Vale Pushes For Nickel Turnaround

At a wide-ranging investor day in New York this week, Vale announced a nickel exploration joint venture with Glencore, flagged a limited Samarco restart in 2020 and said it was ...

Bolivia’s Almost Impossible Lithium Dream

A small army of workers from cities and villages across Bolivia boards the buses for the last leg of a commute that can last days. The meandering, bumpy dirt roads ...

Skills Shortage Drives Up Wages

In the midst of mining skills shortage, the rate of employees who received a pay rise in the last year has jumped, according to Mining People International.

The number of ...

A Climate Summit In The Heart Of Coal Country

As government officials, scientists, and green activists gather for the United Nations climate conference in Poland, Adam Pietron has a few words of advice: Try to avoid the air. Pietron ...

WA Takes Lion's Share Of Mineral Exploration Spend

Western Australia is home to more than 60 per cent of the nation's minerals and petroleum exploration.

ABS figures released on Monday revealed Australian mineral exploration expenditure rose 2 ...

Rio Tinto Ships First Bauxite From Amrun

Rio Tinto has loaded its first shipment of bauxite from the Amrun project in Queensland six weeks ahead of schedule.

Over 80,000 tonnes of bauxite was loaded onto the ...

Jump On U.S.-China Trade Truce

London and Shanghai industrial metals jumped on Monday after U.S. and Chinese leaders agreed to a ceasefire in a trade dispute that has shaken global markets.

China and the ...

Mining Boom Set To Test Perth Airport Again

Chaos is the only way to describe Perth Airport in 2012 at the height of the last resources construction boom.

Delays of more than an hour were common and up ...

Gold, Silver And Iron Slowly Created During The Big Bang

Researchers with the University of Western Australia ran some calculations and determined that, although violent, the Big Bang slowly created base and precious metals.

According to professors Snezhana Abarzhi and ...

The Lithium Price Bulls Were Right

The piece highlights a slide from an Orocobre deck showing just how large the gap is between expectations of new supply and the reality of bringing lithium projects into production ...