Tuesday 23rd Jul, 2019
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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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 mine expansion approved by EPA

Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to expand the West Angelas iron ore…
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BHP's Western Australian iron ore operations in the Pilbara. Image: BHP

BHP selects iron ore plant construction contractor for its $4.8B Pilbara project

BHP has awarded a plant construction contract for its $4.8 billion iron ore South Flank project in the Pilbara, Western…
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New production process for fertiliser phosphate from low value ores

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has developed a smelting process to produce soluble phosphate for fertiliser from low value ores,…
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Safety boost for Pilbara ore trains

An $18.66 million bridge will provide traffic with free movement over a major iron ore rail line, removing the potential…
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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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