A new ALP Queensland government is against the use of a 100% FIFO workforce and plans to ban the practice.
BHP Billiton has partnered with the CSIRO to award two Australian high school students science and engineering awards.
A 30-year-old man has been taken to hospital after being injured at Illawarra Coal’s Dendrobium mine.
BHP Billiton’s proposed spin-off company South32 has signed a ten-year lease in a Perth office building.
Former Rio Executive Mal Randall said the move by iron ore majors to increase production at a time the market is oversupplied should be investigated by the ACCC.
BHP said it is done with iron ore expansions but that it is not worried about the record low price the commodity has fallen to.
A man who was rostered on to work the day of the Moura mine disaster has had his compensation claim for psychological damage dismissed.
BHP has made a massive donation to help improve the health and wellbeing of kids in WA, kicking in $20 million for Telethon.
BHP Billiton has achieved record coal and iron ore production in the September quarter, attributing the results to its “relentless” focus on productivity.
Rio Tinto had come out swinging against comments made by FMG’s CEO as the fight over WA’s iron ore industry continues.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett is angry at Rio Tinto and BHP and he’s not afraid to say so, this time accusing the pair of bullying junior miners.
Fortescue Metals Group chief Nev Power said he understands Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett’s frustration at Rio and BHP over their iron ore expansion plans.
A miner at the Saraji coal mine, who was sacked after he waved a sign that stated: “No Principles – Scabs – No Guts”, has lost a court case to have his job reinstated.
Australia and Brazil are set to supply 90 per cent of all seaborne iron ore by 2020.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has backed away from comments he made about Rio Tinto and BHP, saying he never meant to suggest the companies were colluding.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has hit out at Rio Tinto and BHP for flooding the market with iron ore, stating the business tactic may lead to a royalty hike.
Local businesses in Central Queensland already reeling from a down turn in the mining sector expect to feel more pain after BHP Billiton announced it was cutting 700 jobs.
The CFMEU has accused BHP Billiton of not caring about its workforce or the future of Central Queensland after the miner announced it would cut 700 jobs.
BHP Billiton is cutting 700 jobs across its Queensland coal business.
Iron ore is on the slide, finishing at below $US80 a tonne for the first time in five years.