Altura Mining has announced it is the critical plant commissioning phase of its Pilbara lithium project, with a stage two definitive feasibility study (target: 400,000 tonnes per annum) on course for completion in April 2018.
Fortescue Metals Group has suffered a 44 per cent drop in half year profit due to lower prices for its Pilbara iron ore.
Gold aspirant De Grey Mining has executed a deal to acquire the Indee Gold project in the Pilbara from Northwest Non-Ferrous Australian Mining (NNAM) for $15 million.
Artemis Resources will team up with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to investigate gold mineralisation at the explorer’s Karratha mining tenement in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
MinRex Resources has announced gold assay results of up to 17.1 grams per tonne from rock chip sampling at its Marble Bar project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Mining services company Ausdrill has received a letter of intent from miner Mineral Resources for a three-year contract at the Wodgina lithium operation in the Pilbara of Western Australia.
Junior explorer Artemis Resources has received commitments to raise $6.5 million in capital to fast track its planned mining and exploration activities in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has hit another iron ore production costs record in the December 2017 quarter at its Western Australian operations.
Rio Tinto has announced that its fleet of autonomous haul trucks, which encompasses over 80 Komatsu vehicles and may increase to over 140 vehicles by 2020, have passed a significant milestone.
Western Australian explorer Kalium Lakes has signed a Native Title agreement with Mungarlu Ngurrarankatja Rirraunkaja RNTBC (MNR) for eastern tenement development of its Beyondie sulphate of potash project in the Pilbara.
BHP is weighing up several options in a plan to offload its onshore petroleum assets in the United States.
Rio Tinto has met its 2017 Pilbara iron ore shipments target after delivering a 3 per cent year-on-year increase during the December quarter.
The company reported that construction and development of the project remained on track for commissioning in first quarter 2018, with product sales expected to be launched in second quarter.
Fortescue Metals Group’s latest ore carrier has arrived in Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Atlas Iron has made a lithium deal with Pilbara Minerals as part of the iron major’s diversification strategy.
Rio Tinto will work with Caterpillar and Komatsu to expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks in the Pilbara by more than 50 per cent in 2019.
Australian Mining talks to Canadian billionaire Eric Sprott, who is optimistic about the future of Australia’s gold industry on both sides of the country.
Perth-based Tyranna Resources has commenced drilling at its Eureka gold mine, 50km to the north of Kalgoorlie.
BGC Contracting is to expand the presence of NPJV in the Pilbara by delivering the company’s contract mining and development workers to Atlas Iron’s Mt Webber mine.
BHP’s plan to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara has been recommended by the state’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).