Mineral Resources (MinRes) has felt the effect of Western Australia’s COVID-19 border closures during the March quarter as a shortage of haulage drivers meant tonnes of iron ore were left untouched.
BHP remains optimistic about delivering high volumes over the next year despite recording approximately $US1 billion ($1.42 billion) in negative movement in productivity for the 2019 financial year.
Gold producer Newcrest Mining has reported a decrease in gold production in the March 2019 quarter following planned shutdowns at the Cadia process plant in New South Wales.
Independence Group is on track to reach its guidance after delivering record results from the Nova and Tropicana mines in Western Australia.
Sandfire Resources has maintained production guidance for the 2019 financial year following strong output in the December quarter and ramp up s at the Monty copper-gold mine.
Syrah Resources has posted strong results in the December 2018 quarter in spite of production issues caused by a fire at the Balama graphite mine in Mozambique last October.
BHP has revealed a $US600 million ($838.2 million) hit to its productivity following three high-profile unplanned outages.
Lucapa increased mining volumes at its Lulo diamond project by 35 per cent to achieve a new quarterly record of 81,117 bulk cubic metres (BCM).
Fortescue has posted a rise in production of 14 per cent year on year in what chief executive officer Elizabeth Gaines called “a strong start” to the company’s 2019 first quarter.
The miner has reported that its AutoHaul autonomous trains in the Pilbara are now running at an average rate of 34 trains per day.
Mineral Resources has produced 15.29 million wet tonnes (Mwt) of lithium and iron ore and shipped 13.21Mwt in the 2018 financial year.
Newcrest Mining has delivered production records at three of its mines, the Cadia gold mine in New South Wales, Telfer copper-gold mine in Western Australia and Lihir copper-gold mine in Papua New Guinea.
OceanaGold has released strong results for the second quarter (Q2) of 2018, posting net revenue of $US402.4 million ($544.9 million) and profit of $US89.1 million ($120.7 million) for the first half of 2017.
Fortescue Metals Group has set a new record for iron ore shipments of 46.5 million tonnes (Mt) in the June quarter, a 20 per cent increase that brought it to its full-year shipment target of 170Mt.
Woodside Petroleum chief executive officer Peter Coleman has cited the start of liquefied natural gas (LNG) production from Wheatstone Train 2 in Western Australia as its June quarter highlight.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has granted Atlas Iron relief regarding the deadline of its target statement in response to a $390 million takeover offer from Gina Rinehart-owned Hancock Prospecting.
Glencore has recorded lower Australian copper production in the first quarter of 2018 due to maintenance at its Mt Isa operations in Queensland.
Kirkland Lake has announced its dedication to increased production at its Fosterville gold mine in Victoria and Macassa gold mine in Ontario, targeting 400,000 ounces (oz) of gold per annum for the former by 2020 and the latter over a period of five-to-seven years.
Fortescue Metals Group’s iron ore shipments have fallen in the March quarter as a cyclone and bad weather impacted its operations in the Pilbara.
Gold miner St Barbara has released its third quarter (Q3) results, posting an overall steady performance, with no debts and improved production guidance, but a slight dip in gold production when compared with previous quarters.