BHP Billiton, seeking to accelerate the sale of its US shale unit, is prepared to offer the assets in as many as seven packages, says an insider.
Australia’s two biggest gold miners, Newcrest and Evolution, have cut their costs per unit of production
Fortescue Metals Group is predicting a rise in the use of its ores in Chinese steel making
Polished diamond was one of the worst-performing commodities in 2017.
The Anglo-Australian miner and its former chief executive and top bean counter have told a US court the SEC's claim has no merits.
Rio Tinto has seen improved year on year performance across the board, marking 2017 as a year of gradual increases.
The world's busiest iron ore port is back in action after battening down ahead of major storm.
Sanjeev Gupta's ?Liberty House has made a binding offer for miner Rio Tinto's aluminium smelter in Dunkirk, France.
Australia-listed Thai gold miner Kingsgate Consolidated said on Tuesday that shareholders had voted to retain its current management.
Here we are at the start of 2018 still talking about the prospect of allowing the largest thermal coal mine in Australia to proceed - and in the middle of a climate crisis.
The Australian mining industry paid $185 billion in federal company tax and state and territory royalties between 2005-06 and 2015-16, according to a report produced by Deloitte Access Economics for the mining lobby.
The question remains: Why didn't BHP simply sack the Minerals Council?
Vale is in talks with BHP Billiton over the future of their joint venture, Samarco Minera??o, and one alternative is for the Brazilian miner to buy out its partner, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.
In car factories and showrooms, and on highways and streets around the world, a quiet revolution is gathering speed.
Glencore has agreed to sell one of two Australian coal mines it put up for sale last year to British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance for an undisclosed sum, the two companies said separately on Tuesday.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has made $3.5 billion in the past 12 months.
Shares in the world’s largest miner, BHP, have hit their highest closing price in 31 months and are moving closer to the $30 mark.
New Wesfarmers boss Rob Scott has struck his first major deal since taking the reins last month.
Adani has scrapped a $2 billion agreement to outsource the operation of its controversial coal mine after the government killed off a taxpayer-funded loan.
The NSW Planning Assessment Commission has refused consent for a coal mine for Gloucester.
The Big Australian, BHP, is tipped to unveil a?boost for shareholders in early 2018, in the form of an on-market buyback of its London-listed stock.
BHP chief executive officer Andrew Mackenzie has delivered a philosophical speech where he urged the East and West to work more closely together.
Australia sees mixed ranking as petroleum investment hub in a new global survey.
Simon Thompson will become the next chairman of mining giant Rio Tinto, when he succeeds Jan du Plessis in March 2018.
Rio Tinto has bowed to the collective bulldoze from its major investors and plucked Simon Thompson from the ranks of its board to become its chairman.
An Australian research team are considering the benefits of "trying to land" an asteroid on earth for mining possibilities.
You can't power an electric car without a lithium-ion battery and you can't make a battery without using cobalt. Most of that comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country racked by political instability, legal opacity and, at its darkest, child labour in its mines.
Rio Tinto spent 18 months looking for a new chairman to succeed Jan du Plessis at the end of the year - and has come up empty handed.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to extend its cap on oil production to the end of 2018.
Billionaire mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest has appointed two women to lead iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group, with Elizabeth Gaines to be the next chief executive and Julie Shuttleworth to be her deputy.