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TNG’s world-class Mount Peake project granted key approval

May 21, 2018 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Australian strategic metals company TNG Limited has announced that it has received environmental approval for its flagship Mount Peake Vanadium Titanium Iron Project, located 230km north-west of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. TNG’s Managing Director, Mr Paul Burton, said the project’s development will be a major boost to the Northern Territory

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Fortescue ships billionth tonne of iron ore

May 8, 2018 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Fortescue Metals Group has celebrated the shipment of its one billionth tonne of iron ore at Herb Elliot Port. Loaded aboard Fortescue’s ore carrier ‘FMG Sophia’, the billionth tonne was shipped to China last week, roughly a decade after the company

First shipment of lithium concentrate departs from Bald Hill

May 4, 2018 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Joint venture partners Tawana Resources and Alliance Mineral Assets have shipped their first batch of spodumene (lithium) concentrate from their 50:50 owned Bald Hill Lithium and Tantalum Mine, located Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. The

New Broken Hill mine project could create 1700 jobs

May 2, 2018 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Carpentaria Resources Limited – an emerging producer of iron ore in eastern Australia – is about to start the development of its $1.7 billion project near Broken Hill in NSW. The company has just been granted Major Project Status for its magnetite

Solar farm to be built at Image Resources’ Boonanarring project

April 24, 2018 • Mining & Resources, SustainabilityComments (0)

Sunrise Energy Group will construct a solar farm at Image Resources’ zircon-rich Boonanarring mineral sands project located 80km north of Perth. The solar farm, which will be owned and operated by Sunrise Energy on a land owned by Image, will be located

Rio Tinto to cut Rusal ties due to US sanctions

April 19, 2018 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Rio Tinto has declared force majeure on certain contracts with Russian individuals and companies that have been sanctioned by the United States Treasury Department earlier this month. According to the company, the arrangements include Rusal’s 20%

Chevron approves new offshore development at Gorgon

April 17, 2018 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Chevron Australia and its joint venture partners have decided to proceed with future offshore development at the Chevron-led Gorgon natural gas facility off the northwest coast of Western Australia. WA Premier Mark McGowan has welcomed the news, saying the