With Australian mining poised for growth, what are the major operations on the horizon for the industry? Australian Mining finds out.
Sandfire Resources has commenced aircore drilling at Alchemy Resources’ Bryah Basin project in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.
Job vacancies in the mining and resources sector have risen 1.3 per cent in March this year, according to the latest Mining and Resources Job Index report from DFP Resources.
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.
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has given the nod to Kalium Lakes’ Beyondie sulphate of potash (SOP) project in the eastern Pilbara.
Swick Mining Services has considerably boosted its order book due to several new tender outcomes and contracts both in Australia and internationally.
Panoramic Resources’ Savannah nickel project has reported an improvement in mining activities during March – a turnaround result after a poor February performance.
SRG Global has received a three-year drill-and-blast services contract with Evolution Mining at several of its Australian gold mines.
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 55-carat diamond from its Mothae kimberlite plant in Lesotho, southern Africa.
Pilbara Minerals has declared commercial production at its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia and is looking for partners to support its stage three offtake.
The Tropicana joint venture has cemented the Western Australian gold mine’s future by approving the Boston Shaker underground development.
Gascoyne Resources incurred a net loss of $47.2 million in the six months ended December 31 last year, the company has announced.
RNC Minerals is entering a new financing round to provide capital for the company’s acquisition of Westgold Resources’ Higginsville gold operation in Western Australia.
Pilbara Minerals has reinforced the potential to increase the processing capacity at the Pilgangoora lithium operation in Western Australia by 50 per cent in a stage three expansion.
Robust coal exports in both New South Wales and Queensland prove market demand remains strong amid carbon emission concerns and decisions to abandon coal.
Lynas Corporation plans to make Wesfarmers work for a takeover of the rare earths company
Macarthur Minerals has entered into a life-of-mine offtake agreement to provide iron ore from its Lake Giles project in the Yilgarn region of Western Australia to Glencore.
RNC Minerals has agreed to purchase Westgold Resources’ Higginsville gold operation in the Norseman region of Western Australia.
Wesfarmers has set its sights on Lynas Corporation with a $1.5 billion takeover bid.
Rio Tinto has temporarily halted rail operations and mining at the Robe Valley project in the Pilbara in response to Cyclone Veronica.