Labour hire and managed workforce services company One Key Resources is seeing a rebound in demand for qualified mining personnel.
Vital Metals has raised $5 million through a share placement to aggressively expand gold exploration activities at three sites in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Australia’s mining industry can expect an increase in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) this year, especially in the coal and gold sectors, according to Herbert Smith Freehills.
The Takeover Panel has decided not to become involved in Cimic’s proposed acquisition of Macmahon Holdings.
Mining contractor Pybar applies innovative technologies at Oz Minerals’ Carrapateena project in South Australia.
Dacian Gold is set to award the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for its Mt Morgans gold project in Western Australia to GR Engineering.
Mining private equity manager EMR Capital has completed its acquisition of MMG’s Golden Grove mine in Western Australia.
Australian gold mine production reached a 17-year high in 2016, according to gold mining consultants Surbiton Associates.
Dacian Gold has unveiled new plans to raise funds for development of the Mt Morgans gold project in the Goldfields region of Western Australia.
Brazilian gold miner Beadell Resources will raise up to $51 million to fund mine upgrades and exploration activities at its Tucano operation.
Action Drill and Blast (ADB) was last week awarded a $40 million contract to provide drilling and blasting services for mining contractor Macmahon Holdings at Newcrest Mining’s Telfer gold mine in Western Australia.
South32 and AusQuest have formed an alliance to develop exploration opportunities in Australia and internationally.
Gascoyne Resources has raised $55 million in capital to develop the Dalgaranga gold project in the Murchison region of Western Australia.
While the price of gold wavered from its usual steadiness at the end of 2016 Australia has continued to explore and develop gold operations into the new year.
The Gruyere gold project joint venture has received the final mining approval from the Western Australian department of mines and petroleum.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued Broula King joint venture with a fine of $15,000 for failing to undertake monitoring required by the company’s environment protection licence at its Cowra gold mine. EPA Regional Director for South and West, Gary Whytcross, said while the mine may currently be in care and maintenance, the … Continue reading Broula King joint venture gold mine fined for lack of monitoring
Exploration activity in Australia has been noticeably lower for the past five years, but there are signs of optimism.
Macmahon Holdings Limited has announced it has signed a three-year MOU with Indonesia’s PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara. The agreement will see Macmahon assist AMNT to evaluate options to accelerate production from its Batu Hijau copper and gold mine on Sumbawa Island. The parties will also explore options to potentially develop additional deposits in the … Continue reading Macmahon preferred mining contractor for Batu Hijau mine
Mining exports in the country skyrocketed in December on the back of a surge in coal and iron ore shipments.
Newcrest Mining has reported a slight drop in gold production during the December quarter after selling a mine and lowering output at one of its key mines.