BHP aiming to fill iron ore production gap

BHP aiming to fill iron ore production gap

Upping its production to 290Mt.

Rio Tinto iron costing more

Rio Tinto iron costing more

Cost driven up by production problems at Pilbara operations.

Development

16 JULY 2019
BHP fast tracks future iron ore mines

BHP fast tracks future iron ore mines

Could cut approval times for BHP iron ore projects in WA by 50%.

Development

12 JULY 2019
Rio Tinto train hits stolen car

Rio Tinto train hits stolen car

Stolen car causes slight disruption for Rio Tinto in Tom Price.

Logistics

09 JULY 2019
Robodriller hits 10 million metre milestone

Robodriller hits 10 million metre milestone

BHP claims to have the largest autonomous blasthole drill fleet in the world.

FIFO benefits regions outside Pilbara, Rio Tinto says

FIFO benefits regions outside Pilbara, Rio Tinto says

Rio's FIFO report shows money flows from the Pilbara but not necessarily the other way.

Logistics

08 JULY 2019
FMG's 'next leap forward'

FMG's 'next leap forward'

FMG turns the sod on Eliwana.

Development

08 JULY 2019
Simpec hits sweet spot

Simpec hits sweet spot

Simpec picks up contract extensions worth $5 million.

Logistics

02 JULY 2019
Austrak lands Koodaideri contract

Austrak lands Koodaideri contract

Win comes just months after company bought by German company Vossloh.

Transport

02 JULY 2019
Wallis commercialising automated rigs

Wallis commercialising automated rigs

Drawn the attention of another major iron ore miner and a major equipment maker.

Innovation

01 JULY 2019
BHP reaches royalty settlement with WA government

BHP reaches royalty settlement with WA government

Monies expected to go to new women's and childrens hospital and Pilbara services.

Sustainability

28 JUNE 2019
Mt Peake finds a path to market

Mt Peake finds a path to market

Genesee & Wyoming Australia will transport magnetite concentrate from Mount Peake to Darwin.

Transport

27 JUNE 2019