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- Fortescue executes $881 million bond offer to repay debt
Fortescue Metals Group has completed a $US600 million ($881 million) bond offering that will be used to partially repay its $US1.4 billion 2022 loan facility.
- Acquisitions key to surviving amid shortage of discoveries
Acquisition is the way to survival as major new greenfields discoveries appear to have dried up, according to PCF Capital principal Liam Twigger.
- Mining business growth continues after successful AIMEX
The Australian mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector has shown its buoyancy once again with the success of Australia’s largest and longest-running mining exhibition, Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX), which has shown incredible resilience to post an increase in visitation.
- Kidman shareholders give green light for Wesfarmers takeover
Wesfarmers’ $776 million bid to acquire Kidman Resources has been overwhelmingly backed by the lithium miner’s shareholders.
- Centaurus builds Brazilian presence with Vale acquisition
Vale has sold the Jaguar Nickel Sulphide Project to Centaurus Metals in a US$7 ($10.3) million-dollar deal.
- Queensland safety reset reaches 96% of state
Queensland’s safety reset is nearing completion, with just a small number of the state’s mine and quarry workforce left to complete the program.
- Geopacific lines up GR Engineering for Woodlark contract
Geopacific Resources has issued a letter of intent to contract GR Engineering for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works at the Woodlark gold project in Papua New Guinea.
- Orion teams up with Byrnecut at Prieska project
Orion Minerals has partnered with Byrnecut Offshore to provide underground mine development and mine production services at the Prieska copper-zinc project in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
- Adani faces heated opposition with activists taken into custody
Anti-coal activists allegedly assaulted an contractor employee at Adani Australia’s rail construction site north of Clermont in Queensland.
- Komatsu strikes BHP deal for 41 South Flank autonomous trucks
Komatsu will deploy 41 automation-ready Komatsu 930E-5 ultra-class haul trucks at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia from next month.
- CSIRO edges closer to solving the mystery of the Pilbara gold nugget
An ‘old-school gold rush’ kicked off in the Pilbara goldfields in 2017 with the discovery of hundreds of gold nuggets shaped like watermelon seeds.
- Iron ore price hit by biggest monthly drop in eight years
The seaborne iron ore price has experienced its largest one month drop in almost eight years as shipments increased to China sparking supply pressure.
- Pilbara Minerals finds Chinese backing amid softening market
Pilbara Minerals plans to sell an 8.5 per cent stake in the company to China’s largest electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer despite a slowdown in lithium’s largest market.
- Glencore comes out on top of tax dispute
Glencore has won a dispute against the Australian Tax Office (ATO) after the federal court ruled the Swiss parent company paid the correct amount of tax on its copper concentrate purchases from an Australian mine.
- AuStar to grow Victorian gold portfolio with Centennial acquisition
AuStar Gold is set to acquire Centennial Mining following the Victorian gold producer’s appointment of administrators in March.
- WA offers minerals research scholarships
The Western Australian Government has declared applications for the Minerals Research Institute’s PhD program open.
- Panoramic struggles to meet ore production targets
Panoramic Resources has failed to reach its forecast ore output at the Savannah nickel-copper-cobalt project in Western Australia over the past two months following a much-improved June quarter.
- Hastings Deering simplifyies component repair options
Hastings Deering has developed a range of component repair options, tailored towards the unique circumstances of the mining and construction industries.
- Queensland resources sector demands hope for New Acland
The Queensland Parliament’s relocation to the state’s north serves as an “important symbolic gesture” just as New Hope Group shed 150 jobs from its New Acland mine near Oakey yesterday.
- CSIRO launches open-access virtual core library
CSIRO has introduced the National Virtual Core Library (NVCL), a digitised collection of 10 million metres of drill core estimated to be archived in warehouses around Australia.