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.
For suppliers, partnering with a company like BHP is the ultimate goal. And now, BHP’s group procurement officer Sundeep Singh has revealed what it takes to be a supplier for the company.
Adani has handed out a $100 million rail contract to Australian-operated Martinus Rail, with the contract being delivered out of Rockhampton, Queensland.
The winners of the 2019 Australian Mining Prospect Awards have been announced at Moda Events in Brisbane.
Anglo American has scrapped a plan to replace a portion of its truck fleet at the Dawson coal mine in Queensland with autonomous trucks.
Scania has introduced a fully autonomous concept truck without a cab, marking another milestone in the development of heavy self-driving vehicles.
RNC Minerals has recovered an estimated 1750 ounces of coarse gold from 274 kilograms of rock at the Beta Hunt mine in Western Australia.
Western Australia’s mining industry has continued to thrive off record commodity sales and prices, reporting a boost in employment numbers that reached unseen levels.
CIMIC Group mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a six-year, $1.3 billion contract extension by Coronado Global Resources to provide services at the Curragh coal mine in Queensland.
Komatsu will deploy 41 automation-ready Komatsu 930E-5 ultra-class haul trucks at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia from next month.
Australian gold production has reached an all-time record of 321 tonnes (10.3 million ounces) in the past financial year, according to gold mining consultants, Surbiton Associates.