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Sacred spaces and the social contract

The destruction of Juukan Gorge is far from the exception in miners' relationships with Aboriginal communities

A rare partnership

Australia and the US are teaming up to reduce reliance on Chinese critical minerals

Mental health in mining

A recent audit found that companies are eager to see better mental health frameworks put in place

Dry season

An independent report has warned of the damage posed to drinking water by mining projects

Adapting FIFO to a post-Covid world

In the wake of the pandemic, what does the future hold for FIFO workers?

Mine and punishment

We learn about the social and criminological implications of fly-in fly-out workers in remote locations

Rehabilitating Ranger

ERA is embarking on a project to rehabilitate the Ranger uranium mine

Muddied waters in Papua New Guinea

While inroads have been made into Papuan mining, concerns continue to plague projects

The Wright family feud

The Wright mining dynasty has been tangled in legal drama for years over inheritance and ownership of iron ore deposits

Emissions scandal

Why have mining majors been allowed to exceed their emission limits?

Going for gold

Australian operations have helped Newmont become the world's largest gold producer

Australia ramps up rare earth minerals

With vast deposits of rare earth minerals, Australia could prove to be one of the world’s leading rare earths producers outside of China

Australia to Africa

Australian miners are seeing excellent production at African operations

Australian mining's silver lining

Iron ore has remained mostly unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic, with Australia leading the way in pandemic production

The future of tin

We examine Metal X's Renison tin project and the future of the commodity