Despite current volatility, zinc prices have been forecast to climb in the coming months as COVID-19’s strain on the market eases.
The McGowan Government has amended its mining regulations to further support tenement holders seeking an expenditure exemption.
Metso has officially merged its minerals business with Outotec to form a new company with aims to become an industry leader across the minerals, aggregates, metals refining and recycling industries.
Astec Industries has awarded mining solutions specialist Aramine with a contract for the former’s product distribution in Africa.
Metso’s mineral business merger with Outotec has been finalised after nearly a year since the signing of the combination agreement.
Anglo American has defended its safety systems and practices at the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland, saying they draw on international best practice despite an accident that injured five people in May.
Tasmania’s Beaconsfield gold mine has been officially revived by NQ Minerals after the company finalised its acquisition of the site yesterday.
BHP has completed its first iron ore transaction on MineHub Technologies’ digital blockchain-based platform with China Baowu.
Resource Development Group (RDG) has won a contract with Fortescue Metals Group to design and build an overpass at the Cloudbreak mine in Western Australia.
Barrick Gold has flagged massive job losses at the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea after the country’s government refused to extend a mining lease at the site in April.
BHP has announced a unique method of sourcing suppliers in the Australian mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector through a new program launched with Austmine.
Kalamazoo Resources plans to exploit the greenfields and brownfields potential of the Ashburton gold project that it has acquired from Northern Star Resources in Western Australia.
The Australian Government has injected $125 million into expanding Geoscience Australia’s Exploring for the Future minerals exploration program to strengthen the resources sector.
OZ Minerals is set to acquire Cassini Resources, giving it complete ownership of the West Musgrave nickel-copper project in Western Australia.
Northern Star Minerals has divested its Mt Olympus project, part of the Ashburton gold project in Western Australia, to Kalamazoo Resources for $17.5 million.
Metals X plans to increase production and extend the mine life by a decade at the Renison tin joint venture project in Tasmania.
Albemarle has chosen ARMS Reliability’s asset strategy management software to enhance maintenance for its lithium hydroxide plant in Kemerton, Western Australia.
OZ Minerals has signed a deal to export copper concentrate from its Carrapateena mine in South Australia through SIMEC Mining’s Whyalla Port.
The Queensland Government has announced a $10 million mineral exploration funding boost as part of its Unite and Recover jobs plan in the face of COVID-19 impacts.
Horizon Minerals is set to complete a pre-feasibility study of the Richmond-Julia creek vanadium project in Queensland after receiving prospective drilling results from the site’s Lilyvale deposit.