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Australia’s Mining Industry is Back
Mining
Thursday September 6 2018

Australia’s Mining Industry is Back

On July 25, BHP turned the first sod on what will become its biggest producing iron ore mine at its new South Flank mine in the...

Mining Risks Missing Next Generation of Engineers
Mining
Tuesday July 17 2018

Mining Risks Missing Next Generation of Engineers

For Trent Nayler, notions of any lack of opportunity within Australia’s mining sector as a result of the recent downturn are incorrect.

Digital Disruption is Changing Mining
Mining
Friday June 8 2018

Digital Disruption is Changing Mining

In 2014, Rio Tinto broke new ground when it introduced driverless trucks into its Hope Downs 4 iron ore mine in the Pilbara.

Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform
Mining
Friday March 16 2018

Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform

Oil majors are evaluating bids for offshore exploration rights in Argentina, a major change in a country that sent Spanish energy giant Repsol packing six years...

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom
Mining
Wednesday February 28 2018

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom

For much of the 2000s Perth was awash with money and in party mode thanks to the mining boom.

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities
Mining
Monday December 11 2017

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities

Contractors in areas such as mechanical, electrical and equipment servicing are set to grab billions of dollars’ worth of opportunity as expenditure on maintenance and servicing...

WA Bans Fracking in South West
Mining
Wednesday September 6 2017

WA Bans Fracking in South West

The West Australian government has banned fracking in the popular south west tourist region and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry.

South32 Production drops
Mining
Friday July 21 2017

South32 Production drops

Shares in South 32 have fallen after the diversified miner's annual production of many commodities, including coal, dropped and the company missed its full-year production guidance...

WA Won’t Block Uranium Mining Projects
Mining
Thursday June 22 2017

WA Won’t Block Uranium Mining Projects

Four West Australian uranium projects granted environmental approval will be allowed to proceed, but the state government is blocking future mining bids.

Mining
Sep 27 2018
Climate Experts Call for WA Fracking Ban

The former head of the CSIRO's atmospheric research team and a former premier are among a group of more than 50 experts urging the Western Australian...

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Mining
Sep 27 2018
Adani Admits to Admin Error on Mine Work

Adani has admitted to an "administrative error" after it failed to declare track clearing and exploratory drilling at it conducted earlier this year to environmental regulators.

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Mining
Sep 14 2018
Adani Ditches Plans for New Qld Rail Line

Adani has ditched plans to build a new rail line to get coal out of Queensland's Galilee Basin, opting for a cut-price solution using existing lines.

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Mining
Sep 7 2018
SA:Indigenous Group Bid to Halt Coal Project

A South Australian indigenous group says it was not properly consulted on plans for a controversial mining trial and has launched Supreme Court action to halt...

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Mining
Sep 7 2018
Two Men Rescued from NSW Coal Mine Shaft

Two miners have been rescued from an elevator after they were trapped halfway down a mine shaft south of Sydney.

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Mining
Aug 23 2018
Gold Price Helps Newcrest FY Profit

Newcrest Mining has lifted full-year underlying profit by 16 per cent thanks to higher gold and copper prices but the miner's statutory result has been hit...

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Mining
Aug 21 2018
BHP Sends Work Offshore, Angers Union

BHP has awarded a major steelwork contract for its new South Flank mine in the central Pilbara to a Chinese company, drawing the ire of the...

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Mining
Aug 21 2018
Glencore 'Settles Aust Thermal Coal Deal'

Japanese utilities and global mining giant Glencore have settled an Australian thermal coal import contract for April 2018-March 2019 at $US110 ($A151) a tonne, according to...

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Mining
Aug 21 2018
WA Primed for $2 Trillion Lithium Bonanza

Western Australia has a chance to get a huge slice of the fast-growing global lithium battery market if it sets up a processing sector, a lobby...

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