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.
The Queensland Government has announced a $10 million mineral exploration funding boost as part of its Unite and Recover jobs plan in the face of COVID-19 impacts.
Bellevue Gold has uncovered impressive grades after kicking off its maiden drilling program at the Government Well prospect in Western Australia.
Tasmania has thrown a lifeline to mining explorers that are facing capital constraints as a result of the pandemic.
Queensland explorers are lining up for the next round of exploration grants, with the state government receiving twice as many applications compared with the previous round.
CSIRO has discovered that distinctive rock patterns in the Yilgarn province in Western Australia could indicate the presence of gold deposits.
Victoria is set to defer the collection of $3.5 million in rent and annual fees until January next year to give an immediate boost to mining and exploration companies.
The mining lifecycle has different phases, but there’s no need to chop and change between mining software providers if junior explorers choose the right partner.
The South Australian Government has cut all costs related to exploration and license fees in the minerals sector to soften the blow of the industry’s coronavirus containment procedures.
Exploration budget in the Australian mining industry has risen by 15 per cent to a seven-year high last year.
Metallic blue crusts within soil and termite mounds could be a signpost for hidden metal deposits in the southern Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The Queensland Government has released more than 7000 square kilometres of land in the Bowen and Surat Basins for coal exploration opportunities in 2020.
The South Australian Department for Mining and Energy has released 21 mineral exploration release areas on the back of strong interest from North and South American explorers looking for gold.
The launch of MICROMINE’s latest version of leading exploration and 3D mine design solution, Micromine 2020 will see the introduction of new stope optimisation functionality. “The new version of Micromine not only includes innovative upgrades to existing modules, but also sees new functionality added in response to industry needs,” Micromine technical product manager Gordon Thomas … Continue reading Micromine 2020: Optimising underground mine planning
The Western Australian Government is set to release $4.93 million of funding for nickel and gold exploration in the Eastern Goldfields.
In an era when economic mineral deposits have become increasingly difficult to find, OZ Minerals and Unearthed have partnered to put the challenge to the crowd.
Joint venture (JV) partners Newcrest Mining and Encounter Resources have completed the first phase of RC drilling at Hutch’s Find in the Tanami region of Western Australia.