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Winners of the 2024 Women in Industry Awards revealed

It was a big night in Sydney as the industry gathered to celebrate the winners of the 2024 Women in Industry Awards.
Copper, Exploration/Development, News

Western Yilgarn hungry for lithium ground

Western Yilgarn has expanded the size of its Ida Holmes Junction project in WA through a new agreement.
Olympic Dam
Copper, Events, News, Production

How BHP looks to prolong an iconic Australian copper mine

BHP’s planned expansion of Olympic Dam could be one of the most significant investments in Australian copper infrastructure in decades.
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Commodities, Copper, Exploration/Development, News

Is this Australia’s next copper province?

The Curnamona province in South Australia bears similarities to the copper-rich Mount Isa Inlier and Gawlor Craton, but it hasn’t delivered the same scale of copper production. One company is looking to change this.
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Battery minerals, Commodities, Finance, News

Rare earths prices bounce back

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence observed some rare earths prices reverse their downward price trajectory in recent weeks. What does this mean for the rare earths market and what is the immediate outlook for the commodity group?

Features

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How gold protects investors from ‘higher-for-longer’ inflation

Gold has performed well so far in 2024. In fact, the year-to-date return of 16 per cent makes gold, in …
Jupiter Mines

Jupiter shoots for the stars

Jupiter Mines is already the largest manganese miner on the ASX, and the company is now kickstarting an exciting new venture.
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Hydrogen or battery: Achieving a decarbonised mine

Miners should be open-minded about the potential of hydrogen-powered vehicles, despite the mining industry’s current focus on battery technology.
Australian copper

The next string of Australian copper miners

There’s no doubting the strong copper demand profile in the years to come, with the base metal set to play an increasingly important role in the renewable energy transition. Here’s six emerging Australian companies looking to enter the copper fray.

Commodities

Explorer ‘surprised by scale’ of gold discovery

White Cliff Minerals has tapped into a larger than expected mineral system during a drilling campaign.

Orient silver-indium deposit growing at scale

Iltani Resources has grown the strike extent of its Orient silver-indium deposit in north Queensland by a further 550m.

Lithium

Greenbushes lithium

IGO gears up for Greenbushes expansion

Talison Lithium is set to gain access to an additional $US550 million ($830.6 million) to support the continued expansion of the Greenbushes lithium operation in WA.
Global Lithium

Is this WA’s most important near-term lithium mine?

Global Lithium Resources (GLR) believes its Manna project could become one of the most important near-term lithium development projects in …
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Premier1 Lithium completes executive team

Keep up with the latest executive movements across the mining sector, featuring Premier1 Lithium and Hillgrove Resources. **** Premier1 Lithium …

Copper

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Fortescue outlines plan of attack at new copper project

Fortescue Metals Group has bought into an explorer’s copper and gold portfolio in Western Australia.
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Falcon Metals eyes new prey at Mt Jackson

Falcon Metals has identified multiple new nickel-copper targets at its Mt Jackson project in Western Australia.
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True North Copper fortifies executive team

True North Copper (TNC) has appointed two experienced executives to its board to support the restart of its Cloncurry copper …
Anglo American

Anglo’s scale was too much for BHP

Anglo American is one of the world’s 15 biggest mining companies by market capitalisation, currently trading above $33 billion. BHP intended to buy no small-fry.

Battery Minerals

Resouro ASX

Rare earths play enters the ASX fray

The ASX has welcomed its latest rare earths hopeful, with Resouro Strategic Metals listing today following an $8 million IPO.
Jupiter manganese

Lincoln cashed up to advance PFS

Lincoln Minerals has boosted its coffers as it prepares a PFS and downstream battery anode material scoping study.
Victoria rare earths

An unheralded rare earths jurisdiction

Victoria is emerging as a bonafide critical minerals jurisdiction, with several projects set to produce rare earths and mineral sands.

Company Profiles

gold

Linden Gold: an ASX junior with a big appetite

Linden Gold Alliance is fixing to establish a significant landholding in the South Laverton goldfields in WA. The miner has …
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Australian kaolin on the global stage

When it comes to the kaolin industry, Australia’s distance from the traditional markets in America, China and Europe put it …