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UK and Sydney firms invests in South Australia’s oil and gas sector

May 29, 2013 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

South Australia’s reputation as an attractive destination for petroleum has been further enhanced with a UK oil and gas firm and an Australian explorer set to invest a combined $79 million in this State. The Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis has announced that NP Oil and Gas Holdings Ltd is the successful bidder …

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Confidence soars in Tasmanian mining industry

May 14, 2013 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

The Minister for Energy and Resources Bryan Green has revealed last week that increasing confidence in Tasmania’s mining industry is boosting jobs growth and investment in the sector. Mr Green, who officially opened the 2013 Tasmanian Minerals Conference in

Australia becomes third largest market for Scottish oil and gas supply chain knowledge

May 9, 2013 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Figures released by Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) has shown that Australia is now the third largest market after US and Canada for Scotland’s global export sales within the oil and gas supply chain

Rio Tinto Australia autonomous hauling program improves mining operations

April 26, 2013 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Global mining and metals company Rio Tinto has reached a significant milestone this week: to date they have moved 100 million tonnes of rock by autonomous haul truck (AHT) in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The company’s ‘Mine of the Future’

BHP Billiton maintains its production guidance for 2013 financial year

April 18, 2013 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

BHP Billiton has maintained its production guidance for its biggest businesses following another quarter of strong operating performance, as reported in data released by the company for the nine month period ending March 31, 2013. The third largest iron ore

BHP Billiton and Dominion Diamond complete $553M diamond business transaction

April 15, 2013 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

BHP Billiton has completed the sale of its diamond business, including its interests in the Ekati Diamond Mine and Diamonds Marketing operations, to Canadian diamond miner Dominion Diamond Corporation (formerly Harry Winston Diamond Corporation) for a total

WA Government announces royalty incentive for magnetite producers

April 11, 2013 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Western Australia Premiere Colin Barnett has announced on Tuesday a new three-year policy that will help boost the developing iron ore industry in the State, according to a media statement. Speaking after attending the opening of the Karara Iron Ore Project,