A study of global investment has shown Australian mining financing has held steady year on year, in spite of falling commodity prices.
Mineral exploration in Australia was down by $59 million in the March quarter to a near decade low.
New research funded by the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has revealed a business risk to joint venture exploration projects.
A proposed uranium multi-billion dollar uranium mine slated for Canada’s Arctic region has been knocked back.
AWE has made a new gas discovery at its Irwin and Synaphea structures, supporting its earlier massive Waitsia discovery.
Despite the end of the boom and the global downturn of established commodities, South Australia harbours a small but unique industry that promises to supply goods for the next generation of high-tech products.
A new diamond drilling program will start at the Thalanga Zinc Project, the first exploration there since 1998.
A new plant which could help geologists in the hunt for diamonds has been uncovered in Africa.
A Drillsearch Energy and Santos joint venture have made a new gas discovery in the Cooper Basin.
Chevron has made a new offshore natural gas discovery in the Greater Gorgon area in the Carnarvon Basin.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a new method for detecting trace amounts of gold in ore samples at the drill rig.
The Western Gawler Craton project in South Australia will be able to move ahead after the signing of a Native Title Mining Agreement.
A new discovery by Barrick in South America looks to be one of the largest gold discoveries of recent times, which is show promise as a mine.
Australian explorer Tychean Resources have turned in new drilling results to the ASX, with promising mineralisation at the Redback prospect.
Graphite explorer Lamboo Resources will be on the hunt for a new leader after the resignation of managing director and CEO Richard Trevillion.
Exploration company Monax Mining have received $145,000 in new funding from the South Australian government for three projects in the state.
The South Australian government have pledged another $2 million to drive exploration growth in the burgeoning mining state.
Bullish banks are beginning to back gold again as the bear market is forecast to end and peak production occurs.
The WA DMP has approved Ascot Resources Wonmunna iron ore mining proposal.
North Korea’s claims of uncovering the world’s largest potential rare earth deposit have come into question