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- Dacian declares maiden gold resource at Phoenix Ridge
Dacian Gold has reported the maiden mineral resource for its Phoenix Ridge deposit at the Mt Morgans Gold Operation (MMGO), near Laverton in Western Australia.
- Construction starts at Abra
Construction has started at the Abra base metals project in the Gascoyne Region of Western Australia.
- Iron ore price drop slows national trade surplus
Australia has recorded a drop in its monthly trade surplus to $5.9 billion, a figure which is attributed to the fall in iron ore prices throughout August.
- TerraCom reinforces Blair Athol rehabilitation commitments
TerraCom is one step ahead in fulfilling its progressive rehabilitation obligations at the Blair Athol mine in Clermont, Queensland, which is part of its condition for acquiring the mine from Rio Tinto for just $1.
- Australian gold miners thrive off recession fears
Australian investors have flocked to gold as a safe haven commodity amid rising fears of a global recession.
- Kerman wins Wyndham Port contract from Agrimin
Agrimin has awarded Kerman Contracting the engineering design contract for the Wyndham Port facility in Western Australia that will support its Mackay potash project.
- Neometals sets path for Barrambie development
Neometals has joined forces with a Chinese research organisation to advance development of its Barrambie titanium-vanadium project in Western Australia, a similar approach it has taken at the Mt Marion lithium project.
- UniSA and ARC Centre of Excellence link up for green mining
The University of South Australia (UniSA) will partner with the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence to develop technologies and improved techniques for extracting and processing minerals that use less water, less energy and minimise waste.
- Pembroke granted environmental approval for $1bn coal project
Pembroke Resources has received environmental authority (EA) for its Olive Downs coking coal project in Central Queensland.
- High-calibre resources executive Caoilin Chestnutt joins Siecap
Brisbane-based specialist project management consulting and advisory firm Siecap has appointed leading mining executive Caoilin Chestnutt as an advisory board member.
- The importance of hydrostatic expertise
Not all hydraulic repairs are equal. For mobile plant equipment, hydrostatic expertise can help keep your downtime down.
- Cardinal to advance gold project with latest funding deal
Cardinal Resources has raised $17.6 million in cash proceeds for its Namdini project in Ghana, West Africa.
- Kalium Lakes gives Beyondie green light for full-scale construction
Kalium Lakes has received board approval for its Beyondie sulphate of potash (SoP) project, allowing full scale construction to begin at the Western Australian operation.
- MinRes withdraws from graphite joint venture
Mineral Resources (MinRes) has abandoned the McIntosh graphite joint venture with Hexagon Resources.
- Sandvik expands 800i series of premium cone crushers
Sandvik has released the 800i series of connected cone crushers to include three new high-performance crushers with automation and connectivity systems (ACS) as standard.
- Licence to operate remains top mining risk
Almost half, (44%), of mining companies globally have ranked license to operate as the biggest risk to business, according to the Top 10 Business Risks and Opportunities 2020 report.
- Metso expands globally with McCloskey acquisition
Metso has maintained its acquisition streak with the latest takeover of McCloskey International, a Canadian mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer.
- Dip in gold drilling puts brakes on exploration activity
Three of the four exploration metrics measured by S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Pipeline Activity Index (PAI) decreased between July and August.
- Albemarle gains momentum at Kemerton with Kerman contract
Kerman Contracting has been awarded a contract by Albemarle Lithium for services at the company’s new lithium hydroxide production plant in Kemerton, Western Australia.
- Flinders Port takes South Australia’s minerals and metals export ‘very seriously’
2019 has been a busy year for the Flinders Port Holdings Group. The company, which owns and operates seven of South Australia’s commercial ports, is expanding and diversifying its operations, while also completing a number of major upgrades to its assets.