The LNG industry has warned $150 billion dollars worth of investment in Australia could be lost if the high cost of building major projects is not fixed within eighteen months.
A freight train carrying iron ore to Esperance Port has derailed, scattering 32 carriages and about 2240 tonnes of the commodity across the tracks.
Mining giant Rio Tinto is looking at a 360 million tonne a year Pilbara iron ore export rate, hinting it will double the size of its Western Turner Syncline hub to 32mtpa.
Lithium miner Galaxy Resources is cutting salaries as it tries to raise nearly $50 million in order to pay debt and boost working capital.
The Afghan Government will urge Australia to sponsor the training of geologists and mining experts at WA universities in a bid to launch the country’s resources industry.
Junior mining company Mindax is closer to its Mt Forrest iron investment after it received preliminary notice from a Hong Kong company that it will go ahead with the joint venture.
Western Australia will host the world’s biggest LNG conference in 2016, with 5000 delegates expected to attend the event.
Western Australia’s jobless rate has hit highs not seen since the GFC, with many blaming the downturn in the mining sector.
Iron ore exports from Port Hedland rose 4% in April, as shipments to Taiwan more than double.
Doray Minerals announced the start of its underground development and mining at the company’s Andy Well Gold Project in Western Australia.
Additional safety inspectors will be hired to monitor the troubled mining industry in Western Australia, the WA Government announced.
Woodside have confirmed they are looking to develop their Browse LNG project with a floating gas processing operation.
Staff turnover at mining companies has fallen nearly 5 per cent over the last six months to 14.8 per cent per annum, according to figures from Mackie Employer Solutions.
Hope Downs 4 in WA’s Pilbara region has achieved a significant milestone with the first iron ore leaving the mine.
Prospecting can be exciting. But what starts as an escape from daily life can quickly turn dangerous if proper precautions are not taken.
Woodside’s decision to shelve its $40 billion Browse liquefied natural gas project has caused bitter dispute.
Junior mining company Mindax has signed a $52 million deal with Hong Kong’s Perpetual Mining in a joint venture for the Mt Forrest Iron Project.
BHP Billiton and Exxon Mobil are planning to kick off the approval process for a $10 billion dollar floating LNG project in WA.
Industry drug testers have raised concerns that workers are managing their illegal drug intake in a bid to escape getting caught out in tests.
There are currently 110,500 people employed directly in WA’s mining industry. This is an increase of 1400 over the previous three months.