Saturday 23rd Mar, 2019

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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Engineer selected for BCI Minerals’ salt and potash project

BCI Minerals has selected an engineering firm to provide contract services at the Mardie salt and potash project in the…
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Altura to boost lithium mining funding

Due to strong investor demand, Altura Mining is set to raise additional funds for its lithium project at Pilgangoora in…
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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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First Australian sulphate of potash production project funded

Australia will have a domestic source of sulphate of potash, a crucial fertiliser that had to be imported, thanks to…
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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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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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Port of Port Hedland breaks records

The Port of Port Hedland has achieved a new record tonnage on a single tide, according to the Pilbara Ports…
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WA investment could drive new mining boom

Rising investment in Western Australian projects along with record sales in 2017-18 could see the mining industry return to the…
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