- battery metals
- coking coal
- Elizabeth Gaines
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Independence Group
- iron ore
- Mineral Resources
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- Olympic Dam
- Port Hedland
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Newcrest cuts cost of Cadia plant expansion by 80%
Newcrest Mining is on track to expand the Cadia gold operations in New South Wales with a much lower investment than previously expected.
- MinRes increases Wodgina power contract to $30m
Contract Power’s agreement with Mineral Resources at the Wodgina lithium project has been updated, resulting in the addition of 17MW of temporary power and an extra $30 million in value.
- Western Areas lines up development plans as demand increases
Western Areas has reported increasing customer demand from the likes of the world’s largest stainless steel company, Tsingshan Group.
- South32 exercises 60% option on Inca Minerals’ Riqueza project
South32 has exercised its exclusive earn-in option on Inca Minerals’ maiden Greater Riqueza zinc-silver-lead project in Peru.
- Saracen Mineral on track to achieve growth plans with strong profits
Saracen experienced a 166 per cent surge in its net profit after tax, which climbed to $75.6 million during the financial year 2018. This is a record figure to Saracen, even after excluding the profit on its King of the Hills sale.
- Galileo likens Fraser Range targets to IGO’s Nova
Galileo Mining has identified exploration targets in the Fraser Range, Western Australia that it has compared with Independence Group’s (IGO) Nova nickel-copper-cobalt ore body.
- South Australian mining job opportunities on the rise
Mining job opportunities in South Australia are trending up according to a report from research body Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance (RESA).
- Rio Tinto launches diamond pipe at Diavik mine
Rio Tinto has opened a fourth diamond pipe at the Diavik diamond mine in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
- Tyranna Resources to acquire US Cobalt
Western Australia-based Tyranna Resources is to acquire 100 per cent of Nevada-based US Cobalt.
- MMG performance propped up by Dugald River mine
MMG’s revenue increased by $US149 million ($203 million) in the first half of 2018 due to the Dugald River mine’s first commercial production in Queensland.
- Newcrest competition highlights core tray analysis innovation
A competition held by Newcrest Mining has resulted in an innovative solution that uses machine learning for the analysis of historical mining core trays.
- Australia to lead tripling of global lithium production
Global lithium production is set to triple over the next four years, according to information from data and analytics company GlobalData.
- BHP’s Olympic Dam slowed by technical concern
BHP is reportedly working to fix a technical issue that has disrupted its processing facilities at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
- GR Engineering wins Saracen contract at Carosue Dam
The mining services company has secured a contract for the engineering design, procurement and construction of a paste backfill plant at the Carosue Dam gold operations.
- Gascoyne raises $19 million funding for Dalgaranga gold
Gascoyne Resources has raised $19 million through an oversubscribed placement.
- Monax enters vanadium farm-in with Mithril at Limestone Well
Monax Mining has entered a farm-in and joint venture (JV) agreement with Mithril Resources to earn up to 80 per cent of Mithril’s Limestone Well tenements in Western Australia.
- Northern Minerals achieves mechanical completion at heavy rare earths plant
Northern Minerals has reached mechanical completion at its 60,000 tonnes a year Browns Range dysprosium pilot plant, having installed, powered up and tested all components of the process plant.
- Artemis resumes exploration with Novo at Purdy’s Reward
Artemis Resources and joint venture (JV) partner Novo Resources have restarted ground disturbing exploration at the Purdy’s Reward gold project, south of Karratha, Western Australia.
- Chinese demand for high-grade iron ore hits Fortescue
Fortescue Metals Group’s financial performance has slumped as China has focused on using high-grade iron ore at its steel mills.
- Hancock Prospecting extends Atlas Iron takeover bid
Hancock Prospecting through its subsidiary Redstone has extended its takeover bid for Atlas Iron. The offer has been extended to August 31, 20 days later than was originally set and “subject to any further extension”.