Thursday 27th Jun, 2019
Sandfire Resources has made a second acquisition bid for MOD Resources worth $167 million.

Sandfire Resources makes $167M acquisition bid

Sandfire Resources has made a second acquisition bid for MOD Resources worth $167 million. The acquisition would mean MOD’s assets…
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Cataby mineral sands mine officially opens in WA

A $275 million mineral sands mine has been officially opened and is expected to sustain 600 ongoing jobs over its…
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Macmahon Holdings makes $48M takeover bid

Engineering contractor Macmahon Holdings has made a $48 million takeover offer for GBF Underground Mining. The deal has been made…
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Rio Tinto successfully launches world’s largest robot

The Western Australian Government has congratulated Rio Tinto on the successful rollout of its $940 million AutoHaul rail technology. Called…
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BHP's Western Australian iron ore operations in the Pilbara. Image: BHP

Iron ore prices surge to five-year record

Iron ore prices have hit a five-year high, reaching $US110 ($159.2) per tonne as the mining industry responds to supply…
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Adani Australia has received a go ahead from Minister for the Environment Melissa Price for the groundwater management plans at its Carmichael coal mine and rail infrastructure project in the Galilee Basin, Queensland.

Adani approved for construction on Carmichael mine

Queensland’s Department of Environment and Science (DES) has approved Adani’s groundwater management plan (GDEMP) for its Carmichael mine in the…
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Rio Tinto backs Australia’s first automation TAFE course

Rio Tinto has introduced Australia’s first nationally recognised qualifications in automation to provide workers with skills in the science, technology,…
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Australian trade with China is vital for the local bulk handling sector, but have recent events begun to put strains on the relationship?

How does China’s infrastructure boom benefit Australian bulk handling?

Australian trade with China is vital for the local bulk handling sector, but have recent events begun to put strains…
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