Novel gold detection technology could revolutionise the mining industry

CSIRO is teaming up with Chrysos Corporation to roll out its powerful PhotonAssay X-ray gold detection technology that has the potential to place Australia...

Oil and gas explorer Strike Energy relocates to Adelaide

Australian oil and gas explorer Strike Energy has unveiled plans to relocate its corporate office and HQ to Adelaide in an effort to accelerate...

BHP to invest $2.5bn to extend life of Spence copper mine in Chile

BHP Billiton has announced that it will invest $2.5 billion in the Spence copper mine in Chile in order to extend the life of...

BHP to invest A$350m in Olympic Dam

Mining giant BHP Billiton has announced that it plans to modernise its Olympic Dam operations in South Australia. In a statement issued last week, the...

BHP’s South32 and Alcoa to suspend production at Alumar smelter

Global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa has announced that it will curtail the remaining 74,000 metric tons of smelting capacity...

Santos announces $900m investment in new gas developments

Santos and its GLNG partners will invest $900 million in gas developments in Maranoa, Western Downs, Central Highlands and Banana this year. Mines Minister Anthony...

Israeli drone company selects Australia as its first international location

Industrial drone company Airobotics has set up its first overseas entity in Perth, WA, to service customers in Australia’s mining and resources sector. Business Development...

BHP Billiton approves initial funding for the South Flank project in WA

BHP Billiton has approved an initial funding of A$244 million for the South Flank project which is expected to be submitted for Board approval...

Alcoa celebrates historic milestone in Australia

Alcoa’s workforce is celebrating a significant milestone after achieving one billion tonnes of bauxite mined following 53 years of operation in Western Australia. President Alcoa...

Rio Tinto completes Australia’s first fully autonomous train run in WA

Rio Tinto has completed its maiden autonomous rail journey at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia as part of...