Mining

Cameco Australia has been handed federal environmental approval for the Yeelirrie uranium project in Western Australia after a ‘complex’ two-year process. The controversial project has now been greenlit by the Department of Environment and Energy, following an approval by the Western Australian Government in January 2017. However,...

BHP has signed an agreement with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to settle a long-running dispute over the sale of its goods through its Singapore-based business. The mining giant will pay a total of AUS$529 million in additional taxes on income generated between 2003 and 2018....

US-based lithium producer Albemarle Corp has received state environmental approval for its AUS$1 billion Kemerton lithium plant in Western Australia, which is set to create 500 construction jobs and another 500 permanent positions. “I’m pleased to see this project progressing, following my positive discussions with Albemarle’s...