Two miners in WA have shown the world their romantic side, posting a video of themselves singing a Whitney Houston classic on Valentine’s Day.
Laing O’Rourke has lost a $215 million contract at Roy Hill mine after a commercial dispute with head contractor Samsung C&T.
BC Iron is looking to renegotiate the terms of several of its workforce contracts in order to save money amid the weak price of iron ore.
Investigations are continuing into an incident in which an iron ore train hit a grader working on a rail in the Pilbara.
Fortescue Metals Group slashed its iron ore production costs by 11 per cent in the December quarter while shipping 47 per cent more of the commodity.
A heatwave in the Pilbara is set to send temperatures soaring past 49C.
Citic has been forced to writedown the value of its Sino Iron project in the Pilbara by $1.8 billion due the falling price of iron ore.
BHP has reportedly brought to an end its existing contracts in the Pilbara as the miner seeks to cut costs.
Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum has issued prohibition notices at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine.
BHP has partnered with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority to hold a ‘think thank’ as part of a multi-million dollar Restoration Seed Bank Initiative.
Pilbara MP Brendan Grylls has declared plans to oppose the renewal of FIFO leases around Karratha and Newman.
A Fortescue Metals Group executive has admitted the company has “a bit of a” drug problem on its work sites in the Pilbara.
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BHP said it is done with iron ore expansions but that it is not worried about the record low price the commodity has fallen to.
Western Australia’s environmental authority has approved Rio Tinto’s plan to build a massive new iron ore mine in the Pilbara.
BHP has made a massive donation to help improve the health and wellbeing of kids in WA, kicking in $20 million for Telethon.
A lightning strike caused a massive fire at FMG’s Christmas Creek mine in the Pilbara overnight.
Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh said West Australian Premier Colin Barnett shouldn’t complain about the company’s strategy to increase production seeing as the government signed off on the plan.
Just days after he warned miners to “remember who your landlord is”, WA Premier Colin Barnett has questioned why Rio Tinto and BHP are pushing more iron ore into a depressed market.
Iron ore production at Rio Tinto’s Pilbara operations rose by 12 per cent in the third-quarter, and the miner says it is on track to deliver a 360 million tonne expansion.