The Tasmanian Government is aiming to grow its mineral resources sector with a $2.4 million upgrade to the Mineral Resources Tasmania Core Library at Mornington.
Aurizon has pushed Australia’s federal and state governments to consider policy changes to increase the environmental and economical benefits of rail freight over road freight.
New South Wales has launched an underground mine explosives facility on the Central Coast to encourage further innovation and development of explosive testing.
The New South Wales Government has released its Illawarra-Shoalhaven regional plan 2036, which factors in the challenges coal developments face in the future.
Minerals mined for use in the building and construction sector in Western Australia will not see an increase in royalty rates for the next five years.
Casual workers who have worked regular and systematic hours are now entitled a permanent employee’s entitlements, according to a Federal Court of Australia judgment.
Papua New Guinea has swooped in to take control of Barrick Gold’s Porgera gold mine after refusing to extend a special mining lease with the Canadian company.
Australia has continued to zoom in on the growth of the critical minerals markets amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Queensland’s resources sector has contributed 80 per cent of the state’s $83.3 billion exports value in the 12 months leading to February this year, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Australian Vanadium (AVL) has announced a business strategy to safeguard its “financial health” and preserve the Australian Vanadium Project in Western Australia during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Federal Government has announced a $66 billion second stimulus package, extending the “safety net” for businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mines inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry grapples with recent mine-related tragedies.
Perth is the only Australian city to be admitted into the World Energy Cities Partnership, which signifies Western Australia’s continual growth as a world energy leader.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has decried anti-mining advocates in a speech to the Minerals Council in Canberra as the coalition government revealed new plans for mining.
Commonwealth Government’s Resources 2030 Taskforce has released recommendations to enhance the performance and competitiveness of Australia’s resources sector, which are the first since the late 1990s.
The McGowan government has released an updated draft FIFO code of practice to protect Western Australians’ mental health in the workplace.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is working with the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) to better understand driver fatigue and ways to measure it.
Western Australia has been pushing for a Productivity Commission inquiry into the GST distribution system, which positions WA as the only state to receive less than 70 cents — and eventually 30 cents — per person per dollar of GST in distributions.
Federal Government statistics have been released showing that Australia has the world’s largest identified resources in nine major mineral commodities.
Clive Palmer is backing into a corner, lashing out with more WW2-themed insults against his perceived political opponents, this time comparing federal treasurer Scott Morrison to Nazi war criminal Heinrich Himmler. The treasurer has suggested that the Australian Securities and Investment Commission should look into issues around Queensland Nickel, sparking another of Palmer’s famous dummy-spits. … Continue reading Palmer under the pump [opinion]