Saturday 29th Feb, 2020
Rio Tinto iron ore operations have restarted in the Pilbara, Western Australia following the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Damien in Western Australia.

Pilbara production predictions cut following Cyclone Damien

Rio Tinto iron ore operations have restarted in the Pilbara, Western Australia following the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Damien. The…
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Contract worth $55M awarded for Rio Tinto mine infrastructure

Mondium has awarded a contract worth $55 million at Rio Tinto’s Western Turner Syncline 2 (WTS2) mine site for the…
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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.

Plant maintenance contract worth $100M awarded

Rio Tinto has awarded a major contract fixed plant maintenance services worth more than $100 million at its West Angelas…
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Rio Tinto and WA launch automation TAFE course

The Western Australian Government, Rio Tinto and South Metropolitan TAFE have partnered to launch an Australian-first automation-focused course, the Certificate…
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Rio Tinto awards $250M in West Angelas contracts

Rio Tinto has awarded $250 million worth of construction contracts to two contractors for work at the Robe River Joint…
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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 reshuffles board, appoints Group Executive

Mining company Rio Tinto has announced changes to its board and appointed a new Group Executive. Barabara Levi has been…
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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 backs Australia’s first automation TAFE course

Rio Tinto has introduced Australia’s first nationally recognised qualifications in automation to provide workers with skills in the science, technology,…
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