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...
Miners Look to Disguise Weak Earnings
A buoyant mining sector is expected to disguise soft half year earnings reports from many listed companies over the coming month, according to Bennelong Australian Equity...
Rio Launches Driverless Trucks
Mining giant Rio Tinto is beginning the process of automating iron ore mines and reducing staff numbers in the Pilbara.
Smaller Miners Struggle to Stay Afloat
Australia's smaller iron ore miners are struggling to keep their heads above water as the price of the steel-making commodity hits a fresh post-global financial crisis...
Iron Ore Price Drop Fuels Interest Rate Cut
Sliding iron ore prices and the still-too-high Australian dollar are fuelling expectations that the Reserve Bank will be forced to cut interest rates next week.
Carmichael Mine Challenge Begins
A five-week court case objecting to a $16.5 billion coal mine in the Galilee Basin is set to begin in Queensland's Land Court.
WA Will Not Hike Mineral Royalty Rate
There will be no changes to mineral royalty rates in this year's West Australian state budget, and questions are now being raised about cash already booked...
ACCC Probes Iron Ore Cartel Concerns
Calls by Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for Australia's biggest iron ore miners to cap production are being investigated by the competition watchdog amid concerns about potential cartel...
Forecast Tips Mining Recovery in 2016
The outlook for Australia's resources to 2020 remains positive, despite tumbling commodity prices this year hitting Australia's export earnings.
Mining Group Appeals New Super Union
The Australian Mines and Minerals Association has lodged an appeal against the creation of a super union.
Adani Welcomes Shorten's Mine Assurances
Adani says Bill Shorten's promise not to derail its Queensland coal mine is great news and it is pushing on with efforts to stitch up finance...
14 Dead, Mining Halted After Earthquake Rocks PNG
At least 14 people have been killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands.
Rio Rewards Shareholders as Profit Soars
Rio Tinto will deliver a record payout to shareholders after stronger commodity prices nearly doubled its full year profit.