Western Australia’s Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion says the Queensland government’s decision to ban uranium mining is good news for WA.
Newcrest has slashed operating costs at its Cadia Valley operations as commercial production commenced at its newly built panel cave two.
Uranium mining hopeful Toro Energy has signed a farm-in joint venture deal with nuclear powerhouse AREVA Resources.
Australia’s most successful mining prospector has warned juniors face unprecedented hurdles to bring projects to market as excessive regulation and high start-up costs threaten to derail the next leg of the resources boom.
The Australian Medical Association says fly-in fly-out work in Queensland has led significant increases in sexually transmitted infections in mining communities.
Australian health professionals say depression, anxiety, and stress are hidden in workers on most mines and companies should spend more on protecting mental health.
Sexually transmitted infections, relationship breakdowns, and parenting difficulties are the most common issues for doctors treating fly-in fly-out workers, according to the Australian Medical Association of WA.
BMA have today announced it will cease production at the Norwich Park coal mine.
A coalition of environmental activists lead by Greenpeace has developed a secret plan to fund "scandal research" in the hope of shutting down the coal industry.
BHP Billiton has confirmed that drivers will still be needed for new trains heading to its Pilbara operations. The confirmation comes after BHP awarded Downer EDI a $292 million five year contract to supply new locomotives to its iron ore operations.
Global engineering firm The Weir Group has bettered a takeover offer by rival FLSmidth for Brisbane mining equipment manufacturer Ludowici.
Queensland miners and the DERM are facing community ire over water discharges.
The WA Government has announced a major shakeup to how the state's industrial ports are managed.
The Northern Territory has received a number of proposals for exploration of the seabed off the coast.
One of the most vocal opponents to Lynas Corporation's plans in Malaysia says it is "outraged and appalled" by the Government's decision to grant Lynas a temporary operating licence.
Queensland has unveiled the world's first mobile mine gas laboratory for mine emergencies.
A new proposal from Wallarah 2 Coal is unlikely to go ahead as tougher laws are brought into place.
The WA Government’s commitment to upgrading Esperance Port has been welcomed by industry as an important step in developing mining in the state’s south.
A new massive mining equipment facility will be built in Mackay.
Western Areas says it is aiming to ramp up production in WA and become Australia’s second largest nickel miner.
A ship carrying more than 67 000 tonnes of coal has been discovered to have a cracked hull.
A mine site drug tester says methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, is starting to make its way to mining camps around Australia.
China has launched a rival online iron ore trading platform it hopes will allow it to weaken the monopoly of Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
Atlas Iron chief executive David Flanagan says the Pilbara iron ore miner might need an extra 1,000 workers within three years to feed its expansion projects.
New analysis of upcoming resource and infrastructure projects in Western Australia indicates a desperate need for workers to fill job vacancies.