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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.

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.

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.

Court Rejects New Acland Mine
Mining
Thursday June 1 2017

Court Rejects New Acland Mine

The Queensland government is examining the Land Court's recommendation to reject the $900 million expansion of the controversial New Acland open-cut coalmine.

SA Approves ‘Mega” Magnetite Mine
Mining
Thursday May 4 2017

SA Approves ‘Mega” Magnetite Mine

Mining company Iron Road has been granted South Australian government development approval to develop a $4.5 billion magnetite mine on the state's Eyre Peninsula.

Miners Not Worried About 457 Visa Changes
Mining
Wednesday April 19 2017

Miners Not Worried About 457 Visa Changes

Australia's mining industry does not oppose the Turnbull government's decision to scrap the 457 visa program but wants to be able to easily bring in temporary...

Massive Copper Mine Pushes Forward in SA
Business
Friday November 4 2016

Massive Copper Mine Pushes Forward in SA

Deep underground in the South Australian outback beneath an arid orange-dirt plain speckled with saltbush, lies an enormous mass of copper.

EPA Approves WA Uranium Mine
Environment
Tuesday August 16 2016

EPA Approves WA Uranium Mine

Plans to develop a uranium mine in Western Australia's eastern Goldfields region have been given the green light by the state's Environmental Protection Authority.

Court to Test Impact NSW Mine has on Water Quality
Environment
Thursday May 12 2016

Court to Test Impact NSW Mine has on Water Quality

A NSW coal mine extension was approved despite evidence suggesting it would lead to higher salinity levels than if no mining occurred, the NSW Land and...

Mining
7 Sep, 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
7 Sep, 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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Environment
6 Sep, 2018
Qld Pursuing Adani for Alleged Breaches

The Queensland government is taking legal action against Indian mining giant Adani for allegedly releasing sediment water eight times over the allowed limit into the Great...

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Mining
23 Aug, 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
21 Aug, 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
21 Aug, 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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Mining
10 Aug, 2018
Community 'Uncertainty' Over NSW Coalmine

For three years a Chinese-owned coal company hasn't been able to start its NSW Hunter Valley project because Wendy Bowman has stood her ground and refused...

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Mining
10 Aug, 2018
Gold Prospecting Fever Hits WA Outback

Prospecting in the West Australian outback is proving as alluring as it was when the gold price hit record highs - and it's retirees driving the...

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Mining
2 Aug, 2018
Rio Tinto H1 profit up 33% to $US4.4bn

Rio Tinto has delivered a 33 per cent jump in first-half net profit to $US4.38 billion ($5.9 billion), driven by a recovery in commodity prices.

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