Australia’s chief economist reported in June that the nation’s resource and energy exports are set to hit a new record of $285 billion in 2019–20, before falling back in 2020–21.
CSIRO has launched Voconiq to help companies tackle the issue of achieving a social licence to operate, one of the top business risks facing industry today.
Kurtarra Cape Joint Venture (KCU) has secured a contract with Rio Tinto to install 170 kilometre of optical fibre as part of the construction of a rail spur that connects the Koodaideri iron ore project to the mining company’s rail network.
The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published an interoperability alignment report with a consensus from 17 mining companies regarding the industry’s vision and direction for interoperability
Rio Tinto has awarded a $60 million contract to Monadelphous to provide maintenance services on its rail network in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has awarded more than $60 million of contracts to Aboriginal businesses to develop the Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has achieved a permitting milestone at the Resolution copper project in the United States with the release of an independently prepared draft environmental impact statement.
Rio Tinto is eager to talk to junior explorers or technology companies with the potential to help it identify the next major greenfields discoveries.
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Rio Tinto has awarded $250 million worth of contracts to BGC Contracting and Monadelphous Group for work at the Robe River Joint Venture’s West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara.
Rio Tinto has released data on 42 drill holes at its Winu copper-gold project in the Yeneena Basin of the Paterson Province, Western Australia.
SIMPEC has received another $5 million in scope extensions to its current structural, mechanical and piping (SMP) electrical and instrumentation (E&I) contracts in Western Australia.
Antipa Minerals has begun on-ground exploration at its Citadel joint venture project in Western Australia’s Paterson Province.
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Rio Tinto has agreed to provide funding to its subsidiary Energy Resources Australia to clean up its Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory.
The expected closure of Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine in 2021 is set to significantly reduce Australia’s rough diamond output.
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Rio Tinto’s cost expectations for its majority-owned Oyu Tolgoi underground mine in Mongolia have risen considerably as the company released its latest quarterly statement today.
Rio Tinto has unveiled its annual showcase of the world’s rarest pink and red diamonds at its Argyle mine site in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia.
Rapidly growing Australian business Components Only is establishing offices in the high-profile mining regions of Chile and Mongolia.