Newmont Mining has managed to fend off a hostile bid by Barrick Gold by agreeing to a joint venture around the two companies’ projects in Nevada. 

Chinese steelmaker Ansteel is to take full ownership of the loss-making Karara magnetite project in the Mid West by buying out its Australian partner Gindalbie Metals for about $8.9 million.

Newcrest will pay Toronto-listed Imperial Metals Corp $US806.5 million ($1.145 billion) for a majority stake in a Canadian copper and gold mine.

Fosterville Gold Mine, just east of Bendigo is set to expand with support from the Victorian Labor Government – creating 60 jobs during construction of a new cement plant and 30 new, ongoing, full time jobs.

No worker will be left behind as Collie transitions from coal-mining, says Federal Labor’s most senior member.

Environmental Protection Authority chairman Tom Hatton has defended the watchdog’s recommendation that big polluters pay for their carbon emissions, despite Premier Mark McGowan rejecting the plan.

Activist investors targeting Australia’s coal industry have put Western Australia's lucrative iron ore industry on notice, demanding the State’s big miners take responsibility for the emissions generated when their product is turned into steel.

BHP announced a $8.5m equity investment in Carbon Engineering Ltd (CE), a Canadian-based company leading the development of Direct Air Capture. 

All new large projects in WA face having to pay to offset their carbon emissions after WA’s environmental watchdog today responded to what it sees as a failure of the Federal Government to ensure Australia meets its international climate change obligations.

Newly appointed Capricorn Metals boss Warren Hallam has left the aspiring gold miner less than a month after joining, following a shareholder vote yesterday that replaced all but one of the company’s board members.

Panoramic Resources has been forced to tap shareholders for an extra $19 million after running into a host of problems with the restart of its Savannah nickel mine in the East Kimberley.