Rio Tinto has awarded more than $60 million of contracts to Aboriginal businesses to develop the Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has sealed its commitment in supporting indigenous women in the sector by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA).
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded two contracts to the value of $179 million to Aboriginal businesses for work at the Solomon Hub iron ore operation in Western Australia.
The Toolooa Indigenous Group Robotics (TIGeR) team is set to join the upcoming robotics competition in Rockhampton, Queensland in August this year.
Indigenous mining contractor Gumala Enterprises has celebrated 20 years of business in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group does not expect a court ruling that went against the company in favour of an Indigenous group will have any impact on its performance.
Mining services provider Programmed has set a goal to employ 5000 Indigenous Australians across its operations.
The discovery of rare indigenous artefacts on Rio Tinto’s planned Pilbara Western Turner Syncline expansion may effect continued development.
Wangan and Jagalingou native title holders have launched a fresh legal offensive on Adani Australia, this time against the recent mining approvals granted by the Queensland Government. W&J representatives against the Carmichael coal mine development said the Queensland mines minister Anthony Lynham had betrayed native title holders under pressure from the Indian miner. On Wednesday … Continue reading Native title holders fight Carmichael approvals
A Federal Court appeal against Adani’s Carmichael coal mine has been called ‘shambolic’ and confused.
Mining companies struggling in the industry downturn are attempting to boost the number of Indigenous people employed in the industry.
Mining companies are attempting to engage and build stronger relationships with Indigenous Peoples through an updated guide published by the International Council on Mining and Metals.
Indigenous groups say backburning operations at ERA’s Ranger mine are at risk of torching ancient rock art sites.
Fortescue Metals has unveiled a new apprenticeship program focused on increasing the number of Aboriginal tradies.
Australia will soon see its first indigenous-owned iron ore mine, thanks to a deal struck with Fortescue Metals Group.
Work has begun on Rio Tinto’s mining training centre being developed for the Yolngu people.
Western Australia has employed its first Aboriginal mines inspector, who was welcomed into the role by mines minister Bill Marmion.
Rio Tinto has announced its support for Constitutional Recognition and the ‘Recognise’ campaign.
The Mirrar Traditional owners of the Ranger Uranium Mine area announced they would not support any lease extension beyond 2021, effectively ending the prospects of ERA as a profitable mining company.
An Indigenous employment program in Queensland is set to continue for the next 12 months after receiving $200,000 in funding.