latest news

Little Gem holds lots of lustre for Blackstone

The prospects for cobalt were looking strong last year, so it was not a deft counter-cyclical move for Blackstone Minerals to acquire a project in Canada prospective for the commodity.

Read more

Fotios fires off leaking claims in Auris dispute

Hostilities have broken out in the battle for control of Auris Minerals, with one of the explorer’s directors accused of leaking confidential information and shopping the company’s assets without board approval.

Read more

Northern Star claims drill record

A new record has been set in Australia’s gold miners’ own journey to the centre of the earth, with Northern Star Resources claiming to have drilled the deepest hole in national exploration history at its Jundee operations near Wiluna.

Read more

Saracen in plant rethink

Raleigh Finlayson said Goldfields gold producer Saracen Mineral Holdings could ramp up production to 400,000 ounces a year sooner than expected, after putting a long-dormant plan to expand its Carosue Dam processing plant back on the table.

Read more

Andrew Forrest ‘considering options’

Billionaire Andrew Forrest has lost his latest court fight against a sand miner operating on his cattle station in the Pilbara.

Read more

Red 5 eyes debt facility for Darlot, King of Hills

Gold producer Red 5 is continuing to consider whether to pursue debt to provide working capital for its Darlot and King of the Hills gold mines in the northern Goldfields, as it downgraded production estimates in its half-year results this week.

Read more


industry insight

Better together

Could miners and renewable energy companies collaborate to benefit both? 

Products & Technology

Retrofit for purpose

People & Projects

Wheels turn on Gruyere gold plant 

Occupational Safety & Health

Two-pronged approach to frontline innovation 


Learning lithium

The Kwinana lithium hydroxide processing plant project in Western Australia will be the most sophisticated in the world. 

Read more