The founder of Contiki, John Anderson, has urged the Pilbara to promote its mining industry as a tourist attraction.
Rio Tinto has so far produced 10 per cent more iron ore this year than it did during the same period last year as an expansion of its Pilbara operations coupled with productivity gains pays off.
GE is taking Caterpillar on in the race to develop locomotives that comply with stricter emissions standards.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott were welcomed as guests at the West Angeles iron ore mine earlier today.
Speculation is mounting that the sale of BHP Billiton’s Nickel West assets is not far away as six potential bidders take a closer look at the business.
BHP Billiton has celebrated a significant milestone after shipping its one billionth tonne of iron ore to Japan.
One of Australia’s best-known mining towns has received a new status with Karratha to now be known as a city.
Channel 9 has done a report that provides a wider insight in to Rio Tinto’s Mine of the Future program and how its remote operations centre works.
An ongoing review at BHP Billiton’s iron ore operations could see thousands of jobs lost in Western Australia.
Despite recent iron price jitters which have seen investors flee small mining firms, Gina Rinehart’s $10 billion Roy Hill mine is making steady construction progress and is almost half way done.
Fortescue has signed a contract to construct four new ‘very large ore carriers’.
Rio Tinto and Aurecon have achieved one million hours free of lost time injury at its Pilbara Wickham accommodation expansion project.
Iron ore production is surging in the Pilbara with Port Hedland recording a new tonnage record for the largest departure of ore on a single tide.
Pilbara MP Brendan Grylls has questioned the need for further expansion in the mining region, saying it would be better to “leave it in the ground”.
BHP Billiton has slashed 170 iron ore jobs from its Mt Whaleback mine in the Pilbara as it continues to focus on cost and productivity gains.
As mining slows down, Pilbara’s rail and port infrastructure’s future needs to be re-examined.
Rio Tinto has ramped up production at its West Australian iron ore sites, brining on an expansion two months ahead of schedule.
John Rice and Nigel Martin look at the Chinese agenda and its place in Australia’s iron ore mining industry.
Decmil has been awarded a new contract for the non-process infrastructure to support the expansion of Rio’s West Angelas Deposit B.
China’s largest steelmaker, Baosteel, has announced a joint conditional off-market takeover of West Australian mining company Aquila Resources.