Prominent Hill mine

Resources giant makes $8B acquisition bid for rival

A multinational mining company is prepared to pay big money to seize control of a “modern” competitor. BHP recently made an $8.3 billion takeover offer for OZ Minerals. The proposed deal...

Mideco feature

Bat Booth – Your Personnel Dust Rescuer

In our industry, dust has always been an issue. Its presence has always been a huge problem, whether it comes from roads, transfer points, mining processes, or cement processes, and dealing with it...

Blair Athol mine

Foreign owner exits multinational coal producer

An Asia-backed investment company reportedly sold its minority stake in a mining company that operates in multiple countries. Hong Kong-headquartered OCP Asia is rumoured to have disposed of TerraCom...

WBHO workers

Resources employer pays money owed to axed workers

A foreign-backed mining services company will meet its financial obligations to former employees. One of WBHO Australia’s failed subsidiaries recently agreed to pay full entitlements owed to...

New Hope workers

Central Qld coal mines poised to change hands

Two coal operations could reopen after a mining company raised enough money to complete their purchase in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. Bowen Coking Coal (BCC) successfully secured about...