Gold Down Under: Gold Mining in Australia

A historically important industry for the country, gold mining in Australia continues to boom.

Gold prospecting and mining helped to build Australia into the nation it is today, and, nearly two centuries later, gold mining in Australia continues to be a vital industry for the country.

Ever since the first discoveries of gold in the 19th century, gold mining has been a key contributor to the Australian economy, and the land down under has been integral to the global gold industry. As one of the world’s top gold-producing countries and one of the top-ranked mining jurisdictions, Australia has been attracting some of the industry’s premier mining companies for decades with no sign of slowing down. The geographically fortunate country boasts the largest gold reserves on Earth, easily extractable material due to natural weathering and a supportive yet responsible regulatory climate, all resulting in strong potential and high margins for the country’s mining industry.

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High Barriers, High Opportunities: Australia’s Cannabis Extract Market

Australia’s cannabis extract market is growing its presence in the country’s medicinal cannabis industry.

The high-barrier to entry in Australia’s cannabis extract market is developing a foothold in the country’s medicinal cannabis sector and is a growing opportunity for investment.

Australia’s cannabis market is still in the early stages of growth, having just legalized cannabis for medical use in February 2016. Similar to Canada’s early-stage medical cannabis landscape, Australian lawmakers are still working through the best approach for implementing and improving the regulatory framework and licensing system.

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Galaxy Resources Limited Announcement

Galaxy Resources Limited advises that the following announcement has been made to the Australian Securities Exchange which appears on the Company’s platform : Change of Director’s interest Notice – MR The announcement can be viewed at: SOURCE Galaxy Resources Limited View original content

Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) ( Company ) advises that the following announcement has been made to the Australian Securities Exchange which appears on the Company’s platform (ASX):

  • Change of Director’s interest Notice – MR

The announcement can be viewed at:

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Rio Tinto opens new scandium plant in Canada

Rio Tinto has started operations at a new commercial scale demonstration plant to produce high-quality scandium oxide at its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec. The $6 million project, in which the Government of Quebec contributed approximately $650,000 through the Quebec Plan for the Development of Critical and Strategic Minerals, was completed on time and on budget, less than six …

Rio Tinto has started operations at a new commercial scale demonstration plant to produce high-quality scandium oxide at its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec.

The $6 million project, in which the Government of Quebec contributed approximately $650,000 through the Quebec Plan for the Development of Critical and Strategic Minerals, was completed on time and on budget, less than six months after the start of construction.

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