Employment opportunities for Australia’s geoscientists are continuing to slowly improve despite an increase in unemployment during the June quarter.
BHP has launched a training program at its Olympic Dam site in South Australia, creating job opportunities for people without experience in mining.
OZ Minerals has reported strong progress on its growth strategy, headlined by the Carrapateena operation in South Australia remaining on track for first concentrate in 2019.
OZ Minerals will spend $10 million on a three-stage exploration program with Investigator Resources in order to earn up to 70 per cent of the Maslins project in South Australia.
Boss Resources has contracted GR Engineering Services as the lead study consultant for the definitive feasibility study (DFS) at the Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia.
Boss Resources has reached the second phase of its plan to restart the Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia.
The Oak Dam copper discovery in South Australia is still not locked in to become a new project despite ongoing drilling efforts, according to BHP.
BHP has completed a heap leach development trial it says confirms the technology’s viability to extract copper, uranium, gold and silver at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has enlarged its foothold in South Australia by embarking on two joint venture (JV) agreements in copper and gold through its subsidiary FMG Resources.
The South Australian Government will inject $10 million into the exploration of untapped mineral resources, at a time when the state’s exploration investment figures are the lowest in a decade.
Havilah Resources has been granted approval from the Department for Energy and Mining for the right to mine at the Kalkaroo copper-gold project in South Australia.
OZ Minerals has awarded a €15 million ($24.3 million) contract to design and deliver a mine paste backfill system at the Prominent Hill copper-gold operation to Outotec.
South Australia’s appetite to meet the rise in demand for copper, electric vehicles and renewable energy has been matched by the vision of its miners.
A Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) study shows that mining job demand has risen considerably over the past three years.
A smelter and refinery to be shared among South Australian copper companies is an idea with significant potential benefits.
Marmota Energy has identified trace gold elements in vegetation found near the Aurora Tank gold mine site in Goshawk, South Australia.
Terramin Australia’s restart of a historic gold mine within the Adelaide Hills project area in South Australia has taken a step forward following the completion of a $1.1 million managed aquifer recharge (MAR) trial.
Boss Resources has commenced the second phase of its Honeymoon uranium project restart in SA, confirming its potential expansion into a 3.2 million pound-a-year operation.
The mining contractor has made two major Australian mining operations that have little in common more alike than they seem.
Converting a section of the Carrapateena copper mine in South Australia to a block cave could significantly improve overall production, says OZ Minerals.