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
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.
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.
Bob Brown leads anti-Adani convoy to Qld
Tasmania's veteran conservationist Bob Brown has spearheaded an anti-Adani convoy, travelling north to protest the divisive proposed coal mine in Queensland.
Palmer Promises to pay Qld Nickel workers
Three years after hundreds of people lost their jobs at a Queensland nickel refinery, Clive Palmer says he'll pay whatever is left owing to his former...
Adani Groundwater Plan Gets Green Light
The federal environment minister has given the green light to the controversial Adani Carmichael mine's groundwater plan, taking it a step closer to operation.
Nationals Seek Pre-election Tick for Adani
The Nationals fear vital foreign investment will be scared off and jobs lost if the coalition government doesn't finalise approvals for the Adani coal mine before...
Miners Urged to Help WA Asbestos Cleanup
The companies that created the most contaminated site in the southern hemisphere should stump up cash to help clean it up, West Australian Aboriginal Affairs Minister...
Minister Continues Work on Adani Approvals
Environment Minister Melissa Price is still working on sub-approvals for the controversial Adani coal mine, despite a threat from a Liberal senator to call for her...
Adani Mine in Minister's Hands: Treasurer
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has defended a hold-up in final approvals for the Adani coal mine in Queensland.
PM Denies Go-slow on Adani Approval
Scott Morrison has denied his environment minister is sitting on approvals for the Adani coal mine in Queensland as opposing forces within his government are once...
Vic Mine Lab to Lead Dark Matter Research
A laboratory one kilometre below ground in regional Victoria is set to become the southern hemisphere's epicentre for dark matter research.