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Mining services firm Perenti has become the latest victim of the skills shortage in WA’s resources sector, warning it expects labour market tightness to continue well into next year.
Arch rivals BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale have launched an initiative aimed at electrifying their fleets of massive haul trucks to cut emissions.
Futures markets point to iron ore price falling sharply as speculative trading in the commodity reaches fever pitch near record levels.
Shares in Helix Resources have more than doubled after the explorer reported further copper mineralisation in NSW.
Chris Salisbury has resurfaced at the uranium explorer almost nine months after sensationally quitting the mining giant in the wake of the Juukan Gorge debacle.
Daniel Newell and Stuart McKinnon
The two parties will work on a pre-feasibility study that could kick-start stalled magnetite project in the Mid-West via the use of shared infrastructure.
Pilbara Minerals is exploring how it can develop a greener, higher-value product from its Pilgangoora lithium project in partnership with processing technology company Calix.
The explorer will use the cash for expanded drilling campaigns at its Pilbara gold-copper projects.
SPINIFEX: Refractory ore poses no obstacle for the Rob Ryan-led gold developer because it will sell its precious metal in concentrate form.
Nickel X has experienced only a steady debut on the ASX despite strong interest in its initial public offering.
The US giant had hoped to accelerate development of its Kemerton plant but the tight construction labour market in WA has cruelled its plans, forcing it to stick with its original schedule.
Record prices for the steel-making commodity appears to show no signs of abating.
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