Western Australia’s mining sector is assessing the impact of Cyclone Seroja after it hit the coast last weekend.
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BHP has cut its iron ore production guidance for the 2019 financial year on the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Veronica, following a similar reduction by Rio Tinto yesterday.
Poor weather in the March quarter was blamed for BHP cutting guidance for iron ore production in the Pilbara, a move which may allow some breathing room for the juniors. The company has shaved 10 million tonnes off their previous 2015/16 guidance of 270 million tonnes, which combined with the stoppage at Samarco in Brazil … Continue reading Coincidence as BHP follows Rio, cuts guidance
West Australian mines are facing the heat this week, with temperatures predicted to edge close to 50 degrees Celsius.
Rail freight in the Hunter Valley between Newcastle and Maitland remains shut down due to heavy flooding at Sandgate, impacting on coal transport in the region.
Glencore’s open-cut coal mines in the Hunter Valley are slowly returning to production after being forced to shut due to severe storms earlier this week.
West Australia’s north continues to swelter, with temperatures reaching 50 degrees at Rio Tinto’s Mesa A mine site near Pannawonica yesterday.
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Western Australia’s Pilbara region is on red alert as the severe “slow-moving and erratic” tropical cyclone Rusty edges closer to the coastline.
Severe tropical cyclone Rusty is continuing to intensify as it closes in on the Pilbara coast.
Major iron ore ports in the Pilbara have been closed as tropical cyclone Rusty bears down on Western Australia’s north-west coast.
Queensland mines are being advised to prepare for the imminent wet season after previous years have brought severe weather conditions.