With its head office in the Victorian gold-rush city of Ballarat, Gekko is an award-winning company specialising in designing and manufacturing low-energy, low-footprint modular gold processing plants.
Ecuador’s newly appointed Vice Minister of Mines, Fernando L. Benalcazar, had told delegates at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne that his country has put plans in motion to aggressively grow mining from 1.55 per cent of GDP to 4 per cent of GDP by 2021.
The absence of an effective global mineral data exchange and cumbersome Government bureaucracies for managing tenement rights as two examples of how mining is still stuck in models that have their roots in the nineteenth century according to Grant Lenaarts, CEO of Mineral Assurance – an Australian start-up keen to bringing the power of blockchain to the global mining industry.
The gold price has remained relatively stable at around US $1200 and $1400 an ounce since 2013, so why is the GDX Index, which measures the performance of the largest gold producers, currently down 70 per cent?
Northern Star Resources Executive Chairman Bill Beament has capped of a remarkable period of success for the company by being awarded the Mines and Money Legend in Mining at the International Mines and Resources Conference in Melbourne.
While Australia heads to another election cycle grappling with energy and climate policy, the one solution with serious potential to meet our high baseload power needs with zero emissions is being ignored.
The resources sector is fundamental to Australia’s economic prosperity according to Fortescue Metals Group CEO Elizabeth Gaines during a presentation at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne today.
Gaston Carrion, talent and organisation lead for Accenture’s resources practice in Australia and New Zealand, told IMARC 2018 delegates that as the use of autonomous vehicles and other advanced technologies increases, the profile of the future mining workforce could change by up to 80% by 2024.