Australia's devastating floods could remove 5 percent or more of steelmaking coal from world markets, a major bank estimated on Wednesday, as signs emerged that damage and disruption to coal infrastructure continued to spread with […]
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Premiums for spot primary aluminium in Asia are unlikely to rise after Rio Tinto declared force majeure on shipments from its Boyne unit, due to weak demand and sufficient supplies. Photo by Patrick Hoesly.
Mining Weekly reports: ASX-listed contract miner and construction specialist the Leighton Group on Wednesday reported that a number of its contract mining operations in Queensland had been affected by the severe weather conditions in Queensland.
The chief executive of POSCO, the world's No.3 steelmaker, said it would be difficult to raise steel prices enough to cover rising raw materials costs stemming from flooding in Australia, which has affected coal mines, rail links and ports.
Fortescue Metals has approved capital expenditures totaling $8.4 billion to expand its iron ore production in Western Australia from 55 million to 155 million mt/y over a period of 30 months. The expansion and spending […]
On November 29 last year Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto signed a contract for the delivery and testing of the first Tunnel Boring System (TBS), which has been developed for Rio’s Mine of the Future program. The TBS embodies Aker Wirth’s innovative Mobile Tunnel Miner concept and will be tested at Northparkes copper mine in Australia. This [...]
The mine, in Australia's New South Wales was closed on Wednesday after a fire broke out in the mine Coal miner Xstrata on Friday said it was too early to say when it could reopen Australia's Blakefield South coal mine, which has been shut down due to a
IT IS little comfort for those who have lost everything but Queensland's floods could provide some economic growth as communities rebuild, households replace damaged appliances and coal prices increase.
China Yunnan Copper reports a significant drill intercept of heavy rare earths at its Mt. Dorothy prospect in north-west Queensland SYDNEY - With a significant heavy rare earth element intercept at the China Yunnan Copper Australia (ASX: CYU) Mount
The miner says no miners were caught underground and no injuries have been reported from the fire that erupted on Wednesday afternoon at the mine in New South Wales SYDNEY (Reuters) - A fire has caused Australia's Blakefield South coal mine in New South
FLSmidth has announced an offer to acquire Australian-listed company ESSA Australia Limited (ESSA). FLSmidth's offer corresponds to an enterprise value of approximately DKK 170m. The offer was unanimously recommended by the Board of Directors of […]
Leading Scottish engineering company, Howden Compressors Ltd., part of the Howden group of companies, announces that is has received a multi-million pound order to manufacture and supply a substantial number of its largest screw compressors, […]
Mining major Anglo American (Anglo) would sell its Moly-Cop and AltaSteel to Australian company OneSteel for $932-million. The two businesses, which are part of Anglo's Scaw Metals, make steel balls and rods that are used […]
The two companies proposing to develop Australia's biggest grass roots gold project, Tropicana, today jointly approved the project's development. Read more
Metso Minerals assembled crushers save time and improve safety for iron ore concentrator in Western Australia at the Karara project. This is an integrated development of a magnetite deposit, to produce both high grade magnetite concentrate on-site and […]
NL Technologies, which designs and markets underground digital communications solutions for the mining and tunneling industries, announced today that they received the ANZEx approval certificate from Simtars for the Polaris cap lamp. Read the press release
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $47 million to supply power substations to help Rio Tinto increase production capacity at iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western […]
In early 2010, Gekko Systems was contracted to design and manufacture a 10 ton-per-hour pre-concentration modular gold plant for Morning Star Gold to install at its Woods Point Gold Project, located in Victoria’s historic eastern […]
Peabody has become the first underground coal miner in Australia to install a long-term entrapment refuge, after purchasing a 14 person CoalSAFE refuge from MineARC Systems in August. Read more
New possibilities for effective process automation via partnership of weighing technology leader and material analysis innovator
Schenck Process of Germany and FCT-ACTech of Australia have signed a Sales Representation Agreement for the promotion of FCT’s unique Continuous On-Stream Mineral Analyser (COSMA) by Schenck Process in multiple territories. Read more
Metso will supply mining equipment to Gindalbie Metals Limited for their Karara iron ore project situated in the Midwest region of Western Australia. The delivery will be completed during the second quarter of 2011. Read […]
Brisbane, Australia- NL Technologies (NLT) announces the approval by IECex for the newest addition to their IS-approved family of Wi-Fi access points and network client devices supporting communications and tracking solutions for Australian coal mines, NetPort-able IS […]
STATESVILLE, N.C., USA — Doosan Portable Power dealer Clark Equipment will showcase the newest Ingersoll Rand-branded air compressor for the drilling industry at DRILL 2010 inAdelaide, South Australia, September 22 to 25. The Clark Equipment […]
With only days until the Australian election, Prime Minister Julia Gillard toured a Bucyrus workshop in northern Queensland, reported the AP.
The Fraser Institute says Alberta is the world’s most attractive jurisdiction for mining exploration and development, no thanks to new or proposed mining tax hikes in Australia, Nevada and Quebec. Read more