For a number of years mineral processing specialists FLSmidth has run a series of training workshop at its facilities in Perth and Brisbane. A grinding mill workshop in Kalgoorlie is the first in a series of one-day ore-specific regional workshops around the country.
Monadelphous has won more work in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, with Woodside Petroleum awarding the engineering company a $600 million contract to provide maintenance services and brownfields offshore implementation across its Western Australian gas production facilities.
Infrastructure company APA Group will construct a new gas transmission pipeline and gas-fired station to supply power to the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia as part of a 15-year, $585 million contract signed with the joint venture developing the operation.
Australian Maritime Systems Group (AMSG) has been awarded a contract by Chevron to design and install a new vessel tracking service (VTS) system to manage shipping to and from the Gorgon LNG project on Barrow Island, 60km off the north-west coast of Western Australia.
Lithium Australia’s attempt at a $23.8 million takeover of Lepidico has been unsuccessful.
Explorer White Cliffs Minerals has finalised a drilling contract with Geostandarf for activities at its Aucu gold project in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Mount Gibson Iron has terminated an off-take agreement with Xinyu Iron and Steel Group because the Chinese partner did not comply with the terms of the arrangement.
Civmec last week secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Alcoa, as well as other new construction and maintenance contracts for resources clients, worth a combined $90 million.
Job opportunities in mining, resources and energy almost doubled on online recruitment portal SEEK in the year up to the end of May.
Independence Group plans to sell its Stockman copper-zinc project in Victoria to CopperChem for $47.2 million, clearing the way for it to focus on advancing the Nova operation in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto plans to invest $30.9 million to complete the project feasibility study for the development of its Koodaideri iron ore deposit in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Pilbara Aboriginal business Pindari has been awarded a long-term facilities management contract by Rio Tinto.
Dacian Gold has launched underground mining in the Westralia mine area at the Mt Morgans gold project in Western Australia.
Having jumped to second in the world rankings for mining and mineral engineering, Australian Mining speaks with Curtin University professor, Sam Spearing, about putting the 110-year-old WA School of Mines on the world map.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has secured another environmental approval for the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.
Civmec has secured a contract to construct the civil component of Altura Mining’s Pilgangoora process plant, one of three major contracts awarded for the Pilgangoora lithium project in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has tapped into strong support from investors to complete a $US1.5 billion ($2.04 billion) bond offering.
Blackham Resources has identified potential to more than double gold production at the Matilda/Wiluna gold operation in Western Australia.
Northern Minerals has awarded MACA a $6 million mining contract for the Browns Range heavy rare earth pilot plant project in Western Australia.
BHP Billiton has received approval from the Town of Port Hedland to increase the amount of iron ore it can export through the Western Australian port each year.