Broader Investment Focus For Northern Aust

The government will look to update a 20-year development plan for northern Australia to pursue closer ties with India, the Pacific and Southeast Asia.

Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan says ...

Jobs Boom In Australia’s Mining Industry

The Australian Resources and Energy Group has published a report predicting that the sector will need 21,000 new workers by 2024, putting pressure on new and approved mining projects ...

Japanese Mining Industry Faces An Uncertain Future

In contrast to its high demand for metals and minerals, Japan’s domestic industrial production is almost negligible, and has been collapsing over the last two decades.

The country’s ...

Yancoal Predicts Coal Volatility In 2020

Yancoal has temporarily suspended operations at several Hunter Valley mines in New South Wales for a few days due to poor air quality resulting from bushfires.

Dust and bushfire smoke ...

Australia Patent Applications For Lithium Phosphate Production

The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has published two Lithium Australia patent applications for the recovery of lithium phosphate from lithium-bearing silicates and solutions.

The publication ...

Strong Ore Prices Cushion Rio's Production Slump

Rio Tinto's weather and operations-driven production slump during 2019 was cushioned by strong iron ore prices, with the mining giant's key division helping it finish the year with ...

Mincor To Announce Cassini Contractor

Mincor plans to award a contract for site clearance and box cut works at the Cassini project in Western Australia shortly as it moves towards a nickel restart.

The company ...