NRW Holdings has won a $176 million contract to provide bulk earthworks and concrete works at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
BHP has hit an iron ore production record in the 2018 financial year, improving its output by 3 per cent.
Mining giant BHP has received a recommendation of approval for the next 50 to 100 years of Pilbara mining operations from the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
BP has emerged as the front-runner to buy BHP’s US shale assets after submitting a bid of over $US10 billion ($13.5 billion).
SIMPEC has been awarded a second order with BHP at the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
There are a series of stakeholders that mining companies need to deliver social outcomes to. Deloitte’s Ian Sanders tells Australian Mining how they can achieve this.
Eight mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies have received a total of $7.14 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to tackle METS sector priorities.
BHP is trialling light electric vehicles (LEVs) at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
BHP will commit $US211 million in financial support to the non-profit body set up for the purposes of restoration and remediation of the 2015 Samarco mine dam collapse.
Epiroc’s Per Lindberg and Helena Hedblom describe the company’s plans in mining ahead of its split from Atlas Copco into a stand-alone business.
BHP, Vale and their joint-owned subsidiary Samarco have reached a compensatory agreement with the Brazilian Government over the 2015 Bento Rodrigues dam disaster.
Mining services company NRW Holdings has been on a contract winning streak this year. The company’s tender work has been so fruitful that it now has an order book at near-record levels of $2.05 billion.
CIMIC Group-owned Thiess has been awarded a major $255 million contract to continue to provide mining services at BHP Nickel West’s Rocky’s Reward nickel mine in Western Australia. Thiess has been providing turnkey mining services to the mine since August 2015.
BHP is to sell its Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile to Melbourne-based equity firm EMR Capital for $US230 million ($311.4 million) in cash, $US40 million ($US54.2 million) in proceeds and around $US50 million ($67.7 million) in contingent payments down the line, depending on copper performance.
BHP will spend $US2.9 billion ($3.9 billion) to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
The 2018 Women in Industry Awards took place in Sydney last night in a celebration of female achievement across a host of industries, including traditionally male-dominated industries such as mining.
Contracts are already being awarded for BHP’s South Flank iron ore project following today’s announcement the miner has approved development of the $4.5 billion mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Businessman Clive Palmer claims that tailings owned by his companies in Queensland contain cobalt worth $6 billion.
Mining companies have focused on developing a more positive image for the industry in recent years, Deloitte’s Ian Sanders tells Australian Mining.
Curtin University is among several partners that will play a key role in developing the Mineral Exploration Cooperative Research Centre (MinEx CRC), which has received $215 million in funding from mining companies and the federal government.