- Andrew Mackenzie
- Atlas Copco
- Ernst and Young
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Gascoyne Resources
- iron ore
- mining royalty
- NRW Holdings
- Rio Tinto
- South Africa
- South Australia
- Tom Albanese
- Western Australia
- Gold Fields to review exploration plans in light of WA royalty increase
South African gold producer Gold Fields is reconsidering its exploration expenditure in Western Australia in light of the proposed 50 per cent gold royalty hike (from 2.5 to 3.75 per cent) by the McGowan State Government.
- Aura Energy secures approval for uranium project
Aura Energy has received environmental approval by the Mauritian Government for its Tiris uranium project in Reguibat.
- Government iron ore price outlook remains below $US50 a tonne
The Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science remains steadfast in its forecast that the iron ore price will average below $US50 a tonne in 2019.
- Miners in WA’s Goldfields pursue unskilled workers
An abundance of positions for unskilled mine workers that have the potential of fetching an annual salary of $82,000 is being offered in Western Australia’s Goldfields region, according to human resources business Mining People international (MPI).
- CSIRO identifies growth opportunities for oil and gas sector
A new roadmap published by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has identified several growth areas to aid the expansion of the Australian oil and gas industry, which is currently challenged by low-cost overseas competition and attempts to reduce carbon intensity within the local energy sector.
- Argosy secures $15m for Rincon lithium project
Argosy Minerals has locked in $15 million in funding through a share placement that will help it accelerate development of the Rincon lithium project joint venture in Salta Province, Argentina.
- 2017 Prospect Awards finalists revealed
The finalists for this month’s 2017 Australian Mining Prospect Awards have been announced. This year’s ceremony, the 13th year the Awards have been staged, will be held at The Ivy in Sydney on Thursday October 26.
- Red 5 lays out plans after mine deal with Gold Fields and Saracen
Western Australian gold company Red 5 has finalised its acquisition of the Darlot mine and the King of the Hills project in the state’s Eastern Goldfields.
- OceanaGold reaches commercial production at Haile gold mine
Australian-headquartered OceanaGold Corp has launched commercial production at its Haile gold mine in the United States.
- Adani selects Townsville and Rockhampton as Carmichael FIFO hubs
India’s Adani has chosen Townsville and Rockhampton as the Queensland cities to host the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) hubs for the proposed Carmichael coal operation in the Galilee Basin.
- VTEC program guides Fortescue employment of 774 Aboriginal people
Fortescue Metals Group is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) program.
- UNSW Professor says off-world mining may launch in the next decade
Associate Professor Serkan Saydam, research director at the University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) School of Mining Engineering, has expressed that off-world commercial space mining will increase in importance in the future. A key organiser of the annual UNSW Off-World Mining Forum in Sydney, now into its third year, Saydam explained to Edith Cowan University students the commercial … Continue reading UNSW Professor says off-world mining may launch in the next decade
- Heron backs surging zinc market as Woodlawn progresses
Heron Resources is buoyant about the spike in zinc prices as it progresses development of the Woodlawn project in New South Wales.
- MinRes makes bid for Hazer clean fuel synthetic graphite tech
Mineral Resources, owners of the Mt Marion lithium project in Kalgoorlie, has made a deal with Perth-based company Hazer Group to create a facility for large-scale, high-grade synthetic graphite production.
- Empire pours first gold at Penny’s Find
Empire Resources has poured first gold at its Penny’s Find gold mine near Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.
- Mining approval processes at risk of corruption: report
Mining industry approval and infrastructure project processes in Western Australia and Queensland have been cited as susceptible to corruption, according to a new report by Transparency International Australia program, Mining for Sustainable Development (M4SD). The program used the Mining Awards Corruption Risk Assessment (MACRA) tool — created by a Transparency International expert to build a methodology for … Continue reading Mining approval processes at risk of corruption: report
- WA gold royalty rate increase to cost 3000 jobs: CME
The Western Australian Government’s plan to raise its gold royalty rate by 50 per cent will lead to almost 3000 jobs being lost, according to economic modelling by the WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME).
- AECOM and Adani highlight importance of infrastructure at IMARC
AECOM technical director Maneesh Gupta has joined the roster of speakers that will present at the 2017 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne this month.
- Safer, faster, cleaner oil storage
Oil contamination is a leading cause of machinery failure. In fact, 90 per cent of machinery failure is due to unclean lubricants. Accidentally mixing even a small amount of different oils together impairs a lubricant’s ability to control friction, wear and corrosion, leading to a manufacturer’s nightmare. It is important that whenever a lubricant is transferred … Continue reading Safer, faster, cleaner oil storage
- Losses grow for Anglo-Australian Wolf Minerals’ UK tungsten mine
Anglo-Australian tungsten producer Wolf Minerals has seen an 18 per cent rise in pre-tax losses for its Drakelands Mine in County Devon, England.