Japanese Robe River parties take Rio Tinto to court

BRISBANE: Simmering hostilities between Rio Tinto and its Western Australian partners erupted into open...

Capital markets

14 DECEMBER 2000

BHP renews commitment to HBI plant

THE decision to continue operations at the Port Hedland HBI plant was a tough call, BHP's chief executive...

Archive

14 DECEMBER 2000

BHP Iron Ore considers Hope Downs ore haulage request

BHP Iron Ore is considering its formal response to the Hope Downs iron ore joint venture over a request...

Bulks

14 DECEMBER 2000

Fluor Daniel wins Hope Downs rail/port feasibility study contract

SOUTH Africa's Iscor and Australia's Hancock Prospecting have kicked off their revised feasibility study...

Archive

08 DECEMBER 2000

Anderson to visit HBI plant amid speculation on the project's future

BHP chief executive Paul Anderson will visit the company's HBI plant in Port Hedland on Thursday leading...

Archive

08 DECEMBER 2000

Hope Downs meets today on iron ore rail/port proposal

THE backers of the Hope Downs iron ore project in Western Australia are due to meet in Perth today to...

Feasibility

07 DECEMBER 2000

Iscor carve-up has Australian implications

SOUTH Africa's troubled Iscor Ltd has been set up for a major overhaul after an historic vote by shareholders...

Capital markets

04 DECEMBER 2000

Mt Newman back in business

Labour reforms and mining fleet changes have resuscitated 30-year-old Mt Whaleback's productivity levels....

Capital markets

30 NOVEMBER 2000

SASE produces first pig iron

AUIRON Energy produced the first pig iron from its SASE demonstration plant at Whyalla in South Australia...

Archive

24 NOVEMBER 2000

Burston to replace Portman managing director Geoff Wedlock

PORTMAN managing director Geoff Wedlock today announced his resignation to

Capital markets

20 NOVEMBER 2000

Kingstream says iron ore reserves sufficient for 65 years

KINGSTREAM Steel has increased the reserves at its Tallering Peak, Weld Range and Koolanooka iron ore...

Capital markets

13 NOVEMBER 2000

BHP enters final stage of court battle

MELBOURNE: Australian miner BHP expects iron ore shipments for the second quarter to match the first...

Capital markets

09 NOVEMBER 2000