BHP’s plan to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara has been recommended by the state’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
According to the latest BIS Oxford Economics report, mining exploration, production and maintenance are all expected to lift significantly through 2018.
Incitec Pivot’s contract to supply ammonium nitrate prill to BHP’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara will end in late 2019.
Fortescue Metals Group has appointed Kotug Australia as its towage services operator at Port Hedland.
Sinosteel Midwest Corp has backed the proposed expansion of its Blue Hills Mungada East iron ore mine in Western Australia despite opposition from the state government and environmental watchdog.
The Western Australian Government has dismissed appeals made against an Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) decision that opposed Sinosteel Midwest Corp’s plans to expand the Blue Hills Mungana East iron ore mine east of Geraldton.
Roy Hill has worked with Schneider Electric to implement a software solution to consolidate end-to-end operational visibility and optimise the mining value chain for the integrated iron ore operations.
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded RCR Tomlinson a $33 million contract to design, manufacture and construct a five-kilometre relocatable conveyor system for its iron ore operations in the Pilbara.
Businessman Clive Palmer has described his victory in the long-running royalties battle against Chinese state-owned government enterprise Citic Pacific in the Pilbara as a “win for all Australians”.
Rio Tinto is extending its 30-year Channar Mining Joint Venture with China’s Sinosteel Corp in the Pilbara.
Grange Resources has successfully reduced costs and boosted the efficiency of its Savage River iron ore operation in Tasmania through a mill upgrade project.
Brockman Mining hopes to unlock the potential of its Marillana project in the Pilbara through an agreement that will give it access to BBI Group’s (BBIG) proposed iron ore infrastructure facility in the region.
The success of the Roy Hill iron ore operations highlights a long list of achievements in mining for Hancock Prospecting chair Gina Rinehart.
Fortescue Metals Group has officially terminated a purchase agreement with TransAlta Corp at the South Hedland Power Station in Western Australia.
BHP has announced today that it has awarded a $75 million contract to services company Decmil Australia, thanks to the group’s successful delivery on several BHP iron ore projects in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has appointed Mark Barnaba as co-deputy chair, joining Sharon Warburton in the role. Barnaba is already Fortescue’s lead independent director and chair, audit and risk management committee. Fortescue chairman Andrew Forrest said Barnaba and Warburton brought a wealth of experience and knowledge to the iron ore miner’s board. “Our board leads and empowers … Continue reading Fortescue makes key appointment
Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group hopes to diversify into new commodities to leverage the skills the company has developed at its Pilbara operations in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has delivered another cash production costs record in the September quarter at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara.
CU River Mining has secured an agreement that will fund an $800 million expansion of the Cairn Hill iron ore mine in South Australia.
Rio Tinto’s AutoHaul project has ramped up to a stage where it is now autonomously completing more than half of its train journeys in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.