Yunupingu Flags Native Title Mining Claim

Prominent Aboriginal leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu has revealed plans for native title claim due this year against the Commonwealth for royalties received from bauxite mining on remote Arnhem Land.

The government ...

Mini-Boom For Miners

The consultancy says resource-exposed companies are in a position to benefit from the opportunities the one-two punch of strong prices for key commodities and increasing investment are expected to deliver ...

Australian Mineral Exports Boom

Resources exports have delivered a new record full-year trade surplus of AUS$49.9 billion – confirming the importance of the mining industry and the production phase of the mining boom ...

Concerns About BIS-Cougar Mining Equipment Deal: ACCC

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has raised preliminary competition concerns about Bis Industries’ (Bis) proposed acquisition of Cougar Mining Group (Cougar).

Bis and Cougar both provide mining equipment ...

Mt Arthur To Fund $1M In Safety After Serious Breach

This follows an investigation by the regulator into the serious safety incident at the BHP-owned mine in August 2017.

Chief investigator Steve Orr said the investigation found a worker suffered ...

Rio Tinto Invites More Junior JVs

The exploration arm of mining major Rio Tinto has called on junior explorers to enter into joint ventures (JVs) with the company.

“We have completed deals with Antipa Minerals in ...

Myuna Clinches NSW Safety Award

The mine uses the herringbone mining system, part of which requires a mesh strap to be attached to the ceiling every 1.5 metres to hang ventilation tubes.

However, Centennial ...