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Visit high on agenda of new chamber boss

New Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA Chief Executive Paul Everingham has put a visit to the regions that support the State’s mining industry high on his to-do list as he moves into the role over the next month.

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KCGM nears call of jobs

The owner of Kalgoorlie’s Super Pit expects to inform staff next week how many jobs will be cut after two major rock falls last month cut-off access to part of the iconic gold mine.

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Gina Rinehart’s unmatched offer

Atlas Iron’s board has switched its recommendation for shareholders to accept Hancock Prospecting’s all-cash takeover offer in favour of its previous preference for an all-scrip deal with Mineral Resources.

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MinRes drops out of race for Atlas Iron

Mineral Resources has dropped out of the race for Atlas Iron, leaving Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting as the only live offer for the junior miner left on the table.

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New ground released to unlock wave of projects

The Palaszczuk Government has allotted over 44,000sqkm of land for exploration to unlock the next round of resource projects. 

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Rio Tinto’s tiddler deal fuels talk of copper find

Further evidence of a big copper-gold find by Rio Tinto in the East Pilbara emerged yesterday when the mining giant signed an exploration farm-in deal with a tiddler that holds an adjoining tenement in the area.

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industry insight

Tracking the trends into 2018 and beyond

The future is full of change for the mining sector, according to Deloitte’s Tracking the Trends

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Products & Technology

Collaborate and plan

People & Projects

Fuchs goes big in at Beresfield 

Occupational Safety & Health

Two-pronged approach to frontline innovation 

interview

A fleeting opportunity

Western Australian Chief Scientist Professor Peter Klinken believes the time is now for battery metals.

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