Earth shattering technologies, digital efficiency and the human element of mining are some of the futuristic themes being covered at this month’s Austmine conference in Brisbane.
Clive Palmer-owned Queensland Nickel has applied to be the rail operator for the Yabulu Nickel Refinery operations in North Queensland.
The Australian mining industry has paid tribute to Sir Arvi Parbo, a legend of the sector who passed away yesterday aged 93.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Saraji coal mine in Queensland has returned to normal operations following a fatal accident last week.
BHP’s Jimblebar mine wouldn’t see the advancement it does today if it wasn’t for Elsabe Muller. Australian Mining writes.
BHP has awarded a new power generation and dewatering rental contract to Babylon Pump & Power, effective for at least six months.
BHP has launched the second phase of its $10 million ‘Think Big’ ad campaign this week, focusing on the company’s global reach and supply of essential resources.
BHP is to settle a US class action complaint concerning the purchasers of American depositary receipts of BHP in the wake of the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has signed an five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI).
Fortescue Metals Group boasts 50 per cent female representation on their board, while major players BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and OZ Minerals all seat multiple female board members.
BHP has announced today that it has awarded a $75 million contract to services company Decmil Australia, thanks to the group’s successful delivery on several BHP iron ore projects in Western Australia.
Mining industry approval and infrastructure project processes in Western Australia and Queensland have been cited as susceptible to corruption, according to a new report by Transparency International Australia program, Mining for Sustainable Development (M4SD). The program used the Mining Awards Corruption Risk Assessment (MACRA) tool — created by a Transparency International expert to build a methodology for … Continue reading Mining approval processes at risk of corruption: report
An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire, which disrupted production at the Mount Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia. BHP Billiton has confirmed an evacuation took place at the processing facility near Newman before 2pm on Thursday afternoon. “We can confirm a fire has been reported at Mt Whaleback,” a BHP … Continue reading BHP Billiton confirm evacuation amid fire investigation at WA mine
The Queensland department of natural resources and mines (DNRM) has granted the final heritage approval for Carbine Resources’ Mount Morgan gold copper project, southwest of Rockhampton.
The number of young men and women studying science, technology, engineering and maths is steadily declining. Australian Mining speaks to BHP’s chief of staff and head of geoscience, Laura Tyler, about the importance of addressing the STEM skills gap.
BHP Billiton has received approval from the Town of Port Hedland to increase the amount of iron ore it can export through the Western Australian port each year.
Western Australia’s Curtin University is collaborating with mining companies at a new $6.7 million research centre to apply world-class science to the rehabilitation of retired mine sites.
BHP Billiton is considering the divestment of its Fayetteville onshore gas field in the United States, the company reported in its latest operational review.
BHP Billiton has again shot down a proposal by Elliot Associates to restructure the company.
BHP Billiton has rejected a proposal from US hedge fund firm Elliott Associates to alter its company structure and divest its US petroleum assets.