Sandfire secures major acquisition to become leading copper miner

Sandfire Resources is set to transform into a leading global copper producer after signing a deal to acquire the Minas …
gold

Finlayson to spearhead Genesis Minerals

Former Saracen and Northern Star boss Raleigh Finlayson is set to become managing director of Genesis Minerals following his contribution …
lithium mining

Red 5 offloads Siana asset for $US19 million

Red 5 has sold the Siana gold project in the Philippines to TVI Resource Development for $US19 million ($26.2 million) …

Guiding coal companies to meet a dual challenge

As the build-up continues to the pandemic-delayed UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), all eyes – and hopefully all agendas – …

OZ Minerals eyes West Musgrave investment decision

OZ Minerals expects to make a final investment decision for the West Musgrave copper-nickel project in Western Australia during the …
Andrew forrest

IGO advances takeover talks with Western Areas

IGO has confirmed it has started due diligence for a potential takeover of Western Areas which would significantly grow the …
gold mining

Bellevue Gold to grow mine life after drilling success

Bellevue Gold has hit high-grade gold intersections outside of its namesake project in Western Australia, setting the stage for an …
coal mining

Decade-high thermal coal prices drive New Hope

New Hope Group chief executive officer Reinhold Schmidt has credited rising Newcastle 6000 Index coal prices for pushing the company …
nickel

Nickel Mines downplays Indonesian export tax rumours

Nickel Mines has brushed aside reports that the Indonesian Government will impose an export tax on nickel products, stating that …
iron ore

Iron ore slips below $US100/tonne

The price of iron ore futures has dropped below US$100 ($137.60) a tonne on the Singapore Exchange as shipments from …

Rising sands

By Anthony Fensom Australia’s mineral sands miners are eyeing better times, with supply issues and a post-COVID recovery lifting prices. 

Philippines decision sets up Celsius projects

Celsius Resources is a major beneficiary of the decision by the Philippines to lift a nine-year ban on new mining …