Researchers from Curtin University discovered reidite, one of the rarest minerals on Earth buried deep within an ancient meteorite crater in Western Australia.
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First production from the $5.3 billion underground expansion of Oyu Tolgoi was originally scheduled for early 2020.
Iron shipments fell about 5 percent, hurt by planned maintenance and safety pauses across all operations following a fatality.
BHP has agreed to pay 45 pence per SolGold share.
Mineral industry needs to change its exploration and financing model if dearth of green fields discoveries to be overcome
Australia’s chronic shortage of Greenfields mineral discoveries can only be overcome by changing the sector’s exploration, financing and training models, according to a keynote speaker at a major international geoscience forum.
Sanjiv Manchanda replaces Cliff Lawrenson as named CEO in overhaul.
No one will be taking alumina for granted any more.
Overall project engineering at the 270,000 ounce-a-year Guyere gold project, which is already more than A$100 million over its original budget of A$507 million, is now 96 percent complete
Ask four Australians why the Great Barrier Reef is bleaching, and you’ll hear four different answers.
The company also said it would reconfigure the mining methods used at Hail Creek, a process that will be phased in over the next 18 months.
A new report prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia forecasts that the demand for metallurgical coal to 2030 will grow by over 95Mt.
It was just one trade of 5,000 shares, and it happened after the regular trading day. But it was enough to spike the price.
Peabody Energy intends to permanently seal the area where high methane levels have been concentrated after it reported fire in its North Goonyella mine.
Deputy Minister Fuziah Salleh, a long-standing critic of Lynas’ plant, offered to step down from the committee reviewing the facility following criticism that she would not be impartial.
For Tom Butler - CEO of the International Council on Mining and Metals – ensuring that mines have alternative uses post closure is an essential step in building and maintaining a company's social license to operate.
The program will begin after the iron ore miner releases its quarterly report on Oct. 25 and will remain in place for a period of up to 12 months.
Wolf Minerals said on Thursday that it could not meet its short-term working capital needs after failing to reach a deal with its financial backers.
Iron ore shipments to China from Australia's Port Hedland terminal rose 5.3 percent in September.
The company believes the stones are among the biggest of their kind ever unearthed in the country.
In August, BHP had shut an acid plant following a boiler tube failure, disrupting copper processing. Underground mining at the site continued as normal.
PIRC has recommended that BHP Billiton shareholders oppose the mining company's remuneration report at its AGM on Oct. 17
India clinches the title for largest zinc mine with Rampura Agucha.
Shares in Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corp jumped 12 percent on Friday after Malaysia's prime minister downplayed the roles of two Lynas critics.
The agreed price serves as an industry benchmark for supplies of seaborne thermal coal in Asia.
GEMCO is an open-cut mining operation, producing high-grade manganese ore that is shipped to GEMCO’s Tasmanian manganese alloy plant and around the world.