As Australia’s mining industry fortifies itself as the backbone of the nation’s economy, major resources companies and Aboriginal-owned contractors look to strengthen the presence of Indigenous workers in the industry.
Rio Tinto anticipates that its production ramp up at the Koodaideri iron ore project in Western Australia will occur in early 2022.
A British law firm’s effort to save the Indigenous community of Provincial in the La Guajira region of Colombia from the alleged impacts of the Cerrejón coal operation has backfired.
BHP has held off a portion of its South Flank mine development in the Pilbara region of Western Australia due to its impact on cultural heritage sites belonging to the Banjima people.
Northern Minerals expects to achieve nameplate capacity rates at the Browns Range heavy rare earth pilot plant in Western Australia in the coming months.
Glencore Coal and Indigenous-owned Diversified Building Services (DBS) have partnered to expand its indigenous employment pathways program in central Queensland.
Indigenous Australians are increasingly being offered a presence and integral roles at Australia’s most prominent mining operations.
Tackling the gender imbalance and attracting young talent have been mining industry challenges put under the spotlight on day two of AIMEX in Sydney.
Rio Tinto has awarded more than $60 million of contracts to Aboriginal businesses to develop the Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has sealed its commitment in supporting indigenous women in the sector by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA).
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded two contracts to the value of $179 million to Aboriginal businesses for work at the Solomon Hub iron ore operation in Western Australia.
The Toolooa Indigenous Group Robotics (TIGeR) team is set to join the upcoming robotics competition in Rockhampton, Queensland in August this year.
Indigenous mining contractor Gumala Enterprises has celebrated 20 years of business in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group does not expect a court ruling that went against the company in favour of an Indigenous group will have any impact on its performance.
Mining services provider Programmed has set a goal to employ 5000 Indigenous Australians across its operations.
The discovery of rare indigenous artefacts on Rio Tinto’s planned Pilbara Western Turner Syncline expansion may effect continued development.
Wangan and Jagalingou native title holders have launched a fresh legal offensive on Adani Australia, this time against the recent mining approvals granted by the Queensland Government. W&J representatives against the Carmichael coal mine development said the Queensland mines minister Anthony Lynham had betrayed native title holders under pressure from the Indian miner. On Wednesday … Continue reading Native title holders fight Carmichael approvals
A Federal Court appeal against Adani’s Carmichael coal mine has been called ‘shambolic’ and confused.
Mining companies struggling in the industry downturn are attempting to boost the number of Indigenous people employed in the industry.
Mining companies are attempting to engage and build stronger relationships with Indigenous Peoples through an updated guide published by the International Council on Mining and Metals.