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ChinaBHP sees full-year iron ore output near upper end of forecast

Reuters 21 Apr 2021
BHP Group Ltd (BHP.AX), said on Wednesday it expects annual iron ore production at the upper end of its forecast, although bad weather and planned maintenance at its operations in Western Australia sent third-quarter output nearly 2% lower ... Output from Western Australia on a 100% ...

China owns a lot more gold than it’s letting on – and here’s why

Moneyweek 21 Apr 2021
China has been the world’s largest gold producer since 2007 –this past decade it has produced about 15% of all the gold mined in the world; last year it produced 380 tonnes – that’s 20% more than the world’s second-largest producer, Australia. Since 2000, China has mined roughly 6,500 tonnes.

The gift that keeps on giving for BHP

The Daily Telegraph Australia 21 Apr 2021
BHP has reported record iron ore production from its all-important mines in Western Australia’s Pilbara region as prices surge to 10-year highs ....

Workman who shot to fame for operating Suez Canal digger finally gets his overtime pay ...

The Daily Mail 21 Apr 2021
The workman who drove the Suez Canal digger has finally received his overtime pay as well as a bonus, according to the Suez Canal Authority ... Suez Canal Authority officials praised his work as going 'above and beyond' what was required of him ... RELATED ARTICLES ... Australia's Suez Canal. HUGE piece of mining machinery is... .

What New Plane Types Will Qantas Fly Next?

Simple Flying 21 Apr 2021
Before the travel downturn, Qantas was making fat profits and in expansion mode ... Qantas began backpedaling fast ... Photo ... Photo ... They include the revenue-rich fly-in-fly-out operations focused on mining operations in Western Australia and Queensland ... In addition to outback mining runs, the Boeing 717s do work flying on the thinner Qantas trunk routes ... ....

Murray & Roberts lands R2.3bn mining contract with Newmont Corporation

Independent online (SA) 20 Apr 2021
CAPE TOWN - RUC CEMENTATION Mining Contractors, a subsidiary of the Murray & Roberts (M&R) mining platform, has been awarded a R2.3 billion Newmont Corporation shaft lining and equipment contract in Australia ... RUC is a diversified underground mining contractor with an extensive ...

Australia’s latest resources boom is driving a surge in IPOs

Mining Weekly 20 Apr 2021
Australia is leveraging off its strength as a mining powerhouse to become the go-to destination for initial public offerings in the resources sector.

Australia's largest diamond that is bigger than those in engagement rings given to Kim Kardashian ...

The Daily Mail 20 Apr 2021
Australia's largest diamond ring, a 25.02-carat monster, is expected to sell for more than $1million ... The diamond comes from Canada where it was 'ethically mined' and is worth about $990,000 to $1.2 million making it the most expensive to ever be offered in Australia.

President Biden's Indo-Pacific strategy has strong bipartisan support

The Hill 20 Apr 2021
Given the large deposits of these minerals in Australia, and the willing and able support for its mining by the Australian government, the potential for diversification of supply clearly exists. Section 848 provides an elegant path forward, leveraging the strong, enduring U.S.-Australia alliance, and asserts a U.S.

Gruyere production down in March quarter

Mining Weekly 20 Apr 2021
... production from the Gruyere mine, in Western Australia, during the three months to March.

The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward

PV Magazine 20 Apr 2021
Australia's Origin Energy wants to build a hydrogen facility at the Port of Townsville, in Queensland ... Australia-based energy company Origin ... Australia-based mining company Province Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding with French renewable energy developer Total Eren.

Biden's agenda on China needs a reality check

Alternet 20 Apr 2021
Geological Survey, in 2020, China accounted for 58% of rare earth minerals production, down from around 90% four years earlier, as the United States and Australia boosted their own mining of them ... Even if the mining of these ores increased in the U.S., refining them requires ...

US Startup Plans to Clean Up Steel Industry’s Act

WhoWhatWhy 20 Apr 2021
The German carmaker BMW is the latest investor to jump on board, joining prominent clean-tech supporters such as the Bill Gates-backed Breakthrough Energy Ventures as well as big mining companies including Australia’s BHP and Brazil’s Vale.

Australian coal mine to transform into pumped hydro facility

PV Magazine 19 Apr 2021
The company is also planning to build a pumped-hydro facility at a disused open-cut coal mining site in eastern Australia ... that is, the use of voids at Hillgrove Resources Kanmantoo copper mine in South Australia to construct a 250 MW pumped-hydro facility was terminated in February.