Gold Road Resources and Gold Fields are touting their Gruyere joint venture in the northern Goldfields as a global Tier-1 mine after lifting average annual production expectations to 300,000 ounces a year.

Mining behemoth Barrick Gold has lost a High Court tax case that will keep $55 million of stamp duty with the State Government and could deter similar claims from other miners.

MACA is in the box seat for circa $172 million in mining contracts at Echo Resources’ Yandal gold project in the Goldfields.

It remains reluctant to disclose what it is sitting on in the East Pilbara but mining giant Rio Tinto is spending more money to ensure better access.

More than double fly-in fly-out workers suffer from mental health illnesses than in any other workplace.

West African Resources has secured debt funding worth US$200 ($278) million to advance its ambitions at the high-grade Sanbrado gold project in Burkina Faso.

Rich lister and Mineral Resources Director Tim Roberts has emerged as the buyer of a $30 million stake in the mining company.

Spending on gold exploration in WA hit a 30-year high in the September quarter, with US$126 ($174) million spent on the search for the precious metal as the State’s overall exploration outlay climbed to its highest level in five years.

Shares in WA gold producer Red 5 have soared on the back of a bulk mineral resource estimate for the newly identified Eastern Margin Contact at the King of the Hills project in the northern Goldfields.

A panel of Federal coalition and Labor politicians looking into the mining industry has unanimously called for sweeping changes that would blunt the power of large corporations over small businesses and employees.

Fortescue, famous as the Pilbara’s low-grade iron ore producer that slashed costs to survive when prices plunged, now sees itself as the innovative, nimble player responsive to a changing market.