Funds will be used to deploy and operate the firm's Earth observation program, known as Ceres.
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BHP wants find a way to up output for the industrial metal from its Olympic Dam by 40% even before a proposed and long-awaited mega-expansion of the operation takes place.
The labour action follows two other one-day protests at the mine and comes as BHP mulls a $2.2 billion investment to expand the operation.
Situation has forced some companies to abandon plans laid last week to restart production.
Forest fires in Northern Alberta have forced additional evacuations at several major operations.
Employment prospects for Australia’s professional geoscientists deteriorated even further in the opening quarter of 2016, driven down by mining’s negativity and dashing hopes for an improvement in the geoscientist employment situation.
High Court decision opens the way for up to 500,000 current and former miners to pursue a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against mining companies over respiratory diseases contracted at work.
Blankenship is expected to begin serving his time in California today, after being convicted of conspiring to wilfully violate mine safety standards at West Virginia's Upper Big Branch coal mine.
It’s home to just a half-million people, but the country is not thinking small when it comes to the future of mining.
Construction of the massive mine's underground portion will begin within months, with first production expected by 2020.
Canadians put money ahead of workplace ‘fit’ resulting in low morale, lost productivity and employee churn
She is still trying to recover from her televised comments in March, when she said she would put coal companies and miners out of business.
The mining groups will begin offering the premiere online professional development program to their members later this year.
A green group asked the Supreme Court in Queensland to review the environmental approval of the controversial coal mine and rail project.
The company, which is the US biggest miner by market value, is cutting 25% of its workforce to reduce debt.
Full voting results will be released on Friday.
While Queensland's miners axed 22,000 positions between 2013 and 2015, health and community services created new jobs for almost double that number.
Official production capacity will be adjusted to fit the new 276 working day limit, which means that mines will be held to even stricter production caps.
Australia’s indigenous people Wangan and Jagalingou, traditional owners of the land proposed to host the project are challenging it in court.
Tegeta Exploration & Resources Ltd., controlled by the Gupta family and South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, is the new owner of optimum coal.
They are definitely making more than those working in forestry, manufacturing, finance and construction.
Peabody's bankruptcy filing is one of the largest in the commodities sector since commodity prices began to fall in the middle of 2014.
The sentencing comes six years and one day after a fatal explosion killed 29 at Massey’s Upper Big Branch mine.
Deltion Innovations aims to design a drill that would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.
Production at the Wonderfontein coal mine has been halted for three weeks after members of AMCU decided to down tools in March.