BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has claimed that businesses are navigating “global volatility” in a thinly veiled reference to escalating trade tensions between the United States and China.
OZ Minerals is on the verge of starting a number of key activities at the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia as it progresses the development.
BHP is reducing its 2019 copper guidance by 3 per cent following outages at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia and Spence operation in Chile.
BHP is strengthening its exposure to South American copper by increasing a stake in Ecuador-focused SolGold.
The Australian Academy of Sciences has launched a comprehensive 10-year plan for Australian geoscience development.
Heron Resources has launched underground mining at the Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales with development now almost three quarters complete.
Aeris Resources has launched a $35.1 million equity raising to advance its exploration at Tritton copper mine and Torrens joint venture (JV).
Orion Minerals has neared completion of its Prieska zinc-copper drill-out program and commenced its near-mine exploration in South Africa.
Thiess has been awarded a $420 million contract extension by Antofagasta Minerals to continue its operations at the Encuentro open pit copper mine in northern Chile.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Rio Tinto Exploration has commenced its 3050-metre drill campaign with Antipa Minerals at the Citadel project in northern Western Australia.
Sandfire delivers a record $123 million net profit after tax on the back of DeGrussa’s strong production, low costs and high copper price during the 2018 financial year.
A new South Australian mining research consortium was launched by the University of Adelaide yesterday.
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.
MMG’s revenue increased by $US149 million ($203 million) in the first half of 2018 due to the Dugald River mine’s first commercial production in Queensland.
BHP is reportedly working to fix a technical issue that has disrupted its processing facilities at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
OZ Minerals has significantly increased its profits so far this year after benefitting from higher copper prices and improved operational efficiencies.
Doray Minerals has resumed its underground mining operations at the Deflector gold copper mine after an underground loader caught fire on Wednesday.
Downer EDI has secured a $120 million contract to provide mining services at Cobar Management’s CSA underground copper mine in New South Wales.
OZ Minerals now owns 100 per cent of Avanco Resources’ shares through its subsidiary OZ Minerals Brazil, as the $418 million acquisition of all Avanco’s outstanding shares has moved into completion.
Australian Mines have scheduled four diamond drill holes to test the Arunta West iron oxide copper gold (IOCG) ore deposits at its copper-gold operation in Western Australia.