Copper Ore Mining

TriAusMin to review financing options in Q3 CY2011 for Woodlawn Re-treatment Project, Tarago

TriAusMin will most likely assess in Q3 CY2011 financing options for its Woodlawn Re-treatment Project (WRP) in Tarago following completion of Front End Engineering & Design (FEED).

Swiss mining giant Glencore reveals plans for $129m expansion of Cobar copper mine from 2013

Swiss mining and trading company Glencore has revealed plans for a $129 million expansion from 2013 of its 100%-owned underground Cobar copper mine in Central Western NSW.

BHP Billiton responds to public submissions on proposed expansion of Olympic Dam operation

BHP Billiton has released the final Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the expansion of its Olympic Dam operation in South Australia.

EIS for Olympic Dam ready for formal assessment by Federal, State and Territory Governments

BHP Billiton’s Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Olympic Dam expansion project is ready to be assessed by Federal, State and Territory Governments.

Moly Mines in advanced discussions with engineering consortium on Spinifex Ridge Molybdenum

Moly Mines is in advanced negotiations with an engineering consortium for construction of the mine and associated processing plant for its Spinifex Ridge Molybdenum Copper Project.

Altona commences new study for Roseby Copper Project following changes to fundamentals

Altona Mining has commenced a new Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) and appointed a project manager for its Roseby Copper Project north of Cloncurry near Mt Isa in Queensland.

Minerals and Metals Group poised to commit $100m for Golden Grove Cu-Zn mine expansion

China's state-owned Minerals and Metals Group is poised to commit to a $100 million expansion of its Golden Grove copper-zinc mine east of Geraldton.

Final decision from governments on Olympic Dam Project expected in second half of 2011

A final decision on the Olympic Dam Project (ODP) by Commonwealth, State and Territory governments is expected in the second half of this year.

Scoping Study for Lachlan Star's Bushranger copper project in NSW estimates $98 million capex

Lachlan Star Limited's 100% owned Bushranger copper project in NSW will cost about $98 million to develop and have a mine life between five and 11.