BHP has stated that productivity will be “broadly flat” in the 2019 financial year according to chef executive officer Andrew Mackenzie.
BHP has awarded its latest contract for the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia to Clough.
The Brazilian Government has elected to impose a ban on all upstream tailings dams in light of Vale’s tailings dam disaster in January that killed at least 169 people.
Monadelphous has been granted a construction works contract worth $108 million at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
BHP’s growth aspirations to significantly increase copper output at Olympic Dam have been recognised by the South Australian Government with major development status.
South32 has highlighted tailings safety in its latest 2019 half-year report, emphasising the company’s dam management standard.
BHP has approved two major funding packages worth a combined $US952 million ($1.34 billion) to advance its petroleum prospects offshore the United States and Mexico.
BHP is trialling zero-emissions vehicles at the Olympic Dam operation in South Australia in an attempt to reduce exposure to particulate matter.
Australian iron ore majors such as Fortescue, BHP and Rio Tinto have all seen a significant boost to their share prices while Brazilian company Vale’s has dropped significantly.
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BHP has formed a partnership aimed at finding a sustainable way to both clean up legacy mining impacts and develop biomass to be used as feedstock for biofuels from the impacted lands and water.
Major miners BHP and Rio Tinto have endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and its objectives to enshrine a First Nations Voice in the Australian Constitution and to establish a Makarrata Commission.
A dam disaster in Brazil that left 60 people dead and over 300 missing last Friday has cast a new light on the safety record of iron ore major Vale.
Rio Tinto’s procurement program in the Pilbara, Western Australia has achieved a milestone through the award of its 100th local work package in the region.
Rising investment in Western Australian mining projects and record sales in 2017–18 could see the mining industry return to the conditions of the mining boom, according to research from IBISWorld.
BHP has revealed a $US600 million ($838.2 million) hit to its productivity following three high-profile unplanned outages.
National Group has started 2019 in the same way it finished 2018 by delivering a pair of excavators into Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
UGL has secured the latest contracts in the resources industry for parent company CIMIC Group with $200 million of extensions to supply maintenance and turnaround services for oil and gas sector clients.
Woodside Petroleum has awarded four contracts for front-end engineering design activities for the proposed Scarborough gas project in Western Australia.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Saraji coal mine in Queensland has returned to normal operations following a fatal accident last week.