Australia could usher in the next boom by switching ammonia production plants from gas to renewable hydrogen to supply the mining sector with green explosives.
Rio Tinto will bankroll hundreds of construction jobs and industrial production in Queensland with a renewable energy supply deal for a smelter and refineries.
Iron ore and copper giant Rio Tinto has reported a fall in profit on lower commodity prices and warns the future of aluminium depends on the energy rollout.
High prices and loyal Chinese demand for Fortescue Group's iron ore has delivered a stellar profit and cash pile to bankroll ambitious emission-busting plans.
Premier Steven Miles says he is confident Queensland's battery market will excel on the world stage after announcing a $570 million investment.
Resources giant BHP says governments need to work harder to make sure Australia is in the race as global competition heats up for iron ore and battery minerals.
NSW is shutting the door on offshore drilling and mining operations in its waters, sabotaging PEP-11 and other projects.
Environmentalists have slammed a decision to approve a coal mine in Queensland that is expected to produce more than half a billion tonnes in emissions.
Mining and utilities are tipped as "bright spots" for construction and engineering jobs to offset broader economic pain as business investment stalls.
Environmental groups warn almost 800 hectares of koala habitat will be cleared if a proposed coal mine in central Queensland goes ahead.
IGO says it will place the under-developed Cosmos nickel mine it purchased just two years ago into care and maintenance mode, with layoffs expected.
A plane carrying Rio Tinto workers has crashed while heading to a diamond mine in Canada's remote Northwest Territories, leaving an unconfirmed number dead.
Tweaked environmental laws remain too loose to safeguard water supplies and tackle threats to food growers and country from onshore gas wells, research shows.
A failed legal bid to stop the construction of an underwater gas pipeline has sparked a promise for clearer rules around consultations with traditional owners.
An Australian mine has deployed the nation's first electric-powered excavator, created as part of a plan to decarbonise mining operations.
Nine people have been killed after a raid by a group of armed men in the Poderosa mine facilities in Peru.
Fortescue Metals Group has received a "first strike" on executive pay as the iron ore miner unveiled plans to splash $1.1 billion on green hydrogen.
A court battle over iron ore riches has resumed, with billionaire Gina Rinehart's eldest children attending a hearing as their lawyer wraps up their case.
Some $2 billion in capital and other sweeteners could turn Australia from the world's quarry into a "mine-and-make''nation driving the battery supply chain.
The resources industry has pumped a record $116.8 billion into Queensland's economy but the state government has been warned it could lose investors.
Silicon for solar panels and batteries will be part of a green precinct for high-tech manufacturing to kickstart new supply chains and end China's dominance.
Two climate companies are teaming up to put thousands more electric vehicles into Australian mines, with forecasts thousands will be in use by 2026.
The federal government has been accused of putting workplace diversity at risk through its labour loophole laws, but unions beg to differ.
Net debt has shrunk and the budget surplus has boomed, a report into the Queensland government's finances has revealed.
Super funds and other climate investors have released a plan to help bankroll new industries so workers facing job losses do not shoulder the burden alone.
An extra $2 billion for the critical minerals supply chain will form part of the Albanese government's plan to support allies and overhaul the economy.
Whitehaven will pay up to $6.4 billion for BHP's Daunia and Blackwater coking coal mines in Queensland, transforming itself into a metallurgical coal player.
The impact of Glencore's plan to close its Queensland copper mine in 2025 will ripple across the state's northwest.
The federal government has been granted leave to appeal late Gumatj leader Yunupingu's final case regarding compensation for mining in northeast Arnhem Land.
About 1200 workers are in limbo and a Queensland town is reeling after Glencore announced one of the world's biggest copper mines would close in 2025.
The Big Australian says it is on track to meet full-year production guidance across all assets and the integration of OZ Minerals' mines has gone well.