Unearthed returns to Sydney this year for the third time, with a hackathon designed to develop solutions to mining industry challenges.
An Indigenous owned mine training centre and bauxite mining operation has opened in the Northern Territory, set to deliver economic benefits for the local Yolgnu people.
Swift Networks is working with mining companies around Australia to improve the entertainment and communications facilities at FIFO villages.
Rio Tinto has committed to employing local workers for the $70 million upgrade to its bulk handling facilities at East Intercourse Island in the Port of Dampier, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto improved its financial performance almost across the board during the first half of 2017. However, Rio did not meet the forecasts of analysts.
Yancoal Australia has unveiled plans for a $US2.5 billion ($3.14 billion) equity raising it will use to fund the acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Coal & Allied in the Hunter Valley.
Australian and international mining identities explain what they regard as the most exciting innovations at their respective companies.
Rio Tinto plans to grow the number of contracts it awards to Western Australian suppliers through a fresh approach to procurement.
With Yancoal set to acquire Rio Tinto’s Coal & Allied division, Glencore has secured an agreement with the Chinese-controlled company to take a 49 per cent interest in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) coal mine and form a joint venture at the site following the deal.
Yancoal Australia is already planning to sell a stake in the Hunter Valley coal operations it is set to acquire from Rio Tinto.
Rio Tinto has exhibited the largest Fancy Red diamond in the history of its Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender at a world exclusive preview in New York.
Rio Tinto has teamed up with Murdoch University to support a STEM Outreach Programme for regional Western Australian high schools, as part of a joint initiative to boost student engagement in science-based subjects.
The United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office says it has opened an investigation into suspected corruption by Rio Tinto in Guinea.
Rio Tinto has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Serbian Government for the development of the Jadar lithium-borate project, as the global demand for lithium continues to rise.
Iron ore has soared through $US70 a tonne for the first time since April. In overnight trading iron ore continued a recent rise in value, improving by 2 per cent to finish at $US70.24 a tonne.
A 2.6 billion-year-old rock has travelled almost 14,000km from Western Australia’s Pilbara region to London to feature in an exhibition at the Natural History Museum (NHM).
Rio Tinto has released its 2017 second quarter production results, recording a high output particularly at its bauxite operations.
The Blair Athol coal mine in Queensland is on track to be producing at full capacity before the end of this year, according to its owner.
Civil construction and mining services company Brierty will resume work at Rio Tinto’s Western Turner Syncline Stage 2 (WTS2) iron ore project after the contract was suspended in June.
Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite project in Queensland is nearly one third complete, with bauxite shipments on track to begin during the first quarter of 2019.