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  • China rejects iron ore deal (0) June 2, 2009 A pricing face-off is looming after Chinese authorities have rejected new benchmark iron ore prices.
  • Terminal sale needed, Bligh (0) June 2, 2009 Queensland’s economy is dependent on the sale of key assets, Premier Anna Bligh said.
  • QREX exhibitor preview in July issue (0) June 2, 2009 Australian Mining will present a comprehensive preview in the July issue of exhibitors at the Queensland Resources Exhibition (QREX) in Rockhampton.
  • Free uranium forum to answer questions (0) June 2, 2009 The AusIMM will host a Uranium Industry Public Information Evening on Thursday 11 June.
  • Gold output expected to rise, Surbiton (0) June 1, 2009 Australian gold production is expected to rise in the coming months.
  • Avoca strikes gold in WA (0) June 1, 2009 Avoca Resources has posted record results at its Trident gold mine.
  • Macarthur renews contracts (0) June 1, 2009 Sedgman Limited has extended and amalgamated $80 million worth of operating contracts at Macarthur Coal’s Coppabella and Moorvale coal mines.
  • A mine of biblical proportions (0) June 1, 2009 Waratah Coals proposed Galilee thermal coal project in Central Queensland will have an annual export capacity of 40 million tonnes.
  • Unions against retirement age increase (0) June 1, 2009 Plans to increase the pension age have been slammed by trade unions.
  • NSW mining lease withdrawn (0) June 1, 2009 A NSW mining lease application has been withdrawn by despite gaining land approvals.
  • Tiger Resources roars ahead (0) June 1, 2009 Tiger Resources is one step further to developing a large copper project in North America.
  • Industrea wins BMA collision avoidance contract (0) June 1, 2009 Industrea Limited has announced a $5.4 million contract to supply its CAS-CAM/RF collision avoidance system to BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA).
  • Iron ore miners still smiling (0) May 29, 2009 Benchmark iron ore prices drop 37% but still represent second highest price on record.
  • Junior strikes third-party deal with FMG (0) May 29, 2009 BC Iron has secured an in-principle agreement with FMG.
  • Sustainable mining gets $1.1 m boost (0) May 29, 2009 Mitsubishi Development has committed $1.1 million to sustainable mining.
  • Golden milestone for Coolgardie Gold Project (0) May 29, 2009 Gold producer achieves milestone at the Coolgardie Gold Project.
  • Accommodation for South Hedland (24) May 29, 2009 South Hedland will get two new residential sites.
  • Industry working for indigenous communities (0) May 29, 2009 The Federal Government and the Mineral Council of Australia (MCA) have announced will tackle indigenous poverty in mining regions.
  • Company wins $57 m home (0) May 28, 2009 Decmil Australia has secured a $57 million contract with BHP Billiton for the design and construction of an accommodation village in Port Hedland.
  • Survey highlights skills in demand (0) May 28, 2009 More than 40% of Australian employers are struggling to fill vacancies, a recent survey found.
  • $7.5 billion coal project to create 7,500 jobs (0) May 28, 2009 Waratah Coal’s $7.5 billion thermal coal project is expected to create more than 6000 direct jobs during construction and 1,500 during operation.
  • A special report: A modern renaissance (0) May 28, 2009 Paul Hayes reports on the future of the uranium mining industry in Australia. Part two.
  • Leaders discuss the mine of the future (0) May 28, 2009 Brisbane hosts Mine of the Future Forum
  • Failure of light vehicle steering box shaft (0) May 28, 2009 The Western Australian Department of Mines and Energy has released a safety alert following a steering box shaft failure on a mine site.
  • FMG settles Classic dispute (0) May 28, 2009 Fortescue Metals has reached an agreement in its shipping dispute with Classic Maritime.
  • OZ wins sale approval (0) May 28, 2009 OZ Minerals has received approval for the sale of its Martabe gold and silver project.
  • Govt back-flips on share plan overhaul (634) May 27, 2009 Treasurer Wayne Swan has admitted the Government acted too rashly in its decision to crack down on employee share schemes.
  • Special uranium report: A modern renaissance (0) May 27, 2009 Paul Hayes reports on the future of the uranium mining industry in Australia. Part one.
  • On the rebound (0) May 27, 2009 Rio Tinto’s financial situation may not be as dire as previously thought.
  • Rio Tinto agrees to 33% price cut (0) May 27, 2009 Rio Tinto has agreed to a 33% cut in iron ore prices with Japanese steel makers.
  • Report highlights impediments to growth (0) May 27, 2009 Infrastructure suffers from a cancer of neglect, according to Minerals Council of Australia CEO Mitchell Hooke.
  • Pass the remote (0) May 26, 2009 Ernest Henry copper gold mine has commissioned Australia’s first radio remote controlled drill rig. Jessica Darnbrough writes for Australian Mining.
  • Manage your assets (0) May 26, 2009 One manufacturing company has managed to install a set of recession proof features. Jessica Darnbrough writes for Australian Mining.
  • Time running out for Investment Allowance (0) May 26, 2009 The Federal Government’s Investment Allowance packages have passed through both houses of Federal Parliament.
  • CYU posts positive results (0) May 26, 2009 China Yunnan Copper Australia (CYU) has posted positive drilling results at its Cloncurry North Project in Queensland.
  • Mining giant fined after injury (0) May 26, 2009 Rio Tinto Alcan has been fined nearly $200,000 after a worker fell into a pool of highly corrosive liquid.
  • Business as usual for Newcastle Port (0) May 26, 2009 The world’s biggest coal export harbor, Newcastle Port, has resumed normal shipping movements.
  • Rio redeploys 121 staff (0) May 26, 2009 More than 120 of Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond mine employees will be redeployed in to other areas of the business.
  • Second drill rig goes above and beyond (0) May 26, 2009 A second drill rig will be moved in to Cortona Resources’ Majors Creek Gold Project in NSW to expand its drilling program.
  • Wodgina gets green light in WA (0) May 26, 2009 Atlas Iron will develop the Wodgina DSO Project in the Pilbara.
  • Worker fatality prompts safety report (0) May 26, 2009 A worker fatality in WA has prompted the release of a safety report.
  • OZ restructures executive team (0) May 26, 2009 OZ Minerals has announced a string of new appointments to its executive team.
  • Fox probes heap leaching viability (0) May 26, 2009 Fox Resources is testing the viability of heap leaching operations at two of its metal projects in the Pilbara.
  • WA pleased with uranium news (0) May 25, 2009 The WA Government welcomes BHP Billiton’s plans to develop the Yeelirrie uranium deposit.
  • Positive results for QLD coal (0) May 25, 2009 Northern Energy Corporation has increased marketable reserves at its Elimatta coal project.
  • Open for business (0) May 25, 2009 South Australian Premiere Mike Rann yesterday officially opened OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill mine.
  • Stirling taps into QLD zircon (0) May 25, 2009 Stirling Resources has acquired high grade zircon assets in Queensland.
  • Clean jobs (0) May 25, 2009 Researchers have found that the introduction of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme will create more than 25,000 jobs in renewable energy projects.
  • Trade centre to stabilise iron ore pricing (0) May 25, 2009 China has opened the doors to an international iron ore trading centre which is set to pave the way for an iron ore price index.
  • Miners bitter over share scheme changes (0) May 22, 2009 The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) hopes to deliver the results of its employee share scheme survey to Kevin Rudd in a meeting next week, the company’s chief executive ...
  • 23,510 jobs lost by 2020 (0) May 22, 2009 Queensland will experience unprecedented job losses at the hands of the Federal Government’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, Concept Economics’ sector-wide economic model has found.
  • Record spending (0) May 22, 2009 An Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) has found exploration spending is likely to reach record highs.
  • Uranium on the horizon (0) May 22, 2009 BHP Billiton has submitted documents outlining plans to develop Australia’s first new uranium mine in more than 20 years, a BHP spokesperson told MINING DAILY.
  • AMEC Council elected (0) May 22, 2009 AMEC CEO Simon Bennison has announced the election of Will Robinson as President of AMEC.
  • Mining leaders address challenges (0) May 22, 2009 Spending on minerals and energy exploration is likely to reach record highs in 2008/2009.
  • Complete approval (0) May 21, 2009 Iluka Resources received final approval for its $420 million Jacinth-Ambrosia mineral sands project in South Australian.
  • Royalties for Regions scheme under attack (0) May 21, 2009 The West Australian Liberal Party has come under attack for deceiving the public about how its Royalties for Regions scheme is being funded.
  • AMEC brings in big guns (0) May 21, 2009 More than 600 delegates from across the globe have attended the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies’ (AMEC) fifth annual two-day National Mining Congress in Perth.
  • Outrage over tunnel project (0) May 21, 2009 The Australian Conservation Foundation has slammed plans for an exploration tunnel at the Ranger uranium mine in the Kakadu National Park.
  • Super efficient (0) May 21, 2009 One company has improved efficiency and throughput at a processing plant by establishing a predictive life cycle for its primary crusher.
  • How low can you go? (0) May 21, 2009 One machinery company has removed the need for manual labour and conveyor shutdowns when cleaning up on-site spillages.
  • Death at Mt Isa mine (0) May 20, 2009 An Xstrata employee has been killed in an accident at George Fisher mine.
  • Garnaut praises climate action (0) May 20, 2009 The Federal Government is on the right track with its climate change policies, according to Ross Garnaut
  • Gold research partnership (0) May 20, 2009 An emerging gold developer has joined forces with CSIRO to improve the geological understanding of the Albany-Fraser gold belt.
  • Small investors needed (0) May 20, 2009 Engineering contractor MacMahon Holdings has successfully secured $46 million in equity from institutional investors.
  • Rio may change terms (0) May 20, 2009 Rio Tinto may change the $US7.2 billion convertible bond issue with Chinalco to a capital raising to be underwritten by the Chinese company.
  • Dioro offer now open (0) May 20, 2009 Kalgoorlie gold company Avoca Resources has opened its offer to acquire all of the shares in Dioro Exploration.
  • A noble offer (0) May 19, 2009 Noble Group will run Gloucester Coal as an individual asset if its bid succeeds.
  • Mining safety to go national (0) May 19, 2009 State-specific Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) laws may be rolled into a national framework.
  • Zircon appoints new directors (0) May 19, 2009 Zircon has announced two key appointments.
  • Mine safety system goes global (0) May 19, 2009 A real-time risk management system for underground mines will be available globally after a Queensland company was awarded a licence to commercialise the CSIRO technology.
  • OZ Minerals posts positive results (0) May 19, 2009 OZ Minerals has updated resource estimates at its Prominent Hill project.
  • Green light for Avoca (0) May 19, 2009 The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has approved Avoca Resources’ acquisition of Dioro Exploration.
  • Continue safety reform, MCA (0) May 19, 2009 The Minerals Council of Australia has called for the Workplace Relations Ministerial Council to support the development of a Model Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Capital development pays off (0) May 19, 2009 Beaconsfield Gold renews focus on production.
  • Ranger environmental approval (0) May 19, 2009 Energy Resources of Australia’s Heap Leach Facility project will require formal environmental assessment under the Northern Territory Environmental Assessment Act (EAA) at the level of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). ...
  • Minmetals edges closer to OZ deal (0) May 19, 2009 China’s economic planning agency has given the green light for the proposed $1.2 billion acquisition of Oz Minerals by China’s state-owned MinMetals.
  • Share placement a success, Apex (0) May 18, 2009 Apex Minerals has raised $14 million through a share placement to institutional and sophisticated investors.
  • The AusIMM welcomes Federal Budget (0) May 18, 2009 AusIMM CEO Michael Catchpole says the glaring omission from the Budget was the introduction of a Flow-Through Share scheme.
  • SA infrastructure steams ahead (0) May 18, 2009 South Australia’s mining infrastructure is set to take a step in the right direction, according to an industry expert.
  • Leighton lands contract extension (0) May 18, 2009 Leighton Contractors has landed a $160 million contract extension in central Queensland.
  • CME supports state budget (0) May 18, 2009 The Chamber of Minerals and Energy has generally welcomed the WA State Government’s focus on jobs and investment.
  • Coal and iron ore contract win (0) May 18, 2009 Monadelphous has been awarded $100 million in contracts.
  • Modular buildings at Yandi (25) May 18, 2009 A modular-building supplier will install a 1200-bed village and central facilities at BHP’s Spinifex Ridge project in Yandi, north of Newman in Western Australia.
  • Budget ignores exploration, Haase (0) May 15, 2009 Exploration is the biggest loser in the recent Federal Budget.
  • Deal clears latest hurdle (0) May 15, 2009 Rio Tinto’s US$19.5 billion investment deal with Chinalco has passed its latest obstacle after it obtained approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
  • Macfarlane skeptical of ‘fanciful’ forecast (0) May 15, 2009 Shadow Resources Minister Ian Macfarlane slams Budget in an exclusive interview with MINING DAILY.
  • Pilbara is buoyant, Shanahan (0) May 14, 2009 The Pilbara is currently enjoying heightened level of activity, Pilbara Development Commission chairman Tim Shanahan told MINING DAILY.
  • New Mantle tenements granted (0) May 14, 2009 Mantle Mining Corporation has been granted Exploration Licence EL 27035 for an initial six year period in the Northern Territory.
  • Mutiny Gold mineralisation zones (0) May 14, 2009 Mutiny Gold has confirmed five new gold mineralisation zones within the White Well Project area.
  • Federal budget delivers broken promise (0) May 14, 2009 The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has expressed its disappointment in the Rudd Government’s failure to deliver on a key election promise – Flow Through Shares.
  • Ravensthorpe development (0) May 14, 2009 Emerging lithium producer, Galaxy Resources has announced that it has raised $6.65 million via a capital book build to sophisticated investors of State One Stockbroking.
  • Steep profit plunge (0) May 14, 2009 Leighton Holdings has seen its net profits fall 41% for the nine months to March 31.
  • Losses force MacMahon’s hand (0) May 14, 2009 MacMahon Holdings will attempt to raise $60 million through an entitlement offer and share placement.
  • Mount Peake drill results (0) May 14, 2009 TNG Limited reports Davis Tube Recovery (DTR) and metallurgical results.
  • $20.5 million for engineering pavilion (0) May 14, 2009 Curtin University of Technology has welcomed the Federal Government’s $20.5 million funding for a new Engineering Pavilion Complex.
  • Western Areas raises $35.35 million (0) May 14, 2009 Western Areas has successfully completed an ordinary share placement raising $35.35 million.
  • Co-funded drilling program closing soon (0) May 14, 2009 $3 million of funding will be available for the 2009-10 program.
  • Revised Red Dome resource estimate (0) May 14, 2009 Kagara has informed the market that a new resource estimate for the Red Dome deposit at Chillagoe in north Queensland has been completed.
  • Wet ore: a sticky issue (24) May 13, 2009 Handling Wet and Sticky Ore (WSO) is a long-standing issue which has left many mining companies shrugging their shoulders. Louise Wallace writes.
  • Miners don’t get Flow Through Shares in Budget (0) May 13, 2009 The Federal Budget has been met with mixed reviews from the mining sector.
  • WA Index surges past $100 billion (0) May 13, 2009 Western Australian listed companies featured in the Deloitte WA Index surge during April.
  • Joint venture appeals EPA conditions (0) May 13, 2009 Karara Joint Venture will appeal against some of the conditions contained in the Reports released by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) of Western Australia.
  • Price query explained (0) May 13, 2009 Fortescue Metals has attributed a recent jump in its share price to media coverage of the possibility that the company could be listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
  • More nickel jobs to go (0) May 13, 2009 Up to 240 jobs could be lost as BHP Billiton has announced that it will suspend operations at its Leinster nickel mine in Western Australia.
  • Industry welcomes Oakajee injection (0) May 13, 2009 The Federal Government will allocate $339 million over the next four years towards the development of common user facilities at the deepwater port at Oakajee.
  • Nickel project creates 3000 jobs (0) May 12, 2009 A central Queensland nickel project has been given the all clear by the Federal Government.
  • Boart braces for tough year ahead (0) May 12, 2009 Boart Longyear is considering a capital raising to cut debt and brace for lower 2009 earnings.
  • Simulation centre opens doors (0) May 12, 2009 The Australian Simulation Research Office (ASRO) will open its doors in Mackay on Friday.
  • Drill rig collapse sparks concern (0) May 12, 2009 Drill rig collapse prompts safety alert.
  • Nickel miners join forces in WA (0) May 12, 2009 Two leading nickel miners have joined to maximise one of Australia’s largest high grade nickel resources.
  • Gold miner steps ahead (0) May 12, 2009 A1 Minerals is one step closer to gold production at its BrightStar Project in WA.
  • Budget an opportunity, Roche (0) May 12, 2009 The QRC’s Michael Roche says tonight’s Federal Budget is an opportunity for the Government to help to create jobs and infrastructure in regional Queensland.
  • Pilbara receives 100km pipeline (0) May 12, 2009 An underground pipeline will be used to transport iron ore more than 100km across WA’s north-west.
  • Deficit will not hurt mining sector, analyst (0) May 11, 2009 An IBIS World analyst says the 2009 budget will not have a significant impact on the mining industry.
  • BHP introduces extended parental leave (0) May 11, 2009 BHP Billiton has introduced a standardised minimum period of paid parental leave.
  • Cape Lambert acquires CopperCo (0) May 11, 2009 Cape Lambert Iron Ore Limited will acquire the assets of CopperCo Limited.
  • A fruitful partnership (0) May 11, 2009 A new joint venture between Australia’s Gindalbie Metals and Chinese company Ansteel is an example of a successful international partnership.
  • Budget support for junior explorers (0) May 11, 2009 AMEC chief executive Simon Bennison wants the new Federal Budget to address a lack of infrastructure for junior iron ore miners in WA.
  • CPRS comes at a cost to coal (0) May 11, 2009 The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme to force the closure of 16 coal mines and slash a further 10,000 jobs: ACA
  • Minerals Week 2009 (0) May 8, 2009 The impact of the global recession and key Government policies on the minerals sector will be the focus of this year’s Minerals Week.
  • Deacon reserve increase (0) May 8, 2009 Deacon Ore Reserve has increased by 29%.
  • Take no action, Dioro (0) May 8, 2009 Dioro Exploration managing director Rhod Grivas has reiterated his stance that the company’s shareholders take no action over Avoca Resources’ takeover bid.
  • Ore study to save millions (0) May 8, 2009 Curtin University is conducting a two year study into wet and sticky ore.
  • Uranium won’t mean waste, Moore (0) May 8, 2009 Increasing uranium mining will not result in WA storing nuclear waste, according to WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum.
  • NT approves uranium exploration (0) May 8, 2009 NT Government has approved a uranium exploration application.
  • Accidents cause shortfall (0) May 8, 2009 BHP Iron Ore will fall short of its production guidance after a number of safety incidents disrupted operations, Iron Ore president Ian Ashby said.
  • Maintenance Management: incl. Condition Monitoring (0) May 7, 2009 Australian Mining invites editorial contributions and story ideas for its Maintenance Management feature in the June 2009 issue.
  • Minerals Processing (354) May 7, 2009 Australian Mining invites editorial contributions and story ideas for its Minerals Processing feature in the June 2009 issue.
  • Product Focus: Materials Handling (0) May 7, 2009 Australian Mining is inviting editorial contributions for its Materials Handling Product Showcase coming up in the June 2009 issue.
  • Hard Rock Mining (0) May 7, 2009 Australian Mining invites editorial contributions and story ideas for its Hard Rock Mining feature article coming up in the June edition.
  • An Olympic divestment (0) May 7, 2009 Territory Resources will divest its shares in Olympia Resources.
  • Stirling raises $10 m (0) May 7, 2009 Stirling Resources has raised a $10 million commercial bond.
  • Economy v community (0) May 7, 2009 The minerals industry views community activities in terms of economic costs, a recent study read.
  • Hunter terminal is on schedule, NCIG (0) May 7, 2009 The NCIG says Newcastle coal terminal will be up and running by next year as planned.
  • Immediate exploration benefits (0) May 7, 2009 According to an independent report, a Flow Through Shares (FTS) scheme would have immediate benefits to the Australian mining industry.
  • Xstrata Q1 production surges (0) May 6, 2009 Xstrata has announced an increase in production in its Q1 Interim Management Statement.
  • Miners compete for safety crown (0) May 6, 2009 Sunrise Dam has won the CMEWA’s Surface Mine Emergency Response Competition.
  • Ponton maiden resource (0) May 6, 2009 Uranio Limited has announced a maiden Inferred Resource Estimate (IRE) for the Double 8 uranium prospect.
  • Atlas acquires Haddington tenements (0) May 6, 2009 Atlas Iron has given Haddington Resources notice of its intention to exercise its option to acquire the iron ore rights to six Pilbara tenements from Haddington.
  • Savage River operational update (0) May 6, 2009 Grange Resources has advised that the Autogenous Mill # 1 at Savage River has now returned to its normal production rate.
  • Stirling expands zircon assets (0) May 6, 2009 Stirling Resources has extended its mineral sands investment, with an agreement to transfer its zircon assets.
  • Ready for uranium (0) May 6, 2009 Outdated thinking has made it difficult for Queensland to take advantage of its abundant uranium reserves, Queensland Resources Council (QRC) chief executive Michael Roche told MINING DAILY.
  • Stronger Aussie dollar to benefit industry (0) May 6, 2009 A stronger Australian dollar may stimulate the Australian mining industry, analyst.
  • Industry activity falls again, Ai Group (0) May 5, 2009 Activity in Australia’s services sector has fallen for the 13th consecutive month.
  • Activity at Central Yilgarn Province (0) May 5, 2009 Southern Cross Goldfields has commenced drilling within the Central Yilgarn Gold and Nickel Province.
  • Deal or no deal (0) May 5, 2009 Mining companies must be prepared to deal in a dynamic market, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
  • OZ management goes lean (0) May 5, 2009 Andrew Michelmore will resign from OZ Minerals to take up a senior executive role with Minmetals.
  • Track access opportunities (0) May 5, 2009 Rail access consultant Paul Bugler explores the changing face of track access for coal producers.*
  • Opposition leader slams Rio deal (0) May 5, 2009 Malcolm Turnbull says Rio Tinto deal against national interest.
  • Integrated QREX program in 2009 (0) May 4, 2009 Rockhampton’s Queensland Resources Expo 2009 (QREX) is a must-attend event in July.
  • Vale invests in simulation training (0) May 4, 2009 Vale has invested in equipment simulator technology.
  • Govt delays ETS (0) May 4, 2009 The Federal Government is expected to announce the delay of the ETS at lunch time today.
  • Bright lights of the Hunter (0) May 4, 2009 The Australian film industry is coming to the Hunter Valley.
  • Deep impact (0) May 4, 2009 BHP has released the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed expansion of its Olympic Dam mine.
  • Basic flaws remain in CPRS, Hooke (0) May 4, 2009 Changes to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) do not address its central flaw, according to Minerals Council of Australia Chief Executive Officer Mitchell H Hooke.
  • A final extension (0) May 1, 2009 OZ Minerals lenders have once again extended the refinancing date of its loans.
  • Olympic EIS to be released (0) May 1, 2009 BHP Billiton will today release its Olympic Dam Environmental Impact Statement today.
  • Packaging sale (0) May 1, 2009 Rio Tinto may continue the selling its assets in order to reduce its debt levels.
  • Too early for predictions, Minister (0) May 1, 2009 Queensland’s Climate Change Minister Kate Jones believes it is too early to predict how emissions trading will affect mining jobs.
  • Alumina looks to raise cash (0) May 1, 2009 Alumina Limited announces equity raising to help reduce its debt levels.
  • Coal being left out, ACA (0) May 1, 2009 Australian Coal Association executive director Ralph Hillman believes a carbon emissions trading scheme will cost the coal industry up to $5 billion within its first five years.
  • Record production for Lihir (0) April 30, 2009 Australian miner Lihir Gold he posted its third consecutive record quarter of gold production.
  • Third quarter slump (0) April 30, 2009 Fortescue Metals has slashed its full-year sales forecast by 15% to 26 million tonnes following slower production and a steep fall in third quarter earnings.
  • A fine endeavour (0) April 30, 2009 CBH has released its quarterly report to 31 March.
  • A safe bet (0) April 29, 2009 Radiometric measurement is a safe and non invasive solution that is ideally suited for level limit detection, density and interface layer measurement. Endress+Hauser Australia’s product manager Simon Rigling writes for ...
  • ETS is expensive and flawed, MCA (0) April 29, 2009 The Minerals Council of Australia has criticised the proposed Emissions Trading Scheme.
  • Trade deficit to balloon, report (0) April 29, 2009 Australia’s trade deficit to balloon, according to Access Economics.
  • EPA approval for Karara Project (0) April 29, 2009 The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has released its reports for the Gindalbie Metals owned Karara Iron Ore Project.
  • Bootu Creek achieves 94% production (0) April 29, 2009 The Board of OM Holdings has released March 2009 Quarter results for the Bootu Creek Manganese Mine.
  • Balla Balla receives green light (0) April 29, 2009 Aurox Resources secures Environmental Ministerial Approval.
  • Solomon Group resource upgrade (0) April 29, 2009 Fortescue Metals Group has announced an increase to its Resource Estimate for its Solomon Group tenement area.
  • OZ still extending (0) April 29, 2009 OZ Minerals’ quarterly report reveals that the miner is still working with lenders seeking to refinance its loans.
  • TNG releases drilling results (0) April 29, 2009 TNG has reported initial results from its Mount Peake Project in the Northern Territory.
  • Historical Tax Anomaly Threatens to Destroy Mining Future (0) April 29, 2009 By Greg Chalmers, President, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy; CEO, Jellinbah Resources.
  • Avoca steps up Dioro chase (0) April 28, 2009 Avoca is attempting another takeover bid for Dioro Exploration.
  • Remembering fallen workers (0) April 28, 2009 A memorial service is being held in Perth to commemorate workers who have been injured or killed.
  • SA Greens call for royalty increase (23) April 28, 2009 South Australia should double its existing royalty rate, according to a Greens MP.
  • Maintenance work ends in injury (0) April 28, 2009 Mobile crusher accident prompts safety alert.
  • Contractor slashes 360 jobs (0) April 28, 2009 Macmahon Holdings will slash 360 jobs from its coal projects in the Bowen Basin.
  • Tender briefings, are they valuable? (0) April 28, 2009 Bid Write offers tips for buyers (especially procurement staff that usually organise the briefings) and bidders/sellers to get the most out of tender briefings.
  • National merger may go ahead (0) April 27, 2009 The NT Resources Council is considering a national merger with 11 industry groups.
  • Honeymoon has begun (0) April 27, 2009 Construction has begun at SA’s Honeymoon uranium mine.
  • Another sale for OZ (0) April 27, 2009 OZ Minerals has sold one of its most highly prized assets to China Sci-Tech Holdings Limited (CST) for US$211 million cash.
  • Drilling to safety (0) April 27, 2009 Industrea Limited has signed a $2 million contract to supply underground directional drilling and gas drainage equipment.
  • Mining construction to fall 20%, BIS (0) April 27, 2009 Upcoming construction at several mining projects could be in doubt as Australia’s level of construction work is expected to fall by 20%.
  • Indigenous agreement endorsed (0) April 27, 2009 Aboriginal companies will manage mining royalties under a new scheme.
  • New equipment needed, CSIRO (0) April 27, 2009 The CSIRO is developing new exploration technologies.
  • Queensland quarterly snapshot (0) April 27, 2009 The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) releases quarterly report charting the performance of the State’s minerals and energy sector.
  • Swan approves OZ – Minmetals deal (0) April 24, 2009 Wayne Swan has given the Green light to Minmetals’ OZ Minerals deal.
  • Council to achieve zero harm (0) April 24, 2009 The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council has met in the Hunter to improve mine safety methods.
  • CPRS ‘just crazy’, Coates (0) April 24, 2009 Xstrata Australia Chairman slams Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).
  • Rio sells African asset (0) April 24, 2009 Australian based resources development and investment company Gulf Resources has signed a Sale and Purchase agreement with Rio Tinto.
  • Newcrest maintains goals (0) April 24, 2009 Newcrest Mining’s gold production for the first quarter of 2009 was down 5% from the previous quarter.
  • ERA looking to expand (24) April 23, 2009 Energy Resources of Australia hopes to extend the life of Ranger mine.
  • BHP forced to sell cheap (0) April 23, 2009 Customer deferrals have forced BHP to sell its ore cheaply.
  • ETS will hurt Australia, Xstrata (0) April 23, 2009 The proposed trading scheme will cost Australia billions, Xstrata chairman Peter Coates said.
  • Outback Metals bid (0) April 23, 2009 Outback Metals has increased its bid for Queensland Ores to one Outback Metals share for every four Queensland Ores shares, an increase of 16.49%.
  • AMEC welcomes new Director General (0) April 23, 2009 The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has welcomed the appointment of Richard Sellers to the role of Director General of the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP).
  • Western Areas quarterly activities report (0) April 23, 2009 Western Areas has released the company’s quarterly activities report, indicating low cost nickel production and record development at Flying Fox, and encouraging developments at Spotted Quoll.