The Victorian Government and resources industry have struck a new partnership poised to ensure great prospects for many across the sector. 

The company behind a proposed lithium refinery in Kalgoorlie has delayed a study into the project, citing higher-than-expected capital costs and weak market conditions.

Mincor Resources has taken a major step towards restarting its Kambalda nickel operations after the company re-engaged with its former long-term offtake partner BHP’s Nickel West to sign a term sheet covering a five-year supply deal.

Kalium Lakes has firmed further as Australia’s first sulphate of potash producer after pencilling in $102 million in debt funding for its Beyondie project 160km south-east of Newman.

Thiess has secured a $1.7 billion contract at Debswana Diamond Company’s Jwaneng Mine Cut 9 project in Botswana.

Two autonomous trucks collided at a BHP iron ore mine in the Pilbara at the weekend in an accident blamed on wet weather.

BCI Minerals has signed up GR Engineering to prepare its Mardie salt and potash project for an investment decision early next year.

Pilbara Minerals has made a step towards investing in the downstream processing of its lithium in South Korea.

Charles Lew says he would never have taken on the role of executive chairman at Gascoyne-focused Hastings Technology Metals had he known how difficult it would be.

Rising production and higher lithium prices have reinforced the profit potential of the Greenbushes mine in WA’s South West as it waits to reap the full benefits of a dramatic expansion.

Rema Tip Top Material Processing (Rema) and Chichester Metals Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Limited (FMG) have been fined $112,000 and $64,000 respectively in Perth Magistrates Court following an incident that broke a worker’s jaw at the Cloudbreak iron ore mine in the Pilbara.