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Monday November 19, 2018

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Digital Mapping Will Change Land and Rock Surveying
Landscaping
Friday September 7 2018

Digital Mapping Will Change Land and Rock Surveying

At the beginning of major mining or civil engineering projects, one of the more manual, technically challenging and hazardous tasks involves rock and land surveying.

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.

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018
Business
Friday February 23 2018

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
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.

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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Energy
Sep 27 2018
South Australian Gas Trial Free to Proceed

An underground gas extraction trial will be allowed to proceed in South Australia's far north, after an Aboriginal group lost its bid to stop the project.

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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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Energy
Sep 10 2018
Palmer Promises Qld New Coal Power Station

Clive Palmer says he will back up his plans to mine Queensland's Galilee Basin with a new $1.54 billion coal-fired power station.

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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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Environment
Sep 6 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
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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