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.
The Iron ore price has fallen below $US60 a tonne for the first time since late June.
Iron ore company Roy Hill has introduced the first dynamic multiple Geofence package that has been interfaced to fixed and mobile asset elements within the boundaries of the coarse ore stockpile.
The Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science remains steadfast in its forecast that the iron ore price will average below $US50 a tonne in 2019.
Fortescue Metals Group is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) program.
Rio Tinto is a step closer to its goal of having a network of driverless trains in the Pilbara after undertaking the first fully autonomous rail journey at the Western Australian iron ore operations.
Caterpillar and Fortescue Metals Group are moving ahead with the expansion of Cat Command for Hauling at the iron ore miner’s sites in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Iron ore prices have fallen significantly again, continuing a volatile year for the commodity.
Iron ore fell another 4.1 per cent in value overnight to drop to its lowest mark since late July.
Nev Power’s tenure as chief executive officer of Fortescue Metals Group will come to an end in February next year.
Collapsed contractor Brierty has been stripped of its major mining contracts, including a $300 million job it was awarded by Rio Tinto in the Pilbara three years ago.
Technology has been developed to turn recruitment in mining into a proactive process that is more efficient for companies.
The Western Australian Government may make changes to the state’s mining act following a High Court decision that blocked mining on Andrew Forrest’s cattle station in the Pilbara.
CU-River Mining Australia has reached its one million tonne production target a little over a year since it began at the Cairn Hill mine, near the South Australian town of Coober Pedy.
Flexco, using their proprietary Tasman Warajay Technology, has helped a major iron ore miner in Western Australia improve its performance through a transfer chute upgrade project.
BHP looks set to offload its shale assets in the United States after describing them as a non-core part of the company’s diversified business.
Fortescue Metals Group more than doubled its profit in the 2017 financial year as iron ore prices surged.
BHP’s development of the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara is gathering pace with the miner awarding another early stage contract.
BGC Contracting’s track record as a collaborative mining services partner is serving the company well as it pursues growth to its contract portfolio.
Iron ore imports at the port of Port Hedland for July this year reached 135,000 tonnes, a 29 per cent increase from the same month in 2016.