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.
Legend Mining is honing in on what could be a potential Nova-style discovery, recording its best drill hole result so far at the Rockford project’s Mawson prospect in Western Australia.
New Century Resources is set to acquire Vale’s Goro nickel-cobalt mine in New Caledonia, a move that is supported by substantial shareholder IGO.
Legend Mining’s latest diamond drillhole results at the Rockford project in Western Australia have provided further evidence that a large mineralised system is present at the Mawson prospect.
Chalice Gold Mines has confirmed widespread platinum-group elements (PGE) mineralisation at the Julimar project in Western Australia.
When Concept Environmental Services was approached by a major mining company for a tailings solution that would allow it to not only store waste appropriately, but also use the product in the process at a later date, it rose to the challenge.
As social conversations surround the future of mining, with focus on climate change, green batteries, electric vehicles and decarbonising operations, nickel is making a comeback.
Cassini Resources has reported promising drilling results for nickel and copper mineralisation at the Yarawindah Brook Project in Western Australia.
Mincor has confirmed a 132 per cent increase to its nickel sulphide reserves in the Kambalda district, Western Australia.
Chalice Gold Mines has discovered a high-grade nickel-copper palladium sulphide zone at its Julimar project in Western Australia.
Ok Tedi is planning to minimise the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its Papua New Guinea operations after the country declared a state of emergency on Monday.
BHP has awarded NRW Contracting with a $48 million airport upgrade contract at the Olympic Dam project in South Australia.
Australia is set to grow its nickel production against a backdrop of significant global slowdown in the commodity over the next decade, according to Fitch Solutions.
Having inked a critical minerals development deal with the United States, Australia is securing its future as a key global producer of critical minerals.
IGO chief executive and managing director Peter Bradford expects the growing electric vehicle and renewable energy markets to have a strong influence on future nickel and copper prices.
For many years mining companies have been urged to improve how they collaborate in the industry and their supply chain through joint ventures and partnerships.
Zenith Energy’s subsidiary, Zenith Pacific, has started supplying power to Independence Group’s (IGO) Nova Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Operation in the Fraser Range of Western Australia.
Independence Group (IGO) has extended its takeover offer for Panoramic Resources to January 17 2020 in light of contract breaches related to the bid.
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