Archive

The recent global mining environment with severely depressed prices and little investment in new projects has forced mining services contractors to permanently adapt the services they provide. The market is more competitive than ever with competitors offering lower and lower prices and clients demanding the...

The bullish Robin Phinney is marching Karnalyte Resources (TSX:KRN) towards developing an innovative solution mining potash project in Saskatchewan. Having built a platform on which to develop the project Phinney and the experienced management team are on the verge of unlocking a substantial high grade...

  Having a market capitalisation of US$1.65 billion, a coal portfolio comprising a number of significant resources, several long term contracts with a national utility and having just registered record profits in a global commodity price slump is a unique position to be in for a...

What does it take for a company to pay continuous dividends over a period of 113 years? How do you stay relevant when you first listed in 1903? Not only has Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited (WHSP) (ASX:SOL) fulfilled both of those requirements,...

The past two years have been tough times for the mining industry. Australia has seen an overall shift away from being a mining-reliant economy as commodity prices tumbled and juniors struggled to continue with projects. As precious metal prices begin to stabilise and increase, particularly...

Western Australia (WA)plays host to some of the world’s major gold fields. Gold regions such as Kalgoorlie, Leinster and Laverton contributed to the state producing 6% of world gold production in 2015-2016. Gold ranks third in the list of resources exported by the state, after...

Bass Metals was originally established on a gold and base metals asset in Tasmania, however last year it made the strategic decision to purchase an operating graphite mine with established cash flows in Madagascar. After securing an initial 6.25% interest, Bass paid AUS$1.5 million and...

Goodline is the locally-owned company that supports Australia’s mining industry through providing some of the country’s highest quality construction and maintenance services. Established by John Kennedy in 1999, Goodline has grown to become an integral part of the country’s biggest and most-productive mines. Operating out...

Explaurum Limited (ASX:EXU) is an Australian based gold explorer with its key asset, the Tampia gold project, located 300km east of Perth in a farming region of Western Australia. It is a project which has undergone sporadic development and work programmes since it was discovered...

Mining services providers have been forced to strip back to the bare requirements in recent years as the global mining downturn has driven down costs across the industry. Indodrill and its competitors have had to implement efficiencies, cut down the workforce and maintain the level...