Macarthur Minerals (MIO) will focus solely on the production of its iron ore resources following a plan to spin out its Pilbara-based gold and copper assets to subsidiary Infinity Mining.
Rio Tinto has experienced a tumultuous start to 2021, with cyclone warnings, Indigenous heritage site controversy and restricted labour availability impacting its operations.
Anglo American is set to receive a royalty on Anax Metals’ copper-zinc production at the Whim Creek project in Western Australia as the former provides funding for the development.
Calidus Resources has commenced site works at the Warrawoona project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region in another step towards pouring first gold in 2022.
Rio Tinto has spent over $500 million to develop the Greater Tom Price iron ore operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The search for life on Mars has taken a huge step forward, with NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance touching down on the red planet.
BHP has launched a joint investigation with the Banjima people into the cause of a rock fall which occurred last month at a registered Aboriginal site in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Rio Tinto will be able to ship its Western Australian iron ore directly to Singapore thanks to a new commercial freight shipping service.
Australia’s iron ore resource base is capable of sustaining production for at least six decades, according to the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).
BHP has renewed an education partnership agreement with the Western Australian Government that will help prepare students across the Pilbara region for school.
Calidus has secured an agreement with Novo Resources to acquire the Blue Spec gold-antimony project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
BHP and Curtin University have formed a partnership to drive research and innovation projects in the resources and energy sector, with a goal to provide it with job-ready graduates.
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.
The McGowan Government has amended its mining regulations to further support tenement holders seeking an expenditure exemption.
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.
Mineral Resources (MinRes) has completed the sale of two non-core manganese tenements to Resource Development Group (RDG).
REMA TIP TOP Australia has been selected by Monadelphous to install a further 24 kilometres of conveyor belting and provide expert splicing services for BHP’s outflow infrastructure at the South Flank project.
Queensland’s resources sector has contributed 80 per cent of the state’s $83.3 billion exports value in the 12 months leading to February this year, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
A visit by Bridgestone’s vice president from Japan to Roy Hill’s iron ore project has highlighted the company’s intention to aspire to offer the best for its customers by listening and working directly alongside them.