Rio Tinto and Aluminium Corp of China (Chinalco) have reportedly terminated their joint venture set up to explore for copper.
Rio Tinto subsidiary, Kennecott Exploration, has walked away from a potential joint venture with Azure Minerals at the Promontorio copper-gold project in Mexico.
Australian Mining attended the opening of Cudeco’s Rocklands copper mine in Queensland.
The Queensland Government has made a $15 million offer of support for rebricking of Glencore’s Mount Isa Mines copper smelter.
A contractor has died at MMG’s majority-owned Las Bambas copper mine in Peru.
The Melbourne-based company has secured a $30 million share placement to fund the restart of production at the Thalanga zinc mine in Queensland.
The Brisbane-based company has launched a $6.5 million initial public offering (IPO) as it prepares to list on the ASX.
Queensland copper producer CuDeco has announced a milestone for its Rocklands Copper Mine, sending its first shipment of sulphide copper concentrate to China.
Evolution has acquired a major stake in Glencore’s Ernest Henry copper gold mine.
Metso has signed a deal with Codelco to aid the transformation of the enormous Chuquicamata mine from open cut to underground.
BHP has recorded a drop in first half production levels across the board.
Thiess has been awarded the first underground decline project at the Mongolian Oyu Tolgoi mine.
Rio Tinto has changed its organisational structure, with iron ore head Andrew Harding to leave the business.
Doray Minerals has begun underground development at Deflector, following its first concentrate shipment.
BHP unveiled its strategy for Olympic Dam during a recent site visit, and how the operation plans to ramp up beyond any point seen to date at the mine. Cole Latimer reports.
Freeport McMoRan has sold its largest holdings in Africa to China Molybdenum for more than US$2 billion.
OZ Minerals is ramping up work on its massive Carrapateena copper deposit, with decline construction slated for the coming months.
Sandfire’s DeGrussa mine has always been focused on ramping up development and taking the operation to the next level. The DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine has set a rapid pace—moving from discovery in April 2009 to the completion of project construction in 2012. But it’s not just the mine itself striding forward, with its contractors also … Continue reading Going semi-autonomous with Sandfire
Former employees of the folded company Kagara Mining have received their full entitlements, following the sale of assets to a private equity firm. Administrator FTI Consulting said they had paid out $16 million in entitlements to 325 Kagara employees. In addition, $9.5 million has been reimbursed to the federal government for interim financial support provided … Continue reading Kagara Mining employees paid out
Carbine Resources has completed the pre-feasibility study for gold and copper tailings mining at the 130-year old Mount Morgan mine in Queensland. The company has identified potential to mine an average of 31,200oz of gold, 3200 tonnes of copper and 211,000 tonnes of pyrite each year. All-in sustaining costs for gold have come in at … Continue reading Carbine Resources closer to mining Mt Morgan