BHP expects to meet all customer commitments on iron ore shipments, despite maintenance at its Jimblebar and Newman mines in WA.

Sacked Queensland workers were used as pawns in a failed bid to win government approvals for a controversial $900 million coal project, the CFMEU says.

Mining and energy employer groups have backed a proposal for enterprise agreements to run the full length of a project’s development timeframe.

With the closure of Western Australia’s Argyle mine, the world’s largest coloured diamond mine, pink diamonds are expected to sparkle at an upcoming auction.

Australia's first substantially indigenous-owned and operated iron ore mine is set to get a boost from the Morrison government.


Agrimin Limited has started drilling for water 30km offsite to shore up supply for its Mackay potash project in remote Western Australia.

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded an inquiry into whether an air quality condition imposed on Yara Pilbara Nitrates Pty Ltd’s Technical Ammonium Nitrate Production Facility (TANPF) on the Burrup Peninsula needed to be changed to protect the region’s rock art. 

BHP has again fallen short of its target of boosting female employees 3 per cent year-on-year as part of an ambitious objective of achieving gender equality within its ranks by 2025.

BHP Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie had his compensation slashed last year following the death of a coalminer in Queensland last December.

The mining lease of an outback opal miner in New South Wales has been cancelled by the NSW Resources Regulator after it failed to pay a rehabilitation security deposit.

Rio Tinto has launched a new collection of rare pink diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia.