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Miners Life

Jul 01, 2021
Anglo’s annual Australian payout more than $4000 million

Anglo’s annual Australian payout more than $4000 million

Anglo American has put a figure of its total tax and economic contribution in Australia at more than S4,084 million. It’s contained in a recently released report detailing the company’s tax contribution around the world. In Australia, more than $2,344.4 million was spent on ‘total procurement’ and $693.5 million paid in total taxes including $96.5… ...

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Jun 30, 2021
Aeon Metals ups the ante in Walford Creek production

Aeon Metals ups the ante in Walford Creek production

Aeon Metals is forecasting both a longer mine life and greater production at Walford Creek in northwest Queensland following the validation of a new processing method. The company has reported to the ASX that the revised flowsheet delivers production of premium end metal products that include LME copper cathode and zinc ingots (100% payability), battery… ...

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Jun 30, 2021
Sunshine Gold starts its RC drilling program at Ravenswood West

Sunshine Gold starts its RC drilling program at Ravenswood West

Sunshine Gold has started its first RC drilling program at the Dreghorn and Keans prospects, part of the Ravenswood West project in north Queensland.  It includes 2,500m at the 9km long Dreghorn prospect focused on the interpreted faults hosting the historic Albion, Queenslander and Sundown workings (Figure 2).  The drilling follows up on a recent… ...

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Jun 30, 2021
Widespread Covid-19 restrictions in force

Widespread Covid-19 restrictions in force

The majority of the Queensland population is in lockdown this morning as a response to the latest Covid-19 scare. A three day lockdown for the south east corner and Townsville including Magnet and Palm Islands has started and will be reviewed again on Friday. There have been four new cases reported taking total number of… ...

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Jun 29, 2021
Red River Resources further proves up its Coronation prospect

Red River Resources further proves up its Coronation prospect

Red River Resources is making further inroads into exploiting reserves on its leases south of Charters Towers. The latest announcement has the company identifying four high priority targets from a survey undertaken at Coronation, about 50 kms due east of the company’s signature Thalanga operation or around 4km northwest of the Highway Reward mine. The… ...

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Jun 29, 2021
New critical minerals portal goes live 

New critical minerals portal goes live 

The Critical Minerals Mapping Initiative online portal is live. The portal has been developed in partnership with the United States and Canada. The Critical Minerals Mapping Initiative online portal contains the world’s largest dataset of critical minerals in and around ore deposits – more than 7000 mineral samples from over 60 countries. It shows the… ...

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Jun 29, 2021
Austin Engineering downsizes in Mackay

Austin Engineering downsizes in Mackay

Austin Engineering is downsizing in Mackay in a move that involves job losses. The company has also flagged further redundancies in the near future. The company has announced it is consolidating its two operations. The Mackay businesses primarily deliver onsite and offsite repair, maintenance, and machining/line boring services, as well as local sales support for… ...

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Jun 29, 2021
Castillo copper play delivering the goods

Castillo copper play delivering the goods

Castillo has reported a return on its drilling campaign initiated on the back of an $11m fund raising. The drilling includes a program of 26 drill-holes for 2828m at the Big One deposit, to be followed by work at the Arya and Sansa prospects. The company is reporting that mineralisation was intersected in the first… ...

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Jun 29, 2021
Northern regional centre forced into Covid lockdown

Northern regional centre forced into Covid lockdown

COVID restrictions have been extended across a greater area of the state. A FiFo worker from Ipswich is among two positive cases identified today. It was the second among a group of 170 Brisbane-based miners who had been working on site in the Northern Territory. They were exposed by another miner who flew in from… ...

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