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Rio Tinto’s iron-ore shipments reach all-time high in 2013

Rio Tinto’s decision to expand its mining operation due to strong demand from Chinese steelmakers has proved to be justified as the company’s iron...

BHP Billiton appoints new President of Corporate Affairs

BHP Billiton yesterday announced that Mr Tony Cudmore from ExxonMobil Corporation has been chosen to serve as President of the Company’s Corporate Affairs division. According...

Victorian Coalition Government announces 36 red tape reforms

Acting Premier and Minister for State Development Peter Ryan and Treasurer Michael O’Brien have announced 36 red tape reforms to increase productivity and reduce...

Iron ore giants brace themselves for Cyclone Christine

Australia's three largest iron ore producers are preparing for the impact of category 3 cyclone Christine which is expected to make landfall in Western...

BHP Billiton suspends mining operations at Perseverance Underground

BHP Billiton has suspended production at Nickel West Leinster Perseverance Underground mine due to safety concerns after a seismic event which occurred on October...

Tasmanian mine workers’ names released following accident in Mt Lyell copper mine

The names of the miners who were killed in Monday’s tragic mine accident in western Tasmania have been released. Forty-five year-old Craig Nigel Gleeson and...

BHP Billiton opens the doors to its new global head office

BHP Billiton has officially opened its new global head office at 171 Collins Street in Melbourne on Monday night, with BHP Billiton Chairman, Jac Nasser,...

BHP Billiton donates A$500,000 to Red Cross disaster relief in the Philippines

BHP Billiton has donated half a million Australian dollars to the Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Appeal from its BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities charity. According to...

BHP Billiton advises lower nickel output following suspension of operations due to earthquake

BHP Billiton was forced to shut down its nickel production operations at the Perseverance mine in Western Australia as a result of a minor...

Austin Engineering manufactures first Australian Dust Suppressing Dump Truck Body

Austin Engineering Limited is manufacturing the first Westech Flow Contol Body for off-highway dump trucks, an innovative dust-suppressing body that will improve truck stability...
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