Australian mining Tag

Australian copper firm Sandfire Resources has acquired fellow ASX-listed miner MOD Resources at the second time of asking, after submitting an improved AUS$167 million deal for the Botswana-focused explorer. Sandfire’s initial $94.5 million bid was rejected in January by MOD, who said the offer significantly undervalued...

Indian conglomerate Adani is set to start construction on the controversial Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, after Australia’s government provided final federal approval for the large-scale project. Plans for the mine – located in Queensland’s Galilee Basin – were first laid out almost a decade ago,...

A mood of positivity has returned to the mining industry in Australia, which has been signified by the fact that there were 70% more advertised vacancies in May alone, compared to 2016. The job vacancy statistics collated by online jobs site Seek have provided a boost...