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Kalium Lakes gets the green light

Premier of Western Australia Mark McGowan yesterday signed off on a Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility loan to assist in developing infrastructure for Kalium Lakes' Beyondie project.

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Karratha students gain on-site robotics insights

Students with a keen interest in robotics were given the chance to witness the impact new technologies would have on the mining industry when the visited a couple of Rio Tinto sites last week.

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Challenges for lithium market

US lithium giant Albemarle Corporation has suspended one of its joint ventures due to continuous trying conditions for the commodity.

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BHP looks within for new chief executive

BHP’s Minerals Australia Boss Mike Henry will replace Andrew Mackenzie as the mining giant’s new chief executive from the beginning of next year.

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Rio re-opens pit at Tom Price after ‘toxic gas’...

Mining giant Rio Tinto was forced to shut down an open pit operation at its Tom Price mining hub in the Pilbara after workers were exposed to “toxic gas”, it has been reported.

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FMG misses out on $20b Guinea iron ore deal

Fortescue Metals Group has lost out to the Societe Miniere de Boke-Winning consortium on a tender to develop part of Guinea’s Simandou iron ore project.

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industry insight

A new gold rush for the Pilbara

When Canada’s Novo Resources Chairman and President Dr Quinton Hennigh moderated a live satellite

Products and Technology

Revolutionising conveyor health monitoring 

Taking real-time data and using it to enhance asset management, improve reliability and deliver ground-breaking predictive capabilities, Aura IQ is

People and Projects

A nickel renaissance 

It is 50 years since Western Australian nickel grabbed the world’s attention as a burgeoning commodity, and now new industries are placing it back on the global stage. 

Occupational Health and Safety

Improving the balance

Operating at the top of an industry recognised for continually pushing the envelope when it comes to export figures, it is unsurprising Rio Tinto would look to improve



Breaking ahead of the curve on innovation

Innovation may have been the big buzz word in the mining sector for a number of years, but it has been thrown around so...

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