Monday 13th Jul, 2020

Fortescue’s Eliwana rail construction granted special licence

Fortescue Metals Group has been granted a special rail licence for the construction and operation of its Eliwana iron ore…
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Civmec wins Eliwana supply contract, creates 300 jobs

Fortescue Metals Group has awarded Civmec a contract to deliver the primary crushing and ore processing facility at its Eliwana…
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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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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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Iron ore prices reach $US100

Prices for iron ore have hit a five-year high, driven by higher steel production in China and speculation of another…
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Fortescue approves $3.7B Iron Bridge project

Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) and its joint venture partner Formosa have approved Stage 2 of the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project,…
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Rio TInto's Pilbara operations at Cape Lambert. Copyright © 2018 Rio Tinto.

Rio Tinto declares force majeure due to cyclone damage

Rio Tinto has announced force majeure on some of its iron ore shipping operations in Western Australia following the impact…
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Copyright © 2018 Rio Tinto.

Mining operations return to normal after cyclones

Rio Tinto has reopened all of the operations in Western Australia and Queensland that were temporarily closed in anticipation of…
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BHP autonomous trucks collide in the Pilbara

BHP has blamed a collision between two autonomous trucks at the Jimblebar iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia…
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