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- Ian Macfarlane
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- Rio Tinto
- Roy Hill
- Sheffield Resources
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- QLD tightens workforce movement into state
Queensland has prepared for the possibility of border closures for months, and it is not allowing the entry of workers except in special circumstances.
- Glencore to cut Australian coal production as global market plunges
Glencore will temporarily shut down sites and equipment at a number of New South Wales and Queensland coal operations to manage its production profile as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the global market.
- Coronado braces weak met coal market
Coronado Resources has endured what it has called “one of the most challenging periods in the last 50 years” for the steel and metallurgical coal sectors.
- China copper imports soar on price recovery
Copper prices have rebounded this week as Chinese demand for the metal reached record levels during July.
- Sheffield signs $130m Thunderbird JV with Yansteel
Sheffield Resources has inked a joint venture (JV) agreement with Yansteel for the Thunderbird mineral sands project in Western Australia.
- Fortescue hands Iron Bridge contract to CPB Contractors
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a contract to CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors for its $US2.6 billion Iron Bridge magnetite project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
- Thousands of resource workers needed in WA
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) of Western Australia has flagged demand for an additional 8000 skilled workers over the next 12 to 18 months.
- The future of media: Partnerships, not real estate
Optimising value from B2B marketing budgets has never been more important. For marketing managers, this means ensuring that advertising leads to real sales opportunities.
- Lucapa recovers record-breaking Lulo diamond haul
Lucapa Diamond Company has hit new monthly and daily alluvial diamond recovery records at the Lulo project in Angola, Africa.
- Aurizon flags coal freight slump
Aurizon has recorded no significant impact to its operations in the 2020 financial year due to COVID-19, but expects a slump in the near future.
- Rio Tinto chief admits operational gain from Juukan Gorge blast
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastian Jacques has revealed that the destruction of the ancient Juukan Gorge rock shelters in Western Australia led to the production of higher-grade ore.
- UGL scoops $200m in contracts with major miners
UGL has secured construction and maintenance contracts with Rio Tinto, Roy Hill and BHP worth a combined value of more than $200 million.
- WA environmental approval timeframes to be slashed
The Australian and Western Australian Governments have agreed to streamline environment approvals to cut delays for new projects.
- COVID-19 no disruption to Lihir: Newcrest
Newcrest Mining has encountered a positive COVID-19 case at its Lihir operation in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
- Ok Tedi suspends PNG operations due to COVID-19
Ok Tedi Mining has halted operations in Tabubil, Papua New Guinea after the mining town recorded seven positive COVID-19 cases.
- Sandvik to upskill staff in the wake of Industry 4.0
More than 20 Sandvik employees have signed up for a digital training course being piloted by vocational training bodies across the country.
- OceanaGold advances NZ gold project
OceanaGold has received a mining permit for the Wharekirauponga project on the North Island of New Zealand.
- Rio Tinto contracts Scott Technology at Robe Valley
Rio Tinto has awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to Scott Technology to provide equipment for a sample preparation and analysis laboratory at the Robe Valley iron ore mine in Western Australia.
- Strandline to accelerate development of Coburn
Strandline Resources’ development plans for the Coburn mineral sands project in Western Australia have been boosted by an $18.5 million raising.
- Gascoyne faces liquidation as court proceedings begin
The Federal Court of Australia has launched proceedings on Gascoyne Resources’ plan to be relisted on the Australian Securities Exchange.