GOLD 1287.51 $/ozChange: 0.01
PLATINUM 1424.50 $/ozChange: -1.50
R/$ exchange 10.67Change: -0.04
R/€ exchange 14.01Change: 0.00
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search

'Manage expectations,' Woodside's Coleman tells African countries

Oil and gas major Woodside on Friday called on emerging African resource nations to carefully consider implementing any policy changes that could scare away foreign investment. Speaking at the second day of the East Africa Oil and Gas conference,...
29th August 2014

Atrum completes consolidation in Canada

Coal developer Atrum Coal has completed the final round of consolidation of coal licences in the Groundhog coal field, in British Columbia. The company on Friday reported the acquisition of an additional 12 granted coal licences and one coal...
29th August 2014

Phosphate Australia divests WA gold asset

Junior Phosphate Australia has sold its Tuckanarra gold project, in Western Australia, to Canadian miner Monument Mining for A$3.9-milllion. The transaction would include a A$2-million cash payment and 10-million shares in Monument Mining, valued...
29th August 2014

NSW turnaround brings profit for Straits

ASX-listed copper miner Straits Resources’ turnaround strategy at its Tritton operations, in New South Wales, has paid off, with the miner reporting a net profit during the year ended June. Straits this week noted that a net profit of...
29th August 2014

Qld Minister pushes for deep oil and gas developments

The Queensland government has released a framework that outlines the opportunities to develop the state’s next generation of deep oil and gas projects. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Andrew Cripps said the development of deep oil and...
29th August 2014

Opportunities beckon in Africa but Oz firms face stiff competition

Australian resources firms that were hoping to exploit African minerals would have to address challenges associated with building sustainable opportunities if they were to deepen market penetration on the continent, and to strengthen their...
29th August 2014

Linc turns Carmichael royalty into cash to focus on core assets

Singapore listed Linc Energy has agreed to sell its royalty in the Carmichael coal mine to Indian developer Adani, for A$155-million, as part of a strategy to reduce debt and strengthen its balance sheet. Linc sold the Queensland-based Carmichael...
29th August 2014

Sandfire rewards shareholders with maiden dividend

Copper/gold miner Sandfire Resources has awarded shareholders a maiden dividend following a strong financial year. During the full year ended June, Sandfire’s copper production from its DeGrussa mine, in Western Australia, increased to 64 719 t,...
29th August 2014
Corporate Profile


Environmental management company I-CAT offers specialised services and products in dust suppression, wastewater treatment and management, carbon footprint management, agricultural and forestry products, environmental management and compliance and...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Rare Group gains major supply contract in Nigeria

Fluid conveyance supplier the Rare Group has completed a contract to manufacture and supply the components for a 21 km pipeline at SAB Miller’s brewery in Ilesa, Nigeria.
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

SA and Australia firms team up to serve African gold mining

Working together from across the Indian Ocean for more than 25 years, Custom Furnaces of Randvaal, South Africa, and Como Engineers of Perth, Western Australia, have been combining their respective engineering expertise in the areas of heat...
29th August 2014
Mining Personality

Stephen Miller

Main Activity of the Company: Development of the Waterberg Coal project in South Africa’s Limpopo province Date and Place of Birth: March 20, 1960, in Merredin, Western Australia Education: Marist Brothers, Perth, matric 1977; Edith Cowan...
29th August 2014
Topic Multimedia
View all
Implats defers production target, reviews... Video
Absolute change needed to mine remaining 1.1bn... Video
Resources Watch Video
BHP Billiton spins out Newco Video
Transnet, Eskom coal boost for black-controlled... Video
Gold Fields piloting two new mining methods at... Video
Resources Watch Video
More than 90% of SA seismic events are mining... Video
SA still best mining address Video
View all
Underground coal gasification has key... Audio
WDC hopes to resolve Zim diamonds... Audio
Anooraq focusing on doubling output... Audio
Tanzania's Jengo wants mine listings... Audio
Wits Gold plans to move De Bron into... Audio
London Mining expects iron-ore prices... Audio
Tungsten-miner Malaga mulls 2nd mill,... Audio
Kebble R1bn unlocked as... Audio
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio