Work is expected to begin next month on a $180 million pipeline to pump gas from the Eastern Goldfields to the remote Gruyere gold mine 200km east of Laverton, after pipe owner APA Group secured final approval from the State Government to go ahead.

Minnow explorer Liontown Resources has relaunched a campaign targeting high-grade lithium mineralisation at its Northern Goldfields-based Kathleen Valley project in an attempt to firm targets for the rising commodity.

The owner of a new greenfields gold development east of Kalgoorlie-Boulder says it could enter production early after posting high recoveries in metallurgical test work.

Chinese-backed gold miner Focus Minerals is getting closer to a potential restart of its Coolgardie gold operations, starting the process to return power to its Three Mile Hill processing plant and closing in on the sale of the unwanted Jasper Hills project near Laverton, Western Australian.

Privately-owned South African engineering services group DRA has agreed to acquire Australia’s Minnovo Global for an undisclosed sum, with the transaction expected to be completed this quarter.

The Wallarah 2 underground coal project has been approved by the New South Wales Government, despite ongoing community opposition on the state’s Central Coast.

A lot has changed since Shannon Youd first entered the mining industry.

BHP achieved a record annualised run rate of 284 million tonnes from its Pilbara operations in the December quarter as it took advantage of higher iron ore prices.

Australian technology minerals company, Talga Resources has signed a commercial supply and development agreement with Haydale for the production, marketing and sales of graphene based transparent conductive ink products for industrial applications in Asia.

A magnesium pilot project on the outskirts of Karratha has been launched to test the waters for potential commercial production by the end of 2019.

Diversified miner South32 has boosted its expectations for South Africa manganese production and maintained full-year guidance for all other products after a solid first-half performance.