Joint venture (JV) partners Tianqi Lithium Corporation and IGO have produced first lithium hydroxide at the Kwinana refinery in Western Australia.
Boadicea Resources is planning an airborne geophysical program at the Clarke Reward gold project in Queensland after the company discovered five target zones for mineralisation. Read more
Evolution Mining has cashed out a record profit of $345.3 million for the 2020-21 financial year following historic high copper revenue for the company.
South32 has more than doubled its underlying earnings for the 2020-21 financial year following record performance at its alumina and manganese assets in Australia.
The Prospect Awards will return to in-person proceedings this year, after pandemic restrictions hampered the event in 2020. The Prospects are the most esteemed and prestigious awards in the Australian mining and minerals processing industry.
Since 2004, the Australian Mining Prospect Awards have been the only national awards program to stop, take a look at what the mining industry is doing, and reward those who are excelling and going above and beyond, recognising and rewarding innovation.
Nominations for the awards are free and must be submitted by August 20 to recognise companies and sites from across Australia.
Join us for an evening of celebration as we acknowledge the collective success of the industry.
AusIMM’s New Leaders Conference returns in September 2021 providing young mining professionals with an exclusive opportunity to learn from, and engage with renowned mining leaders.
Delivered in person and online, this outstanding conference provides access to engaging presentations and discussions on topics and issues impacting young professionals based on the thought-provoking theme, ‘Champions of Change’.
Topics explored during the conference include leadership growth and development, diversity and inclusion, social and environmental impacts, safety leadership and mental health, and technology trends.
Join delegates from around the world to hear from leading global experts, participate in robust discussions, see the latest mining innovations, and meet with speakers and peers at networking events.
The New Leaders Conference will take place from September 28-29, 2021.
Following successful Lithium and Battery Metals Conferences in 2018, 2019 and 2020, AusIMM will host another future-focused event over two days to showcase the latest industry efforts to expand lithium’s market presence.
Perth’s Murdoch University will see over 200 industry professionals come together to discuss the potential for lithium and associated metals to advance the global electrification process, and the impact of COVID-19 on global commodities.
Keynote speakers will include Ken Brinsden from Pilbara Minerals, which continues to run the Pilgangoora lithium operation to its peak; Matt Dusci from IGO, which recently joined the Electric Mine Consortium; and chief executive officer at the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia, Nicole Roocke.
The Lithium Battery and Energy Metals Conference 2021 will take place from September 1-2.
IGO is looking to expand its footprint of nickel operations in Western Australia, today confirming it is in preliminary discussions about a potential takeover of Western Areas.
Newcrest Mining has completed a pre-feasibility study for a proposed block cave development at the Cadia gold operation in New South Wales, setting the stage for a feasibility study and early works program to begin.
OZ Minerals has approved a $600 million investment in the Wira shaft mine expansion at the Prominent Hill copper-gold operation in South Australia.