The Bootu Creek open cut manganese mine, 110 kilometres north of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory, is a true outback mine among the sand and spinifex.
The Browns mine near Batchelor in Northern Territory remains on care and maintenance while owner HNC (Australia) Resources Pty Ltd assess viability.
The Callie gold mine in the Tanami Desert region of the Northern Territory, 600 kilometres north west of Alice Springs, is owned by Newmont Mining.
Timor sea gas is transported 502 kilometres by sub sea pipeline to be processed at the Darwin LNG plant at Wickham Point in the Northern Territory.
Chinese mining company, Noble Group, acquired the Francis Creek ion ore mine in the Northern Territory off Territory Resources in 2011 as an operating mine.
Up to 600 workers employed at the Gove bauxite refinery in the Northern Territory face an uncertain future as Pacific Aluminium suspends alumina production.
The Groote Eylandt manganese mine in the Northern Territory that is operated by GEMCO, a BHP Billiton subsidiary, has been in operation since the early 1960's.
The Howley open pit gold mine in the Cosmopolitan Howley corridor in Northern Territory is owned by Canadian mining company Crocodile Gold Corporation.
The Ichthys Project under construction at Darwin, is one of the world's largest LNG facilities, receiving 40 years of gas from the Browse Basin off WA.
The GlencoreXstrata owned McArthur River zinc, lead and silver mine in the Northern Territory is mining one of the world's largest lead and zinc deposits.
The Montara oil field in the Timor Sea, west of Darwin, is owned and operated by Thai owned PTTEP AA.
The Mountain Creek Project in the Northern Territory's Roper Bar Province is situated north west of the new Roper Bar iron ore open cut mine.
An internationally owned mine in outback Northern Territory is the Mud Tank vermiculite mine at Zircon Hill, 160 kilometres north east of Alice Springs.
The North Point open pit gold mine in the Northern Territory is owned by Canadian mining company, Crocodile Gold Corporation and was recently mined out.
The Peko Rehabilitation Project is presently placed under care and maintenance but it still holds out hope of having a future when ore prices rise again.
The Princess Louise open cut gold mine in the Northern Territory, 150 kilometres from Darwin, is part of the Burnside tenements and owned by Crocodile Gold.
Historic environmental problems create worries for Redbank directors before they can restart the Redbank copper mine in the Northern Territory.
The Rising Tide gold deposit, a part of the Burnside Project in the Northern Territory, has been added to Crocodile Gold Corporation's mine development plan.
Although the NT Roper Bar Project was officially opened last December, it really got underway on January 13, 2014, after Thiess received the contract.
The SILL 80 ilmenite project in the Northern Territory is valued at $8 billion, it will employ 30 people and produce 300,000 tonnes of ilmenite a year.
The price of gold will determine the ongoing viability of the Tanami Newmont mining operations with the deep shaft project shelved for the time being.
The final shipment of mineral sand from the Tiwi mine in Northern Territory took place on January 16, 2013. It is currently placed on care and maintenance.