Rio Tinto’s Pilbara iron ore miners have voted in favour of collective agreements.
The Federal Court has dismissed the appeal by the Yindjibarndi native title claim group.
Leighton Holdings has signed a Heads of Agreement for the sale of HWE Iron Ore to BHP Billiton in Western Australia.
Yet another Pilbara iron ore rail access plan has failed.
The star of a new Australian feature film walked the red carpet in Perth at the premiere of his new movie last night; using all four of his legs.
A new Federal Court ruling has raised concerns amongst miners, fearing that it may herald the return of militant union activity on West Australian mine sites.
Nomad Building Solutions have been awarded two contracts for accommodation at Rio Tinto’s Pilbara iron ore projects.
The dispute between Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) and the Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation over mining on traditional land will not have any state government involvement, because it has no legal power in the situation.
Mining magnate Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has added more fuel to the fire in the disagreement between his company and an Aboriginal community in the Pilbara.
NRW Civil and Mining have won a number of new mining contracts at Fortescue’s Solomon Hub.
NRW has won rail contracts for Fortescue’s iron ore projects.
A 27 year-old man has been crushed to death at BHP Billiton’s iron ore loading facility at Finucane Island in Port Hedland.
Mineral Resources has won the contract for Fortescue’s second ore processing facility at its Christmas Creek mine.
Macmahon Holdings has been awarded three mining contracts from Rio Tinto.
Australia’s two richest women, Gina Rinehart and Angela Bennet, are putting aside past rivalries to sue Rio Tinto for a larger share of the iron ore in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has announced plans to accelerate its iron ore expansion programme in the Pilbara region with US$676 million of funding for early works and procurement.
The Western Australian government is considering higher shipping charges for Australia’s mining giants.
Four native title groups in the Pilbara have signed Australia’s most comprehensive native title agreements with mining giant Rio Tinto.
A BHP geological engineer who created a spoof planking safety poster has reportedly been sacked.
BHP Billiton has seen a derailment of an iron ore train on its Newman line in the Pilbara.