Alcoa is still reviewing the future of its aluminum smelting business amid the COVID-19 crisis and stock overhang.
Chris Gibbs Stewart reinforces how strong leadership can be the vital ingredient that steers organisations through challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Australian Government is backing small and medium enterprises with a funding package worth more than $4.9 million for export hubs across the country.
BHP chief executive Mike Henry has expressed his confidence in the company’s employees to deliver “safer, leaner and high performing” operations in all parts of the business.
Gold may have been making headlines for high prices and being a safe haven for investors, but S&P Global Market Intelligence has reported a decade of underperformance for gold discoveries.
The Minerals Council of Australia is among mining councils that have called for a reform of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to aid a better environment, more jobs and faster economic recovery.
CIMIC Group has delivered strong results for the 2020 March quarter, with its mining operations showing growth during the recent impact of COVID-19. The company’s revenue stood at $3.3 billion in the quarter, delivering a net profit after tax of $166 million. This included a $100 million contract awarded to its subsidiary, Thiess as part … Continue reading Mining contracts strengthen CIMIC performance
The gold industry is faring well during the coronavirus pandemic that is affecting so many other industries around the world, according to Resources Monitor’s latest report.
Solid growth in mineral exports during March has guided Australia’s trade surplus to a record $10.6 billion in seasonally adjusted terms.
BHP has allocated six-month contracts to around 1100 of the 1500 people that were targeted for recruitment through the company’s contractor partners.
Barrick Gold has withdrawn its 2020 guidance from the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea following the government’s decision not to renew the Canadian company’s 20-year special mining lease.
Kirkland Lake Gold expects the coronavirus pandemic to impact production profile of the Fosterville operations in Victoria.
BHP has allocated $25 million from its $50 million Vital Resources Fund over the past six weeks to support regional communities during COVID-19.
Newmont has reported a more than ninefold rise in earnings in the first quarter of this year, a period that included a number of activities that impacted its Australian operations.
Unemployment rates for geoscientists continued to rise in the 2020 March quarter, however fears of a severe impact to the sector from COVID-19 has not yet transpired, according to the Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey.
There is no doubt the mining industry will have to adopt different practices to not only manage the current requirements of social distancing but to also manage any future breakouts or spikes in COVID-19.
Not many commodities are as good as gold when a crisis hits. Australian Mining speaks with the World Gold Council and The Perth Mint about the past, present and future of the precious metal.
Core Lithium has applied for a co-investment fund with the Northern Territory Government to accelerate the development of the Finniss lithium project south of Darwin.
Rio Tinto is set to introduce coronavirus screening measures to three additional Western Australian airports: Busselton, Geraldton and Albany.
New Century Resources has maintained its June quarter guidance at the Century mine in Queensland despite a four-year low in zinc prices.