The World Bank is targeting a total investment of $50 million, to be deployed over a 5-year timeframe.
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Australian exports were about 69.1 million tonnes in April, up 20% from 57.5 million tonnes in March.
GFG is building up a South Australian franchise to its global steel and energy business.
This will allow the miner to increase Cameby Downs thermal coal mine's output from 2.8 million tonnes a year to 3.5 million.
Total gold production for the three months ended March 31 came in at 623,124 ounces compared with 575,791 ounces a year ago.
Joint venture with Jiangxi Special Electric Motor, a major Chinese maker of engines for electric vehicles, will allow Alliance to participate in the downstream lithium products market without having to incur the capital costs or risk associated with the construction of a conversion facility.
According to the Responsible Mining Foundation, most of the companies assessed show little or no evidence of efforts to strengthen the gender balance of their leadership and governance teams.
The credit ratings and research division of the Fitch Group says producers should take advantage of the current environment of lower supply, healthy demand and higher prices.
Developing Yeelirrie, one of Australia’s biggest undeveloped uranium deposit, will depend on market conditions, said the company.
Aurelia Metals is in talks with the Swiss miner and commodity trader about a possible acquisition of CSA underground mine, which produced 48,000 tonnes of copper concentrate last year.
Production dropped 6% in the quarter.
Clive Palmer, who made his fortune in mining, is running for the Senate on his right-of-center United Australia Party ticket.
Arrivals of Australian coking coal were at 2.23 million tonnes last month, up 92% from 1.16 million tonnes in February.
China will maintain a slowdown in coal imports from Australia until Beijing has assessed government policy in Canberra after federal elections in May.
Solar and wind farms are being developed or built in places not normally associated with clean energy, and in some regions long resistant to it.
The document divides operations into six levels, from zero (entirely manual) to five (fully autonomous), and assists in the preparation of a business case for autonomous mining, depending on level and needs.
The announcement came as the London Metal Exchange (LME) launched an initiative under which it could ban or delist brands that are not responsibly sourced by 2022.
The 28-carat diamond, named Argyle Octavia, will be auctioned in Antwerp, Belgium.
The Minerals Council of Australia issued a communiqué following Scott Morrison’s comments where he said he would be okay with receiving proposals from the nuclear energy industry.
Vanadium redox flow batteries have a 20+ year lifespan and at the end of the battery’s mechanical life, the electrolyte can be re-used over and over again.
The world's no. 4 iron ore miner cut its fiscal 2019 shipments estimate to 165 million-170 million tonnes, down from 165 million-173 million tonnes.
Production of coking fell to 990 kilo tonnes during the March quarter from 1.6 million tonnes in the second quarter.
Newmont Goldcorp is now the world’s largest gold producer by market value, output and reserves, as well as the only bullion producer listed on the S&P 500 Index.
The Anglo-Australian miner lowered projections for its fiscal 2019 iron ore production to 265 million-270 million tonnes.
New report "debunks commentary calling for peak gold."