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- Winners of the Women in Industry Awards 2020
Whitehaven Coal executive general manager HSE, Sarah Withell has emerged a winner of the Women in Industry Awards for Excellence in Mining.
- WA gives Warrawoona environmental green light
Western Australian Minister for the Environment Stephen Dawson has granted Calidus Resources environmental approval to progress the Warrawoona gold project in the emerging Pilbara Goldfield.
- St Barbara basks in strong gold market conditions
St Barbara has increased its gold production in the 2020 financial year despite lower contribution from the Gwalia mine in Western Australia.
- Fortescue awards Christmas Creek contract to WestStar
WestStar Industrial has won a contract from Fortescue Metals Group for process piping fabrication works at the Christmas Creek iron ore mine in Western Australia.
- NSW investigates Springvale mine tragedy
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has confirmed a tragedy involving a Centennial Coal worker at the Springvale underground coal mine near Lithgow.
- Lynas secures Kalgoorlie rare earth facility sub-lease
Lynas Corporation has signed a sub-lease with the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder for a 135-hectare area where its rare earth processing facility in Western Australia will be constructed.
- Fortescue set for December start at Eliwana
Fortescue Metals Group is on track to deliver first ore from the Eliwana mine and rail project in Western Australia in December this year.
- Rio Tinto to put heritage issues on par with safety, productivity
Rio Tinto has conceded that the company fell short of its standards despite legally blasting the Juukan Gorge rock shelters in Western Australia during May.
- New Hope cuts mining activity at New Acland, expects further redundancies
New Hope Group has been forced to again reduce its mining activities at the New Acland mine in Queensland due to legal disputes regarding the project’s stage three development.
- Gruyere JV backs Gold Fields production
The Gruyere joint venture (JV) project in Western Australia has guided Gold Fields to increased production this year.
- Boss to slash costs upon Honeymoon restart
Boss Resources is inching closer to restarting the Honeymoon uranium operation in South Australia following the completion of a feasibility study.
- Fortescue fast-tracks ‘ambitious’ carbon-neutral target
Fortescue Metals Group has received an environmental approval to construct and operate a gas-fired power station at the Solomon iron ore mine in Western Australia.
- BHP revamps executive leadership team
BHP has made a sweep of changes and additions to its executive leadership team to enhance the company’s future readiness and long-term growth.
- Australian Vanadium to capitalise on calcine waste products
Australian Vanadium is proposing to build a processing plant near its Western Australian project that is expected to allow it to profit from otherwise wasted iron-calcine materials.
- One Nation NSW shakes up uranium mining ban
New South Wales’ uranium ban could be lifted soon, with a One Nation bill to be voted on in the upper house of parliament next week.
- BHP to pilot new Olympic Dam wastewater treatment
BHP is set to trial SciDev’s wastewater treatment chemistry at the Olympic Dam poly-metallic mine in South Australia.
- Follow the leaders: This week’s appointments
Keep up with the latest executive appointments across the mining sector, headlined by the World Coal Association recruiting an Anglo American veteran as its new chairman.
- South32 braces for lower commodity prices
South32 is prepared for an extended wave of market volatility and lower commodity prices following a financial year of strong performance.
- Nominations still open for the Australian Mining Prospect Awards
Nominations for the 17th Australian Mining Prospect Awards have been extended to October 6 along as the awards transition to a print campaign this year.
- Saracen plots Carosue Dam capacity increase
Saracen Mineral Holdings plans to complete the construction of a 3.2 million tonne per annum processing plant at the Carosue Dam Operations in Western Australia during the 2021 financial year.