Gold prices have moved to their highest point since 2011 this week as they approached $US1900 ($2662) an ounce.
As a new decade is ushered in for the mining industry, conversations about digitalisation and automation are becoming more prevalent than ever before.
Northern Star Resources has defied the impact of COVID-19 to finish the 2020 financial year with record gold sales on the back of its Australian operations.
Lynas Corporation has felt the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it delivered a lower rare earths production of 2579 tonnes during the June quarter.
South32 has delivered record production at the Australia Manganese operation in the 2020 financial year, pushing it to above average sales in the June quarter.
Anglo American has finished the second quarter of 2020 with a drop in production at both the Moranbah and Grosvenor coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
A mid-year survey that analysed the post COVID-19 global mining and metals market has found the fear of a global recession is the most common concern across the industry.
Iron ore prices soared to nearly $US110 ($157.4) per tonne yesterday, a level not seen since August 2019.
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.
The COVID-19 crisis has forced the mining industry to change how it operates. And in many cases, the changes could shape what mining looks like in the future. Australian Mining discusses what’s different with PwC Australia.
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.