Panoramic Resources has shipped first concentrate from the company’s recommissioned Savannah project in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
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Australia’s resources exports delivered a record $248 billion in revenue in 2018, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Technology advancement has a penchant for sparking new global commodity demand in the mining world, with lithium last year’s notable mover.
Fortescue Metals Group is making a strong first impression with its higher grade product in China as prices for iron ore have increased for the miner.
Slowdown in the Chinese economy is the biggest risk to the mining and metals sector in 2019, according to a survey of 51 key decision makers.
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.
The Port of Gladstone in Queensland exported 20.58 million tonnes of LNG exports in 2018, resulting in a new annual record.
Pilbara Minerals is moving forward with its planned expansion of the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia thanks to recent funding developments with Chinese and South Korean companies.
Rio Tinto is discussing an extension of the Bao-HI iron ore joint venture in Western Australia’s Pilbara region with partner China Baowu Group.
Fortescue Metals Group’s first shipment of the higher-grade West Pilbara Fines iron ore has left Western Australia for China.
New Century Resources’ first shipment from the restarted Century zinc mine in Queensland has arrived in China.
Roy Hill has signed two memoranda of understanding with Chinese companies during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai.
Fortescue chief executive Elizabeth Gaines is optimistic that China’s trade dispute with the United States will not dampen iron ore demand from China.
For the past 15 years the success of Fortescue Metals Group and growth of the Pilbara iron ore industry has been guided by one man – Andrew Forrest, winner of the Prospect Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Global Mining Association of China to boost excellence in the resources industry.
Altura Mining’s maiden cargo of spodumene concentrate from its lithium project at Pilgangoora in the Pilbara has departed Port Hedland.
Blackham Resources and A-Cap Resources have signed a farm-in joint venture (JV) agreement over the Wiluna cobalt-nickel project. A-Cap will acquire a 75 per cent interest in the Wiluna project in Western Australia for $11 million.
Heron Resources has launched underground mining at the Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales with development now almost three quarters complete.
Metro Mining has shipped one million tonnes (Mt) of bauxite from its Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa on Western Cape York, five months since the commencement of mining operations.