In the wake of New Zealand’s rejection of adopting Australian level mining safety laws, Jo Ufer, the mother of a miner lost in the Pike River tragedy, speaks out.
A bill designed to implement Australia’s level of underground mining safety regulations in New Zealand has been quashed.
Z Energy will acquire Chevron New Zealand for NZ$785 million.
Newmont Waihi Gold has terminated a contract with Macmahon and cut 50 jobs following a land slip at one of its mines.
A Curtin University research has uncovered a link between rocks containing an ancient bacteria and prehistoric gold deposits.
Embattled New Zealand miner Solid Energy has cut more than 150 positions from its Stockton coal mine as its future looks in doubt.
The unexplained abrupt resignation of former Solid Energy chair Pip Dunphy has been linked to disagreements with the NZ Gov over the miner’s viability.
A man has died overnight at limeworks near Waimate, in New Zealand.
New Zealand coal miner Solid Energy may not be financially viable, according to NZ finance minister Bill English.
The coal industry is seeing more investment caution in its future, as New Zealand’s largest coal miner’s loan is written off by one of its backers.
A coal mine in New Zealand has reported a roof collapse.
A continued coal price depression is likely to lead to more job cuts at Solid Energy’s Stockton coal mine.
Pike River mine tragedy survivor Daniel Rockhouse has won a bravery medal for his actions in rescuing another miner during the disaster.
New Zealand has held its inaugural mines rescue competition at Newmont’s Waihi gold mine.
Solid Energy has ruled out re-entering the Pike River coal mine, deeming it too dangerous.
The decision to re-enter the Pike River coal mine has once more been delayed, leaving families of those who died ‘absolutely gutted’.
Activities have started at Bathurst Resources’ New Zealand Escarpment coal mine.
Mine safety specialist Dave Feickert has died after a long battle with terminal cancer.
Macmahon has won a two year extension for its current work at Newmont’s Waihi gold mine in New Zealand.
Australian miner Bathurst Resources has been given approvals for its Escarpment open cut coal mine in New Zealand.