The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has granted Echo Resources a mining lease for the Julius gold project.
Nifty Copper, a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Minerals, has been fined $60,000 following the death of an underground worker at the Nifty Copper mine last year.
Western Australia has been named the nation’s destination of choice for mining investment according to statistics from the state’s Department of Mines and Petroleu
Gold Road Resources will commence early works on its Gruyere Gold project following a grant of Miscellaneous Licenses from the Department of Mines and Petroleum.
Rehabilitation of the closed Black Diamond site in WA has commenced – the first of four to be remediated under the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Abandoned Mines Program.
Highly toxic sodium cyanide has been discovered in a processing product claiming to be environmentally friendly.
Western Australia will soon welcome Member for Churchlands Sean L’Estrange as the new Mines and Petroleum Minister.
Aditya Birla’s Nifty copper mine will deliver ore for the first time in four months after a cave-in forced the operation to close down earlier this year.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum has lifted a mining suspension at Aditya Birla’s Nifty copper mine after a cave-in shut the operation in March.
Western Australia has implemented mandatory contributions to the Mining Rehabilitation Fund, effective July 1.
109 workers at Aditya Birla’s Nifty copper mine have accepted voluntary redundancies after a cave-in at the site has left operations suspended since March.
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has shaken Western Australia’s Goldfields region.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum have seen bullying reports triple in Western Australia’s south west mines over the last two years, compared to the previous three years.
The Western Australian Government’s plan to take a consultative approach to assessing the mining royalty system has been welcomed by the state’s mining industry.
Pilbara iron ore junior Iron Ore Holdings has been given the go-ahead for its Iron Valley Project mining proposal.
Western Australia’s main resources safety regulator has issued a warning to Pilbara mining operators and workers following a spike in manual handling injuries.
Western Australia’s resources regulatory body is cracking down on injuries and ‘near misses’ in the Midwest mining sector after two incidents at Karara mine in the past couple of months.
The Western Australian government experienced a 21 per cent jump in mining applications from September 30 to December 31.
Andrew Chaplyn has been announced as the new WA mines safety director, after Simon Ridge left the position following his promotion to resources safety executive director earlier this year.
The West Australian Government has appointed a ninth mines safety inspector to service the states north.