The miner's autonomous haulage system (AHS) fleet has already moved over one billion tonnes of ore and waste material within the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
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The iron ore producer said shipments fell to 40.5m tonnes in the three months ended Dec. 31 versus 42.2m tonnes in the same period a year ago.
Newcrest Mining Ltd's second-quarter gold production fell 0.3 percent from a year ago but rose 17.2 percent over the prior quarter.
Production at the Queensland-based operation was halted in 2015 because of falling zinc prices. Since then, prices for the metal have more than doubled.
The company’s Cascabel project is located in the northern portion of the Andean copper belt in Ecuador, renowned for hosting almost half the world’s copper known reserves.
When it comes to finally reaching a deal to secure Freeport-McMoRan Inc.’s long-term right to keep mining in Indonesia, the ball appears to be firmly in Rio Tinto Group’s court.
The company beat expectations on Thursday with a 5% increase in 2017 production.
The world's largest mining and construction equipment maker beat market expectations for fourth quarter earnings and said its sales growth momentum is expected to continue in 2018.
The field of prospective bidders for ScotiaMocatta, the metals trading arm of Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia, has narrowed to two.
SEC will push ahead with the prosecution of the company, former chief executive Tom Albanese and ex-chief financial officer Guy Elliott over alleged attempts to cover up multi-billion losses on a coal investment in Africa.
Big mining companies, restored to health following the 2015-16 price crash, are seeking to rationalize their portfolios and acquire assets in line with heightened focus on the best quality minerals and anticipated demand for battery materials.
Indian commodities billionaire said the rally in Anglo American Plc vindicated his personal bet in the mining group.
The new unit, under Mongolian leadership, will focus on exploration and local ties.
Wall Street fell on Thursday after a run of strong performances from the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index.
Measure was taken as Chinese coal haulers continue to disrupt deliveries near the border with Mongolia, the mine's majority owner Turquoise Hill said.
During a meeting with investors and analysts in Sao Paulo, Vale’s investor relations director, André Figueiredo, said it seemed “natural” for his company to become the sole owner of the project.
The Australian miner has also unearthed the tenth +100 carat stone recovered from Lulo since mining operations began two years ago.
Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill said the bill relates to an audit on taxes imposed and paid by the mine operator between 2013 and 2015.
The re-start of a mothballed zinc mine in Australia is turning out to have a strong upside for both the mining company and its investors.
Hunger for high-quality iron ore from Australia and Brazil pushed Chinese imports of the steelmaking ingredient to a record high in 2017.
This rise happened due to a recovery in output in producer countries such as the United States, Russia and China and an accompanying rise in export activity.
The terminal expects to clear all remaining vessels from its harbour as safety measure after tropical cyclone intensified off nation's western coast.
Decision doesn’t mean the miner has abandoned plans to capitalize on the electric-car boom, sources familiar with the matter say.
The good luck for BHP is that only about 40 to 45 percent of existing nickel mine supply is suitable for processing into a battery-grade chemical product.
Together with hundreds of people, exotic animals arrived in California during the Gold Rush of the 1850s.