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Dacian chief’s tale of fickle fate is pure gold

Dacian Gold boss Rohan Williams has delivered a cautionary tale for mining companies trying to raise cash amid fickle equity and commodity markets in which investor sentiment can turn on a dime. 

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Minister to explain EDI axe at AMEC Convention

Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia will return to Perth and speak at the AMEC Convention on Wednesday 7 June, 2017.

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Perth hackathon unearths valuable solutions

Over ninety participants attended Unearthed’s fourth Perth based mining hackathon over the weekend, with the event involving industry challenges set by Newcrest Mining, South 32 and Unearthed for the participants to solve.

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Sam Walsh protests innocence in bribery scandal

Former Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh has again protested his innocence in connection with a bribery scandal in the West African nation of Guinea.

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Former Rio boss has no fear of the truth

Former Rio Tinto Chief Sam Walsh says he acted ethically and legally during his time at the mining giant, which is currently under investigation over a payments scandal in West Africa.

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BHP, Ngala renew relations

BHP Billiton is renewing its partnership with a local early parenting and early childhood services group.

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industry insight

Is the boom back?

Australia’s mining industry delivered an unprecedented set of export figures during the December quarter

Products and Technology

A golden alternative

US mining giant Barrick Gold has pioneered a unique alternative to cyanide for gold recovery with the help of Australia’s leading research organisation CSIRO.

People & Projects

Bridging the gender gap

The gender gap in the mining and resources industry has not received adequate attention, though the tide is beginning to turn. Diversity is becoming less of a buzz-word and

Occupational Health & Safety

No barrier to improved blast performance

An internationally patented structural water-sealing barrier designed to significantly improve blasting performance has been launched by Australian blasting



Innovation Adaptation

Australia’s innovators are inefficient when it comes to applying ideas in practice, according to a Department of Industry, Innovation and Science report released in February.

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