Australia’s iron ore export earnings are forecast to soar to the second highest level on record this financial year, bolstered by supply disruptions in Brazil after the tailings dam collapse in the South American country this year.

Monadelphous has won a second contract for BHP’s South Flank iron ore project worth $104 million.

Macmahon has won a $170 million contract to develop the new Boston Shaker underground gold mine at Tropicana in the northern Goldfields.

The Federal Government’s latest scholarship program is designed to encourage more students to study in regional areas such as Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson says.

Canadian gold miner RNC Minerals is inching towards the long-awaited sale of world-famous gold specimens from its Beta Hunt gold mine near Kambalda.

Gascoyne Resources has announced a heavily discounted $24.5 million capital raising as the embattled gold miner tries to turn around the fortunes of its trouble-plagued Dalgaranga project and pay down debt.

Twelve months ago Canada’s RNC Minerals was preparing to leave Australia after hanging the for sale sign on its Beta Hunt gold mine near Kambalda.

Feedback is being sought from across the resources sector and interested community members to assist in shaping new regulations for Victoria’s mines and minerals exploration industries.

Surging production of gold and lithium has given WA its first increase in mining employment in five years, with the sector now providing the equivalent of almost 90,000 full-time jobs. 

Neometals boss Chris Reed admits his company is seeking a strategic partner to construct a $200 million lithium plant in Kalgoorlie-Boulder after putting a feasibility study on the back burner.

Wesfarmers has blindsided investors by making a $1.5 billion offer for rare earths miner Lynas Corp.