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- BHP hands out South Flank contract to Clough
BHP has awarded its latest contract for the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia to Clough.
- Evolution goes underground at Cowal with Pybar
Evolution Mining’s expansion of the Cowal gold operations in New South Wales has moved forward with the award of an underground development contract to Pybar.
- Brazil to decommission all upstream tailings dams by 2021
The Brazilian Government has elected to impose a ban on all upstream tailings dams in light of Vale’s tailings dam disaster in January that killed at least 169 people.
- New Hope pursues New Acland approval after Land Court breakthrough
New Hope Group has advanced to the next step of the embattled New Acland coal mine stage three project approvals process as it seeks final go ahead for the long-awaited development this year.
- Aus Tin mines first ore block at Granville following mine expansion
Aus Tin Mining has recommenced mining at its Granville East mine in Tasmania, following the completion of a new tailings storage facility as part of the level two expansion of the operation.
- Independence Group CEO talks tech and exploration at Austmine 2019
Utilising innovative technology to fast-track both the exploration and exploitation of mining sites is the key to success in the modern age, according to Independence Group (IGO) managing director and CEO, Peter Bradford.
- Still room for fun as Northparkes $220m block cave gets under way
From shaking out moves at the Parkes Elvis Festival to commencing its next block cave mine, it’s all happening for Northparkes Mines.
- Kalium Lakes given the go-ahead for Beyondie SOP project
Kalium Lakes has been granted all required approvals for its Beyondie sulphate of potash project (BSOPP) in the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia.
- Lucapa unearths 12th Lulo diamond above 100 carats
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 128-carat diamond from the Lulo alluvial mine in Angola, the 12th 100-plus carat gem it has secured from the African site.
- Monadelphous contract at BHP’s South Flank to create 400 jobs
Monadelphous has been granted a construction works contract worth $108 million at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
- Glencore ups intake of apprentices in Australia
Glencore is supporting its status as one of Australia’s leading mining industry employers by boosting its number of apprentices in 2019.
- Fortescue defends autonomous system after trucks collide
An autonomous truck at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek iron mine in the Pilbara has reversed into another stationary truck, the company confirmed on Friday.
- AvidSys saves 150 jobs with purchase of RCR businesses
Indian-owned company AvidSys Group has purchased the remaining parts of RCR Tomlinson – RCR Resources, RCR Power and RCR Water West – following the recently announced sale of RCR Mining and RCR Heat Treatment to NRW Holdings.
- Sedgman denied $49.9 million in costs dispute with Heron Resources
A claim from contractor Sedgman for $49.9 million in additional costs from contractor Heron has been rejected by the contract superintendent.
- Lepidico develops battery-grade chemical producing lithium technology
Lepidico will concentrate its production of high purity lithium hydroxide rather than lithium carbonate, due to customer preferences for the battery compound.
- Smart connections: How the Internet of Things is changing asset management
The opportunities with new technologies are endless and the capability of Cat product to connect remotely is leading the way in technology solutions for mining and exploration.
- NRW locks in $62m rail contract with Fortescue
Fortescue Metals Group has now officially awarded NRW Holdings an ambitious rail project contract first announced at the end of last year.
- Adani coal development threatened by rare bird
Adani has labelled a draft report that recommends against the Carmichael coal mine and rail project in Queensland being developed because of its management plan for the rare black-throated finch bird as “false and inaccurate”.
- Civmec contracted by Albemarle to develop WA lithium plant
Engineering services company Civmec has been chosen by Albemarle Lithium to construct a lithium hydroxide plant in Western Australia.
- Flooded rail track in QLD to be repaired earlier than expected
A flooded rail track that has significantly impacted mineral shipments from major miners such as Glencore could be repaired ahead of schedule, according to railway operator Queensland Rail.