Ausgold has commenced a new exploration drilling program at its Katanning Gold Project, located 275km south-east of Perth, Western Australia.

Rio Tinto shares have slipped after the miner’s US$1.5 ($2.2) billion Utah copper project extension was tempered by news its South African operations had been disrupted by nearby violence.

Gold exploration and development company Vango Mining has entered into a strategic partnership framework agreement with China Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering and Construction Co (NFC).

There’s no doubt that technology has already helped to reshape the resources sector, but for the woman at the forefront of the next revolution, there’s still much to do.

Experienced miner Raleigh Finlayson has warned of suiting up too early to capture the new technologies being rolled out across the resources industry, arguing much-needed trades could be lost.

Beacon Minerals has lamented the difficulty in attracting residential workers to the Goldfields as the company opened the Jaurdi Gold Project near Coolgardie.

Chinese interests look set to expand their share in WA’s lithium industry by seizing the assets of collapsed miner Alita Resources via a $70 million deal.

Western Australia's newest gold mine was officially opened today by Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston.

BHP Chief Transformation Officer Jonathan Price issued a warning to industry leaders at the Resources Technology Showcase that those who made sense of data would thrive and those who did not would falter.

Experienced miner Raleigh Finlayson has warned of suiting up too early to capture the new technologies being rolled out across the resources industry, arguing much-needed trades could be lost.

Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Elizabeth Gaines says innovations in energy are likely to continue driving the miner’s reputation as one of the world’s lowest cost iron ore producers.