South32 is set to divest its thermal coal assets in South Africa Energy Coal (SAEC) to Seriti Resources in an upfront payment deal worth around ZAR100 million ($9.8 million).
South32 chief technology officer Vanessa Torres has credited technology for enabling the company to develop natural resources.
South32 has maintained production guidance across its global operations after a strong September 2019 quarter highlighted by rising output at Illawarra Metallurgical Coal in New South Wales.
Telstra has formed a partnership with South32 for a private 4G long term evolution (LTE) network at the company’s Cannington underground mine in North West Queensland.
South32 has received an offer from Seriti Resources Holdings to acquire its South Africa Energy Coal business.
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.
South32 has reached a long-term gas purchase agreement with Woodside Energy for the Worsley Alumina bauxite mine in Western Australia.
South32 has recorded an uplift in production across its Australian operations – Cannington, Worsley Alumina and Illawarra.
South32 Worsley Alumina has submitted a revised proposal to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) regarding the expansion of its Worsley mine in Western Australia.
South32 has reduced its estimates of coal reserves at the Illawarra metallurgical coal project in southern New South Wales.
Inca Minerals says it expects South32’s first round of earn-in funding on the Riqueza copper project in Peru will start in the next seven days.
The world’s 40 largest mining companies continued their steady growth last year despite decreased investor sentiment, according to PwC’s Mine 2019 report.
Superior Resources has signed an earn-in and joint venture (JV) agreement with South32 to advance exploration at its Nicholson zinc project in northwest Queensland.
South32 has awarded a long-term engineering services contract at the Worsley Alumina bauxite operations in Western Australia to SRG Global.
Anglo American produced 10 per cent more copper last year than in 2012 with just half the number of assets, the company revealed in its annual report.
Rio Tinto plans to strengthen how its global portfolio of tailings dams is managed in the wake of Vale’s latest disaster in Brazil.
A flooded rail track that has significantly impacted mineral shipments from major miners such as Glencore could be repaired ahead of schedule, according to railway operator Queensland Rail.
South32 has highlighted tailings safety in its latest 2019 half-year report, emphasising the company’s dam management standard.
South32 has introduced a robot, known as the Bike platform, at its Worsley Alumina operation in Western Australia.
South32 has agreed to purchase 60 per cent of Inca Minerals’ Greater Riqueza project in Peru for $US9 million ($12.5 million) subject to certain conditions.