A big issue: fighting sexual discrimination in mining

A big issue: fighting sexual discrimination in mining

After years of concern about its lack of diversity a WA parliamentary inquiry into sexual harassment in the FIFO mining industry has issued a damning report. Over the last several years reports on the Australian mining industry such as Deloitte’s ‘Tracking the Trends’...
The big new boom in Australia’s mining sector

The big new boom in Australia’s mining sector

What post-pandemic crisis? The future is bright for Australia’s mining sector. The outlook for mining in Australia has never looked brighter. That’s the gospel according to every analyst in the sector, which is experiencing conditions similar to the boom of 2010, and...
Bright sparks: the future of mining in 2023

Bright sparks: the future of mining in 2023

It’s no secret that industries across Australia have been impacted by Covid-related challenges. However, in this new post-pandemic market, Australia’s mining industry remains as important as ever.   Now the largest exporter of iron ore in the world, and second...
The future of mining in Australia

The future of mining in Australia

Tune into the debate on renewable energy, and you could be forgiven for believing there’s no future for mining in Australia. But the industry has grown 4 per cent annually over the past five years, and will continue to grow in new, interesting, unforeseen ways. White...
Fighting mine water usage

Fighting mine water usage

Mines use a lot of water, and on a dry continent that can lead to conflict with local communities and other stakeholders. As miners chase lower-grade ores, they have a greater impact upon the water table and use more water for processing. This is increasing the...