Articles by Kristie Batten

South African mines affected by lockdown

South African mines affected by lockdown

Rio Tinto is among the miners impacted by government order

Sanbrado closer to first gold

Sanbrado closer to first gold

West African Resources' Sanbrado gold development in Burkina Faso has processed its first ore

Development

10 MAR 2020
Rio Tinto pledges $1B spend on climate

Rio Tinto pledges $1B spend on climate

Future growth will be 'carbon neutral'

Investment

27 FEB 2020
Rio Tinto to build US$100M Pilbara solar plant

Rio Tinto to build US$100M Pilbara solar plant

Investment to include a lithium-ion battery energy storage system

Sustainability

17 FEB 2020
Mine worker missing at Tasmania op

Mine worker missing at Tasmania op

A worker is missing underground at the Henty gold mine in Tasmania

Newmont ditches 'Goldcorp' in rebrand

Newmont ditches 'Goldcorp' in rebrand

Newmont drops Goldcorp name ahead of centenary year

Investment

07 JAN 2020
ioneer, Shell sign sulphur supply agreement

ioneer, Shell sign sulphur supply agreement

Offtake nearing for lithium-boron developer

Carrapateena faces delays

Carrapateena faces delays

First concentrate no longer expected this month

Perenti withdraws staff from suspended Boungou

Perenti withdraws staff from suspended Boungou

Perenti is evacuating its remaining staff from the Boungou mine in Burkina Faso

Transport

11 NOV 2019
SEMAFO, Perenti employees caught up in Burkina Faso mine convoy ambush

SEMAFO, Perenti employees caught up in Burkina Faso mine convoy ambush

At least 37 people have been killed and 60 injured in an attack on a convoy

Transport

07 NOV 2019
Wodgina lithium project shuttered

Wodgina lithium project shuttered

Woeful lithium market claims another victim

Oyu Tolgoi progressing well, Rio says

Oyu Tolgoi progressing well, Rio says

Shaft No.2 in final commissioning phase

Development

01 NOV 2019