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Rare earths deal gets tick of approval

The mining sector has welcomed a partnership between Australia and the US aimed at developing critical minerals assets in both nations.

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Technology showcase takes shape

Elizabeth Quay is being transformed into a scene from the Pilbara — and the star of the show weighs a whopping 118 tonnes.

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Raleigh’s rise to the big mine

The boy from the Goldfields taking a lead role at Australia’s most famous gold mining operation — you couldn’t write a better script.

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Roaster repairs for Syama on track

Resolute Mining has announced it expects the damaged sulphide roaster at its Syama gold mine to be back in operation in early to mid-December. 

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Saracen confirms deal to buy Super Pit stake

Saracen Mineral Holdings has confirmed it will spend $US750 million ($1.1 billion) buying a 50 per cent stake in Kalgoorlie’s famous Super Pit.

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Galaxy Resources cuts back Mt Cattlin production

Galaxy Resources says it will scale back operations next year at its Mt Cattlin lithium mine in WA in an effort to stay in business until the price of the electric vehicle battery component improves.

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industry insight

(Re)brand Power

With an ever-increasing perceived value in strong marketing, many companies at the top of the food

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



The accidental miner

Jake Klein never planned to be involved in gold mining – but it’s where fate and ambition led him. 

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