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Adani to help triple coal exports to India

Adani's Carmichael coal mine could help triple Australia's thermal coal exports to India, a new report has found.

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Resources industry training launched for teachers

Science teachers across the Pilbara will be given resource sector-specific training as part of a new initiative aiming to equip them with relevant and current industry knowledge.

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Climate-mining debate must respect regions

Business groups say people in regional Australia must be listened to amid debate over the impact of the resources sector on climate change.

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Westfarmers kills off $1.5b takeover tilt

Wesfarmers has finally killed off its $1.5 billion takeover tilt at rare earths miner Lynas Corporation.

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MinRes Boss volunteers to cut his salary

Mineral Resources Boss Chris Ellison will trim his salary by $300,000 following a review of company remuneration that will also see a shake-up of short and long-term incentive plans for key executives.

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Lynas confirms Malaysian licence renewal

Rare earths miner Lynas Corp has confirmed the receipt of a renewed operating licence from Malaysia for its processing plant there.

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industry insight

The golden question

Earlier this year the Australian gold price tipped over the $2000 mark for the first time in its

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Products and Technology

Golden fungi could point to future discoveries 

Can nature offer yet more clues at the Earth’s surface to indicate the presence of gold below?

People and Projects

What’s old is new again 

While there has been a lot of hype around the role of lithium in the electric battery revolution, copper is also poised to play a role in powering next-generation

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Occupational Health and Safety

Espousing the importance of spacial sciences

Mine surveyors play a critical role in the design, planning and safety of mine operations, responsible for producing accurate plans, observations,

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interview

The nuclear option

It has been a long-running debate in Australia – should strict laws around nuclear energy be relaxed?

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