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Big turnout expected for Diggers

The annual Diggers & Dealers conference is on track to be one of the biggest yet according to its owner.

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Fortescue looks to opportunities in Liberia

Fortescue Metals Group has held talks in Liberia on opportunities in the West African nation, though it disputes a government claim it has already agreed to join a plan to upgrade the nation’s railways — a key step to unlocking iron ore riches in neighbouring Guinea.

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Ausdrill secures funding for Botswana project

Ausdrill Limited have secured funding from Khoemacau for its approximately $800 million, five-year underground mining services contract at the Zone 5 Mine in Botswana. 

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Pilbara students receive STEM inspiration

Students in the Pilbara were left inspired about a range of engineering disciplines after a visit from the University of Western Australia last month.

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Pilbara business groups hit back at Rio report

Leaders from two Pilbara chambers of commerce have emphasised the damaging effects of fly-in, fly-out work on the region after Rio Tinto released a report championing the economic benefits of FIFO work to other regional areas.

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Diggers eyed for potash findings at Lake Wells

Australian Potash could be just a fortnight away from releasing the findings of a definitive feasibility study at its Lake Wells sulphate of potash project.

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industry insight

The billion dollar WA battery debate

While excitement around Western Australia’s burgeoning battery minerals sector continues to gain

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Products and Technology

Digitalisation powers on

The role of digitalisation within the mining industry is growing each year. Along with sustainability and increasing plant efficiency, it is one of the megatrends of the

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People and Projects

In pursuit of new blood

As the mining industry embraces digital transformation, ensuring graduates in the sector have the right skills to enter the workplace is paramount.

Occupational Health and Safety

Metso makes screening media change-outs safer and faster

Downtime is costly for the mining industry. The longer it takes for production to restart, the more it will cost the business in terms of

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interview

CRC sets stage for growth

Western Australia has taken another step down the lithium value chain, focusing on stages beyond the extraction of the diverse mineral.

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