Monday 19th Aug, 2019
Downer has won two mining contract extensions with a combined value of $218 million.

Downer awarded $218M in contract extensions

Downer has won two mining contract extensions with a combined value of $218 million.

The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mine inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry responds to recent mine-related tragedies.

New inspectors and safety reset implemented on QLD mines

The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mine inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry responds to recent…
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Several Australian industries, including mining, could benefit from big data analysis. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP’s long-term Pilbara plan approved

BHP’s 50 to 100-year strategic vision for the Pilbara, which includes the creations of tens of thousands of jobs, has…
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Construction begins on Fortescue’s $1.7B Eliwana mine

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has turned the first sod on Fortescue Metals Group’s $1.7 billion Eliwana mine and rail…
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Queensland exports break another record

For the first time, Queensland’s exports have earned $70 billion over the past 12 months, according to the Australian Bureau…
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Doral buys MZI’s mineral sands mine, saving jobs

MZI Resources has agreed to sell its Keysbrook mineral sands mine in Western Australia to Doral Mineral Sands, securing jobs….
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Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the EPA to expand the West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Rio Tinto reshuffles board, appoints Group Executive

Mining company Rio Tinto has announced changes to its board and appointed a new Group Executive. Barabara Levi has been…
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BHP awards Pilbara civil construction contract

BHP has selected Central Systems to undertake civil construction works at its Mount Newman mine in Western Australia. It is…
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