Iron ore mining news
BHP and Hatch commence design study for an electric smelting furnace pilot
BHP and Hatch have signed an agreement to design an electric smelting furnace (ESF) pilot plant in support of a decision to construct the facility in Australia.
BHP trials renewable fuel at Yandi
BHP is trialling the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil to help power mining equipment at its Yandi iron ore operations in Western Australia.
CuFe to recommence mining operations at JWD
CuFe has announced that it will recommence mining operations at JWD following improved iron ore prices.
Roy Hill, Epiroc, and ASI create world’s largest autonomous mine
With assistance from Epiroc and ASI, Roy Hill has expanded its autonomous haulage system to create the world’s largest single autonomous mine.
PIF and Ma’aden enter JV agreement to invest in global mining assets
PIF and Ma’aden have signed an agreement to establish a company to invest in mining assets globally.
Fortescue announce plan for decarbonisation
Fortescue have announced their execution plan for decarbonisation, which includes US$6.2 billion capital investment by 2030 to eliminate fossil fuel risk.
Acquisition agreement boosts Alien Metals' Hancock Development
A strategic acquisition agreement has boosted the Hancock Development for Alien Metals Ltd.
Positive final investment decision reached for Onslow Iron
A positive final investment decision has been reached for Onslow Iron project marking a significant milestone.
IOCA signs agreement with Anglo American to negotiate funding and offtake
Alien Metals Ltd has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Iron Ore Company of Australia Pty Ltd, entered into a mandate letter providing for an exclusive right to negotiate project funding and offtake arrangements with Anglo American in relation to the Hancock iron ore project.
EDB provides US$55 million in financing to ERG’s SSGPO
Eurasian Development Bank has provided US$55 million to Eurasian Resources Group’s Sokolov-Sarybai Mining Production Association enterprise in Kazakhstan, in order to finance the production of export goods.