BHP Group said today it expected its Pilbara iron ore production to be reduced by between 6 million tonnes and 8mt this year because of the impact of flooding on its rail network and Port Hedland operations..
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a major component overhaul and replacement services (MCORS) contract to three contractors with Port Hedland workshops, with Fortescue saying the contract would result in 17 full-time, local jobs.
Wellard has sold its Wongan Hills feed mill, and Baldivis Pre-Export Quarantine lease in Western Australia, as well as its Condah Pre-Export Quarantine facility in Victoria, to Ausvision Rural Services.
Rio Tinto has revealed its full-year Pilbara iron ore shipments are expected to be at the lower end of its 338 million to 350 million tonnes guidance, after Tropical Cyclone Veronica damaged its Cape Lambert port.
Construction has officially commenced at Albemarle Corporation’s Kemerton lithium plant, which is expected to cost in excess of $1 billion and create 500 construction jobs and another 500 operational jobs in the south-west of Western Australia.
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.
The Tax Practitioners Board (TFB) announced this morning that it had terminated the tax agent registration of Peter Moltoni, following an investigation into the Perth accountant’s ties to a shell company in the British Virgin Islands.
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.