Copper prices have continued their resurgence, finishing yesterday’s trading on the London Metal Exchange worth $US6112.50 ($8781) a tonne.
The McGowan Government has amended its mining regulations to further support tenement holders seeking an expenditure exemption.
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.
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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The Queensland Government has announced a $10 million mineral exploration funding boost as part of its Unite and Recover jobs plan in the face of COVID-19 impacts.
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.
Copper has risen to a three-month high of $US5700 ($8193) per tonne this week in a sign the base metal is bouncing back from its COVID-19 slump.
AngloGold Ashanti has recorded a solid operational start to 2020 and surpassed a significant milestone at the Tropicana mine in Western Australia.
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan is encouraging fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers to relocate to the state permanently, following an announcement of new home building incentives.
Adani Australia has awarded BMD a $350 million contract for civil construction works for the Carmichael rail network in Queensland.
Mines in the Kimberly region of Western Australia are set to benefit from the the state government’s lift on interstate travel restrictions.
Queensland explorers are lining up for the next round of exploration grants, with the state government receiving twice as many applications compared with the previous round.
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.