On the 5th of September, the AusIMM Southern Queensland Student Chapter (SQSC) held the chapter’s annual BHP Billiton Local Mining Games at The University of Queensland’s Experimental Mine in Indooroopilly, a suburb of Brisbane.
Growing importance of lump ore trade sees the launch of world first derivative contracts and a jump in premiums.
The announcement comes only days after Anglo announced a $330m deal to sell lossmaking South African platinum mines to Sibanye Gold.
A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) – Clean Coal Centre – has detailed the changing electricity generation landscape in the rapidly growing countries of South and East Asia.
Australia-listed Northern Iron warns of "material uncertainty of cash flow" and inability to extend debt maturities.
As Australian firm A-Cap Resources has applied for a mining licence for its flagship Letlhakane project.
Another surge on Thursday as Chinese stockpiles continues to decline.
Rio's already cut $1bn fat in the Pilbara–autonomous vehicles and data analytics will save another $200 million a year on maintenance over the next 3 years.
The companies will share access to data and lessons learned from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam facility — the world’s first full chain power sector CCS project.
The high rate of unemployment among the geoscientists responsible for Australia’s ongoing mineral wealth discoveries has led to an implored plea to the Federal Government to protect local jobs with a tightening of 457 Visa eligibility requirements for overseas geos.
Chinese iron ore futures soar 5% after government pledges to speed up infrastructure spending since some sectors like telecoms are only "30–40% completed".
Queenslanders are standing up for resource sector jobs through an online petition that has kick-started a campaign to close the legal loopholes that are tying up projects in red tape.
Glencore's bold move and huge jump in Chinese concentrate imports light fire under copper price.
The PR campaign praising the “endless possibilities” of coal in providing “light and jobs” has triggered a massive reaction among social media users.
After a mine technician was fatally injured at the site Sunday night.
A team of Australian scientists is on the hunt for gold and other metals by detecting areas high in sulphur.
Mounting pressure from investors has forced the firm to come up with a $10 billion package of debt-reduction measures.
The death of the Australian worker at Cornishman Pit gold mine will be investigated by the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum.
CHART: The commodity slump has slashed major miners' market valuations to 60–88% below 2011 highs.
The company, already the worst performer in the FTSE 100 index in 2015, has lost almost 60% of its value since the beginning of the year.
Premier Colin Barnett says the mining downturn has bottomed but warns the next 12 months will be risky for minerals companies.
Morgans Senior Analyst James Wilson shares the names of ASX-listed gold, iron and graphite companies worth watching.
The transformation of China’s economy away from manufacturing to downstream technology development is expected to drive significant new demand for the world’s flake graphite producers.
But summer likely only the "calm before the storm".
The fresh legal action is part of an ongoing dispute between the parties over mining royalties in Western Australia.
The finding is more than double the age of the previous oldest known occurrence of reidite, believed to have formed about 450 million years ago.
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