Texas-based Black Mountain Metals has lobbed a $67 million cash bid for Poseidon Nickel, sending shares in the Andrew Forrest-backed explorer sharply higher.

Evolution Mining has lifted full-year profit 21 per cent to $263.4 million, helped by the sale of its Edna May gold mine in WA for $90 million.

Perth mining safety company MineARC Systems was last night named the 2018 Telstra WA Business of the Year.

A State bowls player and young father died after his truck veered off a road at an iron ore mine in the Pilbara.

A haul pack crash at an iron ore mine in the Pilbara has resulted in the death of a worker overnight.

Gold Road Resources Managing Director Ian Murray will retire from the aspiring gold miner next month after 10 years at the helm with AngloGold Ashanti’s Duncan Gibbs tapped as his replacement.

Swick Mining Services Managing Director Kent Swick said the drilling industry is heading towards a boom as mining companies reinvest in the sector after the downturn.

Mineral Resources has capped off an eventful year by posting a 35 per cent hike in annual profit to $272 million.

Indonesian billionaire Anthoni Salim looks set to finally enjoy a big payday from his long-held investment in Atlantic, owner of the cursed Windimurra vanadium project near Mt Magnet.

Canadian gold giant Barrick is keeping the door open to selling its half-stake in the Super Pit, with Barrick Chairman John Thornton telling investors in North America it still planned to sell its non-core assets.

Diversified mining services company Ausdrill is set to swallow underground mining contractor Barminco Holdings in a deal worth US$195 ($271) million.