Tag: mining

Mining & Resources

Carnarvon’s historic oil find and what this means for the sector

Carnarvon and partner firm Quadrant have made a historic discovery of high-quality light oil in their Dorado-1 well; causing Carnarvon share prices to surge 57 percent this week. The quality and magnitude of the reserve have led many to describe it as one of the most significant discoveries of the North West Shelf. The 96m…

20 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

Mineral exploration in the NT

In recent months, mineral exploration in the Northern Territory (NT) has more than rebounded from its long-term downturn. For many years the region’s strong pipeline of mining projects were held back by low commodity prices, but with the upturn, many are now progressing strongly through the environmental approvals process. Expenditure figures are also pointing to…

5 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance

Mining & Resources

Is the current coal boom sustainable – and how should industry respond?

It has been a tumultuous few years for the coal mining industry. On the one extreme, record price surges, broadening import markets and increased global demand have boosted investor confidence and been cause for industry-wide celebration. On the other, railway disruptions, severed balance sheets and a blighted talent pool (post bust) have stunted supply chain…

13 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

Australian coal prices reach six year high

Increased demand for electricity in China has prompted thermal coal prices to reach a six year high in recent days - almost double the lowest commodity rate of 2016. Meanwhile, the New South Wales government is forecasting $1.8 billion in mining revenue for the 2018 financial year (more than 90 per cent of which will…

8 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

Mining the Territory 2016: Building foundations for growth

Great achievements and exciting projects are taking place in the Northern Territory within the mining and exploration sector. On 15th September, the 10th Anniversary Mining the Territory Conference successfully closed its curtains. For two days, delegates of the conference gathered at the Darwin Convention Centre, discussed and explored the current and future opportunities in the Northern…

24 Sep 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

Q&A: Dr Andrew Heap, Geoscience Australia

The 10th annual Mining the Territory Conference is delighted to welcome Geoscience Australia’s contribution to the 2016 programme. We were pleased to liaise with Geoscience Australia‘s Dr Andrew Heap to talk about the challenges faced by the resources sector in Australia and the objectives of the Exploring for the Future Programme. Could you tell us about Geoscience Australia…

31 Aug 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

James Fox of PNX Metals on the Hayes Creek Project

In the lead up to the Mining the Territory Conference, we are joined by James Fox, Managing Director & CEO of PNX Metals, to talk about the advancements and challenges of the Hayes Creek Gold-Silver-Zinc Project, and what he looks forward to about the event.  PNX Metals has been successfully advancing its flagship Hayes Creek Gold-Silver-Zinc Project…

3 Aug 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

Nickel: The only way is up – but when?

In preparation of the upcoming forecast at the 13th China Nickel Conference, we asked Angela Durrant, Senior Research Analyst – Metals Costs, Wood Mackenzie, about the outlook for nickel and the key issues she will be discussing at the event later this month in Shanghai. Informa: What are the top 3 factors that Wood Makenzie believe…

11 May 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

Advanced logging tool – a game changer

By: Edward Prochon, CRCMining Electrical Engineer Advanced logging tools with the capacity to measure geological data whilst drilling are being developed for Underground In-Seam (UIS) drilling by CRCMining. The aim of the Advanced Logging Tool project is to develop a suite of Measurement Whilst Drilling (MWD) tools that can facilitate faster and more reliable holes…

2 Sep 2015, by test test

Mining & Resources

Mining in the ‘Top End’ – a look into the factors impacting the industry

In the lead up to 9th Annual Mining the Territory Conference, 3 key speakers spared some time to answer a couple of questions about the factors impacting the Australia's mining industry going into the next few years. Here is what they had to say. What factors do you think will impact Australia’s mining industry heading…

19 Aug 2015, by test test

Infrastructure

Q&A with Dave Malone, Executive Director, Master Builders Australia

In the lead up to the highly anticipated 2nd Annual Building the Territory conference, Dave shares his views on the outlook for the building and construction industry in the NT, an insight into Master Builders’ pipeline over the next few years, and more importantly the reasons why the Territory is an enormous place of opportunity.…

15 Jul 2015, by test test

Mining & Resources

The impacts of OTR tyre management on mining operation’s safety & efficiencies

In the lead up to the OTR Tyre Safety & Maintenance Seminar to be held next month we had the opportunity to ask key speaking contributors Paul Knotts and Heather Bone what they thought were the impacts OTR tyre management had on mining operation's safety and efficiencies (as well as what they were looking forward…

26 May 2015, by test test