Western Australia’s environmental watchdog has approved Rio Tinto’s plans to use excess mine water to grow grazing crops for its little-known cattle operations in the Pilbara.
Thiess has won a $100 million contract for the Phase One development of Fortescue’s Solomon Hub project.
Rio Tinto has committed to spend over $800 million on its Pilbara operations expanding power and fuel supplies.
Innovative GE turbines are allowing for the fast tracking of Fortescue’s Solomon Hub.
Rio Tinto will invest more than $300 million to ensure a sustainable water supply for its Pilbara iron ore operations.
Sam Walsh has lashed out at claims the mining industry does not support Australian manufacturing, labelling it a myth.
Red Dog has this week certified itself as an Australian blockbuster after taking over $10.5 million in total at the Australian box office.
Rio Tinto has handed down contracts worth $184 million for constructions at its Hope Downs 4 mine in the Pilbara.
The Rio Tinto miner killed this week has been named as Brent David Glew, of Canning Vale.
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.