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Scope for battery minerals in co-funded projects

The sharp rise in popularity of battery materials among explorers is underscoring the importance of the McGowan Government's Future Battery Industry strategy, according to Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston. 

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FMG green lights Solomon extension

Fortescue Metals Group will push ahead with a US$287 ($417) million extension of its giant Solomon iron ore hub in the Pilbara.

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WA resource centre traffic is flying high

Passenger traffic within WA to resources centres is surging as the green shoots of a recovery take root.

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NRW Holdings rules out BGC Contracting deal

NRW Holdings has all but ruled out making a play for BGC Contracting, which the Buckeridge family has up for sale.

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$1m days for Palmer after royalties appeal fails

Clive Palmer will continue to receive more than $1 million day from the Sino Iron project in the Pilbara after the Court of Appeal dismissed an application against the royalty by project operator CITIC.

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Roberts splashes $19m on more MinRes shares

Tim Roberts has reinforced his belief in Mineral Resources’ lithium ambitions by splashing out nearly $19 million to expand his stake in the miner.

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industry insight

The need to dig deeper

Australia is endowed with a rich geological bounty and leads the world in mineral

Products and Technology

MX3 cone crusher makes its debut

Metso’s revolutionary Multi-Action cone crusher series has a new addition, with the MX3 launched on the opening day of bauma 2019.

People and Projects

Focusing on the little things

In the middle of March this year, 31 workers at a mining camp in Karratha became sick.

Occupational Health and Safety

The technology offering a safer and more productive future

Technology at the forefront of the industry is helping to make minesites safer and more productive.


Stamping out slavery

How much do you know about William Wilberforce, Mary Prince, Thomas Clarkson or Granville Sharp?

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