Western Areas has approved the Odysseus nickel project at its Cosmos operations in Western Australia after delivering a positive definitive feasibility study (DFS).
Kirkland Lake Gold’s Fosterville gold mine in Victoria has won the 2018 Australian Mining Prospect Awards Mine of the Year.
BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has claimed that businesses are navigating “global volatility” in a thinly veiled reference to escalating trade tensions between the United States and China.
BHP is reducing its 2019 copper guidance by 3 per cent following outages at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia and Spence operation in Chile.
BHP is strengthening its exposure to South American copper by increasing a stake in Ecuador-focused SolGold.
National Group’s heavy transport solution business, National Heavy Haulage (NHH), has delivered five ultra-class Liebherr T 282 C dump trucks to BHP’s Peak Downs coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
A $218 million research organisation designed to develop mineral-discovery technologies has been launched by South Australian Energy and Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan.
CIMIC-owned Thiess has secured a $1.2 billion mining services contract at the Mt Arthur coal operation in the Hunter Valley.
BHP is trialing drones to inspect its ocean freight operations, building on the successful integration of the technology at mine sites.
NRW Holdings subsidiary Action Drill & Blast has been awarded two Western Australian contracts worth a combined $24.5 million by leading miners, Talison Lithium and BHP.
A Western Australian-led consortium is a step closer to winning the bid for a $100 million Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) from the Federal Government.
BHP has awarded a new power generation and dewatering rental contract to Babylon Pump & Power, effective for at least six months.
BHP has awarded Downer a maintenance services contract at its Western Australian Iron Ore (WAIO) operations in Port Hedland.
Brazilian prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais have released a statement detailing final compensation payments with Vale and BHP over the 2015 Samarco dam disaster.
Monadelphous has secured a $240 million contract with BHP to provide maintenance services for shutdowns, outages and minor capital works at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
BHP and cost-neutral organisation C-Res’s Local Buying Program (LBP has hit a milestone of $250 million in investment for small Australian businesses.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has awarded Wisely Group with a three-year maintenance contract at the Blackwater coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
BHP has finalised the sale of its Fayetteville onshore gas assets in Arkansas to MMGJ Hugoton III for $US300 million ($415.3 million).
BHP’s Kalgoorlie nickel smelter has been closed this week following a fire at the Western Australian site last weekend.
BHP’s development of the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara has taken a major step forward with the first blast at the site this week.