Leading miners, METS companies and universities discuss how Australia is solidifying a record year in 2018 by adding more talent into the field.
Utilising innovative technology to fast-track both the exploration and exploitation of mining sites is the key to success in the modern age, according to Independence Group (IGO) managing director and CEO, Peter Bradford.
Online recruitment portal SEEK has reported the mining, resources and energy sector as one of the five biggest industries for job growth over the past year.
Sandfire Resources has commenced aircore drilling at Alchemy Resources’ Bryah Basin project in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.
Galena Mining has received $20 million of a proposed $90 million payment from Japanese company Toho Zinc to earn up to 40 per cent of the Abra base metals project in Western Australia.
Swick Mining Services has considerably boosted its order book due to several new tender outcomes and contracts both in Australia and internationally.
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 55-carat diamond from its Mothae kimberlite plant in Lesotho, southern Africa.
RNC Minerals has agreed to purchase Westgold Resources’ Higginsville gold operation in the Norseman region of Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has temporarily halted rail operations and mining at the Robe Valley project in the Pilbara in response to Cyclone Veronica.
Image Resources will embark on a drilling program aimed at upgrading the company’s mineral resource at the Boonanarring mineral sands project in Western Australia.
Newcrest Mining and Greatland Gold have agreed to a $US65 million farm-in to advance the Havieron copper-gold project in Western Australia.
MMG has posted a 61 per cent drop in profits in 2018, citing the impact of ongoing “trade friction” between the United States and China.
Mining equipment specialist Emeco Holdings will spend around $90 million on new assets to contribute to earnings and cash generation in the 2020 financial year.
BHP has stated that productivity will be “broadly flat” in the 2019 financial year according to chief executive officer Andrew Mackenzie.
Monadelphous has been granted a construction works contract worth $108 million at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Engineering services company Civmec has been chosen by Albemarle Lithium to construct a lithium hydroxide plant in Western Australia.
Rising investment in Western Australian mining projects and record sales in 2017–18 could see the mining industry return to the conditions of the mining boom, according to research from IBISWorld.
Westgold Resources has decided to sell the majority of its lithium royalties instead of its previously planned demerger.
Mining was a key contributor to Perth’s improving gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017–18, but the city requires “alternate sources of economic growth”, according to a new report by SGS Economics and Planning.
Diatreme Resources has released a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Cyclone zircon project in Western Australia that forecasts it will cost $135.7 million to develop.