Government okays new lithium mine in the Northern Territory

Emerging Australian lithium developer, Core Lithium has announced the granting of a Mineral Lease for the Grants Deposit, a key component of the Company’s...

$1.4bn Sconi mine declared Prescribed Project

ASX-listed Australian Mines has announced that its $1.4 billion Sconi project in North Queensland has been declared a Prescribed Project by the Government of Queensland. Located...

Sedgman wins $155m EPC contract from QCoal Group

CIMIC's mineral processing arm Sedgman has secured a contract from the QCoal Group to deliver engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services at the company's Byerwen...

BMA confirms fatality in Saraji Mine incident

The BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has confirmed reports of one fatality at its Saraji Mine near Moranbah in Queensland. The company said 49 year-old Allan Houston...

Rio Tinto wraps up $3.5bn sale of interest in Grasberg mine

Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its entire interest in the Grasberg mine in Indonesia for $3.5 billion, bringing the total divestment proceeds...

Rio Tinto, China Baowu enter into joint venture extension talks

Rio Tinto and China Baowu Group have entered into discussions for extending the Bao-HI iron ore joint venture in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The joint venture, which pertains...

Rio Tinto restarts potline at New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has joined Rio Tinto Aluminium chief operating officer Kellie Parker to officially re-open Potline 4 at New...

Rio Tinto ships first cargo from world-class Amrun bauxite project

Rio Tinto has shipped its first cargo from the $2.6 billion Amrun project in Queensland, with a shipment of about 80,000 tonnes of bauxite departing the Western Cape...

Rio Tinto to invest A$3.5 billion in Australian iron ore operation

The Board of Rio Tinto has approved a $3.5 billion investment to develop a new production hub for its world-class iron ore business in...

Rio Tinto to sell its stake in Rössing

Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its entire 68.62% stake in Rössing Uranium Limited to the China National Uranium Corporation Limited (CNUC) for up...