Rio Tinto has awarded a contract to CSI Mining Services for the development of the Lens A/B pit at the Brockman 2 iron ore mine in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques has apologised for the destruction of Juukan Gorge, an ancient Aboriginal site.
Rio Tinto has contracted Swift Media as part of the miner’s strategy to provide entertainment systems at its workforce accommodation villages.
Mineral Resources has declared its farm-in and joint venture (JV) agreement with Hong Kong-based Brockman Mining for the Marillana iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia, unconditional.
Balla Balla Infrastructure Group (BBIG) has made significant progress with its Western Australia iron ore railway project, having received royal assent to become ratified as a WA act of parliament.
Fortescue Metals Group said it will fight a court decision which has ruled in favour of a junior mining company accessing its rail infrastructure.
The head of junior miner Brockman Mining has been charged with corruption in Hong Kong after being under investigation since October 2011.
Western Australia’s economic regulator has set a maximum price for access to Fortescue Metals Group’s port and rail assets.
In what comes as a reproach to iron ore companies fighting over rail access in the Pilbara, Colin Barnett said warring resource companies were holding projects up more than government red tape.