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- Image Resources to include solar farm at Boonanarring
Sunrise Energy Group will supply and construct a solar farm at Image Resources’ Boonanarring mineral sands project north of Perth in Western Australia.
- Weir to acquire ESCO for $US1.28bn
Weir has entered into an agreement to purchase US ground engaging tools (GET) specialist ESCO for $US1.28 billion ($1.67 billion). The transaction has been approved by Weir’s board of directors and is not subject to shareholder approval.
- South32 doubles Trilogy Metals interest
South32 now owns one-eighth of Trilogy Metals after investing further in the Canadian exploration company as part of a bought deal financing.
- BHP gets more time at Samarco
BHP, with joint venture partners Vale and Samarco, has been granted an additional 66 days to negotiate a settlement over the dam collapse at the Brazilian iron ore operations in 2015.
- New Century lifts Century offtake agreements to 75% of production
New Century Resources has secured another long-term offtake agreement for production from the Century zinc mine in Queensland, this time with commodity trader MRI Trading.
- Newcrest secures approval for new Cadia tailings location
Newcrest Mining’s plan to use the old Cadia Hill open pit as an alternate tailings location following the dam breach that suspended the New South Wales gold mine last month has been given the green light.
- Han® connectors for explosive atmospheres meet US standards
Han® connectors provide for a reliable and pluggable transmission of power, signal and data, meeting the highest requirements. In addition to its rectangular heavy-duty standard design, the Han® series offers modular, compact and lightweight connectors that deliver a wide range of solutions for the mining, energy, machinery, and automation sectors. With the Han-Modular® connectors, you … Continue reading Han® connectors for explosive atmospheres meet US standards
- How to select a welding machine
When it comes to welding, choosing the right machine for the job is just as important as technique. The type of welder you purchase should be suited to the specific functions you need it for, because there is no such thing as a “one size fits all” welding machine.
- Capricorn lines up GR Engineering for $93m gold contract
GR Engineering has been named as the preferred tenderer to design and construct a processing plant for Capricorn Metals at the Karlawinda gold project in Western Australia.
- Proposed Northern Territory mining royalty hike ‘an absolute disaster’
Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison has revealed state budget plans to introduce increased royalties on the mining industry, a situation the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has called “an absolute disaster for the Northern Territory economy”.
- Vanadium joins world’s largest battery tech tour for first time
Australian Vanadium is to join Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s Benchmark World Tour 2018, the first vanadium company to do so.
- Atlas Iron chairman explains why MinRes deal should be accepted
Atlas Iron chairman Eugene Davis has released a statement to shareholders regarding the proposed $280 million scheme of arrangement announced last week with Mineral Resources.
- Mount Gibson on track to benefit from premium iron ore demand
Mount Gibson Iron has bolstered its high-grade iron ore reserves at the Koolan Island restart project in Western Australia as demand for premium product strengthens.
- Golding to finalise $350m contract at Baralaba North
NRW Holdings subsidiary, Golding Contractors, and Wonbindi Coal have extended a limited notice to proceed (LNTP) in regards to the mine plan and contract at the Baralaba North metallurgical coal mine in Queensland.
- South32 ups manganese guidance, coal drops
South32 has released its March quarterly report, detailing extensive plans and figures from its operations, including increased manganese and aluminium production estimates and significantly lowered annual metallurgical coal production.
- Evolution delivers record low gold production costs
Gold miner Evolution Mining has set a new standard for its gold production costs in the March quarter.
- Veris subsidiary Aqura signs service deal with BHP
Information and communications technology (ICT) company Aqura Technologies, a subsidiary of noted planning company Veris, has entered into an agreement with BHP for a three-year services contract that will see Aqura provide technology infrastructure upgrades for the mining major.
- St Barbara increases production guidance in Q3 report
Gold miner St Barbara has released its third quarter (Q3) results, posting an overall steady performance, with no debts and improved production guidance, but a slight dip in gold production when compared with previous quarters.
- Sayona Mining raises $11m for Authier lithium project
Australian lithium explorer Sayona Mining, known for its lithium projects in Quebec, Canada and Western Australia, has received firm commitments for an oversubscribed capital raising placement to push its Authier lithium project towards production, securing $11 million from institutional investors.
- Olympic Dam ramp-up ‘slower than expected’
BHP’s ramp-up of operations at Olympic Dam following a maintenance program has been slower than expected, forcing the miner to lower its copper production guidance at the South Australian mine.