It was a good half year for Mainfreight, not just on the domestic performance but operations elsewhere in the world, including an improved result from Australia.
Government proposals which could dramatically alter how mining is done in New Zealand cast a pall of gloom over the annual AusIMM New Zealand Mining Conference in in Tauranga. Attendee Simon Hartley summarises the state of the sector.
If New Zealand does not want to remain reliant on one listed company for virtually all of its hard rock gold ore than the groundswell of interest in re-entering the Golden Blocks needs to advance.
One of the key North Island coal mines was outlined at last week’s AusIMM New Zealand Mining Conference.
The modern techniques for sealing an historic and long-operating coal mine were explained to the AusIMM NZ Mining Conference.
The Pike River Recovery Agency gave delegates at the AusIMM NZ Mining Conference a comprehensive run-down on what has been achieved and what needs to happen.
One of the best attended sessions at the AusIMM NZ Mining Conference yesterday covered the concerning debate of a Government threat of no new mines on conservation land.
Simon Hartley found on the first day of the AusIMM NZ Mining Conference in Tauranga that there were positive signs but the elephant in the room was the Government stance on new mines on conservation land.
A South Island gold miner has made good progress with a project covering historic workings but has told Simon Hartley there is a lot of work and money ahead.
The current Government should ignore the anti-miners and their Green Party associates and view the value Bathurst Resources is bringing to the economy and to its employees.