Iron ore

Rio Tinto board approves world’s biggest mining project

The board of Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has approved what will be the world’s biggest mining project, CEO Jakob…

BHP announces profit of $6.6bn in second half of 2023

Australian mining giant BHP has announced an underlying profit of $6.6bn (A$10.04bn) in the second half (H2) of 2023, the…

Magnetite Mines signs MOU to make Port Pirie a green iron hub

Magnetite Mines has signed an MOU with Port Pirie Regional Council, a local government area in South Australia, to develop…

Rio Tinto’s autonomous train derails in Western Australia

Anglo Australian mining giant Rio Tinto’s autonomous train derailed on Sunday evening 120km from Dampier port in Western Australia (WA).…

Rio Tinto, BHP, BlueScope partner on low-carbon steelmaking

Rio Tinto and BHP, along with Australian steelmaker BlueScope, have agreed to jointly investigate the development of the nation's first…

Vale posts big rise in iron and copper production

The world’s second-biggest iron ore supplier, Vale, saw production soar in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2023, exceeding company estimates…

Brazil orders Vale and BHP to pay $9.7bn for dam disaster

A federal judge in Brazil has ordered mining majors Vale and BHP to pay $9.7bn (47.69bn reais) in damages for…

Genmin secures 20-year permit for Gabon iron ore project  

Genmin, an Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)-listed mining company, has obtained a 20-year mining permit for its wholly owned Baniaka iron…

CCI study flags issues with iron ore pricing and export in India

The differential prices for iron ore will likely create concerns in the competitive market and iron ore exports should be…

Homerun closes British Columbia silica project acquisition

Canadian silica processing company Homerun Resources has concluded the option to acquire a 100% stake in the Tatooine silica project…

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