Australia’s mid-tier mining sector has experienced a mixed year for commodity prices, but has still reached its highest total market cap since the boom times of 2011.
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The Australian Government is prioritising the development of the nation’s position as a global supplier of rare earths and high performance metals.
The Western Australian Government is set to release $4.93 million of funding for nickel and gold exploration in the Eastern Goldfields.
American lithium producer Albemarle Corp has warned that the challenging market conditions for the commodity could last another 18 months.
AVZ Minerals has secured another Chinese backer for its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid softening market conditions.
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Albemarle Corporation has received a green light from the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) to acquire a 60 per cent interest in Mineral Resources’ (MinRes) Wodgina lithium project in Western Australia.
Operations at Galaxy Resources’ Mt Cattlin lithium mine are set to be scaled back by up to 40 per cent due to the market conditions the industry is facing.
The Western Australian Government is set to introduce a royalty arrangement for lithium producers to encourage downstream processing and manufacturing in the state.
Graphite producer Magnis Energy Technologies non-executive director Michael Stanley Whittingham has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
AVZ Minerals managing director Nigel Ferguson has met with the Tanzanian Government to advance transportation discussions for the Manono lithium and tin project.
Kerman Contracting has been awarded a contract by Albemarle Lithium for services at the company’s new lithium hydroxide production plant in Kemerton, Western Australia.
Australia’s resource export earnings are continuing to grow, with surging commodity earnings expected to offset global market volatility in the midterm.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including another significant find at the Beta Hunt gold mine in Western Australia.
Wesfarmers has executed its acquisition of Kidman Resources by completing a $776 million deal.
Australia’s mining industry will require around 21,000 new onsite operational employees by 2024 in order to meet the demand for new mining projects.
Lepidico has achieved 99.9 per cent purity high-specification lithium carbonate at a L-Max pilot plant campaign in Perth, Western Australia.
As the world creates modern renewable energy storage solutions, adopts more portable electronics and continues the conversion of fuelled vehicles to electric vehicles, the global demand for lithium-ion batteries will continue to surge.
Wesfarmers’ $776 million bid to acquire Kidman Resources has been overwhelmingly backed by the lithium miner’s shareholders.