The CSIRO has partnered with Reedy Lagoon Corporation to create a new resource estimation method which reduces ground disturbance at the Burracoppin iron project in Western Australia.
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has declared nickel supply as a major concern for the company’s battery production, which could spark future deals with Australian nickel miners.
Australia’s mineral exploration expenditure has risen by 2.5 per cent in the December 2020 quarter, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data.
Glencore has named global head of coal Gary Nagle as the company’s new chief executive, with Ivan Glasenberg set to step down from the role next year.
The McGowan Government has amended its mining regulations to further support tenement holders seeking an expenditure exemption.
BHP has welcomed 250 apprentices and trainees to its academy, with the aim of developing Australia’s worker skills and new career pathways in the mining sector.
Western Australia has earned $167.3 billion in resources sales for the 2019 calendar year, according to recent statistics from the state’s Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety (DMIRS).
Fortescue Metals Group has submitted a bid to be the developer of Blocks 1 and 2 of the giant Simandou iron ore project in Guinea, West Africa.
The Australian Aboriginal Mining Corporation (AAMC) has secured $27.1 million in debt funding for the development of the First Iron project in the Pilbara.
TNG has signed a binding contract with rail provider Genesee & Wyoming Australia to haul material from the Mount Peake mine more than 1100 kilometres to a processing facility in Darwin, Northern Territory.
TNG is continuing to attract interest in its diversified Mount Peake project in the Northern Territory after announcing it will receive a $10 million placement from German investors.
TNG has taken an important step forward in ensuring the validity of the Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project thanks to a new binding offtake agreement.
BHP has identified iron oxide, copper, gold mineralised system near Australia’s largest reserve of copper and uranium ore, the Olympic Dam operations in South Australia.
The Australia Institute, a Canberra-based think tank that covers a wide range of subjects, has announced that the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is overzealous in its promotion of the coal industry.
Port Hedland, the world’s largest bulk mineral port, has reported an increase of 2 tonnes in iron ore shipments to China from August to September, representing a rise of 2.8 per cent, according to a port data report.
CDE Mining has partnered with Arrium Mining to process and convert almost 17 million tons of low grade iron ore fines in waste dumps into saleable product.
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This week we look at further iron ore production increases, gold mining jobs on the rise in Western Australia, and activists charged over Whitehaven coal protests.
The irascible Clive Palmer has raised eyebrows higher than ever by saying the Chinese government is trying to steal our nation’s natural resources.
BHP Billiton has reiterated its focus on portfolio simplification, with the board meeting this week to discuss strategies.