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Ausdrill appoints first female director

Ausdrill has appointed its first female director as part of a board shake-up.

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Rio celebrates first driverless train journey

Rio Tinto is celebrating the first delivery of iron ore using its driverless train technology.

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EPA gives the green light for Super Pit extensions

Western Australia’s environmental watchdog has cleared a path for the next extension of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s Super Pit, although it remains unclear when it will begin.

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Panel unveils mining future

A heavy-hitter panel of mining management has lifted the lid on the future of the Pilbara’s mining landscape at the 2018 Hedland Economic and Resources Forum.

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Aussie gold plays outperform US

Saracen Mineral Holdings Managing Director Raleigh Finlayson believes Australia’s mid-tier gold miners could turn their focus overseas to grow their businesses, with the valuations of Australia’s top gold companies beginning to outpace their North American rivals.

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Pilbara ports set new export record

The Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has declared another year of record throughput, as Pilbara iron ore miners continue to streamline their operations.

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Great expectations

Lang Hancock, the man responsible for discovering the Pilbara’s enormous iron ore deposits, undoubtedly left an extraordinary legacy.

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