Environmental protesters have taken to Belgrade's streets again demanding the cancellation of Rio Tinto's plans for lithium mining in western Serbia.
Prolonged border closures and an IPO and M&A frenzy has propelled a fresh wave of young and local talent to the top of ASX-listed mining and metals companies.
Danielle Le Messurier
As the February 5 deadline for the State to reopen to the rest of the country, companies and leaders are getting ready for a rise in cases but say they are prepared.
Adrian Lowe and Stuart McKinnon
A judge has condemned veteran promoter Dean Scook’s shadowy dealings at a high-tech, low-grade gold ore processing venture being primed for a float.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart wants to expand her iron ore empire with two new mines on the family’s Mulga Downs pastoral station in the Pilbara.
Australia’s best known prospector is the biggest shareholder in IGO, which has added nearly 50 per cent in value over the past three months.
Prices for nickel are at their highest since late-2011, boosted by Tesla’s latest deal, a proposed Indonesian export tax and fears of more pandemic disruptions.
Industrial metal markets are marching higher again, as production outages revive worries about global supplies of some of the key building blocks of the economy and the green-energy transition.
Perth miner NRW Holdings has signed a deal with industry analysts MaxMine to install its technology at NRW’s $300 million Dalgaranga site, north-west of Mount Magnet.
Junior iron ore miner GWR has restarted mining at its C4 deposit near Wiluna in the northern Goldfields.
The global investment bank says the valuations of FMG’s clean energy arm don’t justify the miner’s big share trading premium.
BHP has announced its South Flank mine will transition to an autonomous haulage fleet, which will see 60 new roles created in mining, maintenance, control and technology.
The electronics giant will take nearly one-third of the initial production from the $473m Kathleen Valley project.
Greenstone Resources is celebrating its maiden gold pour at its Burbanks project.
Conservationists have welcomed Toro Energy’s failure to substantially start work at its controversial Wiluna uranium mine before the State Government’s deadline.
Gina Rinehart’s status as Australia’s richest person will come under intense challenge over the next two years as her two eldest children fight for bigger cuts of a $30 billion-plus family fortune.
Minnovare, which was set up just nine years ago, specialises in improving underground drilling.
Vale, the world’s second-largest iron ore producer, halted some mine production because of heavy rainfall in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
Rio Tinto, the world’s biggest producer of iron ore, will deploy zero-emissions trains at its Pilbara mines from 2023 under a deal with American manufacturer Wabtec.
Magnetite is enjoying a resurgence in the WA iron ore industry as a change in economic, energy and environmental tides boost its credentials.
BHP has invested $US50 million in a nickel company working in Tanzania to develop battery-grade metals.
The man accused of raping a BHP co-worker after an on-site drinking session faced court in Perth on Monday, and his alleged victim was there to see proceedings.
Shares in battery technology play Novonix have surged after the Australian company announced it intends to list on the US-based Nasdaq stock exchange.
The mint has been looking for a new chief since Richard Hayes announced his retirement in October.
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