Mount Gibson Iron will spend $97 million to redevelop and restart production at the Koolan Island iron ore mine in Western Australia after a feasibility study delivered “compelling economics” for the project.
Poor weather conditions have disrupted Rio Tinto’s performance at its Pilbara iron ore operations in Western Australia during the first quarter of 2017.
The iron ore price has plummeted below $US70 on the back of increased supply as China’s steel demand begins to soften.
Port Hedland, the world’s largest bulk export port, will soon be home to a state-of-the-art shipping management control system that will improve safety, productivity and efficiency at the operation.
China’s move to reduce air pollution in large cities by limiting its need for iron ore and coal production over the next five years won’t slow Australia’s mining industry, a federal government report has claimed.
BHP Billiton Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) Asset President, Edgar Basto, believes that while the growth of low-cost seaborne iron ore supply is expected to outpace incremental demand, the company is well-positioned to continue to grow value and returns.
The latest group of students from Fortescue Metals Group’s vocational training and employment centre (VTEC) in the Pilbara have graduated and will now embark on full-time employment at the company’s Christmas Creek mine.
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.