Glencore to ramp up copper production with major investment in Ernest Henry Mining

Diversified miner Glencore is set to ramp up copper production from its Ernest Henry Mining, near Cloncurry in north-west Queensland, Australia, from 3 million...

Fortescue to invest $1.7bn in new Pilbara mine

Fortescue's Board of Directors has approved the development of a new mine and rail project in the Pilbara region that will create up to...

MACA selected as mining & crushing contractor for Felix Resources’ Iron Ridge Project

MACA Limited has secured a multimillion contract to provide mining services at Fenix Resources’ Iron Ridge Project, located in the Murchison region of Western...

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...

BHP’s CTO to step down in early 2020

BHP has announced that its Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Diane Jurgens, will leave the company early next year. Ms Jurgens, who joined BHP in 2015...

BHP Billiton posts record iron ore output

Anglo-Australian mining corporation BHP Billiton announced a record half-year ore production from Western Australia in its operational review for the half-year ended 31 December...

SA named Australia’s second most attractive investment destination for minerals exploration

South Australia is the second most attractive investment destination for minerals exploration in Australia, second only to Western Australia, according to an annual survey...

South32 coal miners go on strike after job security talks collapse 

Workers at South32’s Dendrobium coal mine in the Illawarra have begun a week-long strike after negotiations over a new Enterprise Agreement broke down last...

BHP Billiton discusses the global outlook for coal at CEDA

President of BHP Billiton’s global Coal business, Dean Dalla Valle, spoke yesterday at CEDA’s Energy and Resources series in Brisbane about the global outlook...

$275m mineral sands mine opens in WA

WA Premier Mark McGowan has officially opened Iluka Resources' Cataby mine in the Shire of Dandaragan. Located approximately 150 kilometres north of Perth, the $270...
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