Mining & Resources
Manufacturing continues to fall in China this month, with HSBC releasing its August Flash PMI Index which revealed China Manufacturing dipping below the 50 mark point, to a nine month low. The data reveals a gloomy outlook for China with growth targets falling below target for the first time in almost four years. Figures compiled by markit reported:
BHP Billiton has announced it will investigate an alternative, less capital-intensive design of the $30 billion Olympic Dam open-pit expansion in South Australia. The world’s biggest miner, believes the company needs to investigate new technologies to
The Minister for Energy and Resources Bryan Green has praised ground breaking 3D modelling of Tasmania, which is aimed at boosting mineral exploration. In an Australian first, highly detailed 3D geological models are now accessible through a state-of-the-art
A $90 million partnership between the Australian and Victorian Governments will help ensure a bright future for Latrobe Valley coal industries in a low emissions economy. Minister for Resources and Energy Martin Ferguson AM MP, has launched the Advanced
Mining technology company, Gekko Systems Pty Ltd will develop more export opportunities through a $80,000 Victorian Coalition Government Global Export Engagement Program grant. Announced by the Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Richard
The Australia China Resources Symposium opens today reinforcing to Chinese mining delegates the vast investment opportunities presented by the rapidly expanding minerals and energy sector in South Australia and the Northern Territory. South Australian
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade reported Australia’s total goods and services exports soared 10.2 per cent in 2011 to $313.3 billion. It’s the first time Australia has reached over $300 billion in exports, during a 12 month period.