Aurizon's 4 major railways in the Bowen Basin of Queensland, the world's largest coking coal export region, carry coal from mines owned by BHP Billiton , Glencore , Anglo American and Peabody Energy.
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The project, valued at €150m, is expected to create many opportunities for Western Australian suppliers.
BHP later confirmed in a statement that it had fired 57 workers, including mine operators, supervisors and maintenance workers, but said the mine was again operating normally.
BHP's maintenance work on its Port Hedland facilities, spare rail capacity and 40 ships waiting to be loaded means it will be able to make its production target for June 2018 - July 2019.
BHP Billiton and BHP Billiton Plc are now BHP Group and BHP Group Plc respectively and all the tickers, including the ones on the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange will switch to “BHP” on Nov. 23.
The issue relates to the amount of tax BHP owed for selling its Australian commodities via its Singapore marketing business — or allegedly shifting its profits offshore.
According to the company, the chimney stack was structurally unsound and posed a significant threat to safety.
The global miner expects to have partial rail operations back up and running in about one week.
Ecuador is being hailed as the biggest potential new source of supply of the metal used in renewable energy.
Introducing BHP's Trommel maintenance robot.
Samarco, a joint mining venture between Brazil's Vale and BHP Billiton, could resume production at a third of its capacity at the beginning of 2020.
Iron shipments fell about 5 percent, hurt by planned maintenance and safety pauses across all operations following a fatality.
Iron ore shipments to China from Australia's Port Hedland terminal rose 5.3 percent in September.
PIRC has recommended that BHP Billiton shareholders oppose the mining company's remuneration report at its AGM on Oct. 17
Coal’s push to $100 a ton in Europe may benefit the greenest energy providers more than it does for miners.
BHP Billiton said on Monday its Kalgoorlie nickel smelter has been closed after a fire that broke out over the weekend and the plant will remain shut while it assesses the damage.
A fire at its Spence copper mine in Chile had forced it to partially shut down operations. No one was injured in the fire, which has since been extinguished.
It would resolve shareholder claims stemming from the Nov. 5, 2015 bursting of the Fundão dam in Minas Gerais run by Samarco.
Vale on top.
Miner will ask shareholders at the annual meeting in October to vote to rename the company in an effort to emphasize its Australian roots.
Drilling at new projects up 57% as spending on gold exploration reaches 21-year high.
“Everyone loves copper and everyone wants to buy it” has been this year’s mining mantra. Today the ball started rolling.
Victoria's government wants to spend $220 million on exploration and drill one million metres by 2023.
Analysts thought profits would reach $9.27 billion.
Canada's Nutrien Ltd, the world's biggest potash miner by capacity, has helped engineer a surprising price rebound for the fertilizer by idling capacity.