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We can rebuild it: Mt Gibson

As many as 395 new jobs will be created after Mt Gibson Iron decided to re-start its flooded Koolan Island iron ore mine in the Kimberley.

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New Mines Minister wants tougher rules

New Mines Minister Bill Johnston has called on the Federal Government to ensure that the parent companies of mines, or even their directors, remain responsible for the clean-up after the mines are closed.

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South32 cuts production guidance

South 32 has cut its full-year production guidance for several commodities after heavy rainfall at its South African thermal coal operations and an underground fire at its Cannington mine in Queensland.

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Andrew Forrest's uranium bid puts Labor under pump

A WA uranium mining company backed by Andrew Forrest says it would be “flabbergasted” if its plans to develop one of Australia’s biggest yellowcake mines were blocked by the State Government.

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Super Pit’s production slumps

Kalgoorlie’s Super Pit has been hit by a production slump just as half-owner Barrick Gold weighs its options for the sale of WA’s most important gold mine.

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Neometals to seek third party buyer for Mt...

Neometals will look to sell its stake in the Mt Marion lithium operation to a third party after its project partners Mineral Resources and China’s Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium Co both waived their options to buy the holding.

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industry insight

The Trump effect

Despite displaying steely resolve to trumpet his campaign promises and verbalise his thoughts, the

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Products and Technology

Probing on the move

To dig a little deeper and find undiscovered treasures is the dream of every explorer, and one that could become reality for a number of mining companies through Gap Geophysics

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People & Projects

Bucking the downturn

While many companies are weathering the hardships of the downturn, family-owned and operated mineral processing company Nagrom is only seeing the positives.

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

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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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