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.
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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.
A new $5 billion iron ore project is on the cards for the Pilbara, set to create more than 12,000 jobs for the region.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract at the Pilgangoora project in Western Australia to RCR Tomlinson.
Rio Tinto has cited a three per cent increase in Pilbara iron ore shipments in 2016 compared to 2015.
Fortescue Metals Group has appointed one of its directors, Elizabeth Gaines, to the role of chief financial officer.
The iron ore price has jumped above $US80 once again amid a subtle start from China’s smaller mining players.
Improved commodity prices are expected to push Australia’s mining and energy export earnings to a record in 2016-17, according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.
Port Hedland has set a new monthly throughput record, delivering 44.5 million tonnes in December 2016, a 17 per cent increase from the same month last year.
Fortescue Metal Group’s credit rating has been upgraded by S&P Global Ratings in a sign that the company’s productivity and efficiency initiatives are working.
Perth-based mining contractor Decmil has secured a new contract at Rio Tinto’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group continues to reduce its debt with the company saying a further US$1 billion ($1.36 billion) will be repaid next week.