BHP has launched the operation of an underground ramp that will improve access to higher-grade copper at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
Thiess has secured a $150 million contract extension at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Caval Ridge coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
BHP has completed a $US5.2 billion ($7.3 billion) buyback of company shares for distribution to shareholders.
National Group has been a part of history in more ways than one this past month having recently handed over five of the world’s second largest mining trucks to BHP.
Joint venture partners ExxonMobil and BHP have approved the development of the western dome of the Barracouta gas field in the Bass Strait offshore Victoria.
BHP’s introduction of autonomous equipment at the $4.5 billion South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara is under way.
Alcoa has secured gas supply agreements with three leading producers that will cover 25 per cent of its requirements in Western Australia from 2020.
BHP Nickel West has received state government approval to develop its Venus nickel sulphate deposit near Leinster in the northern Goldfields of Western Australia.
Automated drone developer Airobotics has secured several key milestones in the past year. Australian Mining catches up with the company to see what’s next.
Fortescue Metals Group is preparing to meet changing Chinese demand for iron ore with its new West Pilbara Fines product.
Decmil Australia has won a contract extension to help bolster operations at BHP’s $US3.4 billion ($4.6 billion) South Flank project and Mining Area C in the Pilbara.
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has won a contract to deliver the largest rail mounted stackers and reclaimers in the world to BHP’s $4.6 billion South Flank project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Junior miners Cohiba Minerals and Auroch Minerals have talked up the potential of their projects in the wake of BHP’s revelation of a discovery near Olympic Dam in South Australia.
BHP has identified iron oxide, copper, gold mineralised system near Australia’s largest reserve of copper and uranium ore, the Olympic Dam operations in South Australia.
BHP has changed its procurement policies, extending preferred payment terms of 30 days to all Australian businesses in local areas.
BHP chief financial officer Peter Beaven has called for improved investment strategies in the mining industry to help aid medium and long-term growth for companies.
BHP Billiton Nickel West proposal to build and operate a nickel sulphide mine near Leinster in Western Australia has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
BHP has settled a dispute with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) regarding taxes that were allegedly owed by the mining major over a 15-year period.
BHP’s Jimblebar mine wouldn’t see the advancement it does today if it wasn’t for Elsabe Muller. Australian Mining writes.
BHP’s preliminary internal investigation has found that the derailment of its iron ore freight train earlier this month was caused by a brake failure.