BBI Group (BBIG) has signed a memorandum of understanding to partner with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) for the construction of the Balla Balla Infrastructure (BBI) iron ore project in Western Australia.
BGC Contracting has secured a five-year contract worth more than $720 million for Arrium’s Iron Knob and South Middleback Ranges iron ore projects in South Australia.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart is once again Australia’s richest person after soaring commodity prices over the past year considerably boosted her fortune.
Labour hire and managed workforce services company One Key Resources is seeing a rebound in demand for qualified mining personnel.
Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has welcomed its second ore carrier – FMG Grace – into Port Hedland.
The iron ore price has dropped to its lowest mark in almost a month after falling below $US90 a tonne overnight.
Monadelphous has secured $120 million worth of new contracts and additional work for resources companies including Fortescue Metals Group and BHP Billiton.
Australian Mining spoke to Carpentaria Exploration managing director Quentin Hill about the development of the Hawsons iron ore project near Broken Hill.
Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has reported a strong rise in half-year profit off the back of soaring prices for the commodity.
BHP Billiton has delivered a significant rise in profit during the first half of the 2017 financial year, helped by a resurgence in commodity prices and a company push to lift productivity.
Atlas Iron has approved the development of the Corunna Downs iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
For the first time in two-and-a-half years, iron ore prices have soared past US$90 a tonne.
Mt Gibson Iron has received approval for development of the Iron Hill iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Mid-West region.
Rising commodity prices have guided Rio Tinto to a full-year profit of $US4.6 billion ($6.02 billion) in 2016, a massive turnaround from the previous year.
Guma Indigenous Construction Resources Group (ICRG) has been awarded a contract to carry out the Roy Hill port sump installation project at the miner’s operations near Port Hedland in Western Australia.
Mining exports in the country skyrocketed in December on the back of a surge in coal and iron ore shipments.
Australian iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has reported a minor drop in shipments for the December 2016 quarter.
BHP Billiton is making the most of higher iron ore prices, lifting output at its Pilbara mines in Western Australia to a record during the December 2016 half year.
In Australia, the push for diverse workforces is a mining recruitment trend that looks like it is here to stay. However, don’t expect emerging technologies, like autonomous equipment, to heavily influence workforces just yet.
The Western Australian Government has confirmed that a state agreement has been signed with Balla Balla Infrastructure Group to develop a $5.6 billion integrated iron ore project in the Pilbara region.