Friday 26th Apr, 2019

Rio Tinto awards key Koodaideri engineering contract

WorleyParsons has won a contract to perform engineering, procurement and construction management services at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project….
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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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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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Rio TInto's Pilbara operations at Cape Lambert. Copyright © 2018 Rio Tinto.

Rio Tinto declares force majeure due to cyclone damage

Rio Tinto has announced force majeure on some of its iron ore shipping operations in Western Australia following the impact…
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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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MRC Graphite awards engineering contract on WA operation

Mineral Commodities’ subsidiary MRC Graphite has awarded an early start engineering contract for its Munglinup graphite operations in Western Australia…
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