The Australian Government has delivered on its commitment for critical minerals development by signing a formal project agreement with the United States.
Australia’s resource export earnings are continuing to grow, with surging commodity earnings expected to offset global market volatility in the midterm.
Indigenous Australians are increasingly being offered a presence and integral roles at Australia’s most prominent mining operations.
The Australian Government plans to secure gas supplies for domestic use in an attempt to put downward pressure on prices and encourage new investment in gas supplies.
The Australian Government’s outlook for commodities export earnings has attracted excited analysis as iron ore prices continue to ascend.
The launch of a new statement on how to harness Australia’s potential in the resources industry could mark an important shift for mining.
The Northern Territory and Queensland have shown potential for mineral deposits including gold, copper, nickel, lead, zinc and manganese.
The Australian Government reiterates its commitment to ensuring Australia reaches its potential as a global supplier of critical minerals following the release of a report from Geoscience Australia.
The major miner has completed commissioning of the Amrun mine in Far North Queensland ahead of schedule and as global supply of the higher-grade bauxite produced at the site becomes scarcer.
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.
The Australian Government looks ready to play a part in helping the country capitalise on its potential as a manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries.
Adani Group’s move to self-fund development of the Carmichael mine and rail in Queensland is set to deliver on the company’s promise to create jobs and business opportunities in the state.
Adani Mining has reasserted the prospects of its Carmichael project in regional Queensland as the International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported that coal has made a recent comeback.
Australia needs to make key decisions about the future of its lithium sector in the coming months to capitalise on the huge economic potential, according to chief economist Mark Cully.
New Century Resources has officially reopened its Century mine, where guests were treated to a close-up viewing of Australia’s largest ever hydraulic mining operation.
Groups, including the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) and the National Party of Australia, have cited coal-fired power reforms as key to Australia’s issues with rising energy costs in response to a report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
The Beetaloo Sub-basin in the Northern Territory has been selected as the third and final region to be assessed by the Geological and Bioregional Assessment Program, a decision made following the move to lift the territory’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan and Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja have announced $50 million in government funding for mining and resources sector research in order to create new opportunities and manage future industry challenges. The funding will be allocated to the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) program, one … Continue reading Australian Government announces $50m in funding for mining research
The Australian Government has unveiled a new taskforce aimed at helping ensure the longevity of the local mining industry, with focus on developing more jobs and global opportunities.
The $100 million Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) proposed last year by the Australian Government has passed through the Senate in welcome news for the country’s explorers.