Monday 28th May, 2018
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$6m in mining equipment project funding

An application process has begun for $6 million in project funding to be awarded to mining equipment, technology and services…
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Explorers urged to bid for NW-Qld tenders

Increasing demand for base metals should drive excitement among explorers in a key 1,100-square-kilometre chunk of land in Queensland’s north-west,…
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Minerals Council calls for structural reforms

The Minerals Council of Australia says the federal budget has again highlighted the importance of the resources sector to the…
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CQCN revenue battle scares off Aurizon investor

One of Aurizon’s initial investors has reportedly sold all its stock in the company, as an allegedly biased decision from…
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New lithium plant proposed for Kwinana

A new WA plant could be producing 44,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide in 2021, after a joint venture announced on…
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Early works ramping up at Thunderbird

Work will resume at a mineral sands project in Western Australia’s far north, following a longer-than-usual wet season. The WA…
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TAFEs welcome Vic funding

Victoria’s decision to provide free TAFE courses for crucial industry jobs has been welcomed by the education sector. Dr Rick…
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Coalition boasts massive infrastructure spend

Treasurer Scott Morrison has vowed to pour $24.5 billion into Australia’s infrastructure, in the Coalition’s final budget before the next…
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Aurizon takes QCA to court over chairman’s alleged bias

Aurizon has formally accused Queensland Competition Authority chairman Roy Green of allegedly failing to remain impartial, telling the Supreme Court…
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