Rio Tinto’s iron ore business is committed to developing its world-class automation and fully integrated system as Chinese appetite for the miner’s premium iron ore product, the Pilbara Blend, continues to pick up.
BHP will spend $US2.9 billion ($3.9 billion) to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
The Koolyanobbing iron ore operation in Western Australia’s Yilgarn region has found a saviour in Mineral Resources (MinRes).
Caterpillar has manufactured its 1000th 797 mining truck, 19 years after the first machine was commissioned.
Forward Mining has received approval to develop the Rogetta iron ore mine in north-western Tasmania.
Emmerson Resources has formed a strategic alliance with Territory Resources that will lead to the development of a processing hub to support small mines near Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory.
Fortescue Metals Group has given development of the Eliwana iron ore mine and rail project in the Pilbara in Western Australia the green light.
Fortescue Metals Group will repay another $US160 million ($211.3 million) of its debt next month.
Fenner Dunlop has enjoyed a strong 18 months, buoyed by resurgent commodity prices — particularly coal and iron ore — following a period of industry-wide downturn.
In marking Fortescue Metals Group’s 15th year of working with the local communities of the Pilbara in Western Australia, the company announced that it will provide grants of up to $10,000 for local communities projects.
Rio Tinto has been granted accreditation for its AutoHaul autonomous train operation by Australia’s Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR).
Contract mining and earthworks provider MACA has secured a three-year contract to become a crushing and screening provider for BHP.
Fortescue Metals Group has hit the 10-year milestone since it first exported iron ore from the Pilbara in Western Australia.
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Australian iron-coal company NSL Consolidated has secured $10 million from institutional investors for the funding of phase three expansion at its Kurnool wet iron ore beneficiation plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Caterpillar has assembled its 5000th 793 mining truck, 27 years after the first vehicle was produced.
Rio Tinto plans to double its fleet of autonomous drills in order to “create a safer working environment and boost productivity across its world-class iron ore operations in Western Australia”, according to a statement released today.
Fortescue Metals Group has exported its one billionth tonne of iron ore from the Pilbara in Western Australia, a decade after the company’s first commercial shipment from Port Hedland.
Fortescue Metals Group’s iron ore shipments have fallen in the March quarter as a cyclone and bad weather impacted its operations in the Pilbara.
Carpentaria Resources has received Major Project Status for its majority-owned Hawsons iron ore project near Broken Hill in New South Wales.