As Australia’s mining industry fortifies itself as the backbone of the nation’s economy, major resources companies and Aboriginal-owned contractors look to strengthen the presence of Indigenous workers in the industry.
Stay on top of the latest executive movement across the mining sector over the past week, including at Kalium Lakes, Northern Minerals, Decmil and more.
Fortescue Metals Group plans to build off its 2020 financial year momentum by maintaining record production, delivering its growth projects and executing its climate change goals.
Fortescue Metals Group has contracted Pacific Energy to build a power station at the Solomon iron ore mine in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group is the only Australian company to be recognised among Parity.org’s list of Best Companies for Women to Advance this year.
Resource Development Group (RDG) has won a contract with Fortescue Metals Group to design and build an overpass at the Cloudbreak mine in Western Australia.
Fortescue has rolled out its 100th autonomous haul truck conversion at its Chichester Hub in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Australia’s big iron ore miners are set to cash in on surging iron ore prices as Brazil’s Vale has been hit with coronavirus-related troubles.
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded PROK a major contract to design and construct conveyor pulleys at the Iron Bridge magnetite project near Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has contracted Mallard Deemy to construct and install laboratory, storage and administrative facilities for the Eliwana mine and rail project in Western Australia.
The High Court on Friday dismissed Fortescue Metals Group’s application to appeal a native title decision covering its Solomon iron ore mine in Western Australia.
Monadelphous Group has secured construction and maintenance contracts, including with four Australian mining giants, worth a combined value of around $150 million.
Fortescue Metals Group has approved $20 million in financial support for nine Aboriginal contractors.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to return to normal operational rosters of two weeks on, one week off, starting from June 22.
Brazil’s worsening COVID-19 crisis and the reduced shipment of iron ore from the South American country have led to a surge in global iron ore prices on the back of resilient demand from China.
Fortescue Metals Group’s Integrated Operations Centre allows workers to operate a mine, rail and port network that is 1200 kilometres away. And during COVID-19, it sets a blueprint for what the industry can do to safeguard operations in the future. Nickolas Zakharia writes.
Fortescue Metal Group has contracted Cundaline to complete the West Canning Basin earthworks at the Iron Bridge magnetite project in Western Australia.
Only two of the 10 largest mining companies are on track to limit climate change to two degrees Celsius, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).
Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Elizabeth Gaines is confident that Chinese steel demand will support Australia’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has reportedly joined 20 other bidders to save Virgin Australia, which was recently sent into voluntary administration with almost $7 billion owed.