Australian Potash signed an agreement with the Wirrpanda Foundation in a bid to recruit as many locals as possible for the explorer’s Lake Wells project, 160km north-east of Laverton.

South32 has sealed a deal to sell off its South African coal business, as it continues to shed unwanted assets as part of an increased focus on base metals.

Lithium Australia’s partial subsidiary, Envirostream Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korean company SungEel HiTech for the sale of its recycled battery metals.

Several fatalities have been reported after a convoy carrying workers, including Perenti contractors, to Semafo’s Bongou gold mine in Burkina Faso came under attack about 40km from the mine.


Demand for gold has grown by three per cent to 1107.9t during the third quarter of 2019, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report.

Macmahon Holdings has confirmed the resolution of a dispute with client Newcrest Mining over its Telfer gold mine contract in the East Pilbara.

Perth-based GR Engineering has picked up a $24.5 million contract to expand the processing plant at Saracen Minerals Holdings’ Carosue Dam gold mine in the Goldfields. 

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has recorded WA’s biggest profit by a private company, making a whopping $2.6 billion last financial year on the back of stronger iron ore prices.

Mining and construction equipment supplier WesTrac has lifted the curtain on the first Caterpillar electric-drive wheel loader to hit the Australian market.

Fortescue Metals Group will lift the lid this month on how its Pilbara iron ore operations will evolve with advances in technology.

Dozens of volunteers from across the Goldfields will this weekend converge on Kalgoorlie-Boulder for the Chamber of Minerals and Energy’s annual Underground Mine Emergency Response competition.