Seeing Machines has won a $1.5 million order for its Driver State System which uses driver eye tracking technology to monitor fatigue.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman assured BHP Billiton’s Queensland’s coal industry will not be inflicted with another royalty rise and pledged a more secure royalty framework.
Mining giant BHP Billiton has donated $2.5 million for a new emergency department at Muswellbrook Hospital.
Pay deals between BHP and its rail drivers have recommenced after the miner failed to meet union demands of pay rises, cheap rent in the Pilbara and extra annual leave.
Queensland Museum paelaeontologists are heading out to a BHP coal mine to uncover fossils.
The national coal industry lobby will be dismantled, with its members to integrate with the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).
Mining contractor NRW Holdings announced a profit slump and said it has lost more than 2300 employees over the last year as a result of the mining slump and contract termination.
The Melbourne Business School’s Sam Wylie explains what you’re betting on when buying BHP shares.
Mining giant BHP Billiton reported a 30 per cent drop in full-year profits, with the company saying it had dodged a bullet on a damaging acquisition due to Canadian politics.
Investment firm BlackRock sold down about $60 million worth of iron ore stocks last Thursday, particularly from Fortescue Metals and Atlas Iron.
Acid contamination could threaten mining giant BHP Billiton’s attempt to sell its old Mount Goldsworthy iron ore mine in the Pilbara to company Nimbus Mines.
Analysts are predicting BHP Billiton will increase its dividend payout at its annual result even as its profit takes a sharp hit.
Fighting for better working conditions and improved pay, workers at Chile’s Escondida copper mine have gone on strike.
Illawarra Training Group are recruiting for apprenticeships with BHP Billiton subsidiary Illawarra Coal.
BHP boss Andrew Mackenzie said demand for Australian resources will continue, but warned the nation will lose its competitive edge if workplace relations, tax regimes, and red tape are not fixed.
Former BHP head of aluminium, nickel, and corporate development, Alberto Calderon, has joined Orica as a non-executive director.
BHP Billiton has called off the sale of its Gregory Crinum coal complex after it couldn’t secure a buyer for the closed mine.
Financial analysis may suggest that now may well be the ideal time to start work on new mega mining projects as the price cycle trends towards a low before turning up again, but this is easier said than done.
A new report from Europe reveals stabilising global freight costs could end Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton’s dominance over supply of iron ore to the Asian markets.
Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton have both approved more than a billion dollars for the construction of a new seawater desalination facility for the Escondida copper mine.