First Quantum To Ramp Up Ravensthorpe Operations

First Quantum Minerals has set its production guidance for the previously mothballed Ravensthorpe mine in Western Australia.

The company targets a nickel production of 15,000 to 20,000 tonnes ...

Centre To Boost Child Care

Families in Tom Price are set to have more options when it comes to caring for their little ones after Rio Tinto and the Shire of Ashburton announced a new ...

BMW To Source Lithium From Australian Mines

The BMW Group has signed a contract with Ganfeng Lithium to receive its supply for the battery-making ingredient from Australian mines.

This entails a projected order volume totalling €540 million ...

Lithium No Quiet Place For AVZ Minerals

The Democratic Republic of Congo already supplies two-thirds of the world's cobalt and is a major source of high-grade copper.

Interest among financiers and prospective offtakers in a potential ...

Ausdrill Kicks Off Middlemount Coal Contract

Perenti’s Ausdrill says it has officially started a three-year contract at the Yancoal/Peabody-owned Middlemount coal mine in Queensland, Australia.

Two new Caterpillar MD6310 rotary blasthole drills (pictured) are ...

Independence Group Exceeds Guidance

Australian miner Independence Group (ASX:IGO) said Wednesday it beat guidance for metal production in the first half of fiscal year 2020.

Nickel production was 15,236 tonnes; copper was ...

Kirkland Lake Gold Sitting Pretty Heading Into 2020

The Fosterville Mine in Australia was the main driver behind a “record year” for Kirkland Lake Gold.

The Toronto-headquarter miner announced its 2019 and fourth quarter results on Jan. 9 ...

Rio Tinto Commits To Citadel JV With Antipa

Rio Tinto has sole funded over $11 million in exploration expenditure on Antipa Minerals’ Citadel project in Western Australia, culminating in the formation of a joint venture (JV) between the ...

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Mammoet has completed the acquisition of ALE, just over four months since the two heavy logistics companies agreed on the deal.

The businesses will now operate as one company under ...

Trade Surplus Grows On Mining, Weak Demand

Australia's trade surplus widened to $5.8 billion in November, with the 42 per cent increase fuelled by higher mining exports and a likely weakening of domestic demand.

The ...

Perth's Diversus Joins Rio Tinto It Panel

Perth-headquartered IT consultancy Diversus has won a contract to bid for the provision of IT services for mining giant Rio Tinto.

The three-year contract sees Diversus join Rio Tinto’s ...

Monadelphous Wins $110M In Resources Work

BHP awarded the company a number of new contracts in Western Australia.

At Mining Area C in the Pilbara, Mondelphous will upgrade existing conveyer equipment and power switching and stackers ...

Hexagon Acquires Blast Movement Technologies

Hexagon, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced the acquisition of Blast Movement Technologies (BMT) from RCF Jolimont Mining Innovation. BMT supplies a unique blast movement ...

Roy Hill Commits To Second Pentium Hydro Rig

Roy Hill has placed an order for a second rig from Vysarn subsidiary Pentium Hydro for the Pilbara iron ore mine.

The estimated value of the purchase order is around ...