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Coal prices fire soaring Whitehaven profit

Whitehaven Coal has delivered a sharply higher full-year profit as well as its first dividend in more than four years on the back of growing production and a surge in coal prices.

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Forrest wins appeal to keep miners off station

Billionaire Andrew Forrest has finally won his years-long fight to prevent sand mining on his family cattle station in the Pilbara, after the High Court today ruled in his favour and against the mining company wanting to work near his Minderoo station homestead.

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Evolution Mining up on record profit, dividend

Evolution Mining has confirmed its commitment to exploration at its Mungari operations near Kalgoorlie-Boulder, contributing $10-12 million of a $25-30m exploration budget to the gold mine this financial year.

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Ex Aboriginal corp boss fights $350k ‘rip-off’

The former Chief Executive of one of Australia’s biggest Aboriginal corporations, who is accused of a $350,000 rip-off from his former employers, has signalled he intends to use the lack of action against him by the Federal regulator as a defence in a legal bid to get the money back.

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MinRes, BCI and Mt Gibson on the improve

Mineral Resources has led a pack of Pilbara and Mid West miners reporting mainly better financial results on the back of higher iron prices, handing down a $201 million annual profit.

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Judge orders Eastern Goldfields be wound up

A Supreme Court judge has ordered Michael Fotios’ Eastern Goldfields be wound up and have liquidators appointed to it.

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industry insight

Falling short for the long term

Australia has long been regarded one of the mining innovation capitals of the world, although a

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Products & technology

Deal to open doors to international market

An Australian technology that provides cost-effective and rapid new knowledge on orebodies and mineral systems could soon benefit the global mining

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People & Projects

Kal expansion for BGC

BGC Cement has reinforced its position as the premier supplier to Western Australia’s mining industry, recently announcing the construction of a major new facility in

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Occupational Health & Safety

Dreaming of productivity improvement

It’s well known resource workers suffer from disturbed sleep patterns and high fatigue. Fluctuating schedules and demands of the industry mean many employees are

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interview

Forging a lasting legacy

There’s a bucket list to tick off, fish to be caught and golf to be played; but as the clock runs down, Simon Bennison’s mind is still firmly on mineral exploration.

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