India's Supreme Court in February quashed all iron ore mining permits in the southwestern state of Goa, one of the top producing states for the steel making raw material.
Australia Mining News
The company expects to be at full mining rates within the coming weeks.
South African engineering and construction group, currently subject of a takeover bid from Germany’s ATON, said projects were located in sub-Saharan Africa, North America and Australasia.
Cobalt, nickel still on the boil, but gloomier outlook reflected in copper price and fall in market value of top mining companies during first quarter.
New research centre has been established to help reduce the cost of mineral exploration in Australia in order to boost output.
Permit allows Oz Minerals to start phase two of construction at Carrapateena copper-gold project, in South Australia, this month.
“The recovery of micro-diamonds is extraordinary," said Lithoquest's President and CEO.
A Mongolian former finance minister, Bayartsogt Sangajav, has been arrested as part of an investigation into suspected abuse of power during investment talks for the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in 2009.
Queensland’s resources sector is powering jobs growth across the State with Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showing an increase of close to 10,000 jobs in the February quarter.
Companies are teaming up to develop one of the country’s newest gold mine, the Asanko Gold Mine (AGM).
Company has agreed to sell its 80% stake in the Kestrel mine to a consortium comprising of private equity manager EMR Capital and Indonesian coal company Adaro Energy.
The combination of the two companies will result in a mid-sized copper miner, with an expected annual production of about 73,000 tonnes of the metal.
The accident killed 19 people, left hundreds homeless and unemployed and caused sludge to wash downstream into the neighbouring state of Espírito Santo.
The company amended its guidance to around 65 per cent of the average benchmark Platts 62 CFR index.
Mining operations will restart at Cadia East, in accordance with predefined test and response program, the company said in a statement.
Results from 11 of the 12 drilling rigs at its 85%-owned Cascabel copper-gold project, suggest there is much more intense mineralization in the property than thought earlier, the company said.
Nominated by industry peers and chosen by an esteemed panel of judges, these awards are designed to recognize excellence and outstanding achievement over a wide cross-section of the Asia Pacific mining and investment sector.
Failure to reach a labor deal caused a 44-day strike at the mine last year.
Soaring cobalt and lithium prices are pushing some companies to dig for them in the recycle bin, which some believe could be even more profitable than mining them.
Rio Tinto expects the global iron ore market to stay balanced through 2019 despite a likely moderation in steel demand growth in China, the world’s biggest steel consumer.
“Our strategy to build a future ready organisation through a focus on innovation, eminence and digital transformation is creating many opportunities to engage and excite our people and our clients,” said Global Chief Executive Officer Giam Swiegers.
Australia's Whitehaven Coal is acquiring the Winchester South project, located in Queensland.
The company has entered into an agreement to buy Aurenere, a project located in the northern Spanish province of Lleida.
The company's Dumont cobalt and nickel project in Quebec is the world’s largest undeveloped reserve of both metals, with over 1 billion tonnes of reserves and a 33-year mine life.
These are projects driven from Australia, involving an Australian mining company and (in most cases) an Australian engineering consultant.