BHP has continued to implement stringent measures across its operating assets to reduce the risks of the coronavirus.
Aurelia Metals has pulled out of its guidance and outlook statements for the 2020 financial year, due to the high level of uncertainty surrounding the impact of the coronavirus.
Resolute Mining has continued its mining and processing operations at the Syama and Mako gold mines in West Africa without coronavirus impacting production.
Geopacific Resources has repatriated all Australian staff from the Woodlark Island gold mine for coronavirus-related health and safety concerns.
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt has said a Productivity Commission report draft is a “timely reminder” that governments must remove unnecessary barriers to the sector’s growth.
Northern Star Resources has withdrawn its production and cost guidance for the 2020 financial year given the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Northern Minerals has temporarily halted operations at the Browns Range mine in East Kimberly, Western Australia as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lucapa Diamond Company has suspended mining operations at the Mothae mine in Lesotho, Africa following the enactment of a 21-day nationwide lockdown.
Queensland’s resources sector is set to tackle the coronavirus pandemic with record exports, according to the Queensland Resources Council’s state of the sector December 2019 quarterly report.
Australian gold prices have continued their wild ride amid the coronavirus pandemic and crude oil price crash, shooting back up to a seven-year high of $2746.32 per ounce.
Mining software leader MICROMINE has come up with an innovative response as the mining community faces downtime because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Newmont has withdrawn its 2020 full year guidance as some production could be deferred into 2021.
Rio Tinto plans to slow down its international operations in Canada and South Africa as a response to government measures to mitigate the coronavirus spread.
Metro Mining is set to recommence mining and shipping in April, with an estimated one million tonnes of bauxite to be produced and shipped by the end of June.
BHP has committed to supporting regional communities facing significant challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, by pledging to set up a $50 million vital resources fund.
Ok Tedi is planning to minimise the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its Papua New Guinea operations after the country declared a state of emergency on Monday.
Australian lithium companies Galaxy Resources and Orocobre have felt the impact of a nationwide lockdown in Argentina on the Sal de Vida and Olaraz operations.
The Federal Government has announced a $66 billion second stimulus package, extending the “safety net” for businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Lynas Corporation has halted operations at its Malaysian plant following an escalation of coronavirus cases in the country.
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