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Big Blades Turn at Coopers Gap Wind Farm

Hundreds of workers at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm site were excited to see the fruits of their labour take shape, with the completion of the first wind turbine tower in mid-November.

Iron ore

The History of Mining in Australia

Silver and copper ores were discovered in Australia in the 1840s, just when the early colonies were about to go bankrupt.

Top 10 Worst Global Mine Disasters

Top 10 worst mine disasters in the world   Thousands of lives have been lost in the mining industry over the centuries, and while every disaster is a tragedy, some are far worse than others.  ...

Australia on track to reach 78% renewables grid by 2030

A new report states that Australia is on track to reach 78% renewables grid by 2030, up from the previous speculation of 50%, IF we maintain the same level of rooftop solar installations and wind and...

Boom? What Boom? Can we call it that yet?

Rio Tinto has confirmed it will spend $3.5 billion developing the Koodaideri iron ore mine near Newman, in what is set to become the most technologically advanced iron ore mine in the world.