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Alcoa names spin-off company

Last September, Alcoa announced that it would split into two independent, publicly-traded entities which will create “two industry-leading, Fortune 500 companies.” Yesterday, the New York...

Lightweight metals leader Alcoa appoints three new board directors

Alcoa announced on Monday the appointment of three industry executives to its Board of Directors - Ulrich “Rick” Schmidt, John C. Plant and Sean...

Nyrstar to exit mining

Mining and metals giant Nyrstar has announced that it intends to sell all of its mining business assets. The Belgian company issued a press release...

Grange Resources to cut jobs due to plunging iron ore prices

Iron ore miner Grange Resources has warned that it might be forced to cut jobs in order to reduce costs and rescale operations this...

BC Iron and Watpac to face off in court over Nullagine JV contract

Junior iron ore miner BC Iron and mining services contractor Watpac have announced that they will take their dispute over BC Iron’s Nullagine joint...

Aussie manufacturing sector expands for a 5th consecutive month

AiGroup has released its latest manufacturing PMI report which revealed that activity levels across Australia’s manufacturing sector have expanded for a fifth consecutive month. According...

Archer Exploration to develop “world class” magnesite asset at Leigh Creek coal mine after...

About a month ago, Alinta Energy announced that it will shut down its Leigh Creek coal mine on 17 November 2015 and the Port...

3rd International Future Mining Conference kicks off in Sydney

If you want to learn how robotics is incorporated in mining and how we plan to capture asteroids to start mining in space, the...

GE and BHP join forces to boost efficiency and cut greenhouse gas emissions in...

General Electric and BHP Billiton have formed a partnership to work on pinpointing innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from mining operations and...

Manufacturing continues to expand in October 

The Australian manufacturing sector has expanded for a fourth consecutive month, falling 1.9 points to 50.2 in the month of October. "A strong export performance...
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