Super Pit operator KCGM has unveiled an “industry leading” new paid leave policy it says will help bridge the gender pay gap for parents and provide support for those affected by domestic violence.

Lithium explorer and recent market darling Liontown Resources has placed its shares in a trading halt ahead of what is expected to be a US$10.34 ($15) million raising at US$0.08¢ ($0.12¢).

In a bid to support more employment opportunities in local communities, the Queensland Government has extended a 100 per cent FIFO ban to eight new projects. 

Metso’s mining equipment business area has been given a significant boost with the appointment of Stephan W Kirsch as its new President. 

Matsa Resources boss Paul Poli believes the Red October gold mine is set for a long-term future after last week delivering its first ore from the small underground operation 150km north of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Silver Lake Resources has announced it is set to acquire explorer EganStreet Resources following a $52 million scrip deal.

Gold miner Northern Star says it has set a new quarterly and annual sales record thanks to continued progress at its Pogo mine in Alaska.

Rare earth miner Lynas Corp says it is stockpiling two rare earth metals and limiting sales to its strategic partners because of price volatility amid the US-China trade war and a slowing global economy.

WA Nationals leader Mia Davies has backed a push by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder to take on the fly-in, fly-out workforce practice.

The Pilbara Universities Centre, which recently started providing administrative and student support, is on a mission to create the most work-ready graduates in the country.

Home-owner’s in Port Hedland West End could have their homes purchased by industry as part of a housing buyback scheme being pushed by Member for the Pilbara, Kevin Michel.