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.
Fortescue Metals Group said it will fight a court decision which has ruled in favour of a junior mining company accessing its rail infrastructure.
The father of a man killed when a cyclone tore through the Fortescue Metals Group’s Rail Camp One hopes an inquest will shed light into unanswered questions surrounding his son’s death.
Australian Aboriginal company Karlka Nyiyaparli Aboriginal Corporation is working with Alaskan indigenous group NANA to develop global expertise.
Rio Tinto has seen a 21 per cent increase in its first half underlying earnings, rising to $5.1 billion.
The Nationals member for the Pilbara, Brendon Grylls, has called for an end to large scale FIFO camps.
Transalta will build and operate a gas power station to supply Fortescue and other Pilbara operations.
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.