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Mining giant achieves fifth fatality free year

A major mineral company managed to increase production without killing any workers. Rio Tinto confirmed its Pilbara operations lifted iron ore production 2 per cent to 331.5 million tonnes (Mt) in...

Simandou mine site

$26B mega project reopens

A Pilbara ‘killer’ development resumed after proponents settled a long-running dispute. Rio Tinto recently reopened its US$20 billion (A$26.7B) Simandou Project, 526km southeast of...

Rio Tinto safety equipment

Mining bosses resign over alleged workplace theft

Resources managers vacated their positions after being accused of removing company-owned property and using it for personal gain. Multiple Rio Tinto site supervisors recently resigned from their...

BHP wind fence

Contract awarded for ‘national first’ project

A construction company won the primary tender for one of Australia’s first air quality developments in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. A subsidiary of CIMIC Group recently secured the...

Rio Tinto train

Mining giants order eco friendly trains

Multiple resources companies will add battery power to their rail networks. BHP, Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals Group recently bought new battery-electric locomotives for their operations in Western...

CSI wins mining contract for Rio Tinto at Brockman 2 iron ore mine

Mineral Resources awards mining contract by Rio Tinto

Mineral Resources Ltd’s CSI Mining Services has been awarded a mining contract by Rio Tinto to carry out work at the Brockman 2 iron ore mine in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The scope of the...