Sandvik Backs King Island Scheelite Plan

KING Island Scheelite’s shares rose to almost A10c in early trade after the would-be tungsten miner announced it had locked in a take-or-pay offtake contract with a company owned ...

Swick Secures $210M In Drilling Contracts

Swick Mining Services has considerably boosted its order book due to several new tender outcomes and contracts both in Australia and internationally.

This includes new or revised agreements with BHP ...

Mitchell Heads To WA

QUEENSLAND driller Mitchell Services has secured a five-year contract for underground drilling at Kalgoorlie’s Mt Charlotte underground mine for Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines’ joint venture partners Newmont Australia and ...

Syama Delivers Golden Quarter For Resolute

Gold miner Resolute Mining has reported a 24 414 oz production increase during the March quarter, compared with the previous quarter, as the Syama operation, in Mali, saw production increase ...

Afrimat Takes A R2Bn Bet On Coal

JSE-listed building materials supplier Afrimat is taking a R2.1bn bet that SA will not be able to wean itself off its coal dependency anytime soon.

Afrimat, which has a ...

Nkwe Platinum Fight Takes New Twist

About 420 minority shareholders of Nkwe Platinum are livid that payment for the takeover of their shares by China’s Zijin Mining is being delayed because of legal action they ...

BHP Set To Axe Perth Office Jobs

As many as 200 jobs are expected to be lost from BHP’s Perth office as part of a round of more than 700 redundancies across the mining giant’s ...

China Is On A Big Gold-Buying Spree

China’s on a bullion-buying spree. The world’s second-largest economy expanded its gold reserves for the fourth straight month, adding to optimism that central banks globally will continue to ...

Mongolia Lawmakers Seek To Rewrite Oyu Tolgoi Deal

A group of Mongolian legislators has recommended one of the agreements underpinning Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi copper mine should be scrapped and another changed, adding to the giant project ...

FIFO Workers Step Up For The Community

Long stints away from home, 10-hour days and intensive physical labour might not sound like the ideal counterbalance for an emergency service volunteer, but fly-in fly-out workers everywhere are bucking ...