The Brazilian Government has elected to impose a ban on all upstream tailings dams in light of Vale’s tailings dam disaster in January that killed at least 169 people.
Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has revised the rehabilitation cost for its Ranger uranium project in the Northern Territory following finalisation of its closure feasibility study.
Australian iron ore majors such as Fortescue, BHP and Rio Tinto have all seen a significant boost to their share prices while Brazilian company Vale’s has dropped significantly.
Ewen Hosie talks with mining experts and film critics to discuss how the industry can change its negative perception at the movies.
Major miners BHP and Rio Tinto have endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and its objectives to enshrine a First Nations Voice in the Australian Constitution and to establish a Makarrata Commission.
Rio Tinto’s procurement program in the Pilbara, Western Australia has achieved a milestone through the award of its 100th local work package in the region.
NRW Holdings has scooped a $65 million contract to deliver bulk earthworks at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore development in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto’s iron ore shipments from the Pilbara in Western Australia have remained strong in 2018 with a 2 per cent increase on 2017 to 338 million tonnes last year.
Rio Tinto has declared force majeure on some of its iron ore customers after a fire broke out at its Cape Lambert export facility on January 10.
Valor Resources has announced a joint venture with Rio Tinto subsidiary Kennecott Exploration Company for its Berenguela copper-silver-manganese project in south-eastern Peru.
Energy Resources of Australia’s (ERA) Ranger mine in the Northern Territory is heading towards full closure as it explores rehabilitation options with parent company Rio Tinto.
Black coal mining has been predicted by IBISWorld to be one of the Australian industries that will experience a decline in revenues this year as market conditions turn.
Downer Group has won a five-year rail renewal services contract with Rio Tinto Iron Ore, adding to the track construction and tyre management services it previously provided to the mining major.
Rio Tinto has completed the roll out of the AutoHaul autonomous freight train system across its iron ore operations in Western Australia.
Scania is testing an autonomous transport system at Rio Tinto’s Dampier Salt operation in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto is discussing an extension of the Bao-HI iron ore joint venture in Western Australia’s Pilbara region with partner China Baowu Group.
Former Rio Tinto chief executive officer Sam Walsh has been appointed chairman of Gold Corporation, operator of The Perth Mint. Walsh will succeed Don Mackay-Coghill, who held the position of chairman since 2016. He will guide an organisation that refines more than 350 tonnes of gold and 650 tonnes of silver each year. Western Australian … Continue reading Perth Mint appoints Sam Walsh as chairman
SIMPEC has won a $4.5 million contract at Rio Tinto’s Cape Lambert port facility in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its largest aluminium smelter in Europe, Aluminium Dunkerque, to Liberty House for $US500 million ($697 million).
BHP has completed a $US5.2 billion ($7.3 billion) buyback of company shares for distribution to shareholders.