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Rio ups Asian borate tech presence

02 April 2013

Mining giant Rio tinto has announced the official launch of its Asia Technology Centre (ATC) in a bid to ‘serve the growing market for borates in Asia’.

Chevron secures Wheatstone supply deal

02 April 2013

Chevron has announced it has signed a major long-term Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Chubu Electric Power Company for the provision of 1 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

METS sector booming finds report

02 April 2013

Australia’s ongoing resources boom has seen an explosion in the growth of the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector, according to a new report released by the Minerals Council of Australia.

IMF urges energy subsidy reform

02 April 2013

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released a new paper urging world governments to reform their subsidy programs affecting products ranging from coal to gasoline.

Great Artesian Basin reports released

28 March 2013

Two new research reports into the Great Artesian Basin are set to build on our understanding of one of the country’s most important water resources.

Study details resources training efforts

26 March 2013

A new study commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia shows that the resources sector spent over $1.1 billion on training in the 2011-12 financial year.

Bowen pipeline gets the nod

26 March 2013

Queensland’s Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has announced it has given environmental approval to the proposed billion dollar Bowen coal seam gas pipeline.

New Council to drive SA mining

26 March 2013

The South Australian Government has announced the formation of a new advisory council to oversee the development of the Mining Industry Participation Office (MIPO) initiative.

Boomtime in Tasmania's resources job market

26 March 2013

The Tasmanian Government has released data which it says shows ‘dramatic jobs growth’ in the State’s mining industry, confirming the long-term prospects of the industry.

Territory ilmenite mine gets final approval

26 March 2013

The Northern Territory Government has granted final approval for Australian Ilmenite Resources’ Roper Area ilmenite project



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