Veris subsidiary Aqura Technologies has accepted a contract to provide managed support for BHP’s in-room communications and entertainment system services across its Pilbara mining accomodation villages in Western Australia.
Venture Minerals has signed a port access agreement with TasPorts, signalling the possibility of immediate commencement of mining at the Riley iron ore project on the west coast of Tasmania.
Scott Technology has started constructing an automated mine site laboratory at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri Iron Ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Atlas Iron has awarded MACA a contract to carry out open pit mining services at the Corunna Downs iron project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
John Holland plans to recruit 400 new workers on the back of winning major new contracts in Western Australia, including a $130 million deal with Fortescue Metals Group.
Iron ore prices have continued their upward trajectory, reaching more than $US103 ($150) per tonne and remaining above $US100 nearly every day since Vale flagged mine disruption risks.
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.
BHP has announced a unique method of sourcing suppliers in the Australian mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector through a new program launched with Austmine.
BHP has held off a portion of its South Flank mine development in the Pilbara region of Western Australia due to its impact on cultural heritage sites belonging to the Banjima people.
The port of Port Hedland in Western Australia has contributed a whopping $64.1 billion to the Australian economy in 2018–2019, but this is set to increase even further over the next decade.
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.
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan is encouraging fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers to relocate to the state permanently, following an announcement of new home building incentives.
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.
Australian commodities have continued to be on demand throughout April despite exports slipping from record-high levels in March.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques has noted that his company is keeping a close watch on merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities in a bid to overcome the market uncertainties surrounding Covid-19 with a more diversified portfolio.
Solid growth in mineral exports during March has guided Australia’s trade surplus to a record $10.6 billion in seasonally adjusted terms.
Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Elizabeth Gaines is confident that Chinese steel demand will support Australia’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Fortescue Metals Group has shrugged off the operational impact of COVID-19 by achieving record March quarterly shipments and an upgraded guidance. The company shipped 42.3 million tonnes in the March 2020 quarter, which was up by 10 per cent from the 38.3 million tonnes shipped in the March 2019 quarter. As a result, guidance for … Continue reading Fortescue achieves record shipments amid COVID-19 pandemic
Mount Gibson Iron has withdrawn its sales and cost guidance for the 2020 financial year amid uncertainties surrounding the global COVID-19 situation.
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions will supply two of its KB 63-130 gyratory crushers — which are set to be the largest in Australia — to Fortescue Metals Group’s Iron Bridge magnetite project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.