Rio Tinto has awarded NRW Holdings with a contract to deliver a 34-megawatt solar energy system at the Gudai-Darri mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Australian exports have been upheld by metalliferous ores in June, with the category showing an 8 per cent increase and a fourth consecutive record month.
Rio Tinto has admitted it entered the second half of 2021 behind the eight ball, after first half results like 9 per cent lower iron ore production were disappointing.
Metso Outotec has been contracted by Karara Mining to design a tailings filtration plant expansion at its iron ore project in Western Australia.
Atlas Iron has planned to start works to develop the Miralga Creek iron ore project in Western Australia after it received all primary approvals.
Rio Tinto has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with POSCO to explore and develop low-carbon emission technologies for iron ore mining through to steelmaking.
Fortescue Metals Group has successfully produced high purity green iron ore as part of its Fortescue Future Industries (FFII renewable energy and industry initiative.
Fortescue Metals Group has partnered with the Cooperative Research Centre for Transformation in Mining Economies (CRC TiME) to enhance mine site rehabilitation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia using plant nutrients in iron ore waste.
The Resources and Energy Quarterly for the June quarter forecasts that export earnings for the 2020-21 financial year will reach a record $310 billion, with the highest-ever shipments of iron ore and a coal bounce-back expected.
NT Bullion has shipped its first batch of iron ore in six years using processed waste materials at the Frances Creek Mine in the Northern Territory.
In a move that furthers its autonomous haulage footprint, Rio Tinto will operate trucks equipped with Cat MineStar Command for Hauling systems at the Gudai-Darri iron ore mine in Western Australia.
Gold prices suffered a dramatic loss on Thursday, falling to $US1775 ($2348) per ounce, as the United States federal reserve indicated a number of interest rate hikes by 2023.
Juno Minerals has released tenders for contract mining services at the Mount Mason hematite project in Western Australia, ahead of its commencement of operations early next year.
Fe Limited has made another step towards progressing the JWD iron ore project in Western Australia after completing its first blast, with the crushing and screening plant to go online later this week.
GWR Group has embarked on its goal to ship one million tonnes of iron ore by December 2021.
Vietnamese steelmaker Hoa Phat Group has acquired the Roper Valley iron ore project in the Northern Territory.
Iron ore prices reached $US208.67 ($268.72) per tonne on Tuesday after reports flagged a potential easing of production cuts at Chinese steel mills.
Rio Tinto has hired GenusPlus Group for a $60 million power installation contract for the Kangaroo Hill bulk supply substation in Dampier, Western Australia.
Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has increased tonnage charges by 25 per cent at the Port of Port Hedland in Western Australia as part of the 2021-2022 state budget.
Fortescue Metals Group has revised its cost estimate for the Iron Bridge joint venture (JV) in Western Australia with up to an additional $1 billion needed to complete the build.