BHP sells Fayetteville Onshore US gas assets for US$300m

BHP has sold its Fayetteville Onshore US gas assets to a wholly owned subsidiary of Merit Energy Company (Merit) for a total consideration of...

Sheffield Resources secures NAIF loan to open major new mine in WA

Sheffield Resources will take out a $95 million loan from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to open a new mine and mineral facility in...

Fortescue announces contract awards for two Aboriginal businesses

Fortescue Metals Group has awarded contracts to two West Australian Aboriginal businesses as part of the its pioneering Billion Opportunities program.  The two contracts with...

New Century’s $50m investment at Lawn Hill to create 250 new jobs

Australian base metal company New Century Resources has officially opened its new zinc tailings project based on a former zinc mine at Lawn Hill. The...

Thiess secures $190m mining services contract from BHP Nickel West

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has extended its contract with BHP Nickel West to continue providing mining services at the Leinster Underground...

Qld companies have bagged over $1.5bn in contracts for Rio Tinto’s Amrun project

Queensland companies have secured approximately $1.5 billion in contracts for work on Rio Tinto’s world-class Amrun bauxite project on Cape York Peninsula, the company...

Rio Tinto inaugurates new diamond pipe at Diavik

Rio Tinto has opened a fourth diamond pipe at the remote Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Known as A21, the new...

Senex Energy makes oil discovery on the Cooper Basin western flank

Australian oil and gas explorer Senex Energy has announced a Cooper Basin oil discovery from the first well of its FY19 drilling campaign, Brequet-1. Located...

BHP offloads onshore US oil and gas assets for US$10.8bn

BHP has agreed to sell its onshore US oil and gas assets for a combined fee of US$10.8 billion. The all-cash transactions will see BHP...

Rio Tinto completes divestment of Qld coal assets

Rio Tinto has wrapped up the sale of remaining coal assets in Queensland, just four months after agreeing to sell its 80% interest in...