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- DDB secures AngloGold Ashanti, GWR contracts
Dynamic Drill and Blast Holdings (DDB) is set to provide drilling services at AngloGold Ashanti’s Sunrise Dam gold mine and GWR Group’s Wiluna West iron ore operation in Western Australia.
- Rinehart urges government to cut red tape
Iron ore mining magnate Gina Rinehart has urged the Australian Government to stop holding back industry growth and to cut green and red tapes to facilitate future investment.
- Landowner rights overhauled in SA mining act update
South Australia has increased landowner rights and environment protections in its mining act and regulations review.
- Rio Tinto hands $65m Koodaideri contract to SCEE
Rio Tinto has awarded Southern Cross Electrical Engineering (SCEE) a contract for plant electrical and instrumentation works at its Koodaideri iron ore project in Western Australia.
- Anglo American to extend Aquila’s mine life
Anglo American will be boosting the life of its Aquila metallurgical coal project in Queensland by six years through a $240 million investment.
- Sandvik, Barrick to test underground battery electric vehicles
Sandvik has agreed to undertake a trial with Barrick to trial battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for underground hard rock mining environments.
- Glencore gets green light at McArthur River
Glencore has received a ministerial approval to continue operations at the McArthur River zinc mine in the Northern Territory.
- Carawine expands foothold at Tropicana North
Carawine Resources has expanded its landholding at the Tropicana North gold project in Western Australia with the acquisition of Phantom Resources.
- MinRes to supercharge iron ore export capacity
Mineral Resources (MinRes) has charted a plan to significantly grow its iron ore business that is underpinned by exports.
- Fortescue hands Iron Bridge contract to ABB
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded ABB a contract worth $35.6 million to provide water cooled variable speed drives and high voltage induction motors at its Iron Bridge project in Western Australia.
- MACA hails strong iron ore, gold markets
MACA has flagged that its strong streak of mining contracts will continue in the 2021 financial year.
- Capricorn edges closer to Karlawinda production
Capricorn Metals has awarded a contract to Way Electrical for plant electrical installation at the Karlawinda gold project in Western Australia.
- Lab-made diamonds show drilling potential
A team of scientists led by the Australian National University and RMIT University have created two types of diamonds in the lab at room temperature.
- IGO refines growth strategy amid executive shake up
IGO is building on its purpose of “making a difference” as a business as it continues its strategic focus on copper and nickel as metals critical for enabling clean energy.
- Follow the leaders: This week’s executive movements
Keep up with the latest executive movements across the mining sector, including at Aus Tin Mining, New Hope Group and Red 5.
- SA halts FIFO work under COVID-19 lockdown
South Australia has confirmed that mining employees considered as essential workers will be exempt from the state’s six-day lockdown.
- Red 5, Ardea JV to expand Darlot hub
Red 5 and Ardea Resources have announced a farm-in joint venture (JV) agreement for two projects near Red 5’s Darlot gold mine in Western Australia.
- Dingo, Newmont join forces to create global maintenance partnership
Dingo has announced a global partnership with Newmont Corporation that will enable the latter to accelerate the implementation of its remote asset health monitoring support model.
- Mining could suffer $350bn loss from climate change inaction
Mining is anticipated to be the second hardest hit industry by climate change in Australia should there be an inaction in mitigating it, according to Deloitte.
- Trade deal signing to unify China and Australia: BHP CEO
BHP chief executive Mike Henry has underlined the importance for nations to strengthen their ties following the signing of the world’s biggest trade deal among 15 countries.