Altura Mining is continuing its endeavour to reach a nameplate capacity of 220,000 tonnes per annum as part of the Stage 1 target at its lithium project at Pilgangoora in Western Australia.

Ausdrill today announced Chief Financial Officer Theresa Mlikota will resign and is set to leave the company within the coming months.

Newmont Mining will buy Canada’s Goldcorp for US$10 ($13.9) billion creating the world’s biggest gold miner.


Rio Tinto is unable to supply some of its iron ore customers after a fire last Thursday damaged parts of its Cape Lambert export facility.


Long-awaited plans to develop new port facilities at Port Hedland have moved a step closer with two companies short-listed to work up more detailed proposals.

Companies are scrambling to find the workers they desperately need. 

Minority retail shareholders of Flinders Mines have vowed to continue their fight to stop the company from being delisted from the ASX regardless of whether the Takeovers Panel rules in their favour.

Civil claims including fraudulent conduct and dishonest design allegations against billionaire heiress Gina Rinehart are set to be aired in a multi-family Supreme Court battle.

The company behind a unique clay mine and waste facility near Coolgardie that will support about 80 long-term jobs is committing to a construction start next month after receiving a key approval from the Federal Government.

The Takeovers Panel has emerged as a potential saviour for thousands of angry minority shareholders of Flinders Mines, who are vigorously opposing plans by the Pilbara iron ore hopeful to delist from the ASX.

BHP has refused to confirm reports that it is facing a claim for unfair dismissal after sacking the train driver at the centre of November’s runaway train derailment near Port Hedland.