Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston today announced the appointment of Miriam Stanborough as the new chairperson of the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) and welcomed Hailey Adams-Packer as a member of the board.

Labor is under pressure to reveal why it has not yet released the findings of two mine safety reviews following another death on a Queensland site.

Atlantic and Appian have announced the first sale of nickel concentrate from the Santa Rita nickel sulphide re-start project located in Brazil.

Coal mining bosses were last year asked by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad to give $70 million to the fund in exchange for a freeze on coal royalties.

Australian mine-blast monitoring technology company Blast Movement Technologies (BMT) has been bought by Sweden’s Hexagon AB for an undisclosed sum.

A new 2500-bed FIFO camp proposed for the outskirts of Karratha has sparked debate but concerns are not about size and instead centre on whether an external fence should be erected around the perimeter.

Australia's trade surplus widened to $5.8 billion in November, with the 42 per cent increase fuelled by higher mining exports and a likely weakening of domestic demand.

The New South Wales Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Young Mining Company Pty Ltd for two alleged contraventions of the Mining Act.

With Newmont to enter its centenary year in May, the company has announced a brand refresh, with changes to its name and logo.

Horizon Minerals has outlined a plan for the year that could see the explorer mining by June.

Mincor Resources has again struck pay dirt at its Cassini deposit near Kambalda.