Kirkland Lake Gold’s Fosterville gold mine in Victoria has won the 2018 Australian Mining Prospect Awards Mine of the Year.
Glencore has announced a restructure of the Hail Creek coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland that will see 430 jobs at the operation slashed.
The miner has reported that its AutoHaul autonomous trains in the Pilbara are now running at an average rate of 34 trains per day.
Rio Tinto is progressing further into a research program on Australia’s rarest bird of prey with a signed agreement with the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC).
Joint venture partners Rio Tinto and Hancock Prospecting have opened the Baby Hope mine, a fourth Hope Downs operation that boasts the use of automation.
Rio Tinto has revealed its 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender in New York, including the Argyle Muse, the largest purplish red diamond ever offered.
Rio Tinto’s Gove Operations has been recognised as a world-class bauxite producer in the global aluminium industry at the 2018 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory Export and Industry Awards.
Civmec’s focus on strengthening its maintenance service offering has paid off with the award of contracts from a number of leading Australian mining companies.
Rio Tinto plans to sustain production of its high-grade iron ore products through a $2 billion investment in two Robe River joint venture projects in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has formalised the agreement to sell its copper interest in the Indonesian Grasberg gold-copper mine to Indonesian state mining company PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (aka Inalum).
Rio Tinto’s Amrun Chith export facility team, McConnell Dowell, Bechtel and Jacobs, have won a Queensland Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) Earth Award for its civil construction.
Rio Tinto has received two awards at the 2018 Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) for gender diversity and anti-domestic violence initiatives.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Rio Tinto Exploration has commenced its 3050-metre drill campaign with Antipa Minerals at the Citadel project in northern Western Australia.
Mining contractor NRW Holdings will release its first dividend to shareholders since October 2014 as the result of a positive financial year.
Pilbara-focused junior BCI Minerals has launched a divestment process for its portfolio of iron ore assets projects in the Western Australian region.
Rio Tinto has opened a fourth diamond pipe at the Diavik diamond mine in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
Yancoal’s acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Coal & Allied business unit in New South Wales last year has paid off for the company.
A man has died behind the wheel when the truck he was driving veered off a haul road at Rio Tinto’s Channar mine. The 28-year-old truck driver was part of Rio’s Greater Paraburdoo iron ore operations in the Pilbara region.
Mining companies increasingly want to develop wide-ranging partnerships with suppliers and services companies to improve their operational performance.
Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its remaining Australian coal-mining operations in Queensland for $3.95 billion.