Australian mining giant BHP says it remains hopeful it can reach a deal with the union at it's Escondida copper mine in Chile and stave off strike action.
Sinead Kaufman used to be one of a handful of women in senior operational roles when she was climbing the ladder at Rio Tinto.
Danielle Le Messurier
The group says the deal is part of its ambitions to develop the Ashburton hub and quadruple its iron ore production.
Now in its 30th year the three-day talkfest — which kicks off on Monday — continues to distance itself from past traditions as companies and executives work on fostering a more inclusive environment.
Marnie Finlayson’s work ethic — instilled through a remote upbringing and from building her career from the ground up — is a driving force behind the waves Rio Tinto is making in the lithium space.
Troubled miner Griffin Coal has suspended operations at Collie by invoking a force majeure, blaming wet weather conditions.
Aboriginal communities are fighting for a stronger role to protect their culture from resources extraction. How the industry responds will be a big topic for discussion at this year’s forum.
BHP and its Canadian partner in the Goldfields will build two solar farms and a battery storage system to bring down carbon emissions at Nickel West’s Leinster and Mount Keith operations.
The McGowan Government’s Skills Summit will today be urged to capitalise on the indefinite lockdown of Sydney by luring workers to COVID-free WA.
Salt Lake Potash has run aground in the ramp-up of its processing plant near Wiluna, with the company flagging a big hit in initial production and a funding shortfall.
A company that hired a FIFO worker just months after he allegedly raped a woman in her donga at a BHP mine site have confirmed the high-voltage electrician has been dismissed.
Another record-breaking quarter for Fortescue Metals Group’s Pilbara iron ore operations has helped the Andrew Forrest-controlled miner set a new exports benchmark.
The man at the centre of sex attack allegations at a Pilbara FMG site can be revealed as an aspiring DJ.
Investor confidence in the continuing iron ore boom for both miners — and rumours of a possible sale of BHP’s petroleum division to Woodside — have driven their shares to new intraday highs.
A Scarborough man is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court on Thursday charged with indecent assault over an alleged attack on a woman at a Pilbara mine site.
Fortescue’s move is another indication the industry is acting swiftly and an encouraging reflection of the impact The West’s revelations have had and what the impending inquiry may result in.
Fortescue will undertake a major security review of all worksites in the wake of a sex attack allegation at one of its Pilbara sites and after a spate of rape claims industry-wide.
CEO Jakob Stausholm says government stimulus in response to ongoing COVID-19 pressures has driven strong demand for the miner’s products at a time of constrained supply.
His appointment to the Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corporation coincides with fraught relations between miners and traditional landowners after the Juukan Gorge blasts.
The identity of a BHP worker charged with two counts of rape at a Pilbara mining accommodation hub can finally be revealed.
Investors have backed a $40 million acquisition by newly minted gold miner Capricorn Resources of a two million ounce gold project 280km north-east of Perth.
An $82 million extension to a central Queensland metallurgical coal mine has been approved by the state government.
Fraser Barton and Marty Silk
BHP Group has agreed a deal to buy Noront Resources, trumping a bid by WA mining magnate Andrew Forrest, as the world’s biggest miner accelerates its push into metals of the future.
Rio Tinto will spend $US2.4 billion ($3.3b)building a lithium mine in Serbia, in the latest sign that the biggest miners are pushing into metals poised to benefit from the green-energy transition.
Thomas Biesheuvel and Misha Savic
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