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- BHP halts Jimblebar operations to boost safety
BHP has briefly paused operations at the Jimblebar iron ore mine in Western Australia after a few weeks of low level safety accidents.
- Newmont considers drilling restart after coronavirus delays
Newmont Corporation has revised its 2020 outlook due to uncertainty associated with coronavirus, including changes to its development schedule and budget.
- Image hangs on to guidance despite slipping sales
Image Resources has noted softening demand for heavy mineral concentrate in May after completing its sale as planned a month prior.
- Mongolia to construct Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi power plant
The Mongolian Government has notified Rio Tinto that it will develop a state-owned coal-fired power plant to fuel the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine.
- Australian Pacific Coal to modify Dartbrook restart proposal
Australian Pacific Coal’s appeal to extend the mothballed Dartbrook underground coal mine in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley remains in negotiation between the company and the Independent Planning Commission (IPC).
- QLD to launch resources community fund
The Queensland Government has reached an agreement with major resources companies in the state to create a $100 million Resources Community Infrastructure Fund (RCIF).
- AusIMM continues to deliver 2020 conferences
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) is set to launch a series of digital conferences this year, including the uranium, lithium and Minesafe conferences.
- Metso, Outotec make headway in merger completion
Metso and Outotec have announced a board of directors ahead of the two companies’ combined Metso Outotec organisation.
- Agrimin achieves major status for Mackay potash project
The Australian government has granted a major project status to Agrimin’s Mackay potash project in Western Australia, highlighting its significance to the economy.
- Terracom makes Universal Coal acquisition compulsory
TerraCom has tightened its hold on Universal Coal as it moves to acquire all of the shares it does not already own in the company.
- Glencore ventures to Ireland for zinc
Glencore is aiming to expand its zinc portfolio by increasing an interest in Vancouver-based junior Group Eleven Resources.
- Fortescue awards Iron Bridge contract to Aboriginal business
Fortescue Metal Group has contracted Cundaline to complete the West Canning Basin earthworks at the Iron Bridge magnetite project in Western Australia.
- Rio Tinto, BHP’s female leaders on path to directorships with MCA
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has awarded scholarships to three women in the minerals industry to help them secure company board positions.
- Gold Fields powers Agnew mine with hybrid renewable energy
Gold Fields and EDL have completed the 56 megawatt hybrid renewable project in the Agnew mine in Western Australia, delivering up to 70 per cent of the mine’s power requirements.
- Top five mining stories last week
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including Rio Tinto creating an additional 300 jobs to support its Western Australian iron ore business. Rio Tinto to hire hundreds of skilled workers in WA Rio Tinto has created more than 300 jobs to support its iron ore business in … Continue reading Top five mining stories last week
- Gold prices zig zag to three-year highs
Australian gold prices have climbed back up to three-year highs at the end of this week, hitting $2673.56, according to data from ABC Bullion.
- Gascoyne puts Dalgaranga back on track
Gascoyne has produced more than six thousand ounces of gold at record grades for the fourth consecutive month at the Dalgaranga gold mine in Western Australia.
- Red 5 launches King of the Hills recruitment drive
Red 5 remains on track to complete the final feasibility studies for the King of the Hills gold mine in Western Australia during the September quarter.
- Oversupply, high costs pressure Alcoa’s future smelting business
Alcoa is still reviewing the future of its aluminum smelting business amid the COVID-19 crisis and stock overhang.
- Legend flags huge mineralised system in Mawson
Legend Mining’s latest diamond drillhole results at the Rockford project in Western Australia have provided further evidence that a large mineralised system is present at the Mawson prospect.