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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Four West Australian uranium projects granted environmental approval will be allowed to proceed, but the state government is blocking future mining bids.
Oil Company Releases Bight Plan
International energy company Equinor has released its draft environment plan to drill an oil exploration well in the Great Australian Bight and says the program can...
Mining Union Victory for 100 NSW Workers
About 100 coalminers have won the right to convert from casual to permanent employees, along with better pay and conditions, in a victory ending an industrial...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...