West Footscray (VIC), Australia – Fenner Dunlop has secured the contract to manufacture and deliver the Overland Conveyor Belt package to BHP’s South Flank project in Western Australia. The Overland Conveyor Belt project is expected to be completed in December 2019. Continue reading Fenner Dunlop wins AUD 16 million South Flank Overland Conveyor Belt Contract
East Perth (WA), Australia – Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Magnetite and its joint venture partner Formosa Steel IB have approved the development of Stage 2 of the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project. The Stage 2 development includes a wet ore processing facility with a capacity 22 million mtpa, a 135 km concentrate pipeline, as well as port handling facilities including concentrate dewatering, covered storage and reclaiming/conveying to existing port outload circuits. Delivery of first ore expected in the first half of calendar year 2022. Continue reading Fortescue Metals: USD 2.6 billion Stage 2 Development of Iron Bridge Magnetite Project approved
Welshpool (WA), Australia – Mineral Commodities Ltd. (ASX: MRC) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, MRC Graphite, has executed a professional services agreement with Mondium to undertake Early Contractor Involvement and Front-End Engineering and Design for the Munglinup Graphite Project. Continue reading Mondium wins Engineering Contract for MRC Graphite Mining Project in Australia
Cairns (QLD), Australia – The Board of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has made an Investment Decision to provide Kalium Lakes Ltd. loans of up to AUD 74 million to support the Beyondie Sulphate of Potash Project (SOP), located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Given there is currently no SOP production in Australia this will create a new domestic industry. Continue reading NAIF made Investment Decision to support Development of Australia’s first Sulphate-of-Potash Project
Parsons (KS), United States – This beautifully constructed bolted RTP (Rolled, Tapered Panel) silo, built by Tank Connection in partnership with McMahon Services Australia and Ammermann Partners, stores 3000 metric tons of cement and serves the local Australian market. Continue reading Tank Connection: 3000 t Cement Storage Silo, Australia
Sydney (NSW), Australia – Australian privately-owned conveyor component OEM, PROK Conveyor Components Pty. Ltd., a Nepean company, has finalised negotiations to extend its conveyor component capability with the addition of a fully operational specialised OEM pulley business based in Gosford, NSW. Continue reading Nepean Conveyors: Extended Conveyor Pulley OEM and Overhaul Capability in Australia
Sydney (NSW), Australia – GFG Alliance executive chairman Sanjeev Gupta has revealed that the company is planning to construct a steel plant in Whyalla, Australia. According to Sanjeev Gupta, the new plant will be the largest in the Western world, capable of producing 10 million tonnes per year, with the ability and infrastructure to double capacity in time. Continue reading GFG Alliance reveals Plans for new Mega Steel Plant in Whyalla, Australia
Essen, Germany – thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has been awarded one of the largest fabrication and construction projects the company has ever handled in Western Australia. Under the contract, thyssenkrupp will design, supply, construct and commission large-scale stockyard machines for the BHP South Flank iron ore project in the central Pilbara region of Western Australia. The contract is valued at approximately €150 million (A$250 million).
Melbourne (VIC), Australia – Rio Tinto, together with joint venture partners Mitsui and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, have approved an investment of $1.55 billion (Rio Tinto’s 53 per cent share $820 million) to sustain production capacity at two projects which form part of the Robe River Joint Venture in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Continue reading Rio Tinto: Major Investment to sustain Pilbara Iron Ore Production Capacity approved
Irving (TX), United States – On August 2, 2018, Fluor Corporation announced that it continues to support BHP in the delivery of the South Flank iron ore project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which commenced construction in July. The project will be the largest iron ore processing facility ever built in Western Australia.