Rio Tinto has signed a joint venture agreement worth up to US$10.75 million with Strandline Resources for a suite of heavy minerals sands tenements in Tanzania.
Minerals sands miner Iluka Resources has made about 90 positions redundant following a company review that also flagged a significant impairment.
WA environment minister Albert Jacob has approved the development of Diatreme Resources’ Cyclone zircon project in the state’s Eucla Basin.
Iluka Resources’ $375 million takeover of Sierra Rutile will go ahead after concerns about the West African company’s tailings dams were resolved.
Iluka Resources has delayed its proposed takeover of Sierra Rutile after identifying geotechnical issues with the West African company’s tailings dams.
Andrew Forrest has failed in his bid to halt mining on his Pilbara family farm.
Managing director David Robb is soon to end ten years at the helm of mineral sands major Iluka Resources.
Iluka Resources is set to mothball the Jacinth-Ambrosia mine in South Australia, with 33 jobs to be cut.
Astron Corporation has awarded China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) the EPC contract for its Astron Donald mineral sands processing plant.
The Keysbrook project will soon commence continuous mining operations, producing zircon and leucoxene mineral sands products.
Sheffield Resources have announced four new minerals sands discoveries in Western Australia.
Diatreme Resources have edged closer to their goal of opening a new zircon operation in the Eucla Basin, with the release of their Public Environmental Review in WA.
Iluka Resources is proposing to develop a new mineral sands project in south-western New South Wales.
Alkane Resources’ Dubbo Zirconia Project has been approved by the NSW Planning Assessment Commission.
A Queensland based mineral sands explorer has upgraded results for a major resource in Western Australia.
Sedgman has won the contract for the engineering of a modular mineral sands plant.
A Matri Sadan ascetic has fasted for 13 days in protest against illegal sand mining in northern India.
Alkane Resources’ Dubbo Zirconia Project has been recommended for approval by the Planning Assessment Commission.
Broken Hill Prospecting has announced a $2 million exploration joint venture that will target heavy mineral sand deposits in western NSW.
A proposed sand quarry near Dubbo has been criticised by local residents.