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Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts

Richard has been in mining and finance journalism for 25 years, spending the bulk of his career in Australia but visiting and covering projects and other aspects of the industry all around the world in that time. He spent eight years developing the weekly Australasian-focused HighGrade.net before joining Mining Journal, and prior to that ran Mining Journal owner Aspermont’s mining publishing business out of Perth, Western Australia, for more than a decade.

Articles by Richard Roberts

Mining Journal awards 2020: The winners are …

Mining Journal awards 2020: The winners are …

Winners highlights changes in global mining landscape

Leadership

29 OCT 2020
Gascoyne targets higher-grade ounces for WA gold hub

Gascoyne targets higher-grade ounces for WA gold hub

Recapitalised gold miner says 'world class' plant performing well

Leader Interviews

28 OCT 2020
The inconvenient truth about low lithium prices

The inconvenient truth about low lithium prices

Timing absolutely everything in battery mineral game

Research

27 OCT 2020
Tietto hits 3Moz target at Abujar

Tietto hits 3Moz target at Abujar

Further resource update expected in mid-2021

Nordgold, Shandong battle on amid

Nordgold, Shandong battle on amid 'cruel' Cardinal claims

Takeovers Panel application lodged over claims of misleading statements

2020 elevates resource taxation reform urgency, IGF panel says

2020 elevates resource taxation reform urgency, IGF panel says

Tax debate heating up as more light shone on flow of mineral revenues and rents

Events Coverage

26 OCT 2020
A Biden victory could rock BHP

A Biden victory could rock BHP

Diversified resources major might need a plan B, and C, for profitable oil business

Politics

20 OCT 2020
Maximus ready to resume search for more Wattle Dam riches

Maximus ready to resume search for more Wattle Dam riches

Spargoville and Wattle Dam finally getting some serious attention after long hiatus

maximus resources

20 OCT 2020
Miners have

Miners have 'free pass', for now, to bet on zero-carbon

Actions, not just planning, for mine of tomorrow must start today, panel says

Sustainability

19 OCT 2020
Japan power co to close

Japan power co to close 'inefficient' coal plants by 2030

JERA also set 2050 as a target for zero emissions

Sustainability

16 OCT 2020
BHP signs $25M hire deal

BHP signs $25M hire deal

Five-year agreement between BHP's Nickel West Operations and hire group

Deals/Finance

16 OCT 2020
COVID-19 headwinds impact Oz coal leader

COVID-19 headwinds impact Oz coal leader

Company negotiating with financiers

Bulks

16 OCT 2020