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- Heron awards Woodlawn contracts
Heron Resources has awarded two key contracts for the Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales.
- Buy tickets for the Women in Industry Awards
The Women in Industry Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of women working within the mining, engineering, manufacturing, process control industries and commercial road transport industries
- Strengthening regional communities with mining jobs
Supporting Australia’s mining companies to create more high-wage, high-skill jobs is the best way to strengthen regional communities and lessen inequality, according to Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) interim chief executive officer David Byers.
- Has the commodities cycle now reached its peak?
The commodities industry downturn from 2013–2016 had a massive effect on companies in Australia and around the globe – with most mining companies going into survival mode.
- WorleyParsons adds another contract
ASX-listed WorleyParsons has been awarded an offshore engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contract by Neptune Energy.
- Evolution JV restructure gets green light
Evolution Mining and Emmerson Resources will move forward with the proposed restructure of their joint venture in the Northern Territory.
- Global equipment trends: demand to grow
Volatile prices of commodities or raw materials is the major trend observed in the last few years, according to Grand View Research. The mining equipment market is also expected to witness the impact of this unpredictability.
- Red River awards contract to Pybar
Red River Resources has launched development of the Far West zinc project, which would be its second underground mine at Thalanga in central Queensland.
- Tianqi to buy SQM stake in latest lithium deal
China’s Tianqi Lithium has agreed to buy around a quarter of Chilean lithium company, SQM, for $US4.07 billion ($5.42 billion).
- Mining employment optimistic in Queensland
Mining, resources and energy job advertisements have led the chart on the jobs portal SEEK, with Queensland advancing on a growth rate of 91 per cent year on year.
- World Gold Council predicts gold surge in next 30 years due to China, India
The World Gold Council (WGC) has released an essay collection called Gold 2048, which claims that due to an expanding middle class contingent in countries like China and India, demand for gold will rise.
- Mining jobs remain buoyant despite weaker commodity index
The mining sector saw a 32.1 per cent increase in job opportunities since a year ago, despite a 6.2 per cent fall in the RBA’s Non Rural Bulk Commodity Price Index last April. The rise is reflected in the DFP Mining and Resources Job Index, which has experienced consistent rise for 10 consecutive months.
- Minetec wins Olympic Dam contract
Minetec has been awarded a contract to supply BHP’s Olympic Dam mine in South Australia with an underground fleet management system.
- WesTrac to release new Cat excavator range
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac will launch the Cat 320 GC, 320 and 323 hydraulic excavators at events in Perth and Sydney in May and June.
- Fortescue extends community grant commitment
In marking Fortescue Metals Group’s 15th year of working with the local communities of the Pilbara in Western Australia, the company announced that it will provide grants of up to $10,000 for local communities projects.
- Rio Tinto gains accreditation for Pilbara autonomous train project
Rio Tinto has been granted accreditation for its AutoHaul autonomous train operation by Australia’s Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR).
- Battery Minerals secures $20m for Montepuez, $60m raised in May so far
Battery Minerals has received commitments to raise a further $20 million for its Montepuez graphite project in Mozambique, adding to the $US30 million ($40 million) debt and equity package secured earlier this month from Resource Capital Funds (RCF).
- Sandvik bolsters intelligent underground truck range
Sandvik has introduced the TH545i underground mining truck, which promises to deliver safety, productivity and profitability benefits.
- Young Australians in the dark about mining careers: survey
More than half of young Australians know nothing about a career in mining, according to research from youth agency, YouthInsight.
- AECOM withdraws from Adani rail link project for Carmichael mine
American engineering firm AECOM has announced it is no longer involved in the creation of a $2.2 billion rail link for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine project in the Galilee Basin, Queensland.