IGO is building on its purpose of “making a difference” as a business as it continues its strategic focus on copper and nickel as metals critical for enabling clean energy.
Glencore is aiming to supply the electric vehicle industry with ethical nickel and cobalt, demonstrating the mining industry’s commitment to having a positive social impact.
Galileo Mining has announced promising assay results following recent diamond drilling at the company’s Lantern prospect in the Fraser Range nickel belt of Western Australia.
BHP is positioning its Nickel West operations, including this year’s Honeymoon Well acquisition, to benefit from the evolving electric vehicle and battery storage revolution.
The Western Australian resources sector has achieved record increases in sales and jobs during the 2019-20 financial year despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mincor Resources has given the Kambalda nickel project in Western Australia the nod to proceed development, breaking a four-year hiatus at the operations.
Diamond drilling of priority targets at Galileo Mining’s Lantern prospect in Western Australia’s Fraser Range nickel belt has intersected significant nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation and demonstrated the exceptional potential of the area.
Mincor Resources has intersected massive and matrix nickel sulphides at the Cassini North prospect in Western Australia.
IGO has signed an agreement with Boadicea Resources to secure ground positions along the nickel-copper rich Fraser Range province in Western Australia.
South32 is prepared for an extended wave of market volatility and lower commodity prices following a financial year of strong performance.
Drilling is underway at Galileo Mining’s Fraser Range nickel belt tenements, which are highly prospective for nickel-copper sulphide deposits similar to the operating Nova mine.
New Century Resources is optimistic about becoming a supplier of nickel and cobalt for electronic vehicles if it successfully acquires the Goro mine in New Caledonia from Vale.
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk is pushing miners to produce more nickel as an ingredient of lithium-ion batteries used in its electronic vehicles (EVs) with the incentive of a “giant” contract.
The Queensland Government is offering funding for Australian Mines to support the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in North Queensland.
Epiroc has signed a batteries as a service (BaaS) agreement with Vale to safely install battery plans in two of its mining operations.
IGO has exceeded full-year production guidance for all metals at the Nova nickel-copper-cobalt mine in Western Australia, despite challenges caused by bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Investors are eyeing junior miners who are in the midst of exploring for nickel-copper sulphides across Western Australia. Australian Mining speaks with some of the emerging companies leading the charge.
The McGowan Government has amended its mining regulations to further support tenement holders seeking an expenditure exemption.
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.