The Australian sharemarket is lower as nervous traders and investors respond to another slide in oil prices.

Toro Energy has appointed former Alinta executive John Cahill to its board as an independent Non-Executive Director.

The end of the mining construction boom should be the death knell for fly-in, fly-out work camps in WA's north, according to Pilbara MP and former Nationals leader Brendon Grylls.

Shares in Centaurus Metals surged after the aspiring iron ore producer announced it was close to securing $6 million in debt funding for its Candonga Iron Ore Project in south-eastern Brazil.

BG Group’s first shipment of liquefied natural gas has left the Gladstone Harbour in Queensland, according to Australian industry body APPEA.

US oil prices Monday slipped below $50 per barrel for the first time in more than five years as the surging dollar and news of additional supplies extended a six-month rout.

Flinders Mines has welcomed the Western Australian government’s approval for negotiations to commence that could pave the way for a State Agreement allowing construction of a new railway to the company’s 100 per cent-owned Pilbara Iron Ore Project (PIOP).

Decmil shares were firmer after the contractor announced a $65 million contract extension on the Queensland Curtis LNG project in Gladstone.

Glencore is restarting coal mining operations in Australia, following a three-week suspension aimed at combating a global supply glut made worse by protectionist trade measures introduced in China.

Paladin Energy has rejected allegations it has discharged toxic waste from its Kayelekera uranium mine in Malawi into a local river.

RioSol SAC LLC and its operating arm Compania Minera Rio Sol SAC have announced a significant rare earth element and poly-metallic claim discovery in Peru.