Following recent sanctions by the US on certain Russian oligarchs and companies, Rio Tinto is set to invoke a clause to potentially pull out of a contract as a bauxite supplier for aluminium major RUSAL’s Aughinish refinery in Limerick, Ireland.
Despite performance challenges South32 believes it remains on track to achieve the 2017 financial year production guidance set at most of its operations.
In the first week of January 2017, Alumina, one of Australia’s major mining companies, announced it is to permanently shut down the Suralco mine and refinery in Suriname.
A number of works have been cut at Rio Tinto’s Yarwun facility as the low alumina price continues to bite.
South32 has released its Quarterly Report for September, showing a significant reduction in financial leases as the Australian dollar has depreciated against the US dollar.
A Gladstone aluminium worker who ended up with burned skin from a caustic soda spill is suing his employer for negligence.
New figures from the WA Department of Mines and Petroleum have highlighted the value of the state’s resources industry.
Rio Tinto on track to deliver 360 Mt/a of iron ore, with key elements of the infrastructure that will support the expansion now complete.
Rio Tinto is re-examining its aluminium divestment strategy, as the market starts to gather strength.
A former Gove alumina refinery worker has successfully claimed $425,000 in compensation for malignant mesothelioma, despite statutory limitations.
Alcoa has pleaded guilty to breaching safety laws related to the death of a contractor in 2009 and could be fined up to $200,000 later this week.
Rio Tinto bauxite and alumina president Phillip Strachan has been appointed as the new head of the Australian Aluminium Council.
A worker was fatally injured at the Worsley alumina refinery on September 29.
Data released by the Department of Mines and Petroleum has valued Western Australia’s mineral and petroleum industry in 2013-14 at $121.6 billion, a 20 per cent increase on last year.
BHP Billiton’s Full year results announcement to the ASX this afternoon have shown revenue growth of 1.9 per cent, representing a $67.2 billion increase.
We’ve broken down what sites will be affected, and who is staying and who is going in the BHP demerger
BHP Billiton has announced a massive shift in the company, announcing that it will spin out approximately half of its existing assets in to a new company.
Rio Tinto has so far produced 10 per cent more iron ore this year than it did during the same period last year as an expansion of its Pilbara operations coupled with productivity gains pays off.
BHP Billiton has confirmed there will be job cuts at Worsley Alumina following the end of a four-year efficiency and expansion project.
Western Australia’s resources sector has set a new record value of $113.8 billion during 2013