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$1.4B NQ metal project reaches final stage of approval

A gold and base metals mining company has progressed to the final stage of approval for its $1.4 billion exotic metals project in North Queensland. Australian Mines has secured prescribed project...

Contracts awarded for over $382M in metal projects

Part of a diversified mining services company has secured work on more than $382 million of metal projects in Western Australia. A subsidiary of Ausdrill recently won mining services contracts for...

Bright future forecast for lithium industry

Electrifying growth in lithium-ion sales is expected to lift demand for raw minerals used to make batteries, according to a mining and chemical consultancy. Roskill Information Services predicts...

Clive Palmer to sue administrators

Clive Palmer has announced that he is seeking $1.2 billion in damages from John Park, his colleagues and FTI Consulting in relation to their administration of Queensland Nickel earlier this year. Mr...

550 Queensland Nickel workers sacked

The remaining 550 workers at Clive Palmer’s Townsville nickel refinery will be sacked at close of business tomorrow. Administrator FTI Consulting said in a statement that it had no choice but...

Explosion at Townsville nickel refinery

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland are investigating an explosion at Clive Palmer’s nickel refinery on Tuesday. One of the Townsville refinery’s roasters, used to melt nickel, has been isolated...

Clive Palmer delivers apology to sacked refinery workers

Clive Palmer has delivered an apology to workers made redundant from his north Queensland nickel refinery last week. In the letter, Mr Palmer expressed his sadness at 237 workers being made redundant...