Central West

Canadian miner engages firm for feasibility study on exotic metals project in New South Wales

A Canadian mining company has engaged a global engineering and construction firm to undertake a feasibility study on an exotic metals project in Central West New South Wales.

Newly listed gold explorer appoints mining services provider to study gold tenement near Nurraga

A newly listed gold explorer based in NSW has appointed a mining services provider to undertake a concept study for its gold tenement near Nurraga three hours west of Sydney.

Contractor awarded $222 million contract extension to continue operations at NSW coal mine

A major construction, mining and services contractor has been awarded a $222 million contract extension to continue mining operations at a coal mine in New South Wales.

Announcement of mining contractor for $29.8m Wonawinta Silver Project due in a few months

Cobar Consolidated Resources' has shortlisted mining contractors for development of its $29.

Cobar Consolidated moves to development work for Wonawinta Silver Project following approval

The Western Region Joint Regional Planning Panel has approved Cobar Consolidated Resources' proposed $32 million Wonawinta Silver Project 85km south of Cobar in western NSW.

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.

Renewable energy developer Epuron awaits planning decision on three wind farm projects in NSW

Renewable energy developer Epuron is waiting on planning decisions from the NSW Director General for three wind farm projects with a total output between 460MW and 710MW.

EMC Metals commences environmental work at Nyngan Scandium Project in central west NSW

Canadium-based EMC Metals has started environmental site work on the Nyngan Scandium Project 500km northwest of Sydney in support of a feasibility study planned later this year.

Cortona Resources and GBF Mining and Industrial Services to develop Dargues Reef Gold Project

Cortona Resources has entered into an agreement with GBF Mining and Industrial Services to mine its high-grade Dargues Reef gold deposit in NSW.

SKM, Parsons Brinckerhoff and NSW RTA to undertake design for Great Western Hwy upgrade

Sinclair Knight Merz, Parsons Brinckerhoff and the RTA will undertake detailed design work for the upgrade of the Great Western Highway between Mount Victoria and Lithgow.