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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...

Mining Revenue Headed To More Regional Areas

More towns in New South Wales look set to benefit from the government’s Resources for Regions funding program after a review recommended the broadening of the eligibility criteria. Prior to the...

CEO of BHP quits as slump in revenue reported

Yesterday’s announced departure of BHP Billiton’s Chief Executive Director, Marius Kloppers, came just hours before the company released its half yearly results (ended 31 December 2012) which...

New World Gravity Map pinpoints mineral deposits

A scientist from Curtain University in Western Australia is part of an international research team responsible for a new World Gravity Map (WGM) that will allow geophysicists to detect and isolate...

Whitehaven Coal Hit by Media Hoax

Just when embattled mining mogul, Nathan Tinkler, thought it couldn’t get any worse, shares in Whitehaven Coal plummeted on Monday when a phony press release was issued claiming the company had lost...

Mining the Territory

Northern Territory is home to a range of world-class projects, making mining the engine room of the Territory economy, writes NT Chief Minister Paul Henderson. Mining has been big in Australia’s...