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Author - Richard Szabo

Richard Szabo is an award-winning journalist with more than 13 years' experience in news writing at mainstream and niche media organizations. He has a specialty in mining and business reporting.

Hydrogen peroxide processing diagram

Hair bleach mineral processing works says study

A pale blue liquid commonly used to dye hair can help extract precious metals as effectively as conventional resource extraction methods, according to new research. A Curtin University study has...

Lucas Dow Adani Australia

Mining boss resigns after $21B coal project shrinks

A multi-dimensional resources company will lose a key leader after its $21 billion coal development was downsized partly due to anti-mining activism. Adani Australia has confirmed Lucas Dow is...

Civmec workers

Contract awarded for part of $21B coal project

A Mackay construction company has won the latest tender for part of a $21 billion mining development in Central Queensland’s Galilee Basin. A subsidiary of DRA Global recently secured the Coal...

Whitehaven Coal workers

Coal mine charged with taking water without a licence

An emerging mining company unlawfully extracted water for years at its coal operation in northern New South Wales, authorities said. Whitehaven Coal is accused of taking water without an access...

John Holland

New tender awarded for part of $1.7B metal project

A construction and infrastructure company has won the latest contract for part of a $1.7 billion iron ore development in Western Australia’s Midwest. John Holland recently won the design and...