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Miners drag Australian stock market lower

The Australian share market is lower as weak commodity prices weigh on resource stocks.

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Gold provides a boost for Ausdrill

Mining services company Ausdrill has continued a gold-led recovery by posting a $58 million annual profit, boosted by asset sales.

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Sheffield raises $17.1m for mineral sands project

Sheffield Resources has jumped on its recent share price run by announcing plans to raise up to $17.1 million.

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ConocoPhillips backs Woodside deal

Energy giant ConocoPhillips has rejected a claim by a joint venture partner which threatens to hold up a west Africa oilfields deal with Woodside.

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Port Hedland marine hub plans shelved

Plans to build a major marine servicing hub at Port Hedland’s Lumsden Point have been axed by the State Government, a spokeswoman has revealed.

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St Barbara trebles annual profit

St Barbara has topped a stellar year at its WA and Papua New Guinea gold mines by trebling its annual profit in a period it also cut its total debt by a third.

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industry insight

Tackling volatility

The vote in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union in late June sent shockwaves through

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

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

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.


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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