Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum chairman Nick Giorgetta believes mining’s skills shortage is just years away from being at crisis levels if more Australians aren’t attracted to the industry.
As the gold industry hits its latest milestone in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, new opportunities have also arrived in the famous mining region.
Western Australian gold hub Kalgoorlie-Boulder yesterday celebrated the 125th anniversary of its first gold discovery by Irish trio Paddy Hannan, Thomas Flanagan and Daniel Shea in 1893 by kicking off a weekend of activities and events.
Ausdrill’s shares have dropped by a quarter this week due to ongoing contract negotiations regarding the Wodgina project, as well as delays arising from the rock fall at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit in the Goldfields, both in Western Australia.
Neometals has executed an option agreement and memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder for development of a lithium hydroxide refinery near the Goldfields city in Western Australia.
The Australian Mining Cities Alliance (AMCA), a coalition between the mining towns of Broken Hill, Mount Isa and Kalgoorlie-Boulder, has been formally launched today in Canberra by minister for resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.
The towns of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia, Broken Hill, New South Wales, and Mount Isa, Queensland, have formed the Australian Mining Cities Alliance (AMCA) to strengthen mining ties across regional Australia.
The Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) will gather some of Australia’s top mining minds for an innovation project in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
The 2017 Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie will go ahead in August despite reports its venue, the Goldfields Arts Centre, will close tomorrow.
June is a historic month for mining in the Goldfields region of Western Australia and locally operating gold joint venture, Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM).
Norton Gold Fields’ Homestead gold mine in WA is expected to close by the end of the year, making around 50 workers redundant.
McAleese has won a four year, $65 million haulage contract with Norton Gold Fields.
A spate of burglaries in Kalgoorlie over the Western Australian long weekend has given police reason to suspect a criminal crew
Northern Star Resources’ Raleigh underground mine has been damaged following an earthquake last week.
Police have uncovered a makeshift gold processing plant in the backyard of a Kalgoorlie-Boulder house.