Iron ore prices have reached a five-year high, breaking through the $US110 mark as the industry continues to respond to supply disruptions from Brazil.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the ongoing rise of iron ore prices in 2019.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including a machinery and technology alliance between Rio Tinto and Caterpillar in the Pilbara.
Fortescue Metals Group’s ambition for a fully autonomous fleet of haul trucks is a step closer after the first Cat 789D trucks fitted with the technology started operating at Cloudbreak.
Rio Tinto has announced disruptions to certain iron ore shipments from Western Australia following the impact of Cyclone Veronica.
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.
Fortescue Metal Group’s Solomon Hub iron ore operation in the Pilbara has been affected by a large bushfire over the past week.
Fortescue Metals Group’s first shipment of the higher-grade West Pilbara Fines iron ore has left Western Australia for China.
Fortescue Metals Group, in celebrating its achievements in the past 2018 financial year, has reinforced its focus on building sustainable mines of the future.
Roy Hill has signed two memoranda of understanding with Chinese companies during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai.
Thiess will install autonomous haulage technology at Fortescue Metals Group’s Christmas Creek iron ore operation in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Fortescue has secured eight memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with major Chinese steel mills during the inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE).
Fortescue has posted a rise in production of 14 per cent year on year in what chief executive officer Elizabeth Gaines called “a strong start” to the company’s 2019 first quarter.
Technology company Aurora Labs has signed a non-binding preliminary agreement with Fortescue Metals Group to work on 3D printing technology for mining.
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.
Kirkland Lake Gold’s Fosterville gold mine in Victoria has won the 2018 Australian Mining Prospect Awards Mine of the Year.
Civmec’s focus on strengthening its maintenance service offering has paid off with the award of contracts from a number of leading Australian mining companies.
Hancock Prospecting has increased its offer price to Atlas Iron, from 4.2 cents to 4.45 cents per Atlas share, in an attempt to secure at least 87 per cent voting power in the junior miner.
Pilbara-focused junior BCI Minerals has launched a divestment process for its portfolio of iron ore assets projects in the Western Australian region.
Fortescue Metals Group’s financial performance has slumped as China has focused on using high-grade iron ore at its steel mills.