Swick Mining Services has considerably boosted its order book due to several new tender outcomes and contracts both in Australia and internationally.
Rio Tinto has temporarily halted rail operations and mining at the Robe Valley project in the Pilbara in response to Cyclone Veronica.
Australian Mining’s top five stories of the past week included an autonomous truck incident in the Pilbara, mining companies bracing for cyclones across Australia, rehabilitation plans in Queensland, and more.
Major miners Rio Tinto and BHP are gearing up in preparation for the cyclones on both the west and east coasts of Australia.
The Northern Territory and Queensland have shown potential for mineral deposits including gold, copper, nickel, lead, zinc and manganese.
Barrick Gold has officially unveiled an offer to merge with Newmont Mining after several days of anticipation it would make a tilt for the gold rival.
The Canadian company has reviewed the opportunity to merge with the United States-based Newmont in an all-share, nil premium transaction.
Monadelphous has been granted a construction works contract worth $108 million at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Glencore is supporting its status as one of Australia’s leading mining industry employers by boosting its number of apprentices in 2019.
Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has revised the rehabilitation cost for its Ranger uranium project in the Northern Territory following finalisation of its closure feasibility study.
The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) has received conditional consent from the Northern Territory Government to operate the 440-kilometre Tanami gas pipeline serving Newmont Mining’s Tanami gold mine.
WorleyParsons has won a contract from Newmont Mining for engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services at the Tanami gold mine in the Northern Territory.
Core Lithium has awarded preferred contractor status for three components of the company’s Finniss lithium project near Darwin in the Northern Territory.
TNG has appointed a German company to arrange a $US600 million ($850 million) debt raising for its 100 per cent-owned Mount Peake project in the Northern Territory.
Territory Resources has purchased the Edna Beryl Mining Company (EBMC) in the Northern Territory as part of its strategic alliance with Emmerson Resources.
TNG Limited has been granted four mineral leases in its Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project by the Northern Territory Government.
Rio Tinto has finalised its sale of the Murphy uranium tenements in the Northern Territory to Canadian company Laramide Resources.
INPEX Corp’s first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Ichthys LNG project has departed from its onshore gas liquefaction plant in Darwin, Northern Territory.
Drilling contractor Swick plans to establish a deep exploration division within the company that will make use of powerful new deep hole drilling kits.
The Labor Party has set out its plans to boost Australia’s battery metals industry in the event Bill Shorten is elected as the next Prime Minister.