Thursday 16th Jul, 2020

Queensland boosts mineral exports by half a billion dollars

Freight charges will be discounted, and the Port of Townsville will get a new container terminal as part of the…
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Rock supply contract won for Port of Townsville upgrade

A multi-million-dollar rock supply contract has been awarded as part of the $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project….
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Australian resource export value expected to surge

Australia’s resources export values are expected to hit $278 billion in 2018–2019, a “sizeable upward revision” due to an improved…
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World’s largest airborne electromagnetic survey unearths mineral potential

The world’s largest airborne electromagnetic survey (AEM) has revealed new potential mineral and groundwater resources in the Northern Territory and…
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Eight Queensland resource projects will now be prohibited from employing a fully fly-fin fly-out (FIFO) workforce, in order to support local jobs.

Newcrest partners with Greatland Gold in $91M deal

Newcrest Mining and Greatland Gold have agreed to a $US65 million ($91.82 million) farm-in to advance the latter’s Havieron copper-gold…
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Landmark trade deal to benefit Australian farmers, manufacturers

The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IC-CEPA) will create new trade opportunities for Australian and Indonesian businesses, boost two-way investment…
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Rio Tinto reveals copper-gold discovery

Rio Tinto has released details of a promising copper-gold discovery at the Winu project in the Yeneena Basin of the…
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Rio Tinto reports increase in iron ore production

Rio Tinto has reported its iron ore shipments from the Pilbara in WA reached a total of 338 million tonnes…
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Metso has acquired the Chilean mining engineering, construction and technology company HighService Service to further strengthen its service portfolio.

Metso sells grinding media business to Moly-Cop

Finnish mining and resources company Metso has completed the sale of its grinding media business to Moly-Cop, a portfolio company…
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