The Queensland Government has awarded $1.13 million of exploration grants, helping nine companies find new deposits of copper, gold and base metals in the state’s north west.
Copper producer CuDeco has temporarily suspended operations at its Rocklands mine process plant in Queensland.
Adani Australia says the creation of jobs across its Carmichael mine, rail and port projects in regional Queensland is “well under way”.
Resolute Mining has implemented a gold hedge following sales of 72,000 ounces of gold at an average price of $1715 per ounce, representing a premium over its budget $1600 price.
Downer Blasting Services (DBS) has recently been awarded $240 million of new work in both open cut and underground mines in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia.
Three promising Australian mining tech start-ups have taken home awards at the Igniting METS Accelerator program graduation night.
The refurbished Capricorn copper mine in north-west Queensland has reached production with prices for the base metal improving.
Toronto-listed Copper Mountain Mining Corp will acquire Australian copper aspirant Altona Mining to gain access to the Cloncurry project in Queensland.
QGC has made a deal with unmanned systems provider Insitu Pacific to supply remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) for the former’s Queensland operations.
A prospector in Queensland has discovered an enormous gold nugget weighing in at over 1.17 kilograms.
New South Wales-based coal producer Bounty Mining has announced its purchase of the Cook Colliery and Minyango coking coal project in Queensland from Caledon Coal and Blackwater Coal for $31.5 million.
Valmec has been awarded a contract on the Northern Gas Pipeline project by Jemena.
The Yatala heavy machinery auction in Queensland (hosted by Ritchie Bros) is expected to clear over $30 million worth of equipment as a result of rising demand to meet the needs of Australian infrastructure projects.
Crater Gold is fast-tracking graphite drilling and testing at its Golden Gate project in Croydon, NW Queensland, with a planned start date of late October or early November 2017.
A Roy Morgan snap survey poll representing the views of 1,547 adult Australians has found that a majority believe that the Adani thermal mine project in Carmichael — north of the Galilee Basin in Queensland — should not go ahead.
Red River Resources has delivered first zinc concentrate from the relaunched Thalanga mine in Queensland.
New Century Resources has secured $US45 million ($58 million) in funding for the restart of the Century zinc mine in Queensland.
The Paluszczuk Labor Government is encouraging collaboration between mining technology companies in the Bowen Basin through a pilot joint initiative with METS Ignited.
The program provides a more systematic process for releasing resource exploration tenders and to further bolster the state’s $20 billion-plus resources sector, according to the Queensland Government.
Seven regional Queensland industry groups and economic development bodies have requested major mining houses review their payment terms for suppliers.