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.
Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018
Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.
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.
Nationals WA want Woodside Camp Rejected
The Nationals WA have demanded the Labor state government reject Woodside's bid for a 700-bed fly-in fly-out camp in the north.
Whitehaven Critical of Energy ‘Failure’
One of Australia's largest coal producers has ruled out selling into the domestic market in the foreseeable future, blaming uncertainty arising from the nation's the lack...
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...
Adani Groundwater Plan 'Protects Itself'
Adani's blueprint to protect groundwater in the Queensland Galilee Basin from its $16.5 billion coal mine is primarily designed to protect the company from prosecution, an...
Sign of Solid Jobs Growth for Rest of 2018
Employment growth unsurprisingly cooled after an unsustainable record run in 2017, but there are signs job gains are likely to be solid for the remainder of...
Qld Law Firm Considers Silica Dust Action
Queensland mines and businesses whose workers have suffered the ill effects of silica dust could be subjected to large-scale legal action.
Chinese Investors Feeling Unwelcome in Australia
Chinese investors are more wary about Australia, with a growing number saying they feel unwelcome.
Rinehart Buys Atlas Iron Stake: report
Shares in Pilbara miner Atlas Iron will be in the spotlight on Wednesday after Gina Rinehart reportedly bought a significant stake in the company, just days...
Palmer Must Repay Creditors: Liquidators
Clive Palmer says his companies will draw on their cash reserves to reopen his collapsed Townsville nickel refinery but liquidators want him to repay money owed...
Qld Govt Considers Funding Road for Adani
The Queensland government is considering temporarily funding a $100 million road upgrade for the Adani coal mine, despite the premier's promise no taxpayer funds will go...
Fortescue to Develop WA Mine and Rail
Fortescue Metals is developing a $1.7 billion mine and rail project in Western Australia.
QLD: Linc Energy Found Guilty of Pollution
Serious environmental harm was caused by failed Queensland company Linc Energy's underground coal gasification operations on the Darling Downs.