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.

The massive Gorgon LNG project is firmly entrenched in the public's mind, if the level of feedback to operator Chevron's plan to add a fourth processing train on Barrow Island is any gauge.

Gold miner Beadell Resources' share price has risen by more than 10 per cent even though its gold sales for 2014 were below guidance.