The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published an interoperability alignment report with a consensus from 17 mining companies regarding the industry’s vision and direction for interoperability
Australia’s chief economist reported in June that the nation’s resource and energy exports are set to hit a new record of $285 billion in 2019–20, before falling back in 2020–21.
BHP has revealed details surrounding its ambitious growth plans, sharing its technology and transformation agenda being undertaken in response to changing work conditions.
Deloitte has highlighted the challenges of changing the image of mining along with practical actions to reset the Australian public’s perception of the industry in a new report.
Rio Tinto has achieved a permitting milestone at the Resolution copper project in the United States with the release of an independently prepared draft environmental impact statement.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including BHP’s plans to expand its Nickel West division in Western Australia.
BHP has approved $US283 million in funding to develop the Ruby oil and gas project in Trinidad and Tobago.
BHP is accelerating the development of its Nickel West division ahead of expected growth in demand driven by the electric vehicle sector.
Mincor Resources has finalised its offtake agreement with BHP Billiton Nickel West, marking a major step towards restarting nickel sulphide mining in the Kambalda district of Western Australia.
BHP Western Australian Iron Ore has extended its air charter services agreement with Alliance Aviation Services by two years.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the start of a Victorian development that will turn brown coal into hydrogen.
BHP will potentially introduce up to 500 autonomous trucks at its open cut operations, a tenfold increase on the company’s existing fleet at the Jimblebar mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
BHP will launch a $US400 million ($571.1 million) climate investment program aimed at reducing emissions from its operations and those generated from the use of its resources.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the rise of mining salaries around the country.
BHP remains optimistic about delivering high volumes over the next year despite recording approximately $US1 billion ($1.42 billion) in negative movement in productivity for the 2019 financial year.
BHP wants to introduce LNG-fuelled iron ore vessels, which could transport up to 10 per cent of its product in the coming years.
Mincor has completed the final drafting of its offtake agreement with BHP Nickel West regarding material from Mincor’s Kambalda nickel sulphide business.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has developed a system for truck maintenance at the Daunia coal mine in Queensland that reduces the average downtime for a regular service from two hours to just 40 minutes.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the effort to improve mine safety in Queensland after another serious accident.
BHP’s ambitious expansion proposal for the Pilbara over the next century has been given approval by the Western Australian Government.