Australia Mining

Industry depends on foreign investment

Simon Bennison, chief executive, AMEC

Investments in Australia's resource sector have enabled the country to develop a world-class mining industry and become a key partner for China.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 3:00pm

Vector Resources builds closer business ties

Mount Dimer's historic open pits

Australian-based mining companies are continuing to benefit from global market demands. Through its continuing efforts, Vector Resources is continuing to discover high-grade gold assets at its various projects. Today, the company is in a strong position to attract significant foreign investment and create a company dedicated to delivering shareholder value.

23 May 2013 - 3:00pm

China seizes upper hand in iron ore market after deal with Vale

Crushed iron ore is loaded into railroad cars in Brazil. China has lifted its ban on Valemax ships transporting the ore to the country. Photo: Bloomberg

Beijing’s removal of the ban on Brazilian miner Vale’s giant iron ore carriers is a sign of mainland China’s strong hand in the global iron ore market as major producers Brazil and Australia scramble to preserve market shares in supplying the commodity to the world’s second-largest economy.

10 Feb 2015 - 7:25pm

Australia welcomes foreign investment

Australia welcomes foreign investment

Australia's abundant mineral resources, sophisticated mining equipment, technology and services industry, and proximity to rapidly-growing Asian markets have made it a world-leading mining nation with an investment pipeline of A$430 billion.

Record growth

23 May 2013 - 3:01pm

Peak pursues aggressive exploration, development and mining growth strategy Credit: Synergy Media

Ngualla Southern Rare Earth Zone

Rare earth elements are critical in the production of components used in industries such as clean technology, advanced electronics, electric cars, wind turbines, glass and ceramics, chemical and consumer products.

23 May 2013 - 3:01pm