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Report highlights cosy relationship between mining industry and political parties - ‎14 hours ago‎
The report found mining companies seeking approval for six controversial mining projects in Queensland, gave more than $2 million in political donations to the Liberal and National parties at both state and federal levels.

Global mining deals almost double in second quarter: Ernst & Young

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Merger and acquisition activity in the global mining and metals sector picked up notably in the second quarter from the previous quarter partly due to medium-sized and large companies disposing of assets to streamline their operations and strengthen ...

Coal mining to campervans: Regional mining town of Collinsville diversifies to keep afloat

ABC Local - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
A north Queensland mining town is turning towards a different kind of resource to keep their town afloat: tourism. Since the first official settlement of Collinsville almost 100 years ago, there have been a lot of changes around the north Queensland ...
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Gold miner killed at Waihi

Australian Mining - ‎1 hour ago‎
It is not yet known how the incident occurred, but it understood the operator was working alone, and was later found by a mines rescue team early this morning. According to, the man was working in a five by five metre tunnel in the Correnso ...

August 8 mining start

The Advocate - ‎19 hours ago‎
Bauxite mining will resume near Campbell Town on August 8. BIGGER DIGGERS: Mining at Australian Bauxite Limited's Bald Hill Mine, near Campbell Town.

Deloitte's Nicki Ivory: mining industry must get smarter

The Australian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Deloitte's national mining leader, Nicki Ivory said the sector had been through an intense period characterised by price volatility, a slowdown in Chinese growth, difficulty in accessing capital, competition for capital from the renewables sector, and ...

Sales manager – Mining News – Perth (subscription) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Rare opportunity for a senior sales manager with leading global mining and energy publisher. Aspermont Ltd is an ASX-listed publishing company with offices in Perth, London, Brazil and Hong Kong.

Australia's mining and resource sector has seen its worst days, expert says

ABC Online - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
With the continuing downwards trend in the mining and resource sector, many are still asking if the industry has hit rock bottom yet.
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SMEs winning in non-mining recovery

The Australian - ‎17 hours ago‎
“This survey provides more evidence that the positive effects of the broadening non-mining recovery are spilling over into smaller businesses,” NAB chief economist Alan Oster said.

Life-saving infrared drones take centre stage at Queensland Mining Exhibition in Mackay

ABC Online - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Technology, innovation and cost saving were the focus of this year's Queensland Mining Exhibition, and infrared drones took centre stage.
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Newcrest Mining gold production hit by mine suspension

ABC Online - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Newcrest Mining has reported a decline in June quarter production, but output was up slightly over the financial year. The gold and copper miner reported a 0.7 per cent increase in output to 2.4 million ounces over the financial year, but production ...

Tracking the 2016 Trends - Part 7

Australian Mining - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Mining is slowly working its way out of the doldrums, but it is far from recovered, and many operators are still struggling in the current climate of depressed prices, with 10 per cent of gold miners and a 'significant portion' of coking coal mines ...
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This deal will make Newmont the world's top gold miner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Newmont Mining owns the other half and Barrick handed over operational control of the the iconic mine called the Super Pit to Denver-based Newmont a year ago.

Mining boom hangover bites as WA leads country in insolvency increases

WAtoday - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The hangover from the mining boom appears to be biting West Australians and local businesses, with the state recording the biggest increase in personal and business insolvencies across Australia for June.
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Anglo American narrows debt despite posting steep first-half loss - ‎7 hours ago‎
The miner, one of the hardest hit by the commodity rout from the top global mining companies, warned that current volatility in the markets could make the second half of the year challenging.
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Grain drain, Laos' sand mining damaging the Mekong

Yahoo7 News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Vientiane (AFP) - Grain by grain, truckload by truckload, Laos' section of the Mekong river is being dredged of sand to make cement -- a commodity being devoured by a Chinese-led building boom in the capital.
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Anglo American moves closer to Australian coal mines sale

The Australian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Mr Cutifani is trying to transform one of the world's most diversified miners - which digs for minerals including South African iron ore, Colombian coal and Chilean copper - into a leaner operation focused on copper, diamonds and platinum.
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Gina, miners trade barbs - ‎2 hours ago‎
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez on Thursday accused the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) of twisting official poverty data to serve its members' interests.

'Project killers' hit mining industry

Courier Mail - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The worries relate to the Government's Chain of Responsibility laws, the phasing out of mining on Stradbroke Island, legal green tape in the Land Court and the return of objection rights to mining projects as well as the hike in financial assurance ...
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Tracking the 2016 Trends - Part 6

Australian Mining - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The sixth of a ten part series examining the trends that will drive the mining industry in 2016. “Just as, during the super cycle, people imagined prices would go up forever, people imagine the market will never recover.