“Fortescue Metals Group shareholders have requested the company to amend its cultural heritage protection ahead of the annual general meeting next month.
BHP has awarded Monadelphous a contract at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia as one of three agreements between the two companies which combined have a value of approximately $120 million.
Nathan River Resources has received backing from London-listed Amur Minerals and Glencore to progress its Roper Bar iron ore project in the Northern Territory.
Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) will receive $81.7 million of works for critical port and road repairs as part of the state government’s Western Australia Recovery Plan.
Fortescue Metals Group has continued to work towards its 2040 net zero emissions target according to the company’s 2020 climate change report.
WestStar Industrial has won a contract from Fortescue Metals Group for process piping fabrication works at the Christmas Creek iron ore mine in Western Australia.
BHP has now developed more than three quarters of the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Vale has approved the $US1.5 billion ($2.1 billion) Serra Sul 120 project in Brazil.
Rio Tinto has started legal proceedings against Monadelphous for $493 million in damages related to the mining major’s iron ore processing facility at Cape Lambert, Western Australia.
Iron ore is the first Australian commodity to crack $100 billion in annual export value, according to the Australian Government’s latest Resources Energy Quarterly report.
Iron ore prices soared to nearly $US110 ($157.4) per tonne yesterday, a level not seen since August 2019.
Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has reported a record annual throughput of 717.2 million tonnes for the 2019/20 financial year, thanks to a surge in exports from Port Hedland.
Veris subsidiary Aqura Technologies has accepted a contract to provide managed support for BHP’s in-room communications and entertainment system services across its Pilbara mining accomodation villages in Western Australia.
Venture Minerals has signed a port access agreement with TasPorts, signalling the possibility of immediate commencement of mining at the Riley iron ore project on the west coast of Tasmania.
Scott Technology has started constructing an automated mine site laboratory at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri Iron Ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Atlas Iron has awarded MACA a contract to carry out open pit mining services at the Corunna Downs iron project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
John Holland plans to recruit 400 new workers on the back of winning major new contracts in Western Australia, including a $130 million deal with Fortescue Metals Group.
Iron ore prices have continued their upward trajectory, reaching more than $US103 ($150) per tonne and remaining above $US100 nearly every day since Vale flagged mine disruption risks.
Resource Development Group (RDG) has won a contract with Fortescue Metals Group to design and build an overpass at the Cloudbreak mine in Western Australia.
BHP has announced a unique method of sourcing suppliers in the Australian mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector through a new program launched with Austmine.