About 1,500 Alcoa of Australia workers are striking across the company’s Western Australian operations, with attempts to establish a new enterprise bargaining agreement with Australian Workers Union members so far failing.
WA-based Azark Projects is calling on the federal government to review its preference for a nuclear waste storage facility in South Australia, with the George Gear-led company proposing Leonora as a more suitable location.
Perth-based conglomerate Wesfarmers has sold its stake in the Bengalla coal mine in NSW, continuing a major reshaping of its portfolio after the sale last year of another coal mine and the planned spin-off of its Coles business.
Fortescue Metals Group has reduced its stake in Atlas Iron but crucially still holds more than 10 per cent, meaning Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting will not be able to acquire full ownership of the takeover target.
UPDATED: Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting announced late Friday it has increased its stake in takeover target Atlas Iron to 56 per cent, giving it effective control, and extended its $390 million offer for two weeks.
Pilbara Minerals has released a definitive feasibility study for the planned stage-two expansion at its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project, with chief executive Ken Brinsden confident the $231 million upgrade will go ahead.
Osborne Park-based Georgiou Group has been awarded an $18.7 million contract to construct a privately-funded traffic bridge carrying Great Northern Highway over the Roy Hill rail line, located approximately 25 kilometres south-west of Port Hedland.
Australia’s resources industry has posted record exports of $220 billion for the 2018 financial year, as the country’s trade surplus rose to $1.8 billion, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Three Western Australian gold miners have outlined their growth plans, with Saracen Mineral Holdings announcing a 20 per cent increase in reserves, Northern Star Resources unveiling a $60 million exploration budget, and Red 5 targeting annual production of more than 100,000 ounces.