Northern Star Resources Executive Chairman Bill Beament said the next step at its 300,000 ounce a year Kalgoorlie operations is to return the lustre to its once-flagship East Kundana gold mine.

Mineral Resources has signed up US-based chemicals giant Albemarle for a 50 per cent stake in its Wodgina lithium project for US$1.15 ($1.59) billion.

Excitement over the prospectivity of the Paterson province in the East Pilbara has kicked up another gear after a London-based explorer announced an eye-watering drill intersection from its ground about 40km east of Telfer.

NRW Holdings has copped a huge first strike against executive pay at its annual meeting, with investors angered by a pay rise for Managing Director Jules Pemberton and the return of the company’s long-term incentive scheme.

Independence Group’s major copper-zinc discovery has influenced companies to explore the Fraser Range.

Fourteen flights will take place each week between Adelaide, Port Augusta and Carrapateena for three years after Cobham Aviation Services secured another contract with OZ Minerals.

The 25-year-old Kanowna Belle gold mine is on track for “a mid-life crisis at 40” according to Northern Star Resources Executive Chairman Bill Beament, who said the Kalgoorlie gold operation has years left to run.

BHP has struck a $529 million deal with the Australian Taxation Office to settle a transfer pricing dispute over its Singapore marketing operations.

A multi-million dollar mining operation has fired up in the Pilbara region.

Coolgardie Minerals is not your average gold float.

Chris Reed’s Neometals has dusted off long-stalled plans for its Barrambie titanium-vanadium project 80km north-west of Sandstone on the back of surging prices for the metals.