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
BHP selects thyssenkrupp for South Flank

BHP selects thyssenkrupp for South Flank

Deal valued at about €150 million (US$170.8 million)

Transport

30 NOVEMBER 2018
Rio approves development of 'intelligent' Koodaideri mine

Rio approves development of 'intelligent' Koodaideri mine

The board of Rio Tinto has approved the development of the US$2.6 billion Koodaideri iron ore mine

Investment

29 NOVEMBER 2018
CSIRO will work with Fortescue to identify, develop and commercialise technologies

CSIRO and Fortescue partner on hydrogen tech

CSIRO and Fortescue partner up on hydrogen technologies to support the development of new industries...

Sustainability

22 NOVEMBER 2018