Northern Minerals has decided to partially restart operations and exploration at the Browns Range rare earths project in Western Australia following the lift of Commonwealth biosecurity restrictions.
The Queensland resources sector has remained strong during the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing just a 1 per cent drop in jobs during the March quarter.
Edison Investment Research director Charles Gibson has said there is no end in sight for the gold rush, with prices expected to rise to $US1900 per ounce and potentially as high as $US3000 per ounce.
The mining industry will help lead the charge and stimulate the economy as we come out the other end of the coronavirus pandemic.
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A BHP-backed coal mine in Colombia has been accused of violating the human rights of the Provincial Wayuu community amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Australian Government has finalised the primary membership of five industrial relations working groups to find ways to regrow mining jobs post COVID-19.
GFG Alliance has revealed further plans to transform its Whyalla steelmaking facility on the back of its South Australian mine products.
AngloGold Ashanti has recorded a solid operational start to 2020 and surpassed a significant milestone at the Tropicana mine in Western Australia.
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.
Iron ore prices have moved beyond $US100 ($147) per tonne this week following supply concerns and uncertainty in the iron ore market due to worsening COVID-19 situation in Brazil.
The Queensland Government has called on the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) to maximise the resource sector’s role in post-coronavirus recovery.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to return to normal operational rosters of two weeks on, one week off, starting from June 22.
BHP is taking steps to protect and support the remote Aboriginal communities it operates in, on top of its $50 million vital resources fund.
Minerals mined for use in the building and construction sector in Western Australia will not see an increase in royalty rates for the next five years.
Clive Palmer has submitted documents to the High Court opposing the Western Australia border closure, calling it “unconstitutional”.
Victoria is set to defer the collection of $3.5 million in rent and annual fees until January next year to give an immediate boost to mining and exploration companies.
Businesses need to adapt and implement different working practices to manage the current restrictions of social distancing.
Rio Tinto is set de-escalate its coronavirus controls in Western Australia as the state enters its second phase of easing COVID-19 restrictions.
Newmont Corporation has revised its 2020 outlook due to uncertainty associated with coronavirus, including changes to its development schedule and budget.