Atlas Iron is looking at developing satellite pods at its Abydos project to sustain production ahead of a possible restart of Corunna Downs.

Santos have announced Keith Spence will succeed Peter Coates AO as Chairman.

Class action pioneer Hugh McLernon is examining a potential litigation by Rio Tinto shareholders against former directors Tom Albanese and Guy Elliott.

A Perth mine safety equipment maker is targeting a global market for pit haul road barriers which it plans to produce with mobile robotic technology.

Atlas Iron has hit another key milestone with a strong set of September-quarter figures, reporting it has now become net cash-positive. 

BHP’s new Chairman Ken Mackenzie has cautioned activist shareholders that the board will ultimately determine the company’s direction and backed his chief executive’s performance. 

Multi commodity miner and producer, Alkane Resources, has achieved strong gold production in the September quarter continuing its excellent performance from the preceding quarter.

Sheffield Resources says it will spin-off its gold and base metals assets as it moves to focus exclusively on its Thunderbird heavy mineral sands project in the Kimberley, Western Australia. 

A second fire, believed to have been deliberately lit, is stretching exhausted crews fighting a scrub fire which threatens a Pilbara mine site in Western Australia to the limit. 

South32 shares have dipped after the diversified miner warned that it may be facing cost pressures from rising raw material input costs and a weaker US dollar.

Sandfire Resources has boosted its global resource inventory to 1.9 million tonnes of copper, 2.7 million ounces of gold and 15.8moz of silver.