Australia is determined to revive its diamond mining sector despite losing its status as one of the world’s largest producers. Australian Mining speaks with state governments, Lucapa Diamond Company and Fitch Solutions about Australia’s prospects.
Keep up with the latest executive movements across the mining sector, including at Rio Tinto, Piedmont Lithium, Westgold Resources and more.
Australian-listed explorers raised a record level of funding in the March quarter of 2021, as investors continued uplifting battery minerals and clean energy companies, according to a report from BDO.
Remote condition monitoring technologies have become an integral part of mining operations as companies pursue productivity improvements and aim to prevent unplanned downtime.
Australia’s mining companies and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector have contributed 12.4 per cent of the Australian economy’s value, according to a report from Deloitte Access Economics.
ALS Industrial has received ConocoPhillips’ 2020 Doing Business Better award for the Asia Pacific region, part of the latter’s 2020 Supplier Recognition Award Program.
Latin Resources (LRS) has continued to release exceptional results from its maiden air-core drilling program at the Noombenberry halloysite-kaolin project in Western Australia.
The Victorian minerals sector has set a new record for exploration expenditure, according to the latest quarterly results from the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Glencore has been accredited for full compliance with recommendations from the Northern Territory Environmental Protection Authority (NT EPA) at the McArthur River zinc mine.
Emmerson Resources and Tennant Consolidated Mining Group (TCMG) have signed a joint venture (JV) to the Southern Project Area of the Tennant Creek gold project in the Northern Territory.
The Victorian Government has provided $35.7 million in funding for the state’s resources sector to ramp up exploration approvals and attract further investment to the state, as part of its 2021/22 Budget.
Atlas Copco has developed, and will continue developing, a full range of compressors known as the DrillAir range.
St George Mining has uncovered additional massive nickel-copper sulphide targets at the Mt Alexander project in Western Australia.
Gold Road Resources has confirmed it made a bid to acquire IGO’s 30 per cent interest in the Tropicana joint venture project in Western Australia, adding that no agreement has been reached.
Since film photography became obsolete, silver has been a bridesmaid commodity for the more favoured gold. Here, three silver companies discuss the new industrial trend that is driving the commodity back into popularity.
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.