There is cause for optimism in the resource and mining sector with export values forecast to increase by 35 per cent by 2020-21, according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s Resources and Energy Quarterly released today.
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Iron ore price surge goes beyond Beijing order to slash emissions during six-month horticulture expo in steelmaking hub.
New study predicts lowering of cost curve, marginal mines staying open at all costs will see oversupply persist and fifth year of copper price declines.
The mining giant and a security firm that guards major government buildings are among hundreds of Australian names linked to a Panama law firm that helps the rich hide money.
The sale of the Foxleigh mine is part of Anglo’s recently announced exit from coal, which is included in one of the sector’s biggest divestment schemes.
The state on Sunday approved three leases covering an area containing 11 billion tonnes of coal, in Queensland's Galilee Basin.
It has also opened offices in Belo Horizonte, which is more than 100 km (70 miles) from its Samarco interests.
March survey by McKinsey sees China trumping geopolitical instability, leadership change, terrorism, refugees and euro break-up as risks to global economy.
The deal will see Canberra supplying the necessary uranium to feed the European country’s nuclear power plants.
The firm has not yet decided whether to inject more cash into Damang or suspend operations.
The Bench Marks Foundation has accused the CEO of Mineral Resources Commodities (MRC) of inciting violence in an area where an anti-mining activist was murdered last week.
Strong Australian dollar gold prices are fuelling a renaissance of sorts in gold production from South Australia’s outback.
Net profit for 2015 dropped by almost 30% to $261 million (1.7 billion yuan) from the previous year's $353 million.
Class action claims that Barrick repeatedly and knowingly misled shareholders about whether Pascua-Lama complied with environmental regulations.
Fresh research shows a new role for bacteria in cycling platinum group metals in soils and sediments, offering a better understanding of how to search for them.
The world economy is complex, but today’s series of maps will allow you to simplify your understanding of the relative wealth of people around the globe.
Rio sources say 44-year-old French executive's command of operational and financial detail were important factor in appointment.
Industry bellwether Caterpillar's global mining equipment sales drop 42% as Asia-Pacific and Latin America orders fall off a cliff.
This important milestone was achieved three and a half months earlier than originally scheduled, due to a recent redesign of the mining plan.
The change of leadership comes as the mining giant and its peers look for a way out of a prolonged commodity slump.
If built, Carmichael would be Australia's largest coal mine.
"Substantial doubts" St-Louis-based Peabody Energy with history traced back to 1883 can continue as going concern after missing payment on $6 billion debt.
INTERACTIVE: Nuclear electricity output set to grow at fastest clip in over 20 years increasing annual uranium supply needs by more than 100 million pounds.
“It’s a good time to be an Australian gold producer.”
The three SPTs are scheduled to undergo extensive wet testing at Duqm Port.