Friday 24th Jan, 2020
BHP's Western Australian iron ore operations in the Pilbara. Image: BHP

South Flank construction hits halfway mark

BHP has declared its multi-billion dollar South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia, 50 per cent complete….
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Komatsu to supply BHP with 41 autonomous trucks for South Flank

BHP has signed a deal with Komatsu to deploy 41 automation-ready Komatsu 930E-5 ultra-class haul trucks at the South Flank…
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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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Rio Tinto successfully launches world’s largest robot

The Western Australian Government has congratulated Rio Tinto on the successful rollout of its $940 million AutoHaul rail technology. Called…
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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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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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