Adani's Carmichael coal mine could help triple Australia's thermal coal exports to India, a new report has found.

Science teachers across the Pilbara will be given resource sector-specific training as part of a new initiative aiming to equip them with relevant and current industry knowledge.

Business groups say people in regional Australia must be listened to amid debate over the impact of the resources sector on climate change.

Wesfarmers has finally killed off its $1.5 billion takeover tilt at rare earths miner Lynas Corporation.

Mineral Resources Boss Chris Ellison will trim his salary by $300,000 following a review of company remuneration that will also see a shake-up of short and long-term incentive plans for key executives.

Rare earths miner Lynas Corp has confirmed the receipt of a renewed operating licence from Malaysia for its processing plant there.

South32 has announced it is in talks to sell its South Africa Energy Coal business to Seriti Resources and reported a bigger-than-expected drop in annual underlying profit on lower aluminium prices.

Streamline WA has formed a think tank to explore reform ideas and develop priorities for improving the environmental approval process for mining projects.

Seven Group Holdings has continued its golden run of earnings results, today unveiling a surge in revenue that boosted underlying profit by half to US$324 ($479) million.

Iluka Resources has warned of lower sales volumes of zircon, lower price realisations for the commodity and higher operating costs in the second half.

Shares in mining equipment supplier Emeco Holdings have for the second time this year slumped on the announcement of results due to misunderstandings about a US$61 ($90) million purchase of new equipment.