Fortescue Metals Group and Iron Ore Holdings have signed an agreement that will see Fortescue expand its Nyidinghu project into Iron Ore’s tenements.
LD Operations proposed coal project in the Margaret River has been rejected by WA environment minister Bill Marmion.
The Zimbabwe Government has raised mining and licence fees by between 500 and 5,000 per cent, according to state-controlled local media the Sunday Mail.
The South Australian Government has applied to the High Court to appeal a judgment banning Argonaut Resources from operating on land contested to be an Aboriginal heritage site.
South Australia’s Attorney General John Rau is appealing a decision by the state’s Supreme Court to block development of an exploration lease held by Argonaut Resources.
Junior explorer Argonaut Resources has criticised South Australia’s mining and native title regulation, accusing it of wasting the miner’s time and money.
The Chinese mining company wishing to explore parts of Perth’s suburbs for gold and other minerals has withdrawn its application.
The chances of a Chinese mining company exploring for gold and other minerals in Perth’s eastern suburbs are slim, according to WA mines minister Norman Moore.
Exploration for coal and iron ore has hit record highs, according to new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Shell and Woodside have snapped up more than $300 million worth of petroleum exploration permits off the coast of Western Australia.
Western Australia has released the world’s largest satellite derived geosciences map.
Marathon Resources has commenced legal action against the South Australian Government over its decision to ban mining at Arkaroola.
The size of Western Australia’s uranium industry has grown exponentially, almost quadrupling in the last four years.
BHP Billiton subsidiary Queensland Coal Investments is looking at coal exploration in the Cloncurry and McKinlay shires.
Rio Tinto’s Mine of the Future technology saw a visit from the Duke of Edinburgh prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth.
Despite uncertainty in the market, coal exploration has hit record highs, Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show.
Opponents of Western Coal’s exploration licence application have received a boost with DEC announcing that it will support moves to stop coal exploration on private properties in South West.
An area larger than Wales is now deemed off limits to mining activity, the Queensland Resources Council claim.
A review into LD Operations rejected coal exploration application in the Margaret River region has been pushed back.
New South Wales may consider allowing uranium exploration and mining following calls from Federal resources minister Martin Ferguson.