Metro Mining may shut down the Bauxite Hills mine in Queensland for the wet season early if sales don’t pick up over the next month.
Metro Mining’s first ship for 2020 has arrived for loading at Skardon River in Queensland as part of Xinfa Group’s two million tonne purchase this year.
Metro Mining is set to recommence mining and shipping in April, with an estimated one million tonnes of bauxite to be produced and shipped by the end of June.
Metro Mining is set to reduce activity at the Bauxite Hills mine in Far North Queensland over the next three months.
SRG Global has secured preferred tenderer status for a $90 million multi-disciplinary asset services contract with Alcoa of Australia.
Metro Mining is on track to achieve its production guidance at the Bauxite Hills project in Far North Queensland this year.
Rio Tinto has recovered from operational and weather challenges faced in the Pilbara earlier this year, with its September quarter iron ore production jumping 10 per cent.
South32 has reached a long-term gas purchase agreement with Woodside Energy for the Worsley Alumina bauxite mine in Western Australia.
South32 Worsley Alumina has submitted a revised proposal to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) regarding the expansion of its Worsley mine in Western Australia.
Metro Mining has recommenced operations at its Bauxite Hills mine, having completed activities relating to expanding production in 2019.
South32 has awarded a long-term engineering services contract at the Worsley Alumina bauxite operations in Western Australia to SRG Global.
Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa is back in operation after a planned hiatus during the wet season in Far North Queensland.
Rio Tinto has reopened all of the operations in Western Australia and Queensland that were temporarily closed in anticipation of the cyclones on both sides of the country.
Major miners Rio Tinto and BHP are gearing up in preparation for the cyclones on both the west and east coasts of Australia.
The major miner has completed commissioning of the Amrun mine in Far North Queensland ahead of schedule and as global supply of the higher-grade bauxite produced at the site becomes scarcer.
Government reporting from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Geoscience Australia (GA) have pointed to a resources and energy sector in good health following on from a record $248 billion in exports in 2018.
Australian Bauxite has launched mining and screening at the Bald Hill mine in northern Tasmania to prepare for its next cargo of seaborne cement-grade product.
The maiden bauxite shipment from Rio Tinto’s newest mine, Amrun in Queensland, has arrived at the Port of Gladstone.
Rio Tinto has made its first shipment of bauxite from the Amrun project in Queensland six weeks ahead of schedule.
Rio Tinto’s Gove Operations has been recognised as a world-class bauxite producer in the global aluminium industry at the 2018 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory Export and Industry Awards.