Rio Tinto has awarded NRW Holdings with a contract to deliver a 34-megawatt solar energy system at the Gudai-Darri mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The WA Government has invested a record amount to accelerate project approvals across several agencies including the DMIRS.
Northern Star Resources is seeing the early signs of cost savings and productivity gains from the merger with Saracen Mineral Holdings as it progresses towards producing 2 million ounces of a gold a year.
BHP will supply Tesla with nickel from its Nickel West asset in Western Australia in a collaboration which will aim to make the battery supply chain more sustainable.
BHP has broken production records at the Goonyella Riverside metallurgical coal mine in Queensland and at its Western Australia Iron Ore sites after launching operations at South Flank in May.
Glencore has acquired a majority stake in Newcastle Coal Shippers as the final part of its Hunter Valley Operations joint venture (JV) with Yancoal in New South Wales.
Fortescue has marked a significant milestone with its autonomous haul fleet moving two billion tonnes of material, doubling the amount hauled since reaching the one billion tonne milestone in September 2019.
Newmont Corporation has released around 700 workers at the Tanami gold mine camp in the Northern Territory from quarantine following last month’s COVID-19 outbreak.
NRW Holdings has sold the majority of the major mining equipment from subsidiary Golding Contractors to Idemitsu Group subsidiary Boggabri Coal for $81 million.
Warrikal Pty Ltd has been awarded a five-year $350 million contract as one of the providers of maintenance and shutdown services at Fortescue’s Pilbara operations.
Fortescue Metals Group has successfully produced high purity green iron ore as part of its Fortescue Future Industries (FFII renewable energy and industry initiative.
Newcrest Mining has started investigations after a localised seismic event occurred at the Cadia gold operation in New South Wales.
MACH Energy has selected Thiess as the preferred contractor for mining services at the Mount Pleasant thermal coal project in New South Wales.
Pembroke Resources has received a $175 million loan from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to develop the Olive Downs coking coal project in Queensland.
The Critical Minerals Mapping Initiative online portal has been created to display the world’s largest dataset of critical minerals deposits.
A ‘stay where you are’ order has been issued by Western Australian premier Mark McGowan, as the state enforced a four-day COVID-19 lockdown.
The Northern Territory Government has put all mine workers who travelled to Alice Springs and Darwin into isolation following a COVID-19 outbreak at Newmont Corporation’s Tanami gold mine.
Bravus Mining and Resources has struck first coal at the Carmichael project in Queensland with the company on track to export first coal later this year.
Monadelphous has secured contracts worth $215 million with a list of multinational miners, including BHP, Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals Group (FMG).
The federal government has added mining occupations to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) to address the local skills shortage in the resources sector.