Mining & Resources
An accident that occurred at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Goonyella Riverside Mine in Queensland has resulted in the death of a 31 year old contractor from Independent Mining Services (IMS). A spokesman for the miner confirmed the fatality of Monday, saying the accident took place on 5 August during maintenance work on-site at Goonyella
Mining giant BHP Billiton has announced that it plans to modernise its Olympic Dam operations in South Australia. In a statement issued last week, the company said it will invest A$350 million in the operations where BHP produces copper, uranium and gold.
The Victorian State Government has set the date for Australia’s leading mining business event which will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 30 October to 2 November. In announcing the 2017 International Mining and Resources
CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has earned a contract extension to continue to provide mining services at Fortescue Metals Group’s Solomon Iron Ore Project until 2020. CIMIC CEO Adolfo Valderas said the deal, valued at approximately
BHP Billiton has approved an initial funding of A$244 million for the South Flank project which is expected to be submitted for Board approval in the middle of the 2018. Located in the central Pilbara in WA, the South Flank project is BHP’s preferred option
The Board of Rio Tinto has once again recommended its shareholders to vote in favour of the sale of its Coal & Allied Industries (“C&A”) to Yancoal Australia after considering revised offers from both Glencore and Yancoal. Last week, the mining
Australian lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has reached a final investment decision (FID) to fully develop its 100%-owned Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Project in WA’s Pilbara region. It comes after the company raised USD$100 million through a recent bond