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Opal mining lease cancelled over non-payment

The mining lease of an outback opal miner in New South Wales has been cancelled by the NSW Resources Regulator after it failed to pay a rehabilitation security deposit.

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Rio launches new collection of rare Argyle pinks

Rio Tinto has launched a new collection of rare pink diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia.

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New technologies to accelerate resources industry

Harnessing new technologies in the mining, oil and gas industries will add $74 billion to the Australian economy by 2030 and create more than 80,000 new local jobs, according to a new report released today.

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New minerals exploration technique wins award

Curtin University’s work in commercialising an innovative minerals exploration technique that uses sound waves to create a detailed 3D image of underground ore deposits was recognised at the Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) annual conference in Sydney last week.

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Northern Star ramps up Pogo throughput

Northern Star Resources will spend $43 million expanding the capacity of its Pogo gold mine in Alaska by 30 per cent.

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Women in Resources award winners announced

The 2019 Women in Resources National Awards winners have been announced at a gala dinner hosted by the NSW Minerals Council at NSW Parliament and sponsored by Rio Tinto.

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industry insight

The war on red tape

 

In the face of mounting regulations and drawn out approvals processes, the mining industry has

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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

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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

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interview

An industry ripe with opportunity

Beginning her career in the mining industry as a 19-year- old haul truck operator with no formal qualifications, Jodi...

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