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Union turf war shows signs of flaring again. Olivia Kumwenda and Wendell Roelf report

Australia’s equities decision makers need to go back to school and learn the risk truths about some leading African mining states, according to Impact Minerals boss Dr Mike Jones.

LME stocks of aluminium are at
near record level as market swamped with surplus and producers destock at year-end. Melanie Burton and Eric Onstad report

Increased FIFO operations and more remote exploration/development puts the spotlight on an innovative aviation risk standard to protect workers. Mark Mentiplay reports.

New database being made available to industry promises to make Australian mineral and resource exploration a significantly less risky activity. John Feary reports

China may play a larger role in the progress of Greenland than Europeans and North Americans find comfortable. Alistair Scrutton reports

Widespread poor safety culture central to the 29-death Pike River coal tragedy, according to prominent resources journalist Ross Louthean, who covered the story from explosion to royal commission.

Despite the world economic gloom, Wally Graham is finding reasons to be confident at the Mining 2012 convention in Brisbane

New, automated mining equipment cuts costs and boosts safety as miners dig deeper in more remote areas. Julie Gordon reports

On his way home from the Cambodian gold project, Renaissance Minerals managing director Justin Tremain stopped by the Resources Roadhouse to update Wally Graham on the company’s recent activities


Mining Billboard

Insights and analysis from leading industry commentators