted by the acquisition of two projects in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
- Where does all the gold go?
According to a new report from the World Gold Council, one country purchases over 100 tonnes a year in bars and coins.
- Whitehaven backs strength of coal market as output surges
Whitehaven Coal is confident of a positive outlook for the company in the global coal market.
- GroundProbe adds technology to new underground system
Tech innovation company GroundProbe will present its new Geotech Monitoring LiDAR (GML-Underground) at the inaugural International Conference in Underground Mining Technology in Canada.
- Northern Star to launch training program earlier than expected
Northern Star Resources executive chairman Bill Beament has expressed excitement at the renewed potential of his company’s $50 million apprenticeship program, first announced at the Diggers & Dealers conference in August.
- Plymouth secures lucrative lithium-tin agreement
Perth-based company Plymouth Minerals has secured a 50 per cent stake in the San Jose lithium-tin mine in Spain from project partners Valoriza Minería.
- Iron ore dips below $US60/tonne
The Iron ore price has fallen below $US60 a tonne for the first time since late June.
- First zinc delivered from Thalanga
Red River Resources has delivered first zinc concentrate from the relaunched Thalanga mine in Queensland.
- WA’s Avenira raises over $13m for Boabab phosphate project in Senegal
Australian agricultural investor Avenira has secured around $13.5 million of investor funding for its West African Boabab phosphate project.
- WorleyParsons raises $253 million to fund AFW takeover
Following on from the recent announcement that WorleyParsons was to purchase North Sea oil & gas provider AFW UK, the company has announced that it has raised $253 million from its shareholders (at a price of $13 per share) via institutional entitlement offer to help fund the purchase.
- WA Liberal’s gold royalty hike block backed by industry
The industry has commented on yesterday’s Liberal Party block of the Western Australian Labor Government’s planned gold royalty hike.
- Roy Hill unveils technology to ensure safety at iron ore operations
Iron ore company Roy Hill has introduced the first dynamic multiple Geofence package that has been interfaced to fixed and mobile asset elements within the boundaries of the coarse ore stockpile.
- Century zinc mine on track for 2018 restart
New Century Resources has secured $US45 million ($58 million) in funding for the restart of the Century zinc mine in Queensland.
- Pilbara Minerals secures final approval for Pilgangoora expansion
Pilbara Minerals has secured final work approvals for the completion and operation of its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.
- Gold price fluctuates in September quarter on US dollar, North Korea concerns
ABC Bullion’s Nicholas Frappell reviews the performance of the gold market in the September quarter in the company’s precious metals review for the three months.
- NSW Government secures Springvale coal mine expansion
The New South Wales Government plans to allow Centennial Coal to continue operations at its Springvale mining operation, overriding a Land and Environment Court decision and securing over 600 jobs in the Lithgow region in the process.
- Mining companies should reconsider incentive schemes for executives: analysis
Mining companies have been urged to reassess traditional remuneration practices and adjust to the industry’s current business climate.