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Gold miners warn WA tax hikes jeopardise jobs

Australia’s biggest local gold miner Newcrest warns the WA Labor Government’s decision to raise the gold royalty by $20 an ounce has placed a cloud over jobs and could skittle major investments at the Telfer Gold Mine in the East Pilbara.

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Calidus doubles landholding at Warrawoona

Calidus Resources have doubled their land holdings around their flagship Warrawoona gold project near Marble Bar under an innovative joint venture with Canada’s Novo Resources.

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Australia’s first heavy rare earths project

Northern Minerals are racing headlong towards the commissioning of their Browns Range project, which will mark a mining industry milestone as Australia’s first heavy rare earths project.

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New life for WA's Super Pit?

WA could become a renewable energy powerhouse while exporting more of its lucrative gas to Asia if it adopted an ambitious Federal Government-backed plan to build new dams throughout the State.

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Drillers join gold tax battle against WA Labor

WA’s drilling industry has piled further pressure on the WA McGowan Government over its gold royalty hike, arguing the tax will hit exploration and jeopardise the State’s economic engine room.

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Gold miners warn WA government jobs at risk

Two of the world’s biggest gold miners, including the part-owner of Kalgoorlie’s Super Pit, have fired clear shots in the battle over the State Government’s gold royalty hike, warning that job-creating expansions were in jeopardy.

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industry insight

Lessons learnt signal strength ahead

After a tumultuous period of unease across Australia’s once burgeoning mining industry, calmer

Products & technology

Overland conveyor to deliver productivity improvements 

Fortescue Metals Group will trial an innovative, relocatable overland conveyor at its Cloudbreak mine as part of its 2018 financial year

People & Projects

Accelerating Australian innovation

Australia is a proud hub of innovation, but small enterprises with new technology to offer often find navigating big corporates extremely

Occupational Health & Safety

Enerpac introduces safety courses

High-pressure hydraulics specialist Enerpac is introducing to Australasia new on-site safety training designed to optimise the uptime and performance of widely used



Diamond-tipped approach to conflict stone trade

World Diamonds Council President Andrey Pokyakov speaks on rare gem trade.

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