As fast as he’s handing the money out to his Minderoo Foundation for charity works and important causes around the globe, Andrew Forrest is dragging more cash back in.

Shares in metals hopeful TNG have leapt as much as 45 per cent on the back of its finalisation of an off-take agreement with Swiss group DKSH.

Clive Palmer has accused the Queensland government of blocking one of his companies from accessing a port and has vowed to pursue it in court, but the port authority says access is still being negotiated.

One stage of Rio Tinto’s $2.2 billion expansion of its Robe River iron ore operation has been approved by the State’s environmental watchdog provided water resources at the nearby Karijini National Park are unaffected.

BHP plans to be all ears today when it meets the mining equipment and technology sector to talk innovation and how best to offset losses of on-mine jobs from automation with a stronger industry of local suppliers.

Ben Wyatt stands to reap more than $2 billion in windfall gains from the sale of State-owned assets and a dispute over allegedly unpaid royalties by mining giant BHP.

Rio Tinto’s celebrated Winu discovery in the East Pilbara could become a world-class copper system with multiple mines operating over many years, Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques said.

Yara’s billion dollar-plus Pilbara explosives plant was shut down after a “terminal cancer of leaks” caused by faulty welding done in China, according to part-owner Orica.

The 2019/20 Western Australian State Budget has reinforced the critical role that the mining sector plays in the State’s improving financial position.  

New Zealand’s Todd Corporation has used its majority stake in Flinders Mines to block a move by minority shareholders to oust three directors and appoint their own nominee to the company’s board.

Alcoa is moving to increase the nameplate capacity of its biggest alumina refinery at Pinjarra by almost 20 per cent, according to an application lodged with the environmental watchdog.