The industry body looks back on the year that was for the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sectors.
Northern Star Resources is set to make the Kalgoorlie Super Pit an Australian-owned gold mine by acquiring Newmont Goldcorp’s stake in the historic Western Australian site for US$800 million ($1.17 billion).
Perenti’s subsidiary African Mining Services (AMS) has had its equipment hire contract with Ghana Manganese Company (GMC) terminated at their Nsuta manganese mine in Ghana.
Australian Bauxite (ABx) has announced its Binjour Bauxite Project mining lease application with Rawmin Mining, which will be lodged in early 2020 in efforts to supply Chinese aluminium producer, Tianshan, with Binjour-type bauxite starting end of 2020.
Rio Tinto is now offering responsibly produced aluminium, as certified by Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), from its Australian and New Zealand smelters using predominantly hydro-powered electricity.