Northparkes was Australia’s first highly efficient block cave mine, celebrated for its high quality copper and gold deposits and being the world’s most automated underground mine. Now, there are significant new operations afoot.
Sydney-based AJ Lucas Group has confirmed media speculation that a recent non-binding takeover offer for its drilling division came from Mitchell Services.
The latest Mining and Resources Job Index from DFP shows continued growth for mining in July, though annual growth is slowing.
Though Swick was founded in 1995, the company didn’t start diamond drilling projects until nine years later.
Australian Pacific Coal and Stella Natural Resources (SNR) will become equal joint venture (JV) partners on the Dartbrook coal project in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.
Japanese trading house Mitsui has made an $86 million deal with Carpentaria Resources over the Hawsons iron project southwest of Broken Hill, New South Wales.
New Hope Corporation has made a binding commitment with Wesfarmers to double its interest in the Bengalla joint venture (JV) for $860 million.
Yancoal hopes to redeploy the majority its 205-strong workforce at the Austar coal mine after today starting a process to halt operations at the New South Wales site.
Global engineering firm DRA Group will significantly expand its Australian presence with the acquisition of Queensland-based G&S Engineering from Calibre Group.
Heron Resources has awarded the road and rail logistics services contract for its Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales to local supplier Crawfords Freightlines.
An expenditure survey from the New South Wales Minerals Council featuring 23 participating mining companies has found that they delivered $10.4 billion for the NSW economy in 2016–17.
Redbank coal-fired power station, under care and maintenance since 2014 in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, is to be repurposed as the IOT Blockchain Application Centre (BAC) for the provision of cheap electricity to blockchain companies.
MinRex Resources has secured an agreement to acquire Clean Power Resources, the owner of three projects with cobalt and scandium potential in New South Wales and Western Australia.
David Ipp, QC, formerly a judge of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), believes the New South Wales Government’s mining licence approval process is at risk of corruption, particularly given its handling of the Ridgelands coal mine renewal in the state’s Upper Hunter region.
Peel Mining and Talisman Mining today announced that rock-chip sampling and reconnaissance field mapping has commenced at their joint Lachlan copper-gold project in New South Wales.
A death that occurred yesterday at an open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales is currently being investigated by local government.
Development at the 620 square-kilometre Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales is on budget and on track, according to project owners Heron.
Paul Harvey, chief operating officer of South32, has stated that community and environmental impact assessments have begun at its Dendrobium coking coal mine in New South Wales.
Anglo American has expressed support for the New South Wales Government’s decision to renew operations at the Drayton South underground coal mine.
Peel Mining’s shares closed at 47 per cent up at end of trading yesterday following announcement of a major high-grade zinc discovery at the company’s Southern Nights prospect in New South Wales.