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Saracen Minerals

Contract awarded for multiple metal mines

A construction engineering company has won the tender for multiple precious metal operations in Western Australia’s Goldfields-Esperance region. SRG Global recently won the drill and blast...

Kirkland Lake Gold

Metal operation will be suspended within weeks

A multinational resources company will stop mining activity at multiple precious metal operations in the Northern Territory, causing hundreds of job losses. Kirkland Lake Gold has decided to suspend...

APLNG

Unprecedented gas project approved in southern Qld

One of the nation’s first fuel exploration developments for domestic use has received some regulatory approval in Queensland’s Western Downs region. The Queensland Department of Natural...

Glencore Mount Owen Complex

Major coal mine expansion approved

Authorities have given the nod for a mineral producer to proceed with a coal project in New South Wales’ Hunter region. The NSW Independent Planning Commission (NSW IPC) recently approved...

Primary Gold

Metal operation secures initial approval to reopen

An exploration company has been given the tentative green light to revive a shelved precious metal mine in Northern Australia. The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has...

Equinor

$200M offshore petrochemical project cancelled

A $200 million offshore oil development has reached a dead end even though it already had regulatory approval. Norway-headquartered Equinor blamed a lack of profitability for forcing it to pull out...

Alpha HPA

$198M metal project announced for Central Qld

A mining company has selected a Central Queensland city for its $198 million metal development. Alpha HPA has confirmed its High Purity Alumina First Project will be based in Gladstone. A new...

NRW

Contract awarded for part of US$2.6B metal project

A civil and mining contractor has won a tender for part of a metal development worth US$2.6 billion (A$3.9 billion). NRW Holdings recently secured the bulk earthworks contract for Fortescue Metal...