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.
Drones are being used to inspect legacy mines in the Northern Territory, helping aid remediation efforts.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) is anticipating it will report a $231 million impairment for 2016 as lower uranium prices continue to impact the company.
Merlin Diamonds has discovered a 35.26 carat brown diamond at the Merlin diamond mine in the Northern Territory, the fifth largest diamond unearthed in Australia.
Merlin Diamonds has recovered a rare blue diamond from its Merlin diamond operation in the Northern Territory.
The Northern Territory Department of Mines and Energy are investigating whether waste rock at Glencore’s McArthur River Mine is burning yet again.
Union members rallied in Darwin yesterday to protest against working conditions at the Ichthys LNG construction project.
Australia has stormed to the top of the world’s mining rankings, taking out a number of top spots in this year’s Fraser Institute mining survey.