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South32 Q4 coking coal output falls 24pc

Diversified mining and metals group South32 has beaten its metallurgical coal output guidance for 2017-18, boosted by better-than-expected production at its Illawarra project even as fourth-quarter output dipped 24 per cent.

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Evolution’s Castle Hill rethinks Mungari

Evolution Mining is set to extend the life of its Mungari gold operation near Kalgoorlie by at least two years after cancelling a deal with Norton Gold Fields, which gave it first rights to develop the Castle Hill gold deposit 25km to the north-west.

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WA property market falls since end of mining boom

The full impact of the end of the mining boom on WA’s property market has been revealed with new figures showing falls of up to 73 per cent in house and unit values over the past decade.

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NRW wins South Flank earthworks contract for BHP

NRW Holdings has won a $176 million earthworks contract on BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara.

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BHP beats iron ore export target

BHP has posted record annual iron ore production from its Pilbara operations of 275 million tonnes (238 million-tonne BHP share), up three per cent on the previous year, lifted by improved productivity across its rail network and port.

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Saracen books record production

Saracen Mineral Holdings has flagged plans to push towards a production rate of 400,000 ounces per annum after booking record full-year production and increasing its output guidance for full-year 2019.

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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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