Eliwana gets licence to rail

Eliwana gets licence to rail

Licence granted to FMG allows it to start constructing the Eliwana rail line

Transport

28 JANUARY 2020
Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

State prosecutors in Brazil have charged 16 people with murder and environmental crimes

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

More than 350 people are expected to march 300km from Belo Horizonte to Brumadinho for anniversary

New FMG Shanghai office strengthens China link

New FMG Shanghai office strengthens China link

Move follows establishment of Chinese subsidiary

Supply chain management

15 JANUARY 2020
BHP, Fluor hit milestone in South Flank ore-handling plant construction

BHP, Fluor hit milestone in South Flank ore-handling plant construction

First 1,500 tonnes of modules erected for the ore-handling plant

Design / Build

14 JANUARY 2020
Mondium bags major contract for Rio's WTS2

Mondium bags major contract for Rio's WTS2

Iron ore work worth A$400 million

Development

13 JANUARY 2020
NRW secures major Eliwana contract

NRW secures major Eliwana contract

NRW Contracting will work on rail development at Eliwana in Western Australia

Transport

06 JANUARY 2020
Minas-Rio tailings facility gets go-ahead

Minas-Rio tailings facility gets go-ahead

Next step in process for Brazilian long-term iron ore operation

CPB Contractors wins three Rio Tinto contracts

CPB Contractors wins three Rio Tinto contracts

CPB Contractors has been selected by Rio Tinto to deliver three separate packages of work

Development

03 JANUARY 2020
Sandvik gives giant electric LHD a makeover

Sandvik gives giant electric LHD a makeover

Engineering group will deliver the upgraded LH625iE for field-testing at LKAB's Kiruna mine

Fleet

16 DECEMBER 2019
Fortescue employs more VTEC programme graduates

Fortescue employs more VTEC programme graduates

Training facility has helped train and employ hundreds since its 2006 opening

Sustainability

16 DECEMBER 2019
Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

No warning as heavy rains compromised brittle wall structure

Geomechanics / Ground ...

16 DECEMBER 2019