OZ Minerals has increased the production rate at the Carrapateena copper-gold mine in South Australia, achieving a planned ramp up ahead of schedule.
Fortescue Metals Group has placed a £95 million ($173 million) order with Weir Group for aftermarket components for the Iron Bridge magnetite project in Western Australia.
New Hope Group has received the final federal approval that it requires to move ahead with stage three of the New Acland coal project in Queensland.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed Australia’s best people are working on resolving why $700 million of Australian coal shipments are held off from Chinese ports.
Monadelphous has secured around $60 million worth of construction and maintenance contracts with Rio Tinto and BHP across their Australian iron ore, bauxite and nickel projects.
NRW Holdings has offered to takeover engineering group Primero Group for $100 million, an offer that the boards from both companies have unanimously agreed to.
Anglo American will be boosting the life of its Aquila metallurgical coal project in Queensland by six years through a $240 million investment.
Northern Star Resources and Saracen Mineral Holdings’ announcement of a $16 billion merger has brought anticipation for the rise of a new top 10 global gold producer, with signs there may be more mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the gold sector.
Rio Tinto has showcased its iconic annual Argyle diamonds tender to collectors from across Asia in Singapore, including the Lot 1: Argyle Eternity vivid purplish pink gem, weighing in at 2.24 carats.
Aurelia Metals is set to acquire the recently commissioned Dargues underground gold mine in New South Wales from Diversified Minerals for a consideration of up to $205 million.
Peabody Energy has flagged that its fourth quarter 2020 results could fall short of meeting minimum debt requirements as it remains in talks with lenders.
Fortescue Metals Group has secured 12 new agreements with Chinese steel mills, procurement partners and financial institutions during the China International Import Expo 2020.
Rio Tinto has completed its final day of mining at the iconic Argyle diamond mine in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia.
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has estimated that 60 per cent of Australia’s fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforce is from Queensland, with Western Australia’s eased border restrictions serving as welcomed news for the mining sector.
Pilbara Minerals has secured a conditional agreement to acquire Altura Mining’s lithium operations, including the Pilgangoora site that neighbours its own flagship mine in Western Australia.
Caterpillar is set to become the heavy equipment partner for ASX-listed lithium producer Ioneer at the Rhyolite Ridge lithium-boron project in Nevada, the United States.
Australian Diamond Portfolio is set to showcase a selection of the last pink diamonds to be unearthed in Australia before Rio Tinto closes the Argyle mine in Western Australia.
Sandvik has signed a long-term agreement with Glencore Queensland Metals to supply underground mobile mining equipment at Glencore’s Queensland and New South Wales metalliferous mines.
Rio Tinto will tender a selection of rough diamonds from its Australian and Canadian mines in October and November this year.
The PR 776 mining dozer entered a competitive marketplace of 70-tonne dozers when Liebherr launched the machine four years ago. Ben Creagh looks at how the PR 776 has established a presence in Australia.