- Atlas Copco
- BHP Billiton
- Curtin University
- Doray Minerals
- Energy Resources Australia
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Gold Fields
- iron ore
- job cuts
- New Acland coal mine
- New Hope Group
- New Zealand
- Northern Territory
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- tailings Dam
- United States
- Western Australia
- WPG Resources
- Curtin Uni revamps accommodation to attract mining students
Curtin University, in collaboration with the WA Government, has opened a newly refurbished student accommodation facility in Kalgoorlie to bring more mining students to the region.
- Gruyere gold project receives environmental approval
The Gruyere gold project joint venture between Australia’s Gold Road Resources and South Africa’s Gold Fields has received its environmental approval from the Western Australian Government.
- WPG trucks first ore from Tarcoola
WPG Resources has trucked first ore from the Tarcoola gold mine in South Australia to the Challenger processing plant for treatment.
- Balla Balla iron ore project moves to next stage with state agreement
The Western Australian Government has confirmed that a state agreement has been signed with Balla Balla Infrastructure Group to develop a $5.6 billion integrated iron ore project in the Pilbara region.
- Schlumberger holds strong in 2016 results
Oil and gas services provider Schlumberger has recorded an increase in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2016 upon release of its full year results.
- New Zealand company on track to develop Pilbara mine
A new $5 billion iron ore project is on the cards for the Pilbara, set to create more than 12,000 jobs for the region.
- OceanaGold pours first gold at US mine
Dual-listed OceanaGold Corp has poured first gold from the Haile mine in South Carolina, United States.
- Ardea to list on the ASX next month
Heron Resources spin-off, Ardea Resources, will list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in February by raising up to $6 million from an initial public offering (IPO).
- New Hope for coal mine expansion after federal breakthrough
New Hope Group has finally received federal approval for the $900 million expansion of its New Acland coal mine in Queensland, a decade after first proposing the growth project.
- Moody’s lifts Fortescue rating on back of iron ore strength
Moody’s Investor Service has upgraded Fortescue’s (FMG) credit ratings amid the higher iron ore price.
- BHP, Vale negotiate Samarco clean up costs
Vale, BHP Billiton Brazil and Samarco have entered a preliminary agreement with Brazil’s Federal Prosecutors’ Office over remediation fees following the Samarco tailings dam failure.
- Boyne aluminium smelter poised to slash workforce, lower production
Rio Tinto’s Boyne Smelters (BSL) is set to announce a round of job cuts after it revealed plans to reduce production.
- Mining moves: Doray Minerals appoints new managing director, and more
Australian Mining brings readers the latest corporate appointments and departures in the local and international mining industry, including the appointment of a managing director at Doray Minerals and Fortescue’s new CFO.
- Rio Tinto’s latest Amrun contract to create 150 jobs in Queensland
Rio Tinto has awarded a $70 million bulk earthworks contract to civil engineering firm QBirt for the development of mine infrastructure at the Amrun bauxite project in northern Queensland.
- South32 overcomes challenges to keep production targets in reach
Despite performance challenges South32 believes it remains on track to achieve the 2017 financial year production guidance set at most of its operations.
- Samarco restart ‘probable’ in March
Brazil’s mines and energy minister Fernando Coelho Filho has suggested a restart of production at Samarco is likely in March.
- EnerMech acquires electrical supplier EPS Group
Engineering company EnerMech has acquired oil and gas electrical services supplier EPS Group in Australia and the Americas.
- Caterpillar to expand range of autonomous trucks
Caterpillar has launched a project that will see the mining equipment manufacturer move further into autonomous technology.
- Rio Tinto, Chinalco end exploration joint venture in China
Rio Tinto and Aluminium Corp of China (Chinalco) have reportedly terminated their joint venture set up to explore for copper.
- Struggling uranium market pushes ERA to another impairment
Rio Tinto subsidiary Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) is anticipating it will report a $231 million impairment for 2016 as lower uranium prices continue to impact the company.