Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the successful trial of an innovative haul truck.
Fortescue Metals Group has enlarged its foothold in South Australia by embarking on two joint venture (JV) agreements in copper and gold through its subsidiary FMG Resources.
Wesfarmers has bolstered the resources experience on its board through its appointment of Fortescue deputy chairman Sharon Warburton.
Fortescue Metals Group has launched a recruitment trailer that is touring around the Pilbara region of Western Australia, spreading employment opportunities to the Aboriginal communities.
Australian iron ore miners are continuing to enjoy the surge in price of the commodity following a fall in iron ore port stocks in China.
Fortescue’s Queens Valley mining area is moving forward having received all necessary environmental and heritage approvals.
Gender diversity is not a corporate catchphrase when it comes to the mining sector’s forerunners. Women in leading positions at BHP, Fortescue and St Barbara lay out their achievements, but also point out that more needs to be done.
Prices for iron ore have reached a five-year high driven by higher steel production in China and speculation of another dam collapse at a Vale mine in Brazil.
Fortescue Metals Group is distributing over $1 billion worth of dividends to shareholders ahead of Labor’s plan to crack down on franking credits should it win Saturday’s federal election.
Brazilian mining giant Vale has reported a US$1.6 billion loss ($2.3 billion) in the March quarter after the Brumadinho dam disaster led to disruptions to its supply of iron ore.
SIMPEC has been awarded a $10 million contract to build an 800-room camp at Fortescue Metals Group’s Eliwana iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Fortescue has posted a 47 per cent surge in its iron ore’s selling price upon higher benchmark iron ore prices, reaching $US71 ($98.92) a dry metric tonne.
Brazilian iron ore miner Vale has been granted governmental permission to reopen the Brucutu iron ore mine in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Fortescue Metals Group has offered employment to 836 Aboriginal people and will continue to offer jobs to graduates of its vocational training and employment centre (VTEC) program.
Australian Mining’s top five stories of the past week included Fortescue’s contract awards in the Pilbara, Rio Tinto declaring force majeure on its shipments, Fortescue’s approval for Iron Bridge’s stage two expansion, and more.
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a major component overhaul and replacement services (MCORS) contract to three contractors based in Port Hedland in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Magnetite and joint venture partner Formosa Steel have approved the development of the stage two Iron Bridge magnetite project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has temporarily halted rail operations and mining at the Robe Valley project in the Pilbara in response to Cyclone Veronica.
Australian Mining’s top five stories of the past week included an autonomous truck incident in the Pilbara, mining companies bracing for cyclones across Australia, rehabilitation plans in Queensland, and more.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to commence an autonomous light vehicle trial at its Christmas Creek iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.