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Rio Tinto mines record volumes of iron ore in Australia

Rio Tinto extracted record volumes of iron ore in Australia in 2014, adding to the global oversupply of the commodity which pushed prices to...

BHP Billiton aiming to overtake arch-rival Rio Tinto in the iron ore contest

BHP Billiton is planning to develop a $20 billion outer-harbour project at Port Hedland and expand production beyond its current annual run rate target...

New regulation in the Fair Work Act could prevent damaging strikes

A new regulation in the Fair Work Act has given the WA Government and Port Hedland’s iron ore miners a powerful legal instrument to...

McAleese, set to double iron ore haulage at Mt Webber mine

McAleese Limited, the Melbourne-based bulk haulage and specialised lifting company servicing the Australian mining and resources sector, yesterday announced that McAleese Resources Pty Ltd,...

Rio Tinto awards $9.9 million construction contract to Brierty Limited

Construction and mining services company Brierty Limited and joint venture  partner Karlayura Construction Services Pty announced last Thursday that Rio Tinto has awarded them...

BHP Billiton achieves record production at ten operations

BHP Billiton has released its operational review for the nine months ended March 31st, 2014, which showed that the company has managed to maintain...

Roy Hill investment to turn the fortunes of Australian economy

19 commercial banks and five export credit agencies are contributing more than $US7 billion to Hancock Prospecting’s $10 billion Roy Hill project, which is expected...

BHP Billiton forecasts steady increase in demand for iron ore in the next decade

Mining giant BHP Billiton has announced that its focus on equipment availability, utilisation and operating rate followed by capital efficient debottlenecking initiatives is delivering...

Fortescue to cut debt after posting record profit

Fortecsue Metals Group, the world’s fourth biggest iron ore producer, has more than tripled its half-year profit and is planning on reducing its large...

CITIC Pacific starts public war with tycoon Palmer over Australia iron ore dispute

China's CITIC Pacific Ltd slammed Australian billionaire Clive Palmer for halting its long overdue $8 billion Sino Iron project in the country, which was intended to...
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