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Nickel West’s Battery Vision

  Sustaining production at BHP’s Goldfields nickel mines will play a key role in underpinning its Nickel West division’s push to feed the “electric vehicle revolution”, according to Kalgoorlie Nickel Smelter General Manager Matthew Terry.

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Backers Underwrite Kin Mining Capital Raising

Beleaguered Kin Mining has announced an $8 million underwriting deal for a planned capital raising set against the backdrop of an upcoming vote on the company’s board of directors.

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Northern Star Defends No Retail Slice Of Pogo

Northern Star Resources Executive Chairman Bill Beament has defended the gold miner’s decision not to offer shares to its retail shareholders in a recent capital raising to help fund its $347 million Pogo acquisition in Alaska.

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FMG Set To Begin High-grade Output

Fortescue Metals Group Chief Executive Elizabeth Gaines has confirmed the miner will begin producing its new higher-grade West Pilbara Fines iron ore product from next month.

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Open Day A Rich Mine For Geology

Exploration secrets from the Goldfields will be unfurled at the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s Geological Survey of WA (GSWA) open day in Kalgoorlie-Boulder today.

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MACA Slashes Profit Expectations

Mining contractor MACA has blamed a tightening labour market on a steep profit downgrade for the first half.

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industry insight

E-waste drives ‘urban mining’

Mineral processing has become a hot topic in Australia in recent times, as rapid development in

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Products & Technology

A window to improved efficiency

Kicking off the augmented reality revolution in 2012, Google Glass was the inspiration for an entire industry.

People & Projects

Turning over a gold leaf

Underexplored and highly prospective, South Australia’s Gawler Craton has long drawn interest from those interested in tapping its mineral

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Occupational Health and Safety

Safety technologies: what planet are we on?

For decades researchers have reported the difficulties workers encounter when identifying risks and controls in the field. In response, miners have

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interview

Going for gold

Assuming the reigns of the World Gold Council (WGC) in January 2009 amidst the worst global economic collapse since the Great Depression, Aram Shishmanian knew he was in for an interesting ride.

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