- Andrew Mackenzie
- Anglo American
- AngloGold Ashanti
- gold mining
- Iluka Resources
- Independence Group
- iron ore
- Mineral Resources
- mining equipment
- mining jobs
- New South Wales
- Olympic Dam
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Albemarle awards Kemerton lithium work to BGC Contracting
BGC Contracting has diversified into Western Australia’s ‘Lithium Valley’ for the first time after Albemarle awarded the company an earthworks construction contract at the Kemerton lithium project.
- Kalium Lakes to receive $74 million NAIF loan
Kalium Lakes has moved forward with its plans to become Australia’s first domestic producer of sulphate of potash (SOP) with the approval of a major funding boost.
- MinRes earnings impacted by continued expansion works
Mineral Resources’ continued growth through acquisitions and project development has hit the company’s earnings in its latest financial report.
- Constant upskilling key to remaining employable amid automation
Recruiting experts Hays has a few advice in helping workers embrace the age of automation, with half of Australian workers already seeing a shift in their responsibilities, an online poll found.
- Emeco to invest $90m on equipment to drive mining growth
Mining equipment specialist Emeco Holdings will spend around $90 million on new assets to contribute to earnings and cash generation in the 2020 financial year.
- Iluka nears Cataby completion amid mineral sands upswing
Iluka Resources has achieved strong results from its mineral sands operations in 2018, including a new production record for synthetic rutile.
- Curtin calls for better protection of mine site animals
Curtin University research has found that the impact of mining on animals is overlooked in most site restoration assessments.
- Moranbah North suspends coal operations following tragic accident
Anglo American has stopped production at its Moranbah North mine in central Queensland following a fatal incident yesterday.
- Rio Tinto to bolster tailings management after Vale incident
Rio Tinto plans to strengthen how its global portfolio of tailings dams is managed in the wake of Vale’s latest disaster in Brazil.
- More jobs growth in Western Australia
Western Australia ushers in the new year with a 2.7 per cent increase in job vacancies last month, crowning it as the dominant state in the mining sector.
- Fortescue shows strong growth on back of improving market
Fortescue has posted a large boost to profits and a surge in iron ore prices for the six months ending December 31, 2018.
- BHP productivity plans stall due to outages, train derailment
BHP has stated that productivity will be “broadly flat” in the 2019 financial year according to chief executive officer Andrew Mackenzie.
- CSIRO technology extracts phosphate from lower grade ores
CSIRO has developed a smelting process that allows soluble phosphate to be produced from low value ores, eliminating hazardous waste and improving environmental sustainability.
- BHP hands out South Flank contract to Clough
BHP has awarded its latest contract for the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia to Clough.
- Evolution goes underground at Cowal with Pybar
Evolution Mining’s expansion of the Cowal gold operations in New South Wales has moved forward with the award of an underground development contract to Pybar.
- Brazil to decommission all upstream tailings dams by 2021
The Brazilian Government has elected to impose a ban on all upstream tailings dams in light of Vale’s tailings dam disaster in January that killed at least 169 people.
- New Hope pursues New Acland approval after Land Court breakthrough
New Hope Group has advanced to the next step of the embattled New Acland coal mine stage three project approvals process as it seeks final go ahead for the long-awaited development this year.
- Aus Tin mines first ore block at Granville following mine expansion
Aus Tin Mining has recommenced mining at its Granville East mine in Tasmania, following the completion of a new tailings storage facility as part of the level two expansion of the operation.
- Independence Group CEO talks tech and exploration at Austmine 2019
Utilising innovative technology to fast-track both the exploration and exploitation of mining sites is the key to success in the modern age, according to Independence Group (IGO) managing director and CEO, Peter Bradford.
- Still room for fun as Northparkes $220m block cave gets under way
From shaking out moves at the Parkes Elvis Festival to commencing its next block cave mine, it’s all happening for Northparkes Mines.