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Resolute Mining to pay dividends in gold

Resolute Mining is offering eligible shareholders the opportunity to take their dividends in physical gold in what could be a first for an Australian miner.

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No bread winner in many WA families

  Tens of thousands of West Australian children are living in homes where no parent is in paid employment as the end of the mining boom hits the job market.

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Sandfire upbeat despite lower profit

  Lower copper prices have dragged Sandfire Resources' full-year net profit down 30 per cent to $48 million. The result was achieved on a 9 per cent reduction in revenue to $497 million, which came despite record copper production from its flagship DeGrussa mine near Meekatharra. Sandfire declared a final, fully franked dividend of nine cents a share, down from 10 cents last year.  It...

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Court dismisses challenge to Adani mine

An India-backed company planning to build a massive coal mine in Australia welcomed a court's decision Monday to dismiss a legal challenge raising environmental concerns over the project's impact on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Forrest-backed recycler eyes IPO

  A WA recycling business backed by iron ore billionaire Andrew Forrest is preparing the ground for a likely $16 million initial public offer in October.

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Regis’ WA mines lead bumper result

Regis Resources will pay 9¢ final dividend, more than doubling its annual shareholder payout after booking a (A$111.8) $US84.4 million after-tax profit for the financial year.

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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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