Aurizon managing director and chief executive officer Andrew Harding has anticipated that China’s decline in coal import volume will continue.
Adani Mining chief executive David Boshoff says company will remain “full speed ahead” on construction of the Carmichael rail and mine project in Queensland, which is set to continue through to 2021.
The activities of a mine operation are not only buzzing at the site itself – they’re also moving along Australia’s busy train tracks. Vanessa Zhou speaks with Rio Tinto, Loram and the Queensland Resources Council about the importance of the rail sector.
Aurizon has recorded no significant impact to its operations in the 2020 financial year due to COVID-19, but expects a slump in the near future.
In a vast country like Australia, railways are crucial to almost every heavy-haul mining operation. Loram offers a range of solutions to help miners get the most life out of their railway infrastructure.
Rail’s role in the Australian mining industry remains crucial in connecting the ore, coal and other materials mined in the country to the rest of the world. Australian Mining speaks to Loram about its growing link to the industry in the country.
A lot can be achieved by a company with more than 100 years’ experience and over 50 strategically-located sites across Australia.
Decmil Group has received two work packages for Adani Mining’s Carmichael coal and rail project in the Galilee Basin in Queensland.
Fortescue Metals Group’s school leaver shunting trainee program has welcomed its second intake of team members to the company’s rail operations team in Port Hedland.
Rio Tinto has awarded a $60 million contract to Monadelphous to provide maintenance services on its rail network in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
CIMIC Group’s services company, UGL, has been awarded $260 million worth of new rail and mining services contracts across Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has officially started construction at the Eliwana iron ore mine and rail project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is testing the viability of longer coal trains capable of running closer together through the Hunter valley.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released a detailed timeline of the events that led to the derailment of a runaway BHP iron ore train in the Pilbara last November.
India’s Adani has reportedly completed financing of the Carmichael coal mine and is close to securing funds for the rail component of the project.
Rail operator Aurizon has received a newly-built batch of coal wagons at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales.
Rail operator Aurizon will withdraw an application to the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for funding to assist with a rail development in the Galilee Basin in Queensland.
BHP has donated 53 metres of rail track to a Western Australian school in the Pilbara to help provide its students with real life skills and training in rail installation.
GE Transportation and Aurizon have announced a successful implementation of GE’s Movement Planner into Aurizon’s Control Centre.
Initial bids for Glencore’s Hunter Valley rolling stock and haulage assets are rolling in.