Rio Tinto’s AutoHaul project has ramped up to a stage where it is now autonomously completing more than half of its train journeys in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Metals company TNG is on track to sell its Melville Island exploration licence application (ELA) in the Northern Territory to Rio Tinto Exploration.
Metro Mining has awarded SAB Mining with the mining contract at its Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.
The Queensland Department Heritage Protection (DEHP) has approved the environmental authority (EA) for Queensland Bauxite’s South Johnstone project at Camp Creek, taking it a step closer to production.
Australian Mines plans to acquire the multi-commodity Sconi project in North Queensland from joint venture partner Metallica Minerals for $10 million.
Metallica Minerals has received federal environmental approval for its Urquhart bauxite project in Queensland, setting it on track for development.
Rio Tinto has released its 2017 second quarter production results, recording a high output particularly at its bauxite operations.
Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite project in Queensland is nearly one third complete, with bauxite shipments on track to begin during the first quarter of 2019.
Metro Mining has received final environmental approval for the Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.
Metro Mining has executed a combined native title and land access agreement for the Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.
Poor weather conditions have disrupted Rio Tinto’s performance at its Pilbara iron ore operations in Western Australia during the first quarter of 2017.
Rio Tinto has awarded more than $900 million contracts to Queensland suppliers during the continued development of its Amrun bauxite project in the Cape York Peninsula.
Metro Mining is preparing to launch construction of the Bauxite Hills mine near Weipa in North Queensland in July.
Rio Tinto has awarded civil construction company Fulton Hogan a $45 million contract to build a dam supplying water to its Amrun bauxite project in Queensland.
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.
Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals has secured a contract to supply around 400,000 bone dry metric tonnes of bauxite from its Huntly mine in Western Australia.
Development of Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite project in North Queensland continues to gather pace following the award of $160 million of contracts to construction company Civmec.
The University of Queensland has worked with Rio Tinto to create a new way to process bauxite ores.
Rio Tinto has seen production increases across the board, seeing a leap in all segments bar coking coal.
Rio Tinto is reportedly cutting more than 40 workers from its Weipa bauxite operations in Queensland. The 41 workers are from a range of different positions, including management, professional, operational, and support roles. The majority of the cuts – 22 – are support roles in operations and maintenance, according to the Cairns Post. Rio stated … Continue reading Rio Tinto cuts staff at Weipa