Mining exports in the country skyrocketed in December on the back of a surge in coal and iron ore shipments.
In Australia, the push for diverse workforces is a mining recruitment trend that looks like it is here to stay. However, don’t expect emerging technologies, like autonomous equipment, to heavily influence workforces just yet.
Caterpillar has launched a project that will see the mining equipment manufacturer move further into autonomous technology.
Australian miners are likely to be affected by changes made to Indonesia’s mining policy for exports of minerals including nickel and bauxite.
Exploration budgets in Australia continue to fall, according to a new report from S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Led by increased liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity in Australia, Platts Analytics has forecast a 16 per cent rise in Asian output in 2017.
Improved commodity prices are expected to push Australia’s mining and energy export earnings to a record in 2016-17, according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.
The number of mining deals in Australia is rising, according to Ernst & Young’s (EY) third quarter global mining and metals M&A activity report.
With Australia’s budget deficit worsening, following Papua New Guinea’s lead may help us bring in more revenue from natural gas, sooner.
Australia’s continued determination to dig up coal, while refusing to dig deep to tackle climate change, has put it increasingly at odds with world opinion.
Australia is joining the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an international standard for increased transparency and accountability in the resources sector.
A new performance-based contract for the rail haulage of coal has been signed between Aurizon and long-term customer Syntech Resources, running between the Cameby Downs Mine and the Port of Brisbane.
New booming sectors that reinvent shareholder wealth have attracted Australian mining minnows struggling in the resources downturn
A ramp up in Russian gold production may see the country soon supplant Australia as the second largest gold miner in the world.
A worker has died at the Brightstar gold mine, near Laverton in Western Australia.
The Australian public aren’t the only people shaken by Liberal Government scaremongering in the lead up to the release of the new budget on May 13.
Aditya Birla Minerals entered into trading halt on Friday morning amid speculation there has been a cave in at its Birla Nifty copper mine in the Pilbara.
Chevron’s Gorgon project is 80 per cent complete and on track to deliver first gas in the second half of 2015.
A judge has ruled BHP Billiton was well within its rights to terminate former Ravensthorpe mine manager Isak Buitendag’s employment.
This info graphic shows the top 10 countries by gold production, with Australia coming in at second behind China.