Friday 26th Apr, 2019
Iron ore stockpiles at Port Hedland. Photo: BHP Billiton

Pilbara iron ore production hit by cyclones

BHP and Rio Tinto have cut iron ore production guidance for the 2019 financial year due the impacts of Tropical…
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The first batch of trainees from Rema Tip Top’s training academy are now getting real world belt splicing experience as the mining industry prepares for a potential skills shortage.

Tip Top Training Academy graduates join the workforce

The first batch of trainees from Rema Tip Top’s training academy are now getting real world belt splicing experience as…
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Australia establishes $53M national battery research hub

The Australian Government is providing a $25 million grant to an industry-led battery research centre in Perth, Western Australia, to…
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Metso to supply Albemarle’s $1B lithium plant

Albemarle has selected Metso to provide processing equipment for its billion-dollar lithium project in Western Australia. Metso will supply pyro-processing…
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WA Government launches FIFO mental health code

In an Australian first, the Western Australian Government has launched a code of practice that focuses on promoting and maintaining…
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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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Construction begins on Australia’s largest lithium plant

WA Premier Mark McGowan has turned the first sod on Australia’s largest lithium processing plant, which is set to create…
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Rio Tinto suspends Pilbara operations due to cyclone

Rio Tinto has temporarily halted rail operations and mining at the Robe Valley project in the Pilbara in response to…
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World first for thyssenkrupp in the Pilbara

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (Australia) has been awarded one of the largest fabrication and construction projects the company has ever handled…
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