Artemis Resources is undertaking a major new base metal drilling programme at its Carlow Castle cobalt-gold-copper project in the Pilbara.
Fenner Dunlop has secured a permanent contract with Rio Tinto to provide conveyor maintenance services at the Cape Lambert and Dampier Ports in Western Australia.
NRW Holdings has won a $176 million contract to provide bulk earthworks and concrete works at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto is on track to hit the upper part of its Pilbara iron ore guidance in 2018 after a strong end to the first half of the year.
Rio Tinto’s AutoHaul project in the Pilbara is another step closer to completion after the first delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train this week.
Rio Tinto has signed a five-year contract with Perth company Westug for iron ore towage services at the Port of Cape Lambert and Port of Dampier in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
SIMPEC has been awarded a second order with BHP at the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Roy Hill has introduced a scheme that will see some of the profits of owner, Hancock Prospecting, shared with employees.
Metalicity has identified new lithium targets at the Pilgangoora North lithium project, which is 10km from Altura Mining and Pilbara Minerals’ projects in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto will construct new stackers at Paraburdoo iron ore mine in the Pilbara in a jobs boost for Western Australia.
Mining services company NRW Holdings has been on a contract winning streak this year. The company’s tender work has been so fruitful that it now has an order book at near-record levels of $2.05 billion.
Millennium Minerals is set to bring its sixth and new mining centre at the Nullagine gold project in the Pilbara region of West Australia next month, following resource grade increase in latest drilling in Redbeard oxide resource.
Artemis Resources and Novo Resources will be injecting $5.4 million into further exploration and a work programme at the Karratha joint venture gold project.
Fortescue Metals Group has launched operation of a relocatable conveyor system at the Cloudbreak iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Mineral Resources is out of the takeover tussle for junior miner Atlas Iron after it decided not to make a counter offer to the $390 million bid by a Hancock Prospecting subsidiary.
Rio Tinto’s iron ore business is committed to developing its world-class automation and fully integrated system as Chinese appetite for the miner’s premium iron ore product, the Pilbara Blend, continues to pick up.
BHP will spend $US2.9 billion ($3.9 billion) to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Contracts are already being awarded for BHP’s South Flank iron ore project following today’s announcement the miner has approved development of the $4.5 billion mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Gina Rinehart’s company Hancock Prospecting has acquired an “aggregate beneficial and economic interest” in 19.96 per cent of Atlas Iron shares, slightly trumping Fortescue Metal Group’s recent 19.9 per cent bid announced last week.
Incitec Pivot business, Dyno Nobel, has been awarded an explosives products and services supply contract with Fortescue Metals Group in the Pilbara, Western Australia.