The gold industry says the foundations are there for the industry to double in size over the next decade, with an increased focus on exploration and a new-found discipline spreading across the sector.
Atlas Iron is at a loss to explain a spike in its share price this morning but has pointed to a rising iron ore price as a possible reason.
Fortescue Metals Group should be a position to decide on its best option for a replacement for the 27-million-tonne-a-year Firetail mine within the next six months, according to chief executive Nev Power.
Doray Minerals managing director Allan Kelly, left, with Mines Minister Sean L’estrange at the Deflector site.
The sea wall separating a mothballed iron ore mine on Cockatoo Island from environmentally sensitive waters off north-west WA is at risk of collapse, after the liquidators of Pluton Resources had to turn off the pumps that keep the pit from filling with sea water.