Wednesday 20th Feb, 2019
BHP's Western Australian iron ore operations in the Pilbara. Image: BHP

BHP selects iron ore plant construction contractor for its $4.8B Pilbara project

BHP has awarded a plant construction contract for its $4.8 billion iron ore South Flank project in the Pilbara, Western…
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New production process for fertiliser phosphate from low value ores

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has developed a smelting process to produce soluble phosphate for fertiliser from low value ores,…
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Builder selected for $1.3B WA lithium plant

An engineering services company has been selected by Albemarle Lithium to construct the largest lithium hydroxide plant in Western Australia….
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WA grain infrastructure undergoes $16M upgrade

Grain storage infrastructure has been upgraded in the Esperance Zone, Western Australia, following a network investment of $16 million. WA…
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Safety boost for Pilbara ore trains

An $18.66 million bridge will provide traffic with free movement over a major iron ore rail line, removing the potential…
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John Holland has acquired RCR Tomlinson Group’s rail business in late December 2018, after the engineering firm was placed into voluntary administration.

Inland Rail link with Port of Brisbane to supercharge trade

The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has applauded the recent release of the ‘SEQ City Deal Proposition’ by the Queensland Government…
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Gruyere JV sets target for 120,000 ounces of gold in 2019

The Gruyere gold joint venture expects to produce up to 120,000 ounces from the Western Australia operation this year after…
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Construction has begun on a processing plant in Western Australia that will create hundreds of jobs and provide benefits to thousands of local businesses.

New plan unveiled to grow Australian resources sector

The Federal Government has released a national resources plan to maintain the competitiveness of Australia’s resources sector. It aims to…
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SunRice has released its half yearly results, reporting consolidated revenue increase of seven per cent and a net profit after tax of $13.9 million, down 42 per cent compared with the previous year.

SunRice to pay NSW rice growers $12M more for 2018 crop

Food company SunRice has announced it will pay an additional $25 per tonne for all varieties delivered into the 2018…
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