According to an environment group, Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt failed to properly consider Indian mining giant Adani's poor environmental record when he approved Queensland's Carmichael mine.

An emergency response team from a nearby minesite was called upon to fight a house fire in the northern Goldfields yesterday.

The outlook for Australia's resources to 2020 remains positive, despite tumbling commodity prices this year hitting Australia's export earnings, says the government's key forecaster.

Graphene player Talga Resources has raised $5.5 million in a discounted placement.

Hold on to your jewellery and consider getting into river panning because the price of gold is forecast to double in the next 15 years.

Woodside Petroleum has begun the process of restarting production at its $15 billion Pluto LNG project, satisfied a drifting drill rig would no longer endanger its subsea network of gas pipelines.

The Indian owners of Griffin Coal are suing the administrators who sold them the Collie miner, claiming they were deceived into overpaying.

The protracted wait for Galaxy Resources shareholders to find out whether the sale of its troubled Chinese lithium processing plant continues.

Shares in Fortescue Metals Group hit a fresh six-year low this morning after the iron ore miner was forced to abandon plans for a US$2.5 ($3.28) billion bond issue as part of a refinancing plan.

Fortescue Metals Group has announced a US$2.5 ($3.26) billion bond issue as it seeks to refinance its heavy debt burden in a low iron ore price environment.

Iluka Resources has signed an earn-in deal with Monax Mining over its Phar Lap project near the Prominent Hill mine in South Australia.