- Amrun Project
- brendan pearson
- Coal & Allied
- Coates Hire
- iron ore
- mergers and acqusitions
- Minerals Council of Australia
- minerals processing
- mining approval
- Mt Isa Mines
- Newcrest Mining
- Northern Territory
- Remote Monitoring Equipment
- Rio Tinto
- Sandfire Resources
- Seven Group
- Sheffield Resources
- Yancoal Australia
- Where to next for minerals processing?
FLSmidth country head Mark Clifford discusses the state of the minerals processing industry in Australia
- Mergers and acquisitions double in first half of 2017
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the mining sector have nearly doubled during the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, according figures from EY.
- Minerals Council of Australia CEO to resign
Brendan Pearson will step down as CEO of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) in October after working for the organisation for more than nine years.
- Sheffield adds another offtake agreement at Thunderbird
Sheffield Resources has secured its second offtake agreement for zircon from the Thunderbird mineral sands project in Western Australia.
- Thiess secures $189m contract extension at Jellinbah East coal mine
Thiess has been awarded a $189 million contract extension to continue to operate the Jellinbah Plains open pit at the Jellinbah East coal mine in central Queensland.
- NT records highest minerals sales
The Northern Territory has recorded minerals sales worth $3.63 billion during 2016-17, the highest ever minerals sales for the territory.
- New Talisman acquires Newcrest’s Kiwi subsidiary
New Talisman has acquired Newcrest Mining subsidiary Newcrest New Zealand Exploration, which holds 80 per cent of the Rahu project.
- TNG to sell Melville Island exploration licence application to Rio Tinto
Metals company TNG is on track to sell its Melville Island exploration licence application (ELA) in the Northern Territory to Rio Tinto Exploration.
- Iron ore sheds another 5%
Iron ore prices have fallen significantly again, continuing a volatile year for the commodity.
- Schenck Process to have new owner
European private equity firm IK Investment Partners has secured a deal to sell Schenck Process to fund manager Blackstone.
- Rio to return Coal & Allied proceeds to shareholders
Rio Tinto plans to buy back another $US2.5 billion ($3.1 billion) worth of shares, returning the proceeds from the sale of Coal & Allied to shareholders.
- The future of mining
A recap of the 2017 ABB Digital Transformation Summit in Brisbane, which explored the importance of implementing digitalisation across the mining, oil and gas and utilities sectors.
- Liebherr releases its largest bearing for compact bucket wheel excavators
Liebherr has produced the largest non-segmented, large diameter bearing ever manufactured by the company, designed for compact bucket wheel excavators.
- Sandfire completes next stage of US copper project approval
Sandfire Resources subsidiary Tintina Resources has received a draft operating permit for the Black Butte copper project in Montana, USA, another key step that brings it closer to development.
- Minemax launches latest mine planning software
Minemax has released the new Tempo for developing detailed mine plans.
- Seven Group to raise up to $400m to fund Coates acquisition
Seven Group Holdings plans to raise up to $400 million to help it buyout mining equipment hire company Coates Hire.
- Glencore awards diversity scholarship
Glencore’s Mount Isa Mines has awarded its inaugural Tim Underhill Diversity Scholarship in Mine Surveying, in partnership with the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS).
- Newcrest awards minerals processing contract at Cadia
Eriez will supply Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley gold operations in New South Wales with proprietary separation equipment to enhance the site’s minerals processing activities.
- Aggreko Remote Monitoring delivers efficiencies for miners
Aggreko is helping companies focus more on mining through a remote monitoring system that supports its power generation facilities at operations.
- Iron ore price in free fall
Iron ore fell another 4.1 per cent in value overnight to drop to its lowest mark since late July.