Optimism for job seekers in Australia’s mining industry has gradually increased for around two years now. The rising buoyancy has been reflected in research by recruitment agency Hays.
Western Australia has been pushing for a Productivity Commission inquiry into the GST distribution system, which positions WA as the only state to receive less than 70 cents — and eventually 30 cents — per person per dollar of GST in distributions.
The mining, resources and energy category continues to lead the growth in advertisements on jobs portal, SEEK.
With the release of the Getting the Groundwork Right: Implementation Plan, the Victorian resources can see work already under way and the work to come to better regulate mines and quarries, according to the state government.
Kirkland Lake Gold has awarded Veolia Water Technologies a contract to design and supply a reverse osmosis plant to reduce the chloride levels in the water stream at the Fosterville gold mine in Victoria.
The Loy Yang brown coal power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley is to become a test site for a first-of-its-kind coal-to-hydrogen clean energy pilot.
Following the posting of record-breaking quarterly and annual company results in January, Kirkland Lake Gold has released its latest quarterly (Q1) figures, showing growth of 13 per cent compared with Q1 results for the previous year.
Stavely Minerals has announced successful capital raising of $8.3 million to fast-track its exploration projects in Victoria and Queensland.
Kirkland Lake Gold plans to increase production at the Fosterville gold mine in Victoria to more than 400,000 ounces (oz) within three years.
Australian Mining talks to Canadian billionaire Eric Sprott, who is optimistic about the future of Australia’s gold industry on both sides of the country.
Clean TeQ has secured a $3.5 million contract to develop a mine water treatment plant at Kirkland Lake Gold’s Fosterville operation in Victoria.
Canadian miner Kirkland Lake Gold has agreed to sell the Stawell gold mine in Victoria to Melbourne-based equity fund, Arete Capital Partners.
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.