BHP Backs Encounter’s NT Copper Hunt

Junior explorer Encounter Resources has received endorsement for its Elliott copper project in the Northern Territory from mining giant BHP, with the two companies forming a joint venture (JV).

Under ...

Coal Rail Line Adjusts To Cultural Heritage

An area believed to be a quarry used for thousands of years by Aboriginal women to create tools has been found on the route of Adani’s Carmichael coal rail ...

Australian Mining Cutting Emissions Through Technology

The Morrison Government’s Energy Technology Roadmap offers a practical focus on mobilising an array of technologies which can sustainably support a net zero emissions future.

Australia’s resources sector ...

Australian Miners Comment On Morrison’s Tech Roadmap

Australian resources companies are already developing and trialing a number of technologies identified in the Technology Investment Roadmap and will play a critical role in mining the minerals required for ...

Iluka Demerger To Create Mini-ME Iron Ore Magnates

AVERAGE Joe shareholders in Iluka get to vote soon on whether they want to become mini-me Hancocks, Perrons, Wrights and Bennetts through the mineral sands producer’s demerger of its ...

Fenix Commences Development Of Iron Ore Mine

Fenix Resources has started the first works including clearing, grubbing and topsoil stripping activities at the Iron Ridge direct shipping ore (DSO) project near Cue, Western Australia.

The company, along ...

WA Gold Exploration To Surge In FY21

WESTERN Australia gold exploration spending is set to rise by as much as 25% in the 2021 fiscal year on the back of a big inflow of equity funding in ...

Motivated Sellers Are Scarce, Says Evolution CEO

With capital available to junior miners and major producers having sold most of the assets that they were intending to sell, value-accretive transactions are hard to come by, says Australian ...