The Australian mining sector is at a ‘transition point’ with concerns over commodity price volatility expected to be amplified, according to KPMG’s Australian mining risk forecast 2020/21.
Newcrest Mining has continued its bullish development at its Cadia gold mine in New South Wales, leading to operational records headlining the June quarter.
South32 has delivered record production at the Australia Manganese operation in the 2020 financial year, pushing it to above average sales in the June quarter.
Australian Potash has inked an agreement with Mitsui & Co to supply 30,000 tonnes a year of K-Brite sulphate of potash (SOP) from the Lake Wells SOP project in Western Australia.
Kirkland Lake Gold has recorded strong production results for the June quarter as the Fosterville gold mine in Victoria continues to bolster its gold output.
Metso has officially merged its minerals business with Outotec to form a new company with aims to become an industry leader across the minerals, aggregates, metals refining and recycling industries.
BHP has announced a unique method of sourcing suppliers in the Australian mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector through a new program launched with Austmine.
The Australian Government has injected $125 million into expanding Geoscience Australia’s Exploring for the Future minerals exploration program to strengthen the resources sector.
OZ Minerals has signed a deal to export copper concentrate from its Carrapateena mine in South Australia through SIMEC Mining’s Whyalla Port.
The passing of a 30-year-old Blackwater miner has been incorrectly linked to COVID-19, with a post-mortem test confirming a false positive result for the virus.
EHR Resources has partnered with North Arrow Minerals to explore the Naujaat diamond project in Canada under a new agreement.
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Tianqi Lithium has suffered another blow from the softening lithium market after its parent company, Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group, put part of the the company on sale.
Alacer Gold has merged with Canada’s SSR Mining through a $2.6 billion buyout deal, capitalising on a global surge in gold prices.
PepinNini Lithium has changed direction to prioritise its Australian-based assets after suspending the company’s flagship Salta lithium project in Argentina.
Rio Tinto has ramped up its COVID-19 screening measures across Western Australia in an effort to further manage the pandemic.
Queensland’s resources sector has contributed 80 per cent of the state’s $83.3 billion exports value in the 12 months leading to February this year, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The South Australian Government has cut all costs related to exploration and license fees in the minerals sector to soften the blow of the industry’s coronavirus containment procedures.
RPMGlobal has revamped its MinVu shift manager software solution with the release of a dedicated mobile app that is set to transform mining operations.
Western Australia has earned $167.3 billion in resources sales for the 2019 calendar year, according to recent statistics from the state’s Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety (DMIRS).