Western Australian transport minister Rita Saffioti says Atlas Iron does not have a priority right to a potentially lucrative berth development at Port Hedland.
Ausdrill’s shares have dropped by a quarter this week due to ongoing contract negotiations regarding the Wodgina project, as well as delays arising from the rock fall at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit in the Goldfields, both in Western Australia.
Perth-based Millennium Minerals has received a $17.5 million funding commitment from Investec Australia to expand the processing plant at its Nullagine gold project in Western Australia.
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has released a report urging the state and federal government to act on the opportunity provided by battery minerals, particularly lithium.
Sandfire Resources has intersected narrow zones of sulphide and supergene copper mineralisation at the Morck’s Well project, part of a farm-in with Auris Minerals and Fe.
Rio Tinto plans to double its fleet of autonomous drills in order to “create a safer working environment and boost productivity across its world-class iron ore operations in Western Australia”, according to a statement released today.
Lithium Australia has made significant steps towards the planning of a proposed large-scale pilot plant (LSPP) utilising the company’s SiLeach process for lithium recovery from mine waste, stating that front-end engineering and design (FEED) activities are progressing as planned.
Information and communications technology (ICT) company Aqura Technologies, a subsidiary of noted planning company Veris, has entered into an agreement with BHP for a three-year services contract that will see Aqura provide technology infrastructure upgrades for the mining major.
Western Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp has reported positive results in its quarterly report via the ASX.
Leading mining services provider Thiess has announced an intake of mid-year apprentices for its Thiess Apprenticeship Program.
Rio Tinto has partnered with the Western Australian Government and South Metropolitan TAFE over the implementation of new automation courses, which are set to begin in WA-based TAFE colleges and high schools from 2019.
Tawana Resources has announced a restructuring of three of its assets into a new spin-off company in order to focus on its flagship 50 per cent-owned Bald Hill lithium-tantalum project in Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia, which started spodumene concentrate production earlier this month.
Blackham Resources has announced a mine plan extension for its Golden Age underground gold mine, which has been extended six months to the end of December.
Lithium Australia is to assess feed sources for its SiLeach-enabled large-scale pilot plant (LSPP) in Western Australia for its first 12 months of operation.
Perth-based Tyranna Resources has commenced drilling at its Eureka gold mine, 50km to the north of Kalgoorlie.
The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, a national employment survey covering the first quarter of 2018, has suggested the mining and construction industries are part of a burgeoning job market.
Ken MacDonald, owner and chief executive officer of Canadian forestry equipment manufacturer, Tigercat, and the team of Australian crushing and screening manufacturer Striker, have joined Onetrak staff and customers in celebrating the re-opening of Onetrak in Western Australia.
Western Australia-based Celsius Resources has recovered notable levels of cobalt during testing at its Opuwo project in Namibia.
A majority of 22 Liberal MPs are expected to vote in the Western Australian State Parliament Upper House against the Mark McGowan-led Labor Government’s plan to raise gold royalty fees by 50 per cent.
Mining industry approval and infrastructure project processes in Western Australia and Queensland have been cited as susceptible to corruption, according to a new report by Transparency International Australia program, Mining for Sustainable Development (M4SD). The program used the Mining Awards Corruption Risk Assessment (MACRA) tool — created by a Transparency International expert to build a methodology for … Continue reading Mining approval processes at risk of corruption: report