Last year, Unearthed’s Explorer Challenge attracted data scientists and geologists from more than 60 countries around the globe. For this year’s Gawler Challenge, there are already participants from over 90 countries involved.
The South Australian Government has advanced BHP’s proposal to increase copper production at the Olympic Dam mine from 200,000 to 350,000 tonnes per annum.
Infrastructure SA has released a 20-year infrastructure strategy for South Australia that includes short- and long-term strategies to grow the state’s resources sector.
OZ Minerals has reported strong production results for the March quarter despite COVID-19’s impact on the resources industry.
The South Australian Government has cut all costs related to exploration and license fees in the minerals sector to soften the blow of the industry’s coronavirus containment procedures.
Marmota chairman Colin Rose has awarded one million of his personal shares in the company to three employees, claiming the company is in “its strongest financial position in years”.
Australia’s mining, resources and energy industry has received healthy salary growth despite an overall drop in SEEK job advertisements, according to a recent employment data report from the company.
BHP has awarded NRW Contracting with a $48 million airport upgrade contract at the Olympic Dam project in South Australia.
South Australia has become the sixth most attractive jurisdiction in the world for mining investment, according to the Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2019.
Western Australia has become the top mining jurisdiction for investment, according to Fraser Institute’s annual survey of mining company rankings.
The South Australian Government and Unearthed Solutions are set to launch a global exploration competition to help unlock new targets in the Gawler region.
The South Australian Government is set to open 21 mineral exploration release areas across 7421 square kilometres for competitive applications.
Boss Resources could restart production at the Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia in 12 months after delivering an “outstanding” feasibility study (FS).
OZ Minerals has produced its first saleable copper-gold concentrate at the Carrapateena copper-gold mine in South Australia.
After almost a decade of low prices, the Australian and global uranium industry is optimistic that a recovery will soon emerge
With the installation of CDE Meta’s latest Australian project, the company is confident a focus on sustainable minerals processing practices will continue to emerge thanks to its novel modular approach.
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.