Rail issues crimp NQ zinc, copper, lead deliveries

Rail issues crimp NQ zinc, copper, lead deliveries

Reports say line could be out of action for 12 months.

Transport

18 FEB 2019
Savannah shipment sent

Savannah shipment sent

Another milestone in the restart of the Kimberley nickel-copper-cobalt mine.

Transport

15 FEB 2019
Hunter line back in business

Hunter line back in business

Train derailed on February 6, damaging 2km of track.

Transport

13 FEB 2019
Big Australian all at sea in cabotage cut

Big Australian all at sea in cabotage cut

BHP angers the union with plans to dump shipping service.

Transport

15 JAN 2019
Road train explosion blame game

Road train explosion blame game

Queensland government seeks damages for 2014 road train ammonium nitrate blast.

Transport

14 JAN 2019
BHP train crash driver sacked

BHP train crash driver sacked

Was reportedly told of dismissal in the week before Christmas.

Transport

11 JAN 2019
Shipping dips in the Pilbara in December

Shipping dips in the Pilbara in December

Monthly throughput from Pilbara ports down 1%.

Transport

10 JAN 2019
World's largest robot rolling

World's largest robot rolling

Autohaul autonomous rail program deployed.

Transport

07 JAN 2019
Esperance iron ore shipments restart

Esperance iron ore shipments restart

Iron ore flows out of Esperance once more.

Transport

20 DEC 2018
Aburri barge dust cloud blows McArthur down the river

Aburri barge dust cloud blows McArthur down the river

Reports of lead contamination issues from former workers on the Aburri barge in the NT.

Transport

19 DEC 2018
Simpec to help Rio Tinto turn ships around quicker

Simpec to help Rio Tinto turn ships around quicker

Contract worth $4.5 million to develop a remote draft survey system at Cape Lambert.

Transport

18 DEC 2018
Lightning strike warning

Lightning strike warning

Miners shouldn't think of heavy rubber tyred vehicles as places of safety during storms.

Sustainability

18 DEC 2018
Shark theme for FMG tugs

Shark theme for FMG tugs

First two of FMG tugs named.

Transport

07 DEC 2018
Australian Potash seals Lake Wells road deal

Australian Potash seals Lake Wells road deal

Work to seal the 100km of the Great Central Road to the east of Laverton will begin in January.

Maintenance

04 DEC 2018
Five more flying years for Nickel West and Alliance

Five more flying years for Nickel West and Alliance

BHP will keep flying with Alliance

Transport

03 DEC 2018
Nation-wide brake warning in wake of BHP rail fail

Nation-wide brake warning in wake of BHP rail fail

BHP brake fail prompts national warning

Transport

22 NOV 2018

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