Joshua Ladgrove

Published in Technology
 |  Thursday, 13 June 2013 10:39

Mining equipment has come a long way since the humble days of the gold pan, hand-operated compressed air coal cutters and horse-drawn coal carts. The explosion of mining in the modern age has lead to an equal explosion in the development and manufacture of mechanical mining equipment, created to address the challenges associated with mining in the modern age

Published in National Mining
 |  Thursday, 16 May 2013 10:58

Make no mistake, the mining industry is booming in Tasmania. With mining royalties topping the $50 million mark last year thanks to record mineral sales and the recent decision by Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke to allow mining and exploration to go ahead in most of Tasmania's Tarkine region, Tasmania is enjoying a boom in its mining industry like never seen before

Published in Just For Fun
 |  Friday, 03 May 2013 12:16

"Ladies and gentleman, please welcome Australia's 28th Prime Minister, Clive Palmer..."

Though these words may seem somewhat fanciful, it's a prospect that Mr. Palmer, the founder of the Queensland resource company Mineralogy, is hoping he can turn into a reality, and it's not without precedent



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Is the mining boom in Australia over?

Is the mining boom in Australia over?

No, it's just media hype.
Yes as a result of lower demand.
Still plenty of resources.
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