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Western Australia plans to streamline its mine approvals process and prevent any overlaps following a review of administrative agreements in the state.
S&P Global Market Intelligence has ranked Australia second in the world for mineral exploration expenditure in 2020, while flagging a strong likelihood for minerals exploration investment to improve this year.
Greatland Gold has applied for an exploration license that holds a similar magnetic target to the Havieron project in the Paterson Region of Western Australia.
Gold Road Resources expects gold production at the Gruyere mine in Western Australia to reach up to 300,000 ounces this year.
Victoria’s gold industry production value has jumped by almost $1 billion in the past year, according to Earth Resources Regulation Statistical Report 2019-2020.
Australia’s mining workforce has continued a steady climb in numbers, with national coal mining employment reaching a record high, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources have improved the production rates at the Gruyere joint venture (JV) in Western Australia, while flagging the potential for further increases in 2021.
Bardoc Gold has progressed its mid-tier aspirations after forming an agreement with MRI Trading AG to acquire the Bardoc project near Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.
Torrens Mining has made its first appearance on the ASX this week after raising $10 million to progress its gold and copper exploration in Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Chalice Gold Mines has raised $100 million to prop up its development activities at the Julimar nickel-copper-PGE (platinum group elements) project in Western Australia.
Gold has experienced the most investment in exploration of any commodity in Australia during the September quarter.
Australia’s mid-tier mining companies have outperformed the remainder of the mining sector in 2020, according to statistics from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).
A team of scientists led by the Australian National University and RMIT University have created two types of diamonds in the lab at room temperature.
Swick is set to expand its markets by developing large underground mobile drills as part of its drilling business.
Stavely Minerals has uncovered one of its best drilling results to date at the Cayley Lode at the Thursday’s Gossan prospect, part of its Stavely copper-gold project in Victoria.
BHP has hired SensOre to target mineral deposits that support the Nickel West operations in Western Australia after months of discussion.
Northern Minerals has set its sights on extending the life of the Browns Range rare earths project in Western Australia by more than 20 years.
More exploration technologies are being developed to unlock Australia’s hidden deposits. Australian Mining speaks with CSIRO about a popular technology that is opening up possibilities.
Kalamazoo Resources plans to exploit the greenfields and brownfields potential of the Ashburton gold project that it has acquired from Northern Star Resources in Western Australia.