Rio Tinto’s iron ore business is committed to developing its world-class automation and fully integrated system as Chinese appetite for the miner’s premium iron ore product, the Pilbara Blend, continues to pick up.
BHP will spend $US2.9 billion ($3.9 billion) to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Contracts are already being awarded for BHP’s South Flank iron ore project following today’s announcement the miner has approved development of the $4.5 billion mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Gina Rinehart’s company Hancock Prospecting has acquired an “aggregate beneficial and economic interest” in 19.96 per cent of Atlas Iron shares, slightly trumping Fortescue Metal Group’s recent 19.9 per cent bid announced last week.
Incitec Pivot business, Dyno Nobel, has been awarded an explosives products and services supply contract with Fortescue Metals Group in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Pilbara Minerals has started commissioning of the concentrator at the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Mental health and wellbeing of men living in remote Western Australian mining communities are being placed at the forefront in the Pilbara during Men’s Health Week.
Perth-based Millennium Minerals has received a $17.5 million funding commitment from Investec Australia to expand the processing plant at its Nullagine gold project in Western Australia.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has increased the mineral resource at its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in the Pilbara just weeks from launching production at the operation.
Artemis Resources has submitted a programme of works (POW) with the Western Australian mines department to launch extensive drilling, trenching and bulk sampling at the Comet Well West conglomerate gold project in the Pilbara.
Lithium developer Altura Mining has added two years to the mine life at its Pilgangoora project in the Pilbara after delivering a revised ore reserve and mineral resource estimate.
Fortescue Metals Group has given development of the Eliwana iron ore mine and rail project in the Pilbara in Western Australia the green light.
Fortescue Metals Group will repay another $US160 million ($211.3 million) of its debt next month.
DGO Gold plans to raise up to $5.99 million to fund an investment in Pilbara gold explorer De Grey Mining.
Altura Mining has completed the first stage of commissioning at its lithium project in the Pilbara region in Western Australia.
DGO Gold will make a strategic investment in Pilbara gold counterpart, De Grey Mining, helping it to advance assets in the region.
In marking Fortescue Metals Group’s 15th year of working with the local communities of the Pilbara in Western Australia, the company announced that it will provide grants of up to $10,000 for local communities projects.
Rio Tinto has been granted accreditation for its AutoHaul autonomous train operation by Australia’s Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR).
Contract mining and earthworks provider MACA has secured a three-year contract to become a crushing and screening provider for BHP.
Fortescue Metals Group has hit the 10-year milestone since it first exported iron ore from the Pilbara in Western Australia.