A Perth-based design and construction company has won the contract for the new lithium hydroxide production plant in Kemerton.

One of WA’s aspiring sulphate of potash producers is set to hit the Australian Securities Exchange boards today, as it ramps up its bid to commercially produce the fertiliser product.

WA mining maintenance company Mader Group has made a creditable debut on the Australian sharemarket, its shares coming on at a 20 per cent premium.

Mineral Resources will take a hit as it handballs the McIntosh flake graphite project in WA’s far north back to joint venture partner Hexagon Resources.

Due to financing concerns, the timeline for the Sconi project offtake agreement between SK Innovation and Australian Mines has been extended.

A two-year contract has been awarded to Downer EDI to provide services at the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance-owned Goonyella Riverside coal mine.

Saracen Mineral Holdings has snapped up Talisman Resources’ Sinclair nickel project for $10 million for its gold potential and existing infrastructure close to its Thunderbox operations near Leinster.

Australian banks have been urged to support the country’s oil and gas companies as they prepare for a new wave of investment to support growth.

BHP has been fined $50,000 after a road train driver suffered a back injury on a damaged mine access road in the Pilbara that the company should have closed.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s future miners are making their final preparations ahead of a tilt at claiming the title of Australia’s top student mining team.

Newmont Goldcorp has launched the Borden gold project in Ontario, Canada, which is being described as the region’s ‘mine of the future.’