Iron ore needs supportive policies: MCA

Iron ore needs supportive policies: MCA

A Minerals Council of Australia report says good policy is essential to a bright iron ore future.

Innovation

07 JULY 2015
NSW cuts exploration red tape

NSW cuts exploration red tape

A simpler regulatory framework for cross-sector exploration counts just 13 conditions.

Base metals

06 JULY 2015
Atlas restarts Mt Webber

Atlas restarts Mt Webber

Mining has restarted at Atlas Iron's Mt Webber operation, with processing to resume in the next two weeks....

Base metals

02 JULY 2015
Risky business

Risky business

The Aon Australian Risk Survey highlights the shift in risks for those operating in the mining sector....

Industry Comment

02 JULY 2015
Bridon's new rope

Bridon's new rope

Bridon has launched Bristar Tiger Blue, a rope for electric shovels used in surface mining.

Development

02 JULY 2015
Roy Hill pay cuts

Roy Hill pay cuts

About half the workers at the Roy Hill iron ore project have been asked to take a pay cut.

Sustainability

25 JUNE 2015
Technologies to drive resource resurgence

Technologies to drive resource resurgence

Emerging technologies will drive new growth in the Australian resource sector, according to a government...

Innovation

25 JUNE 2015
West Angelas expansion gets the nod

West Angelas expansion gets the nod

Rio Tinto has secured conditional approval of its West Angelas iron ore expansion in the Pilbara.

Base metals

23 JUNE 2015
CSIRO seeks pioneering partner

CSIRO seeks pioneering partner

CSIRO has demonstrated a world-first bulk ore sorting solution and is seeking a METS partner to commercialise...

Plant

23 JUNE 2015
FMG awards indigenous contract

FMG awards indigenous contract

FMG awards $85 million Solomon maintenance contract to a traditional owner joint venture.

Development

22 JUNE 2015
NT chips in for more exploration

NT chips in for more exploration

The Northern Territory government will grant $850,000 to nine companies to undertake 10 minerals exploration...

Exploration

17 JUNE 2015
Mining rebound expected

Mining rebound expected

The Australian mining industry is set to rebound in 2015-16 by about 8.6% to reach $230 billion in revenue....

Base metals

17 JUNE 2015