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Fortescue exports 1.5bn tonnes of iron ore
Fortescue Metals Group has shipped more than 1.5 billion tonnes of iron ore from its Pilbara operations since 2003, less than three years after boating its billionth tonne from Port Hedland.
Neometals signs Chinese agreement for Barrambie titanium
Neometals has secured a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese titanium slag producer, Jiuxing Titanium Materials, to supply product from the Barrambie titanium-vanadium project in Western Australia.
Peabody offloads mothballed QLD coal mine to MetRes
MetRes, a joint venture (JV) between Stanmore Coal and M Resources, has acquired the Millennium and Mavis Downs coal mine in Queensland from Peabody Energy.
Horizon furthers Boorara strategy following trial completion
Horizon Minerals has discovered high-grade gold potential after completing the trial and pit mapping of the Boorara gold project in Western Australia.
Follow the leaders: This week’s executive appointments
Keep up with the latest executive movements across the mining sector, including at Sheffield Resources, Centrex Metals, Aurizon and more.
Whitehaven lowers coal guidance amid market pressure
Whitehaven Coal has maintained a shaken but steadying business through the March quarter after being impacted by low seaborne coal prices and transport disruptions.
Red River continues Hillgrove ramp up
Red River has continued its gold production momentum at the Hillgrove and Thalanga operations in New South Wales and Queensland, respectively.
Newmont to extend Boddington life with autonomous fleet
Newmont has delivered first production from its new autonomous truck fleet at the Boddington gold mine in Western Australia.
Strike advances Paulsens East approval
Strike Resources has received the go-ahead for its Paulsens East iron ore mine in Western Australia with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) approving a project management plan (PMP).
Sandvik unveils DT923i jumbo
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has released a new tunnelling jumbo, the DT923i, for high power face drilling in tunnel and cavern excavations.
St George unearths rare, high-grade nickel discovery
St George Mining has discovered new high-grade nickel-copper sulphides at its Mt Alexander project in Western Australia.
Australian exports to China at record levels
Australia has recorded its highest ever monthly exports to China with $US13.2 billion ($17.26 billion) worth of goods headed to the Asian country in March.
CIMIC confident in commodity strengths
CIMIC Group executive chairman and chief executive officer Juan Santamaria said the company’s position will strengthen due to growth in Australia’s major commodity exports, over the next two years.
Copper demand to double with decarbonisation: BHP
BHP president of minerals for the Americas Ragnar Udd has expressed his optimism for the growing copper demand in the future during the CRU World Copper Conference in Chile.
Galaxy puts Mt Cattlin production back on track
Galaxy Resources has returned the Mt Cattlin spodumene-tantalite mine in Western Australia to its nameplate capacity, continuing a strong streak of lithium rebound since last year.
Sandvik reaches automation milestone
Sandvik has delivered its 100th automated loader in the Asia Pacific region following the delivery of a Sandvik LH621i underground loader to Byrnecut Australia in March.
Cyclone Seroja halts mining activities
Western Australia’s mining sector is assessing the impact of Cyclone Seroja after it hit the coast last weekend.
Vanadium to power regional Australia: TNG
TNG and V-Flow Tech have proposed a joint venture (JV) to produce vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) systems for regional Australia.
IGO sells Tropicana stake to Regis for $903m
Regis Resources has inked an agreement with IGO to purchase the latter’s 30 per cent interest in the Tropicana gold mine in Western Australia.
GR Engineering secures $59.5m Norseman contract
GR Engineering has been awarded a contract to build a processing plant at the Norseman gold project in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia.