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New ‘mineral dawn’ for Australian mining

By Roskill Principal Lithium Analyst Allan Pedersen

Australia has benefited from production and exports of key commodities, such as coal and iron ore, in recent decades. This is a success story which continues and is likely to do so for the foreseeable future, but there is a new “mineral dawn” on the horizon for Australia.
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Potential builds for Thor

Thor’s copper and gold legs are set to become a major focus for the Adelaide-based company in 2021 ahead of market upturns delivering fresh momentum to its existing critical minerals projects across tungsten, uranium and vanadium in Australia and the United States. Read more

Gold miners break new records

By Anthony Fensom

Australia’s gold miners have broken production records amid record high prices and a surge in investment and exploration activity. Are the good times here to last for the precious metal? Read more

Reducing the carbon footprint of gold operations

Gold mining is an energy-intensive and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions-intensive industry. With climate change risks identified as financial risks and the Paris Agreement’s adoption in 2015, far greater scrutiny is being placed on companies’ GHG emissions and actions to mitigate them to become more environmentally sustainable. Read more

Newcrest MD and CEO Sandeep Biswas at the Melbourne Mining Club.

Newcrest rides a wave of change

Newcrest Mining managing director and chief executive Sandeep Biswas has named technological disruption, climate change and changing societal expectations as the key challenges the industry must face up to. Read more