BHP has awarded its latest contract for the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia to Clough.
Utilising innovative technology to fast-track both the exploration and exploitation of mining sites is the key to success in the modern age, according to Independence Group (IGO) managing director and CEO, Peter Bradford.
Kalium Lakes has been granted all required approvals for its Beyondie sulphate of potash project (BSOPP) in the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Monadelphous has been granted a construction works contract worth $108 million at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has now officially awarded NRW Holdings an ambitious rail project contract first announced at the end of last year.
Engineering services company Civmec has been chosen by Albemarle Lithium to construct a lithium hydroxide plant in Western Australia.
The Gruyere gold joint venture expects to produce up to 120,000 ounces from the Western Australia operation this year after production starts in the June quarter.
South32 has introduced a robot, known as the Bike platform, at its Worsley Alumina operation in Western Australia.
Recruitment agency Hays expects skills shortages in mining to be a major concern as the sector competes with other growth industries around Australia.
Perth-based Neometals has commissioned the first stage of its lithium-ion battery recycling pilot project with SGS in Canada.
Intermin Resources has secured an exclusivity deed with Focus Minerals to potentially acquire the Coolgardie gold project in Western Australia for $40 million.
Altura Mining is closing in on its capacity target of 220,000 tonnes per year at its flagship lithium project in Pilgangoora, Western Australia.
Alliance Mineral Assets has posted record monthly production at the Bald Hill lithium and tantalum mine in Western Australia.
South African miner Gold Fields has contracted Scottish power company Aggreko to create a massive solar power generation system to help power the Granny Smith gold mine near Laverton, Western Australia.
Lucapa Diamond Company, with its joint venture partners, has sold $US16.7 million ($22.9 million) of diamonds from its Lulo alluvial mine at a historic tender in Angola.
Sandfire Resources has maintained production guidance for the 2019 financial year following strong output in the December quarter and ramp up s at the Monty copper-gold mine.
Newcrest Mining has increased production at each of its four gold mines in the December quarter.
OZ Minerals and Red Metal have formed a joint venture agreement aimed at fast tracking the search for greenfields discoveries at projects in Western Australia and Queensland.
First ore has been mined on schedule at the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia this month.
Western Australia saw the highest rise in mining job vacancies in 2018 among Australia’s states and territories, according to a report from DFP Resources.