Rio Tinto has been granted accreditation for its AutoHaul autonomous train operation by Australia’s Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR).
Contract mining and earthworks provider MACA has secured a three-year contract to become a crushing and screening provider for BHP.
Fortescue Metals Group has hit the 10-year milestone since it first exported iron ore from the Pilbara in Western Australia.
Artemis Resources is selling its stake in Novo Resources to Canadian miner Kirkland Lake Gold for $20.7 million.
Diversified mining group Mineral Resources has launched a process to sell up to 49 per cent of the Wodgina lithium project in the Pilbara of Western Australia.
Rio Tinto plans to double its fleet of autonomous drills in order to “create a safer working environment and boost productivity across its world-class iron ore operations in Western Australia”, according to a statement released today.
Fortescue Metals Group has exported its one billionth tonne of iron ore from the Pilbara in Western Australia, a decade after the company’s first commercial shipment from Port Hedland.
GR Engineering has been named as the preferred tenderer to design and construct a processing plant for Capricorn Metals at the Karlawinda gold project in Western Australia.
Australian lithium explorer Sayona Mining, known for its lithium projects in Quebec, Canada and Western Australia, has received firm commitments for an oversubscribed capital raising placement to push its Authier lithium project towards production, securing $11 million from institutional investors.
BHP’s ramp-up of operations at Olympic Dam following a maintenance program has been slower than expected, forcing the miner to lower its copper production guidance at the South Australian mine.
Rio Tinto has released solid results for its 2018 first quarter (Q1), buoyed by year-over-year Pilbara iron ore production growth of 8 per cent, though quarterly growth was down 5 per cent when compared with the previous quarter.
Artemis Resources’ plan to launch an exploration program on the 47K Patch gold-bearing conglomerates in the Pilbara has been approved by the Western Australian mines department.
Fortescue Metals Group’s first haul trucks fitted with Autonomous Haulage Technology (AHS) as part of its current expansion are now operating at the Christmas Creek site in the Pilbara.
Mineral Resources (MinRes) has secured a deal to acquire iron ore company Atlas Iron through a scheme of arrangement that values the target at around $280 million.
Arrow Minerals has made an agreement with TSXV-listed Canadian junior Pacton Gold for the latter to acquire an 80 per cent interest in Arrow Minerals’ subsidiary Arrow Pilbara.
Mining equipment manufacturer Epiroc has chartered one of the world’s largest cargo planes to ensure it does not hold up a Pilbara iron ore miner’s activities in Western Australia.
Komatsu’s aggressive expansion of its autonomous haulage system (AHS) is set to continue, 10 years after the first commercial deployment of the mining automation solution.
Artemis Resources has received approvals to explore land covering a site where it plans to drill a 3300m super-deep hole in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
De Grey Mining has announced the upgrade of conglomerate-style gold hosting at its Pilbara gold project near Port Hedland, Western Australia following the discovery of nuggets during orientation sampling.
Lithium aspirant Altura Mining has confirmed that it has been in discussions with a Chinese company in regards to a potential takeover.