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- Syrah completes first production at battery plant
Syrah Resources has delivered first production of purified spherical graphite from its battery anode material (BAM) plant in Louisiana in the United States.
- NRW emerges as leading bidder for BGC Contracting
NRW Holdings has confirmed it has been selected as the preferred bidder for the sale of BGC Contracting, subject to final documentation and conditions.
- Rio Tinto doubles up with Swift, Empired contracts
Rio Tinto has contracted Swift Media as part of the miner’s strategy to provide entertainment systems at its workforce accommodation villages.
- China dominates M&A deals as activity falls
The total merger and acquisition (M&A) deals for the metals and mining industry slipped by 6.7 per cent in September compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
- Macmahon settles Telfer dispute with Newcrest
Newcrest Mining has increased rates for Macmahon’s work at its Telfer gold project in Western Australia, putting an end to their contractual dispute.
- Albemarle-MinRes suspend operations at Wodgina
Albemarle and Mineral Resources (MinRes) have made their first major decision as joint venture partners of the Wodgina lithium operation, placing it on care and maintenance due to challenging market conditions for the commodity.
- Independence Group launches takeover offer for Panoramic
Independence Group (IGO) plans to strengthen its nickel portfolio after making an off-market takeover bid for Panoramic Resources.
- Pentium Hydro secures two-year contract with Roy Hill
Pentium Hydro has won a general works contract at the Roy Hill iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
- Harsco to pilot Volvo autonomous hauler
Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) autonomous battery-electric hauler will be tested at a Harsco Corporation environmental division (HE) site ahead of public release.
- Mining’s golden girls go on tour
Gold Industry Group’s (GIG) annual women in gold great diversity debate will travel to Melbourne and Sydney for the first time this month, in addition to its home city, Perth.
- Iron ore’s dream run comes to an end
Deloitte has identified the rise and fall of iron ore, the impact of the United States-China trade disputes and gold’s record run as the three key trends affecting the commodity market.
- Top five mining stories last week
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including the BHP strategy for selecting suppliers in the mining marketplace.
- Ausgold unearths seven-year mine potential at Katanning
Ausgold is backing potential to deliver a viable, standalone gold mining and processing operation at the Katanning gold project in Western Australia.
- Fortescue boosts Pilbara jobs with ACE contract
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a $24 million contract to Australian Ceramics Engineering (ACE), as part of its commitment to supporting jobs in the Pilbara region.
- IGO scraps downstream plant for BHP, Trafigura offtakes
Independent Group has identified value-maximising streams for its Nova operation in Western Australia, causing it to progress a feasibility study on its downstream nickel sulphate facility.
- Hancock profits surge as Roy Hill nears production growth
Hancock Prospecting has delivered a 90 per cent increase in profits during the 2019 financial year, largely owing to its acquisitions and development efforts.
- Peabody cuts jobs and activity at North Goonyella
Peabody Energy is slashing labour and activity at Queensland’s North Goonyella mine as it continues to re-ventilate zone B.
- South32 keeps watch of technology risks
South32 chief technology officer Vanessa Torres has credited technology for enabling the company to develop natural resources.
- Bis unveils grader for underground coal mines
Bis’ underground services team in Tomago, New South Wales has developed an underground grader for the coal sector.
- Anglo American targets ethically-sourced minerals by 2025
People, technology and culture are the three keys at the centre of Anglo American’s drive to build a more sustainable industry.