The global gold industry has put itself at the forefront of the decarbonisation push by laying out “cost-effective” potential pathways to eliminating carbon emissions from its mines.

The prospect of a fixed-price airline flying between Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Perth is looking bleak, with City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder chief executive John Walker saying he is not hopeful there is anything “blockbusting” on the horizon.

Red 5 is poised to join the ranks of Australia’s mid-tier gold producers, according to Red 5 boss Mark Williams.

Almost 50 scientists and experts have signed an open letter to the NSW government urging it not to ban planning authorities from considering overseas greenhouse gas emissions when examining local mining projects.

The number of people employed in WA’s resources sector may be edging back to boom-time levels, but advances in technology mean the mining, oil and gas jobs of the future won’t necessarily come with high-vis.

Mincor Resources Boss David Southam has described the explorer’s nickel sulphide discovery at Kambalda as “one of the most exciting new base metal discoveries in recent years”.

Lithium miner Galaxy Resources will scale back operations at its Mt Cattlin mine as the sector faces pressure from weak pricing and lower-than-expected demand from China.

Fortescue Metals Group has posted a 5 per cent rise in first-quarter iron ore shipments, buoyed by sustained demand for the steel-making ingredient from China.

RCR Mining Technology has won more contract work with Fortescue Metals Group, landing a design and construct equipment package at the miner’s Cloudbreak project.

Bounty Mining’s CM13 continuous miner has been successfully extracted following a minor roof fall that interrupted production at Cook Colliery in Queensland last week. 

Rio Tinto is conducting a strategic review of its interest in New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter at Tiwai Point.