Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill has begun commissioning a new plant at its Pilbara iron ore mine as part of its plans to reach an annual production rate of 60 million tonnes a year.

Evolution Mining has agreed to buy Canadian gold mining complex Red Lake from Newmont Goldcorp Corporation for $US375 million ($553 million) in cash.

Salt Lake Potash has reached a milestone native title agreement with with Tarlka Matuwa Piarku (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC (TMPAC) for the whole of the Lake Way Project.

 

The amount of electricity generated from coal plants around the world is on track to drop by a record three per cent in 2019, analysis suggests.

Rio Tinto will invest $10 million in a four-year national programme, targeted at school-age learners, that aims to fast-track the development of skills needed for the digital future, including critical thinking, problem solving, automation, systems design, and data analytics. 

Video game designers at a Perth-based software development company have created a bundle of gaming and VR experiences for visitors to try at this month’s Resources Technology Showcase exhibition.

Australia needs to stop burning coal by 2030 if it wants to help limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, a new report warns.

There are high hopes a new memorandum of understanding will buoy business opportunities in the region.

A new innovation hub in Perth’s CBD will help Western Australia’s mining and energy companies take advantage of digital opportunities to improve business performance and turn ideas into solutions at speed and scale.

As Saracen Mineral Holdings took a step closer to snapping up a 50 per cent stake in KCGM’s Super Pit on Wednesday, a clearer picture of plans to tackle a wall failure at the famous mine started to emerge.

Gold Fields’ Agnew gold mine near Leinster is leading the charge for renewable energy, with the South-African based miner claiming bragging rights for Australia’s biggest hybrid renewable microgrid.