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).
Clancy Exploration, a junior copper, gold and base metal explorer based in Western Australia, has agreed to the purchase of the Hong Kong project in the Pilbara for $1.35 million in shares.
The 50:50 joint venture between Novo Resources and Artemis Resources, first announced in May 2017 this year, is now in effect.
Roy Hill has worked with Schneider Electric to implement a software solution to consolidate end-to-end operational visibility and optimise the mining value chain for the integrated iron ore operations.
Indigenous mining contractor Gumala Enterprises has celebrated 20 years of business in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded RCR Tomlinson a $33 million contract to design, manufacture and construct a five-kilometre relocatable conveyor system for its iron ore operations in the Pilbara.
Following positive cobalt returns from initial aircore drilling results, which are now being dispatched for assaying, Kairos is commencing gold drilling as its second phase of operation.
Pilbara gold explorer Artemis Resources has secured a 20,000-tonne excess tonnage permit from the Western Australian Government for extraction of bulk samples from the Purdy’s Reward project.
Businessman Clive Palmer has described his victory in the long-running royalties battle against Chinese state-owned government enterprise Citic Pacific in the Pilbara as a “win for all Australians”.
Surbiton Associates director Sandra Close believes the excitement generated by the gold exploration rush gripping the Pilbara in Western Australia should be kept in perspective.
Venturex has announced that a review of previous exploration from its Mays Find prospect — part of the Whim Creek copper-zinc project in the Pilbara, Western Australia — has revealed gold findings.
Gold explorer Kalamazoo Resources has discovered two nugget occurrences at The Sisters project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Australian producer West Wits Mining has announced it has acquired three in-production gold mining leases in the Pilbara with the intention of expanding its Tambina project, estimated to host a significant palaeo-placer gold deposit.
Strike Resources has identified the presence of conglomerate-hosted gold at its Paulsens East tenement in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Brockman Mining hopes to unlock the potential of its Marillana project in the Pilbara through an agreement that will give it access to BBI Group’s (BBIG) proposed iron ore infrastructure facility in the region.