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Australian Mining looks at the forecast for metals and minerals next year, in its annual Metals Outlook series. In this edition we focus on copper.
Adelaide based exploration company Minotaur has landed the prestigious title of Queensland Explorer of the year for the Artemis discovery.
BHP Billiton has achieved record coal and iron ore production in the September quarter, attributing the results to its “relentless” focus on productivity.
Iron ore production at Rio Tinto’s Pilbara operations rose by 12 per cent in the third-quarter, and the miner says it is on track to deliver a 360 million tonne expansion.
Historic minesites in South Australia are in line for world heritage listing, with national approvals expected by the middle of next year.
The NSW state government will dish out up to $2 million in funds to assist companies looking to undertake exploration drilling programs.
Visual Capitalists and artist Dillion Marsh have created stunning images putting the amount of metal that is actually mined from operations, and globally.
Many people are pointing to society reaching its peak point for mining resources, but when will we actually run out? One person has done the math in this infographic.
BHP Billiton has revealed it is working hard to develop its Olympic Dam expansion, with CEO Andrew Mackenzie calling it a “phenomenal resource”.
Australian Mining apologies for a story it published earlier this week stating that the Mt Lyell mine was to reopen.
BHP Billiton has reiterated its focus on portfolio simplification, with the board meeting this week to discuss strategies.
Rio Tinto has announced it is reviewing its continued holding in the Bougainville copper mine following a bill passed by the island’s parliament.
A new bill passed by the Bougainville parliament has completed the drawdown of mining powers from the PNG national government to the autonomous region.
The managing director of Rex Minerals, Mark Parry, has resigned in the wake of government approvals for the Hillside Project.
Newmont have sought interim injunctive relief from an indonesian export tax to restart their Batu Hijau copper mine
Approval for the Hillside project on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula has met with criticism over its affect on SA’s image as a food and wine state.
Rex Minerals has announced new government approvals for copper mining tenements on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia.
BHP Billiton has lodged an application to construct and operate a demonstration plant for new leaching techniques at Olympic Dam.
Hillgrove Resources has received approval from the South Australian Government to extend the life of its Kanmantoo copper mine.