Beginning her career in the mining industry as a 19-year- old haul truck operator with no formal qualifications, Jodi Moffitt’s impressive work ethic was underscored when she took out the Excellence in Mining gong at the Women in Industry Awards in June for her leadership and commitment in her current Operations Planning Manager role at Roy Hill.

It has been a long-running debate in Australia – should strict laws around nuclear energy be relaxed?

Starting a business from scratch is a challenge even in buoyant conditions, but doing so during an industry-wide slump would take that challenge to a whole new level.

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

As ramifications from the Brumadinho dam disaster continue to shake up global markets, the price of iron ore is being tipped to perform stronger for longer – and Australia’s big players are set to cash in.

More than eight years. Five Prime Ministers. A mining construction boom long gone.

How much do you know about William Wilberforce, Mary Prince, Thomas Clarkson or Granville Sharp?

There was special significance attached to the presentation of the prestigious Craig Oliver Award to Botswana-focused MOD Resources at the RIU Explorers Conference in Fremantle in February.

For almost half a century the port in the name Port Augusta has been symbolic – a legacy of the city’s formation and growth through the 1800s and its importance as an early shipping hub for commodities including copper, coal, wool and wheat.

From the Bronze Age to the Information Age, minerals and metals have helped produce widespread innovation and continue to contribute to many aspects of contemporary life.

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