Rapidly expanding mining company De Grey has announced that it has secured a significant gold target through its Blue Moon tenement option following the discovery of over 1500 ounces of gold up to a depth of only 2 metres.
Newcrest Mining will spend $93 million to improve the operating margins and extend the life of the Telfer gold mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Rio Tinto’s AutoHaul project has ramped up to a stage where it is now autonomously completing more than half of its train journeys in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Canadian miner Kirkland Lake Gold has agreed to make a $5 million investment in Western Australian gold junior, De Grey Mining.
Rio Tinto is a step closer to its goal of having a network of driverless trains in the Pilbara after undertaking the first fully autonomous rail journey at the Western Australian iron ore operations.
Western Australian company BC Iron has entered into a deal with Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy for the purchase of two groups of the latter’s Pilbara tenements.
Caterpillar and Fortescue Metals Group are moving ahead with the expansion of Cat Command for Hauling at the iron ore miner’s sites in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Nev Power’s tenure as chief executive officer of Fortescue Metals Group will come to an end in February next year.
Collapsed contractor Brierty has been stripped of its major mining contracts, including a $300 million job it was awarded by Rio Tinto in the Pilbara three years ago.
Balla Balla Infrastructure Group’s (BBIG) $5.6 billion integrated iron ore project in the Pilbara is on track for development after the WA government validated the state agreement signed earlier this year.
BHP’s development of the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara is gathering pace with the miner awarding another early stage contract.
Metals X has suspended underground operations at the Nifty copper mine in Western Australia to undertake remedial repairs.
China’s Ningxia Tianyuan Manganese Industry (TMI) plans to reopen the Woodie Woodie mine in Western Australia, more than 18 months after it was closed because of low prices.
BHP has awarded Fluor a project and construction management services contract at the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Rio Tinto plans to grow the number of contracts it awards to Western Australian suppliers through a fresh approach to procurement.
Lithium hopeful Altura Mining has locked in an agreement with United States and Swiss-based investment groups to raise $US110 million ($137.9 million) to fund development of the Pilgangoora project in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has hit its iron ore shipments target for the 2017 financial year, while also reducing its cash costs to a record low.
Fortescue Metals Group does not expect a court ruling that went against the company in favour of an Indigenous group will have any impact on its performance.
Iron ore has soared through $US70 a tonne for the first time since April. In overnight trading iron ore continued a recent rise in value, improving by 2 per cent to finish at $US70.24 a tonne.
A 2.6 billion-year-old rock has travelled almost 14,000km from Western Australia’s Pilbara region to London to feature in an exhibition at the Natural History Museum (NHM).