Australian Mines announced that its Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in North Queensland could generate $5 billion in free cashflow over the mine life.
Nearly a third of participants involved in the current round of an ongoing state-backed commodity exploration scheme in Western Australia are focusing on battery metal discoveries.
BHP has released statistics suggesting that the global uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) could be larger than the company initially anticipated.
Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM), a subsidiary of Pure Minerals, has appointed Lycopodium to undertake a pre-feasibility study (PFS) for its battery materials refinery in Townsville.
First Quantum Minerals has signalled the potential comeback of its Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt operation in Western Australia next year if commodity prices continue to rise.
Australia has mapped out its 2019 critical minerals strategy which envisions the country as a world leader in exploration, extraction, production and the processing of critical minerals.
Panoramic Resources has shipped first concentrate from the company’s recommissioned Savannah project in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
OZ Minerals and Red Metal have formed a joint venture agreement aimed at fast tracking the search for greenfields discoveries at projects in Western Australia and Queensland.
Panoramic Resources is only weeks away from shipping first concentrate from its Savannah nickel-copper-cobalt project as recommissioning of the Western Australian operation accelerates.
Australia has been one of the world’s key movers when it comes to the tech metals bonanza that has taken hold of the mining industry
MICROMINE has won a contract to implement the Pitram fleet management and mine control software at Independence Group’s (IGO) Nova nickel-copper-cobalt mine in Western Australia.
Australian Mines has released its bankable feasibility study (BFS) for the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in North Queensland, revealing a capital requirement of $US974 million ($1.35 billion).
Broken Hill Prospecting has issued a dispute notice to joint venture (JV) partner Cobalt Blue Holdings over the Thackaringa cobalt project near Broken Hill, New South Wales.
Barminco has been awarded a four-year contract extension worth $240 million with Independence Group (IGO).
Pure Minerals may develop a new ore processing plant in Townsville, Queensland following its acquisition of emerging nickel-cobalt company Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM).
The Australian Academy of Sciences has launched a comprehensive 10-year plan for Australian geoscience development.
Blackham Resources and A-Cap Resources have signed a farm-in joint venture (JV) agreement over the Wiluna cobalt-nickel project. A-Cap will acquire a 75 per cent interest in the Wiluna project in Western Australia for $11 million.
Galileo Mining has identified exploration targets in the Fraser Range, Western Australia that it has compared with Independence Group’s (IGO) Nova nickel-copper-cobalt ore body.
Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum chairman Nick Giorgetta believes mining’s skills shortage is just years away from being at crisis levels if more Australians aren’t attracted to the industry.
Australian opinion towards the mining sector is at its highest level in six years according to a new study by independent research firm JWS Research.