Mining

Australia set to overtake China as world's largest gold producer

According to the Resources Monitor's latest report, the gold industry is fairing surprisingly well throughout the ...

The World’s 5 Largest Open-Pit Mines

Open-pit mining is the most common method of mineral mining throughout the world. As the name suggests, mineral deposits are ...

Mount Isa’s George Fisher Mine Profile

Located near Mount Isa in Queensland, the George Fisher mine is one of the largest silver, zinc and lead mines in the world. ...

McArthur River Mine, Northern Territory

Where is the McArthur River Mine? The McArthur River Mine (MRM) is a located nearly 1,000 kilometres south-east of Darwin, ...

The World's Biggest Coal Mines

In 2019, coal and the solid fuels made from coal were the number two ranked most valuable Australian export (behind only ...

Boddington Gold Mine Profile - Western Australia

How far is Boddington from Perth? Boddington is a gold and copper mine situated 120 kilometres south-east of Perth, near the ...

Beaconsfield Gold Mine, Tasmania

Steeped in history, the original gold reef was discovered in 1847, with mining commencing in 1877. Operations ran through to ...

Top 10 World’s Biggest Mining Excavators

Excavators are versatile, heavy machines deployed to move large objects, such as soil and other earth materials. Used ...

The World's Ten Biggest Lithium Mines

Lithium is a silvery-white alkali metal which is mined for many uses, with some of the most common being for use in ...