OZ Minerals has mined a record 1.14 million tonnes of ore at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia off the back of strong copper demand.
Newcrest Mining has exceeded its gold production targets at the Cadia gold operation in New South Wales after achieving records for mined ore and throughput rates.
Aeris Resources has achieved its production target at Cracow gold operations in Queensland, after the first 12 months since its acquisition from Evolution Mining were a resounding success.
FTI Consulting will continue to care and maintain the Woodlawn zinc-copper mine following Heron Resources’ decision to enter voluntary administration after struggling to restart the operation, which has been inoperative since March 2020
Sandfire Resources has surpassed its production guidance for the 2021 financial year thanks to strong demand for its copper from the DeGrussa operation in Western Australia.
Perenti has signed a contract with Panoramic Resources for the development of its Savannah nick project in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
The mining of liquid ore containing copper, gold, zinc, silver and lithium from dormant volcanoes could become a reality following research from Oxford University.
Newcrest Mining has started investigations after a localised seismic event occurred at the Cadia gold operation in New South Wales.
IGO has boosted its interest in the Fraser Range nickel-copper joint venture (JV) with Carawine Resources in Western Australia to 70 per cent after spending $5 million on exploration.
The Resources and Energy Quarterly for the June quarter forecasts that export earnings for the 2020-21 financial year will reach a record $310 billion, with the highest-ever shipments of iron ore and a coal bounce-back expected.
St George Mining has established a high-grade nickel-copper sulphide discovery at the Mt Alexander project in Western Australia after receiving assay results.
Sandfire Resources has exported its highest-value shipment of copper concentrate from the DeGrussa operation in Western Australia.
A team of Curtin University researchers have discovered a way to accurately measure the age sulfide ore mineral systems in Western Australia, which could help uncover larger deposits.
BHP has contributed to a $US50 million ($64 million) investment in Jetti Resources, which has developed a new copper extraction technology.
Demand for Australia’s key mineral and energy commodities has been expected to accelerate towards 2030, according to a report commission by the Minerals Council of Australia.
Australian coal exports have continued to steadily rise in value since overcoming China’s ban on the commodity last year, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed.
Researchers from Aalto University in Finland have found a new environmentally friendly method for increasing mineral recovery in minerals processing.
In the wake of record-high copper, iron ore and steel prices, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has made clear the country’s need to control the commodities to ensure China’s economic stability.
Peak Minerals has signed an agreement to acquire privately listed explorer CU2 WA for $7.5 million to expand its copper foothold.
BHP has formed a joint venture with Encounter Resources to develop the Elliot copper project in the Northern Territory.