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Mining Safety Journal celebrates milestone

One of Australia’s unique mining industry publications has celebrated a milestone. Australasian Mine Safety Journal (AMSJ), a unique high-quality, multi-platform publication for the Australian...

Boom? What Boom? Can we call it that yet?

Rio Tinto has confirmed it will spend $3.5 billion developing the Koodaideri iron ore mine near Newman, in what is set to become the most technologically advanced iron ore mine in the world. 

BHP copper exploration program update

BHP confirmed identification of a potential new iron oxide, copper, gold (IOCG) mineralised system, located 65 kilometres to the south east of BHP’s operations at Olympic Dam in South Australia. 

Simon McKeon AO to join Rio Tinto board

Rio Tinto has appointed Simon McKeon AO as an independent non-executive director. Mr McKeon, an Australian citizen, will join the board on 1 January 2019.

W.A. Government introduces strict new fracking controls

Fracking will not be permitted over 98 percent of Western Australia and, for the first time, traditional owners and farmers will have the right to say no to oil and gas production from fracking on...

AUSTRALIAN POTASH HARVESTS FIRST POTASSIUM RICH SALTS

Australian Potash Limited has advised the successful completion of the final transfer of brine into Harvest Pond 3 at the Lake Wells Sulphate of Potash project’s pilot evaporation pond network. 

Aussie Gold Production Near Record Levels

Australia is heading for a record level gold production year according to a new report released by mining consultants Surbiton Associates this week.