A prototype, coiled tubing (CT) drilling rig being developed by a research centre in Victoria has entered its second major field trial, promising cheaper, faster greenfields mineral exploration.
Gold miner Kirkland Lake Gold is consolidating its presence in Australia with a $C56 million ($56.6 million) investment in another Canadian company, Novo Resources.
A skills shortage is emerging in the Australian mining industry, according to recruitment company, Hays.
Iluka Resources will restart mining at the Jacinth-Ambrosia zircon mine in South Australia in December, reflecting a lift in market conditions and boosting employment in the region.
Independence Group plans to sell its Stockman copper-zinc project in Victoria to CopperChem for $47.2 million, clearing the way for it to focus on advancing the Nova operation in Western Australia.
The second round of grants under the Victorian Government’s TARGET program have been given to boost gold exploration in the state.
Gas supply in Australia’s east coast will receive a boost after ExxonMobil Australia completed the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant in Victoria on Sunday.
Canada’s Kirkland Lake Gold plans to suspend production at the Cosmo mine in Northern Territory next month.
The Victorian Government has introduced a bill to appoint a new commissioner to supervise the Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation, following the Hazelwood mine fire in 2014.
Nectar Farms aims to provide job opportunities for the retrenched Stawell gold mine workers following the operation’s closure last year.
Lakes Oil is suing the Victorian Government for $2.7 billion in damages following the state’s ban on gas exploration.
The Victorian Government has introduced legislation to permanently ban fracking in the state.
Santos has announced the sale of its Victorian gas assets to Copper Energy for $82 million, exiting from offshore Victoria.
Victoria’s ban on fracking will have far ranging impacts on the state’s energy security.
The Greens are calling on New South Wales to follow Victoria’s lead and ban fracking.
An Australian prospector has discovered a massive 145-ounce gold nugget worth more than $250,000.
The Victorian Government is implementing the fire protection maintenance standard AS1851 – 2012 for routine servicing of fire protection systems in all new and existing buildings.
A new high-tech research project focused on open cut mine safety has launched in Victoria’s LaTrobe Valley. The $2.2 million ‘Batter Stability project’ was unveiled by Victorian minister for energy and resources, Lily D’Ambrosio, at Energy Australia’s Yallourn brown coal mine. The project focuses on geotechnical and hydrogeological studies of mine batters, the sloping pit … Continue reading New mine safety research project launches in Victoria
Australia has stormed to the top of the world’s mining rankings, taking out a number of top spots in this year’s Fraser Institute mining survey.
TWPS, a joint venture between WorleyParsons and Broadspectrum, has landed a $200 million contract for maintenance with AGL Loy Yang.