Mining services company Brierty has confirmed that its Western Turner Syncline Stage 2 (WTS2) iron ore contract with Rio Tinto in the Pilbara region has been suspended and it has received a notice of default.
Rio Tinto has named China’s Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its Hunter Valley coal division, Coal & Allied Industries, ahead of Glencore, which made a superior bid earlier this month.
Rio Tinto’s John Varley has resigned as a non-executive director of the company after being charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in the United Kingdom.
Services company Whittens has been awarded a $22 million contract by G&S Engineering Services at MACH Energy’s Mount Pleasant coal mine in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales.
Rio Tinto has awarded Aggreko AusPac a contract to build and operate a 20MW power station at the $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite project in North Queensland.
Communications provider Swift Networks has won a material contract to design and construct a remote networking solution at Rio Tinto’s Hope Downs workers’ village in the Pilbara of Western Australia.
The Australian mining marketplace is watching for Rio Tinto’s response to Glencore’s attempt to trump Yancoal Australia’s $US2.45 billion ($3.23 billion) offer for its coal operations in New South Wales.
Rio Tinto’s Mine Automation System (MAS) and real-time video intelligence (RTVi) technologies have been awarded an innovation gold medal by Austmine, Australia’s mining equipment, technology and services association. The 2017 Austmine Miners Innovation Award was presented to Rio Tinto at the Austmine Industry Leaders’ Dinner and Awards in Perth. “The award recognises the power of … Continue reading Rio Tinto receives gold for innovative technologies
Rio Tinto plans to invest $30.9 million to complete the project feasibility study for the development of its Koodaideri iron ore deposit in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Yancoal has launched a $US710 million ($946.9 million) offer for Mitsubishi’s stake in its Hunter Valley Operations Joint Venture (HVO JV) with Rio Tinto in New South Wales.
Pilbara Aboriginal business Pindari has been awarded a long-term facilities management contract by Rio Tinto.
Technological innovation has emerged as a necessity in the Australian mining industry. Most mining companies have committed to initiatives that add technological innovation to their operations, and the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) industry is helping them achieve this strategy.
Rio Tinto has delivered a strong performance in 2016 despite the year’s challenging economic conditions, according to chairman Jan du Plessis.
Orion Mining is preparing to restart operations at the Blair Athol coal mine in Queensland next month after it satisfied several conditions required by the state government.
It is time the Australian mining industry became serial innovators to unlock the next level of productivity gains. Ben Creagh writes.
Rio Tinto has signed a joint venture agreement worth up to US$10.75 million with Strandline Resources for a suite of heavy minerals sands tenements in Tanzania.
Poor weather conditions have disrupted Rio Tinto’s performance at its Pilbara iron ore operations in Western Australia during the first quarter of 2017.
Chinese-controlled Yancoal has secured Australian Government approval for a $US2.45 billion ($3.2 billion) acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Hunter Valley coal division in New South Wales.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Rio Tinto Exploration is going ahead with Stage 2 of the Citadel project farm-in agreement it has with Antipa Minerals.
Rio Tinto has paid $4 billion in taxes and royalties in 2016 and made more than $35 billion in direct economic contribution to related communities.