Newmont has approved a $US150 million ($227 million) investment in a Caterpillar autonomous haulage system (AHS) at the Boddington gold mine in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto plans to build its first solar plant at the Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara to improve the company’s emission reduction targets.
Coronado Global Resources is set to restart all tyre and wheel rim fitting activities at the Curragh coal mine in Queensland following an incident in January.
Roy Hill has signed a contract with Epiroc to automate the Western Australian iron ore miner’s mixed fleet of 77 Hitachi and Cat haul trucks.
Newcrest Mining and Harmony Gold are set to resume talks for their Wafi-Golpu gold-copper joint venture project in Papua New Guinea after facing delays in securing project permits.
Mining companies in the Pilbara, Western Australia are on the watch for Tropical Cyclone Damien, which is lurking off the coast of Port Hedland.
Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has resigned from the frontbench after opting to support Barnaby Joyce’s demand to be reinstated into the Nationals leadership. Senator Canavan congratulated Michael McCormack for his re-election as Leader of the Nationals in a statement earlier today. “It has been a great honour to work with … Continue reading Resources industry supports Matt Canavan after resignation
Rio Tinto will no longer be offering an accelerated payment option for suppliers requiring shorter payment terms than the agreed 30 days.
New Century Resources has set a new standard at the Century zinc mine in Queensland, achieving record quarterly production at the end of last year.
BHP has welcomed the arrival of the first modules that are destined for the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has executed its ramp up of the Amrun project in Far North Queensland as planned, with the operations driving strong performance in the company’s bauxite division.
The Australian dollar gold price has temporarily moved into record territory of around $2350 an ounce as tensions between the United States and Iran increased yesterday.
Northparkes copper mine took its first steps towards underground loader automation back in the 1990s. More than 20 years on, it has become a global showcase for the enormous safety, maintenance and productivity benefits that automation can provide.
Northern Star Resources is set to make the Kalgoorlie Super Pit an Australian-owned gold mine by acquiring Newmont Goldcorp’s stake in the historic Western Australian site for US$800 million ($1.17 billion).
Rio Tinto will sustain the production capacity of its Pilbara iron ore business in Western Australia after approving a $US749 million ($1 billion) investment in the Greater Tom Price operations.
Pilbara Minerals is taking a wary approach to its plan for stage two and three expansion projects at the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.
Mike Henry will replace Andrew Mackenzie as chief executive officer of BHP from January 1 next year.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) plans to introduce autonomous haulage at the Goonyella Riverside coal mine in central Queensland next year without any forced redundancies.
Autonomous equipment has emerged in some areas of mining, but minerals processing remains a sector where uptake of the technology has been limited. That’s not to say it isn’t possible.
Independence Group (IGO) plans to strengthen its nickel portfolio after making an off-market takeover bid for Panoramic Resources.