A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) has revealed that global coal demand is in decline for the second year in a row, having fallen by 1.9 per cent in 2016 to 5.36 million tonnes.
Australia is positioned to become a global leader of undercover mineral exploration, as new mineral discoveries extend much deeper and become more challenging to find.
Despite the apparent normalisation of low commodity prices, the Federal Government has predicted mining exports earnings to grow by more than 40 per cent by 2019-2020.
A rigger who was killed last year at the Boggabri mine construction site had been employed on site for only 11 weeks, and held a national High Risk licence for less than 18 months, a new report has shown.
Safety controls in the mining industry will receive new scrutiny in a crackdown on risk reporting for fatal incidents.
Vale have posted some disappointing first quarter results, but company CEO Murilo Ferreira is as optimistic as ever.
Lycopodium has cut down their interim dividend, after posting a disappointing half yearly report with a 51.2 per cent drop in profit.
A new report says 78,000 jobs will be lost by 2018 as the nation’s resource sector makes it move from construction to production.
As Australia comes down from the peak of its mining boom, a new report warns the country has to invest in infrastructure to keep the economy going.
Glencore Xstrata reported zinc production from the Australian operations was up 11 per cent from 2012.
Leading US mining consultancy Behre Dolbear has rated Australia the best place in the world for mining investment for the fourth year running.