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Echo launches $38.9m bid for Metaliko

Gold hopeful Echo Resources has launched a $38.9 million takeover of Metaliko Resources in a move which could lead to the restart of the Bronzewing processing plant.

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Gold Fields flags hike in exploration spend

South Africa’s Gold Fields, the world’s seventh-biggest gold producer, has flagged an increase in exploration spending at its Australian operations next year.

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SA blackout hits miners

South Australia's blackout has severely disrupted operations across the state for mining giants including BHP Billiton and will come at a massive cost to many smaller businesses.

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Breaker Resources raises $12.4m

Breaker Resources has raised $12.4 million in a heavily oversubscribed placement.

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Gold Road to build $18m worker camp at Gruyere

Fledgling miner Gold Road Resources is set to install a 600-person accommodation village at a cost of $18 million at its remote Gruyere project in the Great Victoria Desert.

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Palmer companies lose legal bid

Clive Palmer has lost a bid to sue the liquidators of Queensland Nickel for not returning assets to his possession when the company collapsed, with a judge saying the proposed lawsuit would be a "startling affront to justice".

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industry insight

Not the time to cut back on training

Further exploration has been touted as the key to sustaining Australia’s mining industry success for

Products and Technology

Innovation unearthing new tools

The Australian mining industry is one of the lowest cost mining operations in the world, thanks to a highly skilled workforce and world-leading technologies. 

People and projects

Building global familiarity

The Dubbo Zirconia Project in central-west New South Wales has been a million years in the making. A direct result of volcanic activity that left behind volcanic vents

occupational health and safety

Your say on safety reforms 

The State Government is seeking worker’s input into new safety reforms for mining, petroleum and major hazard facilities (MHFs) in WA.


The iSeekPlant podcast

National Mining Chronicle caught up with iSeekPlant CEO Sally McPherson to discuss her company's equipment hire tool, the state of the mining industry and innovation in the sector.

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