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.
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”.
Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is pushing the federal government to introduce reforms to protect the minerals industry and fast track Australia’s post-COVID economic recovery.
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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.
NRW Holdings has released a performance report for April 2020 that shows the company remains in good stead following a string of successful contracts and acquisitions this financial year.
Fortescue Metals Group’s Integrated Operations Centre allows workers to operate a mine, rail and port network that is 1200 kilometres away. And during COVID-19, it sets a blueprint for what the industry can do to safeguard operations in the future. Nickolas Zakharia writes.
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.
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