Australia’s mining workforce has continued a steady climb in numbers, with national coal mining employment reaching a record high, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Ramelius Resources has exceeded its gold production guidance for the December 2020 quarter, with 72,896 ounces to round out the calendar year.
Newmont Corporation has detailed its long-term outlook for its gold operations globally, including a production increase at the Boddington mine in Western Australia starting 2021.
Western Areas has progressed construction at the Odysseus nickel mine in Western Australia and expects to mine the first tonnes from the site in the 2021 September quarter.
BHP Nickel West, IGO and Lynas Corporation have joined Western Australia’s Future Battery Industry taskforce to enhance the state’s critical minerals industry.
Western Australia expects to create around 3000 data science jobs over the next decade, according to a report prepared by the state’s Data Science Innovation Hub and KPMG.
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has estimated that 60 per cent of Australia’s fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforce is from Queensland, with Western Australia’s eased border restrictions serving as welcomed news for the mining sector.
The Western Australian government has released a digital resource that connects jobseekers in the mining industry to employment and training opportunities.
FMR Investments was formed in 2007 when specialist hard rock underground mining services provider Barminco – founded in 1987, divested its contracting business.
Rio Tinto’s Future Minds Accelerator program has provided future skills courses to kindergarten to year 12 students and educators in Western Australia.
The PR 776 mining dozer entered a competitive marketplace of 70-tonne dozers when Liebherr launched the machine four years ago. Ben Creagh looks at how the PR 776 has established a presence in Australia.
Horizon Minerals is set to acquire the Kalpini gold project in Western Australia from private consortium NBT Metals for $2.75 million.
Super Pit joint owners Northern Star and Saracen Mineral Holdings are set to combine, having agreed to a merger-of-equals worth $16 billion.
EcoGraf and the Western Australian Government have signed an agreement to deliver a $98 million graphite processing facility in the Rockingham industrial area of Western Australia.
The Western Australian resources sector has achieved record increases in sales and jobs during the 2019-20 financial year despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The strength of Western Australia’s resources sector has led it through crises and is now set to usher in a new era of critical minerals.
BHP will continue to consult Traditional Owners before starting mining activities at locations that have been approved by the Western Australia’s Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage.
Technology Metals has extended its Gabanintha vanadium project’s mine life to 22.5 years from a previous estimate of 16 years.
Technology Metals Australia has been awarded mining leases to develop its Gabanintha vanadium project in Western Australia.
Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan and Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston have announced $8.2 million in funding for resources exploration to fuel the state’s COVID-19 recovery.