Surging coal, iron ore and LNG exports have made a major contribution to Australia’s trade surplus for October 2018, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has congratulated Rio Tinto on achieving its first shipment of bauxite from its Amrun project on Cape York six weeks early.
Rio Tinto is to develop its most technologically advanced mine following the full approval of a $2.6 billion1 (A$3.5 billion) investment in the Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has declared that coal has made a ‘comeback’ in its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO) update.
The WA Government has given environmental approval for a lithium manufacturing plant in the State’s South-West, paving the way for more than 500 construction jobs and up to 500 permanent jobs.
CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a contract from Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) to install autonomous haulage system technology at its Christmas Creek operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
A booming Australian minerals sector has strongly contributed to the 27th year of uninterrupted economic growth for the nation, according to latest Annual National Accounts data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Two centuries of gold mining in western Victoria is set to continue, with six companies investing in the search for copper, gold and other metals in the region, bringing jobs and a boost to local communities.
CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$1.2 billion contract from BHP to provide mining services at the Mt Arthur Coal operation in the Hunter Valley, Australia.
Australia’s economy, regional jobs and local communities will all benefit from growing demand for our world-class steel-making coal driven by population and economic growth in China and India.