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Fortescue inks farm-in deals with Carawine, Reward

Fortescue Metals Group has inked two farm-in deals outside its iron ore mainstay, including a gold and copper project in the highly prospective Paterson province in the Pilbara.

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Bardoc Gold completes dual acquisitions

Bardoc Gold has completed the acquisition of the Mayday and North Kanowna Star gold projects from Strategic Projects Mining.

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December now the target for Carrapateena

The target date for first production at OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper mine in South Australia has been pushed back by the company to next month.

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Automation qualification accredited

Formal qualifications in remote operations will be attainable for the first time in Australia following a partnership between Rio Tinto, the WA Government and South Metropolitan TAFE.

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China takes $14m stake in AVZ

Perth-based lithium miner AVZ Minerals says it will negotiate a supply deal with a unit of China’s Suzhou TA&A Ultra Clean Technology Co for products from its Manono project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Pilbara Minerals goes into trading halt

Trading in shares of Pilbara Minerals has been halted pending an announcement from the lithium miner regarding an incident at a site that requires investigation.

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industry insight

A new gold rush for the Pilbara

When Canada’s Novo Resources Chairman and President Dr Quinton Hennigh moderated a live satellite

Products and Technology

Revolutionising conveyor health monitoring 

Taking real-time data and using it to enhance asset management, improve reliability and deliver ground-breaking predictive capabilities, Aura IQ is

People and Projects

A nickel renaissance 

It is 50 years since Western Australian nickel grabbed the world’s attention as a burgeoning commodity, and now new industries are placing it back on the global stage. 

Occupational Health and Safety

Improving the balance

Operating at the top of an industry recognised for continually pushing the envelope when it comes to export figures, it is unsurprising Rio Tinto would look to improve



Breaking ahead of the curve on innovation

Innovation may have been the big buzz word in the mining sector for a number of years, but it has been thrown around so...

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