OZ Minerals is planning to exploit the potential of the broader Carrapateena province in South Australia as its progresses construction of its copper-gold development in 2018.
Marmota has returned its first assay results from the Aurora Tank project, which commenced drilling in November 2017.
Perth-based Tyranna Resources has commenced drilling at its Eureka gold mine, 50km to the north of Kalgoorlie.
Uranium developer Boss Resources has secured a deal to acquire Wattle Mining, giving it 100 per cent ownership of the Honeymoon project in South Australia.
BHP expects to deliver $US1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) in productivity gains from its Australian operations over the next two years through projects like the expansion of Olympic Dam.
Gold companies WPG Resources and Marmota are joining forces to investigate how they can cooperate to develop the latter’s Aurora Tank gold project in South Australia.
Boss Resources has announced that field leach trialling (FLT) at its Honeymoon project in South Australia has produced record high results at its facility.
Cameco, the world’s largest uranium producer, has temporarily suspended operations at its McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill in northern Saskatchewan, in a blow for the uranium industry. The mine represents about 10 per cent of overall global uranium output alone.
BHP has announced today that it has awarded a $75 million contract to services company Decmil Australia, thanks to the group’s successful delivery on several BHP iron ore projects in Western Australia.
Hillgrove has announced on the ASX this morning that it has discovered surface outcrops of high-grade copper and gold zones at the Mt Rhine exploration project in South Australia.
CU River Mining has secured an agreement that will fund an $800 million expansion of the Cairn Hill iron ore mine in South Australia.
The South Australian Liberal Opposition has announced plans to place 30 per cent of state mining royalties into a fund for road infrastructure improvements, to the tune of up to $750 million over the next decade.
Energy giant Chevron is abandoning its $400 million exploration plans in South Australia’s Great Australian Bight.
OZ Minerals has launched work on phase one of the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.
The University of Adelaide will lead a $14.6 million research consortium to develop technologies designed to increase copper production in South Australia.
Australian-listed oil and gas company Strike Energy has relocated from Sydney to Adelaide, set to create around 85 resources jobs in the state.
BHP has extended Mitchell Services’ underground drilling contract at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
BHP is confident the heap leach extraction technology it is testing at Olympic Dam has the potential to help lift the mine’s annual copper production to more than 450,000 tonnes, three times its guidance for the 2018 financial year.
An improvement in employment prospects for professionals in Australia’s exploration and mining industry has slowed, according to the Australian Institute of Geoscientists’ (AIG) latest employment survey.
NRW Holdings has reported that its participation in the early contractor involvement process at OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia is nearing completion and it is now finalising contract negotiations.