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Key personnel changes at FMG

Fortescue Metals Group has announced two major personnel changes at the top of its organisation.

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Rinehart kids flung into Gina vs Wright feud

The Supreme Court has added Gina Rinehart’s children as defendants to a simmering feud between the WA mining magnate and the descendants of her father’s business partner, Peter Wright.

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Focus looks to sell Jasper Hill project

Focus Minerals shows no sign of rushing back into production as the Chinese-controlled gold miner reveals it is in discussions with “multiple parties” for the possible sale of the Jasper Hill project near Laverton.

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Hughes Drilling calls in administrators

Listed mining contractor Hughes Drilling has called in administrators after suggestions by its auditors that it may have been trading while insolvent.

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RCF to boost stake in Vimy in $20m funding deal

US private equity player Resource Capital Fund (RCF) will boost its stake in Vimy Resources from 7.9 per cent to 29.9 per cent as part of a $20 million funding package for the uranium explorer.

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GR wins $12.5m Eastern Goldfields contract

GR Engineering Services has won a $12.5 million contract with Michael Fotios’ Eastern Goldfields to refurbish the 1.2mtpa Davyhurst gold processing plant near Menzies.

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industry insight

Mining’s moisture management

Western Australia’s Pilbara region is renowned for its dry heat, red dirt and the vast commodity riches

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Products and Technology

Simulator a gateway to cost reduction

At first glance it looks like an amusement park attraction, but there is a very practical message behind the Emeco simulator to be featured at Diggers & Dealers in

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People and projects

Building global familiarity

The Dubbo Zirconia Project in central-west New South Wales has been a million years in the making. A direct result of volcanic activity that left behind volcanic vents

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occupational health and safety

Your say on safety reforms 

The State Government is seeking worker’s input into new safety reforms for mining, petroleum and major hazard facilities (MHFs) in WA.

interview

The iSeekPlant podcast

National Mining Chronicle caught up with iSeekPlant CEO Sally McPherson to discuss her company's equipment hire tool, the state of the mining industry and innovation in the sector.

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