TNG is continuing to attract interest in its diversified Mount Peake project in the Northern Territory after announcing it will receive a $10 million placement from German investors.
Online recruitment portal SEEK has reported the mining, resources and energy sector as one of the five biggest industries for job growth over the past year.
Swick Mining Services has considerably boosted its order book due to several new tender outcomes and contracts both in Australia and internationally.
Rio Tinto has temporarily halted rail operations and mining at the Robe Valley project in the Pilbara in response to Cyclone Veronica.
Monadelphous has been granted a construction works contract worth $108 million at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Thor Mining’s proposed Molyhil tungsten mine in the Northern Territory could deliver $100 million of net value and $500 million in revenue over its seven-year mine life, according to a definitive feasibility study (DFS).
Incitec Pivot has extended its contract for air charter services into the Phosphate Hill site with Alliance Aviation Services by up to five years (three years with a further two-year option).
Lithium-focused aspirant Core Exploration has returned significant high-grade assay results from the Grants prospect at the Finniss lithium project near Darwin in the Northern Territory.
Following on from the acquisition of Surtech Systems and WellServ announced in May, georesources-focused Qteq has secured a contract for environmental logging in the Northern Territory.
Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison has revealed state budget plans to introduce increased royalties on the mining industry, a situation the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has called “an absolute disaster for the Northern Territory economy”.
Ark Mines has agreed to become the operator of the Old Pirate gold mine in Tanami, Northern Territory following an agreement with owner ABM Resources.
Core Exploration is fully funded to complete a pre-feasibility study and feasibility study for its flagship Finniss lithium project near Darwin, Northern Territory.
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.
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.
The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the federal government’s announcement of a $5 billion infrastructure initiative for northern Australia in its 2015 Budget.
Territory Iron has halted production at Frances Creek iron ore mine.
The Northern Territory will call for expressions of interest in an Alice Springs to Moomba gas pipeline, which could help alleviate gas shortages.
Uranium mining hopeful Toro Energy has signed a farm-in joint venture deal with nuclear powerhouse AREVA Resources.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will today visit a proposed training centre in north-east Arnhem Land as part of his tour of Indigenous communities in the Top End.