Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is mulling over quarantining overseas travellers returning to the state at mining camps to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading in the state.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has forecast a 60 per cent reduction in fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers at the state’s resources projects this week due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Austin Engineering’s order book has moved by $35 million in revenue after it received orders for more than 100 products in the past few weeks.
Resolute Mining has confirmed that a number of its workers have instigated a strike at the Syama gold mine in Mali, Africa.
A lot has changed in the industry since the beginning of 2020 and the movement isn’t about to stop. Redmap chief executive Ben Woolley weighs in on the sweeping changes that are set to arrive and evolve the sector.
The Queensland government is encouraging the state’s resources industry to discover new economy minerals including nickel, cobalt, copper and gold as part of its exploration funding in the 2020-21 state budget.
In June this year National Group managing director Mark Ackroyd spoke about the impact the pandemic will have on the industry and how mining will help lead the charge and stimulate the economy as we come out the other end of the coronavirus pandemic.
Northern Star Resources and Saracen Mineral Holdings’ announcement of a $16 billion merger has brought anticipation for the rise of a new top 10 global gold producer, with signs there may be more mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the gold sector.
South Australia has confirmed that mining employees considered as essential workers will be exempt from the state’s six-day lockdown.
Joint venture (JV) partners Yancoal and Glencore are set to stand down contract staff at their Hunter Valley coal operations in New South Wales.
With COVID-19 impacting events throughout 2020, the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has created a hybrid format for its conferences, allowing delegates to attend in person or online during 2021.
The Victorian Government is hoping to ramp up minerals licenses across the state to bolster the state’s economy as it recovers from the economic impact of COVID-19.
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has estimated that 60 per cent of Australia’s fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforce is from Queensland, with Western Australia’s eased border restrictions serving as welcomed news for the mining sector.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy has encouraged the mining industry to take part in its 2020 professional employment and remuneration (PER) survey.
Getting products from mine to port for export is a key step in the supply chain. Australian Mining speaks with LINX Cargo Care Group about its flexibility in helping mining companies move their product to port throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mining exploration budgets have experienced a double-digit fall in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic put exploration activities on hold, according to new global exploration data released by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Licence to operate is still the biggest risk faced by mining companies, retaining its top spot for the third year in a row in Ernst & Young’s (EY) top 10 business risks and opportunities report for 2021.
A dip in the output of the resources sector caused by COVID-19 may have been sharp but it has also proven to be relatively short-lived, according to the Resources and Energy Quarterly September report.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) will combine in-person and virtual components to deliver a hybrid event model for its 2021 conference series.
Rio Tinto has pushed ahead with $75 million of planned maintenance shutdown work at its two alumina refineries in Gladstone, Queensland, this year.