Newmont Mining’s $US120 million ($154 million) expansion of the Tanami gold mine on the border of Northern Territory and Western Australia was officially opened this week.
Sydney-based energy company Ebony Energy — founded by former Santos chairman Stephen Gerlach — has completed a scoping study for its proposed $3 billion coal-to-gas project at the edge of the Simpson Desert, about 250km southeast of Alice Springs.
The Northern Territory has recorded minerals sales worth $3.63 billion during 2016-17, the highest ever minerals sales for the territory.
KGL Resources plans to raise up to $12.4 million to accelerate its exploration program at the Jervois copper project in the Northern Territory.
The Northern Territory’s Gunner Ministry is to release details of its environmental security bonds to the public in a bid for increased accountability within the NT mining industry.
Newmont Mining is on track to increase production at the Tanami gold operation by 80,000 ounces a year after completing an expansion project at the Northern Territory site.
The Northern Territory Government has granted KGL Resources an additional mining lease for it Jervois copper project, extending its production area.
An Indigenous owned mine training centre and bauxite mining operation has opened in the Northern Territory, set to deliver economic benefits for the local Yolgnu people.
Construction of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline, which will run from Tennant Creek to Mount Isa, has been launched.
A skills shortage is emerging in the Australian mining industry, according to recruitment company, Hays.
Emmerson Resources, with project partner Evolution Mining, has secured final approvals from the Northern Territory Government to launch production at the Edna Beryl gold operation in the Tennant Creek area.
Northern Territory resources minister Ken Vowles has extended Vista Gold’s management of the Mt Todd gold mine, with a long term plan to reopen the site.
The Northern Territory Government has announced a public tender to provide environmental and public safety work for historic mines near Tennant Creek.
The outlook for mining in the Northern Territory is rising, with three operations receiving project facilitation agreements, helping them progress development.
Canada’s Kirkland Lake Gold plans to suspend production at the Cosmo mine in Northern Territory next month.
More jobs in the Northern Territory’s resources sector are on the away after the government granted Australian energy company Jemena a pipeline licence for the Northern Gas Pipeline project.
The Northern Territory Government has committed to fund a feasibility study into the development of a common user mine and processing facility in Tennant creek, set to bring more jobs to the region.
The Northern Territory Government is investing $250,000 in a feasibility study to assess the potential of developing a second liquefied natural gas (LNG) train at ConocoPhillips’ Darwin LNG facility.
More mining jobs are on the way for the Northern Territory after the territory government awarded KGL Resources’ Jervois copper-silver-gold project a major project status.
The Northern Territory Government has signed Project Facilitation Agreements (PFA) for two mining projects, set to bring more than 2000 jobs to the territory.