Rail freight operator Aurizon has brought in former Woodside Petroleum senior manager Tina Thomas as executive vice-president of human resources, as the company undertakes a new organisational structure.
Arrium administrators KordaMentha has awarded BGC Contracting a $720 million contract to continue work at the Iron Knob and South Middleback Ranges iron ore projects in South Australia through to 2022.
Dormant explorer New Horizon Coal has extended its deadline for an $18.8 million capital raising after receiving an underwriting commitment for 70 per cent of the target amount, as it looks to shift its focus to oil.
Perth-based gold juniors Gascoyne Resources and Intermin Resources have both reached milestones, with Gascoyne earmarking GR Engineering Services for construction of processing infrastructure while Intermin has achieved first production.
Kidman Resources has entered into an agreement to farm-in to 19 lithium-prospective tenements in Western Australia owned by nickel miner Western Areas, with the scrip-and-spend deal worth up to $11.6 million.
Graphite-focused tech company Hazer Group has announced plans to form a joint venture with diversified business Mineral Resources, after MinRes boosted its stake in Hazer by subscribing for $5 million worth of shares.
Fortescue Metals Group has announced major changes to its leadership, with a new chief executive taking the reins and its directors taking a hands-on role to support an updated strategy that focuses on producing more higher-grade iron ore.
Downsizing in the resources sector is outstripping emerging demand from technology, medical and education businesses for CBD office space according to a new report by independent property research firm Y Research.
The state government is planning to restrict new residential developments in the west end of Port Hedland while also implementing a new regulatory framework for air quality in the town, which is located adjacent to large iron ore stockpiles.