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Australian Mining Top of the Pops

Australia has been rated the best place in the world to invest in mining according to a report by international mining industry advisory firm, Behre Dolbear. Australia’s robust economy and political...

New Mines Minister won’t budge on Mining Tax

In his first announcement since becoming the new Federal Resources Minister on Monday, Gary Gray, said he has no intention of making changes to the existing mineral resources rent tax (MRRT). The new...

Australia shares clean energy research with the U.S.

Australia’s Clean Energy Council (CEC) and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) have formalised a partnership aimed at sharing information and research on clean energy in Australia and...

Mitigating the Impact of Carbon Pricing

Nearly a year after the introduction of Australia’s carbon pricing mechanism, mining companies still have many opportunities to reduce the impact on operating costs. Fortunately, there are a range of...

Government to bail out Rio Tinto NT aluminum refinery

The Minister for Resources and Energy, the Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP confirmed today that the Commonwealth Government will continue working with Rio Tinto and the Northern Territory Government, with...

Junior miners: Australia’s next endangered species

Australia’s junior mining companies could be on the brink of extinction unless the federal government changes tack according to an international report on mining released at the beginning of March...

Curtin University Sells Mine Technology Company

Curtin University Sells Mine Technology Company

The shareholders of Curtin University spin out company, Scanalyse, have this week signed an agreement for their shares to be acquired by Finnish minerals and metals processing technology and services...

Wave Energy To Power WA Desalination Plant

Wave Energy To Power WA Desalination Plant

The federal government has awarded a $1.27 million grant to Carnegie Energy to develop wave-powered energy for a desalination plant on Garden Island, south west of Perth. Described as a ‘world-first’...

Third Mine For North West Tasmania

North-West Tasmania will soon get a third new mining project according to Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings. During a visit to a mining services company yesterday, Ms Giddings said she expected Venture...