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01-Biggest Mining Risks

Biggest risks in mining

Mike Elliott, Global Mining & Metals Leader from market analysts Ernst & Young (EY) discusses what the biggest risks in the resources sector will be as we move into 2015… The need to address...

01-Indigenous Training in Mining

A hand up – Not a hand out

Desmond Mippy knows better than most people the power of being offered a hand up instead of a hand out writes Byron Vale. Desmond works for Fortescue Metals Group on a team maintaining the surface...

South Australian Mining Supplier Goes Into Liquidation

South Australian Mining Supplier Goes Into Liquidation

A South Australian mining parts and equipment supplier has become the latest casualty of the commodities slow down with the company closing it’s doors late last week. C&S Wear Parts Pty...

Mine Worker Killed and Another Injured at Mine Near Moura

Fatality at Olympic Dam mine

South Australian media are reporting a mine worker has been killed at the underground mine section of Olympic Dam. The Adelaide Advertiser reports that police were called to the Roxby Downs site this...

Chinese Officials Visit WA Carbon Capture Project

Western Australia’s Mines Minister, Bill Marmion, has hosted a delegation of Chinese officials on a visit to the South West Hub Carbon Capture and Storage project. The Minister said this week’s...

New Trade Agreement To Deliver Cheaper Mining Machinery

Haul trucks and heavy machinery used in mining could soon become cheaper in Australia with the recently brokered Australia-Japan free trade agreement coming into force today. The Japan–Australia...

Union Fights Orica Explosives Over Pay and Conditions

The Transport Workers Union called a ‘stop work’ meeting yesterday in Singleton to discuss stalled pay and conditions negotiations with mining contractor Orica Explosives. Most of the...