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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...

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...

Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Collapsed mine will reopen under new management

A precious metal operation has been sold after it was shut down for years following a deadly collapse in Tasmania’s West Tamar area. NQ Minerals has completely acquired BCD Resources’...

Alcoa workers

Contract awarded for multiple metal operations

A mining project delivery company has won the tender for a number of bauxite operations across Victoria and Western Australia. Worley recently secured the services contract for Alcoa of...


New $1.5B coal mine announced for Central Qld

A multinational mining company is proposing a $1.5 billion coal project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Glencore is planning to build the new Valeria Coal Mine, 265km west of Rockhampton...


Another contract awarded for part of $1.7B coal mine

An underground mining company has won a new tender for part of a $1.76 billion coal operation in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Macmahon Holdings recently secured an extension on its contract for...

Roper Bar Iron Ore Mine

$250M+ metal mine approved to reopen

A diversified industrial group has the nod to proceed with reviving a metal operation in the Top End. Britain-owned Nathan River Resources recently received regulatory approval to reopen the Roper...


Preferred tenderer named for $257M mining project

An underground mining company is first in line to win the contract for a $257 million mineral development in Western Australia’s Gascoyne region. Macmahon Holdings was recently named preferred...

BHP iron ore

Mining giant plans to expand metal operations

A multinational resources company will significantly boost its iron ore operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. BHP has confirmed it will expand its iron ore export capacity at Port...

Core Lithium

$73M metal project approved in Northern Australia

An exotic metal producer has received the regulatory green light to proceed with its $73 million mine in the Top End. The Northern Territory Government has given final approval for Core...

Aurelia Metals

Metal operation upgrades processing plant

A resources company has made improvements to its precious metal mine in northern New South Wales. Aurelia Metals recently upgraded the ore processing plant at its Peak Gold Mine in Cobar, 580km west...

Big Island Mining

Precious metal operator fined for dirty water

A mining company has been penalised for releasing muddy water in New South Wales’ Southern Tablelands region. Big Island Mining has copped a $15,000 fine from the State Environment Protection...

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