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FMG likely to appeal native title decision

Fortescue Metals Group is likely to lodge an appeal after the Federal Court recognised a native title claimant group has exclusive rights over Pilbara land where the company operates the Solomon iron ore mine. 

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Investors unsure about Solomon verdict wisdom

Fortescue Metals Group shareholders will today be pondering the effect of a Federal Court judgment that could ultimately see the miner on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in royalties.

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Nickel West boosts output

BHP's Nickel West division, which employs more than 2000 people across its Goldfields operations, has posted its strongest quarterly production since 2013. 

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Solid Quarter for Atlas Iron

Atlas Iron Limited was happy to report on what has been a solid June 2017 Quarter, with the Company meeting its production and cost guidance.

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Evolution hits target with record-breaking quarter

Evolution Mining has lifted output and cut costs in the June quarter, helping it easily hit full-year production and cost guidance.

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Bis lenders do heavy lifting after mining downturn

  Bis Industries’ major lenders have taken control of the mining contractor as part of a long-flagged $1 billion debt-to-equity swap.

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Innovation Nation

A report commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia and released by Deloitte Access

Products and Technology

Gap delivers on GET detection

A new technology developed by Gap Explosive Ordnance Detection (Gap EOD) is helping organisations detect deep buried material in magnetite stockpiles, a solution to a

People & Projects

Mine rehabilitation and closure made easier

Mine rehabilitations and closures command significant industry attention, yet despite this, the task of accessing knowledge relating to the two has

Occupational Health & Safety

New helmets offer protection, comfort

Welding Industries of Australia (WIA) has released two auto-darkening welding helmets.


Friction key to safe haul road operations

When the lifeblood of a mine is an ever-changing and potentially hazardous network of unsealed haul roads, how do you provide a safe working environment and maintain an efficient and prosperous...

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