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First five holes drilled at the Cleveland Project, TAS

Elementos Limited announced the results of the first five holes drilled at the Cleveland Project in northwest Tasmania. Two significant intersections from the program include: Drill Hole C2102...

Tasmanian Premier wants to restart Mt Lyell mine

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman has announced the government’s continued support for the restart of Australia’s oldest mine. The Premier, who made the announcement during a trade mission...

Basslink failure has cost Tasmania $560m

The current failure of the subsea power link between the mainland and Tasmania has cost $560 million since the December failure, according to energy market analyst, EnergyQuest. While the Singaporean...

Ten years since Beaconsfield miners rescued

Ten years ago today, Brant Webb and Todd Russell stepped outside of the Beaconsfield mine and clocked off after two weeks trapped underground. At 9.26pm on April 25, 2006, the miners became entombed...

Charges laid over Mt Lyell mine deaths

The operator and site manager of Tasmania’s Mount Lyell copper mine have been charged for a fatality two years ago. The Copper Mines of Tasmania operation was closed in January 2014, leaving...

Fracking Ban Could Hurt Tasmanian Economy

Fracking Ban Could Hurt Tasmanian Economy

The decision to ban fracking in Tasmania for at least another five years could adversely affect the state’s ability to attract investment in resources projects, according to the Tasmanian...

Zind lead ore mining will take place in the Burns Peak Forest Reserve in WA

New Mine Approved At Burns Peak Forest Reserve, Tasmania

A new mine is set to be developed after the Waratah-Wynyard Council approved its application during a meeting this week. The mine, which will be located near Tullah in Tasmania, will be small open...

Contruction Begins on Bald Hill Bauxite Mine in Tasmania

Australian Bauxite Limited has received approval from Northern Midlands Council to begin construction on their Bald Hill bauxite mine in northern Tasmania. According to a company statement, work to...