Peruvian iron ore producer ordered to stop

Peruvian iron ore producer ordered to stop

Peruvian iron-ore producer, Shougang Hierro Peru, has ceased operations at its Marcona mine

BHP train crash driver dismissed

BHP train crash driver dismissed

The driver of the runaway BHP train that had to be derailed last year has reportedly been sacked

Transport

11 JANUARY 2019
Alderon strategic partnership with Schneider Electric

Alderon strategic partnership with Schneider Electric

Alderon Iron Ore Corp and the Kami Mine LP have signed an MoU with Schneider Electric Canada

Investment

10 JANUARY 2019
Downer bags new Rio Tinto contract

Downer bags new Rio Tinto contract

Downer was awarded the preferred supplier role for a five-year rail renewal services contract

Transport

08 JANUARY 2019
Sustainable underground mining project ready for kick-off

Sustainable underground mining project ready for kick-off

The Sustainable Underground Mining initiative is getting ready to test new mining methods in Sweden

Technology / innovation

03 JANUARY 2019
Anglo restarts Minas-Rio

Anglo restarts Minas-Rio

Anglo American has resumed operations at its Minas-Rio iron ore mine in Brazil

Natural resources

02 JANUARY 2019
AutoHaul deployed, clocking up 1 million kilometres

AutoHaul deployed, clocking up 1 million kilometres

Rio Tinto has increased AutoHaul's reach across its operations in Western Australia

Transport

02 JANUARY 2019
Simpec to boost ship turnaround at Rio Tinto terminal

Simpec to boost ship turnaround at Rio Tinto terminal

Rio Tinto has awarded Simpec a contract to construct a remote draft survey system at Cape Lambert

Logistics

18 DECEMBER 2018
First shipment of FMG West Pilbara Fines heads for China

First shipment of FMG West Pilbara Fines heads for China

The maiden shipment of FMG's new West Pilbara Fines product has left for China

Operational Excellence

18 DECEMBER 2018
Autonomous production drilling begins at South Flank

Autonomous production drilling begins at South Flank

The first autonomous drill rig - an Epiroc Pit Viper 271 - has broken ground at BHP's South Flank

Fleet

13 DECEMBER 2018
Pindan putting roofs over Koodaideri

Pindan putting roofs over Koodaideri

Pindan Contracting chosen to build village for Rio Tinto iron ore mine

Logistics

12 DECEMBER 2018
Simpec to install electrics, comms at West Angelas camp

Simpec to install electrics, comms at West Angelas camp

Simpec has won a key contract in the construction of a camp at Rio Tinto's West Angelas mine

Power / Remote power

04 DECEMBER 2018