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Ausdrill in box seat for big African contract

  Resurgent Ausdrill says it has been named preferred tenderer for a $300 million contract with Toro Gold in Senegal.

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Saracen bullish on gold

  Saracen Mineral Holdings has highlighted the bullish times for Aussie gold miners with a 132 per cent surge in full-year profit to $25.9 million.

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Outgoing Iluka boss looks forward to more sleep

“I am going to get into better sleep habits, I know that.”

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Grylls cites technology in ore tax plea

Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls has cited mining technology to advance his argument for a $5-a-tonne iron ore tax on Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.

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Under-fire Premier heralds Burrup plant success

Colin Barnett has pointed to yesterday’s opening of Yara International’s US$830 million (A$1.08 billion) explosives plant on the Burrup Peninsula as proof some of his long-cherished policies had delivered results for WA manufacturers.

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Pacific Energy records 32pc profit lift

Renewable energy power station company Pacific Energy has lifted its full year net profit by 32 per cent to $15.7 million.

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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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