Altura has announced that the first shipment from its 100 per cent-owned Altura lithium project in Pilgangoora, Western Australia, will be announced in the coming weeks.
Western Australian transport minister Rita Saffioti says Atlas Iron does not have a priority right to a potentially lucrative berth development at Port Hedland.
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.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals is on track to deliver first spodumene concentrate from the processing plant at the Pilgangoora project in Western Australia next month.
Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has released its April shipping figures for its ports in the Pilbara region, Western Australia, which delivered throughput of 59.1 million tonnes (Mt) for the month, a seven per cent year-over-year (YoY) increase.
Fortescue Metals Group has welcomed the newest addition to its iron ore carrier fleet — FMG David.
Recent evidence from the Pilbara mining town of Port Hedland in Western Australia has suggested that both renting and purchasing property in mining towns of its ilk may once again be on the rise.
Fortescue Metals Group has christened its new ore carrier ‘FMG Matilda’ at a celebratory event in Guangzhou, China.
Fortescue Metals Group has appointed Kotug Australia as its towage services operator at Port Hedland.
Port Hedland, the world’s largest bulk mineral port, has reported an increase of 2 tonnes in iron ore shipments to China from August to September, representing a rise of 2.8 per cent, according to a port data report.
Pilbara Minerals has awarded the open pit mining contract for its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia to MACA.
Iron ore imports at the port of Port Hedland for July this year reached 135,000 tonnes, a 29 per cent increase from the same month in 2016.
The Western Australian Government has announced that port fees for mining companies will increase as part of a budget repair program, generating about $95 million for the state.
BHP Billiton has received approval from the Town of Port Hedland to increase the amount of iron ore it can export through the Western Australian port each year.
Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has welcomed its second ore carrier – FMG Grace – into Port Hedland.
The Pilbara Ports Authority has recorded an increase in monthly throughput, delivering 52.3 million tonnes (Mt) in January, up 12 per cent from the same time last year.
Brockman Mining has signed a deal to use the Utah Point Bulk Handling Facility at Port Hedland, Western Australia for its Project Maverick iron ore resource.
Port Hedland has set a new monthly throughput record, delivering 44.5 million tonnes in December 2016, a 17 per cent increase from the same month last year.
Thyssenkrupp has launched a new facility in Port Hedland to increase the maintenance and repair services for processing plants in the Pilbara.
This year’s iron ore rally is expected to continue due to the weakening US dollar and supported by Chinese growth, Prestige Economics president Jason Schenker says.