The Deloitte WA Index experienced a month of growth in April 2018, as the market capitalisation of Western Australian listed companies increased by 6.5% to close out the month at AU$184.2bn.
A 62,000 tonne shipment of bauxite from a new Queensland mine has left Australian shores as part of a four-year export deal with one of China’s largest integrated aluminium companies.
The Deloitte WA Index marginally fell during March 2018 as the market capitalisation of Western Australian listed companies decreased by 1.43% to close out the month at AU$173.08bn.
CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$190 million contract extension from Anglo American to continue to provide mining services at Dawson South in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, Australia.
A new national survey on citizen attitudes toward mining shows that three-quarters of Australians think mining companies should gain consent from local communities before development.
As operational realities in mining have shifted irrevocably in the face of a digital revolution, so 2018 will be a year of rapid change in an industry that is poised for growth, according to the latest edition of Deloitte’s annual Tracking the Trends mining report.
Thiess has secured two contracts with a combined revenue of $440 million to provide mining services at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Caval Ridge and Peak Downs coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, Australia.