Residents of the South-East region of South Australia were snubbed by the state’s minister for mineral resources and energy Tom Koutsantonis.
Action Drill & Blast has won the drilling contract for Talison Lithium’s Greenbushes mine.
Gas company Metgasco has filed a judicial review over the NSW government’s decision to suspend its gas drilling program near Lismore, claiming the move was unlawful.
The Australian exploration community has demonstrated great resolve in a tough year, with an excellent show of enthusiasm at the Sydney 2014 RIU Resources Round Up.
Investors will be able to perform their own due diligence in a matter of minutes, thanks to a new online exploration data portal launched this week.
Ausdrill has appointed John Kavanagh to the role of COO – Africa.
The Ranger 3 Deeps exploration decline project has suffered another setback after a collapse during works on a new ventilation shaft last week.
Hughes Drilling has been awarded grade control drilling contracts for Fortescue’s Solomon Hub iron ore mines.
Caterpillar has confirmed that it is working on a new, as yet unnamed horizontal jumbo drill.
Boart Longyear has released a new BLH series of DTH hammers and bits.
QGC has only recently revealed to local press a radiation exposure incident that took place near Chinchilla in February.
Origin has recommenced drilling at five rig sites in Queensland after asbestos was found in its supplier’s drilling mud.
Drilling is still suspended, with no forecast restart, after Origin uncovered traces of asbestos in its supplier’s drilling mud.
Origin has suspended drilling across 12 rig sites after asbestos was found in its supplier’s drilling mud.
Two Maverick Drilling workers are in a critical condition following an industrial accident yesterday, in the US.
Sandvik and Maptek have joined together to develop integrated mine planning and execution solutions as well as automation systems.
Protests and blockades are continuing near the Pilliga State forest where Santos was forced to stop work on its CSG drilling program yesterday.
Queensland’s gas boom is set to continue with predictions that in the next two decades the industry will lift the state’s real gross domestic product by an average of $25 billion a year.
Geoscience Australia and the DET CRC are partnering together to uncover new Australian mineral provinces.
Ausdrill has completed renegotiations to extend its existing contract until the end of the Prominent Hill mine’s open pit life in 2018.