Rare earth miner Lynas Corp says it will build its new $500 million cracking and leaching plant in the historic goldmining town of Kalgoorlie.

With the market’s appetite for gold showing little sign of slowing down, Breaker Resources has launched a major drilling campaign at its Lake Roe project 100km east of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

St Barbara Managing Director and Chief Executive Bob Vassie is retiring and will be replaced at the ASX-listed gold miner by Newcrest’s Craig Jetson.

Liontown Resources is confident the lithium market will rebound as the explorer braces for first production at its flagship Kathleen Valley project from 2024.

Panoramic Resources has unanimously recommended shareholders reject a ‘highly conditional’ $312 million takeover offer by larger peer Independence Group.

Ausgold has commenced a new exploration drilling program at its Katanning Gold Project, located 275km south-east of Perth, Western Australia.

Rio Tinto shares have slipped after the miner’s US$1.5 ($2.2) billion Utah copper project extension was tempered by news its South African operations had been disrupted by nearby violence.

Gold exploration and development company Vango Mining has entered into a strategic partnership framework agreement with China Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering and Construction Co (NFC).

There’s no doubt that technology has already helped to reshape the resources sector, but for the woman at the forefront of the next revolution, there’s still much to do.

Experienced miner Raleigh Finlayson has warned of suiting up too early to capture the new technologies being rolled out across the resources industry, arguing much-needed trades could be lost.

Beacon Minerals has lamented the difficulty in attracting residential workers to the Goldfields as the company opened the Jaurdi Gold Project near Coolgardie.