Monday 26th Aug, 2019
Bento Rodrigues after Samarco disaster Photo Anonio Cruz Agencia Brasil Creative Commons

BHP mine signs $366m deal after Brazil disaster

Joint venture partners BHP Billiton and Vale have committed to a US$260m (AU$366m) emergency fund after a tailings dam disaster…
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Jobs to go as Arrium tightens belt at Whyalla

Beleaguered iron ore and steel business Arrium will cut as many as 250 jobs at its Whyalla steelworks, as part…
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Contract awarded to pipeline NT gas to east coast markets

Northern Territory chief minister Adam Giles has announced the company chosen to construct and operate the North East Gas Interconnector…
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Technofast moves to a larger factory

Hydraulic bolt tensioning specialist Technofast Industries has recently relocated to a purpose-built factory in the industrial precinct of Crestmead, in…
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A pair of tailings dams at the Samarco mine breached last week and caused a major mudslide in the Bento Rodrigues community below. Photo: Google

BHP checking dams as Brazil alleges negligence

BHP Billiton is reportedly checking tailings dams across its operations in the wake of the disaster last week at its…
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Roy Hill train. Photo: Roy Hill

Roy Hill launches court action over Samsung contract

Roy Hill will take Samsung to court over millions of dollars-worth of potential penalty payments, over the delivery of the…
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BHP Billiton Nickel West. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP extends payment terms to 60 days

Mining giant BHP Billiton will potentially take twice as long to pay its suppliers for their services, after it announced…
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Arrium has struggled through the low iron ore price period. Photo: James Lauritz

BC Iron signs Qube up for Nullagine haulage

BC Iron has awarded a road haulage contract for its Nullagine mine to Qube. Qube will commence hauling product on…
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