Iron ore mogul Gina Rinehart has hired former senior State Liberal politician Dean Nalder to run media and public relations for her $30 billion empire.
However lithium miner says it has the means to develop stage one of the brine project in Argentina on its own.
Goldman Sachs expects the market to enter a surplus in the second half of the year on higher Brazilian exports.
Hancock Prospecting claims it could take years to prepare the Wright Prospecting and DFD Rhodes actions for trial if the court simultaneously deals with John Hancock and Bianca Rinehart’s claims.
Explorer joins the ASX after a heavily oversubscribed $20m initial public offering and is now planning an aggressive drilling program at its 14 Mile Well project.
Copper is so crucial in electrifying the global economy that finding enough of it has become a national security issue, according to mining magnate Robert Friedland.
China’s vast steel sector is the scene of a conflict between growth and a green agenda that points to wider challenges as President Xi Jinping tries to clean up the world’s top carbon emitter.
The gold producer has been ordered to submit a report to the West African country’s government within seven days on the mine’s state of affairs and detailed redevelopment plans.
Iron ore futures in China extended an advance as imports surged to a five-month high, signalling robust demand as the world’s second-biggest economy grapples with rising commodity prices.
Shares in Walkabout Resources have surged after the company secured $US20 million ($26.3m) in debt funding for its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine in Tanzania.
After ushering in a deal to get the Thunderbird mineral sands project off the ground, CEO Bruce McFadzean will give up the role to take a seat on the board.
Resources analysts believe Regis Resources have paid full value for IGO’s 30 per cent stake in the Tropicana gold mine with its $903m offer.
APA Group and Cooper Energy will inject $24m into the troubled Orbost gas plant, which continues to limit production from the Sole gas project in the Gippsland Basin.
Regis Resources is understood to have won an auction process for IGO’s 30 per cent stake in the gold mine, but AngloGold Ashanti still holds pre-emptive matching rights.
The Samarco joint venture with Vale has filed for a form of bankruptcy protection in Brazil to protect its iron ore operations in the South American country.
Mid West exporters face an anxious wait to learn when port operations will resume as authorities assess the damage left behind in the wake of Cyclone Seroja.
High salaries and the chance to travel the State sounds like a dream job but being a FIFO can take a gruelling toll. Now a new campaign wants to change the macho ‘she’ll be right’ culture of mining.
Sanjeev Gupta has written an open letter to SA, saying he cares deeply about continuing the strong steel manufacturing legacy of his “spiritual home” Whyalla.
It’s no wonder the joint venture partners in the Australian Premium Iron project are eyeing new ways to kickstart their stalled development in the Pilbara, with the iron ore price above $US170/t.
The mining giant faces shareholders publicly in London for the first time since the Juukan Gorge caves blasts that has seriously damaged its reputation.
Stuart McKinnon and Sean Smith
The Whyalla steelworks operations is a key supplier to major ongoing national infrastructure projects, as it battles the debt storm engulfing UK-based owner Sanjeev Gupta.
Current expressions for long-term offtake for urea from Strike’s proposed $2.3 billion Geraldton plant exceed the project’s proposed 1.4 million tonne-a-year supply.
The steel-making commodity is still trading well above the WA Government’s price assumptions, suggesting up to another $800m could be added to State coffers.
West Perth-based Greenland Minerals calls a trading halt amid fears that a new government in the Arctic island will scuttle its controversial China-backed rare-earths project.
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