Harnessing new technologies in the mining, oil and gas industries will add $74 billion to the Australian economy by 2030 and create more than 80,000 new local jobs, according to a new report released today.

Curtin University’s work in commercialising an innovative minerals exploration technique that uses sound waves to create a detailed 3D image of underground ore deposits was recognised at the Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) annual conference in Sydney last week.

Northern Star Resources will spend $43 million expanding the capacity of its Pogo gold mine in Alaska by 30 per cent.

The 2019 Women in Resources National Awards winners have been announced at a gala dinner hosted by the NSW Minerals Council at NSW Parliament and sponsored by Rio Tinto.

Employment opportunities for Australia’s geoscientists continued to show a very slow-improving trend, despite disappoining results for the second quarter (April to June).  

CIMIC has clinched a $1.3 billion, six-year contract extension to provide mining services to Queensland's Curragh coalmine.

Stakeholders hope to have WA’s first Aboriginal Mining Academy ready and accepting its first students within 12 months.

Orminex has achieved steady-state production at its Comet Vale gold mine between Menzies and Kalgoorlie-Boulder as partner Mineral Ventures enters into an agreement to buy the Burbanks processing facility near Coolgardie.

The Western Australian State Government needs to take a clear stance on regional fly-in, fly-out policy, according to the WA Nationals, who have welcomed a commitment from the WA Premier to look into Queensland’s legislation.

Thousands of new jobs could be created in the Kimberley by attracting new defence, aquaculture, resources and energy projects, according to an economic report released last week.

Construction company Fergus Builders has won a contract to build the Resources Centre of Excellence in Mackay and Assistant Minister for State Development and Member for Mackay Julieanne Gilbert said the award would create up to 22 direct and indirect jobs onsite and through the supply chain.