The Environmental Protection Authority’s new chairman, Dr Paul Vogel, plans to overhaul the way the agency manages the approvals process to avoid “drowning” in a sea of applications as the wave of resources activity continues to gather momentum.
Claremont-based Gippsland Ltd subsidiary Tantalum Egypt JSC has secured a 10 year offtake deal with German company HC Starck GbmH for the supply of tantalum peroxide from its 40 million tonne Abu Dabbab project in Southern Egypt.
The state government has announced a 2.6 per cent increase in taxi fares from the middle of November, while also announcing that an additional 100 peak period taxi plates will be issued to handle the Christmas and New Year period.
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A board battle at zinc, lead and silver miner CBH Resources Ltd has seen the company appoint a corporate advisor to examine control and ownership issues, following the failure of a resolution to remove company chairman Jim Wall.
Perth-based Mission Biofuels Ltd's Mauritian subsidiary Mission Agro Energy Ltd will acquire a 20 per cent stake in the company's Indian joint venture, taking its holding to 90 per cent, the company has announced.
In its first detailed statement on the proposed takever of Rio Tinto Ltd, mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd has asserted that combining the two companies would facilitate accelerated development of the Pilbara iron ore industry.
As the nation watched horses on Tuesday, Wednesday saw a bullish Reserve Bank increase interest rates to 6.75 per cent. Meanwhile, debates were held on the Environment and Industrial Relations as the WA government released a controversial study.
Food giant Goodman Fielder has urged all state governments to continue their moratoria on genetically modified food crops, providing support for agriculture minister Kim Chance's decision to continue a moratorium.
The Geraldton Iron Ore Alliance claims new analysis shows less than one per cent of the Mid West region's Banded Iron Formation ranges will be mined under current proposals of the eight Alliance companies.
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Four of the six civil society organisations posing a legal challenge to Paladin Resources Ltd's Kayelekera mine in Malawi have settled their cases out of court, the Subiaco-based mineral explorer has announced.
West Perth-based Herald Resources Ltd has announced plans to raise $100 million in a capital raising after securing environmental approval for work on its Dairi zinc and lead mine in Indonesia, the company has announced.